Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Obese Men Benefit Less From Radiation for Prostate Cancer

Obese Men Benefit Less From Radiation for Prostate Cancer
WKYT 27 NEWSFIRST & WYMT Mountain News - Jun 26 4:24 PM
MONDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Obese men with prostate cancer are less likely to benefit from radiation therapy than men who aren't overweight. The finding may help doctors determine which patients -- particularly overweight ones -- need to have more aggressive treatment.Save to My Web

American Diabetes Association Launches New Theme For America's Walk For Diabetes
Medical News Today - Jun 27 12:03 AM
Every 21 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes. Every 21 seconds there is a new reason to walk. Who's your reason? The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has launched a new theme designed to bring the reality of the diabetes epidemic into perspective. The "Every 21 Seconds" message will be the main theme at America's Walk for Diabetes events across the country. [click link for full article]Save to My Web

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Detroit News - Jun 26 10:57 PM
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Coffee drinkers at lower diabetes risk, says study
Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Jun 27 7:06 AM
The study is not the first to document this association. However, in previous studies it was unclear if the relationship were true among people of different ages and body weights and if the caffeine component was the ingredient primarily responsible for the anti-diabetes effect.Save to My Web

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