Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Gene linked to Type 2 diabetes found (Diabetes Mellitus)


Gene linked to Type 2 diabetes found
EARTHtimes.org - Jun 11 8:41 AM
In what might be the first step towards finding a cure for one of the most common diseases, Australian scientists have found a gene that is associated with Type 2 diabetes, a condition that affects millions of people worldwide.Save to My Web

Costs pose hurdle for diabetes monitoring devices
Reuters via Yahoo! News - 59 minutes ago
Monitoring systems that can help diabetics better control fluctuations in their blood sugar levels will take time to catch on because they are expensive and insurers are not yet providing coverage for the devices, physicians and analysts said.Save to My Web

Coffee Drinking Associated With Lower Risk For Alcohol-related Liver Disease
Science Daily - Jun 13 9:10 AM
Drinking coffee may be related to a reduced risk of developing the liver disease alcoholic cirrhosis, according to a report in the June 12 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.Save to My Web

Diabetes is surging worldwide
International Herald Tribune - Jun 11 2:05 PM
The number of people around the world with diabetes has surged in the last two decades, claiming millions of lives and taxing the ability of health care systems to deal with the epidemic.Save to My Web

Diabetes Mellitus