Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Do You Have Diabetes?


Do You Have Diabetes?
AskMen - Feb 25 2:02 PM
Diabetes mellitus, or high blood sugar, results from a deficiency of insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas. When the body doesn't produce insulin or doesn't use it correctly, it can't make use of its main fuel -- sugar.Save to My Web

More deaths are resulting from funerals
Ghanaweb.com - Feb 22 11:19 AM
Accra, Feb. 22, GNA - Mrs Martha Gyansa Lutterodt, Acting Head of the Ghana National Drug Programme of the Ministry of Health, on Wednesday observed that funerals were increasingly becoming a cause of death in addition to non-communicable diseases.Save to My Web

Prevention Research Strategies
RedNova - Feb 25 3:12 AM
By Kuller, Lewis H Prevention of disease is the only method to substantially reduce morbidity and mortality in a population.Save to My Web

Apidra(R) - a New Rapid-Acting Insulin Analog - Is Now Available in the United States for Hyperglycemia in Adults with
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 28 10:00 AM
Sanofi-aventis U.S. announced today that Apidra , a new prandial or mealtime insulin analog, is now available by prescription in the United States for the control of hyperglycemia in adult patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

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Monday, February 27, 2006

Shire plc: Strong (Diabetes Mellitus) 2005 Performance Supports Positive Outlook


Shire plc: Strong 2005 Performance Supports Positive Outlook
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 23 6:49 AM
Shire plc announces results for the twelve months to December 31, 2005 - a year in which significant milestones were met, providing clear future development opportunities.Save to My Web

Coffee reduces diabetes risk
Malaya - Feb 24 6:40 AM
oes coffee drinking reduce the risk for diabetes? A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine January 6, 2004 suggested that regular coffee drinking "reduces the risk" for the development of Type II (adult onset) diabetes mellitus.Save to My Web

Obesity Is A Significant Predictor Of Periodontal Disease
Medical News Today - Feb 24 12:04 PM
People have a new reason to stick to their New Year's resolution to lose excess weight besides fitting into the latest fashion trends. Researchers from University at Buffalo found that obesity is a significant predictor for periodontal disease, independent of age, gender, race, ethnicity, and smoking... click link for more info.Save to My Web

More deaths are resulting from funerals
Ghanaweb.com - Feb 22 11:19 AM
Accra, Feb. 22, GNA - Mrs Martha Gyansa Lutterodt, Acting Head of the Ghana National Drug Programme of the Ministry of Health, on Wednesday observed that funerals were increasingly becoming a cause of death in addition to non-communicable diseases.Save to My Web

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Forget food fads, try the diet secrets of the 16th century (Diabetes Mellitus)


Forget food fads, try the diet secrets of the 16th century
Alameda Times-Star - IN the halls of academe, publishing and medicine, where national dietary policy grows like so many inedible mushrooms in my basement, last week was a highly unappetizing week. A huge new study blasted a super-sized hole in the long-held notion that a

Forget food fads, try the diet secrets of the 16th century
Inside Bay Area - IN the halls of academe, publishing and medicine, where national dietary policy grows like so many inedible mushrooms in my basement, last week was a highly unappetizing week. A huge new study blasted a super-sized hole in the long-held notion that a

Juvenile diabetes fund-raiser is family affair
Bridgeville Area News - During the day while Marlo Velazquez is at school, South Fayette Elementary nurse Gail Manko helps keep the first-grader's diabetes under control. So it's only fitting that Manko won a trip to Las Vegas, courtesy of a fund-raiser for the Juvenile

New Dietary Advice, Government Program, Drug -- and a Truly Novel New
Medscape News - The American Heart Association has just issued new advice on dietary approaches to prevent and treat hypertension, and new research identifies the antihypertensive effects of vegetable protein and cocoa. Also, the danger of "prehypertension" is

Diabetes In Monkeys Reversed By Transplanting Islets From Pig
Medical News Today - A team in the US has reversed diabetes in monkeys by transplanting cell clusters - known as islets - from pig pancreases, a study in Nature Medicine reports. In previous research UK teams have transplanted human pancreas cells, meaning people

Get the most out of protein-rich eggs
Poughkeepsie Journal - According to the Egg Nutrition Center, about 280 million hens produce some 60 billion eggs each year in the United States. Since a good majority of those eggs get consumed, I thought it would be helpful to unravel some of the mystery surrounding the

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Sunday, February 26, 2006

World Cancer Day 2006: Focus on Avoidable Causes of Cancer (Diabetes Mellitus)


World Cancer Day 2006: Focus on Avoidable Causes of Cancer
Environment News Service - GENEVA, Switzerland , February 3, 2006 (ENS) - World Cancer Day on February 4 is marked this year by a warning from the World Health Organization that "dramatic increases in risk factors such as tobacco use and obesity" are contributing to a

Obesity is a significant predictor of periodontal disease
Food Consumer - The relationship between periodontal disease, obesity and insulin resistance was examined in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) People have a new reason to stick to their New Year's resolution to lose excess

Teen Gets Gastric Bypass Surgery
CBS 10 KZTV - Back in August, the Trouble Shooters introduced you to Edward Wuest. All his life he s battled his weight, but when we met him he was losing his battle. Doctors said if he didn t have gastric bypass surgery his life span would shrink. But Edward

More diabetes, more strokes?
Tacoma News Tribune - MILWAUKEE The epidemic of type 2 diabetes cases across the nation is likely to lead to a substantially higher incidence of strokes among middle-aged adults and newly diagnosed diabetics, two studies presented Thursday suggest. The research is the

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Saturday, February 25, 2006

Treatment and Prevention of Obesity: What is the Role of Exercise? (Diabetes Mellitus)


Treatment and Prevention of Obesity: What is the Role of Exercise?
RedNova - Feb 25 3:15 AM
By Jakicic, John M; Otto, Amy D The increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity highlight the need for improved intervention strategies to counteract this significant public health problem.Save to My Web

Coffee reduces diabetes risk
Malaya - Feb 24 6:40 AM
oes coffee drinking reduce the risk for diabetes? A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine January 6, 2004 suggested that regular coffee drinking "reduces the risk" for the development of Type II (adult onset) diabetes mellitus.Save to My Web

ONE MAN's QUEST FOR A CURE: Family Struggle With Diabetes Inspires Duluth Fundraiser's Work
RedNova - Feb 21 5:45 AM
By David Hanners, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Feb. 21--Tom Cartier doesn't feel the weight of the world on his shoulders. He just feels the weight of the 150 million people worldwide -- including one of his sons -- who suffer from diabetes.Save to My Web

Pig cells reverse diabetes in monkeys
News-Medical-Net - Feb 21 3:28 AM
A team of researchers in the U.S. have successfully reversed diabetes in monkeys using transplanted islet cells from pigs.Save to My Web

Knowing Your Total Cholesterol Number Isn't Enough
RedNova - Feb 24 7:44 AM
Your cholesterol test is back and your number is normal _ less than 200. Breathing easier? Not so fast. You still may be at risk for clogged blood vessels and heart attack.Save to My Web

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Friday, February 24, 2006

Men In Their 50s Have More Satisfying Sex (Diabetes Mellitus) Lives Than Men In Their 30s


Men In Their 50s Have More Satisfying Sex Lives Than Men In Their 30s
Science Daily - Men in their fifties are more satisfied with their sex lives than men in their thirties and forties, recording similar levels to 20-29 year-olds, according to a survey published in the February issue of BJU International. A team of experts from

One man's quest for the cure
St. Paul Pioneer Press - Tom Cartier doesn't feel the weight of the world on his shoulders. He just feels the weight of the 150 million people worldwide including one of his sons who suffer from diabetes. Cartier, a Duluth native, founded a nonprofit group that raised

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in type 2 Iranian diabetic women : a cross
BioMed Central - Between February 10, 2004 and October 15, 2004; 202 nonpregnant diabetic (type 2) women (range: 31 to 78 years old) with no abnormalities of the urinary tract system were included in this clinic based study. We defined ASB as the presence of at least

Program for ill teens faces cash crisis
Beaufort Gazette - LEBANON, N.H. (AP) - In addition to juggling school, sports and everything else that goes along with being a teenager, 16-year-old Corinne Cline also faces daily showdowns with "The Diabetes Police." Meanwhile, the two-person force - otherwise known

Fundraiser Saturday for Anthony Olson
Independent Record - The family and friends of Helena resident Anthony Olson are hosting a fundraiser Saturday at Howard s Pizza West, 627 Euclid Ave., to help him pay medical costs associated with the treatment of complications stemming from his Type 1 Diabetes

Program pinpoints risks, builds habits to head off cardiovascular
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel - A national program that offers a multi-faceted approach to reducing heart disease, stroke and diabetes through one-on-one mentoring is under way at Dupont Hospital With one in three Americans already dealing with cardiovascular disease, Dr. Marvin

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Knowing Your Total Cholesterol Number Isn't Enough (Diabetes Mellitus)


Knowing Your Total Cholesterol Number Isn't Enough
RedNova - Feb 24 7:44 AM
Your cholesterol test is back and your number is normal _ less than 200. Breathing easier? Not so fast. You still may be at risk for clogged blood vessels and heart attack.Save to My Web

Sanofi drug advances with FDA
NorthJersey.com - Feb 24 6:45 AM
BRIDGEWATER -- Sanofi-Aventis SA's weight-loss drug Acomplia may be approvable after the company meets certain conditions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.Save to My Web

Web firm taps into U.S. health care trend, but can investors benefit?
International Herald Tribune - Feb 23 6:00 AM
With more of their own money at stake, the thinking goes, people need information to help make decisions about their health care.Save to My Web

Kerraboot case study
Journal of Community Nursing - Feb 22 7:45 AM
The cost of managing diabetes in the UK is approximately 2 billion per year representing 4.7 per cent of the total NHS budget (Iglesias, 2004). More than 40 per cent of this is associated with in-patient care costs (Iglesias, 2004). This case study discusses the use of Kerraboot , in the management of long term ulcers of mixed aetiology, in a patient for whom skin maceration was a significant Save to My Web

MLK center hosts low-cost medical care
Daily Journal - Feb 24 8:14 AM
BUENA VISTA -- When Lillian Harmon heard that a mobile medical clinic was ready to begin weekly visits here, she thought it'd be a good idea to get a checkup.Save to My Web

Connerton plans medical facilities with hospital
Business Journal of Tampa Bay - Feb 24 8:07 AM
Connerton and University Community Hospital have joint plans to develop medical office space and services in Connerton Commerce Park, the town's industrial, office and service complex.Save to My Web

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Thursday, February 23, 2006

Unexpected Discovery Made By Scientists Exploring Inflammation In (Diabetes Mellitus)


Unexpected Discovery Made By Scientists Exploring Inflammation In
Medical News Today (press release), UK - Feb 19, 2006 While the Joslin lab focuses its work on type 1 diabetes, arthritis has several related mechanisms. Like type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid

Pig cells 'may reverse diabetes'
BBC News, UK - Feb 19, 2006 UK teams have cured type 1 diabetes by transplanting human pancreas cells - but donated organs are in short supply, hence the interest in the pig solution.

Diabetes strikes an increasing number of Montanans
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle, MT - Feb 18, 2006 While Type 2 diabetes represents 90 to 95 percent of all diabetes cases, Type 1 diabetes is also a concern for people in Southwest Montana and the nation.

Obesity threatens to 'collapse' public health care system
People's Daily Online, China - Feb 22, 2006 or obese and 1-in-5 adults are medically defined as obese. Kedgley said obesity was linked to a range of conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease

NIDDK Welcomes Five New Members to Advisory Council
National Institutes of Health (press release) - Feb 21, 2006 at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) International, the leading charitable funder and advocate of juvenile (type 1) diabetes research worldwide.

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Pig cells reverse diabetes in monkeys (Diabetes Mellitus)


Pig cells reverse diabetes in monkeys
Edmonton Journal, Canada - Feb 20, 2006 More than two million Canadians have diabetes, of which Type 1 is the most unforgiving form. People produce either too little insulin, or none at all.

Pig cells set to revolutionise diabetes treatment
NewKerala.com, India - Feb 20, 2006 Washington: Though researchers have already had success in reversing type 1 diabetes in humans through islet transplantation, the demand for islet cells

Living with juvenile diabetes
Ledger Independent, KY - Feb 17, 2006 "Type 1 diabetes can occur at any age," said Shelly Mason, an RN with the Buffalo Trace District Health Department. "But it is commonly

Fundraiser Saturday for Anthony Olson
Helena Independent Record, MT - 5 hours ago at Howard s Pizza West, 627 Euclid Ave., to help him pay medical costs associated with the treatment of complications stemming from his Type 1 Diabetes.

Abbott Launches First Complete Blood Glucose Monitoring System
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Feb 21, 2006 produce insulin, and Type II diabetes, an insensitivity Regardless of type, pets with these diseases results that were statistically equivalent (+/-1%) to the

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Wednesday, February 22, 2006

STATIN FREE COLESTEROL REDUCTION NOW AVAILABLE IN THE UK BIOS (Diabetes Mellitus)


STATIN FREE COLESTEROL REDUCTION NOW AVAILABLE IN THE UK BIOS
ClickPress (press release), United Arab Emirates - Feb 20, 2006 Life 2 lowered bad low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and increased good high-density lipoprotein (HDL cholesterol) in People with type 2 Diabetes in 90

Show support for children's health
The Register-Guard, Oregon - 3 hours ago Now that 15 percent to 20 percent of our youth are overweight, we have also seen striking increases in type 2 diabetes. According

Heart health starts young
Poughkeepsie Journal, NY - Feb 19, 2006 Association's Northeast affiliate. It also increases the potential for high blood pressure, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes, he said.

Bio-Rad Laboratories Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-year 2005
Yahoo! News (press release) - 1 hour ago Exubera inhalable insulin product was recently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Dawn has broken for obesity treatment with cannabinoid receptor
Express Press Release (press release), NV - 5 hours ago More importantly, it improved a range of cardiometabolic risk factors that. may contribute to type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Results of a two-year treatment

Nutrition 21 Receives Commitment from CVS/pharmacy for Diachrome(R
Genetic Engineering News, NY - 5 hours ago Diachrome is a non-prescription, nutrient-based insulin sensitizer for adults who have type 2 diabetes that has shown a positive dual effect on blood sugar as

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Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Fat cats aren't 'phat,' (Diabetes Mellitus) they need to lose weight


Fat cats aren't 'phat,' they need to lose weight
Inside Bay Area - If you or anyone else has used any of these terms to describe your cat, your cat has a problem, and it is serious enough that it could impact the health and life expectancy of your feline best friend. But don't despair! There are a few things you can

full story
Springfield News-Leader - BRANSON After a month of diet and exercise, Jodi Blackwell, a kindergarten teacher in the Branson school district, has lost 14 pounds. Tracy Phillips, the school nurse at Hollister middle and high schools, gained a pound, but says she's not

A New Goal for Aging: Hit 50 With Few Heart Risk Factors, And Brag
Washington Post - It's a truism that healthy aging begins long before you hit old age. Now a large study has confirmed that and suggested a new approach for those hoping to live a long and healthy life: Aim to reach age 50 with as few risk factors for heart disease

There's still no magic pill for weight loss
Boston Globe - Dr. Barbara Corkey, a Boston University professor of medicine and biochemistry, started AdipoGenix Inc. with a simple fat-busting strategy: ''Let's ask the fat cell to tell us what works. What decreases the amount of fat in a fat cell?" Simply put

The 3 legs of fitness: Nutrition, aerobic exercise and strength
Jackson Clarion-Ledger - I often tell my kinesiology students at Mississippi College that fitness is like a three-legged stool. The three legs are nutrition, aerobic exercise and strength training. Take away just one of the three legs and the product - fitness - no longer

Organic Food Fends Off Pesticides
ABC News - Select a Health Topic ADD & ADHD Allergy Alternative Medicine Alzheimer's Disease Arthritis Asthma Body Aches and Pains Breast Cancer Cancer Awareness Cardio Health Children's Health Colon Cancer Contraception COPD/Emphysema Dental Health Diabetes

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Diet-Plan-Offers.com Launches with Diets for Every Type of Dieter (Diabetes Mellitus)


Diet-Plan-Offers.com Launches with Diets for Every Type of Dieter
PR Web (press release), WA - Feb 16, 2006 and others. Diet plans for both weight loss and health management (such as the Diabetes Diet and Hypoglycemia Diet) are included.

The Four Phases of the Atkins Nutritional Approach
Diabetes Interview, CA - Feb 18, 2006 Before you make any changes in your diet, be sure to read Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution (Avon, 2002); if you have diabetes or perhaps have been

Smokers and their chocolate fix
Channel News Asia, Singapore - 12 hours ago the heart arteries is caused by modifiable risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes and smoking in moderation as a part of a good and balanced diet," she said

Being proactive vital to fighting heart disease
2theadvocate.com, LA - 15 hours ago a low dosage medicine for hypertension high blood pressure and changed her diet. He also includes diabetes, which can be controlled, as well as stress

Diabetes Is Seen as a Rising Risk in Mothers-to-Be
New York Times, United States - Feb 17, 2006 Again, the diabetes subsided. But her doctor cautioned her that if she did not diet and exercise, she might acquire permanent Type 2 diabetes.

1.3 mln Vietnamese aged around 30 have diabetes
Xinhua, China - Feb 19, 2006 Vietnam will focus on raising public awareness about the danger of diabetes and ways of preventing it such as using appropriate diet, increasing physical

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Monday, February 20, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Story Search


Story Search
Pensacola News Journal - Feb 17 10:27 PM
Dr. Joshua G. Hackel, medical director for the Pensacola Marathon, says runners need to use common sense. Here are some tips for getting through the 26.2 miles:Save to My Web

Obesity must be conquered
Indianapolis Business Journal - Feb 18 6:12 AM
By now, everybody knows obesity is a huge health problem in our country. The Centers for Disease Control reports that obesity is linked to 112,000 deaths per year and leads to an extra $75 billion in direct medical costs annually.Save to My Web

Merck & Co diabetes drug gets standard review in US
Pharmaceutical Business Review - Feb 16 6:26 PM
The FDA has accepted for review Merck & Cos new drug application for Januvia, the companys investigational medicine for type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

Diabetes Might Increase Strokes; Spread of Disease Likely Means More Afflicted at Younger Age, Study Finds
RedNova - Feb 17 1:31 PM
By JOHN FAUBER The epidemic of type 2 diabetes cases across the nation is likely to lead to a substantially higher incidence of strokes among middle- age adults and newly diagnosed diabetics, two studies presented Thursday suggest.Save to My Web

Metabasis' Second Generation FBPase Inhibitor for the Treatment of Diabetes Enters Clinic
FinanzNachrichten - Feb 14 4:41 AM
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Metabasis Therapeutics, ( Nachrichten ) Inc. announced today that it has initiated a Phase 1 human clinical trial of MB07803, a potential treatment for patients with type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

WEB MAIL FOR FEB. 17
Tyler Morning Telegraph - Feb 17 11:07 PM
I am currently serving in Iraq and was reading the Tyler Paper online when I felt compelled to write a quick thank you note to my brothers and sisters at the Tyler Police Department.Save to My Web

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Sunday, February 19, 2006

Let's get less physical (Diabetes Mellitus)


Let's get less physical
Los Angeles Times - SITTING in a cold, sterile room in a blue paper dress, you tell yourself you're taking care of business. That's when the doctor listens to your heart and lungs, hits the knees with a mallet, shines a flashlight into eyes, nose and mouth and

Senior Diabetics Say Goodbye to Injections as FDA Welcomes Exubera
Senior Journal - Oct. 20 A new campaign kicked off today the newly updated The Power to Control Diabetes Is in Your Hands awareness campaign for older adults with diabetes. The goal of the campaign is to help the 18.3 percent of adults age 60 and older

Diabetes Is Seen as a Rising Risk in Mothers-to-Be
Gadsden Times - It has long been something of a quirk in the grim universe of diabetes: a small number of pregnant women would become temporarily diabetic. With proper care, the consequences were often thought to be mild. The babies were usually healthy. And the

More diabetes, more strokes?
Tacoma News Tribune - MILWAUKEE The epidemic of type 2 diabetes cases across the nation is likely to lead to a substantially higher incidence of strokes among middle-aged adults and newly diagnosed diabetics, two studies presented Thursday suggest. The research is the

Controlling Your Impulses After Parkinson's Treatment
ABC News - Select a Health Topic ADD & ADHD Allergy Alternative Medicine Alzheimer's Disease Arthritis Asthma Body Aches and Pains Breast Cancer Cancer Awareness Cardio Health Children's Health Colon Cancer Contraception COPD/Emphysema Dental Health Diabetes

Health Management Corporation Receives NCQA Disease Management
dBusinessNews.com - Health Management Corporation Receives NCQA Disease Management Accreditation Richmond - RICHMOND -- Health Management Corporation (HMC), a leading integrated care management company headquartered in Richmond, Va., has received National Committee for

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Obesity's risk to children spurs national campaign (Diabetes Mellitus)


Obesity's risk to children spurs national campaign
Bradenton Herald, United States - Feb 16, 2006 In that age bracket, 16 percent are classified as overweight and 15 more percent are considered at risk of becoming overweight. Type 2 diabetes -- once

Incyte Announces 2005 Financial Results and Provides 2006 Guidance
Business Wire (press release), CA - Feb 16, 2006 of an internally-developed inhibitor of 11-beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (11beta-HSD1) for development as a treatment for Type 2 diabetes with Phase

FDA Approves First Ever Inhaled Insulin Combination Product for
Pharmaceutical Processing, NJ - Feb 15, 2006 Exubera, an inhaled powder form of recombinant human insulin (rDNA) for the treatment of adult patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, is the first new

Let's be known for healthy kids
Cincinnati Enquirer, OH - 5 hours ago earlier. Experts predict children who develop Type 2 diabetes will suffer heart attacks, strokes and blindness in their 30s and 40s.

Metabasis' type 2 diabetes drug enters clinic
Pharmaceutical Business Review - Feb 16, 2006 Metabasis Therapeutics has moved MB07803, its potential treatment for patients with type 2 diabetes, into clinical testing with a phase I trial.

Does a Big Breakfast cause Heart Attack
HeartZine, UK - Feb 18, 2006 consuming low energy breakfast(Table 3).Increased levels of TNF-alpha and IL-6 have been observed in patients with obesity,type 2 diabetes,insulin resistance

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Saturday, February 18, 2006

The Lowdown on (Diabetes Mellitus) High Triglycerides


The Lowdown on High Triglycerides
Hollister Free Lance - Feb 14 11:01 AM
Q: My triglyceride level is 205 mg/dL, which my doctor says is slightly high. What can I do to lower it? A: Triglycerides are a type of fat found in food and made by the body. Our bodies need triglycerides for energy. As with LDL ("bad") cholesterol, too much is bad for the arteries and the heart.Save to My Web

US Sales of Non-Standard Mattresses on the Rise; Elegant Linens of Park City Offers Matching Bedding at Luxury Linens
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 16 2:14 PM
US mattress manufacturers are seeing a notable increase in sales of unusual or odd-size mattresses. Non-standard sizes such as California King, Olympic Queen and Extra-long Twin are becoming popular due to a growing interest in the health benefits to be derived by custom fitting the bed and the sleep environment to the individual.Save to My Web

Metabasis initiates Phase I clinical trail
San Diego Daily Transcript via Yahoo! News - Feb 14 8:19 AM
Metabasis Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: MBRX, News) announced Tuesday that it has initiated a Phase 1 human clinical trial of MB07803, a potential treatment for patients with type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

Arena Pharmaceuticals to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2005 Financial Results and to Host Conference Call and
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 16 11:17 AM
Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced it will report fourth quarter and full year 2005 financial results after the NASDAQ National Market closes on Wednesday, February 22, 2006.Save to My Web

Coffee May Help Adults and Children With Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 16 1:26 PM
Coffee consumption by sufferers of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder may help to calm and focus their minds. No known rigorous medical studies have as yet been conducted to confirm anecdotal evidence, but parents of hyperactive children notice beneficial effects of coffee on their ADD/ADHD-afflicted children.Save to My Web

Merck Gets Ahead in Diabetes
Red Herring - Feb 15 1:38 PM
The pharma giant overtakes Novartis in a new class of diabetes treatments.Save to My Web

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Friday, February 17, 2006

On Pins and (Diabetes Mellitus) Needles: Acupuncture for Arthritis Relief


On Pins and Needles: Acupuncture for Arthritis Relief
ABC News - Select a Health Topic ADD & ADHD Allergy Alternative Medicine Alzheimer's Disease Arthritis Asthma Body Aches and Pains Breast Cancer Cancer Awareness Cardio Health Children's Health Colon Cancer Contraception COPD/Emphysema Dental Health Diabetes

FDA Mulling OTC Sale of Fat Blocking Pill
San Francisco Gate - Federal scientists questioned Monday whether there would be any lasting benefit for fat Americans in allowing over-the-counter sales of a weight-loss pill now sold only with a prescription. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare seeks to sell a

Drastically cutting food intake can lead to younger heart, longer life
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel - FOUR years ago, Joseph Cordell wasn't looking to lose weight. At 5 feet 9 and 165 pounds and exercising regularly, the then 43-year-old divorce lawyer was in pretty good shape. But he didn't have anything against adding a few years to his life -- and

Skinny Kids and Heart Disease
News 14 Raleigh / Durham - Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States and now new research shows it s the kids who start out skinny and then gain weight who are most at risk. Arlo Maslen is almost two. He is tall for his age and skinny so his mother never

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Amgen expands existing Biovitrum diabetes deal (Diabetes Mellitus)


Amgen expands existing Biovitrum diabetes deal
DrugResearcher.com, France - Feb 14, 2006 Amgen, and Biovitrum have expanded its existing license agreement for its treatment of metabolic disorders, focusing on type 2 diabetes, which currently

Young Type 2 Diabetics at Higher Stroke Risk
Forbes - 20 hours ago 16 (HealthDay News) -- The increasing incidence of type 2 diabetes could bring a rise in death and disability caused by stroke, new research warns.

Amgen and Biovitrum Expand Existing License Agreement for
Finanzen.net, Germany - Feb 13, 2006 will remain a strong and committed partner forcompleting development of this innovative approach for helping thosesuffering from type 2 diabetes and related

Coffee lovers: Here is news to cheer, Coffee may lower diabetes
MedIndia, India - Feb 14, 2006 The statistical relation that springs from the study is that one cup of coffee a day equated to a 13 percent reduction of type 2 diabetes risk, compared with

Bogalusa's Big Heart
Saturday Evening Post, IN - Feb 15, 2006 of the study. "Very clearly, adult heart disease, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and obesity begin in childhood. We know how to

Dangers of Obesity
LiveArticles.org, CA - Feb 14, 2006 In type 2 diabetes the blood sugar of the person goes above the normal level. When a person is obese or overweight it affects the

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Thursday, February 16, 2006

It's Happening (Diabetes Mellitus)


It's Happening
Claremore Daily Progress, OK - 23 hours ago The Rogers County Health Department will offer the diabetes class, I m In topics such as signs and symptoms, treatment, medications, diet, exercise, foot

Defend yourself against diabetes
The Herald, UK - Feb 12, 2006 "How are they supposed to know for themselves how to go about starting to control their diabetes through diet? Most of them don't know where to start.

The Gotta-Try-It Diet
North Bay Bohemian, CA - 19 hours ago the Sonoma diet does encourage it. The health benefits of moderate wine consumption are well-documented and include reduced heart disease, diabetes and even

In taste test of new 100-calorie snacks, dietitians are thrilled
Akron Beacon Journal, OH - Feb 15, 2006 Is it really a diet food The rise of Type 2 diabetes, the national focus on obesity and the popularity of low-carbohydrate diets all caused cookie sales to drop

1 From the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts
Am J Clin Nutr (subscription), CA - Feb 14, 2006 as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Nutrient deficiency diseases are giving way to energy imbalances, and links between diet and chronic

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Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Hawaii's Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 11th Annual (Diabetes Mellitus) National


Hawaii's Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 11th Annual National
dBusinessNews.com - Honolulu: Hawaii's Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 11th Annual National Awards Program HONOLULU -- Evan Alicuben, 17, of Hilo and Zachary Pezzillo, Honolulu: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Awards New Contract to Hoku Scientific KAPOLEI, HAWAII

Update 1: FDA Issues New Guidance on Whole Grains
Forbes - The Food and Drug Administration issued new guidelines Wednesday to help people figure out which bread or cereal meets the government's recommendations for eating heart-healthy whole grains. Pizza or bagels labeled as "whole grain" or "whole wheat

'Apple' body types at greater risk for 'Syndrome X'
Arizona Daily Sun - There are two basic body shapes: "apples" and "pears." Each has a different distribution of body fat. Apple-shaped people carry most of their excess body fat around their middle or abdomen, while pear-shaped individuals carry most of their body fat

Prophetic Medicine: An Old Prescription for a New
Islam Online - A genre of medical writing intended as an alternative to the exclusively Greek-based medical systems derived from Galen was that called at-tibb an-nabawi or "Prophetic Medicine." The authors were clerics, rather than physicians, who advocated

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Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Burns: Emergency Management And Prevention (Diabetes Mellitus)


Burns: Emergency Management And Prevention
The Bahama Journal, Bahamas - 5 hours ago WHAT IS THE EMERGENCY/MANAGEMENT/TREATMENT, FOR DIFFERENT TYPES OF BURNS? bath before allowing young children, older persons and persons with diabetes to enter

Two NIH Initiatives Launched to Determine Cause of Common Diseases
GenomicsProteomics.com (press release), UK - 22 hours ago lead to profound advances in disease prevention and treatment," Secretary Leavitt said. of the genetic causes of common diseases like diabetes and hypertension

Obesity Research Limitations of Methods, Measurements, and
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription), IL - 10 hours ago RIO-North America by defining completers as those continuing active treatment or placebo The Diabetes Prevention Program and the PREMIER trial are examples of

Diabetes centres to be established in six provinces
Pajhwok Afghan News, Afghanistan - Feb 13, 2006 KABUL , Feb 13 (Pajhwok Afghan News): The Health Ministry is planning to establish diabetes treatment centres in six provinces this year.

Stem Cell Research: Science and the Future
NPR - 14 hours ago physical inactivity and overeating, causing morbid obesity, hypertension, and diabetes. Given an ever-widening chasm between treatment and morbidity, it is no

Role of the Metabolic Syndrome in Risk Assessment for Coronary
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription), IL - 10 hours ago Treatments recommended by the National Cholesterol Program Adult Treatment Panel III and Data such as these have led the American Diabetes Association 27 and

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Amgen and Biovitrum Expand Existing License Agreement for Innovative Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes and Other Metabolic (Diabetes Mellitus)


Amgen and Biovitrum Expand Existing License Agreement for Innovative Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes and Other Metabolic
[Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 13 5:00 AM
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. & STOCKHOLM, Sweden----Feb. 13, 2006---Amgen and Biovitrum AB today announced that they have expanded their existing agreement under which Amgen will now receive exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize Biovitrum's small molecule 11beta-HSD1 enzyme inhibitors for the treatment of metabolic diseases and certain other medical disorders.Save to My Web

Essential Thrombocythemia Beyond the First Decade: Life Expectancy, Long-Term Complication Rates, and Prognostic Factors
RedNova - Feb 11 2:29 AM
By Wolanskyj, Alexandra P; Schwager, Susan M; MSave to My Web

Angiotensin II Antagonists - Therapeutic Benefits Spanning the Cardiovascular Disease Continuum From Hypertension to
RedNova - Feb 09 4:31 AM
By Ribeiro, Artur Beltrame Key words: ASave to My Web

Neuropathic Ulcers: Diabetes and Wounds, Part I. Etiology and Assessment
RedNova - Feb 14 2:31 AM
By Worley, Cynthia A "Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.Save to My Web

Babies of diabetics need to be tested
News Today - Feb 09 2:36 AM
A study conducted by the Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group India in Chennai revealed that more than 50 per cent of children born to mothers with high blood sugar are at high risk of developing glucose intolerance.Save to My Web

Many things cause eye discharge
Detroit News - Feb 11 1:12 AM
Dear Dr. Kimmey: I have a 7-year-old Aussie whose eyes recently started to release more discharge than in the past. He seems fine, but the discharge appears creamy white and more obvious than in the past. Previously, we'd notice he'd need his eyes cleaned but never did we see the discharge like now. Is this an issue for concern, and, if so, what is your recommendation? I was told his eyes might Save to My Web

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Saturday, February 11, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Studies prove benefits of fiber


Studies prove benefits of fiber
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - That's all that stood between women who managed to keep their weight steady for 12 years and those who put on pounds. Drawn from the Nurses' Health Study of nearly 75,000 women, these latest results are the first to show that simply boosting

Out of the spice box, into the lab
Los Angeles Times - An old Indian folk song praises turmeric, the golden spice from the East, for its power to bring beauty, good health and good luck to those who use and carry it. But in Indian medical lore, the pungent, woody-tasting powder is more precious still

Health roundup: Dementia drugs, bullfights and teenage
NewsTarget - Researchers have discovered that common prescription drugs (antidepressants, allergy drugs and more) cause side effects that mimic the onset of dementia. Well finally, this explains why patients who get on one prescription drug always seem to lose

Resolution solutions
Everett Herald - Didn't you promise yourself you'd lose weight, eat more vegetables and exercise more? How about that plan to organize your home? Michael O'Leary / The Herald Judy Prince has stuck to her resolution to lose weight by staying with her plan. Yes, not

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Friday, February 10, 2006

Amputation among patients with diabetes mellitus - increased risk (Diabetes Mellitus)


Amputation among patients with diabetes mellitus - increased risk
News-Medical.net, Australia - Feb 7, 2006 Patients with diabetes mellitus are at risk of leg ulcers. These eventually become infected, respond poorly to treatment and often

NegOr pioneers PGMA healthy lifestyle program
Philippine Information Agency, Philippines - Feb 9, 2006 from living with the risk of non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases and diabetes mellitus and other

Power Spectral Analysis of Heart Rate Variability in Patients with
Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association - Feb 9, 2006 Charcot s or neuropathic osteoarthropathy is one of the most debilitating orthopedic sequelae of diabetes mellitus. Distinguishing

Roche to Focus Resources on Availability of Invirase, Now
DG News - Feb 6, 2006 New-onset diabetes mellitus, exacerbation of preexisting diabetes mellitus and hyperglycemia have been reported during postmarketing surveillance in HIV

The Effect of Obesity on Lung Functioning
Community Dispatch (press release) - Feb 7, 2006 hepatitis, etc). Subjects with osteoarthritis, stable coronary artery disease, hypertension, or diabetes mellitus will not be excluded.

Critically Ill Patients and Acute Renal Failure
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription), IL - Feb 8, 2006 and use of vasopressors. However, they did not describe whether diabetes mellitus was related to morbidity and mortality of ARF.

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Could magic pill cure all your ills? (Diabetes Mellitus)


Could magic pill cure all your ills?
Bradenton Herald - Feb 08 10:38 PM
It sounds too good to be true: A pill that helps you lose weight, quit smoking, and reduce the cardiovascular risks for diabetes and heart disease.Save to My Web

Pfizer Driving Performance Through Growth of Current and New Medicines, Productivity Improvements and Strategies to
RedNova - 28 minutes ago
NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pfizer Inc is executing a wide-ranging strategy to transform all areas of its business, grow current and new medicines, drive productivity improvements and launch innovative patient-centered healthcare initiatives.Save to My Web

Language barrier just one roadblock to diabetes control for Chinese-speaking immigrants
EurekAlert! - Feb 07 1:27 PM
Health providers helping Chinese-speaking Asian American immigrants with diabetes better control their disease to avoid complications need to do more than just have translators and bi-lingual staff in hospitals or doctors' offices.Save to My Web

Diabetes can lead to gum disease in childhood; Onset is younger than previously recognized
EurekAlert! - Feb 08 9:56 AM
New research from Columbia University Medical Center has shown that the destruction of the gums can start in diabetic children as young as six years old.Save to My Web

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals to Present at BIO CEO and Investor Conference
[Press Release] PrimeZone via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 10 4:29 AM
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that Michael S. Weiss, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present an overview of the Company, including the KRX-101 Phase II data and the ongoing Phase III/IV clinical program, at The BIO CEO and Investor Conference in New York City.Save to My Web

Indians come to the rescue of diabetic
The Peninsula - Feb 07 5:04 PM
DOHA: A group of Indian community members, supported by the Indian ambassador Dr George Joseph has come to the rescue of a fellow Indian who has been suffering from blindness caused by acute diabetes.Save to My Web

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Thursday, February 09, 2006

Two NIH Initiatives Launch Intensive Efforts to Determine Genetic and (Diabetes Mellitus)


Two NIH Initiatives Launch Intensive Efforts to Determine Genetic and
WebWire - President s FY07 Budget Calls for $40 Million a Year Boost for Multi-Year Effort; Companies to Commit More Than $25 Million to Launch Genetics Project This Summer. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced the creation of


Green Bay Press-Gazette - A

Healthwatch 16
WNEP-TV 16 - The survey of Pennsylvania workers found drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace is widespread. Up to

FDA approves new
Kansas State Collegian - A new inhalable version of insulin could change the way many diabetics control their disease. According to the Associated Press, an insulin inhaler that will be marketed as Exubera was approved by the Food and Drug Administration last month. The

Obesity Doubles Kids'
Heart Info - MONDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- There's more evidence that being overweight is bad for kids, with a new study finding that obese children are more than twice as likely as normal-weight children to have

Obesity may lead to
New Kerala - Washington: Obesity, long known as a cause of

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Wednesday, February 08, 2006

PETA takes a step ahead, now promotes veganism (Diabetes Mellitus)


PETA takes a step ahead, now promotes veganism
NewKerala.com, India - 1 hour ago Mumbai: PETA (People for Ethical Treatment Towards Animals), India, who are ardent advocates of It can lead to heart disease, cancer, diabetes and osteoporosis

Women Go Red
International News Service, Australia - 1 hour ago Be active in making treatment decisions and Tobacco smoke, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, physical inactivity, obesity or overweight, diabetes.

Prevention cheaper than treatment
Cherry Hill Courier Post, NJ - Feb 5, 2006 Also, the risks associated with heart disease, stroke, various forms of cancer or diabetes can be reduced substantially through lifestyle changes.

MannKind Corporation Announces Issuance of Two Key US Patents
Yahoo! News (press release) - 5 hours ago the Technosphere Insulin System, is currently in phase 3 clinical trials in the US and Europe to study its safety and efficacy in the treatment of diabetes.

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World Cancer Day 2006: Focus on Avoidable Causes of (Diabetes Mellitus) Cancer


World Cancer Day 2006: Focus on Avoidable Causes of Cancer
Environment News Service - Worldwide, 7.6 million people died of cancer in 2005 and 84 million people will die in the next 10 years if action is not taken, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates. WHO has proposed a global goal of reducing death rates for all chronic

Endocrinologist urges self-discipline in managing
Times and Democrat - With the growth in knowledge about hormones comes greater complexity of issues, increased specialization and more variety of individual care. Yet, between Columbia and Charleston, there are very few endocrinologists, specialists in hormonal

Cutting Fat Doesn't Cut Risk
Los Angeles Times - Overturning three decades of conventional wisdom, a new study of low-fat diets in nearly 50,000 healthy older women has shown that reducing fat intake alone does not significantly reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, breast cancer or colorectal

16 symptoms not to ignore
Health 24 - In fact, going to the doctor is on many peoples' list of favourite activities somewhere between painting the garage and banging their head hard several times on the low doorway of the outside shed. Even if something is serious, like cancer, if it's

FULL STORY
Record Searchlight - Dr. Gisela Okonski is a cardiologist at Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding where she began in August. Prior to that she was in private practice in association with Valley Heart Associates in Modesto. She has been active with the Go Red for

Healthwatch 16
WNEP-TV 16 - The survey of Pennsylvania workers found drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace is widespread. Up to 1 million people born with once-lethal heart defects now have grown up, a pioneering generation largely unaware that heart repairs can wear out as

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Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Dr. Thomas Stegmann, Cardiovascular Surgeon and Pioneer in Field of Angiogenesis, Commits to CVBT on a Full-Time Basis (Diabetes Mellitus)


Dr. Thomas Stegmann, Cardiovascular Surgeon and Pioneer in Field of Angiogenesis, Commits to CVBT on a Full-Time Basis
[Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 02 6:24 AM
LAS VEGAS----Feb. 2, 2006--CardioVascular BioTherapeutics, Inc. announced today that Thomas J. Stegmann, M.D., co-founder of the Company and Chief Clinical Officer, has agreed to join the Company on a full-time basis to advance and develop the Company's drug candidate, Cardio Vascu-Grow.Save to My Web

Use of a chemically modified starch product
FreshPatents.com - Feb 06 11:16 AM
The present invention relates to the use of a chemically modified starch to control and/or regulate the blood glucose level of mammals and post-prandial absorption. Such chemically modified starches, when properly formulated into foods,Save to My Web

Gestational diabetes in India at 16.5 p c: National Survey
New Kerala - Feb 06 9:59 PM
Chennai: About 20 million women of reproductive age will live in India with diabetes over the next two to three decades, creating potential for extremely high rates of maternal and infant morbidity, a leading diabetologist has said.Save to My Web

NWRHA launches foot care project for diabetic patients
Trinidad Express - Feb 02 6:16 PM
The North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA) has introduced a special foot care programme designed to treat persons living with diabetes. The authority is hoping that the programme will greatly reduce the costs incurred by the state when amputations are performed.Save to My Web

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Monday, February 06, 2006

Diabetes classes teach how to cope (Diabetes Mellitus)


Diabetes classes teach how to cope
The Herald-Press - Feb 02 4:59 AM
The Purdue University Huntington County Extension Office will offer a Dining With Diabetes class beginning Wednesday, March 1. The class runs once a week for four weeks from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Courthouse Annex, 354 N. Jefferson St.Save to My Web

HEALTH: The Trials and Tribulations of Dealing With a Diabetic Child ; Coping With the Ordealof Child Diabetes Hasnever
RedNova - Feb 04 5:43 AM
By Carrie Dunn It's a shock for any parent to discover that their child has diabetes. But with 20,000 under-15s in the UK affected by the condition, it's something that a lot of families face. For many, it's a rollercoaster ride.Save to My Web

U.S. Health Experts Planning Inland Area Checkup
RedNova - 45 minutes ago
By Douglas E. Beeman, The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Calif. Feb. 6--The people who figured out Americans needed more iron in their diet and less lead in their blood are in San Bernardino this month asking more questions about health.Save to My Web

Contagious Obesity? Identifying The Human Adenoviruses That May Make Us Fat
Medical News Today - Feb 04 4:20 PM
There is a lot of good advice to help us avoid becoming obese, such as "Eat less," and "Exercise." But here's a new and surprising piece of advice based on a promising area of obesity research: "Wash your hands."There is accumulating evidence that certain viruses may cause obesity, in essence making obesity contagious, according to Leah D... click link for more info.Save to My Web

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Diabetes strikes (Diabetes Mellitus) younger as obesity rises


Diabetes strikes younger as obesity rises
Green Bay Press-Gazette - Feb 04 2:23 AM
About 15,000 living with disease in Brown Co. Unhealthy lifestyles combined with genetics are to blame for an increase in diabetes, according to local health officials and educators.Save to My Web

Hathaway Corporation Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Diabetes Detection, Inc.
[Press Release] Market Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 01 5:31 AM
Hathaway Corporation is pleased to announce that they have signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Diabetes Detection, Inc., for 3.1 million shares of Hathaway restricted common stock. Diabetes Detection, Inc. owns the exclusive license for the Vibrameter, which is a hand-held mobile device that can assist in the early detection of diabetes.Save to My Web

MacroGenics nears deal for $40M in new funding
BizJournals - Feb 05 9:54 PM
MacroGenics is close to landing more cash from private investors than other local biotechs are raising on Wall Street.Save to My Web

Considering a trim life through surgery?
Daily Breeze - Feb 06 1:19 AM
Results of bariatic surgery have been remarkable. Yet the procedures involved are not without risk, and -- once done -- require drastic, lifelong changes in eating habits.Save to My Web

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Sunday, February 05, 2006

Women Are Said (Diabetes Mellitus) to Face Hidden Heart Disease Risk


Women Are Said to Face Hidden Heart Disease Risk
New York Times - Women are more likely than men to have a hidden

Study: Walking at faster pace helps whittle waist
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Cutting out trans fats, boosting fiber and lifting a few weights weekly -- rather than undertaking a full-scale diet and making major lifestyle changes -- could help whittle the waistline. That's the message from a long-term study of nearly 17,000

Diabetic hearts muscles make unhealthy switch to high-fat 'diet'
New Kerala - Washington: The high-fat diet that diabetic heart muscle consumes helps make cardiovascular disease the most common killer of diabetic patients, according to a study done at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The study will

Many U.S. children have
Kerala Next - NEW YORK - New research indicates that many U.S. children as young as 13 may have risk factors for

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Saturday, February 04, 2006

It's Happening (Diabetes Mellitus)


It's Happening
Claremore Daily Progress, OK - 23 hours ago offer the diabetes class, I m In Control, beginning 1:30 pm Tuesday, Feb. 28. The six-part course covers topics such as signs and symptoms, treatment,

Nowhere to "learn to live'' for patients with schizophrenia
Savannah Morning News, GA - 21 hours ago Research shows the longer patients wait to seek treatment, the more debilitating the disease becomes. "If my son had diabetes, it would have been totally

Mount Sinai School of Medicine launches a phase II clinical trial
Innovations-Report, Germany - Feb 3, 2006 PAD, commonly seen in patients with a history of smoking, diabetes, and/or by Genzyme Corporation, will determine if a new gene transfer treatment, Ad2/HIF-1a

Creating A 3D Kidney Atlas
Medical News Today (press release), UK - 4 hours ago and therapy of renal diseases and to reduce the high cost of treatment. including common metabolic disorders which lead to kidney damage such as diabetes.

Roche Profits Fall in 2005; Roche Diagnostics' Sales Grew
Inside INdiana Business (press release), IN - Feb 1, 2006 They show that treatment with Actemra significantly reduces the progression of older flagship offerings in the division s key diabetes management portfolio.

Priest helps the sick using a 5,000-year-old healing system
INQ7.net, Philippines - 6 hours ago for those who cannot afford other forms of medical treatment due to have been treated for numerous diseases arthritis, asthma, diabetes, psoriasis, eczema

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Friday, February 03, 2006

Happy feet (Diabetes Mellitus)


Happy feet
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - The main goal is fun, but fitness is a welcome "side effect" of games like Konami's "Dance Dance Revolution," known to players as DDR. Such action-packed, interactive pastimes have captured the interest of teens, who don't always find traditional

FDA clears insulin inhaler
Baltimore Sun - Most diabetics who depend on insulin got a reprieve from needles yesterday with government approval of an inhaled form of the hormone, the first major change from injections since insulin's discovery in 1921. The Food and Drug Administration approved

Inhaled Insulin Gets FDA Approval
Sci-Tech Today - Robert Meyer, director of the FDA's office in charge of evaluating

UNC Nutrition Researchers Dispute Claims That Obesity Problem Is
Medical News Today - CHAPEL HILL - Two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers disagree with a prominent Colorado attorney's contention that talk of a national and global epidemic of obesity is exaggerated. Writing in the February 2006 issue of the

Obesity may be factor in accelerated
Kerala Next - Obesity, long known as a cause of

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ASK THE DOCTOR: Knowing difference between two types of (Diabetes Mellitus)


ASK THE DOCTOR: Knowing difference between two types of
Asheville Citizen-Times, NC - Jan 30, 2006 The risk associated with low HDL cholesterol is especially high among patients with diabetes mellitus and/or pre-existing heart disease.

Manhattan Pharmaceuticals Names Alan Harris Chief Medical Officer
PharmaLive.com (press release), PA - Feb 1, 2006 at Sandoz were focused on the role of somatostatin analogs in gastrointestinal and liver diseases, oncology, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases and

Poor control of diabetes in a large sample of patients
Innovations-Report, Germany - Jan 31, 2006 Patients with diabetes mellitus are less likely to develop vascular complications (such as retinopathy, nephropathy and coronary artery disease) if their blood

Mortality from Ischemic Heart Disease and Diabetes Mellitus (Type
HeartZine, UK - 4 hours ago In this ecologic study I examined ischemic heart disease (IHD) and diabetes mortality in rural agricultural counties of Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, and

State of the Union health care proposals must include provisions
EurekAlert (press release), DC - Jan 30, 2006 lowering drugs for people who have survived a heart attack, vaccines for children, and certain medicines and tests for people with diabetes mellitus.

Exubera- (inhaled Insulin Human) - EU Marketing Authorisation
Medical News Today (press release), UK - Jan 29, 2006 adult patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus, in addition to long or intermediate acting subcutaneous insulin, for whom the potential benefits of adding

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Thursday, February 02, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - From the breast is best


From the breast is best
NWITimes.com - From the first feeding immediately after birth, mother's milk is pure gold. It is uniquely formulated and changing exactly to fit an infant's nutritional requirements. And this is not folk healing. The U.S. Surgeon General and the American Pediatric

Fat blocker's side effects may offset benefits
Salt Lake Tribune - Orlistat, sold as Xenical in the United States, cuts the body's absorption of fat by up to 30 percent. (Scott Sommerdorf/The Salt Lake Tribune) With two-thirds of Americans now classified as overweight, there's no question there's a market for a drug

Best
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - That was the conclusion of the first long-term, head-to-head trial of four well-known diets: Atkins, Ornish, Weight Watchers and the Zone. Conducted by researchers at Tufts University, the findings were released last month at the American Heart

Low-glycemic
NewsTarget -

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Wednesday, February 01, 2006

FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin for Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus)


FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin for Diabetes
HealthDay via Yahoo! News - Jan 27 1:02 PM
FRIDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Exubera, the first inhaled insulin treatment for diabetes, won approval from U.S. regulatory officials on Friday.Save to My Web

FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin for Diabetes
Forbes - Feb 01 5:21 PM
The drug, Exubera, could mean an end to injections for millions with the diseaseSave to My Web

New Independent Three Year Study Shows That Cinnamon ''Can Relieve Diabetes'' by Lowering Blood Sugar Levels
[Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Jan 30 6:15 AM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia----Jan. 30, 2006--PhytoMedical Technologies, Inc. : PhytoMedical Continues the Development of a New Cinnamon Derived Compound for Type-2 Diabetes Certain Compounds in Cinnamon Lower Blood Sugar Levels by an Average of 18 to 29% without Side EffectsSave to My Web

GlaxoSmithKline Announces U.S. Launch of Avandaryl Combination Diabetes Treatment
Money Sense - Feb 01 7:34 AM
Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline PLC said Wednesday that it launched its combination Type 2 diabetes treatment Avandaryl.Save to My Web

Lifestyles Diabetes Clinic offers resources to combat silent disease
Tri-State Media - 35 minutes ago
PRINCETON-Gibson General Hospital's Lifestyles Diabetes Center staff hoped, organizing last August, to reach 104 patients in its first year. Five months into the program, the clinic is already helping 150 people manage the silent disease, said coordinator Sharon Goodman.Save to My Web

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Exubera- (inhaled Insulin Human) - EU Marketing Authorisation For Inhaled Insulin Granted (Diabetes Mellitus)


Exubera- (inhaled Insulin Human) - EU Marketing Authorisation For Inhaled Insulin Granted
Medical News Today - Jan 29 4:19 PM
Exubera (inhaled insulin human), the first inhaled insulin for the treatment of diabetes has been granted marketing authorisation by the European Commission.1 Granting of this authorisation within the European Union now allows manufacturing of the inhaler and the dry powder insulin formulation to commence... click link for more info.Save to My Web

One nation, overfed
Times Union - Jan 31 6:29 AM
By STEPHANIE EARLS , Staff writer Click byline for more stories by writer. First published: Tuesday, January 31, 2006Save to My Web

Diabetes Health Magazine Asks, 'Where Have All the Insulins Gone?'
SYS-CON Media - Jan 31 6:51 AM
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are over six million Americans with diabetes who take insulin. The February 2006 issue of Diabetes Health magazine takes an in-depth look at the shrinking insulin marketplace, and how it affects this patient population.Save to My Web

UPI NewsTrack Health and Science News
UPI - Jan 31 2:57 PM
BOSTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Boston scientists say they have discovered why people with diabetes are twice as likely as the general population to develop depression.Save to My Web

Television a risk to your health
Hot Springs Village Voice - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
Television watching can increase your risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes, says a study at Harvard of over 50,000 women who participated in the Nurses Health Study.Save to My Web

Inhaled insulin wins FDA approval
Pioneer Press - Jan 31 6:39 PM
WASHINGTON The first inhalable version of insulin won federal approval Friday, giving millions of adult diabetics an alternative to some of the injections they now endure.Save to My Web

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