Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Concerted effort to fight rheumatoid arthritis


Concerted effort to fight rheumatoid arthritis
Hindu, India - 13 hours ago The Institute's first MoU was signed for work on a poly herbal formula for the management of Diabetes Mellitus last year. To monitor

Consumers Turning to Natural Supplements to Prevent Type II
Natural Products Industry Insider, AZ - 22 hours ago Type II diabetes is also known as Non-Insulin Dependant Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) or Adult Onset Diabetes. Type II diabetics are

Generex Biotechnology and Fertin Pharma Announce Metformin Gum
Market Wire (press release) - 1 hour ago that they have established a collaboration for the development of a metformin medicinal chewing gum for the treatment of Type-2 diabetes mellitus and obesity.

Effect of preinfarction angina pectoris on myocardial blush grade
HeartZine, UK - May 26, 2006 Patients with MBG 2 or 3 (n=103) had a higher frequency of PIA and a lower frequency of diabetes mellitus than those with MBG 0 or 1 (n=39) (57% vs 28%, p=0.004

Diabetes, Heart Disease Can Herald Early GI Cancers
Medical News Today (press release), UK - May 25, 2006 Having Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus raises a person's risk for developing colorectal cancer, and while there have been several studies linking insulin resistance

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Monday, May 29, 2006

The Lunch Box Revolution


The Lunch Box Revolution
Yahoo! News (press release) - May 23, 2006 and increased physical activity are key components to help stem the growing tide of overweight children and the development of type 2 diabetes in children and

Data From Sangamo BioSciences' Diabetic Neuropathy Program
Medical News Today (press release), UK - May 27, 2006 other leg. The subjects were examined at 1, 2, 3 and 6 months post-treatment. Most of the subjects had type 2 diabetes. There were

Spherix Signs Agreement to Conduct Phase 3 Clinical Trial
PR Newswire (press release), NY - May 23, 2006 Naturlose(R) as a Potential Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes BELTSVILLE, Md., May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spherix Incorporated (Nasdaq: SPEX) has signed an

Running mates
Portland Tribune, OR - May 23, 2006 Obesity-related Type 2 diabetes, which used to be an adult disease, is way up for teens and starting to show up in younger kids.

Inhaler could replace needles
Chicago Tribune, United States - May 23, 2006 "I thought this was an excellent study, because it's a frustrating thing to manage diabetes, especially Type 2. We have oral medication, but it's always

A Family Affair - Pat Breeding gets son, wife to join him in bike
Maryville Daily Times, TN - 17 hours ago Turns out, those pills weren't magic, and Breeding became committed to actively doing something about his diabetes. Type 2 is the one associated with obesity.

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Sunday, May 28, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - About One Third Of Americans Have Diabetes or Precursor to It


About One Third Of Americans Have Diabetes or Precursor to It
DiabeticNews.com, SC - 17 hours ago finds that it may be necessary to lower cholesterol even further than previously believed in order to prevent heart attacks in people with type 2 diabetes.

Devices Automate Diabetes Testing
The Ledger, FL - May 25, 2006 It improves blood-sugar control in adults with type-2 diabetes, when the body does still produce some insulin, and is used with pills such as Glucophage.

Diabetes UK plans national campaign
mad.co.uk, UK - May 26, 2006 The charity will launch a campaign to draw attention to Type 2 Diabetes. It is believed that hundreds of thousands of people may

The benefits of HRT
Health24.com, South Africa - May 25, 2006 Insulin resistance can eventually lead to so-called Type 2 diabetes mellitus (a type of sugar disease which occurs in later life and does not require insulin

Schizophrenics' physical health at risk
Indianapolis Star, United States - May 28, 2006 since scientific reports began trickling in about the antipsychotic medicines and their ability to trigger metabolic problems, especially type 2 diabetes.

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Rowing is (Diabetes Mellitus) Good for You!


Rowing is Good for You!
Christian Post - Like many other aerobic activities, the health benefits of rowing include positive changes to cardiovascular fitness and a reduction in the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and various cancers. Unlike cycling, stair climbing and treadmill walking

Better Ways to Beat Diabetes
MSNBC - Summer 2005 - Can being overweight really kill you? This spring, scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lowered the national estimate for obesity-related deaths from 400,000 annually to no more than 26,000. But whatever the

Safety questioned in use of off-label medications
Chronicle - Millions of Americans each year are prescribed drugs that are not approved for their specific medical condition, a practice known as off-label use, that is legal and logical in many cases. But a new study has found that 20 percent of all

Health problems prove that people were made to move
Olympian - Modern men and women are still designed for a pre-agricultural, hunter-gatherer lifestyle. Hunter-gatherer societies had to undertake moderate physical activity for more than 30 minutes a day to provide the basic necessities, such as food, water

Mind-Body Treatments Ease Irritable Bowel
WTVM - (ARA) - Saturated fat is the Rodney Dangerfield of the fat world. Not only do saturated fats not get any respect, they've been maligned by the health community for decades. The Food and Drug Administration put one type of saturated fat -- trans fat

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Saturday, May 27, 2006

Chocoholics rejoice; study shows that the flavanols in cocoa can


Chocoholics rejoice; study shows that the flavanols in cocoa can
Newstarget.com, Taiwan - May 26, 2006 Sources guide that reveals top sources for little-known health and diet solutions organize my confused ideas about many health topics, such as diabetes and high

Making the China connection
Louisville Courier-Journal, KY - May 25, 2006 diseases of affluence that he describes in his book include diabetes, obesity, stroke in very ill patients through a low-fat, plant-based diet and cholesterol

Preventable Diabetes Epidemic Amounts To $132 Billion More In
The Common Voice, SC - 21 minutes ago This lack of self-control and action by people to prevent diabetes from developing it is 100% preventable with lifestyle changes, which include a diet low in

Leave the Doggie Bag at the Restaurant!
WFIE-TV, IN - May 25, 2006 heart disease, hip and joint problems, diabetes, arthritis and liver disease. To help prevent those health issues, Speier's vet put the cats on a special diet.

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Friday, May 26, 2006

Metabolex and Astellas Pharma Inc. Reach Goal in Discovering Drug (Diabetes Mellitus)


Metabolex and Astellas Pharma Inc. Reach Goal in Discovering Drug
Genetic Engineering News - HAYWARD, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolex, Inc. today announced that Astellas Pharma Inc. has initiated a high throughput screen on a previously selected target and has chosen an additional validated target for drug screening and development

Diabetes, Heart Disease Can Herald Early GI Cancers
Medical News Today - Heart disease and diabetes are among the most common conditions plaguing Americans today, and they are related to a host of other diseases. Research presented today at Digestive Disease Week 2006 (DDW) now also demonstrates that these conditions

100 Volunteers Needed For Dundee Diabetes Research
Medical News Today - Researchers at the University of Dundee are calling for 100 new volunteers to help them with ground breaking research into improving current health care services for people with Type 2 diabetes . Diabetes is fast becoming an epidemic and experts are

Weight Management Drugs
KWQC - SUNDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- Feeling listless? Losing the fight against obesity? Genetic data locked inside a few cheek cells could help explain why -- and maybe even help you turn things around. That's the claim of companies marketing special

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HealthCheck Reports: May 2006 (Diabetes Mellitus)


HealthCheck Reports: May 2006
WPVI - We've seen a lot of interesting uses for Botox. So many people count on it to erase facial wrinkles. Now there are 2 new wrinkles on it. Dr. Eric Finzi is a dermatologist testing the ability of Botox to relieve depression. He's working on a long

BT wins rights to show Premiership football
The Register - BT has won the right to show Premier League football "on demand" following an 84.3m joint bid with satellite TV broadcaster BSkyB. Exactly how much each company will pay is being kept under wraps. However, it is the most high profile content deal

Latest News
dBusinessNews.com - Tampa: Fortress Technologies to Provide Security Solutions for Coalition Command Information Exchange Exercise; COASTS to Demonstrate Wireless Command and Control Networking in Deployed, Tactical Environments TAMPA -- Fortress Technologies, a leader

Magic still talks the talk on HIV, AIDS
Middletown Journal - ATLANTA The man who has come to personify pharmaceuticals winning the war on AIDS, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, swung through Atlanta on Thursday as part of a 10-city tour promoting his new partnership with Abbott Laboratories and its anti-AIDS drug

Hospital pricing stats say San Diego County a bargain
North County Times - San Diego County hospitals are a bargain, according to the first batch of state statistics designed to let people see how much hospitals charge for their most commonly performed procedures. The statistics ---- lists of how much hospitals charge for

Books : Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, 2006 (Current Medical
Science Daily - Concise, Authoritative Answers on Every Aspect of Inpatient and Outpatient Care! Includes free access to CMDT online, a $79(U.S.) value! Now celebrating 45 years, CMDT delivers authoritative, timely coverage of more than 1,000 common diseases and

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Thursday, May 25, 2006

PRESCRIPTIONS FOR HEALTH (Diabetes Mellitus)


PRESCRIPTIONS FOR HEALTH
Houston Chronicle - May 24 11:01 PM
Luncheon honors cancer survivors The American Cancer Society League of Fort Bend County is inviting cancer survivors, caregivers, family and friends to the second annual Cancer Survivors' Luncheon. The guest speaker will be Fran DiGiacomo, author of I'd Rather Have Chemo than Clean Out My Garage: Choosing Laughter over Tears Save to My Web

THESE OTHERS TO HONOR
Philadelphia Daily News - May 25 12:47 AM
Champs with a cause Reggie White Greatest-ever always gives reason for pause, but not in this case. No Eagles defensive lineman has ever dominated like White, who died Christmas Day 2004. Wrote columnist Rich Hofmann 2 days later: "What he did on the football field was legendary. His 21 sacks in 12 games of the strike-shortened 1987 season might never be topped as a defensive accomplishment in Save to My Web

Doctors, Patients Need to Learn to Recognize a Stroke
Kansas City InfoZine - May 25 2:07 AM
By George L. Richards III - Doctors are often poorly trained and lack the skills needed to identify a stroke, a medical group says.Save to My Web

Baylor Researchers Develop 'Bubble' Technique For Potential Treatment Of Type I Diabetes
Science Daily - May 22 9:10 AM
Baylor Researchers have developed a novel technique using microscopic "bubbles" to deliver insulin genes to the pancreas, the organ that produces the body's insulin. This approach is a major step in the potential treatment of Type I diabetes since patients with the disease do not produce enough insulin on their own. The research results were published in the May 2006 issue of the Proceedings of Save to My Web

Abraxis BioScience Bolsters Manufacturing and Global Operational Expertise With Key Senior Executives
FinanzNachrichten - 59 minutes ago
Abraxis BioScience, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABBI), an integrated, global biopharmaceutical company, today appointed three executives to its manufacturing and operational senior management ranks: Frank Harmon as executive vice president, global operations; Sam Trippie as senior vice president, manufacturing; and Jeff Silverman as vice president, operations integration and new technology development.Save to My Web

Central Dallas Ministries offers unique treatment for diabetics
KERA North Texas - May 23 9:34 PM
Diabetes is often most threatening to those least able to manage it - including low-income, low-literacy, and transient non-white patients. But Central Dallas Ministries has taken a different approach to helping its diabetes patients, and their success suggests it could become a national model. 90.1's Catherine Cuellar reports.Save to My Web

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Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Mixed Amphetamine Salts Extended Release Improves Speed and


Mixed Amphetamine Salts Extended Release Improves Speed and
PR Newswire (press release), NY - 54 minutes ago At the completion of each 3-week treatment phase they were memory enhancement drugs, jet lag remedies, head trauma, epilepsy, diabetes, Parkinson's Disease

Saddam No2 dons nightwear for trial
Mirror.co.uk, UK - 1 hour ago been charged. He claims to be ill with diabetes, high blood pressure and heart problems and has demanded to be freed for treatment.

MEASURING THE BEFORE AND AFTER
Newsday, NY - May 23, 2006 must figure out what to eat and when, assess how much insulin treatment they will that experts say will go a long way in helping people control their diabetes.

Punishing Patients
Center For American Progress, D.C. - 6 hours ago native English speakers, understanding and processing diagnosis and treatment information can less knowledge of how to manage their diabetes and generally

Vertex: Next-Generation Hepatitis Drugs Within Reach
International News Service, Australia - 4 hours ago Despite their significance in HIV treatment, PIs have not been without their such as changes in blood sugar levels (and occasionally diabetes), elevations in

Tyson among 9 receiving Alberta Order of Excellence
Edmonton Journal (subscription), Canada - May 23, 2006 is a leading Alberta scientist, pioneering diabetes researcher and respected member of the team that developed the breakthrough treatment for diabetes known as

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Diabetes Mellitus - Swollen glands no reason for panic; lymphoma is curable


Swollen glands no reason for panic; lymphoma is curable
Auburn Citizen, NY - May 21, 2006 To give you related information, I am sending you copies of my Health Reports Living with Diabetes Mellitus, Coronary Artery Disease and Stroke

Make time to help yourself first
York Daily Record, PA - May 19, 2006 Diabetes mellitus. Compared with women without diabetes, women with diabetes have from two to six times the risk of heart disease

Ticlopidine and Aspirin Combination Safe and Effective versus
DG News - May 19, 2006 8.3% for aspirin plus ticlopidine; P =.15) and diabetes mellitus (23.4% vs. 32.1%; P =.20). The other factors included (respectively): smoking (20.2% vs.

Diabetes rate high in Bahrain
Gulf Daily News, Bahrain - May 20, 2006 Diabetes mellitus has become one of the most common public health problems in Bahrain, with a prevalence of 13.5 per cent, said Dr Neises, dean of media and

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Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Diabetes, heart disease can herald early GI cancers


Diabetes, heart disease can herald early GI cancers
EurekAlert! - May 23 8:45 AM
LOS ANGELES (May 23, 2006) Heart disease and diabetes are among the most common conditions plaguing Americans today, and they are related to a host of other diseases.Save to My Web

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Linked To Serious Infections And Cancers
Science Daily - May 22 6:40 AM
A new meta-analysis of many previous studies of TNF- (tumor necrosis factor) blocking antibodies for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has confirmed a previously discovered increased risk for serious infection and has found that cancer also is a potential risk associated with the drugs.Save to My Web

Get the facts about women's health
York Daily Record - May 19 5:46 AM
A CERVICAL CANCER VACCINE is said to protect against the virus linked to half of all cervical cancers. THE RESEARCH: An experimental vaccine prevented women from becoming persistently infected with human papilloma virus, which is associated with nearly half of all cervical-cancer cases, researchers reported in a November 2002 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.Save to My Web

Generex Oral-lyn(TM) Diabetes Treatment Paradigm to Be Presented at Ecuadorian Scientific Symposium
[Press Release] Market Wire via Yahoo! Finance - May 17 4:30 AM
Generex Biotechnology Corporation, a leader in the area of buccal drug delivery, announced today that Dr. Jaime Guevara-Aguirre, M.D., of the Institute of Endocrinology IEMYR in Quito, Ecuador and an independent Principal Investigator in respect of many of the Company's clinical trials, will present the Generex Oral-lyn diabetes treatment paradigm at the 8th Ecuadorian Endocrinology Congress Save to My Web

Causes of diabetes
The Daily Dispatch - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
DEAR DR. BLONZ: It came as a bit of a shock when I was found to have an elevated blood-sugar level. When it happened again, I went through some other tests and was eventually diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus.Save to My Web

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Monday, May 22, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Watchdog Group Claims GlaxoSmithKline Misled FDA


Watchdog Group Claims GlaxoSmithKline Misled FDA
KPLC TV - Remember when your mom told you to eat your vegetables? When you couldn't get up from the table until you'd finished your broccoli, peas and carrots? When there was no dessert until you ate your green beans? It seems that mom might have been on to

10 Things You Can Do For Vision Health
KPLC TV - I am constantly amazed by the links between how we live and every aspect of our health. While it's no surprise that your diet and levels of exercise can affect the health of your heart, it probably comes as a shock to learn those factors can also

A Survivors Kitchen
Fox 19 - (ARA) - The statistics are enough to make you lose your appetite: Obesity rates among children and adolescents between the ages of 6 and 19 have tripled over the past 40 years, with up to 30 percent of American school-age children considered either

Weight Management Drugs
WCAX - SUNDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- Feeling listless? Losing the fight against obesity? Genetic data locked inside a few cheek cells could help explain why -- and maybe even help you turn things around. That's the claim of companies marketing special

Hospitals unite to find Heart Walk sponsors
Ashtabula Star-Beacon - ASHTABULA - - A heart-friendly breakfast of fresh fruit and juices helped University Hospitals Health Systems promote an ambitious goal Thursday morning. The hospitals held an informative gathering at the Ashtabula Chamber of Commerce office to

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Sunday, May 21, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Netlets for Saturday, May 20


Netlets for Saturday, May 20
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription), MN - May 20, 2006 and treatment, maternity and children's services, hospice, home health services, physician prescribed supplies to treat and manage diabetes, standards for

business sectors
Wilmington Morning Star, NC - 2 hours ago recently gave a presentation on Diabetic Eye Disease to the Pender County Diabetes Support Group. Dr. Flora specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of eye

Fat Sales From Obesity
BusinessWeek - 7 hours ago caused by it, particularly type 2 diabetes, the most common form of that malady. "Inhaled insulin products are a promising area in the treatment of type 2," he

Bristol-Myers Squibb Announces Discontinuation Of Development Of
Chemie.de (press release), Germany - 11 hours ago the development of muraglitazar, a dual alpha/gamma PPAR (peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor) agonist in development for type 2 diabetes and will focus

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Diabetes Mellitus - New Study Reveals Signaling Pathways Required For Expansion Of Pancreas Stem Cells


New Study Reveals Signaling Pathways Required For Expansion Of Pancreas Stem Cells
Science Daily - May 17 9:11 AM
A team of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has published a new study of important signaling pathways that are required for the expansion of pancreas stem cells, work that may lead to strategies to prevent or reverse insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM).Save to My Web

Breastfeeding helps curb obesity
TVNZ - May 16 7:59 PM
Women who develop diabetes during pregnancy are liable to have large babies, which in turn can lead to obesity in childhood - but that chain of events may be interrupted if the mother breastfeeds, researchers report.Save to My Web

Statins Prove Life-saving In Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes
Science Daily - May 15 9:11 AM
Patients who begin aggressive statin therapy while in the hospital for acute coronary syndromes (ACS) have a significantly greater chance of long-term survival, according to an analysis reported at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 29th Annual Scientific Sessions in Chicago.Save to My Web

Generex Oral-lyn(TM) Diabetes Treatment Paradigm to Be Presented at Ecuadorian Scientific Symposium
[Press Release] Market Wire via Yahoo! Finance - May 17 4:30 AM
Generex Biotechnology Corporation, a leader in the area of buccal drug delivery, announced today that Dr. Jaime Guevara-Aguirre, M.D., of the Institute of Endocrinology IEMYR in Quito, Ecuador and an independent Principal Investigator in respect of many of the Company's clinical trials, will present the Generex Oral-lyn diabetes treatment paradigm at the 8th Ecuadorian Endocrinology Congress Save to My Web

Middle-age thirsty cat tests positive for diabetes
Miami Herald - May 21 12:03 AM
Dr. Michael Fox Dr. Michael Fox/PET DOCTOR Q: My cat started drinking and urinating a lot more than usual. She seemed weak and walked differently, as if on her heels. I thought it was her kidneys giving out and was in shock when the veterinarian tested her positive for diabetes. She said this is common in middle-age cats and dogs. Please spread the word.Save to My Web

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Saturday, May 20, 2006

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program Opens In Duluth (Diabetes Mellitus)


Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program Opens In Duluth
Duluth Weekly, GA - May 18, 2006 DULUTH May 18 Children s Healthcare of Atlanta recently expanded the Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program to its Satellite Boulevard location.

Carrigans announce son's engagement
Allston-Brighton TAB, MA - 21 hours ago Participants learned how to read food labels, distinguish the differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, and learned some healthy recipes and made program

HEALTH BRIEFS
Kalamazoo Gazette, MI - May 16, 2006 million by 2050. If the new theory is right, the nation's current obesity-fueled epidemic of Type 2 diabetes could worsen that toll.

Helping take mystery out of diabetes
Border Mail, Australia - May 17, 2006 Nearly 4000 people on the Border are diabetic and it was recently estimated that a further 4000 residents have undiagnosed cases of type-2 diabetes.

WGBH's Popular 'Arthur' Show Lends Support to Diabetes Awareness
Yahoo! News (press release) - May 15, 2006 amputations and other complications. Type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes are different diseases. About one million Americans have

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Friday, May 19, 2006

Statins Prove Life-saving In Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes (Diabetes Mellitus)


Statins Prove Life-saving In Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes
Science Daily - May 15 9:11 AM
Patients who begin aggressive statin therapy while in the hospital for acute coronary syndromes (ACS) have a significantly greater chance of long-term survival, according to an analysis reported at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 29th Annual Scientific Sessions in Chicago.Save to My Web

Are your vices foiling your finances?
Bankrate.com via Yahoo! Finance - May 18 3:00 AM
We do the math on three personal indulgences: alcohol, cigarettes and coffee. You may be surprised at how much you can save by sacrificing one or more of them.Save to My Web

New Study Reveals Signaling Pathways Required For Expansion Of Pancreas Stem Cells
Science Daily - May 17 9:11 AM
A team of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has published a new study of important signaling pathways that are required for the expansion of pancreas stem cells, work that may lead to strategies to prevent or reverse insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM).Save to My Web

Generex Oral-lyn(TM) Diabetes Treatment Paradigm to Be Presented at Ecuadorian Scientific Symposium
SYS-CON Media - May 17 8:37 AM
Generex Biotechnology Corporation (NASDAQ: GNBT), aleader in the area of buccal drug delivery, announced today that Dr. JaimeGuevara-Aguirre, M.D., of the Institute of Endocrinology IEMYR in Quito,Ecuador and an independent Principal Investigator in respect of many of theCompany's clinical trials, will present the Generex Oral-lyn diabetestreatment paradigm at the 8th Ecuadorian Endocrinology Save to My Web

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Diabetes Mellitus - Use more herbs, spices; your body will thank you


Use more herbs, spices; your body will thank you
Utica Observer Dispatch, NY - May 13, 2006 Health boost: Can lower blood sugar, triglycerides, LDL and total cholesterol in people with type 2 diabetes. Aim for 1/4 to

Fat Fear Survey: Most Would Trade Family, Health, Wealth to Avoid
FOX News - 11 hours ago The end product is to reduce things like type 2 diabetes, and heart disease, and stroke -- things that steal a lot of years from the lives of people who are

PET project for a diabetes cure?
Newsday, NY - 11 hours ago be used to count insulin-producing cells -- a technique that could lead to improving drug development and diagnosis for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, said Dr

Diabetics hurt by misconceptions
Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand - 17 hours ago Diabetic research scientist Jinny Willis said the focus on obesity as a cause of type 2 diabetes had made the public leap to the conclusion that all diabetes

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Thursday, May 18, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Polycystic Kidney Disease: MRI Provides an Early Alert to


Polycystic Kidney Disease: MRI Provides an Early Alert to
National Institutes of Health (press release) - 7 hours ago There is no cure and no specific treatment for PKD, but careful blood significantly delays or prevents kidney disease and failure from diabetes and other

Chad: RSF Concerned About Detained Radio Journalist On Hunger
AllAfrica.com, Washington - 1 hour ago He is also refusing to take any medicine for his diabetes. According back. He was examined by a doctor who recommended treatment and an X-ray.

Feds Fund InforMedix in HIV Adherence Program; NIH Provides
Genetic Engineering News, NY - May 17, 2006 and committed leadership of Dr. Bangsberg in supporting the treatment of HIV results in lowering the cost of care for patients with Diabetes, Congestive Heart

AGTC and JDRF Announce Partnership to Develop Gene Therapy for
Business Wire (press release), CA - 21 hours ago Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2006--The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has and Genzyme Corporation to develop a gene therapy treatment to potentially

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Wednesday, May 17, 2006

MacroGenics Raises $45M in Series C Financing


MacroGenics Raises $45M in Series C Financing
Yahoo! News (press release) - 11 hours ago the money to support an international Phase 2/3 trial of MacroGenics' lead product candidate, a CD3 monoclonal antibody (Mab) for Type 1 diabetes mellitus and

For the sake of health, the food industry must admit oils ain't
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia - May 15, 2006 SO NOW we know: the increase in type 2 diabetes in Australia is even worse than expected. The early warning signs - too much food

Sanofi-aventis to Develop healthFORWARD(TM) With Assistance From
PR Newswire (press release), NY - May 15, 2006 to complement existing health management initiatives and are initially offered in three disease states: Cardiometabolic Risk, Type 2 Diabetes and Deep Vein

Youth study sounds obesity alarm
Toledo Blade, OH - 14 hours ago "We've seeing more [high blood pressure] and Type 2 diabetes than we used to see," said Dr. John McBride, a Toledo pediatrician.

Diabetes Hope As Protein Structure Is Laid Bare
eMaxHealth.com, NC - 11 hours ago Professor Frances Ashcroft said: 'Forty per cent of the population have a variant in the KATP channel gene that increases their risk of type 2 diabetes.

BioE and South Eastern Sydney Illawarra Area Health Service
Business Wire (press release), CA - 13 hours ago When combined with Type 2 diabetes -- when the body's cells cannot properly use the insulin it secretes -- nearly 180 million people worldwide suffer from

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Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Self Management is the Key to Diabetes


Self Management is the Key to Diabetes
Scoop.co.nz - May 11 10:17 PM
The Government inquiry into obesity has brought Diabetes into the centre of public attention in ways that we have never before seen said Diabetes New Zealand President Murray Dear at the opening of the Associations annual conference in Christchurch today (Saturday 13 May, 2006).Save to My Web

Hysterectomy Type Makes Little Difference In Later Sexual Function
Science Daily - May 15 3:02 AM
Women who undergo a total hysterectomy, in which both the uterus and the cervix are removed, are no more likely to experience sexual difficulties or urinary or bowel problems after surgery than women who have only their uterus removed, a new review has found.Save to My Web

For Elderly, Extra Pounds May Lower Mortality Rates
Science Daily - May 15 9:03 PM
UC Irvine study found that people in their 80s and 90s who were overweight by BMI standards (25 to 29.9 range) had lower mortality rates than those who were in the normal range (18.5 to 24.9). The findings suggest that the BMI scale, which applies to all adults, may not be appropriate for the elderly and should be age-adjusted.Save to My Web

Diabetes, weight gain threaten Aussies
UPI - May 15 3:53 AM
SYDNEY, May 15 (UPI) -- Rates of diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney diseases, along with obesity, are rising at an alarming rate in Australia, a study shows.Save to My Web

HEALTH & FITNESS: Cyber-you, only thinner
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - May 14 8:23 PM
Ever wonder what you'd look like 20 pounds lighter? How about 80 pounds? Curious about what weightlifting could do for your physique? A type of computer technology may have your answer.Save to My Web

Grape seed extract lowers blood pressure
Channel NewsAsia - May 15 6:07 PM
SINGAPORE: Grape seed extract may help to control blood pressure, a recent study by the University of California (UC), Davis, has suggested. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the factors in metabolic syndrome - a cluster of risk factors for heart disease.Save to My Web

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Aiming to aid diabetics


Aiming to aid diabetics
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader, PA - 11 hours ago A local endocrinologist is making the transition back to local practice after spending two years traveling the world to test a new treatment against diabetes.

The bitter truth about diabetes
Chandigarh Newsline, India - May 14, 2006 And if the problem is detected, immediate medical treatment should be given Srikant Basu, paediatrics department, GMCH-32, Unlike the diabetes mellitus type

US Experts Issue New Heart Disease Treatment Guidelines
Forbes - 22 hours ago Blood pressure still should be no more than 140 over 90 for most patients, and less than 130 over 80 for people with diabetes or chronic kidney disease.

Thangal back from US
Newindpress (subscription), India - May 13, 2006 returned on Friday. He had gone to the US on April 1 for diabetes treatment on the recommendation of his family doctor CKRamachandran.

Transition Therapeutics Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2006
CNW Telbec (Communiqu s de presse), Canada - 14 hours ago Transition's lead products include regenerative therapies E1-INT(TM) and GLP1-INT(TM) for the treatment of diabetes, AZD-103 for the treatment of Alzheimer's

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Monday, May 15, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Prospective Study on Influence of Psychosocial Factors on Glycemic


Prospective Study on Influence of Psychosocial Factors on Glycemic
Psychosomatics (subscription) - May 9, 2006 The authors prospectively assessed the causal relationship between psychosocial factors and glycemic control in 256 Japanese outpatients with Type 2 diabetes.

Women with Diabetes Can Benefit from Drinking Alcohol
Fashion Monitor Toronto, Canada - May 10, 2006 The mechanism of alcohol's effects, in moderate amounts of about 2 drinks a day, can decrease the insulin resistance in women with Type II diabetes.

Withdrawal of red meat from the usual diet reduces albuminuria and
Am J Clin Nutr (subscription), CA - May 9, 2006 of red meat in the diet with chicken has reduced the urinary albumin excretion rate (UAER) and serum cholesterol in microalbuminuric type 2 diabetes patients.

Research to benefit women of color
The Tennessean, TN - May 13, 2006 They are twice as likely to have type 2 diabetes. And their infants are 2.5 times more likely to die before their first birthday.

Advanced Viral Research Corp. Announces Completion of Accrual in
TMCnet - May 12, 2006 In this study, 30 subjects with type 2 diabetes, being treated with sulfonylureas and/or metformin, were expected to be enrolled.

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Sunday, May 14, 2006

Research to benefit (Diabetes Mellitus) women of color


Research to benefit women of color
Tennessean - May 13 12:14 AM
African-American women are 20 times more likely to have AIDS than white women. They are twice as likely to have type 2 diabetes. And their infants are 2.5 times more likely to die before their first birthday.Save to My Web

Young diabetics not meeting diet recommendations
Reuters via Yahoo! News - May 10 10:09 AM
Many adolescents and young adults with diabetes have diets that fall far short of what's recommended to help manage their disease, according to a new study.Save to My Web

Metabasis revenue climbs on Merck deal, loss widens in 1Q
San Diego Daily Transcript via Yahoo! News - May 11 1:39 PM
Metabasis Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: MBRX, News) announced Thursday a net loss for the first quarter of 2006 was $7.5 million or $0.30 per share compared to a net loss of $6.2 million or $0.35 per share in the first quarter of 2005.Save to My Web

Scientists Find Gene In Obese Mice That Increases Type 2 Diabetes
Science Daily - May 10 9:11 AM
In a painstaking set of experiments in overweight mice, scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have discovered a gene that appears to play an important role in the onset of type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

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Diabetes Mellitus - VIVUS Announces Positive Phase 2 Clinical Trial Results With Qnexa


VIVUS Announces Positive Phase 2 Clinical Trial Results With Qnexa
Medical News Today (press release), UK - May 12, 2006 condition that leads to major co-morbidities including diabetes, hypertension and Qnexa is a proprietary pharmaceutical treatment that incorporates low doses

Steps Can Improve Life After Cancer
Kitsap Sun (Subscription), United States - May 13, 2006 After cancer treatment, there s an increased risk for cancer recurrence as well as for cancers at other sites, heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis (brittle

America s Worsening Healthcare Travesty
Dissident Voice, CA - May 12, 2006 We had twice the rate of diabetes versus the English, 12.5 Doctor visits entail endless waiting, commonly resulting in hasty, superficial treatment. .

Groundbreaking Cancer and Diabetes Therapies, Drug Delivery Modes
Genetic Engineering News, NY - May 11, 2006 A new cancer treatment that specifically targets cancer cells without harming normal induced to form new pancreatic islet cells to combat diabetes and prevent

Ghrelin: A Player in Diabetes but Not Obesity?
eMaxHealth.com, NC - 13 hours ago While Smith sees a role for drugs that block ghrelin in treatment of type 2 diabetes (which usually occurs in adulthood and is often associated with obesity

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Saturday, May 13, 2006

Mayor stricken with diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus)


Mayor stricken with diabetes
Fort McMurray Today, Canada - May 9, 2006 treat the disease, a person must inject insulin, follow a diet plan, exercise daily, and test blood sugar several times a day. Type 1 diabetes usually begins

Diabetes And Kidney
Newindpress (subscription), India - May 9, 2006 mea sured. 4.Good control of diabetes with tablets and/or insulin. 5 body swelling. 7.Low fat diet or medicines to control cholesterol. 8

CHINA: Malibu-Cola to launch diet drinks in health campaign
just-drinks.com, UK - May 9, 2006 it would also promote a health education campaign to educate consumers of the benefits of a balanced diet and healthy Adult onset Type II Diabetes and obesity

Young diabetics not meeting diet recommendations
Reuters - May 10, 2006 NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many adolescents and young adults with diabetes have diets that fall far short of what's recommended to help manage their disease

DH Flesh Out Obesity Strategy
Wireless Healthcare, UK - May 12, 2006 guide gives advice to patients on losing weight through changes to diet and physical diseases such as heart disease, stroke, some cancers, and type 2 diabetes.

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Friday, May 12, 2006

Two Hospitals To Host Diabetes Conference (Diabetes Mellitus)


Two Hospitals To Host Diabetes Conference
KCCI 8 Iowa - May 09 8:32 AM
More than 20 million children and adults suffer from diabetes, but 6 million of those people don't even know they have the disease.Save to My Web

Senators strip diabetes component out of Bredesen insurance plan
Tennessean - May 09 1:56 PM
Gov. Phil Bredesen's health insurance initiative lost a key component today when the Senate Finance Committee voted to eliminate a pilot program providing comprehensive diabetes treatment.Save to My Web

Insulin Research Builds On Nobel Laureate's Work
Medical News Today - May 10 7:02 AM
Scientists have seen for the first time a key step in the complex molecular processes whereby pancreas cells release insulin into the bloodstream.The breakthrough, which builds on earlier Nobel-Prize winning research, could have implications for the treatment of diabetes which is caused when not enough insulin is released by the pancreas to meet the body's demands... click link for more info.Save to My Web

T for top teddies
Herald Sun - May 09 6:18 PM
THE next time teddy bears have their picnic, it should be with healthy food and plenty of games to help prevent type 2 diabetes, according to the International Diabetes Institute.Save to My Web

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Thursday, May 11, 2006

'Smart' Genetic Therapy Helps The Body To Heal Itself (Diabetes Mellitus)


'Smart' Genetic Therapy Helps The Body To Heal Itself
Science Daily - May 09 9:25 PM
New approaches to genetic disease, based on cells' own ability to correct themselves, were outlined recently at the annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Instead of replacing a faulty gene (commonly referred to as gene therapy) these new 'smart' approaches make use of the therapeutic potential that already exists in human biology.Save to My Web

Diabetes supporters hit the trail
Mayerthorpe Freelancer - May 10 12:17 PM
Mayerthorpe Freelancer Step-by-step Elmer Elson elementary are hoping to make a difference for students suffering from juvenile diabetes. The school came together last week and managed to raise nearly $10,000 in support of the cause.Save to My Web

Coffee, Black, Decaf And A Little Llama On The Side
Science Daily - May 11 9:12 PM
Three llamas and two camels have provided a way to tell whether your waiter swapped regular coffee for decaf in your after-dinner cup. Using the heat-resistant antibodies these camels and llamas make, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are developing a quick test for caffeine that works even with hot beverages.Save to My Web

We insure our health, homes and autos - why not pets?
Lansing State Journal - May 11 1:03 AM
James Bias doesn't regret the small fortune he paid in veterinary bills to help his dog Sandy.Save to My Web

Urgent effort underway to learn how diabetes increases heart disease risk
News-Medical-Net - May 08 2:32 AM
A researcher at the University of Rochester Medical Center has won the 2006 Thomas R. Lee Career Development Award from the American Diabetes Association (ADA), which includes an $842,400 grant to study how diabetes dramatically increases risk for cardiovascular disease.Save to My Web

Study Finds Most Americans Have Good Vision, But 14 Million Are Visually Impaired
Science Daily - May 10 7:11 AM
A National Institutes of Health (NIH) study has found that although 94 percent of Americans aged 12 and older have good vision, the remaining six percent, or 14 million, are visually impaired. Of these, more than 11 million have uncorrected visual impairment, such as nearsightedness. They need eyeglasses or contact lenses to improve their vision.Save to My Web

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Lifestyle And Leisure / Gastronomy (Diabetes Mellitus)


Lifestyle And Leisure / Gastronomy
Science Daily - Teens turning to caffeine as 'hip' drink (3 hours ago) -- As more teenagers habitually consume coffee, cappuccino, espresso and flavored teas, concern grows over possible health risks of caffeinated > full story HealthWrap: Attack of the mutant

Zambia: Levy Leaves Hospital Next Week
AllAfrica.com - PRESIDENT Levy Mwanawasa is expected to be discharged from the London clinic next week after doctors attending to him certified on Thursday that he is fit to resume work. According to sources close to doctors in London, President Mwanawasa was

Churchman to run key state board
Jamaica Observer - THOMPSON. appointed chairman of the Universal Access Fund IN fulfilment of her pledge before God and man that she would put churchmen to run or sit on state boards, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has appointed Dr Herbert Thompson, the straight

Health and economic benefits from sun exposure are much greater than
Onlypunjab.com - Health and economic burdens from insufficient solar UVB irradiance and vitamin D greatly outweigh all known adverse health outcomes. These are the findings from a rigorous study published this week by the journal Photochemisty and Photobiology

Even Excessive Coffee Drinking Does Not Increase Risk of Coronary
Senior Journal - April 25, 2006 The latest study of coffee consumption did not find any evidence that coffee consumption, at any volume, increases the risk of coronary heart disease. In fact, the heaviest coffee drinkers in the study had the lowest risk. This

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Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Scientists Find Gene In Obese Mice That Increases Type 2 Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus)


Scientists Find Gene In Obese Mice That Increases Type 2 Diabetes
Science Daily - May 10 9:11 AM
In a painstaking set of experiments in overweight mice, scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison have discovered a gene that appears to play an important role in the onset of type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

Statins May Improve Circulation In The Retina
Science Daily - May 09 9:25 PM
The cholesterol-lowering medications known as statins may improve circulation in the eye, potentially reducing the risk of certain eye diseases, according to a study in the May issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.Save to My Web

'Smart' Genetic Therapy Helps The Body To Heal Itself
Science Daily - May 09 9:25 PM
New approaches to genetic disease, based on cells' own ability to correct themselves, were outlined recently at the annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Instead of replacing a faulty gene (commonly referred to as gene therapy) these new 'smart' approaches make use of the therapeutic potential that already exists in human biology.Save to My Web

Antidepressant drug may prevent recurrence of depression in patients with diabetes
[Press Release] Washington University School of Medicine - May 08 7:16 AM
May 5, 2006 -- A team of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that an antidepressant medication may reduce the risk of recurrent depression and increase the length of time between depressive episodes in patients with diabetes.Save to My Web

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Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Is diabetes a complication of HIV infection?


Is diabetes a complication of HIV infection?
Aidsmap, UK - May 7, 2006 Our case suggests that HIV infection itself may precipitate type II diabetes mellitus and that effective viral suppression can reverse this disorder

Bariatric Surgery, answer to obesity
News Today Online, Philippines - May 5, 2006 Hypertension, hyperlipidemia, osteoarthritis, chronic back pain, depression, venous stasis, diabetes mellitus, polycystic ovaries, irritable bowel syndrome

Study Defines Most Effective Alcoholism Treatments
About - News & Issues, NY - May 7, 2006 in most of today's health care settings, it is not unlike other patient care models such as initiating insulin therapy in patients with diabetes mellitus.

Researcher Wins Award From American Diabetes Association
Medical News Today (press release), UK - May 8, 2006 Diabetes mellitus is a long-term disease where patients lose, or see reduced, their ability to effectively process sugar consumed as food.

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Diabetes Mellitus - Breadmakers balk at altered food pyramid


Breadmakers balk at altered food pyramid
Wichita Eagle - WASHINGTON - Karen Foster used the U.S. Agriculture Department's food pyramid extensively when she worked as a nurse at Curtis Middle School in Wichita, teaching kids how to stay healthy and thin. She retired last year, about the same time the

Kids Dying From Off-Label Use Of Antipsychotics
Scoop - A recent USA Today sponsored review of the FDA database from 2000 to 2004 found at least 45 deaths in children under 18 with atypical antipsychotics listed as the "primary suspect," and 1,328 reports of other serious side effects, some life

Dangerous expansion
Cape Argus - Children who are overweight or obese by the age of 11 are likely to carry their excess weight into adulthood and to suffer from related health problems, researchers say. A study by scientists at University College London, who tracked nearly 6 000

DIY MEDICINE: Do your homework on home testing
Patriot Ledger - The only home test in the medicine cabinet years ago was a thermometer. Now there are hundreds, for everything from diabetes and cancer to analyzing your genes and detecting free radicals. Earlier this year, actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes kicked

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Monday, May 08, 2006

Diet, exercise, insulin must pull together for diabetes control (Diabetes Mellitus)


Diet, exercise, insulin must pull together for diabetes control
Winsted-Lester Prairie Journal - May 05 10:28 AM
Oliver Johnson of Cokato calls his diabetes management his three skittish horses. When Oliver developed Type 1 diabetes as a young man 67 years ago who had farmed with horses, he noticed managing the diet, exercise and insulin was similar to getting horses to pull together, he said.Save to My Web

Fat is a big part of a balanced diet
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch - May 05 1:09 AM
Think eating healthy means cutting out all of your fat intake? Fat is an essential part of a balanced diet. However there are certain fats that are better for the body than others.Save to My Web

Caring for an old dog
The Star Online - May 05 4:33 PM
Growing old is inevitable but not a disease. Seeing your pet dog grow older is not easy. Like human beings, their senses will deteriorate and other physical as well as behavioural changes will take place.Save to My Web

Gene Screens Promise Nutrition Insights
MedicineNet.com - May 08 12:09 PM
Title: Gene Screens Promise Nutrition Insights Category: Health News Created: 5/8/2006 8:05:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 5/8/2006 8:05:21 AMSave to My Web

Study doubts glycemic index
Albuquerque Tribune - May 05 11:14 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Diets that distinguish between "good carbs" and "bad carbs," are not an effective way of controlling blood sugar levels, a new study suggests.Save to My Web

Hitting weight-loss plateau frustrating
Inside Bay Area - May 08 8:56 AM
A registered dietitian can help evaluate your eating habits and reorganize your diet for you. When weight is lost, you actually burn fewer calories so it may be necessary to bump up the intensity on your current routine.Save to My Web

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Sunday, May 07, 2006

Patients and (Diabetes Mellitus) Methods


Patients and Methods
Medscape News - We recruited patients residing in the community who had previously been diagnosed with AD by a board-certified neurologist and were clinically declining despite treatment, without age restriction, for inclusion into a 6-month, open-label clinical

The curtain drops slowly but there's hope
Lebanon Reporter - Diabetes is the leading cause of new blindness in the United States. More specifically, a complication from the disease called diabetic retinopathy is the cause. Usually in my articles, I look at the fallacies of society and the quirks that

Combination treatment may reverse diabetes
Science Daily - SAN DIEGO, April 21 (UPI) -- California researchers have developed a two-drug regimen that could free type 1 diabetes sufferers from from dependence on insulin and dietary restrictions. The team at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology

Type 2 Diabetics' Acidity Heightens Risk For Kidney Stones
Medical News Today - People with type 2 diabetes have highly acidic urine, a metabolic feature that explains their greater risk for developing uric-acid kidney stones, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. The study - the first to compare the urinary

Developments in Coronary Prevention Since the 2004 Guidelines
Medscape News - Serial surveys of women have shown an increasing awareness of CHD as a health threat, although a substantial proportion of all women surveyed remain unaware of the risk. Lack of awareness is persistently most prominent among the highest-risk

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Eleven a key (Diabetes Mellitus) age for obese children


Eleven a key age for obese children
CNN - LONDON, England (Reuters) -- Children who are overweight or obese by the age of 11 are likely to carry their excess weight into adulthood and to suffer from related health problems, researchers said on Friday. A study by scientists at University

HealthCheck Reports: April 2006
WPVI - About 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their lifetime. And if you've had several sunburns, maybe back when you were a kid, that risk can double. "I haven't allowed them to swim without sunscreen, but I would think they would

Experts Issue New Stroke-Prevention Guidelines
National Womens Health Information Center - FRIDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- Experts with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association are stressing healthy habits and appropriate treatments to prevent stroke in their new "primary prevention guidelines" issued Thursday. The new

Dr. Google is in
Globe and Mail - Heather Copeland had a bad rash. It hurt even before you could see it. It was just on one side, blistery, and very red. Heather's mother had a similar affliction 10 years ago. Heather and her mom both had shingles. The only difference between Heather

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Friday, May 05, 2006

Hospitals step up efforts to lure Hispanic patients


Hospitals step up efforts to lure Hispanic patients
In Business Las Vegas, NV - 4 hours ago It is currently airing English and Spanish commercials for its Diabetes Treatment Center, knowing Hispanics are more likely to develop adult-onset diabetes.

Founders Day Awards Luncheon Honors 11 for Great Work
UCSF Today, CA - 9 hours ago the lead on collecting donations of gifts for children who finish their treatment. expertise on a variety of health topics, such as hypertension and diabetes.

Students begin silent protest online
SRU The Online Rocket (subscription), PA - 17 hours ago If someone had cancer or diabetes, they would get the treatment they need and the insurance company would pay for it. Mental illness

Akesis Enters Pact With Profil to Launch Clinical Trials in Type 2
PR Newswire (press release), NY - May 4, 2006 objectives." About Akesis: Akesis is a pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of innovative prospective treatment formulations for diabetes and other related

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Thursday, May 04, 2006

4th National conference of diabetes and endocrine glands


4th National conference of diabetes and endocrine glands
Mathaba.Net, UK - May 1, 2006 conference is organized by the National Center for Diabetic mellitus and endocrine Benghazi, under theme "toward a better treatment of diabetes and endocrine

Diabetic truckers may see relaxed medical rules in US
Today's Trucking News - May 3, 2006 Safety Administration is considering whether to amend its medical qualifications standards to allow drivers with insulin- treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) to

Adverse Events Related to Muraglitazar Use in Diabetes
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription), IL - May 2, 2006 Effect of muraglitazar on death and major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus [published online ahead of print October 20

European Medicines Agency: CHMP, Initial Marketing Authorisation
Medical News Today (press release), UK - May 2, 2006 -- Avaglim (rosiglitazone/glimepiride), from SmithKline Beecham plc, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. EMEA review

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2.8 million American kids have (Diabetes Mellitus) diabetes precursor: study


2.8 million American kids have diabetes precursor: study
Earthtimes - Diabetes is all set to become one of the biggest concerns of health officials of the United States with almost 2.8 million adolescents already having blood sugar levels that increase the risk of the disease later in life, a study has said. Under the

Many Teens Have Condition Leading To Type 2 Diabetes
KSDK - (NBC News) - More than two and a half million U.S. teens may have a condition that could lead to Type 2 diabetes and other health problems, according to a new study from the University of Washington. That estimate is based on a sample of more than 4

Save Gas And Prevent Diabetes At The Same Time: Walk!
KOMO-TV - That's an excellent activity for parents and children, for an even better reason -- the rising number of children with diabetes. We've heard of thinking outside the box, but now Seattle and King County Public Health wants us to live outside the box

Death becomes them
Egypt Today - B ARELY A SOUND is heard on the streets of El-Imam El-Shafei district. Although the area is heavily populated, the streets are quite empty on this crisp morning. The peacefulness is quickly transferred to newcomers. Passersby raise their hand in

Childhood obesity timebomb
Evening News Norwich - The ticking timebomb created by the county's overweight and obese children was laid bare today - just as a vital club which helps those youngsters faces a funding crisis. New figures showed nearly one in four children in the county is either

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Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Emisphere Completes Enrollment For Phase II Oral Insulin Clinical


Emisphere Completes Enrollment For Phase II Oral Insulin Clinical
Medical News Today - Emisphere Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: EMIS) today announced it has completed enrollment of the first 120 patients in its Phase II oral insulin clinical trial (the "Trial"), and has received permission from regulatory authorities in India to expand

What's your view?
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - We welcome your comments. All submissions must include your name, address and daytime telephone number. Limit letters to fewer than 175 words. Letters to the editor, opinion and editorial columns, and articles submitted to the Democrat and Chronicle

Kay JP; Alemzadeh R; Langley G; D'Angelo L; Smith P; Holshouser S
Medscape News - Hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance are common features of obesity in humans and experimental animals. It has been demonstrated that metformin, an antihyperglycemic agent, decreases hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance leading to decreased

Recommendations for Coronary Disease Prevention in Women
Medscape News - The 2004 AHA guidelines encompass the contributions of more than a dozen cosponsoring professional, voluntary and governmental organizations, with more than double that number endorsing the recommendations. These guidelines differ substantially from

Scientist studies cell suicide in kidneys
Science Daily - AUGUSTA, Ga., April 14 (UPI) -- A researcher at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta has found that two proteins appear to conspire to kill kidney cells when oxygen supplies are low. Dr. Zheng Dong, a cell biologist, said understanding how this

Churchman to run key state board
Jamaica Observer - THOMPSON. appointed chairman of the Universal Access Fund IN fulfilment of her pledge before God and man that she would put churchmen to run or sit on state boards, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has appointed Dr Herbert Thompson, the straight

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Diabetes Mellitus - Health Tip: Considering Botox?


Health Tip: Considering Botox?
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

Buy health care, but say no to drug stocks
MSN MoneyCentral - The health-care sector is undervalued. But be cautious: Big pharmaceuticals show no promise of reviving, yet many funds are heavily invested in them. By Timothy Middleton History is replete with truisms that never came true. The Club of Rome

Patient Choice Stops At Inhaled Insulin
Medical News Today - An editorial In this week's Issue of THE LANCET calls for physicians and patients to decide on whether It Is appropriate to use Inhaled Insulin for diabetes , even though last week the UK's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE

Supporters submit signatures for Missouri stem cell initiative
Springfield News-Leader - Stem cell research supporters turned in 288,991 petition signatures today for a proposed constitutional amendment nearly twice as many as needed to qualify the measure for the November ballot. The Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures said the

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Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Health in Kentucky moves ahead, back (Diabetes Mellitus)


Health in Kentucky moves ahead, back
Louisville Courier-Journal, KY - May 1, 2006 years ago, doctors diagnosed Type II diabetes in Gregory, one of Cyrus' patients. At the time, Gregory said, he weighed 290 pounds and ate an unhealthy diet.

As easy as Uno, dos, tres?
Mail Tribune, OR - 8 hours ago aren't alone in taking another look at Hispanic traditions around diet and exercise have a 50 percent lifetime risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to

Chew on this
The South African Star (subscription), South Africa - 13 hours ago problem is the widespread perception that healthy eating implies a diet of lettuce opening the door to myriad health problems, not least of which is diabetes.

Your health
Sur, Spain - Apr 27, 2006 In the case of both types of diabetes, diet plays a vital role, and specially-trained dieticians offer an invaluable service, advising sufferers about which

Governors Push for State Health Programs
Houston Chronicle, United States - 19 hours ago argument for changing behavior. After being diagnosed with diabetes, he changed his diet, began to exercise and lost 110 pounds.

A mother's diet may affect her child's susceptibility to obesity
WNDU-TV, IN - Apr 26, 2006 they have a higher incidence of diabetes and cancer just like what has been shown epidemiologically in humans.". The extra soy in the mother's diet shut off the

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Monday, May 01, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - CHMP: Positive Opinion On Sanofi's Acomplia, Others


CHMP: Positive Opinion On Sanofi's Acomplia, Others
Therapeutics Daily (subscription) (press release), PA - Apr 28, 2006 dyslipidaemia. Avaglim from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) unit Beecham plc, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Baraclude from

Top Diabetes Doctors Meet in Chicago to Discuss New Research, New
Newswise (press release) - Apr 26, 2006 Diabetes Mellitus will be one of the main topics at the AACE 15th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress, April 26-30 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

NIH announces type 1 diabetes clinical trial
ResearchResearch, UK - Apr 26, 2006 center trial to evaluate the effects of anti-CD3 and exenatide on the loss of insulin production in patients with recent onset type 1 diabetes mellitus and in

New Oral Polymerase Inhibitor Shows Promising Results in Chronic
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Apr 29, 2006 myocardial infarction), hypersensitivity (including anaphylaxis), endocrine disorders (including thyroid disorders and diabetes mellitus), autoimmune disorders

History of Gestational Diabetes Raises Lifelong Risk in Mother and
Kansas City infoZine, MO - Apr 26, 2006 Education Program (NDEP), is spreading the word about the risk for type 2 diabetes faced by women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and

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