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Risks and Remedies: Diabetes Prevention in a Cuppa Joe?
New York Times - Drinking coffee is linked to a reduced risk for diabetes , a new study reports, and caffeine apparently has little to do with the effect. Coffee Consumption and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (The Archives of Internal Medicine) The researchers, led

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Diabetes Mellitus

Thursday, June 29, 2006

Dr Ellis (Diabetes Mellitus) Samols


Dr Ellis Samols
Independent - Jun 29 4:31 PM
Major Ellis Samols, diabetologist: born Hope Town, South Africa 11 February 1935; Research Fellow, then Lecturer in Medicine, Royal Postgraduate Medical School 1959-67; Professor of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia 1968-72; Professor of Medicine, University of Louisville, Kentucky 1972-94; Professor of Medicine, Stanford University 1994-95; Chief of Staff, Veterans Administration Medical Save to My Web

Jordan gets Morrison in first move with 'Cats
Sports Illustrated - Jun 28 10:29 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Coach and general manager Bernie Bickerstaff thinks Adam Morrison was the perfect choice for the Charlotte Bobcats' first major move since Michael Jordan became part-owner.Save to My Web

HealthWatch For June 26, 2006
NBC 5 Chicago - Jun 26 2:38 PM
That morning cup of coffee could protect you from Type 2 diabetes. A study of more than 28,000 women found those who drank six or more cups of coffee a day had a 22 percent lower risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

Another concern for diabetics
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Jun 28 1:54 AM
People with diabetes are at greater risk for heart disease.Save to My Web

Maureen's Medical Moment: The race against diabetes
WNDU 16 - Jun 27 1:41 PM
You are viewing the print version of this page. Click here to view the default screen view.Save to My Web

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Coffee Link to Lower Diabetes Risk is Good News for Senior Citizens (Diabetes Mellitus)


Coffee Link to Lower Diabetes Risk is Good News for Senior Citizens
Senior Journal - Jun 27 8:39 AM
June 27, 2006 - Drinking coffee, especially when it is decaffeinated, may be associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, and this study, the authors conclude, may have "high public health significance," due to the popularity of coffee among senior citizens, who also have high rates of diabetes.Save to My Web

Wednesday's Health Stock Winners & Losers
TheStreet.com - Jun 28 12:33 PM
EntreMed gets a lift from FDA approval of Panzem.Save to My Web

Traditional care now an option for tribes vets
Native Times - Jun 28 1:40 PM
Navajo veterans who seek care from a traditional healer have now had those services expanded.Save to My Web

Coffee Intake Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk
Science Daily - Jun 28 9:03 AM
Drinking coffee, especially when it is decaffeinated, may be associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a report in the June 26 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.Save to My Web

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Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - A cup of joe (decaf too) may curb diabetes


A cup of joe (decaf too) may curb diabetes
The Star-Ledger - Jun 26 11:51 PM
CHICAGO -- Coffee, especially the decaffeinated kind, seems to offer protection against adult-onset diabetes, a study said yesterday.Save to My Web

Coffee May Cut Diabetes Risk
CBS 4 Miami - Jun 27 5:13 PM
A new study finds that drinking a lot of coffee, especially decaf, may help prevent diabetes. On The Early Show Tuesday, medical correspondent Dr. Emily Senay elaborated on the possible good news for those who enjoy their cups of joe.Save to My Web

Mobile texting speeds can help diagnose stroke
Times Online - Jun 28 8:45 AM
A DIFFICULTY in sending mobile-phone text messages could be an early symptom of neurological disease, doctors have warned.Save to My Web

Research Notebook
The Oregonian - Jun 28 12:23 AM
up with ocean temperature Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say there's been an 8 percent increase this spring in the number of gray whale calves migrating north along the Pacific Coast.Save to My Web

MY DIABETES ORGANIZER
Kirkus Reviews - Jun 27 5:10 AM
Managing diabetes can be a complicated and overwhelming task, but this innovative organizer will help you gain control over the disease.Save to My Web

Auxilium researchers find potential marker of diabetic heart disease
Pharmaceutical Business Review - Jun 26 6:00 PM
Research conducted by Auxilium Pharmaceuticals suggests that abnormally low testosterone levels may be linked to indicators of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes patients.Save to My Web

Diabetes Mellitus

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

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


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

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

Health news
Detroit News - Jun 26 10:57 PM
Children's healthSave to My Web

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

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Monday, June 26, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - It's another beautiful day -- but first, let us gripe


It's another beautiful day -- but first, let us gripe
Boston Globe - 33 minutes ago
I have solved the problem of ancient citizens who bore themselves, one another, and everyone else by complaining about their ailments.Save to My Web

Rejuvenate the Routine, Live Healthier
Cedar Key Beacon - Jun 26 1:54 PM
Has the monotony of long summer days settled into your home? Kick the summer doldrums by incorporating heart-healthy snacks into your family's eating plan. The American Heart Association helps make this simple and easy.Save to My Web

New drug to treat obesity
Herald Sun - Jun 24 8:09 AM
A REVOLUTIONARY new treatment for Type 2 diabetes has been discovered by Melbourne scientists thanks to a quirky side effect from a heart drug.Save to My Web

University of Melbourne researchers to head key NHMRC committees
University of Melbourne University News - Jun 25 6:09 PM
Two leading University of Melbourne medical researchers have been appointed to head key policy committees of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).Save to My Web

Researchers Find Evidence of Potential Markers for Cardiovascular Disease in Hypogonadal Type 2 Diabetes Patients
RedNova - Jun 24 8:27 AM
MALVERN, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Save to My Web

NBA Draft a hit-or-miss proposition
NorthJersey.com - Jun 26 6:01 AM
Sometimes, a player in the NBA Draft just whacks you upside the face, figuratively, at least. For Rod Thorn, that happened 22 years ago when, as Chicago's general manager, he had the third pick of the draft with Michael Jordan still sitting there.Save to My Web

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PREZISTA Receives U.S. (Diabetes Mellitus) FDA Approval As Part of HIV Combination Therapy


PREZISTA Receives U.S. FDA Approval As Part of HIV Combination Therapy
RedNova - Jun 23 7:28 PM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to the anti-HIV medication PREZISTA(TM) (darunavir) tablets. PREZISTA, a protease inhibitor previously known as TMC114, was developed by Tibotec Pharmaceuticals Ltd.Save to My Web

Technique Of Corporeal Excavation For Penile Prosthesis Insertion In Cases Of Severe Corporeal Fibrosis Described
Medical News Today - Jun 25 12:03 AM
UroToday.com - Infection in penile prosthesis implantation is a significant complication, because the entire device often needs to be removed before the infection can be eradicated. The salvage procedure described by Mulcahy has changed the way that infected prostheses are handled but the procedure cannot always be performed. [click link for full article]Save to My Web

PREZISTA Receives U.S. FDA Approval as Part of HIV Combination Therapy
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Jun 23 4:21 PM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to the anti-HIV medication PREZISTA tablets. PREZISTA, a protease inhibitor previously known as TMC114, was developed by Tibotec Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and will be marketed in the U.S. by Tibotec Therapeutics, a division of Ortho Biotech Products, L.P.Save to My Web

BK Virus Infection in Kidney Transplantation: a Case for Early Intervention
RedNova - Jun 23 5:31 AM
By Schwartz, Susan E; Twining, Lisa M The prognosis for renal allograft survival in a patient with BK virus-associated nephropathy is distressing because nearly 50% of affected grafts are lost.Save to My Web

Researchers Get To Heart Of Tropical Disease
Science Daily - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
A new study found that mice lacking a gene crucial to the normal functioning of their immune systems didn't become ill when they were exposed to a pathogen that causes a horrendous infection in the liver and the spleen. The pathogen, called Leishmania donovani, infects certain internal organs. The parasite causes visceral leishmaniasis which, if left untreated, is almost always fatal.Save to My Web

Effects of Stress on Family Caregivers: Recognition and Management
Psychiatric Times - Jun 23 3:20 AM
Family caregivers provide unpaid assistance to care recipients who have difficulty with daily functioning because of physical, cognitive, or emotional impairment. Although caregiving varies with a recipient's problems, it usually involves helping with maintenance and/or higher-level activities.Save to My Web

Diabetes Mellitus

Sunday, June 25, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Death by RACISM


Death by RACISM
Dallas Morning News (subscription), TX - 16 hours ago The diabetes next started chipping away at his sight His work was physical enough that, despite a soul-food diet, he never got obese as later generations of his

Trans fat leads to weight gain even on equal calories
FoodNavigator-USA, France - Jun 23, 2006 their results at last week's annual sessions of the American Diabetes Association in Over six years male monkeys were fed a western-style diet formulated to

Diabetes Summer Camp Kicks Off Today
CBS 13, CA - Jun 23, 2006 Kids spend the day kayaking, hiking, swimming and playing volleyball. Learning how exercise and healthy diet can help prevent and manage diabetes.

Diabetes: The Perfect Storm
World Fitness, Canada - 28 minutes ago Bad diet plus too little exercise plus high stress levels equals weight gain, which leads to a greatly increased risk of developing diabetes.

Is The South Beach Diet Right For You?
World Fitness, Canada - Jun 21, 2006 Beach Diet? Apart from the benefit of lower cholesterol and feeling better the South Beach Diet reduces the risk of heart disease and diabetes, as well as

ACOMPLIA(R) (rimonabant) receives marketing authorisation in the
CNW Telbec (Communiqu s de presse), Canada - Jun 21, 2006 ACOMPLIA(R) is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise for the treatment of 27kg/m2) with associated risk factors, such as type 2 diabetes or dyslipidaemia

Diabetes Mellitus

Saturday, June 24, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Delving into heart failure


Delving into heart failure
Malaysia Star, Malaysia - 5 hours ago and/or even death, there are some very good treatment strategies that Measuring the blood pressure, checking to exclude diabetes, kidney impairment or possible

EU approval of Sanofi obesity treatment paves way for US nod
MarketWatch - Jun 22, 2006 use for type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia, a major cardiovascular risk factor. European health authorities will potentially reimburse treatment for these

Stress reduction boosts chance of pregnancy, offers alternative
Newstarget.com, Taiwan - Jun 21, 2006 "Outstanding work! It has helped me to organize my confused ideas about many health topics, such as diabetes and high blood pressure.

Big Pharma Research Racket Is Killing People
SierraTimes.com - 20 hours ago people who have the means to choose to go elsewhere for treatment, and so on state healthcare programs of drugs they need for cancer, diabetes, heart disease

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Barley Balance reduces cholesterol, glycemia (Diabetes Mellitus)


Barley Balance reduces cholesterol, glycemia
Food Navigator - evidence of multiple health benefits from soluble fibers in significantly reducing the risks of heart disease, diabetes and blood sugar peaks and extending glycemic cycles, and can promote satiety and weight loss in conjunction with healthy diet

Weight Management Drugs
WOI-TV - If you have a body-mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher. If you have a BMI between 35 and 39.9 and a medical condition including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or other cardiopulmonary disease. If you have tried weight loss through diet

Smoking & Heart Disease
WKYT 27 - Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is needed to Diet & nutrition are important for a healthy heart. From daily food intake to fade diets our society is bombbarded with

TheDiabetesBlog.com blog
Orlando Sentinel - Filed under: Type 1 , Type 2 , Diet , Lifestyle "Mr. Diabetes" is the nickname Andrew Mandell (61) has picked up for his efforts to raise awareness about the disease. Mandell (pictured with actor Robin Williams), who has Type 1 diabetes, is a walker

An egg a day keeps cancer at bay
Daily Times - cholesterol content is to ignore the potential benefits of eggs on coronary risk factors, including obesity and diabetes government's Foods Standards Agency (FSA) says there is no limit as long as they form part of a healthy, balanced diet

Diabetes Mellitus

Friday, June 23, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - BREAKING NEWS


BREAKING NEWS
StockLemon.com - Jun 22 7:43 AM
: Just today, the EU approved Drug Giants Sanofi-Aventiss new blockbuster pill for obesity, Acomplia. US Approval is expected in upcoming months and the pill we be available on the internet for consumers within months. This goes directly against Medifast, whose primary diets fight obesity .Save to My Web

Serving Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga and Ontonagon Counties Since 1858.
Daily Mining Gazette - Jun 22 10:47 AM
For many, dealing with a migraine can be ... A hard pill to swallow HANCOCK Whenever 19-year-old Annelise Doll consumes a little more chocolate than usual, she can feel one coming on.Save to My Web

Statin Use Associated With Reduced Risk Of Common Type Of Cataract
Science Daily - Jun 21 9:14 AM
The use of statins is linked with a lower incidence of nuclear cataract, the most common type of age-related cataract, according to a study in the June 21 issue of JAMA.Save to My Web

Chocolate Giant Nestle Buys Diet Company
WGAL.com - Jun 19 6:42 AM
The world's biggest food and drink company is getting into the weight management business.Save to My Web

All the huff over Fluff
Boston Globe - Jun 22 12:56 AM
State Senator Jarrett Barrios sounded a bit weary yesterday on the subject of Fluffernutters. I'd called him to ask what he thought would be the next chapter in the battle over Marshmallow Fluff.Save to My Web

No-Drug, Anti-Inflammatory Diet Yields Positive Clinical-Trial Results, Including Marked Improvement of Metabolic
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Jun 19 8:35 AM
Research about the benefits of a no-drug, anti-inflammatory, and non-special dietary supplements diet is to be presented June 24-27 at the 2006 annual Endocrine Society's Scientific Meeting in Boston.Save to My Web

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Thursday, June 22, 2006

Pen pals (Diabetes Mellitus)


Pen pals
San Francisco Bay View - Jun 22 5:35 PM
P.H.A.T. (Protecting the 'Hood Against Tobacco), along with researchers at the UCSF and the SF African American Tobacco Free Project are doing a community research study. This community-driven project aims to help African American residents of SF who want to stop smoking.Save to My Web

UK backs Pfizer's Exubera if proven needle phobia
Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jun 20 4:29 PM
Only patients with a proven needle phobia or severe problems with injection sites should get Pfizer Inc's inhaled insulin product Exubera, Britain's cost-effectiveness watchdog, NICE, said on Wednesday.Save to My Web

Is Expensive New Heart Rhythm Treatment "Worth It"?
Newswise - Jun 20 6:17 AM
A new procedure that stops the most common form of irregular heartbeat is expensive, but it may pay off in the long run for many patients, new research suggests. That means it's important for doctors to choose carefully who receives left atrial catheter ablation to treat atrial fibrillation.Save to My Web

Stem cell treatment cures paralysed rats
Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Jun 21 3:06 PM
US scientists for the first time have used embryonic stem cells and a concoction of chemicals to help partially paralysed rats walk again, researchers say.Save to My Web

Diabetes Mellitus

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Our View: Diabetes is rampant and destructive here. The cure starts with diet and a donation. (Diabetes Mellitus)


Our View: Diabetes is rampant and destructive here. The cure starts with diet and a donation.
Fayetteville Observer - Jun 17 4:28 AM
It is a stealthy epidemic, ambushing thousands of Americans and playing havoc with our already-beleaguered health-care systems. Across the country, the number of Type 2 (the most common kind) diabetics has doubled in the past two decades.Save to My Web

Statin drugs lower risk of cataracts, study finds
Seattle Times - Jun 21 12:21 AM
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can reduce the incidence of the most common type of cataract by 45 percent, according to a five-year study...Save to My Web

21-year-old covers 127 miles by kayak
Northern Virginia Times Community - Jun 21 6:01 AM
May 4 marked the last day of exams for Lord Fairfax Community College, and college students all over Fauquier County were breathing a sigh of relief. Twenty-one-year-old John Wargo wasn't one of them.Save to My Web

Do Low-Carb Diets Help Diabetes?
WebMD - Jun 16 4:15 PM
A small study from Sweden shows that a low-carbohydrate diet may be one of the best ways to manage diabetes and reduce the need for medication.Save to My Web

Diabetes among pregnant women mean BIG risks for their infants
EARTHtimes.org - Jun 17 1:10 AM
Despite increasing awareness and facilities for diabetes-management, a study reveals that diabetic mothers have a fourfold chance of infant death and almost twice the risk of serious birth defects as reported in BMJ Online First.Save to My Web

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Prophylaxis Strategies for Contrast-Induced Nephropathy (Diabetes Mellitus)


Prophylaxis Strategies for Contrast-Induced Nephropathy
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription), IL - 21 hours ago Evidence Synthesis Important patient-related risk factors for contrast-induced nephropathy include chronic kidney disease, diabetes mellitus, heart failure

Leg pain could signal chronic condition
KTBS, LA - Jun 15, 2006 The exact cause is unknown, but it is more common in obese individuals and patients with diabetes mellitus. Wearing constrictive

Celera sell-off could net $144M
Business Gazette, MD - 15 hours ago use a significant portion of the money to support an international trial of its lead product candidate, an antibody to treat diabetes mellitus and for

A phase II trial of dexamethasone, vitamin D, and carboplatin in
HeartZine, UK - Jun 17, 2006 Toxicity Criteria, version 2.0), 2 patients with thrombosis, 2 patients with inflammatory bowel symptoms, and 2 patients with new-onset diabetes mellitus.

New Study Showed VYTORIN(R) (Ezetimibe/Simvastatin) Significantly
International News Service, Australia - Jun 18, 2006 In a multicenter, double-blind, 24-week trial, 214 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus treated with thiazolidinediones (rosiglitazone or pioglitazone) for a

Autoimmune Diseases in Asthma
Annals of Internal Medicine - Jun 19, 2006 Measurements: Cases of type 1 diabetes mellitus, vasculitis, immune thrombocytopenic purpura, inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and the

Diabetes Mellitus

Monday, June 19, 2006

Bayer HealthCare Expands Diabetes Care Business In China (Diabetes Mellitus)


Bayer HealthCare Expands Diabetes Care Business In China
China CSR, China - Jun 18, 2006 campaigns in both countries to educate people about the value of better diabetes management through rigorous blood glucose monitoring, diet, exercise, and

Nestl continues health focus with Jenny Craig acquisition
Financial Times, UK - 5 hours ago nutritional products in response to growing concerns about diet and obesity. obesity and the resulting metabolic disorders, such as diabetes and cardiovascular

Can this spread be stopped?
Boston Globe, United States - Jun 18, 2006 Spurred by skyrocketing rates of childhood obesity and diabetes, many states are last month the nation's soft-drink makers agreed to remove non-diet sodas from

Small Steps for Big Results
Standard-Speaker, PA - 8 minutes ago progression of coronary heart disease, prostate cancer, diabetes, hypertension, obesity consistently documented bigger, sustained changes in diet and lifestyle

Low-carb diet may help with diabetes
United Press International - Jun 14, 2006 for long-term blood-sugar levels in diabetes. The study also reports that seven patients who immediately switched to a 20-percent carbohydrate diet from a low

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Obese boomers face future disabilities


Obese boomers face future disabilities
Indianapolis Star, United States - Jun 18, 2006 Public health officials have said for years that obesity increases the risk of diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, osteoarthritis and cancer and

Coffee may help protect liver
Frederick News Post (subscription), MD - 54 minutes ago While coffee has been linked to protecting against Parkinson's disease, type 2 diabetes and now possibly cirrhosis, drinking excessive amounts can lead to

Combination of Vildagliptin and Pioglitazone in patients with type
Xagena.it, Italy - Jun 15, 2006 Vildagliptin ( Galvus ), a new once-daily oral treatment option for type 2 diabetes, has demonstrated efficacy, especially in patients with poor glycemic

People with Diabetes Suffer More from Depression
Voice of America - Jun 17, 2006 By Rose Hoban. Scientists have known for a while that people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are more prone to getting depressed after they're diagnosed.

The Molecular Mechanism of a Diabetes Vaccine Revealed
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel - 5 hours ago that arrests the progression of Type 1 diabetes in laboratory steps up the activities of a different type of T must be bound to the receptor TLR-2, which is

Diabetes Mellitus

Sunday, June 18, 2006

Novartis v. Merck over diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus)


Novartis v. Merck over diabetes
CNN Money - Jun 13 7:34 AM
WASHINGTON (CNNMoney.com) - Merck and Novartis both released studies on experimental diabetes drugs Tuesday, painting a picture of an imminent market face-off between potential blockbusters.Save to My Web

Diabetes Threat Faces 1 in 10 Scots Warning at Launch of Three-Year Blueprint to Improve Treatment
RedNova - Jun 15 3:16 PM
By GORDON THOMSON ONE in 10 people in Scotland will develop diabetes within 25 years if current trends are not halted. The health warning came at the launch of a new action plan to improve treatments and prevent others from being struck down by the condition.Save to My Web

FLASHBACK
Saipan Tribune - Jun 17 9:03 PM
A recently issued research study on diabetes showed that majority of sophomore students who are of Asian or Pacific Islander descent have a family history of diabetes, putting them at a higher risk for type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

Antisense drugs show potential in metabolic disorders
PharmaBiz - Jun 15 11:49 PM
Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the results from multiple preclinical studies demonstrating potent and selective antisense inhibition of multiple gene targets involved in metabolic disorders including type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

Stroke risk spikes with diabetes diagnoses
Canada.com - Jun 18 6:23 AM
EDMONTON -- People with Type 2 diabetes the most common kind have an increased risk of having a stroke starting immediately after their diagnosis, says new research from the University of Alberta.Save to My Web

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Saturday, June 17, 2006

Impaired Fasting Glucose Screening Could Prevent Cardiovascular


Impaired Fasting Glucose Screening Could Prevent Cardiovascular
DG News - Jun 14, 2006 "If we can target this impaired fasting glucose group and do some interventions then, in the long-run, it might help prevent diabetes mellitus as well as

Oral anti-diabetic agents discovered
Hindustan Times, India - Jun 14, 2006 in her research and continuously exploring a number of medicinal plants in order to get better and improved oral medication for type-II diabetes mellitus.

A phase II trial of dexamethasone, vitamin D, and carboplatin in
HeartZine, UK - 18 hours ago Toxicity Criteria, version 2.0), 2 patients with thrombosis, 2 patients with inflammatory bowel symptoms, and 2 patients with new-onset diabetes mellitus.

Justice Department To Review Stun Gun Deaths
KWTX, TX - Jun 15, 2006 for schizophrenia with excited delirium with exacerbating conditions of hypertensive and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus and obesity

Vildagliptin Improves Glycaemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes When
DG News - Jun 13, 2006 Vildagliptin Added to Metformin Improves Glycemic Control and May Mitigate Metformin-Induced GI Side Effects in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM).

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Antidepressants may increase diabetes risk (Diabetes Mellitus)


Antidepressants may increase diabetes risk
Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jun 12 8:15 AM
Study findings show that there is a link between the use of antidepressant drugs and diabetes, investigators here at the 66th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association announced. This is the first report of such an association, they say.Save to My Web

Scientists Develop Potential New Epilepsy Drug
Science Daily - Jun 15 5:29 AM
New and safer compounds for treatment of epilepsy patients and those suffering from other neural disorders have been developed by researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem School of Pharmacy.Save to My Web

Define Diabetes Differently, Expert Says in Nat'l Award Speech
Newswise - Jun 12 2:17 PM
In order to truly confront the nation's diabetes epidemic and head off its potentially devastating long-term health and economic effects, America needs to re-think the way it defines and detects the disease, a Univ. of Michigan expert said recently after receiving a prestigious national award for diabetes research.Save to My Web

Clinical Trials Update: June 16, 2006
HealthDay via Yahoo! News - Jun 16 9:02 AM
(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of Thomson CenterWatch:Save to My Web

Novartis v. Merck over diabetes
CNN Money - Jun 13 7:34 AM
WASHINGTON (CNNMoney.com) - Merck and Novartis both released studies on experimental diabetes drugs Tuesday, painting a picture of an imminent market face-off between potential blockbusters.Save to My Web

Positive study data for Novo Nordisk diabetes drug
Pharmaceutical Business Review - Jun 16 3:00 AM
The findings from the study, part of a larger, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial conducted over 14 weeks, specifically showed that liraglutide increased the maximum capacity of beta cells to secrete insulin.Save to My Web

Diabetes Mellitus

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Impaired Fasting Glucose Screening Could Prevent Cardiovascular (Diabetes Mellitus)


Impaired Fasting Glucose Screening Could Prevent Cardiovascular
DG News - Jun 14, 2006 "If we can target this impaired fasting glucose group and do some interventions then, in the long-run, it might help prevent diabetes mellitus as well as

Bernard Zinman, MDCM, FRCPC, FACP, Receives American Diabetes
Yahoo! News (press release) - Jun 12, 2006 "His research of long-term complications of diabetes mellitus, as well as the development of new therapies for type 1 and type 2 diabetes directly support

High Normal Haemoglobin A1c Might Be Better Screening Tool for
DG News - Jun 14, 2006 Results showed that 12.3% of subjects had abnormal glucose levels on OGTT, 5.5% had previously undiagnosed diabetes mellitus and 6.8% had impaired fasting

Oh weak and weary heart
Malaysia Star, Malaysia - Jun 10, 2006 Increasingly and on a global scale, diabetes mellitus is rising in prevalence and can insidiously afflict the heart and impair its function.

Submit Fortich will, court orders bishop
Visayan Daily Star, Philippines - Jun 9, 2006 On July 1, 2003 Fortich, 89, succumbed to systemic infection concomitant with multiple organ failure secondary to diabetes mellitus.

Diabetes Mellitus

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Chronic Kidney Disease On The Rise, Early Detection Of Kidney Disease. (Diabetes Mellitus)


Chronic Kidney Disease On The Rise, Early Detection Of Kidney Disease.
Press Trust - Perhaps genetic factors along with lifestyle changes are responsible for the high incidence. India is fast becoming the diabetes capital of the world. More than 35.5 million people in India now have diabetes. According to a study conducted World

Experts: Fight fat to cut diabetes rate
Science Daily - WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- Public-health officials are promoting weight loss early in life to decrease the epidemic of diabetes in the United States. One's risk of becoming diabetic is strongly driven by being overweight, K.M. Venkat Narayan, chief

Reducing Your Risk of Heart Disease When You Have Diabetes
Belief.Net - Until recently, controlling blood glucose was considered the single most important step in treating diabetes. However, new studies indicate that, because diabetes can cause damage to the heart and blood vessels, controlling cardiovascular disease

Abnormal glucose metabolism may contribute to chronic nerve disorder
Kerala Next - Abnormal glucose metabolism, which occurs when the body has difficulty processing sugar (glucose) into energy, is twice as common among patients with chronic nerve dysfunction of unknown cause than among the general population and may be a risk

Diabetes Mellitus

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Gene linked to Type 2 diabetes found (Diabetes Mellitus)


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

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

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

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

Diabetes Mellitus

Monday, June 12, 2006

Byetta Shows Promise For Treating Type 2 Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus)


Byetta Shows Promise For Treating Type 2 Diabetes
Dog Flu Diet and Diseases, Canada - 15 hours ago By Jon Dunkerley. Byetta is a drug that has shown promising signs in treating Type 2 Diabetes. Patients that have been taking the

New Results from the Landmark PROactive Trial Found That ACTOS(R)
Yahoo! News (press release) - 8 hours ago attacks (excluding silent heart attacks), nonfatal stroke, acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and cardiovascular death in high-risk patients with type 2 diabetes.

Study shows that dietary fibre prevents heart disease and diabetes
Channel News Asia, Singapore - 3 hours ago In previous studies, fibre was shown to promote healthy bowel movements, lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes and colon

Abbott's Investigational FreeStyle Navigator(TM) Continuous
Financial News USA (press release), CA - 17 hours ago that JANUVIA(TM) (sitagliptin phosphate), Merck and Co., Inc.'s (NYSE:MRK) investigational oral, once-daily medicine for type 2 diabetes, significantly reduced

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Avigen Announces Approval for AV411 Phase (Diabetes Mellitus) IIa Trial


Avigen Announces Approval for AV411 Phase IIa Trial
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Jun 12 5:00 AM
Avigen, Inc. today announced approval to initiate a Phase IIa exploratory therapeutic clinical trial with AV411 at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide, Australia to assess safety, tolerability and preliminary indication of efficacy in neuropathic pain patients.Save to My Web

Green Tea And The 'Asian Paradox'
Science Daily - Jun 06 3:50 PM
There is a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease and cancer in Asia where people smoke heavily, which may be accounted for by high consumption of tea, particularly green tea.Save to My Web

BYETTA(R) Extension Study Shows Sustained Improvements in Blood Glucose Control and Progressive Weight Loss After Two
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company today announced two-year study results showing that BYETTA injection sustained improvements in blood sugar control and reduced body weight in people with type 2 diabetes who previously did not achieve adequate control of their blood sugar on common oral medications.Save to My Web

Workplaces need gyms for health
Ghanaweb.com - Jun 06 12:35 PM
Accra, June 6, GNA - Dr Francis Kwamin, Lecturer at University of Ghana Medical School on Tuesday called for the establishment of gymnasiums in workplaces to promote physical fitness as part of preventive measures against cardiovascular disease (CVDs).Save to My Web

New Study Shows an Innovative Mealtime Insulin Dosing Algorithm May Provide a Safe and Effective Alternative to
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Jun 12 5:00 AM
Results from a new study presented at the American Diabetes Association's 66th Annual Scientific Sessions found that a simple algorithm to adjust mealtime insulin based on pre-meal glucose patterns is just as effective as the more complex carbohydrate counting method -- a standard technique that many diabetes patients find difficult to use.Save to My Web

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Demonstrates Progress Across Diabetes and Obesity Portfolios at ADA 2006
[Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Jun 06 1:05 PM
Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that data featuring its approved drugs and pipeline candidates will be presented at the 66th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association being held in Washington, DC from June 9 to 13.Save to My Web

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Sunday, June 11, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Novartis, Merck Face Off Over New Diabetes Drugs


Novartis, Merck Face Off Over New Diabetes Drugs
Bio-IT World - Jun 09 7:45 AM
June 09, 2006 | Novartis's Galvus and Merck's Januvia stand to enter the lucrative -- but highly competitive -- market of oral treatments for Type 2 diabetes. Both have been touted by analysts as potential $1 billion-a-year plus sellers.Save to My Web

Positive data for Depomed diabetes drug
Pharmaceutical Business Review - Jun 09 7:32 AM
A phase III trial of Depomeds Glumetza, a once-daily metformin tablet for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, has shown that adding the drug to a sulfonylurea treatment regimen provided more effective glycemic control than the use of the sulfonylurea alone.Save to My Web

Phenomix diabetes drug enters phase II
Pharmaceutical Business Review - Jun 09 6:16 PM
Phenomix Corporation has initiated a phase II clinical trial of PHX1149, a novel orally administered inhibitor of DPP4 for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.Save to My Web

Nektar Reports Pfizer Announcement of New Exubera Data
[Press Release] Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Jun 10 9:30 AM
WASHINGTON----June 10, 2006--Nektar Therapeutics : Principal Investigator: "Exubera is a valuable new option that could improve earlier acceptance of insulin among people with type 2 diabetes, and potentially reduce the debilitating and costly complications associated with the disease."Save to My Web

Many Doctors Aren't Treating Diabetes Aggressively Enough
Health Scout - Jun 10 10:05 AM
This is true for patients with high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar, studies find.Save to My Web

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Saturday, June 10, 2006

Lawmakers lambaste fruitless session


Lawmakers lambaste fruitless session
Norman Transcript, OK - Jun 7, 2006 Balkman said SB 1056, which creates a diabetes treatment and research center, hopefully will attract high-wage jobs. And he said House Bill 1619, the

Ex-drug czar shares findings
Monterey County Herald, CA - 18 hours ago with a few weeks of treatment at a detox center, he said. It has to be treated "as a chronic condition, with long-term care, like diabetes, hypertension or

Data on AIR(R) Inhaled Insulin System Presented at American
Yahoo! News (press release) - 12 hours ago Patients were also asked to rank the importance of the attributes (from one to 12) and were administered the Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (DTSQ

Walking 10,000 miles for a diabetes cure
Brattleboro Reformer, United States - Jun 9, 2006 From alcohol swabs, to doctor appointments, to the 82,000 limbs amputated each year, diabetes treatment costs patients between $135 billion to $150 billion a

POZEN Inc. and GlaxoSmithKline Report Receipt of Approvable Letter
PR Newswire (press release), NY - 23 hours ago Imitrex is a prescription medication indicated for the acute treatment of migraine in disease, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or are a

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Diabetes Mellitus - Diabetes Research Takes Wing Thanks To Long-lived Fruit Fly


Diabetes Research Takes Wing Thanks To Long-lived Fruit Fly
Science Daily - Jun 07 5:35 AM
The creation of an extraordinarily long-lived fruit fly by genetics researchers has led scientists down an unexpected new path in the fight against diabetes. The mutant fly is serving as a portal for understanding the factors that determine how nutrition and stress set the foundation for metabolic syndrome and diabetes, why diabetes occurs more frequently as people age, and indeed why people live Save to My Web

Studies Aim to Preserve Insulin Production in Type 1 Diabetes
Kansas City InfoZine - Jun 10 1:55 AM
Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Centers Begin New TrialsSave to My Web

Cyclists pedal their message across country
Selma Times-Journal - Jun 09 10:36 PM
Earl Ley is bicycling across the country to raise awareness of a little-diagnosed disease that affects millions of people.Save to My Web

Westport firm expands after TV success
Stamford Advocate - Jun 09 5:35 AM
After building a following for its Sunday night television show on diabetes, Westport-based LifeMed Media, is expanding its offerings to include a consumer services program.Save to My Web

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Friday, June 09, 2006

Analysis: Anti-psychotic use up in kids


Analysis: Anti-psychotic use up in kids
Monsters and Critics.com, UK - Jun 5, 2006 The researchers write in the journal that these concerns include hyperlipidemia and diabetes mellitus and note that 'adverse metabolic effects of some second

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Demonstrates Progress Across Diabetes and
Yahoo! News (press release) - Jun 6, 2006 2. Oral: Safety and Efficacy of Exenatide in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Using Thiazolidenediones with or without Metformin The randomized, placebo

1 From the L Deloyers Laboratory of Experimental Surgery
Am J Clin Nutr (subscription), CA - 19 hours ago The glucose fatty-acid cycle: its role in insulin sensitivity and the metabolic disturbances of diabetes mellitus. Lancet 1963;1:785 9.

Making lemonade Boy, 8, fights diabetes with roadside stand
Alton Telegraph, IL - Jun 4, 2006 The boy, Connor Broyles, has diabetes mellitus type 1, which requires him to administer four insulin injections and check his blood sugar six times a day.

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Thursday, June 08, 2006

Hopkins Researchers Discover Potential New (Diabetes Mellitus) Approach To Treating


Hopkins Researchers Discover Potential New Approach To Treating
Medical News Today - Scientists at Johns Hopkins have uncovered a surprising and novel way of lowering blood sugar levels in mice by manipulating the release of sugar by liver cells. The results, published in the June issue of Cell Metabolism, have implications for

From the HealthyWomen Seafood Guide
WTVM - Although the link between seafood consumption and improved health has been known for decades, a number of recent studies are shedding new light on the many health benefits of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish. Considered essential nutrients

Generex Biotechnology Announces Presentation of Interim Breast
MSN MoneyCentral - Generex Biotechnology Corporation (NASDAQ: GNBT) announced today that Dr. Eric von Hofe, Ph.D., President of Antigen Express, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, made a presentation of the Company's overall peptide vaccine technology and the status of

Pitching in for the Popcorn Lady
Seattle Times - Julie LaPlante of Bellevue earned her nickname, The Popcorn Lady, one kernel at a time. For years she has popped the treat weekly for students at Spiritridge Elementary and Tillicum Middle School. The ultimate PTA mom and volunteer, LaPlante can

Chronic Kidney Disease On The Rise, Early Detection Of Kidney Disease.
Press Trust - Perhaps genetic factors along with lifestyle changes are responsible for the high incidence. India is fast becoming the diabetes capital of the world. More than 35.5 million people in India now have diabetes. According to a study conducted World

Books : The Great Canoes: Reviving a Northwest Coast Tradition
Science Daily - Although this book discusses some of the building techniques of northwest coastal Indian canoes, it is not a "how-to" manual. Instead, it is more of a "coffee table" book dealing with the history, construction, and modern uses of the large dug-out

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Sunday, June 04, 2006

Diabetic Nerve Health Success with a Trial for treatment of


Diabetic Nerve Health Success with a Trial for treatment of
Best Syndication, CA - May 31, 2006 Testing for a potentially new treatment for nerve damage caused by diabetes has shown some success with preclinical and early patient trials in the United

Aurora Quick Care opens
Journal Times Online, WI - 7 hours ago Services include diabetes screenings and treatment for motion sickness. No appointments are needed at Quick Care to see the nurse practitioners.

Preliminary Topline Efficacy Results From Phase II Data Show
International News Service, Australia - Jun 1, 2006 (OSI) Prosidion is committed to the generation of novel, targeted therapies for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity. OSI's

Touched early by AIDS, Americans soldier on 25 years later
cbs4denver.com, CO - 4 hours ago So even as treatment options have improved, he has gotten sicker. It's not ever going to be a chronic condition like emphysema or diabetes.''.

Do-it-yourself dialysis gaining popularity
Fort Worth Star Telegram, TX - 22 hours ago with severe kidney disease, which is most often caused by diabetes, would die But the treatment can eliminate waste products and restore the body s chemical

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Saturday, June 03, 2006

Diabetes Mellitus - Indianapolis Kids with Diabetes Learn about Hoops and Hopes, Defense


Indianapolis Kids with Diabetes Learn about Hoops and Hopes, Defense
KRNV - INDIANAPOLIS, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Shooting layups, grabbing rebounds, playing defense, and even learning about how to help control diabetes will be at center court this Saturday, June 3, when children with diabetes will have the opportunity to

The Inside Scoop: Walking Indoors Keeps You Active Year-Round
KWQC - Yes, indeed, just as soon as the weather cooperates, you're going to start (or get back into) taking regular walks to improve your health and boost your spirits. All you need to put your plan into action is for the icy winter storms, or torrents of

Hispanic dietary guide set to enter grocery stores
Food Navigator - 6/2/2006 - A new booklet providing nutritional advice and specific product suggestions for Latino consumers is set to appear in supermarkets in coming months, the Latino Nutrition Coalition (LNC) told FoodNavigator-USA.com. Set up by nutrition

3. Tag This Discussion
Washington Post - Columbia, Md.: Big fan of your column. After reading your column today I wanted to add, as a engagement-contemplating guy myself, that the reason for his delay may be as simple as the cost of the ring. Sometimes, saving up for several thousands of

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