Archive von November 2009
Sustaining modest weight loss for 10 years, or taking an anti-diabetic drug over that time, can prevent or lower the occurence rate of type 2 diabetes in people at high risk for developing the disease, as per the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS), a long-term follow-up to a landmark 2001 diabetes prevention study……..
Healthcare expenses are on the ascending trend and millions of people find healthcare costs very unaffordable. Even though medical-coverage is a little on the costlier side, it can be far more expensive to go without it. God forbid, if you were to meet with an accident or fall critically ill, the medical bills could be [...]
A progressively more complex and expensive array of therapys for type 2 diabetes is being prescribed to an increasing number of adults, as per a report in the October 27 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. In 2000, more than 11 million Americans had been diagnosed with diabetes, as per [...]
Individuals living in neighborhoods conducive to physical activity and providing access to healthy foods may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes in a five-year period, as per a report in the October 12 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. “The worldwide epidemic of type 2 diabetes mellitus [...]
Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes and celiac disease appear to share a common genetic origin, scientists at the University of Cambridge and Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, have confirmed. Their findings, which are reported in this week’s edition of the New England Journal (NEJM), identified seven chromosome regions which are shared between [...]