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Obesity, heart disease, and diabetes may be communicable

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Non-communicable diseases including heart disease, cancer and lung disease are now the most common causes of death, accounting for 70 percent of deaths worldwide. These diseases are considered “non-communicable” because they are thought to be caused by a combination of genetic, lifestyle and environmental factors and …

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Cell research offers diabetes treatment hope

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new cell treatment to enhance islet transplantation could help maintain healthy blood sugar levels in Type 1 diabetes without the need for multiple transplants of insulin producing cells or regular insulin injections, research suggests. In Type 1 diabetes the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas are …

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Cesarean rates no higher for diabetes patients induced in 38th week

(HealthDay)—In women with prepregnancy type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus (PDM), induction of labor (IOL) is not associated with increased cesarean section rates compared with expectant management beyond 39 weeks, but it is associated with certain neonatal adverse outcomes, according to a study published online Dec. 30 in BMJ Open …

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Researchers find strengths and gaps in Thailand diabetes care

Credit: CC0 Public Domain As Thailand transitions to a high-middle-income country, noncommunicable chronic diseases such as diabetes are on the rise. A new study by researchers from Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) and Chulalongkorn and Mahidol Universities in Bangkok identifies the strengths and weaknesses of diabetes care in …

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Gout incidence down with SGLT2 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes

Adults with type 2 diabetes newly prescribed a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor have a lower incidence of gout than those prescribed a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Michael Fralick, M.D., Ph.D., from Brigham and Women’s Hospital …

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Life without diabetes – pioneering researcher’s new book

Credit: Newcastle University One of the world’s leading experts who developed revolutionary science demonstrating that type 2 diabetes is a reversible condition has launched his new book. Written by Newcastle University expert Professor Roy Taylor, the book, “Life without diabetes—The definitive guide to understanding and reversing your Type 2 diabetes”, …

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Study finds tiny ‘nano’ capsules effective in treating type two diabetes

Credit: Curtin University Curtin University researchers have developed tiny capsules that are able to effectively target the liver and pancreas reducing the inflammatory effects of type two diabetes. The research, published in the Nature journal, Scientific Reports, explored whether the tiny capsules, developed using bio-nanotechnologies and filled with a combination …

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