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A ‘sole’ mate to prevent diabetic foot ulcers

A sole mate to prevent diabetic foot ulcers

A ‘sole’ mate to prevent diabetic foot ulcers A ‘sole’ mate to prevent diabetic foot ulcers Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center A new cooling insole developed by UT Southwestern scientists reduced the foot temperature of patients with diabetic neuropathy by several degrees, diminishing a significant risk factor for diabetic foot …

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    Century-old drug repurposed to fight diabetic foot ulcers

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    Century-old drug repurposed to fight diabetic foot ulcers Century-old drug repurposed to fight diabetic foot ulcers Credit: CC0 Public Domain Suramin, a 100-year old drug used to treat sleeping sickness, has been repurposed to fight oral mucositis and diabetic foot ulcers, according to University at Buffalo-supported research. The breakthrough, led …

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      Scientists identify a potential treatment candidate for early type 2 diabetic retinopathy

      Scientists identify a potential treatment candidate for early type 2 diabetic retinopathy

      Scientists identify a potential treatment candidate for early type 2 diabetic retinopathy Scientists identify a potential treatment candidate for early type 2 diabetic retinopathy Relative mRNA expression levels of thioredoxin-interacting protein (TXNIP) (A), and glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) (B) based on the average expression levels of the nondiabetic mice …

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        Computer model aimed at optimizing treatment of diabetic kidney diseases

        Computer model aimed at optimizing treatment of diabetic kidney diseases 1

        Computer model aimed at optimising treatment of diabetic kidney diseases. Credit: MedUni Innsbruck/Lackner Diabetic kidney diseases are the main cause of kidney failure in industrialized countries. An international, EU-funded R&D project—which is being headed by the Medical University of Innsbruck, and involves collaboration with the Medical University of Vienna and …

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          New biomarker could better predict diabetic kidney disease

          New biomarker could better predict diabetic kidney disease 3

          Dr. Rujun Gong, professor and director of kidney research at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences. Credit: University of Toledo Clinicians may soon have a better way to predict which of their diabetic patients are most likely to develop kidney disease, allowing for earlier interventions that …

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            General population screening reduces life-threatening diabetic ketoacidosis

            General population screening reduces life-threatening diabetic ketoacidosis 6

            Credit: Petr Kratochvil/public domain JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced new research that found widespread screening for islet autoantibodies reduced the occurrence of life-threatening diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) among children with pre-symptomatic T1D. The JDRF-funded research study known as Fr1da was published in the …

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              WVU project sets sights on preventing blindness in diabetic patients

              WVU project sets sights on preventing blindness in diabetic patients 7

              Patient receives retinal exam with handheld Intelligent Retinal Imaging System. Credit: West Virginia University When people think about the management of diabetes, A1C (hemoglobin) tests and foot exams usually come to mind. Often overlooked is the recommended retinal eye exam. This eye exam is crucial because many West Virginians with …

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