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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) in Female Teenagers and Women
About PCOS and the possible symptoms, risks, and causes
Learn about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). This is a common condition that causes a range of symptoms, including irregular periods, unwanted hair growth, acne, and weight problems.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Treatment
Managing symptoms
While there is no cure for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), there are many ways to manage symptoms using both lifestyle changes and medication, if necessary. Learn how here.
Recall: TRUEbalance and TRUEtrack Blood Glucose Meters
Voluntary Recall Announced by Nipro Diagnostics™
There are 501 affected TRUEbalance™ and 105 affected TRUEtrack® Blood Glucose Meters that were distributed in the United States from September 2008 to May 2013 involved in this voluntary recall.
Broken ankles do not necessarily indicate osteoporotic fracture risk among aging women
Though a number of studies have associated hip and vertebral pressure fractures with an increased likelihood of osteoporosis, a new study from a team of Canadian researchers indicated that broken ankles do not confer a greater risk of subsequent osteoporotic fractures among women age 50 or older.
Type 1 Diabetes Slideshow
Common Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments for Type 1 Diabetes
This slideshow explains the most common causes, symptoms, and treatments for type 1 diabetes, formerly known as juvenile diabetes.
CDC updates diabetes prevalence estimates
The number of individuals who have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes continues to rise at an alarming rate, according to new numbers released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Most med school grads are unprepared to treat diabetes
Many recent graduates of medical school programs may have very little training in how to care for chronic disease, which could greatly impair their ability to treat a patient who has type 1 or type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from Johns Hopkins University.
Groups applaud Congress for extending diabetes programs
Diabetes advocacy groups are praising the efforts of Congress following their renewal of funding for several diabetes initiatives.
Glucosamine supplements may increase diabetes risk
Glucosamine supplements have become a popular option for individuals with arthritis and other conditions who are looking to improve their joint health. However, the findings of a new study indicate that prolonged exposure to this amino acid may kill pancreatic cells and increase the risk of developing diabetes.
Celebrities with Diabetes
You probably already know someone who has diabetes because it’s a very common disease—even in celebrities. Learn what famous people are living—and thriving—with diabetes.
Diabetics find communication with doctors important, but aren't willing to pay for it
Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes can be difficult conditions to control. They demand constant attentiveness and collaboration between patients and their physicians.
Experts express concerns about non-insulin diabetes treatments
Therapies for treating type 1 and type 2 diabetes that do not include insulin are becoming increasingly popular. However, some health experts are not totally convinced of their safety.
Higher education may increase risk of autoimmune diabetes
Individuals who choose to pursue higher education may be putting themselves at risk for developing a rare form of diabetes, according a recent study from investigators at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden.
Group releases manual to help diabetics avoid foot problems
Individuals who have type 1 or type 2 diabetes often have difficulty with their feet. In the extreme, these issues can force them to have their feet or lower legs amputated. In fact, the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society estimates that diabetes is the cause of more than 60,000 lower extremity amputations each year.
Avandia Safety
Avandia (a Type 2 Diabetes Medication) Update

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