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Mayo Clinic: Rarely used anaplastic thyroid cancer treatment highly effective
07/30/2010 - Doctors at the Mayo Clinic have said that a new approach to anaplastic thyroid cancer, which is a rare malignancy, has produced significant results, although it has only been used on a small group of patients.
Healthier gums may lead to better outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes
07/30/2010 - As researchers continue to seek cures for chronic diseases that have a high individual and social cost, they sometimes stumble on unexpected discoveries. For example, an international team of scientists recently found that treating periodontal disease can help lower blood sugar level.
Protein fragments may trigger type 1 diabetes in mice
07/30/2010 - A study at National Jewish Health and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has revealed a protein fragment that may be responsible for triggering type 1 diabetes in mice.
Study: Gestational diabetes test may also help predict onset of type 2 diabetes
07/29/2010 - There is evidence suggesting that the test that helps diagnose gestational diabetes may also have a predictive value when it comes to the onset of type 2 diabetes.
Texas scientists make inroads into possible type 1 diabetes cure
07/29/2010 - Type 1 diabetes is a currently incurable condition that affects some 340,000 Americans. Fortunately, recent genetic studies have shown that there may be ways to reverse the disease and improve these individuals’ quality of life.
Drinking coffee regularly may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes
07/22/2010 - A new research study published by scientists from the Nagoya University Department of Applied Molecular Bioscience in Japan has revealed that drinking coffee may play a role in the prevention of type 2 diabetes.
Research uncovers 20 genes that increase osteoporosis risk
07/22/2010 - The immediate cause of osteoporosis may be vitamin D deficiency, but the often-crippling condition tends to run in families, and researchers have been working for many years to pinpoint the exact genetic basis for the disease.
Study finds evidence of a link between thyroid disease and Agent Orange exposure
07/21/2010 - Recent research has found that although Vietnam veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange during the war do not appear to be at a higher risk of thyroid cancer, there may be a significantly higher incidence of Graves' disease among that segment of the population.
In an effort to fight osteoporosis, Canadian researchers update vitamin D guidelines
07/21/2010 - It has long been known that individuals who spend time indoors, use sunscreen, or live in high latitudes are at a higher risk of vitamin D deficiency, which can lead to health complications, including osteoporosis. With this in mind, Canadian researchers have released updated guidelines on recommended vitamin D intake, especially in northern populations.
Dealing with Diabetes in the Summer Heat
07/09/2010 - Both type 1 and type 2 diabetics may develop diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage) which makes it difficult to cope with the summer heat. A large number of people with diabetes have neuropathy (between 60% and 70%), which may affect the ability to sweat and therefore cool the body.
Avandia Safety
12/31/1969 - Avandia (a Type 2 Diabetes Medication) Update
A New Way to Check Blood Glucose Levels?
12/31/1969 - No More Pricking Fingers? We start out this week's diabetes news and research review with news about a new continuous glucose monitor which does not rely on pricking fingers for blood samples.
Does Diabetes Raise Your Risk of Cancer?
12/31/1969 - Diabetes and Cancer:  Are Diabetes Risk Factors and Treatments Linked to Cancer? We begin this week’s headlines with news from the American Cancer Society and the American Diabetes Association which has published a review of literature that suggests that diabetes risk factors and treatments may be associated with cancer.
Gestational Diabetes and Childhood Obesity
12/31/1969 - Insulin Therapy and Neuropathy in Type 1 Diabetes
Weight Gain with Type 2 Diabetes Medications
12/31/1969 - Funding for Diabetes Research and Diabetes Treatments
Can Tequila Treat Diabetes?
12/31/1969 - Tequila Treats Diabetes?
Islet Cell Transplanation?
12/31/1969 - Islet Cell Transplantation at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
The Economic Burden of Diabetes
12/31/1969 - Medications Put an Economic Burden on People with Diabetes Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice’s March 2010 issue brings to us an interesting article titled “Impact of type 2 diabetes mellitus on prescription medication burden and out-of-pocket healthcare expenses.”   The researchers assessed the economic burden of d
How Diabetes Affects the Heart
12/31/1969 - ACCORD Trials Update: Studying Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes
Does Processed Meat Increase the Risk of Diabetes?
12/31/1969 - Leptin and Type 1 Diabetes
Avandia and Heart Attack Risk
12/31/1969 - March brings the beginning of spring, so get your gardening clothes ready. If you are not sure about the exercise value of gardening, please read this article. Make sure that you drink lots of fresh water if the weather is hot and place your glucometer in your pocket, along with glucose tablets.
Depression and Diabetes
12/31/1969 - February is National Heart Awareness Month. Please make sure you know the symptoms of heart attacks, and talk your healthcare team about your cholesterol and lipid profiles. If you're not already, make this the year to become heart healthy.
A1c Control for Type 2 Diabetes Patients
12/31/1969 - Preventing Night-time Hypoglycemic Events There was an article in the February 5, 2010, issue of the Lancet titled "Manual closed-loop insulin delivery in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: a phase 2 randomized crossover trial." The study was done by Dr. Roman Hovorka, PhD et al.
New Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
12/31/1969 - FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

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