Apr 19

Calcium scoring can be an effective tool for assessing heart disease risks in adults with no known risk factors

With growing evidence that a measurement of the buildup of calcium in coronary arteries can predict heart disease risk, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) researchers found that...

Apr 18

Ribble Valley diabetes group bids to extend

A DIABETES support group could be revived after almost a decade.

Apr 18

Alarming increases in pre-diabetes and diabetes in blacks, Hispanics and the elderly; obesity partly to blame

Cases of diabetes and pre-diabetes in the United States have nearly doubled since 1988, suggests new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with obesity apparently to...

Apr 17

Mediterranean diet may slow diabetes progression

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, eating lots of olive oil, fish and whole grains slows progression of the disease more than restricting fat, according to a new analysis.

Apr 17

Mediterranean diet may slow diabetes progression

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, eating lots of olive oil, fish and whole grains slows progression of the disease more than restricting fat, according to a new analysis.

Apr 17

Diabetes-related complications have declined, CDC say

Apr 17

For the first time, scientists use MRI to identify brown fat in a living adult

Scientists have identified and confirmed the existence of brown fat in a living adult using a novel MRI technique. The findings may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes.

Apr 17

Study: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes falling

In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting. Over the last two decades, the rates of heart attacks and ...

Apr 17

As diabetes continues to sweep through the UK's population, a midwife at The Rosie Maternity Hospital in Cambridge …

For diabetes midwife specialist Kerry Stubbington, managing the condition during pregnancy is all about education. She explained: “We can’t be a nanny state and control people’s eating and exercise levels directly.

Apr 17

FDA approves Tanzeum to treat type 2 diabetes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Tanzeum (albiglutide) subcutaneous injection to improve glycemic control, along with diet and exercise, in adults with type 2 diabetes.

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