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It costs US$1,400 to cover the oozing sore on the diabetic's foot with a piece of artificial skin, helping it heal if patients keep pressure off that spot.
2009/8/26
Nearly one in three children and adolescents with “insulin-dependent” type 1 diabetes have a positive skin test for tuberculosis (TB) and are at risk of developing active TB and spreading the infection to others, according to the results of a study conducted in a TB-endemic area.
2009/8/8
People with type 1 diabetes who can get their blood sugar to near-normal levels can cut their long-term risk of serious complications in half, U.S. researchers said on Monday.
2009/7/29
Those with diabetes are warned to be especially careful of what they eat during the summer, after a rise in cases where diabetes patients unknowingly consumed too much sugar was recently reported.
2009/7/28
The prevalence of hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes are increasing rapidly in Taiwan, with an estimated 198,000 new cases of the three diseases emerging every year, according to a report released Friday by the Department of Health.
2009/7/18
In 2008, nearly one in every 10 people in Taiwan was suffering from diabetes, a disease that is becoming increasingly prevalent in the country, according to the results of a study released yesterday by the National Health Research Institutes (NHRI).
2009/6/13
In 2008, nearly one in every 10 people in Taiwan were suffering from diabetes, a disease that is becoming increasingly prevalent in the country, according to the results of a study released Friday by the National Health Research Institutes (NHRI).
2009/6/12
Diabetes is spiraling in Asia but — unlike the West — those affected are relatively young and less likely to be struggling with obesity, a new study shows.
2009/5/27
Doctors who gave diabetics a drug originally intended to lower patients' cholesterol found it reduced their risk of so-called minor amputation by 36 percent, a new analysis of research says.
2009/5/23
Taiwan has developed a new drug for diabetes patients that will begin its first clinical trials on humans at a local medical center in 2010, marking the first drug ever to be developed on the island.
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