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Diabetics are at greater risk of a cataracts and glaucoma as well as astigmatism than non-diabetics, results of a U.S. study published in the Neu-Isenberg-based German medical journal, Aerzte Zeitung, indicated recently.
2008/12/23
New drugs to treat an epidemic of diabetes in the U.S. will have to be screened more closely for heart risks, U.S. government health officials said Wednesday.
2008/12/19
A diet rich in nuts, beans and lentils beat a high cereal-fiber diet in controlling symptoms of diabetes and heart disease, Canadian researchers said on Tuesday.
2008/12/18
Mahadevappa, a villager in India’s southern state of Karnataka, was diagnosed with diabetes 18 years ago and put on drugs since.
2008/11/29
Genes that increase the risk of heart disease in the general population carry an even greater risk of heart trouble in diabetics, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.
2008/11/27
Older diabetics who took GlaxoSmithKline’s Avandia to control their blood sugar had a higher risk of death and heart failure while on the drug than those who took Takeda Pharmaceutical’s Actos, a drug in the same class, U.S. researchers said on Monday.
2008/11/26
NZ approves pig-human tissue transplants
New Zealand on Tuesday gave the green light for clinical trials involving the transplantation of pig cells into humans in a potential breakthrough treatment of diabetes.
2008/10/22
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Regular moderate exercise helps people with diabetes to reduce fat in their livers, in turn potentially preventing liver failure and heart disease, U.S. researchers said on Friday.
2008/9/21
Nearly two thirds of patients with chronic hepatitis C infection may have abnormal blood sugar levels, according to a report in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.
2008/9/12
Diabetics who tightly control their blood sugar — even if only for the first decade after they are diagnosed — have lower risks of heart attack, death and other complications 10 or more years later, a large follow-up study has found.
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