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Building Muscle Mass Reduces Risk Of Diabetes

Insulin resistance is a major contributing factor to the development of diabetes. A new study suggests building muscle mass helps.

06/02/2014

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Medical Expenses: What You Can – And Can’t – Deduct

What medical expenses can you deduct, and when? There’s been a change in tax law.

03/14/2014

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Google Contact Lens Could Be Option For Diabetics

The idea that all of that monitoring could be going on passively, through a contact lens, is especially promising for the world’s 382 million diabetics who need insulin and keep a close watch on their blood sugar.

01/17/2014

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Researchers Work On Type 1 Diabetes Vaccine

The idea of a vaccine for type 1 diabetes certainly seems farfetched today but don’t count out the fact that in the future there may be such a vaccine.

07/05/2013

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Generic Diabetes Drug May Now Help In The Fight Against Cancer

The generic diabetes drug Metformin, which has been around for years, is being studied as a possible wonder drug in the battle against cancer.

04/08/2012

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Anti-Cancer Gene May Be Key To Healthy All You Can Eat Lifestyle

Think about a world where we could eat all we want without sacrificing our health. In the laboratory that may be possible, at least in mice with a certain anti-cancer gene.

03/13/2012

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Analysis: Managing Diabetes

America is facing a health crisis – diabetes. It causes heart problems and much more including a potential loss if vision.

03/04/2012

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An Increase In Type 2 Diabetes

The rise in Type 2 diabetes is concerning because if it is not controlled it can cause long term damage of the blood vessels, the eyes and the kidneys.

01/04/2012

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Diabetic Lifestyle May Be Healthier All Around

Living a lifestyle that leads to the control of diabetes can be better than living a careless life and not having the condition.

09/09/2011

Hypoglycemia Can Be Deadly

Researchers have found that there is an increased relationship between severe hypoglycemia and death. There is also double the risk of a non-fatal heart attack and stroke.

10/11/2010

Type 2 Diabetes May Lead to Alzheimers

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough People with type 2 diabetes are more likely to develop plaques in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s. A Japanese study followed 135 elderly participants for thirty five years.

09/02/2010

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