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Diabetes and Kidney Disease by savinglimbs Posted Fri 08 Oct 2010 12:00am Diabetes mellitus, usually called diabetes, is a disease in which your body does not make enough insulin or cannot use normal amounts of insulin properly. Insulin is a hormone that regulates the amount of sugar in your blood. A high blood sugar level can cause problems in many parts of your body. The most common ones are Type 1 and Typ ... Read on »
Diabetes UK CEO urges diabetics to manage their cholesterol levels better, but is this advice based on good evidence? by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 13 Sep 2012 9:19am Baroness Barbara Young is the chief executive of the charity Diabetes UK, the UK’s largest and most prominent diabetes charity, and an organisation which encourages diabetics to eat at every meal foods which are known to be disruptive to blood sugar levels and therefore be bad for diabetics (go figure). You can read more about this here and her ... Read on »
What Is Diabetes by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sun 14 Mar 2010 1:14pm If you think that you are prone to diabetes, the first thing that you need to know is to understand what is the illness all about. Experts say that diabetes is a chronic disease, which develop among people who have the inability to utilize the glucose in their food to be used as energy. The illness develops when the accumulated gluc ... Read on »
Understanding Insulin by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 2:48pm Understanding Insulin By: Eric Cressey All too often, we overlook the important underlying anatomy and physiology upon which solid training and nutrition recommendations are based. In rushing to get to the “meat and potatoes” (the program or ultimate recommendations) of an article, we fail to truly question and understand the ... Read on »
NIH Researchers Identify Genetic Elements Influencing the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by Medline Plus Posted Tue 02 Nov 2010 1:09pm A team led by researchers at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health, has captured the most comprehensive snapshot to date of DNA regions that regulate genes in human pancreatic islet cells, a subset of which produces insulin. T ... Read on »
Genetics Influence Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by MedNews Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Nov 2010 1:06am A team led by researchers at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI),  has captured the most comprehensive snapshot to date of DNA regions that regulate genes in human pancreatic islet cells, a subs ... Read on »
World Diabetes Day -- Let Us All Be Aware! by Deepika Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 2:53pm Today is World Diabetes Day and even as I speak, I recently learnt of two people very close to me who have been diagnosed with this incurable and incredibly frustrating condition, one an elderly person and the other quite young. World Diabetes Day was first introduced in 1991 by the joint efforts of the International Diabetes Federation and ... Read on »
More white rice, more diabetes risk by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Mon 02 Apr 2012 10:22am Over 20 million people in the United States (about 8% of the population) have type 2 diabetes .1 Worldwide prevalence of diabetes in adults is about 6%, and Asian countries have somewhat higher rates (9% in China and Korea, and 11% in Japan).2,3 This is interesting to consider. In spite of considerably more overweight and obesity in the USA a ... Read on »
Scleroderma-like lesions in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm By U.-F. Haustein ABSTRACT We report on two patients (one female 42 years, one male 47 years) suffering from insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) for more than 20 years. Both patients exhibited sclerodactyly and sclerosis of the hands and lower arms as well as swelling and slight contracture of the distal interphalangeal joints. Int ... Read on »