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Diabetes Health Center

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  1. Diabetes With Heart Disease: Bypass vs. Angioplasty

    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Generally, the less invasive a surgical procedure is, the better. But, that's not necessarily true for people with diabetes. Recent research has found lower death rates and fewer heart attacks in people with diabetes who've und

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  2. Type 1 Diabetes and Insulin-Producing Cells

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Most people with type 1 diabetes still have active insulin-producing cells in their pancreas, a new study shows. The finding suggests it may be possible one day to preserve or replenish these cells. Type 1 diabetes occurs when

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  3. Tom Hanks Has Type 2 Diabetes

    By Margaret Farley Steele and Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporters TUESDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Tom Hanks, the Academy Award-winning actor, revealed Monday night that he has joined millions of Americans in a new role -- that of type 2 diabetic. Hanks, 57, was discussing his latest film on CBS'

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  4. Common Diabetes Drugs May Carry Risk

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetes patients who take drugs called sulfonylureas as an initial therapy have a higher risk of death than those who take the diabetes drug metformin, a new study says. The British researchers said the findings suggest that

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  5. Big Breakfast May Be Best for Diabetes Patients

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 26 (HealthDay News) -- A hearty breakfast that includes protein and fat may actually help people with type 2 diabetes better control both their hunger and their blood sugar levels. Patients who ate a big breakfast for three months experienced low

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  6. Insulin Pump Feature May Prevent Low Blood Sugar

    By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 24 (HealthDay News) -- A new type of insulin pump reduced the number of moderate to severe low-blood-sugar episodes experienced by people with type 1 diabetes. The pump has a special sensor that can detect dropping blood-sugar levels and then suspen

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  7. Diabetes Remission After Surgery

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 13 (HealthDay News) -- A simple scoring system can predict whether an obese patient might achieve diabetes remission within five years after weight-loss surgery, according to researchers. The scoring system -- called DiaRem -- is based on four readil

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  8. Even Younger Women With Diabetes May Face Higher Odds for Heart Disease

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Type 2 diabetes in itself -- regardless of other risk factors -- increases the risk of heart disease in women, a new study finds. The study included nearly 1,300 Argentine women, aged 19 to 84, with and without type 2 diabete

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  9. New Diabetes Drug Seems Safe for Heart: Study

    By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 2 (HealthDay News) -- The new diabetes drug Onglyza has no effect, good or bad, on a patient's risk for heart attacks, a new study finds. However, the researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston did find a surprising rise in hospitalizatio

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  10. Whole Fruits Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk

    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- It's no secret that fruit is good for you. But what kind? A new study links whole fruits -- especially blueberries, grapes and apples -- to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, but suggests that fruit juices may actually raise the r

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