Background Although hypoglycemia is the most common complication of intensive diabetes therapy, there is little information about risk factors for hypoglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
In millions of people worldwide, the pancreas is under attack! Damage to cells in the pancreas leads to type 1 diabetes, this destruction has largely been hidden from view – until now…
In comparison with New York state averages, a higher percentage of Chautauqua County suffer from diabetes. In 2008-09, 10.4 percent of adult males and 11.9 percent of adult females were diagnosed in Chautauqua County, compared with 7.5 percent of males and 10.4 percent of females in New York State, according to The Chautauqua County Diabetes Task Force. Those figures may be related to poor …
This year’s DREAM Award, presented by the Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC), was given to Nick Jonas, the musician and actor best known as one of the three Jonas Brothers. He was among the special recipients at the DRLC’s annual Franklin D. Roosevelt Dinner, held this year on November 17, 2011.
FRIDAY, Dec. 2 — People who have been diagnosed with colon cancer have a poorer prognosis if they’re obese or have type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.
Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among the nearly 26 million Americans with diabetes? In fact, people with diabetes are two-to-four times more likely to have cardiovascular disease than people who do not have diabetes, and approximately two out of three people with diabetes die of complications, such as heart … (more)
CONTEXT: Although acute hypoglycemia may be associated with cognitive impairment in children with type 1 diabetes, no studies to date have evaluated whether hypoglycemia is a risk factor for dementia in older patients with type 2 diabetes.
Scalable amounts of liver and pancreas precursor cells created using new stem cell production method
Scientists in Canada have overcome a key research hurdle to developing regenerative treatments for diabetes and liver disease with a technique to produce medically useful amounts of endoderm cells from human pluripotent stem cells. The research can be transferred to other areas of stem cell research helping scientists to navigate the route to clinical use known as the “valley of death.”
A war is being waged in the pancreases of millions of people throughout the world. The siege leads to the development of type 1 diabetes and has been a battlefield largely hidden from view– until now. Researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology have created the first cellular movies showing the destruction underlying type 1 diabetes in real-time in mouse models…
A drug used to treat type 2 diabetes is promising as a preventive drug for breast cancer or other cancers, U.S. and South Korean researchers say.