Tag: "diabetics" at medical news
One in Three Heart Attack Patients Have No Chest Pains
...rican Medical Association suggests. And for women, diabetics
and others who belong to groups likely to have atypical heart attack symptoms, more than half may never have such pains. The report examined symptoms in more than 400,000 people who were treated for heart attacks in U.S. hospitals from 1994 to 1998. ...
Diabetic testing gets easier
...aily blood tests. The worst part according to many diabetics
is the finger stick. There are unfortunate patients who use the stick up to six times a day for more than ten to twenty years or so. The main obstacle of these tests is the pain and discomfort associated with them. But researchers and manufacturers h...
Vitamin E, the latest warrior against diabetes
.... In what can come as welcome news to millions of diabetics
around the world. Vitamin E, according to the researchers protects the body against diabetes by acting on the free radicals produced in the body which cause the complications of the disease. Diabetics have an abnormally high levels of free radicals...
Eat greens to have a ever green heart
... fruit and vegetable consumption also protects the diabetics
against heart attack as well. Dr. Kaumudi J. Joshipura, Harvard University, the cheif investigator of the first study found that just one additional daily serving of fruit or vegetable lowered risk of heart diseases by 4%. Spinach, kale, broccali, or...
Heart disease threat starts early in life for Diabetics
...en's Hospital Los Angeles did a study involving 57 diabetics
ages 12 to 21 and a group of adolescents without the disease. They found that the ateries of type I diabetics
was associated with aterosclerotic plaques regardless of body weight, family history, smoking and le...
Shock it to Heal!!
...e can be severe enough to require amputation. For diabetics
with this dreaded foot ulcer, a boon in disguise would be a new device that delivers a high voltage electric current to the skin. //Such an electrical stimulation would help in the healing of foot ulcers. People with diabetes may develop foot ulcers...
Gastrointestinal ills more common in diabetics
...hea and constipation have been thought to occur in diabetics
more //frequently than in people without the disea...ers took into account age and sex, they found that diabetics
were more likely than people without the disease to have had any of 16 gastrointestinal symptoms and...
Diabetes on the rise
... of India: "By 2005, we will have 30 to 35 million diabetics
in India, and every fifth diabetic in the world wi...ents. A study of complications in more than 3000 diabetics
by the Diabetes Research Centre in Chennai showed that many had suffered eye, nerve or other tissue ...
New treatment for diabetics
... capsule coated with silicon, which could save the diabetics
from the usual insulin injection.This microchip wo...//and stimulates the insulin- producing cells.Some diabetics
have to inject insulin more than onece a day to maintain their blood sugar levels. The device is be...
Beta-Carotene May Aid Diabetics
...ncluded 20 patients who were non-insulin-dependant diabetics
and age-sex-matched control subjects. For three weeks patients received a supplement of dunaliella bardawil-derived beta-carotene 60 mg once daily. The oxidation of low-density lipoprotein was analysed. Researchers also measured LDL lipid compositi...
Diabetics prone to periodontitis
face a forewarning from severe periodontal disease...fection on the control of diabetes. They found the diabetics
flaunted more gingival inflammation and deeper periodontal pockets than the non-diabetics. "Many wo...
Periodontal disease may amass the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes
...ering drugs and exercise are vitally important for diabetics
who want to improve their quality of life, as well as their oral health," Dr. Iacopino noted....
Pancreas transplant gives hope to type 2 diabetes
...splantation, nevertheless, worked for those type 2 diabetics
is encouraging. It's a new option for those with the condition, but should still be considered the exception, because of the shortage of transplant organs....
Testing for blood sugar levels made easier
The foundation of diabetics
care is the regular monitoring of blood sugar levels. But doctors say that many patients do not adhere to this routine because of inconvenience or discomfort, as this requires multiple blood samples to be taken by puncturing// their fingers or forear...
Research on Celiac Disease in children
...all intestine biopsy. Blood samples from 236 known diabetics
(1-18 years in age) were tested for total IGA and IGA-EMA by immunofluorescence. Of the 17 that had positive blood tests, 12 were subsequently diagnosed with CD. This is a prevalence of about 5%, which is far higher than the prevalence of CD in the...
Association of depression and diabetes
...hen compared to depressed non-diabetics. Depressed diabetics
were also more likely to visit a psychiatrist or m... differ by diabetes status. It was also found that diabetics
who smoked, had poor health, and lived under a low economic status were all associated more closely ...
Protein in diabetic neuropathy treatment
...the World". Amongst the many serious diseases that diabetics
can be affected with, diabetic neuropathy is also ... of hedgehog activity could be beneficial to those diabetics
with neuropathy. She concluded that a combination therapy of hedgehog protein with antioxidants coul...
Good carb, bad carb? Experts debate.
...ates has been suspected for a long time. It is why diabetics
were once (but no longer) told to studiously avoid sweets, since presumably sugary foods would quickly turn into sugar in the blood stream. About 20 years ago, scientists came up with the glycemic index, or GI, as a way to compare this. The body con...
New Drug for Diabetes
...ion of amylin. Specifically, the drug would be for diabetics
-- type 1 or type 2 -- who take insulin injections...ppress the glucagon that the body secretes. Often, diabetics
notice that their blood sugar levels tend to be higher after a meal -- even when they take insulin t...
Promising Treatment for Diabetes
...type 2 diabetes.// Doctors typically treat type 2 diabetics
with oral medications to control blood sugar. They’ll sometimes also use insulin if the condition worsens. These medications are effective, but they also carry increased risk for low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, particularly as people age. This stud...
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