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arrow Some kids with diabetes don't get recommended tests
8-11-2011
(Reuters Health) - A significant number of children and young adults with diabetes may not be getting the routine tests recommended for managing the disease, according to a study out Monday. Researchers found that of more than 1,500 young people with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes, about one-third had not undergone eye exams or had tests of long-term blood sugar control
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arrow Smokers show elevated diabetes risk
8-11-2011
(Reuters Health) - Adding to the list of potential health consequences of smoking, a large study finds that smokers may have a heightened risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The findings, based on the medical records of more than 1.2 million Korean adults, do not prove that smoking itself causes diabetes. But they may offer yet more incentive for people to avoid smoking or to kick the habit
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arrow Pesakit diabetes kekang keinginan
3-11-2011
SEKALIPUN hidangan makanan melimpah-ruah ketika menyambut Syawal tetapi itu sebenarnya bukannya untuk pesakit diabetes. Pesakit diabetes mungkin rasa perit kerana sekadar melihat sahaja dan terpaksa mengekang keinginan demi
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arrow More beans, less white rice tied to less diabetes
3-11-2011
New York (Reuters Health) -- Beans and rice are a classic combination throughout the western hemisphere, but a study in Costa Rica finds that the bean half of the equation may be better for health. Among nearly 2,000 men and women, researchers found that people who regularly swapped a serving
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arrow Many lifestyle factors linked to diabetes risk
27-10-2011
(Reuters Health) - A new study reports that weight, diet, exercise, smoking and alcohol intake may each independently influence a person's risk of getting diabetes. Researchers found that even when people had a family history of diabetes or were overweight, they were less likely to get the chronic disease if they were healthy in other ways.
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arrow Higher education tied to rare form of diabetes
27-10-2011
(Reuters Health) - People who attend college may be at greater risk of developing a less common form of diabetes associated with autoimmunity, new study findings suggest. Among more than 56,000 adults living in Norway, those who reached university were nearly twice as likely as adults who did not finish high school to develop autoimmune diabetes
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