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Diabetes Drug, Farxiga Shows Promise in Patients With Heart Failure

AstraZeneca announced this week positive results from a landmark trial which showed that its diabetes drug, Farxiga reduced cardiovascular instances, …

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Ginkgo Biloba May Offer Benefits in Fighting Type 2 Diabetes

The extract of the leaves of Ginkgo biloba, a popular dietary supplement, may offer some therapeutic benefits in fighting Type 2 diabetes, according …

Medtronic Gets OK to Study New Extended Wear Infusion Sets for Insulin Pumps

Medtronic has received investigational approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to proceed with a pivotal trial for a new extended …

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Misconceptions May Influence Diabetes Risk for African-Americans

African American families not only share a higher risk for Type 2 diabetes, but many myths and misconceptions about the disease are often passed on …

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Early Onset of Menstruation Associated with Higher Risk of T2D

A large study of rural Chinese women suggests that early onset of menstruation is associated with a higher risk, and body mass index (BMI) may …

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Study: Pregnant Women with Obesity and Diabetes at Greater Risk for Stillbirth

Women with diabetes and obesity who are pregnant are more likely to suffer a stillbirth, a new study from Scotland finds. For the study, researchers …

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Following A Healthy Plant-Based Diet May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

People who stick to plant-based diets may have a lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes compared to those who follow these diets with lower …

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Large Genomic Study Shows Critical Link Between T2D and Previously Unlinked Gene

Researchers at the National Institute of Health (NIH) report the largest genomic study of Type 2 diabetes in sub-Saharan Africans, with data from …

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“Pancreas on a Chip” Opens New Doors to Understanding CF-Related Diabetes

Scientists have created a “human pancreas on a chip” that may allow them to identify the possible cause of a frequent and deadly …

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U Mich: A Blood Test May Predict Risk of Stroke in Patients with Diabetes

As many with diabetes know, having the condition is a risk factor for many other cardiovascular health conditions, one of them is a stroke. …

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