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Does Diabetes Affect on Sexual Health in Women?

Does Diabetes Affect on Sexual Health in Women?

Diabetes is what stands in between some women and sexually satisfying lives, a survey of more than 2,000 women with and without the condition found. The reports of researchers at the University of San Francisco show that women who receive … Read more

A breakthrough discovery that points way toward Diabetes Cure

A breakthrough discovery that points way toward Diabetes Cure

That is the researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have identified the key signal that prompts production of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. This finding will help the researchers identify restore or increase beta cell function in people … Read more

Diabetes, not just for the Fat People

Diabetes, not just for the Fat People

Since 1980, the number of adults with diabetes has doubled and 347 million adults worldwide are now living with diabetes, according to a study published by the Lancet Medical Journal. Diabetes is becoming more common almost every where in the … Read more

Diabetes : Treatment

Treatment The immediate goals are to treat diabetic ketoacidosis and high blood glucose levels. Because type 1 diabetes can start suddenly and have severe symptoms, people who are newly diagnosed may need to go to the hospital. The long-term goals … Read more

Diabetes : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs High blood levels of glucose can cause several problems, including: Blurry vision Excessive thirst Fatigue Frequent urination Hunger Weight loss However, because type 2 diabetes develops slowly, some people with high blood sugar experience no symptoms at … Read more

Diabetes : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Diabetes : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Definition Diabetes is a chronic (lifelong) disease marked by high levels of sugar in the blood. See also: Gestational diabetes Type 1 diabetes Type 2 diabetes Metabolic syndrome Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors Insulin is a hormone produced by the … Read more

Can Diet Soda Boost Your Stroke Risk?

Can Diet Soda Boost Your Stroke Risk?

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) — Diet soda fans who drink the beverages every day may be cutting down on calories, but they also might be boosting their risk of stroke, new research suggests. Researchers find a 61% increased risk … Read more

‘Pathway’ Leading to Health Declines of Aging Identified

'Pathway' Leading to Health Declines of Aging Identified

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) — The “core pathway” that causes declining health due to aging has apparently been identified by researchers. Mouse study found malfunctioning ends of chromosomes cause host of age-related health problems. Studying mice in a laboratory … Read more

Obesity Has Nearly Doubled Worldwide Since 1980: Report

Obesity Has Nearly Doubled Worldwide Since 1980: Report

FRIDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) — New research shows that obesity is on the rise worldwide — it’s doubled since 1980 — but people in the wealthiest nations are managing to reduce their blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Despite rising … Read more

Minorities With Severe Leg Blockages at Higher Risk of Amputation

Minorities With Severe Leg Blockages at Higher Risk of Amputation

THURSDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) — Minority patients suffering from severe arterial blockages in their lower limbs face a greater chance of amputation than white patients, new research suggests. Study finds they tend to have lower incomes, seek care at … Read more