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- Los Angeles TimesJul 05 05:08 AM
The diabetes medication liraglutide helped more than twice as many obese subjects in a clinical trial lose 5% of their body weight, and more than three times as many lose a tenth of their body weight, compared with subjects taking a placebo, according to new research.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 03 01:33 PM
By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - People with type 2 diabetes who have weight loss surgery are more likely to have significant improvements in their diabetes three years compared to diabetics who try lifestyle changes, a small new study suggests. "One of the most important things to take away is that there is durability of remission over time," said Dr. Anita Courcoulas of the University of...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 02 11:33 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 02 09:01 AM
By Roxanne Nelson (Reuters Health) - People with type 1 diabetes must control their blood sugar with insulin, but getting it automatically from an implanted pump may also help to stave off death from heart disease, according to a large Scandinavian study. Among more than 18,000 type 1 diabetics in Sweden followed over time, those with an insulin pump were about half as likely to die of heart ...
- AFP Relax News via Yahoo! NewsJul 02 12:12 AM
Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug that US regulators approved last year for weight loss, helped obese people lose an average of 18 pounds (eight kilograms), a yearlong study said Wednesday. Most patients were able to keep the weight off for the duration of the 56-week study on the drug marketed as Saxenda by Novo Nordisk, according to the findings published in the New England Journal of ...
- AFP Relax News via Yahoo! NewsJul 02 06:08 AM
Transplanting "good" brown fat from embryos into adult mice cured their type 1 diabetes in a recent study by a team from Vanderbilt University in the US state of Tennessee. Brown adipose tissue is well known to burn energy, upping the body's resting metabolism whereas its white counterpart stores energy, and thus an abundance of white adipose tissue makes it easy to gain weight. Type 1 diabetes...
- CBS NewsJul 03 09:28 AM
Major study aims to find a way to prevent or delay disease that often strikes in childhood
- The Canadian Press via Yahoo Canada NewsJul 03 01:04 PM
For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Thirteen-year-old Hayden Murphy of Plainfield, Illinois, is helping researchers determine if the strategy works for Type 1 diabetes, the kind that is usually diagnosed in childhood. Hayden Murphy is among more than 400 children and adults participating in U.S. government-funded international research investigating whether ...
- The Wall Street JournalJul 01 05:21 PM
A growing body of evidence suggests that weight-loss surgery is more effective than diet and exercise at getting rid of Type 2 diabetes.
- UPIJul 04 09:16 AM
Brooks Hays PITTSBURGH, July 4 (UPI) -- According to newly published research, weight loss surgery appears to be the most successful treatment for diabetes.
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