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External link Diabetes Drugs May Pose Heart Risks Exit Disclaimer
In an online editorial in Heart, two Wake Forest University professors voice their concern for oral medications taken for Type 2 diabetes. The two believe a particular class of meds increases the risk of cardiovascular problems.
External link Low Testosterone Levels Evident in Diabetic Men Exit Disclaimer
Doctors at the University at Buffalo are ready to publish their research in the online edition of Diabetes Care, detailing their study that found lowered testosterone levels in men with Type 2 diabetes. Researchers point out that this doesn’t affect their reproductive futures, but their bone mass and overall maintenance of diabetes.
External link Killing Diabetes One Cell at a Time Exit Disclaimer
A number of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have found a way to target the defective immune cells that destroy the insulin-making cells in people with Type 1 diabetes. The study, detailing their work, will be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Phase one of clinical trials has begun.
External link C-section Babies may have Increased Risks Exit Disclaimer
Researchers from the Queen’s University Belfast conducted a study of 10,000 children from 20 published studies and found the children had an increased chance of developing Type I diabetes if they were delivered via C-section.
External link Inherited Diabetes Exit Disclaimer
In the September 2008 issue of the Journal of Lipid Research, an Italian study looks at the likelihood of mice to develop Type 2 diabetes when the mother had Type 2 diabetes while pregnant and nursing.
In 2007, I resolve…to resolve less and do more!
Remember us? Yeah, you do. We are those that were very resolved to do all kinds of things last year. Well, we didn't do that bad, actually.
August 28, 2006

"The alarming rise in obesity and type 2 diabetes in all age groups poses a major public health crisis for this country. This important study is one component of a multi-faceted research agenda to address this dual epidemic, which threatens the health of our youth and the vitality of our health care system," said NIH Director Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D.
May 26, 2006

"It's important to know if you have pre-diabetes or undiagnosed type 2 diabetes," said Dr. Larry Blonde, chair of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP), jointly sponsored by the NIH, CDC, and 200 partner organizations. "You should talk to your health care professional about your risk. If your blood glucose is high but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes, losing weight and increasing physical activity will greatly lower your risk of getting type 2 diabetes. If you have diabetes, controlling your blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol will prevent or delay the complications of diabetes."

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