One blood test can diagnose diabetes

According to a study, published in theAnnals of Internal Medicine, measuring HbA1c and fasting glucose blood levels from a single sample is sufficient to accurately diagnose diabetes.MedPage Today
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Taking a closer look at PROTEUS, an intriguing study in patients with high-risk proliferative diabetic retinopathy.Medscape Ophthalmology
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DIABETES symptoms aren ’t always obvious and can take a long time to develop - particularly with type 2 diabetes people with the condition won’t show any signs at all. For many people a few drinks is part of ever day life, but when you have diabetes or you’re trying to prevent it, it’s a bit more complicated. Ther e are four things you should make sure to do after a night of alcohol.
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Researchers at the UAB ’s comprehensive Diabetes Center have discovered a safe and effective therapy to reduce insulin requirements and hypoglycemic episodes in adult subjects with recent onset Type 1 diabetes by promoting the patient’s own beta cell function and insulin production – the first such discovery to targ et diabetes in this way.  The findings reveal that regular oral application of verapamil, a common blood pressure medication, also enabled patients to produce higher levels of their…
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Putting in long hours at the office could make you more likely to get diabetes, heart disease and psychiatric disorders, research suggests.
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(MedPage Today) -- 30-day advantage over CABG was mainly driven by diabetes subgroup
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Among liveborn infants of mothers with type 1 diabetes, increasingly worse glycemic control in the periconceptional period was associated with progressively increased risk of major cardiac defects.Medscape Medical News
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Resumo A rede de apoio é considerada um agente protetor da saúde em seus aspectos físico, mental e psicológico, proporcionando melhor qualidade de vida, favorecendo adaptação à condições adversas, promovendo resiliência e a mobilização de recursos no enfrentamento de eventos de vida negativos que podem levar a o adoecimento. O nosso objetivo foi estudar a relação entre doenças físicas, transtorno mental comum e a rede de apoio social dos pacientes atendidos na Atenção Primária à Sa&uacu...
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This study aimed to describe and analyze factors associated with emergency care and hospitalization of hypertensive and diabetic patients in the municipality of Rio de Janeiro, especially those related to the use of medicines. This is across-sectional study using secondary database from a household survey that approached hypertensive and diabetic patients. The outcome variables were: 1) seek for emergency careasa resultof complications related to hypertension and diabetes in the 12months preceding the interviews; 2) hospitalizationin the same period andfor the same reasons. Uni and bivariate analysis between exposure varia...
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In the first 10 days of July, at least 10 drugmakers and biotechnology companies raised prices on at least 20 brand-name medicines, a review of pricing data from Rx Savings Solutions and Bloomberg Intelligence shows. The increases, for medications for cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and liver disease, were generally each less than 10 percent. But the price of one little-prescribed sleep aid was raised by more than 700 percent. (Robert Langreth and Cynthia Koons, Bloomberg News)        
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Conditions:   Diabetes Mellitus;   Eye Diseases Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: Diabetes mellitus Sponsors:   Shanghai Eye Disease Prevention and Treatment Center;   Children's Hospital of Fudan University Recruiting
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