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Editor’s Note: AGEs

Unlike fine wine, humans don’t get better with age, especially when we are talking about AGEs (Advanced Glycation End-products). This week we continue our Homerun Slides series on these damaging compounds and how they affect each organ in the body. Our journey into the psychology of diabetes has reached the grade …

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iPro2

iPro2

iPro2 The FDA has approved Medtronic’s iPro2, a next-generation professional continuous glucose monitoring system (CGMS). The new 6-day evaluation system is designed to make continuous glucose monitoring easy for health care professionals and patients to use. It can be used to identify nocturnal hypoglycemia or postprandial hyperglycemia. The setup procedure …

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More Physicians Embrace Web-Based Health Solutions

Datamonitor, the London-based market research firm, estimates the market for telehealth services in the U.S. and Europe will grow from $3 billion in 2009 to nearly $8 billion by 2012. A 2010 survey by Intel also found that 89% of health care decision makers believe telehealth will transform health care …

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Diabetes Can Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer Recurring

A new study has claimed that having diabetes could heighten the chances of the recurrence of bladder cancer, as well as promoting its progression. The research argued that diabetes could be an independent predictor of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) recurring or progressing. The study which involved 251 patients found …

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