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Heart Failure Complication in Type 2 Diabetes Focus of Study

Risk of hospitalization, early death doubled in type 2 patients… Cardiovascular complications have been linked to diabetes. However, according Dr. Timothy Davis from University of Western Australia, “there have been no detailed contemporary population-based studies of heart failure (HF) complicating type 2 diabetes.” In an effort to investigate predictors and ...

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Physical Activity During Pregnancy Reduces Gestational Diabetes Risk 30%

Those women who continued to exercise throughout their pregnancy achieved an even higher risk reduction… Gestational diabetes and excessive maternal weight gain are associated with many negative outcomes for both the mother and the baby including: pre-eclampsia, hypertension and preterm birth. Expectant mothers who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes are ...

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Early Detection of Type 2 Diabetes Reduces Death Caused by Cardiovascular Disease

Early detection and treatment of type 2 diabetes may be more beneficial than aggressive control of blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol… Screening to identify type 2 diabetes followed by early treatment could result in substantial health benefits, according to new research that combined large scale clinical observations and innovative ...

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Skin Bacteria a Cause of Diabetes?

Toxin produced by Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), a common skin bacteria, caused glucose intolerance in rabbit cells… Bacteria and viruses have an obvious role in causing infectious diseases, but microbes have also been identified as the surprising cause of other illnesses, including cervical cancer (Human papilloma virus) and stomach ulcers ...

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