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1 hr ago | EurekAlert!

Body Mass Index associated with breast cancer, regardless of body shape

April 16, 2014- A study of predominantly white women finds a larger waist circumference is associated with higher risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, but not beyond its contribution to BMI.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Medicine, Health

5 hrs ago | The Times Leader

Penn State extension offers Diabetes program

Type 2 diabetes is becoming more common due to the rising rates of obesity. Making healthy food choices, being physically active and monitoring blood glucose levels are important ways in which diabetics can manage their disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lackawanna County, PA, Scranton, PA, Recipes

9 hrs ago | Bluffton Today

Bostick raises Type 2 diabetes awareness with fifth annual Mayor's Bike Ride for a Diabetes Cure

The fifth annual Mayor's Bike Ride for a Diabetes Cure will be held at the end of this month and will fund the American Diabetes Association to assist with research into the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hardeeville, SC, Family, Kids, Life, Food, Nutrition, Jasper County, SC

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Hispanic Business

the Pulse: Local racer drives home diabetes message

But Reed almost had to give up his dream of a racing career. He was diagnosed with Type I diabetes during his senior year at .

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Medical Daily

The Perils Of Protein: Red Meat Tied To Higher Risk Of Diabetes, Especially Among Obese Women

According to a new study, eating excessive amounts of animal protein - from poultry, red meats, and even dairy products - can lead to a higher risk of developing diabetes.

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Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Dieting

WSOCTV

How Mt. Everest helped scientists research diabetes

British scientists have gained new insight into Type 2 diabetes by traveling to an unusual location - high atop Mount Everest.

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Related Topix: Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

HON

FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

Millions of Americans with type 2 diabetes have a new treatment option with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval Tuesday of a once-weekly injectable drug, Tanzeum.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, Actos, Pioglitazone (generic), Thyroid Cancer

PennLive.com

Beyond the milk aisle: 18 surprising dairy-free sources of calcium

Fun fact: Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body, and is found naturally in a wide variety of foods and beverages and added to many others! But whether lactose-intolerant or sick of wine and cheese parties, there's no need to rely only on dairy products for that daily dose of calcium.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Calcium, Drink, Milk, Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Health, Life, Food, Seafood, Recipes

Sheffield Star

Sheffield doctor's diabetes breakthrough

A study using MRI scans found the condition can cause serious damage to areas of the brain called 'grey matter' - a key part of the nervous system, associated with sensation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

Family thrives after a year on sugar-free detox diet in 'Year of No Sugar'

Writer Eve Schaub and her family adopted a sugar-free diet for one year and have never felt better, USA Today reported Sunday.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Health, Alzheimer's

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Echo

Diabetics' quality of life gets a lift

Southampton General Hospital has launched insulin pump therapy to treat the thousands of people in the city living with type 1 diabetes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Health

Drugs.com

Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study

MONDAY April 14, 2014, 2014 -- The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar disease, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Life, Food, Nutrition

Medical Daily

Researchers Climb To The Top Of Mt. Everest To Discover The Cause Of Type 2 Diabetes

The key to discovering a source for type 2 diabetes development and finding new ways to prevent the condition may lie at the summit of Mt.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Patch.com

Resident Marty Miserandino Riding to Stop Diabetes at the Annual Tour De Cure

South Hamilton resident, Marty Miserandino, will be taking part in The American Diabetes Association's movement to Stop DiabetesA® by riding in the annual Tour de CureA®.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pop/Rock, The Association, South Hamilton, MA, Hamilton, MA, Topsfield, MA, Gold's Gym, Health Club, Opinion

BioSpace

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s LX4211 Achieves Positive Results In Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trial

LX4211 is an oral, first-in-class, dual inhibitor of sodium glucose transporters 1 and 2 that is designed to lower blood glucose levels through two insulin-independent mechanisms of action.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, Lexicon Genetics, Healthcare Industry, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Reuters

Lexicon Pharma's diabetes drug successful in mid-stage study

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc said its experimental drug to treat diabetes met the main goal of reducing the use of insulin at meal times in a mid-stage study on patients with type 1 diabetes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, Lexicon Genetics, Healthcare Industry, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Nerve News

Diabetes a barrier to breast cancer screening?

Even as women with diabetes are at higher risk of breast cancer, diabetic women get so hassled managing the chronic condition that they often end up leaving other preventative actions, like screening for cancer, to fall by the wayside, a study has found.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Ivanhoe

Dodging Diabetes Without Drugs

BATON ROUGE, La. Before people develop type 2 diabetes, they go through a period of time where their blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes - it's called prediabetes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WOWT-TV Omaha

Toddler's Brave Battle With Diabetes

For a Griswold, Iowa mother, her toddler requires constant care. He's only 2-years-old, and he was just diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Griswold, IA

Greenwich Citizen

With new health law, insurers target diabetics

Sarah Luke, 73, of Kennesaw, Ga., who was diagnosed with diabetes six years ago, poses for a portrait before a workout at her local YMCA, Friday, April 4, 2014, in Kennesaw, Ga.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kennesaw, GA

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