Articles tagged with: diabetes

Why Clinical Trials Are Helpful to Society and Patients

Why Clinical Trials Are Helpful to Society and Patients

Virtually all the modern medical miracles we know today began their road to routine practice through clinical trials. This includes vaccinations for flu, measles, and polio; cancer treatments, including radiation and chemotherapy; drugs to treat HIV, diabetes, and hypertension, as well as common antibiotics that are used to treat a variety of infections.

New NIH Study: Diet and Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease Not Effective?

New NIH Study: Diet and Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease Not Effective?

People with type 2 diabetes, all 24 million of them in the United States alone, have undoubtedly heard the chapter and verse – change your diet, lose weight, and exercise more – if you want to reduce the risk of heart disease...

Uncontrolled diabetes tied to poorer brain power

Uncontrolled diabetes tied to poorer brain power

Diabetics with high blood sugar levels score worse on tests of brain power later in life than those whose levels are under control, according to a new U.S. study.

The findings suggest that people who control their blood sugar or glucose levels early in life may also protect their brain's health, but the topic needs further study, the researchers write in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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