Diabetes in the News

In general, diabetes results from the body's inability to either produce sufficient insulin, or to respond properly to (the hormone) insulin, which normally regulates the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood. There are several different types of diabetes. The articles listed below include news about or mention of diabetes. This is page 4 of 5.

Health checks to combat heart disease in Scotland

A preventative care programme has been launched in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. The first Keep Well pilot will assess 45-64 year olds in Airdrie, Coatbridge and Wishaw for the risk factors associat...

24 Oct '06 | Heart Disease | Scotland

More independence for people with diabetes thanks to unique diabetes course for hospital staff

Warwick Diabetes Care, part of the University of Warwick's Warwick Medical School has just launched this pioneering, accredited, 'Management of Diabetes in Hospital Clinical Areas' course (MDHCA) w...

11 Oct '06 | Diabetes | Warwick

Gene Variant Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers have confirmed that a gene variant confers susceptibility to type 2 diabetes in participants of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a large clinical trial in adults at increased risk...

20 Jul '06 | Diabetes | USA

Asthma sufferers twice as likely to have other diseases

Older adults who have asthma are twice as likely to suffer from heart disease and other chronic health conditions such as diabetes, as well as being at an increased risk of developing cancer - acco...

16 Feb '06 | Asthma | Adelaide, Australia

Visions of the heavenly host of angels singing mentioned in the Bible (Revelation 5) inspired the majestic choruses of Handel's Messiah.

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