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Australian Researchers Develop New Diabates Drug to Replace Insulin Jabs or Metformin

Scientists have developed a safer drug that can replace potentially the insulin jabs or diabetes needles that the patients undergo almost daily once they are diagnosed with the slow-killer disease. Instead of traditional Metformin drug, the new drug targets a protein receptor known as PPARgamma found in fat tissue throughout the body, by activating it to achieve lower blood sugar ...

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3-year Old Diagnosed With Type-2 Diabetes in US, Youngest Ever

In a rare case, a three-and-a-half-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is linked to poor diet and obesity. It is most common among the middle-aged and elderly people, but in the last few years type 2 diabetes have taken lives of poor children. ...

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Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You

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Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

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Drug that Cures Diabetes Could Lower Cholesterol Levels: New Study

How would you feel if one medicine meant to cure one disease cures another as well? A new study by German and Dutch scientists has asserted that diabetic drug “Metformin” not only cures diabetes, but also reduces LDL cholesterol that is firmly believed to endorse cardiovascular diseases by triggering atherosclerosis. The study was performed by researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen ...

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Diabetes drug may decrease cancer risk only in non-smokers: study

Depending on their smoking history, a drug may have contrary effects on people suffering from diabetes – reducing lung cancer risk among nonsmokers and increasing the risk among smokers, showing for the first time a direct link between smoking and lung cancer. Among nonsmokers who had diabetes, those who took the diabetes drug metformin had a decrease in lung cancer ...

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