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December 3, 2013 (MedPage Today) -- The treatment of type 2 diabetes with liraglutide (Victoza) didn't lead to a greater rate of acute pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer compared with other anti-diabetic drugs, an interim analysis suggested.
The incidence rate for acute pancreatitis among patients receiving the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analog was 187.5 per 100,000 person-years compared with 154.4 per 100,000 for a group of pooled comparator drugs, according to Donnie Funch, Ph
December 2, 2013 (Newswise) -- Vitamin D decreases pain in women with type 2 diabetes and depression, according to a study conducted at Loyola University Chicago. These findings were presented at an Oct. 24, 2013 research conference at Loyola's Health Sciences Campus.
Type 2 diabetes is associated with depression and pain, but few studies have looked at how pain may affect the treatment of depression in patients with type 2 diabetes and no studies have evaluated the role of vitamin
November 21, 2013 (Newswise) -- Obesity and diabetes have become a global epidemic leading to severe cardiovascular disease. Researchers at the University of Utah believe their recent identification of brown fat stem cells in adult humans may lead to new treatments for heart and endocrine disorders, according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Stem Cells.
The study was led by Amit N. Patel, M.D. M.S., director of Clinical Regenerative Medicine and Tissue En
November 21, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Flavonoid intake is inversely associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a large European study published online Oct. 15 in Diabetes Care.
Raul Zamora-Ros, Ph.D., from the MRC Epidemiology Unit in Cambridge, U.K., and colleagues examined the correlation between dietary flavonoid and lignan intakes and the risk of type 2 diabetes development. Data were used from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-InterAct ca
November 19, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults with diabetes, especially those treated with insulin, are at increased risk of injurious falls requiring hospitalization, according to a study published online Oct. 15 in Diabetes Care.
In an effort to examine whether older adults with diabetes are at increased risk of injurious falls requiring hospitalization, Rebecca K. Yau, M.P.H., from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and colleagues used data from the lo