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October 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) Neonatal phototherapy is not associated with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM-1), according to a study published online Oct. 19 in Pediatrics.
Thomas B. Newman, M.D., M.P.H., from the University of California in San Francisco, and colleagues conducted a retrospective cohort study involving 499,642 children born at =35 weeks of gestation from 1995 to 2011. Phototherapy, bilirubin levels, and other covariates were ascertained from electronic records. A diabetes registry a
October 24, 2016 (Telegraph) Two fizzy drinks a day could double the risk of diabetes - even if they are diet versions - a Swedish study has found.
Research by the Karolinska Institute on 2,800 adults found that those who consumed at least two 200ml servings of soft drinks daily were 2.4 times as likely to suffer from a form of type 2 diabetes.
Many fizzy drinks are sold in 330ml cans, meaning that one and a half cans would be enough to
October 24, 2016 (Reuters) ? When people with diabetes experience a dangerous drop in blood sugar, glucose tablets might be a better option than a sugary food or drink, a study suggests.
People with diabetes can develop hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, if they skip a meal, exercise harder than usual or take too much insulin or other diabetes medications.
Low blood sugar can cause fatigue, anxiety, rapid heartbeat, sweating, mental confusion or even coma or seizures if no
Walmart Wellness Day is the largest single-day health event in the nation
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 10, 2016 -- For a four hour period on Oct. 15, nearly everyone in America will have access to free health screenings, education, services and products as Walmart stores nationwide host Walmart Wellness Day.
Based on the impact of America's Biggest Health Fair held by Walmart last year, the company is again hosting the largest single-day health event in the nation with free health screenings expected to benefit hundreds of thousands of people, some whom may be
October 2 1016 (Physician's Briefing) ? Weekly doses of vitamin D do not improve oral glucose tolerance or markers of glycemic status among those at risk for diabetes, according to a study published online Sept. 26 in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.
Tracy S. Moreira-Lucas, Ph.D., from the University of Toronto, and colleagues conducted a 24-week randomized, placebo-controlled trial to study the effect of 28,000 IU of vitamin D3 once weekly on plasma glucose after a two-hour, 75-g oral glucose