Overview of Diabetes
Care Market in the 1990s II-23
At the White Earth Health Center, nutritionist Gail Gardner still sees that Native Americans continue to receive mixed messages about what diabetes
He had high blood pressure, and his doctor diagnosed him with borderline type 2 diabetes
At the time, I didn't know what diabetes
was, so I figured it was like a cold that I'd get over in a few days.
The science behind our research efforts is focused on the development of next-generation small molecule compounds designed to develop safer, more effective and innovative products for the treatment of metabolic diseases, particularly type 2 diabetes
and obesity," stated Anker Lundemose, M.
Assessing family sharing of diabetes
Certainly there is a genetic component to diabetes
though we're not exactly sure which genes are responsible," says Dr, David P.
Clinical trials have demonstrated effective interventions for preventing or delaying complications in those with diabetes
and for preventing or delaying onset of diabetes
in those with pre-diabetes
Several groups of scientists are now studying whether a few days or weeks of antibody therapy, if given soon after diagnosis of type 1 diabetes
, can keep the disease from worsening.
RELATED ARTICLE: Screening Guidelines for Gestational Diabetes
Fewer than 1% had chronic (type 1 or type 2) diabetes
, but 4% developed gestational diabetes
As for people who have diabetes
, extra magnesium lowered insulin resistance or blood glucose levels in only four of the 11 good studies.
The American Diabetes
Association has just released a study showing definitively that the best strategy for preventing type 2 diabetes
is weight reduction.
Type 1 Diabetes
Frequent urination Unusual thirst Extreme hunger Unusual weight loss Extreme fatigue Irritability
Type 2 diabetes
is a major global public health problem with the incidence and prevalence of diabetes
escalating towards a world-wide epidemic.