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Obesity Leading Cause of Diabetes Article

Graphic shows new diabetes rates by state; three AP – Graphic shows new diabetes rates by state; three sizes; ATLANTA – The nation's obesi…

Started by Beth

0 Oct 31, 2008

Physician laments modern role of medical professionals.

In the Wall Street Journal (10/30) Doctor's Office column, Benjamin Brewer, M.D., writes, "Somewhere along the line, too many doctors stopp…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

5 Oct 31, 2008
Reply by Megan S

Data indicate rate of new diabetes cases in the US nearly doubled between 1995 and 2007.

The CBS Evening News (10/30, story 6, 0:20, Couric) reported that, on Thursday, the government announced "a big jump in diabetes, especiall…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

1 Oct 31, 2008
Reply by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

Bayer drugs combining aspirin, dietary supplements being marketed illegally, FDA says.

Bloomberg News (10/29, Blum) reports, "Pills made by Bayer AG that combine aspirin with dietary supplements to fight osteoporosis and high…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

2 Oct 29, 2008
Reply by Beth

Bayer drugs combining aspirin, dietary supplements being marketed illegally, FDA says.

Bloomberg News (10/29, Blum) reports, "Pills made by Bayer AG that combine aspirin with dietary supplements to fight osteoporosis and high…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

0 Oct 29, 2008

Panel questions FDA assurances on BPA safety.

The Wall Street Journal (10/29, Favole) reports, "A panel of science experts challenged the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) conclusion…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

0 Oct 29, 2008

More People Cutting Back On Medications As Economy Worsens

I was deeply troubled as I read this news: Due to the struggling economy patients are foregoing medicine in exchange for gasoline and food.…

Started by Manny Hernandez

8 Oct 25, 2008
Reply by saundra barragan

Novo taps stem cells in hunt for diabetes cure

I was very happy to read this: LONDON (Reuters) - Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk A/S is turning to stem cells in the hunt for a cure for di…

Started by Manny Hernandez

0 Oct 24, 2008

NZ govt approves pig-human pancreas tissue transplant medical trial

This was in part thanks to the many of you who wrote in!!! Health Minister David Cunliffe has approved a clinical trial involving the tra…

Started by Manny Hernandez

6 Oct 24, 2008
Reply by microwave

30 days to go to World Diabetes Day!

1. Friends of World Diabetes Day go for Google Doodle -------------------------------------------- Google Doodles are modifications of th…

Started by Manny Hernandez

1 Oct 22, 2008
Reply by CheyenneJack

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