Utilizing PET scan images of the brain, researchers have been able to successfully identify a portion of the brain that functions in an abnormal way when basic individuals with an insulin-resistance ingest sugars. This insulin resistance is more often than not, a first indication of the development of type 2 diabetes.
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Carnegie Mellon University research teams have devised a method to accurately track locations of multiple people in complicated indoor settings using a complex network of cameras.
When health care policy in America is discussed, the focus immediately shifts to the question of how the bills should be covered and who should cover them, bypassing a bigger, more important question: Why are our bills so high in the first place?
An ongoing study labeled Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS), funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has published an interesting article in Stroke. The report shows that even minuscule improvements in lifestyle addressing cardiovascular risk factors significantly reduces the risk of an individual suffering a stroke.
According to a recent study, published in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, a simple blood test can help doctors determine the risk of gestational diabetes early on in the first trimester.
Until recently, living with a chronic medical condition meant relying solely on family, doctors, and the people in your immediate area. And in many situations, due to schedule availability or location, patients just were not getting the care they needed when they actually needed it.
Diabetes UK recently announced the most ambitious research program in the history of the charity, the development of a vaccine of Type 1 diabetes within the next two decades.
In just the UK alone, Type 1 diabetes affects over 300,000 individuals. The American Diabetes Association states that over over 3 million Americans are currently living with type 1diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is a disease that develops within the body when an individual is unable to produce proper levels of insulin as a result of the destruction of beta cells in the pancreas, which produce insulin.
A progressive article focused on Obesity and Diabetes was published in the peer-reviewed medical journal Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics (DTT). The article, penned by Dr. Kavita Garg, Dr. Samuel Change, and Dr. Ann Scherzinger examines the application of non-invasive imaging tests and explores how they can be better utilized to evaluate and manage patients living with or at risk for diabetes.