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A new study published in JAMA has shown that weight-loss surgery, including gastric bypass, banding, and stapling surgeries, may help type 2 diabetes patients stay in remission for up to 15 years, an article in Bloomberg Businessweek reports. Researchers compared diabetic patients who underwent...
The number of Americans with diabetes has increased to 29 million, a 3 million person increased since 2010, the CDC announced on Tuesday. Reuters reports that in addition to this 29 million, nearly 86 million are at high-risk for developing the disease. Experts say that in order to control these numbers we...
Reuters reports that while statins may be beneficial for lowering cholesterol, taking too high of a dose may actually increase a patient's risk of developing diabetes, according to new research published in BMJ. Researchers looked at data collected from a cohort of 137,000 patients, all of whom were...