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Peripartum insulin rarely needed in gestational diabetes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most women with gestational diabetes do not require insulin while they're giving birth, Spanish researchers report in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology published online on March 30th. "Glycemic control during labor in gestational diabetes mellitus rarely requires...

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Dutasteride may help cut prostate cancer risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Treatment with dutasteride reduces incident prostate cancers in men with high prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels, according to a report in The New England Journal of Medicine for April 1. “Many people may have predicted an increase in high-grade tumors as was observed...

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Screening for diabetes most cost effective when started between ages 30 and 45

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Sequential screening for type 2 diabetes is cost effective when started between the ages of 30 and 45 years and repeated every 3 to 5 years, according to a March 30th online report in The Lancet. Lead author Dr. Richard Kahn, from the American Diabetes Association, Alexandria,...