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Undiagnosed sleep apnea prevalent in obese type 2 diabetics

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is often undiagnosed, and therefore untreated, in obese patients with type 2 diabetes, according to research published in the June issue of Diabetes Care. Dr. Gary D. Foster, lead author and director of the Center for Obesity Research and...

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Fenofibrate may reduce amputations in diabetics

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Treatment with fenofibrate can reduce the risk of amputation in people with type 2 diabetes by 36%, according to a report in the May 23rd issue of The Lancet. The effect, which is probably mediated through non-lipid mechanisms, was largely confined to minor amputations in...

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Long overnight dialysis may be superior to conventional dialysis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – If anybody needed more hours in their day it would probably be a patient on chronic hemodialsys – spending their productive hours confined to a recliner. How about rescheduling dialysis during sleeptime? Long overnight hemodialysis (LOH) sessions are well tolerated and may...