William Lee Dubois

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    FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New statistics suggest that kidney patients on dialysis are surviving longer.

    "Declining mortality rates are the clearest evidence of improving outcomes in dialysis patients," lead researcher Eric Weinhandl, principal investigator with the Peer K...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Repeated use of certain antibiotics may increase a person's risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed data from one million people in the United Kingdom and found that those who were prescribed at least two courses o...Full Article

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    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When caring for people with diabetes, primary care doctors need to tailor blood sugar targets and treatments to the individual patient, new recommendations suggest.

    That's just one of the guidelines highlighted in an article that experts from th...Full Article

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    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The more that Mexican-American children adopt mainstream U.S. culture, the greater their risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

    Researchers looked at almost 150 Mexican-American children from North Texas. The kids were between the ages o...Full Article

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    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research may help explain why obese men are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than obese women.

    As people become overweight, their skeletal muscle develops insulin resistance that can lead to type 2 diabetes, t...Full Article

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    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people with newly diagnosed diabetes increased by 23 percent in states that expanded the number of low-income people who are eligible for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, a new study reports.

    "The s...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese women who develop diabetes during pregnancy, and then gain 11 pounds or more after giving birth, have more than a 40 times higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

    Diabetes that develops during pregnancy is known ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research examines why people with diabetes who depend on injections of lifesaving insulin still have no cheaper generic options to treat their disease.

    "Surprisingly, this issue has not been talked about, so we're asking the question: Why ...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes are calling for more research into the safety and effectiveness of insulin pumps.

    The diabetes' groups recommended "the adoption of a more rigorous, standar...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study has linked drinking diet sodas to increasing waistlines in seniors.

    What's more, the study found that the more diet soda someone drank, the more likely they were to add to their waistline.

    "We're being naive if we only look a...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A lot of excitement surrounded the announcement from Apple that its new watch will be able to monitor blood sugar levels. Has Apple figured out a way for folks with diabetes to check their blood sugar without the dreaded finger stick?

    Not quite.<...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, March 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Reducing the number of Americans with type 2 diabetes is a new mission shared by the American Medical Association (AMA) and the leading U.S. health agency, officials said Thursday.

    "Our health care system cannot sustain the growing number of pe...Full Article

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    SATURDAY, March 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who were exposed to tobacco smoke in the womb may be at increased risk for diabetes, a new study suggests.

    Researchers looked at about 1,800 women with diabetes, aged 44 to 54, in California. They found a strong link between their diabetes...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who survive breast cancer may have a higher-than-average risk of developing thyroid cancer in the next several years, a new study suggests.

    Looking at government data on over 700,000 U.S. women treated for breast cancer, researchers found th...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's age at childbirth may influence how well her son is able to metabolize sugar by the time he becomes an adult, new Belgian research suggests.

    In essence, the study suggests that boys born to mothers under the age of 25 or over the age of ...Full Article