Stem cell treatment offers new hope for diabetics
A new technique that grows insulin-producing cells and can protect them from immune attack after they are transplanted may offer new hope for treating some people with diabetes.
Diabetics more likely to have pancreatic cancer
Developing type 2 diabetes in middle age may be a sign of pancreatic cancer, according to research.Having diabetes is known to approximately double the risk of pancreatic cancer, but the new study suggests if you are diagnosed with type 2 after the age of 50, it may be a sign you already have the deadly disease.
Diabetics 200% likely to develop cataracts
Diabetics are twice as likely to develop cataracts than adults who don't suffer from the killer condition, new research suggests. Women sufferers had the greatest risk of cataracts - the leading cause of blindness across the world that starts as a clouding of the lens in the eye. And the 15-year study concluded that middle-aged…
Could this be end of daily injections for diabetics?
A single injection may soon give diabetics weeks of glucose control rather than having to self-administer as frequently as every day, new research reveals.
Dangers of fasting during Ramadan for diabetics
The researchers report their findings in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics (DTT), a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the DTT website.
800 benefit from Navy’s free medical treatment in C’ River
About 800 persons residing in Ugep, Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State have benefited from free medical treatment initiated by the Nigerian Navy (NN).