News tagged with diabetes medications

Best diabetes fitness plan: aerobics plus weights

People with diabetes should mix aerobics with weight training to get the best results in lowering blood sugar, a new study suggests. The combination worked best for weight loss too, compared to aerobics or ...

dateNov 23, 2010 in Health
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Metformin may protect against lung cancer

Metformin, a drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, shows potential in the prevention of tobacco-induced lung tumors, according to early research conducted at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

dateSep 01, 2010 in Cancer
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Study compares risk with 2 diabetes drugs

In contrast to previous reports, the risks of the composite endpoint of heart attack, heart failure, both, or death were the same - about 4 percent - for patients taking the diabetes drugs rosiglitazone or pioglitazone, according ...

dateAug 24, 2010 in Medications
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When does obesity become a child protection issue?

Childhood obesity alone is not a child protection concern, nor is failure to control weight. But consistent failure to change lifestyle and engage with outside support indicates neglect, particularly in younger children, ...

dateJul 16, 2010 in Health
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From texting to apps, using cell phones for health

(AP) -- What if my blood sugar's too high today? Is it time for my blood pressure pill? With nagging text messages or more customized two-way interactions, researchers are trying to harness the power of cell ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Health
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