Category Archives: Complications and Care

Research Report News Podcast: Average Heart Attack Age Is Getting Younger

A new study has shown that U.S. heart attack victims are becoming both younger and fatter. According to researchers from the Cleveland Clinic, the average age of people who suffer from deadly heart attacks dropped from 64 to 60 over the last … Read More

Recent Research: Non-healing tissue from diabetic foot ulcers reprogrammed as pluripotent stem cells

BOSTON (June 28, 2016) — Researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts, led by Jonathan Garlick, have established for the first time that skin cells from diabetic… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Exercise Can Help with Symptoms of Depression

A new study has backed up previous claims that exercise can be beneficial to people who are battling depression, reducing symptoms and potentially eliminating the need for medication. This research was completed at the University of California… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Diabetes Patients Benefit from Integrative Health Coaching

Researchers from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Duke University School of Medicine have recently examined the benefits of integrative health coaching in patients with type 2 diabetes. This study was completed by evaluating… Read More

Recent Research: Blindness & Visual Impairment to Double By 2050

Key study findings include:
• Growing population of aging baby boomers leads to increase in vision loss and blindness in the U.S.
• Women and minority populations, especially Latinos, carry the largest burden
• Mississippi, Louisiana will

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Recent Research News Podcast: Continuous Glucose Monitor Training Could Encourage Patients to Exercise

Researchers from the University of British Columbia have recently completed an eight-week pilot study to determine how continuous glucose monitoring might impact people living with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. This study divided participants… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Social Isolation Increases Risk of Stroke & Heart Disease

British researchers from the University of York have recently found that lonely people living in isolation could face a heightened risk of heart disease and stroke. These findings came from analyzing previously published studies that included… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Insulin & Stenting Risks in Patients with Diabetes

A recent study has found that insulin treatment is not responsible for the poorer health outcomes after stenting in patients with type 2 diabetes. However, it was suggested that everolimus-eluting stents might be a better choice for patients… Read More