Issue 32 June 2011

Dear Friends,

Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev in this edition's monthly video narrates some interesting stories and facts about the relationship between age and diabetes.

      A common test can predict early death in diabetes patients. New study results suggest the use of established fracture prediction methods in aged patients with type 2 diabetes. More details of these articles are available in this issue of gems. You are also invited to go through other similar interesting, and information filled articles in this issue of Gems

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Jothydev's Diabetes and Research Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, INDIA

Common Test could be indicator to Early Death in Diabetes.
It is an established fact that diabetes lead to heart attacks. New findings from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Centre reveal a commonly used test to identify those at higher risk of heart attacks.........
Diabetic Patients May Have Higher Fracture Risk.
Aged people with type 2 diabetes may have a higher risk for fractures than those without diabetes, even though they tend to have less bone density loss as measured by bone mineral density testing........
Engineering New gadgets to defeat Juvenile Diabetes.
Engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been creating progressively more advanced computer control systems for a closed-loop artificial pancreas for T1 diabetes........
Fatty Diet During Pregnancy Raises Newborn's Diabetes Risk.
The old saying 'eat for two people' may lead to over eating to most of the mothers during pregnancy period. New study results show that high-fat diet during pregnancy increases diabetes risk in kids ........
Low Glycemic Diet More Effective than Low Fat Diet in Reducing HbA1c in Obese T2DM Patients.
Lifestyle modification strategies, especially nutritional education have become extremely important in the management of obesity and diabetes .A clinical study compared two isocaloric dietary regimens.........
Diabetes Medicine Updates
(1) World's smallest insulin injection needle launched. (2) Sanofi's diabetes drug Lixisenatide Shows Significant Positive Phase III Results. (3) Pioglitazone banned in Europe after diabetes drug tied to cancer..........
JDC Updates
On Behalf of Kesavadev Trust, Dr.Jothydev distributed free books and other learning materials to economically backward and other school going kids of Konkalam Residents Association..........

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