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New Initiative Shows Path to Better Diabetes Control

New Initiative Shows Path to Better Diabetes Control A low-cost healthcare model involving non-physician workers using computer tools can help diabetes patients double their likelihood of controlling the disease. According to a study conducted by researchers at AIIMS, Public Health Foundation of India, and the Rollins School of Public Health, ...

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Diabetes Linked To Memory Decline In Older Adults

Highlights Older adults with diabetes may struggle with episodic memory Diabetes and high blood sugar increases the chances of health problems Its possible that elevated blood sugar damages brain cells Older adults with poorly controlled diabetes may struggle with what’s known as episodic memory, the ability to recall specific events ...

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Common Diabetes Drug May Cut Weight in Autistic Kids

A drug commonly used as the front-line treatment for Type-2 diabetes may also be effective in reducing weight in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), finds a study. ASD is a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact. Individuals suffering from autism spectrum disorder ...

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