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  1. Detect-2: early detection of type 2 diabetes and IGT

    Type 2 diabetes has reached pandemic levels, with the global number of people with the condition predicted to exceed 330 million by 2025. Overall, at least 50% of those with diabetes presently do not know that they have the condition. In developing countri ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Borch-Johnsen Knut Stephen Colagiuri

  2. Latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA)

    Diabetes is classified into two major types: Type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes, and Type 2 diabetes. However, it is apparent that there are some forms of the condition which do not fit comfortably into these categories. Indeed, there is one form of diabe ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Valeri Cristina Leslie David

  3. International Standards for Diabetes Education

    As the number of people with diabetes increases worldwide, there will be an increasing need for diabetes education. New approaches are necessary to ensure the cost-effective provision of this education for each person with diabetes. Diabetes education will ...

    admin - 07/11/2008 - 14:55 - - Anne Belton

  4. Access to diabetes care in northern Ethiopia

    Ethiopia is a mountainous and beautiful country. The capital city, Addis Abba, is about 2500 m (8000 ft) above sea level. Around 85% of the people are farmers who live in circular thatched huts called tukuls. These are grouped into small villages which are ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Watkins Peter Alemu Shtitaye

  5. Electronic communication: improving patient-centred care in Scotland

    In this article, Alistair Emslie-Smith reports on the considerable improvements to diabetes care which are offered by the Diabetes Audit and Research in Tayside Scotland (DARTS) system. This initiative serves as a register and database for all diabetes car ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Emslie-Smith Alistair

  6. Diabetes education: training trainers in the Caribbean

    The people of the Caribbean region are facing a serious threat to health which will potentially overwhelm healthcare systems in the small and relatively poor countries of the region. It is estimated that by the year 2010, the number of people with diabetes ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Jones Debbie

  7. Sisters Together: move more, eat better, prevent diabetes

    Populations around the world are getting fatter. People of all ages are showing signs of diabetes and other conditions which are associated with being fat. It has been found that people of African, Asian and Hispanic origins are at particularly increased r ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Gilmore Conya

  8. Improving diabetes therapy: improving satisfaction

    Research advances in diabetes have led to increased therapeutic options for people with the condition. This has led to increasing levels of satisfaction among the consumers of these treatment options – people with diabetes. One aspect of satisfaction deals ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Testa Maria

  9. End-stage kidney disease: option and problems

    While fewer people with Type 1 diabetes are developing end-stage kidney disease (end-stage diabetic nephropathy, ESDN), the number of people with Type 2 diabetes reaching ESDN is growing rapidly. In this article, Eberhard Ritz answers some key questions ab ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Ritz Eberhard

  10. Growth hormone: a potential treatment option in diabetes?

    Despite major fluctuations in supply and demand, sophisticated mechanisms in the body maintain levels of blood sugar (glucose) within narrow limits. Although under normal conditions, insulin is the major regulator of blood glucose levels, growth hormone (G ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Richard Holt

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