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FDA overturns safety limits on diabetes drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is lifting severe safety restrictions on the former blockbuster diabetes pill Avandia, citing recent data suggesting that the much-debated medication does not increase the risk of heart […]

11/25/2013

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Obesity surgery diabetes study shows pros and cons

CHICAGO (AP) — Obesity surgery worked much better at reducing and even reversing diabetes than medication and lifestyle changes in one of the most rigorous studies of its kind. But the researchers and others warn […]

06/04/2013

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Mom’s obesity surgery may help break cycle in kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obese mothers tend to have kids who become obese. Now provocative research suggests weight-loss surgery may help break that unhealthy cycle in an unexpected way — by affecting how their children’s genes […]

05/27/2013

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Do more women need diabetes care when pregnant?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Developing diabetes during pregnancy isn’t good for mother or baby, and it’s a growing problem. Now there’s a push to change how women are tested for the disorder.

03/06/2013

Surgery seems best for heart disease in diabetics

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — New research shows that people with diabetes and several clogged heart arteries fare better with bypass surgery instead of having stents placed to prop open their blood vessels. Doctors compared […]

11/05/2012

Olympic motivation for a healthy lifestyle

(KFWB) – If watching the toned bodies of Olympians competing in the London Games has motivated you to want to get fit – here’s a little more inspiration – being in shape can help prevent […]

08/09/2012

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