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FDA Removes Restrictions on Diabetes Drug Avandia

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is rolling back warnings and restrictions on the diabetes drug rosiglitazone (Avandia), after an independent analysis...

Half Of Diabetes Cases Are Undiagnosed

According to the 
International
 Diabetes 
Federation
 the number of people with diabetes will double by 2030 and half of...

Another Diabetes Problem: Alzheimer's Disease

Epidemiologists have long noted that there appears to be some sort of correlation between type 2 diabetes — the type that's associated with obesity, and which...

Medicine 1923 War on Diabetes

War on Diabetes The campaign against diabetes mellitus continues unabated, and new light on its treatment is revealed with surprising frequency. The...

Medicine: Diabetes Up

Two statisticians of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., whose business it is to guess right about people's health, came to some discouraging conclusions about...

Medicine: Pills for Diabetes

The U.S.'s 1,000,000 diabetics have had high hopes for two drugs that, taken by mouth, might free them from daily injections of insulin (TIME, Feb. 27). Last...

Medicine: Skin Diabetes

If the much-enduring, much-lamenting Job could have had his afflictions diagnosed by a modern doctor, one of them might have turned out to be "independent...

Medicine: X-rays for Diabetes

"It is our idea that both diabetes and high blood pressure, instead of deficiency diseases, are actually the result of too much activity by the pituitary and...

Medicine: Diabetes Up?

Into the town hall of Oxford, Mass. (pop. 4,983) moved a team of doctors and nurses. They set up a laboratory in the basement, and began to take blood and urine...

Medicine: Devil's-Club v. Diabetes

To a doctor of Prince Rupert, remote Canadian island just south of the Alaskan border, not long ago went a patient to undergo an operation. Suddenly he showed...

Medicine: Trout for Diabet.es

In the treatment of diabetes the speed with which insulin eliminates sugar from the victim's overburdened blood has been a great troublemaker. Unless the...