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AIIMS scientists describe new type of diabetes afflicting the brain

New Delhi: In a groundbreaking study, scientists at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi have described a new type of diabetes they term as “Diabetes Type 4”. This new discovery is expected to open a new field of therapy for glaucoma and neurodegenerative diseases.

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Potential new therapeutic target identified to control high blood sugar

Washington: A UT Southwestern Medical Centre study has identified a new potential therapeutic target for controlling high blood sugar, a finding that could help the estimated 25 million Americans with type 2 diabetes.

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High blood sugar levels linked to increased wound complications after surgery

Washington: A new study shows that among patients undergoing surgery for chronic wounds related to diabetes, the risk of wound-related complications is affected by how well the patient’s blood sugar levels are controlled before surgery. The findings appear in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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High blood sugar levels in older women linked to colorectal cancer

Washington: Elevated blood sugar levels are associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer, according to a study led by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The findings, observed in nearly 5,000 postmenopausal women, appear in the British Journal of Cancer.

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