• Early type 1 diabetes shortens women's lives by 18 years

    8 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Women who developed type 1 diabetes before the age of ten years die an average of nearly 18 years earlier than women who do not have diabetes. Men in the corresponding situation lose almost 14 years of life. The lives of patients diagnosed at age 26-30 years are shortened by an average of ten years, according to new research.
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  • Risk factors for CV events after MI identified

    8 days ago - By Healio

    Researchers identified 19 risk factors for CV events within 1 year after MI and developed a risk-prediction model.
    Yun Wang, PhD, from the department of biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and colleagues conducted a prospective cohort study of 4,227 patients with acute MI in China between 2013 and July 2014.
    Patients were divided into training, test and validation cohorts. Outcomes of interest included major CV events, defined as recurrent acute MI, stroke, HF
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  • More than 40 percent of women with asthma may develop COPD, but risk may be reduced

    8 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    More than four in 10 women with asthma may go on to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , according to a study conducted in Ontario, Canada.
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  • ADA Issues New Guidance on Type 1 Diabetes in Youth

    8 days ago - By Medscape

    'There are unique challenges that children and their families face. We have tried to provide a comprehensive approach to that,' says an author.
    Medscape Medical News
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  • Women with asthma have high risk for COPD

    8 days ago - By Healio

    More than 40% of women with asthma may develop COPD and those with a high BMI, history of cigarette smoking and lower educational attainment were more susceptible to the disease, according to findings published in Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
    “Previous studies have found an alarming rise in in women in recent years and that the mortality rate from ACOS was higher in women than men,” Teresa To, PhD, from the University of Toronto, said in a press release. “We urgently need to identify and quantify risk factors associated
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  • Obesity in PTSD patients accounts for increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus

    8 days ago - By News Medical

    Saint Louis University research finds post-traumatic stress disorder does not directly lead to type 2 diabetes mellitus, instead obesity in PTSD patients accounts for the increased risk.
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