Friday, September 30, 2005

Diabetes - health

Study Establishes Link Between Smoking and Diabetes
InteliHealth - Sep 27 9:34 PM
(The New York Times News Service) -- A five-year study has found that cigarette smokers were almost twice as likely as nonsmokers to develop the most common form of diabetes.

India's DR Reddys Lab Signs Agreement With Danish Firm
Asia Pulse via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 29 5:31 PM
MUMBAI, Sept 30 Asia Pulse - Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd (BSE:500124) said it has entered into an agreement with Denmark-based Rheoscience for development and commercialization of Balaglitazone, a drug for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes test not working for Asians - study
Channel NewsAsia - Sep 30 12:20 AM
HONG KONG : Experts fear a diabetes test is failing to detect the disease in thousands of Asians who may be unaware they have the condition, a study said on Friday.

Elderly Diabetics at Double the Risk of Falling
HealthDay via Yahoo! News - Sep 30 2:02 PM
FRIDAY, Sept. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetic nursing home residents are much more likely to suffer dangerous falls than those without diabetes, researchers report.


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