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New biomarkers predict accelerated diabetic eye disease

Young onset type 2 diabetes patients have an increased risk of developing diabetic retinopathy at an earlier stage and at a greater frequency, according to researchers in India and US.  (read more)

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Now, a new treatment can prevent diabetic patients from amputation

Scientists have developed a new therapeutic approach that could save diabetic patients from amputation by promoting wound healing.

Diabetic patients frequently have lesions on their feet that are very difficult to heal due to poor blood circulation. In cases of serious non-healing infections, a decision to amputate could be made. (read more)

Using the one-hour postload glucose can predict future diabetes

A 12-year community-based cohort study investigated whether 1-h glucose concentration could be better indicator of diagnosis. (read more)