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Heart Groups Issue Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines

Three leading groups of heart experts have issued updated guidelines that set blood pressure goals for people with heart disease.
Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk

When used to treat diabetes that develops during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), the drug glyburide has been linked to a number of complications in the baby, according to a new study.
Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study

Highly processed foods account for more than 60 percent of the calories in products Americans routinely buy in grocery stores, a new study finds.
Connection Between Diabetes, Advanced Breast Cancer Detected in Study

Women with diabetes may have an increased risk of being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, a new study from Canada shows.
Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows

New statistics suggest that kidney patients on dialysis are surviving longer.
U.S. Deaths Due to High Blood Pressure Keep Rising: CDC

The overall death rate from high blood pressure in the United States has increased 23 percent since 2000, even as the death rate from all other causes has dropped 21 percent, health officials reported Thursday.
Eylea Approval Expanded to Include Diabetic Retinopathy

U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Eylea (aflibercept) has been expanded to treat diabetic retinopathy among people with diabetic macular edema, the agency said Wednesday in a news release.
FDA OKs New Drug for Diabetes-Linked Eye Condition

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the use of Eylea, an injected drug, to treat diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema.
Study Ties Frequent Antibiotic Use to Higher Odds for Type 2 Diabetes

Repeated use of certain antibiotics may increase a person's risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
Latest Diabetes Care Guidelines Focus on Individual Approach

When caring for people with diabetes, primary care doctors need to tailor blood sugar targets and treatments to the individual patient, new recommendations suggest.

 

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