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Mayo Clinic researchers find earliest sign of nerve change due to diabetes

Mayo Clinic researchers find earliest sign of nerve change due to diabetes

Researchers map genetic location that explains why certain blood pressure-lowering drugs aren't effective for some people

Researchers map genetic location that explains why certain blood pressure-lowering drugs aren't effective for some people

Key cellular switch that controls glucose production in liver cells

Key cellular switch that controls glucose production in liver cells

Soldiers at risk for heat illnesses

Soldiers at risk for heat illnesses

Deadly health crisis imminent in New Orleans

Deadly health crisis imminent in New Orleans

New drug that selectively blocks immune responses protects kidneys after transplant

New drug that selectively blocks immune responses protects kidneys after transplant

Reasons for complications with kidney failure patients

Reasons for complications with kidney failure patients

Global prevalence of kidney failure among critically ill patients

Global prevalence of kidney failure among critically ill patients

Quality of the doctor-patient relationship can greatly affect patients' medication use

Quality of the doctor-patient relationship can greatly affect patients' medication use

Study finds risk of death increases with peritoneal dialysis over hemodialysis

Study finds risk of death increases with peritoneal dialysis over hemodialysis

Study shows that while the rate of high blood pressure increased with age, numbers of people receiving treatment for the condition did not

Study shows that while the rate of high blood pressure increased with age, numbers of people receiving treatment for the condition did not

GenoMed submits 50th provisional patent application

GenoMed submits 50th provisional patent application

Metformin should be in the first line of defense against type 2 diabetes

Metformin should be in the first line of defense against type 2 diabetes

ACE inhibitors should be available at no cost to the 8 million Americans over age 65 who have diabetes

ACE inhibitors should be available at no cost to the 8 million Americans over age 65 who have diabetes

New treatment option for bad breath

New treatment option for bad breath

High blood pressure reduces life expectancy

High blood pressure reduces life expectancy

Yet another proven benefit of tight glucose control for those with type 1 diabetes

Yet another proven benefit of tight glucose control for those with type 1 diabetes

GenoMed to be awarded new patent, for treating acute kidney failure without dialysis

GenoMed to be awarded new patent, for treating acute kidney failure without dialysis

Fewer diabetics end up in hospital

Fewer diabetics end up in hospital

Tight glucose control lowers CVD by about 50 percent in diabetes

Tight glucose control lowers CVD by about 50 percent in diabetes