Red blood cells contribute to cardiovascular diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes
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  August 20, 2018  
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 Red blood cells contribute to cardiovascular diseases in patients with type 2 diabetesRed blood cells contribute to cardiovascular diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes
 
Harmful effects of substances secreted from red blood cells could explain the increased risk of cardiovascular diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes, the results of two new studies conducted at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden indicate.
 
   New research shows that ketogenic diets may increase risk of Type 2 diabetesNew research shows that ketogenic diets may increase risk of Type 2 diabetes
 
New research published in The Journal of Physiology indicates that ketogenic diets, which are low carbohydrate high fat eating plans that are known to lead to weight loss, may cause an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes in the early stage of the diet.
 
   Researchers find potential therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetesResearchers find potential therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetes
 
A newly published study by researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has identified a potential therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetes.
 
 Women who develop type 1 diabetes at early age have increased risk of premature death
 
Women who develop type 1 diabetes at early age have increased risk of premature deathWomen 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 research published in the British medical journal the Lancet.
 
 
 Proper treatment, refraining from smoking can reduce heart disease risk from type 2 diabetes
 
Proper treatment, refraining from smoking can reduce heart disease risk from type 2 diabetesProperly composed treatment and refraining from cigarette consumption can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease resulting from type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. In some cases, the increased risks could theoretically be eliminated.
 
 
 Type 2 diabetes on the rise among youngsters
 
Type 2 diabetes on the rise among youngstersAccording to a new study, more and more young people are being treated for Type 2 diabetes and this is cause for alarm. The study from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has found that the number of patients in their youth being treated for type 2 diabetes has risen by 41 percent over the last four years.
 
 
 New algorithm helps identify and manage diabetic patients at increased fracture risk
 
New algorithm helps identify and manage diabetic patients at increased fracture riskFragility fractures are a serious yet neglected complication of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, with increased risk of fragility fractures in people with diabetes extending across the life span.