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Glucose Meters Recalled

A device used by diabetics has been recalled.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2013

Esperion Announces Positive Results From Phase 2 Trial Of Cholesterol Drug In Diabetes Patients

Diabetes patients who took a heart drug canadidate from Esperion Therapeutics, ETC 1002, found their so-called bad choleseterol, LDL-C, fall up to 43 percent, the company reported Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2013


100 With Diabetes Sought For ‘Wellness Empowers’ Program

A local organization is looking to help 100 low-income metro Detroiters with Type Two Diabetes


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Michigan Matters: Diabetes & Heart Disease

With the holidays here, it’s a perfect time to take stock of how we’re doing – health wise.


The bacterium, Enterococcus faecalis, which lives in the human gut, is just one type of microbe studied as part of NIH's Human Microbiome Project.  (credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Study Links Gut Bacteria To Obesity, Diabetes

A new study finds that bacteria living in the intestines could be the key to finding an effective treatment for obesity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2012

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Maryland Firm’s Drug Cures Neuropathy In Diabetic Mice In Michigan Test

RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: RGRX) reported Wednesday that in a Michigan trial, researchers found that Thymosin Beta 4 (Tβ4) promotes statistically significant recovery of peripheral neuropathy in type II diabetic mice.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

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WSU Researcher’s Work Could Be Big Step Toward Anti-Diabetes Drugs

A Wayne State University researcher is seeking to better understand what triggers the death of a type of cell that contributes to the onset of type 1 diabetes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2012

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400 UM Researchers Unite To Tackle Health Care’s Thorniest Problems

With a common goal of making health care better, safer, more cost effective and more equal, nearly 400 health researchers from across the University of Michigan and partner organizations have formed one of the nation’s largest research entities of its kind.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2012


Wayne State Researcher Examines Protein’s Role In Diabetic Retinopathy

A Wayne State University researcher believes a protein that fails to reach the nucleus of retinal cells may play a role in causing eye disease in people with diabetes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2012

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UM-VA Study: One Size Doesn’t Fit All When Treating Diabetics’ Blood Pressure

Aggressive efforts to lower blood pressure in people with diabetes are paying off – perhaps too well, according to a new study.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2012