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Women's Diabetes Issues

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Women Who Consume Alcohol May Lower Their Type 2 Risk
Apr 1, 2006 | 
There is a decreased risk of type 2 diabetes in women who consume alcohol. That was the finding of researchers in the Netherlands investigating the relationship between alcohol consumption and type 2 in older women.
Thunder Thighs Versus Love Handles
May 1, 2004 | 
Larger leg fat mass is associated with lower glucose levels and may be protective against disturbed glucose metabolism, particularly in women.
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Diabetes Incidence Lower in Women Receiving Hormone Therapy
May 1, 2003 | 
In women with heart disease, hormone therapy reduced the incidence of diabetes by 35 percent, according to researchers at the University of California, San Francisco.
To Treat or Not to Treat? That Is the Question
Apr 1, 2003 | 
Having bacteria in the urine without exhibiting symptoms is common among women with diabetes, say researchers investigating the issue of whether to treat this condition with antibiotics.
Inflammation Marker More Likely to Predict Diabetes in Women
Jan 1, 2003 | 
C-reactive protein (CRP) is an inflammation marker that has been implicated in the development of type 2 diabetes in Caucasians (see "A New Buzzword," November 2002, p. 66). However, a new study has found that, among Mexicans, CRP is likely to predict type 2 diabetes in women but not in men.
Urinary Tract Infections: Postmenopausal Women Who Take Diabetes Medications are at Greater Risk
Dec 1, 2002 | 
Postmenopausal women who have diabetes and take oral diabetes medications or insulin are more likely to have acute, symptomatic urinary tract infections (UTIs) than women who don't have diabetes, women who manage their diabetes by lifestyle changes - or even women with untreated diabetes.
Shedding Light on Recurrent Miscarriages: Insulin Resistance a Possible Culprit for Some
Dec 1, 2002 | 
Women who have repeated miscarriages are likely to be insulin-resistant, according to researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
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