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Fasting For Lab Tests Isn’t Good for Patients with Diabetes

Friday, November 30, 2018
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Fasting before getting your blood drawn for cholesterol tests is common practice, but new research from Michigan State University shows it is a contributing factor of low blood…

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Unexpected Finding May Deter Disabling Diabetic Eye Disease

Friday, April 6, 2018
Julia Busik

Diabetic retinopathy is considered one of the most disabling complications of diabetes and the leading cause of new cases of vision loss among adults. A new Michigan State…

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MSU Research Helps IndyCar Driver Manage Diabetes

Friday, May 26, 2017

New Michigan State University research is helping a professional race car driver with diabetes improve his performance during competition, helping him capture two top-5 finishes at the Indianapolis…

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MSU Develops Website for Parents of Children with Diabetes

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Katie Murray with website

Type 1 diabetes, which afflicts more than half a million children under the age of 14 worldwide, is a complex disease and parents often take responsibility for managing…

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Diabetic Fruit Flies May Unlock Secrets in Humans

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
fruit fly embryo

Fruit flies may be small, but the genetic secrets they can unlock for humans are mighty. In the current issue of the journal Development, Michigan State University researchers…

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Rocky Marriages Not Always Bad for Your Health

Friday, May 27, 2016
Cathy Hiu-Liu

For men, an unhappy marriage may actually slow the development of diabetes and promote successful treatment once they do get the disease, finds a national study led by…

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Diabetes Detected by a …Dentist?

Monday, May 23, 2016
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A Michigan State University diabetes expert and a local dentist have teamed up to create a screening tool that dental offices can offer patients to determine their risk…

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MSU’s Neighbors Named Mott Endowed Professor

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Harold “Woody” Neighbors, Ph.D., was named a Charles Stewart Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health in Flint, Mich., on May 3, 2016. Neighbors has dedicated his career, including…

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Research with an Eye Toward Improving Retinopathy Treatment

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Professor Julie Busik in her lab

According to the National Eye Institute, diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in American adults. There are roughly 7.7…

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Researcher Develops App for Diabetes Self-Management

Monday, March 7, 2016
Women typing on cell phones

Bree Holtz, Michigan State University assistant professor, has received an American Diabetes Association Innovative Clinical or Transitional Science award totaling $590,544 to allow her to conduct research for…

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