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CTDL 191: Diabetes stories of the day

A) Anything that involves extra chocolate consumption sounds like good medicine to me.

A cup of enriched cocoa may help improve the working of blood vessels in diabetic patients, research suggests.
Doctors prescribed three mugs of specially formulated cocoa a day for a month, and found “severely impaired” arteries regained normal function.

[From BBC NEWS | Health | Cocoa can be 'boost to diabetics']

B) Though I’m highly un-fond of shots, if an intensive set of them may prevent or slow a need for more shots late it might be worth it.

A short course of intensive insulin treatment may delay disease progression in people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a Chinese study suggests.

[From BBC NEWS | Health | Insulin boost for early diabetes]


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