Sunday, January 08, 2006

Norwegian Researchers Find a Genetic Link

Researchers from Haukeland University Hospital and the University of Bergen published an article about a new form of diabetes in Nature Genetics, a highly regarded journal of biomedicine. The article describes two families and correlate the incidence of disease with genetic factors. Click here to read more.

New York Times Article

The New York Times ran a spotlight story about the Diabetes Epidemic in New York City. It's a great expansive report with an accompanying video feature. Click here to link to the story (you may need to sign up for a free access pass to the nytimes.com site).

Monday, January 02, 2006

Poison helps Diabetes

Poison (the rock band not the substance!) is helping to cure diabetes. More specifically, the band's front man Bret Michaels is filming spots to promote awareness, and is even selling T-shirts on his website which raises money for JDRF to fund research. Read more about it here>>