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Straight Talk About Diabetes: More Tools Needed

Tags: diabetes, medical innovations, obesity, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

Treating one patient at a time in the worldwide battle with diabetes requires collaboration among pharma, doctors, payers, and patients. Experts discuss devices, pills, and treatment strategies for diabetes.

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Obesity: A Risk Factor for Alzheimer’s

Tags: Alzheimer's, Alzheimer’s disease, brain health, diet, medical innovations, obesity, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

New studies show obesity and poor diet are risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease. A sustained healthy lifestyle may have protective benefits against the disease, and exercise after diagnosis can slow its progression.

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New Weight-Loss Drugs, More Rigorous Standards

Tags: diet, medical innovations, medications, obesity, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

New and existing drugs offer hope for diabetes management, but no cure for the disease. Metabolic syndrome patients have more options, and more complications, with drugs. Learn about weight-management drugs in development.

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Bariatric Surgery Offers Hope for Diabetics

Tags: bariatric surgery, diabetes, medical innovations, obesity, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

Different surgical procedures have proven beneficial to thousands of patients with diabetes, and more will be available soon. Learn about the surgeries performed to fight obesity and diabetes.

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Exporting a Western Diet: Obesity Goes Global

Tags: diabetes, global health, medical innovations, obesity, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

The Western diet is increasingly becoming a global diet, and rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes aren’t far behind. Healthcare experts say stemming the tide will take multinational cooperation.

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Obesity and Diabetes: ‘Public Enemy No. 1′

Tags: diabetes, medical innovations, obesity, Top 10 Innovations for 2013, weight loss

Speaking to 1,500 healthcare experts at today’s Medical Innovation Summit, experts Drs. Roizen and Schauer share startling evidence of the obesity epidemic’s scope, and they challenge healthcare providers to do more.

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10 Innovations to Watch in 2013 (Slideshow)

Tags: aortic aneurysm, breast cancer, cataracts, diabetes, innovations, mammograms, melanoma, migraine, prostate cancer, skin cancer, STAMPEDE, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

From new technology to creative treatments, these 10 advances will reshape your care in the not-too-distant future.

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Bariatric Surgery May Improve Diabetes (Video)

Tags: bariatric surgery, diabetes, gastric bypass, innovation, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

Can bariatric surgery control diabetes? This is the No. 1 medical innovation for 2013 as picked by a panel of Cleveland Clinic experts.

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Migraines, Cluster Headaches: Remote Control Help? (Video)

Tags: cluster headaches, innovation, migraine, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

We're counting down the top 10 medical innovations for 2013, picked by our doctors and researchers. Up next: Can a device the size on an almond help with migraine and cluster headaches?

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Detecting Infections in Minutes (Video)

Tags: bacterial infection, innovation, mass spectrometry, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

We're counting down the top 10 medical innovations for 2013, picked by our doctors and researchers. Up next: New tech lets doctors find infection in minutes, not days or weeks.