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Cashews

University of Montreal says cashews may treat diabetes

Study suggests cashew seed extract may play an important role in preventing and treating diabetes

Cashews University of Montreal says cashews may treat diabetes photoBy Linda Miller

A new study published in the journal Molecular Nutrition and Food Research suggests cashew seed extract may play an important role in preventing and treating diabetes.  The study was conducted by the University of Montreal.

The cashew is a tree in the flowering plant family Anacardiaceae. The plant is indigenous to northeastern Brazil.

Scientists at the School of Montreal and the School of Yaoundé in Cameroon analyzed how cashew products affected the responses of rat liver cells to insulin.  Continue reading

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EEOC sues AT&T for refusal to hire diabetic

EEOC indicates again it will enforce the law against companies who discriminate in employment against those who have disabilities

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EEOC – Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Sep 28, 2009 (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)

AUSTIN, Texas –  AT&T Services, Inc., doing business as Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, L.P. (AT&T), a major telephone company, violated federal law by refusing to hire an applicant simply because he is an insulin-dependent diabetic, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today.   Continue reading