Diabetes: Misc. News Articles

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Oct 14, 2014
Early Study Points to Diabetes Drug Controlled by Light
In lab, exposure to blue light activated medication, but experts stress that much more research is needed
Oct 14, 2014
Race Doesn't Affect Obesity's Toll on Health
Obese blacks were no more or less likely to die early than were obese whites, research shows
Oct 13, 2014
Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds
Many Americans suffer from multiple conditions related to cigarettes
Oct 9, 2014
Stem Cell Success Raises Hopes of Type 1 Diabetes Cure
In laboratory, researchers have developed insulin-producing beta cells
Oct 9, 2014
Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy
Seven or more weekly portions of greasy fare may double odds, researchers say
Oct 8, 2014
U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC
Lifestyle changes cited as reason for gains, researchers say
Oct 7, 2014
Screen Everyone Over 45 for Diabetes: U.S. Task Force
Members of independent panel of health experts say science now supports more aggressive testing
Oct 6, 2014
Heart Bypass Patients May Not Need Tight Blood Sugar Control: Study
Survival rates similar for those with looser glucose limits, trial finds
Oct 3, 2014
Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk: Study
Women with this form of arthritis are more susceptible, researchers say
Oct 3, 2014
Study Compares Insulin Regimens for Type 1 Diabetes
Long-acting versions may beat intermediate-acting forms of the medicine for safety, effectiveness
Oct 1, 2014
Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk
Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking
Oct 1, 2014
Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes
Some past research had suggested a possible benefit against the disease
Sep 30, 2014
Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key
Some obese people have DNA that makes it tougher for workouts to fend off the disease, study suggests
Sep 25, 2014
Obesity Isn't Sole Cause of Type 2 Diabetes
Researchers uncover new genetic mutations, other contributing factors
Sep 25, 2014
Can All Work and No Play Make You Diabetic?
Blue-collar jobs of 55 hours a week or more might raise your risk, study says
Sep 22, 2014
Diabetes Drug Metformin May Affect Thyroid in Some Patients
Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid
Sep 19, 2014
Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study
But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say
Sep 19, 2014
FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes
Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says
Sep 17, 2014
Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia
Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say
Sep 12, 2014
Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone
Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say
Sep 12, 2014
Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds
Patients with type 2 disease were less likely to gain weight, suffer dangerous drops in blood sugar levels
Sep 12, 2014
Diabetics Face Much Greater Risk of Heart Damage, Study Says
Ultra-sensitive test detects trouble even with normal cholesterol, researchers find
Sep 11, 2014
Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues
Researchers enrolling 3,000 dogs to learn about risk factors for canine disease
Sep 10, 2014
Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds
Cholesterol-lowering drugs might protect against damage to small blood vessels, researchers report
Sep 9, 2014
Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?
Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other tumors
Sep 2, 2014
Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds
Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight
Aug 21, 2014
Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes
Sticking with a fitness and nutrition plan can save more than $500 a year in health-care costs, study finds
Aug 21, 2014
Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss
Diabetic macular edema seems to strike some types of patients more frequently
Aug 18, 2014
Aug 14, 2014
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC
Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda
Aug 13, 2014
40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects
Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent
Aug 11, 2014
Women, Blacks Hit Harder by Heart Disease Risk Factors
High blood pressure, diabetes play the biggest roles, new research reports
Aug 6, 2014
Coaching May Help Diabetics Battle Depression, Disease Better
Study found mental health sessions allowed patients to manage blood sugar levels more effectively
Aug 5, 2014
The 'Bear' Facts on Obesity and Diabetes
Hibernating grizzlies offer new clues to common human ailments, scientists say
Aug 1, 2014
Jardiance Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
Blocks re-absorption of blood sugar by kidneys
Aug 1, 2014
FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
Jardiance works by boosting excretion of sugar from the kidneys, agency says
Jul 31, 2014
Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes
Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says
Jul 28, 2014
Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes
Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it
Jul 28, 2014
Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills
Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says
Jul 25, 2014
Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes
Jul 22, 2014
High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds
Jul 21, 2014
Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids
That, in turn, may help reduce health ills, such as diabetes and heart disease, researcher says
Jul 21, 2014
No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds
Jul 11, 2014
Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics
But device is still a long way from use by people
Jul 9, 2014
Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds
No greater risk for heart disease, diabetes or death among donors, researchers say
Jul 8, 2014
Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study
As weight climbs, so do related deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer, researchers say
Jul 3, 2014
Aerobic/Strength Training Combo May Be Best Workout for Diabetics
In study, people with type 2 disease had better blood sugar control when both modes used
Jul 3, 2014
Insulin Pumps May Outperform Daily Injections for Type 2 Diabetes: Study
6-month blood sugar control was better with the devices compared to needles, researchers say
Jul 2, 2014
Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Diabetes
Early detection can help prevent serious complications
Jun 30, 2014
Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says
Jun 30, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
Gut Cells May Be Coaxed to Make Insulin for People With Type 1 Diabetes
Early study in mouse and human cells shows promise, but more research is needed
Jun 30, 2014
FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication
Afrezza is taken at mealtimes, along with long-acting insulin or standard diabetes pills
Jun 23, 2014
People With Heart Disease, Diabetes May Be More Likely to Stay on Statins
Study also finds former smokers, overweight better at taking cholesterol-lowering drugs as prescribed
Jun 23, 2014
Cooler Indoor Temps May Help 'Good Fat' Grow
In small study, levels of healthy brown fat in men rose as thermostats were turned down
Jun 23, 2014
Gut Microbes Differ in Obese or Diabetic People, Study Finds
There's been research to suggest that changes in 'good' intestinal bacteria could affect health
Jun 23, 2014
Health Tip: Helping Somone With Diabetes
Find out if the person is overwhelmed
Jun 20, 2014
Shortage of Doctors Who Treat Diabetes Looming
There are already too few specialists treating hormone disorders, expert says
Jun 19, 2014
Rising Stroke Rate for Blacks in South Carolina, Study Finds
Increase in stroke risk factors such as diabetes and high blood pressure may be to blame, researchers say
Jun 19, 2014
1 in 10 Moms-to-Be Develop Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes: CDC
Obesity a major risk factor for condition that causes problems for both mother and baby, experts say
Jun 19, 2014
U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain
Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage
Jun 17, 2014
'Walkable' Neighborhoods May Help Cut Diabetes Rates
Residents of areas that encourage walking also have lower obesity rates, Canadian research shows
Jun 16, 2014
Experts Revise Optimum Blood Sugar Level for Kids With Type 1 Diabetes
Targeted levels are made lower, but young patients need individualized care, ADA guideline says
Jun 16, 2014
Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say
New studies look at the emotional fallout from type 1 and type 2 disease
Jun 16, 2014
'Bionic Pancreas' Improves Blood Sugar Control for People With Type 1 Diabetes
Device removes guesswork from insulin therapy, reduces low blood sugar episodes, study finds
Jun 16, 2014
Scientists Reverse Type 1 Diabetes in Mice
Finding might lead one day to new ways to treat humans with blood sugar disease, researchers say
Jun 13, 2014
Gut Bacteria in Young Diabetic Kids Show Differences
Findings suggest diet might someday play preventive role, researchers say
Jun 12, 2014
Blacks May Respond Better Than Whites to Diabetes Drug Metformin
In study, medicine seemed to do more to help black patients manage their blood sugar
Jun 10, 2014
Gene May Boost Chances of Type 2 Diabetes for Latinos
Study finds a fivefold increase in risk, but doesn't prove cause-and-effect
Jun 10, 2014
Weight-Loss Surgery May Ease Type 2 Diabetes Long-Term
New 15-year study says these procedures outperform regular care for obese patients
Jun 10, 2014
Insulin Use, Out-of-Pocket Costs Way Up for Type 2 Diabetes
Study questions value of insulin analogs, but U.S. diabetes expert says they're cost-effective
Jun 10, 2014
U.S. Diabetes Cases Jump to 29 Million: CDC
Nearly 1 in 10 people now face higher risks for various ills linked to the blood sugar disease, report finds
Jun 6, 2014
Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Diabetes, Research Suggests
Up to 30 percent higher chance of developing blood sugar disease seen in study, but findings aren't conclusive
Jun 4, 2014
For Obese Diabetics, Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Best
Those who had gastric bypass dropped the most weight, some saw their type 2 diabetes disappear, studies found
Jun 3, 2014
Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says
It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends
Jun 3, 2014
1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes
Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says
May 30, 2014
Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics
One-third who took Victoza lost 10 percent of body weight, researchers say
May 29, 2014
Diabetics Fare Worse After Heart Surgery, Study Finds
Poorer results, higher costs seen in heart bypass patients with blood sugar disease
May 28, 2014
Obesity Crisis Has Scaled Even the Himalayas
Rates in remote mountain villages are five times higher than two decades ago
May 23, 2014
Diabetes May Be Bigger Threat to the Female Heart: Study
Women with diabetes face 40 to 50 percent greater risk of heart disease than men with diabetes, researchers say
May 14, 2014
Adults With Autism at Risk for Many Health Problems: Study
Research shows rates of mental, physical problems higher in these patients than among other adults
May 13, 2014
Intensive Insulin Therapy Might Aid Diabetics After Heart Attack
Study suggests tight blood sugar control ups survival, but recent medical advances may also play role
May 9, 2014
Diabetics Fare Well After Kidney Transplants, Study Finds
Five-year survival rates now similar to transplants in people without diabetes
May 5, 2014
Kids' Diabetes Rates Up Dramatically in 8 Years, Study Finds
Increase in type 1 diabetes especially baffling to experts
May 1, 2014
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes
Some you can control, others you can't
Apr 25, 2014
Could More Coffee Lower Your Odds for Diabetes?
Yes, says study, but experts note there are better ways to reduce the risk
Apr 17, 2014
Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat
Information from MRI scans might help in obesity, diabetes research
Apr 17, 2014HDTV Article
Diabetes Complications
People with diabetes now face much lower risk for developing serious complications, study finds.
Apr 16, 2014
Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults
But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report
Apr 15, 2014
Tanzeum Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
Along with diet and exercise
Apr 15, 2014
FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
Tanzeum is injected once a week and appears to help control blood sugar levels, agency says
Apr 15, 2014HDTV Article
Dramatic Rise in Diabetes
An estimated 21 million American adults now have confirmed diabetes, according to new U.S. survey. Is obesity to blame?
Apr 14, 2014
Clues to Type 2 Diabetes Discovered on Mount Everest
Study found low oxygen levels in healthy people at high altitudes led to increase in signs of insulin resistance
Apr 10, 2014
A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health
Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds
Apr 4, 2014
Diabetes Tied to Higher Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Study
But it's not always clear which disease comes first, researchers say
Mar 31, 2014HDTV Article
Muscular Strength and Health
Teenagers who have greater muscular strength are at lower risk for heart disease and diabetes, study finds.
Mar 27, 2014
Depressed Diabetics May Face Higher Risk of Kidney Disease
Study suggests connection is more about physical changes than patients' self-care
Mar 25, 2014
Blindness Rates Dropping Worldwide, Study Finds
But more could be done to improve vision loss, researchers say
Mar 20, 2014
Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood
Might trigger hormone problems linked to obesity, diabetes, study suggests
Mar 20, 2014HDTV Article
Middle Age, Diabetes and Brain Volume
People who develop diabetes and high blood pressure in middle age may be at increased risk of brain cell loss and memory problems later in life.