Demographic Diabetes News

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11/20/2017
7/25/2017
Many Primary Care Docs May Miss Prediabetes

Fewer than 1 in 10 surveyed named all risk factors identified by the American Diabetes Association

4/25/2017
Obesity Quadruples Kids' Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

About 415 million people worldwide have the disease, which is costly to treat but can be prevented

1/31/2017
Diabetes Risk May Be Higher for HIV-Positive Adults

Longer survival with the virus might make people more vulnerable to chronic conditions, researchers suggest

9/19/2016
Canada's First Nations People Face Greater Diabetes Risk

8 of 10 will develop the blood sugar disease, and decades sooner than others, researchers say

4/6/2016
Diabetes Cases Quadruple Worldwide Since 1980: Report

Major increases seen in China, India; obesity is likely the main culprit, researcher says

12/1/2015
New Diabetes Cases Among Americans Drop for First Time in Decades: CDC

But another report shows U.S. has more cases than 37 other developed nations

11/9/2015
Kidney Disease Rates Have Stabilized in U.S., Study Finds

Experts credit improved treatment of 2 leading causes: high blood pressure and diabetes

11/3/2015
More Belly Fat in First Trimester Linked to Diabetes Risk Later in Pregnancy

Might be a better way to spot women in danger of developing blood sugar disease, researcher says

9/28/2015
Sedentary Behavior Linked to Heart Disease in Hispanics

Those who are least active face added health risks even if they exercise, study finds

9/8/2015
Half of U.S. Adults Have Diabetes or High Risk of Getting It: Report

And many don't know they're flirting with the potentially fatal disease, researchers say

8/6/2015
Active As Teen, Free of Diabetes In Later Life?

Findings showed insulin resistance peaks in early adolescence, so exercise crucial during this period

7/30/2015
Just 1 in 3 Seniors With Diabetes Has Disease Under Control

Blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels key to managing disease, experts say

6/29/2015
Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

1/12/2015
Night Shift May Boost Black Women's Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

Odds are highest for younger women and those doing shift work for many years

12/29/2014
Poverty Makes Diabetes Care Tougher, Study Reports

Too little money for food, housing and medicine affects disease management

12/19/2014
Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

But experts question value of finding when so many other risk factors for disease can be changed

9/23/2014
Diabetes Rates Leveling Off in U.S.

After 20-year increase, cases have been tapering lately, but some groups still at risk: government report

9/2/2014
Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds

Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight

8/21/2014
Low Birth Weights May Put Black Women at Risk for Diabetes

Study found association regardless of their current weight

8/13/2014
40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects

Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent

4/14/2014
Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study

Researchers found a nationwide rise of the disease since late 1980s, and a parallel rise in obesity

11/21/2013
Health Disparities Persist in America: Report

CDC finds race, sex, education, location and wealth among key factors in these inequalities

6/17/2013
Red Meat Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk

Large study finds higher consumption increases risk, but experts are at odds with findings

3/15/2013
N.Y. Woman Balances Thyroid Disease and Diabetes

With two chronic conditions, she's learned 'not to sweat the small stuff'

3/15/2013
People With Type 1 Diabetes at Risk of Thyroid Disease

Link between 'sister diseases' is rooted in immune system problem, expert says

2/12/2013
First-Born May Be at Greater Risk for Diabetes, Hypertension

Researchers think better flow of nutrients to the womb in subsequent pregnancies might explain why

11/21/2012
Number of U.S. Kids With Diabetes Could Skyrocket: Study

By 2050, rates of type 2 disease may rise by 50 percent, and type 1 incidence may jump nearly one-quarter

10/24/2012
Health Tip: Learn About the A1C Test

It helps monitor blood sugar over time

9/12/2012
Hispanics May Face Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: Study

Differences seen in how the pancreas responds to excess fat with insulin

8/22/2012
Obesity Biggest Risk Factor for Diabetes Among Poor: Study

Lifestyle changes key to decreasing disease rate among the disadvantaged

1/10/2012
Diabetes Takes a Toll on Lifetime Earnings: Study

Teens with disease more likely to drop out of high school, make less money, researchers found

1/3/2012
Mom's Poverty, Diabetes Might Raise ADHD Risk in Kids

Study found combo increased chances of disorder 14-fold

12/30/2011
Obesity, Diabetes Pose 1-2 Threat to Young Americans

The result: They could be first generation to not live as long as their parents

10/31/2011
Life in U.S. Not Always a Plus for Immigrants' Health

Obesity, hypertension, diabetes soar for Hispanics the longer they live in United States, study finds

10/19/2011
Neighborhood Can Affect Obesity, Diabetes Risk

Study found moving women out of poor neighborhoods reduced rates of both conditions

10/7/2011
Men Develop Diabetes With Less Body Fat Than Women: Study

Researchers say differences in fat distribution may be to blame

9/12/2011
Lifetime 'Dose' of Excess Weight Linked to Diabetes Risk

Type 2 diabetes epidemic in the U.S. may loom even larger than previously predicted, researchers suggest

7/8/2011
California's Rural Elderly Have High Rates of Chronic Illness

Their urban, suburban counterparts enjoy better health, researchers find

6/27/2011
Diabetes on Upswing Worldwide

Rate in U.S. rising twice as fast as in Western Europe, study finds

4/30/2011
Diabetes in Kids Comes With Hefty Price Tag

Study finds medical costs are six times higher than for other young Americans

4/18/2011
Low Glucose Levels May Raise Death Risk Among Older People

Research shows those over 60 do best with intermediate control over blood sugar

3/29/2011
Some Type 1 Diabetics Seem Shielded Against Complications

In one group that had diabetes for 50 years, many never developed expected problems, study finds

3/8/2011
Southeastern States Mired in the 'Diabetes Belt': CDC Report

Wide swath cutting across U.S. needs better prevention and treatment efforts, study suggests

2/18/2011
Peer Support Beats Usual Care for Depression, Analysis Finds

But it may not be helpful for people with severe depression, one expert suggests

11/26/2010
Type 1 Diabetes Death Rate is Falling, But Not Fast Enough

Average rate is still 7 times higher in people with the disease vs those without it, study finds

10/22/2010
One-Third of U.S. Adults Could Have Diabetes by 2050: CDC

'Alarming numbers' point to importance of healthier lifestyles in reversing the trend, experts say

10/7/2010
Survey Sees Gender Differences in Vision IQ

Men and women agree on value of eye exams and carrots, but shared vision of optical health a little fuzzy

6/29/2010
Fewer Dying From Type 1 Diabetes

But racial disparities exist, despite overall decrease, U.S. study finds

6/25/2010
U.S. Report Finds Too Few Clinics Target Diabetes, Obesity

Local centers need to face growing threat, federal researchers say