Diabetes Management News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/9/2009
Effect of Strict Diabetes Control on Heart Still Unclear

Reviews show it wasn't to blame for excess deaths in one trial, but when therapy starts could be key

6/2/2009
Weight-Loss Surgery Options Compared in Super-Obese

Duodenal switch may be more effective than gastric bypass, researchers say

5/22/2009
Strict Blood Sugar Control Lowers Heart Risks in Diabetics

It prevents many complications of chronic disease, experts say

5/22/2009
Drug May Lessen Amputation Risk for Diabetics

Researchers suggest that findings could alter treatment methods

5/21/2009
High Blood Fats Tied to Diabetic Nerve Loss

Triglycerides better predictor of neuropathy than blood glucose levels, study suggests

5/20/2009
Glucose Control Pays Long-Term Benefits for Diabetics

Analysis shows even small improvements may prevent eye, kidney and nerve damage

5/13/2009
Productivity Takes a Hit From Obesity, Diabetes

More lost time signals need for workplace interventions, experts say

4/29/2009
Gene Therapy Improves Diabetic Neuropathy in Study

Injections appear to be safe, but more research needed

4/28/2009
Lifestyle Factors Tied to Older Adults' Diabetes Risk

As population ages, even small changes affect incidence, study finds

4/23/2009
Device Thwarts Attacks on Transplanted Pancreatic Cells

Could reduce need for immunosuppressants in treatment of type 1 diabetes

4/20/2009
Fructose-Sweetened Drinks Up Metabolic Syndrome Risk

But glucose-based beverages may not have same impact, study finds

4/17/2009
Laughter May Lower Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics

Those who chuckled daily had better 'good' cholesterol than those who didn't, study shows

4/17/2009
Drug May Not Help Diabetes-Related Eye Damage

Finding need not limit prevention of blindness, experts say

4/16/2009
Halting Avandia Use Hikes Blood Sugar Levels

Study found diabetics who discontinued drug had less treatment, worse management of disease

4/14/2009
Pancreatic Islets in Forefront of Diabetes Research

Cells could play major role in treatment, if supply is adequate, study finds

4/14/2009
Stem Cells Buy Freedom From Insulin for Type 1 Diabetics

In small study, most of patients got temporary reprieve from daily injections

4/7/2009
Certain Diabetes Drugs May Pose Eye Risk

Use of Avandia, Actos tied to a retinal disorder, study finds

4/2/2009
Plain-Language Guides Detail Insulin Treatments

U.S. agency compiles comparison of therapies for both doctors and patients

3/31/2009
For Diabetics, On-Demand Care May Not Help

Blood pressure control was worse with newer scheduling option, study finds

3/26/2009
Diabetics May Soon Have Low-Sugar Vegetable Juice

Chinese scientists used bacteria to strip the drink of carbs

3/18/2009
Millions of Americans With Chronic Ills Put Off Health Care

Survey shows they suffer consequences of delaying doctor visits, filling prescriptions

3/18/2009
Researchers Use Gene to End High Blood Sugar in Mice

Whether method might someday help people awaits further study

3/12/2009
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Boosts Death Risk for Diabetics

Blood pressure and cholesterol should be controlled more aggressively, study suggests

3/3/2009
'Fasting Signal' Offers Clues to Insulin Resistance in the Obese

Drugs blocking this communication may offer therapeutic benefits, mouse study finds

2/19/2009
Out-of-Control Blood Sugar May Affect Memory

Close monitoring can keep problem from advancing, experts say

2/18/2009
1/20/2009
Saliva Test Could Monitor Type 2 Diabetes

Test might one day replace current blood tests, researchers say

1/9/2009
Diabetes Linked to Cognitive Problems

Study found impairments were mild, but they could signal later trouble

1/9/2009
Americans Consuming More Sugary Beverages

Adults gulping an average of 300 calories every day, study finds

1/8/2009
Doctors Urged to Screen Diabetics for Sleep Apnea

Treatment may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

12/19/2008
Exercise Protects Black Women From Type 2 Diabetes

Brisk walking, limiting TV seems to benefit this high-risk group

12/19/2008
Not All Dementia Is Called Alzheimer's

Vascular cognitive impairment impedes ability to organize thoughts, but it is preventable

12/18/2008
Experts Say Blood Sugar Guidelines Remain Effective

Despite conflicting studies, diabetes groups say good glycemic control still best course

12/17/2008
Strict Blood Sugar Lowering Won't Ease Diabetes Heart Risk

Blood pressure, cholesterol control may be type 2 diabetics' best bet, researchers say

12/17/2008
Health Tip: Eye Health for Diabetics

Signs that you should see a medical professional

12/10/2008
2 Diabetes Drugs Double Fracture Risk in Women

Both Avandia and Actos lower bone density, new analysis shows

12/9/2008
Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Soaring

CDC study projects that by 2050, up to 16 million people will have vision problems

12/5/2008
Vitamin K Slows Insulin Resistance in Older Men

But effect for women not same, as study cites obesity as possible cause

11/25/2008
Chromosome Linked to Diabetics' Heart Risks

Genetic variation identifies those with poor glucose control likely to have artery disease

11/25/2008
Diabetics Spend Thousands More on Care

Tab is $4,174 more a year, but study says proper management, lifestyle changes can help

11/18/2008
Cancer Drugs May Treat Type 1 Diabetes

Experiments in mice show Gleevec and Sutent reverse, prevent autoimmune disease

11/14/2008
Blood Sugar Control Helps Diabetics Preserve Sight

Close monitoring means type 1 patients can avoid retinopathy, study suggests

11/10/2008
Coated Stents Best for Heart Patients With Diabetes

Were safer, more effective than bare metal ones, study shows

11/10/2008
Aspirin Doesn't Guard Diabetics Against Heart Disease

Second study found vitamins E, C did little to protect healthy men, either

11/3/2008
Diabetes, Hypertension Hasten Death in Alzheimer's Patients

They're more than twice as likely to die sooner, study finds

11/3/2008
Fish Twice a Week Cuts Diabetics' Kidney Risks

Dietary change enhances blood glucose control, study finds

10/28/2008
Too Few Understand Diabetes' Dangers

Americans more fearful of shark bites than this common, potentially lethal disease, survey shows

10/27/2008
Cost of Diabetes Care Has Doubled

Newer, more expensive drugs, rising rates of blood sugar disease to blame, study finds

10/22/2008
Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes Updated

Lifestyle changes, the drug metformin remain recommended initial therapy

10/17/2008
High-Risk Kids, Diabetics Need Regular Blood Pressure Checks

Experts offer guidance during hypertension meeting