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High-Risk Kids, Diabetics Need Regular Blood Pressure Checks

Experts offer guidance during hypertension meeting

Spices, Herbs Boost Health for Diabetics

Study finds antioxidants lower inflammation caused by high blood sugar

Older Diabetics With Depression Face Higher Death Rate

Study suggests poor self-care partly to blame

Metabolic Syndrome Raises Colon Cancer Risk 75%

Finding suggests need for more careful screening for these patients, researcher says

New Diabetes Drug Works Well in Trial

Could be approved for U.S. market by next year, researcher says

Drug Fights Diabetic Eye Disease

Retinopathy is a potentially blinding complication, but Atacand may help

Moderate Aerobic Exercise Lowers Diabetics' Liver Fat

Study cites benefits for type 2 patients seeking to avoid cardiovascular problems

Chamomile Tea May Ward Off Diabetes Damage

Rats fed herbal extract showed significant decrease in blood sugar levels

'Healthy Fat' Chemical Aids Body's Metabolism

Mouse study uncovers new class of hormones that could reverse obesity-related disease

Premixed Insulin May Offer Better Blood Sugar Control

Study compared these formulations to long-acting insulin and other medications

New Noninvasive Device Could Control Diabetes

Intestinal liner leads to significant drops in blood sugar levels, researcher says

Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps Diabetics Long-Term

A period of strict management with drugs has effects that last long after therapy ends, study finds

Under-the-Skin Blood Sugar Monitor Boosts Diabetes Control

Device sends out readings every 5 minutes round the clock, researchers say

Once-Weekly Diabetes Drug Boosts Blood Sugar Control

But Byetta has also been linked recently to patient deaths

Newer Blood Pressure Drug Better for Some Heart Patients, Diabetics

Study found telmisartan offered slight benefit for those unable to take ACE inhibitors

Weight Loss After Diabetes Diagnosis Offers Big Benefits: Study

And the improvements in blood sugar and blood pressure last, even if weight comes back

Laser Therapy as Good as Drugs for Diabetic Eye Problems

Had fewer side effects than corticosteroids, study finds

Some Sweeteners Inhibit Enzyme Tied to Type 2 Diabetes

Antioxidants in date sugar, dark brown sugars help control blood pressure, heart disease

Twofold Action Urged for Pre-Diabetes

Goal is to prevent progression to the full-blown disease and its huge costs

Kids' Obesity May Lead to Epidemic of Adult Diabetes

Impact has yet to be felt, since type 2 course may take 10 years to show, study says

New Spanish Consumer Guide Compares Diabetes Meds

Publication aimed at assisting the 1 in 8 Hispanics with type 2 disease

New Molecular Trigger Described for Hypertension, Diabetes

Out-of-control enzymes do damage in both conditions, study finds

Unhealthy Meals Dull Older Diabetics' Memory

Antioxidant vitamins counter cognitive decline, but experts say eating healthy is better

Weight Loss After Gastric Bypass Is Key to Easing Diabetes

Patients who dropped most pounds went off diabetes meds and into remission, study found

Diabetes Drug May Prevent Early Puberty in Young Girls

Metformin delayed first menstruation, cut body fat for those at risk of insulin resistance

Diabetes and Depression Go Hand-in-Hand

And doctors need to be aware of the connection, study says

No Matter the Doctor, Black Diabetics Fare Worse Than White Counterparts

Study found doctors with patients of both races still showed disparities in outcomes

Weekly Drug Helps Type 2 Diabetics

Longer-lasting exenatide maintained glucose levels, helped patients lose weight, study reports

Older Diabetics' Risk of Cardiac Ischemia Lower Than Thought

Those 55 to 75 with type 2 disease have same odds for condition, regardless of screening

Doctors Urged to Look for Link Between Type 2 Diabetes, Sleep Apnea

Group pushes new clinical practices to have patients presenting with one checked for other

Formula Puts Doctor, Patient Glucose Readings on Same Page

Math converts two systems into better measurement, study says

Gum Care Helps Control Type 2 Diabetes and Its Complications

Periodontal disease associated with higher levels of insulin resistance, studies say

Genetically Engineered Mice Regenerate Beta Cells

Finding may prove a major advance in type 1 diabetes research, study says

Panel Calls for Better Diabetes Screening

New testing methods would offer help to millions of diabetics who are missed

New Antioxidant Drug Shows Promise Against Diabetes

But more studies on cardiovascular risks needed, report says

Arthritis Hits More Than Half of Diabetics

Painful joint condition hinders exercise that helps manage both conditions, experts say

Metabolic Syndrome Triggered by Overeating, Not Obesity

Mouse study concludes weight gain is an early symptom, not a direct cause

Diabetic Food Shopping That Won't Break a Budget

With prices rising, group offers tips that save dollars, make sense

Aggressive Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Treatment Shows Some Benefit

But jury still out on whether it makes difference in high-risk groups, study finds

Uric Acid May Help Spot Diabetic Kidney Disease Early

Higher concentrations correlated with lower organ function, study concludes

Diabetics Face Doubled Risk of Heart Attack

Danger level same as non-diabetics who already have had a heart attack, study says

Diabetes Drug Slows Clogging of Arteries

Actos better at fighting plaque build-up than older medication, study finds

Lung Capacity Declines Faster With Diabetes

Finding shows respiratory system suffers collateral damage from blood sugar disease

More Vitamin D in Childhood Cuts Later Diabetes Risk

Supplements and sunlight influence development of some autoimmune disorders, study says

Self-Management Program Helps Diabetics

31 employers in 10 cities waive co-pays if diabetic is "coached" by pharmacist

Minorities, Poor Have Tougher Time Monitoring Diabetes

Study found those who used insulin fared worse than white counterparts

Constant High Blood Sugar Disables Insulin 'Off' Switch

Researchers say mouse study reversing that pattern offers hope of new diabetes treatments

Marker for Diabetes Might Miss Early Vision Complication

Eye damage begins at blood sugar levels below current threshold for diagnosis, study finds

'Diabulimia' Triples Risk of Death Among Women With Diabetes

Restricting insulin doses to lose weight increases chances of complications, study finds

Overweight Hispanic Kids Show Early Markers for Diabetes

Blood vessel damage sets stage for insulin resistance, heart disease, study finds