Diabetes Management News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/8/2008
Lowering Co-Pays on Some Drugs Help Fight Chronic Diseases

Study found patients started using preventive medicines more often

12/28/2007
Diabetes Group Backs Low-Carb Diets

Recommendations cite importance of restricted calorie intake for diabetics wanting to manage their weight

12/28/2007
Health Tip: What's an A1c Test?

It helps track diabetics' blood sugar levels

12/11/2007
Older Diabetics Using Avandia Face Increased Death Risk

Canadian study also found those over 65 more likely to have heart trouble with drug

11/14/2007
Adult Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Predicted in Childhood

Data covering 34 years shows parental history, overweight are markers for adult disease

11/14/2007
A Full and Long Life, Despite Diabetes

It's all about attitude, say seniors first diagnosed in childhood

11/1/2007
Adults With Diabetes Doing Better Prevention Job

U.S. studies show they're keeping good track of daily blood sugar levels, while avoiding heart disease

9/2/2007
Blood Pressure Drug Combo Helps Diabetic Hearts

Large, long-term global study shows diuretic plus ACE inhibitor reduced risk of dying from heart disease

8/28/2007
Treating Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Lead to Thinner Kids

Increased chances of being overweight, obese by age 7 were virtually erased, study finds

7/27/2007
Young Type 1 Diabetics Benefit From Exercise

Frequency of regular physical activity was key factor in healthy blood levels, study finds

7/17/2007
Diabetics Face More Complications After Trauma

They're also less likely to be discharged to home, study finds

7/10/2007
Drugs Old and New May Fight Diabetes

Anti-malaria drug cut disease risk, and new drugs helped diabetics lose weight

7/9/2007
Pumpkin Extract Aids Insulin Production

Compound regenerated damaged pancreatic cells in diabetic rats, researchers say

5/29/2007
Simple Guide Helps Diabetics Manage Their Meds

Questionnaire promotes better doctor-patient talks about statin drugs

5/25/2007
Type 2 Diabetes Takes Toll on Teens

Doctors need to use more aggressive measures to treat, prevent disease, experts say

5/11/2007
Worksite Health Programs Boost the Bottom Line: Study

Better control of diabetes, heart disease means more productive workers

4/26/2007
Studies Uncover Genes Boosting Type 2 Diabetes Risk

But it's not an excuse not to eat right and exercise, expert says

4/23/2007
Sopranos Star Tackles Health Role

Aida Turturro hits the road to educate people about diabetes

3/21/2007
Health Tip: Testing Your Blood Glucose

What's a healthy reading?

2/9/2007
Study Confirms Link Between Hormone, Insulin-Producing Cells

Neuropeptide regulating appetite may help in developing new diabetes treatments

12/15/2006
Health Tip: If Your Blood Sugar is Low

Symptoms of hypoglycemia

9/27/2006
Islet Cell Transplants Not Cure for Type 1 Diabetes Yet

Study says improved techniques, immunosuppressants could brighten picture

8/15/2006
Blacks, Hispanics Hospitalized More Often for Diabetes, Heart Disease

Many cases could have been prevented through better outpatient care, U.S. group finds

8/2/2006
Oral Medications Can Replace Insulin for Many With Rare Neonatal Diabetes

Presence of genetic mutations signals the ability to switch treatments

7/19/2006
Gene Variant Ups Type 2 Diabetes Risk

But lifestyle changes, such as exercise, counteract effects of this gene, study suggests

7/17/2006
Health Tip: How to Check Your Blood Sugar

Diabetics need to monitor often

6/14/2006
Protein Linked to Insulin Resistance in Humans

Discovery could lead to targeted therapies for preventing type 2 diabetes

11/21/2005
'Double Diabetes' Poses Double Threat

More Americans are developing both forms of the blood sugar disease, experts say

10/27/2005
Combo of Tests Predicts Type 1 Diabetes

Eighty percent accuracy found, could enhance future clinical trials

6/22/2005
Treatment Preserves Insulin-Making Cells in Type 1 Diabetes

Patients needed less insulin to treat their disease, researchers say

6/13/2005
Tight Glucose Control Cuts Heart Disease Risk in Half

Researchers urge type 1 diabetics to monitor levels closely

6/11/2005
Pre-diabetes a Costly Condition for Patients

Study finds they rack up more medical bills than those with normal blood sugar levels

5/11/2005
Insulin Identified as Trigger for Type 1 Diabetes

Next step: vaccine trials against this autoimmune disease

4/18/2005
Obesity: Bad For Men, Women and Kids

Being overweight is hard on everyone's hearts, new studies find

3/29/2005
Gene Heightens Type 2 Diabetes Risk

It could someday pinpoint those most vulnerable, researchers say

3/22/2005
Widening Waistlines Predict Diabetes in Men

Belt size beats body mass index as disease indicator, study finds

2/28/2005
Diet, Exercise Top Drugs in Preventing Diabetes

Two studies find lifestyle changes are the better, cheaper option

2/28/2005
Sleep Disorder Treatment Also Aids Diabetics

Lower glucose reduces risk for other complications of disease

2/21/2005
Cell Phones Cameras Put Doctors in the Picture

Leg wound photos help experts treat from a distance

10/22/2004
Helping Hispanics Manage Diabetes

Study to examine whether community health workers can make a difference

8/20/2004
Glucose Levels in Critically Ill Patients Can Be Critical

Control of blood sugar benefits patients in intensive care, researchers say

8/17/2004
VA Beats Managed Care in Treating Diabetes

Patients more likely to get needed tests, with better health outcomes, study finds

8/2/2004
New Way to Treat Type 2 Diabetes Developed

Israeli scientists say technique may also be useful with Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

6/6/2004
Diabetics Can Regain Lost Memory

Lowering blood sugar levels leads to cognitive improvements

6/6/2004
Devices May Take 'Ouch' Out of Daily Diabetes Checks

Work progresses on inhaled insulin, easier sugar monitoring

5/17/2004
Alzheimer's Risk Higher in Diabetics

Odds increase 65%, but can be cut, nun study says

4/21/2004
'America's Oldest Teenager' Gets Serious About Diabetes

Dick Clark speaking out on diabetics' heart disease risks

4/16/2004
Searching Out Diabetes

Community screenings in Bronx reveal hidden risks, cases

4/8/2004
Aggressive Care Boosts Diabetics' Overall Health

Doctor's watchful eye keeps risk factors under control

4/2/2004
Which Older Women With Diabetes Should Take Vitamins?

Blood test can aid doctors in identifying those who would be helped