Diabetes Management News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/22/2008
Current Blood Sugar Control Test Results 'Inaccurate'

Study says measurement underestimates true glucose control in hemodialysis patients

2/22/2008
Health Tip: Symptoms of Diabetic Neuropathy

Characterized by loss of feeling or painful tingling

2/20/2008
Researchers Make Stem Cells That Secrete Insulin

Mouse study suggests it could help control diabetes in humans

2/19/2008
No Difference Found in Treatments for Acute Kidney Failure

Continuous vs. intermittent dialysis produced same results, analysis shows

2/7/2008
Harnessing Human Energy for Medical Good

Device could use act of walking to power artificial limbs, insulin pumps, pacemakers

2/3/2008
Dogs Could Be a Diabetic's Best Friend

Study aims to prove anecdotes that canines can smell dangerous drops in blood sugar levels

1/28/2008
Caffeine Could Spell Trouble for Diabetics

Consuming equivalent of 4 cups a day led to spikes in blood sugar levels

1/24/2008
Stem Cells Finally Found in Pancreas

Discovery could lead to new treatments for diabetes, researchers say

1/20/2008
Illness Presents Diabetics With Special Challenges

Managing medications when sick can keep complications at arm's length, group advises

1/11/2008
Statin Therapy Helps Diabetic Patients

British study finds cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce risk of major vascular events

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