Diabetes Management News

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10/18/2016
Have Type 2 Diabetes? Try Walking After Eating

Study found it lowered blood sugar levels more than other exercise, particularly if done after dinner

10/14/2016
Exercise Can Help Manage Type 1 Diabetes

But physical activity doesn't replace need for insulin treatment

10/5/2016
A Better Diabetes Test?

Scientists say their mathematical formula improves accuracy of standard blood screen

10/3/2016
Children With Diabetes Can Have Bright Future

Advances in management of blood sugar disease help avoid long-term complications, doctor says

9/28/2016
FDA Approves 1st 'Artificial Pancreas' for Type 1 Diabetes

Automated insulin delivery system will ease some of the burden of living with the condition

9/26/2016
Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality

Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

9/16/2016
Marriage May Help Diabetics Keep Weight Off

Study also found it lowered chances of risk factors for heart disease among men, but not women

9/15/2016
31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

9/13/2016
Pilots on Insulin Therapy Can Safely Fly Commercial Planes: Study

But they must check blood sugar before and during flights, regulations say

9/8/2016
Intensive Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Can Extend Survival: Study

Researchers also found lower risk of complications such as heart and kidney disease, vision problems

9/7/2016
'Glycemic Index' May Be Too Unreliable to Manage Diabetes: Study

Wide variability seen after eating same food at different times

8/10/2016
Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?

High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

7/28/2016
FDA OKs New Injectable Type 2 Diabetes Medication

Drug lowers blood sugar levels, and doesn't boost risk of heart problems, agency says

7/25/2016
1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays

Study suggests need for better management of other health problems

7/19/2016
Which Diabetes Drug Is Best?

Study calls it a draw, with a slight edge for metformin

6/30/2016
Health Tip: When Your Blood Glucose Rises

Here are possible reasons why

6/15/2016
Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

6/14/2016
Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes?

A mostly plant-based diet may help lower risk of the blood sugar disease, study suggests

6/13/2016
Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps Fight Diabetic Eye Disease

People with type 2 diabetes cut their risk in half with intensive management, researchers report

6/13/2016
Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability

Study found increase in 'good' years of life in recent decades

6/6/2016
Intensive Blood Sugar Control May Be Too Much for Some With Type 2 Diabetes

Individualized treatment is important, expert says

5/24/2016
Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes

45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

5/17/2016
As Fitness Levels Rise, Diabetes Risk Drops

But change requires dedication to regular exercise in the long run, study shows

4/28/2016
Psoriasis, Obesity and Diabetes

Chronic skin condition may be associated with increased risk of diabetes and obesity, study finds.

4/25/2016
Pharmacists Can Manage Some Chronic Conditions Effectively, Study Suggests

But it's not clear if they could reduce symptoms more or help you live longer than your doctor can

4/15/2016
Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death Risk

Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

4/5/2016
FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure Risk

Warning pertains to drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin

3/21/2016
A Wearable Patch Might Help Manage Diabetes Painlessly

Experimental technology senses blood sugar and delivers medicine with microneedles

3/9/2016
Diabetes Treatment May Affect Breast Density

Women on insulin might need extra breast cancer screening, expert suggests

1/27/2016
New Transplant Technique Might Free Type 1 Diabetics From Daily Injections

Mouse study showed that putting insulin-producing cells in capsules protected the rodents from immune system

1/5/2016
Artificial Pancreas to Get Long-Term 'Real-Life' Trial

Researchers will measure how well the new technology helps people with type 1 diabetes

12/29/2015
Diabetic Kidney Damage May Start Earlier Than Thought

Higher-than-normal blood sugar levels can lead to kidney failure over time, research says

12/24/2015
Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery

12/18/2015
Nasal Spray May Give Diabetics Faster Treatment for Low Blood Sugar

Trial found it easier to use than current remedy, an injection

12/17/2015
Type 2 Diabetes May Raise Dementia Risk, Especially in Women: Study

Expert recommends aggressive screening for females

12/9/2015
People with Type 2 Diabetes May Be Overtested

Study finds those with good control get blood sugar measured too often at doctor's office

11/25/2015
Smog Raises Heart Risks in Those With Diabetes, Study Says

Long-term study showed prolonged exposure linked to heart disease, stroke

11/13/2015
Type 1 Diabetes: An Unrelenting Disease

How the blood sugar condition constantly affects daily living

11/10/2015
Insulin Pumps Give Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Better Blood Sugar Control

Study included almost 55,000 children and teens

11/10/2015
Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Might Benefit Type 2 Diabetics

Research suggests brief but harder workouts may provide better blood sugar control

11/9/2015
Eating Out and Diabetes Risk

Eating more homemade meals may lower your risk of developing diabetes, new study finds.

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
Prescription Drug Use on the Rise in U.S.

Many adults take 5 or more medications, often for preventable ills, study finds

10/30/2015
Helping Your Diabetic Child Have a Safe Halloween

Counting carbs and swapping treats help kids stick to treatment goals, expert says

10/29/2015
Too Many Seniors With Diabetes Are Overtreated, Study Suggests

Even when blood sugar, blood pressure levels dropped too low, doctors didn't cut back on meds

9/30/2015
Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds benefit for those with gene variant related to vitamin D metabolism

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

9/17/2015
Artificial Pancreas Works Well in Home Trial

Study found improved diabetes management in a real-world setting

9/15/2015
Tight Control of Type 2 Diabetes May Help Prevent Dementia

Conversely, poor blood sugar control appears to increase risk of brain troubles, study finds

9/9/2015
Can Eye Screening for Diabetic Kids Be Delayed a Bit?

Yearly exams for most with type 1 disease can wait until 5 years after diagnosis or age 15, whichever is later, researchers suggest