Diabetes Management News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/7/2015
Health Tip: Choosing the Right Insulin Injection Site

Avoid injecting at the 'exact' same spot

8/24/2015
Exercise Best Bet Against Diabetes for College Graduates

Less educated need more help preventing and managing blood sugar disease, researcher says

8/18/2015
Diabetes Drug Might Also Help Some Patients Lose Weight

Researchers note higher dosage used in study isn't approved for treatment of blood sugar disease

8/8/2015
Parents of Kids With Diabetes Need to Plan for School Days

Only 30 states have laws ensuring children access to proper care

8/7/2015
Skipping Breakfast a Bad Idea for People with Type 2 Diabetes

Missing morning meal could raise blood sugar levels the rest of the day, study says

8/6/2015
Active As Teen, Free of Diabetes In Later Life?

Findings showed insulin resistance peaks in early adolescence, so exercise crucial during this period

8/5/2015
People With Type 2 Diabetes Do Benefit From Blood Sugar Checks

Study suggests monitoring at least twice a day helps people manage better

7/30/2015
Just 1 in 3 Seniors With Diabetes Has Disease Under Control

Blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels key to managing disease, experts say

7/21/2015
Psoriasis Drug May Help Preserve Pancreas Cells in Type 1 Diabetes

Used early after diagnosis, drug appears to have long-lasting effects, study reports

7/10/2015
Diabetes Drug Given to Obese Moms-to-Be Won't Keep Baby's Weight Down

Metformin did help control women's blood sugar, study finds

7/8/2015
Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Thinking Skills: Study

Test performance declined noticeably in just two years

7/8/2015
Cost a Barrier to Healthier Diets for Diabetic Kids, Study Shows

Why many parents of children with type 1 diabetes struggle to provide better food choices

6/29/2015
Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

6/23/2015
Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar

Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

6/18/2015
Exercise May Have Benefits Beyond Fitness in Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds aerobics or strength training can improve blood sugar levels, lower body fat and waist size

6/12/2015
Tight Food Budget Can Wreak Havoc on Diabetes Management

Study finds worse blood sugar control in those who worry about having enough to eat

6/9/2015
Certain Diabetes Drugs May Aid Weight Loss by Curbing Cravings

Medications called GLP-1 receptor agonists appear to change brain's response to food, researchers say

6/9/2015
New Trial Tests Whether TB Shot Fights Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers will look at effects in people with longstanding disease

6/3/2015
Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps the Heart in Type 2 Diabetes

But study showed it's not enough to prevent related deaths

5/28/2015
Diabetes Drug Metformin May Lower Glaucoma Risk

Study found people with highest dose were 25 percent less likely to develop eye condition

5/28/2015
Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain

Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

4/14/2015
Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Face Much Higher Hospitalization Rates

British study finds fivefold jump in admissions, especially for the youngest, poorest patients

3/30/2015
Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk

Study links glyburide to more infant intensive care and respiratory distress

3/27/2015
Kidney Patients Living Longer on Dialysis, Study Shows

Better treatments, tighter management of disease may explain promising trend

3/23/2015
Latest Diabetes Care Guidelines Focus on Individual Approach

Blood sugar goals higher for some; Asian-Americans need screening at lower weights; statins for those over 40

3/23/2015
Medicaid Expansion Spotted Many Undiagnosed Diabetes Cases

Study finds changes under Affordable Care Act also made treatment available

3/18/2015
Why Isn't There Any Cheap, Generic Insulin?

Unique development of medication allowed drug makers to extend patents for decades, review says

3/17/2015
Diabetes Groups Call for Greater Scrutiny of Insulin Pumps

American and European associations want more standardization of new technologies

3/13/2015
Could the Future Be Finger-Stick Free for Diabetics?

New devices make monitoring blood sugar easier, but needle not eliminated yet

2/25/2015
Big Breakfast, Small Dinner May Aid Diabetes Control

Preliminary study found larger morning meals lowered blood sugar levels

2/17/2015
Minority Kids Less Likely to Get Latest Type 1 Diabetes Care, Study Finds

Experts aren't sure what's causing differences in insulin pump use, blood sugar levels

2/10/2015
Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis

Patients did better even if they didn't actually have high blood pressure

2/6/2015
Type 1 Diabetes More Deadly for Women Than Men, Study Finds

Experts aren't sure why, but say better treatment and support needed for both sexes

2/3/2015
1 in 5 Younger Diabetics Lacks Good Medical Care, Study Says

CDC team found 19 percent hadn't seen a doctor within last 6 months

1/29/2015
Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds

Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis

1/23/2015
Diabetes-Related Foot Condition Often Missed

Charcot foot can lead to deformity, disability if not treated in time, experts say

1/12/2015
Are Seniors With Diabetes Overtreated?

Very tight blood sugar control can pose problems without benefits, study says

1/6/2015
Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Lower Life Expectancy in Study

But, second study suggests that intensive blood sugar management can make a difference

12/29/2014
Poverty Makes Diabetes Care Tougher, Study Reports

Too little money for food, housing and medicine affects disease management

12/26/2014
Diabetes May Affect Kids' Brain Growth, Study Reports

But there was no effect on thinking and memory skills, researchers say

12/23/2014
Nearly All Diabetics Should Be on Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: Experts

New guidelines from the American Diabetes Association recommend greater statin use

12/17/2014
'Low-GI' Diet May Not Benefit Blood Sugar

Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say

12/8/2014
Technology Helps Manage Diabetes: FDA

Insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors assist with blood sugar management

12/8/2014
Painkiller Tramadol Linked to Low Blood Sugar

Study finds the drug may be riskier than expected

12/1/2014
Midlife Diabetes Linked to Memory Problems Later

Blood sugar disorder associated with 19 percent greater decline in thinking skills, study reports

11/29/2014
Holiday Overindulgence Risky for People With Type 2 Diabetes

Carbohydrate-heavy meals can send blood sugar levels soaring, expert warns

11/28/2014
Holiday Eating Tips for People With Diabetes

Plan ahead and make exercise a part of your tradition, expert advises

11/25/2014
Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away

Study found modest effect against the disease, but experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach

11/20/2014
Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar

Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes

11/20/2014
Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows

Increases also seen for prediabetes, undiagnosed diabetes care