Diabetes Management News

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

Increases also seen for prediabetes, undiagnosed diabetes care

11/19/2014
Type 1 Diabetes Lowered Survival in Study

Better blood sugar management helped, but risk during 14-year period was still doubled

11/18/2014
Study Finds No Added Benefit From Routine Heart Scans for Diabetics

Proper management of disease is best way to reduce heart attack risk, researchers say

11/18/2014
Nearly 3 in 10 Americans With Diabetes Don't Know It: Study

Many had even seen a doctor in the past year, researchers report

11/6/2014
Weight-Loss Surgery Has Low Complication Rates, Study Finds

New research suggests gastric bypass as safe as appendix or gallbladder removal

11/3/2014
Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Type 2 Diabetes Risk, Study Shows

Obese people who had gastric bypass, banding were 80 percent less likely to develop blood sugar disease

10/28/2014
Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study

Researchers find this commonly used medication controls blood sugar for many

10/27/2014
Colleges Could Do More for Students With Chronic Ills, Study Finds

Only half of campus clinics felt they could handle diabetes care, and many don't identify students with needs

10/9/2014
Impotence Drug Might Counter Common Gene Mutation in Type 2 Diabetes: Study

But using yohimbine won't replace lifestyle changes as the cornerstone of treatment, experts say

10/6/2014
Heart Bypass Patients May Not Need Tight Blood Sugar Control: Study

Survival rates similar for those with looser glucose limits, trial finds

9/22/2014
Diabetes Drug Metformin May Affect Thyroid in Some Patients

Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid

9/19/2014
Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study

But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say

9/19/2014
FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says

9/12/2014
Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds

Patients with type 2 disease were less likely to gain weight, suffer dangerous drops in blood sugar levels

9/10/2014
Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds

Cholesterol-lowering drugs might protect against damage to small blood vessels, researchers report

9/9/2014
Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?

Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other tumors

8/13/2014
40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects

Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent

8/6/2014
Coaching May Help Diabetics Battle Depression, Disease Better

Study found mental health sessions allowed patients to manage blood sugar levels more effectively

8/4/2014
Poor People With Diabetes Much More Likely to Lose a Limb: Study

Most amputations are preventable with earlier treatment, researchers note

7/16/2014
Protein Temporarily Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Mice

Scientists report that injection lowered blood sugar levels, improved insulin insensitivity

6/16/2014
Experts Revise Optimum Blood Sugar Level for Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

Targeted levels are made lower, but young patients need individualized care, ADA guideline says

6/16/2014
Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say

New studies look at the emotional fallout from type 1 and type 2 disease

6/16/2014
'Bionic Pancreas' Improves Blood Sugar Control for People With Type 1 Diabetes

Device removes guesswork from insulin therapy, reduces low blood sugar episodes, study finds

6/10/2014
Insulin-Metformin Combo Tied to Poorer Survival in Diabetes Study

Other experts dispute the study's conclusions

5/23/2014
Brain Changes May Accompany Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis in Kids

Complication called ketoacidosis can affect memory, thinking for six months, reports study

5/23/2014
Diabetes May Be Bigger Threat to the Female Heart: Study

Women with diabetes face 40 to 50 percent greater risk of heart disease than men with diabetes, researchers say

5/21/2014
Mouse Study Raises Possibility of New Treatment for Diabetes

Molecule helped insulin last longer, lower blood sugar levels more efficiently, researchers report

4/22/2014
Low Blood Sugar May Affect Heartbeat in People With Diabetes

Study found abnormal rhythms when blood sugar dipped at night in people with type 2 disease

3/31/2014
More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps People With Diabetes

One-third of gastric-bypass patients kept type 2 diabetes under control without meds during three-year study

3/10/2014
Elderly Diabetes Patients on Insulin Most Vulnerable to Low-Blood-Sugar Trouble

Study found they were more than twice as likely to end up in ER, five times more likely to be hospitalized

2/26/2014
Study Sees No Evidence Linking Diabetes Drugs With Pancreatic Cancer

But FDA assessment calls for further look at injectable type-2 treatments

1/29/2014
Smartphone Apps for Diabetes: Do They Really Work?

You can use them to count carbs, log blood sugar, but users say they're no substitute for patient knowledge and a doctor's care

12/23/2013
Keep the Holidays Merry for Kids With Diabetes

Parents should monitor their child's blood sugar more often, but don't be too restrictive, expert says

12/19/2013
Many With Diabetes Don't Realize Disease Can Harm Vision

Researchers say patient education, more proactive care could stop damage in most cases

12/10/2013
Heartening Drop in Diabetes Complications Seen Among Seniors

But low blood sugar, a side effect of treatment, remains a concern, study authors say

12/5/2013
Poor People With Diabetes May Miss Out on Eye Care

Younger patients overlooked more often, study finds

11/14/2013
Study Finds Two Drugs Aren't Better Than One for Kidney Disease

Combo used in patients with diabetes led to more kidney problems, damage

11/13/2013
Needle-Free 'Breathalyzer' for Daily Diabetes Testing Shows Promise

But first, device must undergo clinical studies

9/26/2013
Big Breakfast May Be Best for Diabetes Patients

Study found morning meal rich in protein, fat actually curbed hunger, helped control blood sugar levels

9/24/2013
Insulin Pump Shut-Off Feature Prevents Low Blood Sugar, Study Finds

Device could improve quality of life for people with type 1 diabetes, experts say

8/12/2013
Diet Choices May Help Diabetics Stave Off Kidney Disease

Fruit, protein and moderate alcohol intake tied to lower risk of chronic disease in study

8/2/2013
Could Dietary Tweaks Ease Type 1 Diabetes?

Foods rich in amino and fatty acids may help preserve insulin production, study suggests

7/31/2013
7/29/2013
Diabetes Doesn't Seem to Affect Alzheimer's Disease Progression

Study looked at seniors' blood sugar tests along with their brain scans

7/24/2013
People With Diabetes May Face Higher Disability Risk

Analysis finds they are roughly 50 percent more likely to have trouble with walking, daily self-care

7/23/2013
FDA Sends Warnings to Makers of Illegal Diabetes Treatments

Products make false claims, could be unsafe and may delay proven therapies, agency says

7/19/2013
Diabetes-Linked Amputations Declining, Study Finds

Although disease rates are rising, orthopedic treatments have improved, experts say

7/17/2013
Black Kids With Diabetes Less Likely to Get Eye Exams

Diabetic children at higher risk for retinopathy, which can lead to blindness, studies show

7/10/2013
Development of New Diabetes Drug Halted by Maker

Failure of aleglitazar might affect FDA deliberations on whether to ease restrictions on similar drug Avandia

7/1/2013
Pain Reliever Lowers Blood Sugar in Type 2 Diabetics, Study Says

But side effects of aspirin-like drug warrant further study