Diabetes Management News

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6/5/2012
Bigger Waist Tied to Increased Risk of Diabetes

Waist circumference was a stronger risk factor in women than men, study finds

5/30/2012
Could Bloodletting Ease Heart Risks for the Obese?

Small study backs long-abandoned practice, but one cardiologist says there are far better, modern treatments

5/29/2012
Tight Blood-Sugar Control Shows Mixed Results for Health of Kidneys: Study

The approach might ease certain signs of kidney damage in diabetics, but longer-term benefit unclear

5/25/2012
As Obesity Rates Rise, Cases of Kidney Stones Double: Study

More Americans now suffer from kidney stones than from heart disease, stroke or diabetes

5/23/2012
Overweight Moms More Apt to Have Large Babies, Study Says

A woman's weight before, during pregnancy mattered more than glucose levels in predicting baby's size

5/18/2012
Diabetes Can Take a Toll on Your Emotions

And this psychological component may make it harder to control the blood-sugar disorder, experts say

4/30/2012
Two-Drug Therapy Helped Kids With Type 2 Diabetes

But best combination of meds for young patients still isn't known, experts say

4/19/2012
Diabetes Groups Issue New Guidelines on Blood Sugar

Type 2 illness can't be treated with one-size-fits-all approach, new recommendations advise

4/16/2012
Weight-Loss Surgery Beat Drugs for Cutting Diabetes in Very Obese

In small study, type 2 disease was reversed for some patients who had bariatric procedure

4/9/2012
Climate Change Could Be Tough on Seniors' Health: Study

Wide temperature swings in summer could lead to 10,000 excess deaths in U.S. per year

3/26/2012
Weight-Loss Surgeries May Beat Standard Treatments for Diabetes

Studies found many patients who had procedures could reduce, stop medications afterward

3/23/2012
Treating Gum Disease May Help Diabetics Avoid Complications

Good periodontal care helped reduce hospitalizations, medical costs over time, study found

3/19/2012
New Type 2 Diabetes Drug Helps Lower Blood Sugar: Study

But, FDA wants questions about the drug's long-term safety answered before approval

3/6/2012
High Heels Can Bring on Ingrown Toenails

Can't trade in stilettos for sensible shoes? You can still protect your feet

3/1/2012
Stroke Risk Rises With Duration of Type 2 Diabetes: Study

After 10 years with blood sugar disease, chances of brain attack tripled, researchers say

2/24/2012
Prediabetes Not to Blame for Nerve Damage: Study

Doctors should seek other causes of condition known as polyneuropathy

2/21/2012
Kidney Damage Greatly Raises Diabetics' Risk for Death

Control of blood sugar, catching early signs of damage may help prevent advanced kidney disease

2/17/2012
Specific Dietary Goals May Help Diabetics Eat Better

Given target of eating 8 servings of fruits, nuts and other low glycemic index foods daily, most achieved it

2/8/2012
Short Breaks During Exercise OK for Diabetes Control: Study

But with or without pauses, more benefit achieved in low-oxygen setting, study finds

2/3/2012
Diabetes Takes Toll on Women's Hearing: Study

Especially in women over 60, hearing is much worse for those with poorly controlled disease

2/1/2012
Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Disappoints in Trial

Vaccine-based approach didn't affect insulin needs or other markers

1/25/2012
Lifestyle Counseling Helps Diabetes Patients Control Blood Sugar

More than 30,000 got advice on diet, exercise in primary care settings

1/25/2012
Many Docs Use Costly MRIs to Diagnose Nerve Condition: Study

Cheaper tests to spot diabetes-linked nerve damage are effective, researchers say

1/24/2012
Rate of Leg, Foot Amputations Among Diabetics Drops: CDC

Researchers point to better management of disease in explaining the trend

1/20/2012
Treating Diabetes, Depression Together May Make Sense

Study found both conditions improved when addressed simultaneously

1/10/2012
Diabetes Takes a Toll on Lifetime Earnings: Study

Teens with disease more likely to drop out of high school, make less money, researchers found

12/30/2011
A Life-Saving Lesson That Took Decades to Learn

Maryland woman has her type 2 diabetes under control at 38, and her future is brighter

12/23/2011
Holiday Travel Tips for People With Diabetes

Expert advice on managing airport hassles, time-zone changes and insulin needs

12/20/2011
Driving Isn't An Issue for Most People With Diabetes

American Diabetes Association warns against blanket driving restrictions, recommends individual assessments

11/20/2011
Hispanics With Diabetes Urged to Get Yearly Foot Care

Regular exams can prevent foot ulcers, nerve damage and amputations, podiatrists say

11/17/2011
Fewer Diabetic Vision Problems Reported: CDC

Researchers say better control of the blood sugar disease could explain the trend

11/7/2011
Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Hyperglycemia

High blood sugar may be dangerous

10/22/2011
Healthy Halloween Advice for Children With Diabetes

Expert suggests ways for kids to keep blood sugar under control, without feeling deprived

9/28/2011
Super-Tight Blood Sugar Control May Not Ease Mental Decline in Diabetics

But, standard therapy might help slow cognitive troubles, experts say

7/29/2011
Blood Pressure Drop During Dialysis May Raise Clot Risk

Low BP occurs in about 25% of these treatment sessions in kidney-failure patients, researchers say

7/18/2011
Controversial Cholesterol Drug Might Lower Blood Sugar Levels in Diabetics

But, torcetrapib, which raises 'good' cholesterol, showed heart risks in earlier trial that was halted

7/15/2011
Health Tip: Controlling Your Diabetes

How tight control of blood glucose can benefit your health

7/11/2011
For People With Diabetes, Pets May Pose Unusual Hazards

In one case, dog chewed on sleeping owner's toe, leading to amputation

6/27/2011
Diabetic Girls May Have Heart Risk Factors

Study authors not clear on why, but urge doctors to watch teens closely

6/27/2011
After Diabetes Diagnosis, Concentrate on Dietary Changes, Study Says

Exercise made little difference in first year of treatment, researchers found

6/26/2011
Class of Drugs Linked to Higher Heart Risk in Older Diabetics

Researchers saw a lower risk with metformin, but experts say study's not the final word

6/17/2011
Singer Crystal Bowersox Comes to Terms With Diabetes

Good medical management got the Idol runner-up back on top

6/16/2011
Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Less Obese Patients: Study

They experienced greater weight loss, remission of type 2 diabetes

5/24/2011
Simply Eating Less Fat May Cut Diabetes Risk

Study identifies dietary change, not weight loss, as the key factor

5/13/2011
Fat Cats, Dogs Developing Diabetes, Report Finds

Illness jumped 32 percent in dogs in just five years

5/6/2011
Poor Sleep Might Worsen Diabetes

Researchers recommend losing weight, paying more attention to value of sleep

5/3/2011
Structured Exercise Programs Help Lower Blood Sugar, Study Finds

People with type 2 diabetes benefited most from supervised activity, analysis finds

4/30/2011
Diabetes in Kids Comes With Hefty Price Tag

Study finds medical costs are six times higher than for other young Americans

4/27/2011
New Clues to How Gastric Bypass Surgery Combats Diabetes

Levels of amino acids linked to insulin resistance drop right after procedure

4/24/2011
Treat Depression to Boost Diabetes Self-Care: Study

Telephone counseling led to lower blood pressure, more exercise, researchers say