Diabetes Management News

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3/14/2011
Metformin Still Best First-Line Type 2 Diabetes Drug

It has the fewest side effects, costs less, concludes analysis

3/11/2011
Diabetics Do Better With Empathetic Doctors

Blood sugar and cholesterol scores more likely to be good when physicians had high empathy scores, study finds

3/10/2011
New Drug May Trim Insulin Injections to Just 3 a Week

Phase 2 trial results offer diabetics hope for a simpler daily regimen

3/4/2011
Diabetes Often Not Diagnosed or Treated Properly

Millions risk early death as a result, warn researchers

3/2/2011
Tight Blood Sugar Control May Put Some Diabetics at Risk

Death risk higher in those with type 2 and heart disease striving for 'normal' glucose levels: study

3/2/2011
Diabetes Ups Death Risk Overall, Study Shows

Cancer, infectious diseases, even suicide, more common among diabetics

2/24/2011
Many Dialysis Patients at Risk for High Radiation Exposure

Long-term use of scans for diagnosis, treatment raises cancer concerns, researchers say

2/18/2011
Peer Support Beats Usual Care for Depression, Analysis Finds

But it may not be helpful for people with severe depression, one expert suggests

1/14/2011
The More You Walk, the Lower Your Diabetes Risk: Study

10,000 steps daily 5 days a week three times more protective than just 3,000 steps a day

1/5/2011
Diabetes Soaring Among American Adults: Report

The number of people treated for the illness rose more than two-fold between 1996 and 2007

1/3/2011
In Women, Diabetes Plus Depression a Deadly Combo

Depression may hinder disease management, researchers say

12/29/2010
Team-Based Treatment Helps Those With Cluster of Chronic Illnesses

Study found health, quality of life improved when care was coordinated across the board

12/7/2010
New Test Links Blood Protein to Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk

High levels were also associated with risk of death from all causes

11/26/2010
Type 1 Diabetes Death Rate is Falling, But Not Fast Enough

Average rate is still 7 times higher in people with the disease vs those without it, study finds

11/23/2010
Exercise Combo Best for Type 2 Diabetes

Alternating aerobic exercise and resistance training significantly lowered blood sugar, study finds

11/22/2010
Diabetes, Depression Can Be Two-Way Street

But experts note factors such as obesity, inactivity might also be at play

11/17/2010
Cell Phone 'Telemonitoring' May Help Control Blood Pressure

In study, more than a third of diabetics using the system improved their results

11/12/2010
Diabetes Research Made Significant Strides in Past Year

Advances in treating type 1 diabetes best news as World Diabetes Day approaches

11/11/2010
Are You at Risk of Developing Diabetes?

Know the risk factors and warning signs, experts advise

10/28/2010
Drop Seen in Rate of End-Stage Kidney Disease in Diabetics

However, as diabetes has surged actual number of cases rose, review of U.S. data found

10/22/2010
One-Third of U.S. Adults Could Have Diabetes by 2050: CDC

'Alarming numbers' point to importance of healthier lifestyles in reversing the trend, experts say

10/21/2010
Peer Support May Bring Better Control of Diabetes

Drop in blood sugar levels equivalent of using oral diabetes drug, study finds

10/18/2010
Even Well-Controlled Diabetes May Present Post-Surgery Risk

Study also finds high blood sugar levels in non-diabetics ups death risk

10/8/2010
Language Barrier Hurts Diabetics, Study Finds

Spanish-speaking patients fare better with doctors they understand, researchers say

9/28/2010
How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lose Weight, Keep It Off: Study

Intensive lifestyle change program yielded better results than support group

9/21/2010
High Blood Sugar Levels Increase Infection Risk From General Surgery

Reducing high blood glucose might bring down odds of surgical site infection, researchers say

9/9/2010
Study Finds Bariatric Surgery Lowers Gestational Diabetes Risk

But weight loss procedure has its own set of risks, experts note

9/3/2010
Mouse Study May Help Explain Fish Oil's Benefits

Giving rodents omega-3 fatty acids helped counteract inflammation that can lead to diabetes

8/24/2010
Health Tip: Diabetics Should Eat on Schedule

Suggestions for planning ahead

7/29/2010
New Data Supports Link Between Diabetes Drugs, Fractures

Avandia, Actos increase chances of broken bones in older men and women, study shows

7/28/2010
Implantable Sensor Measures Blood Sugar Levels

Wireless device transmitted accurate readings in pigs for more than a year, study shows

7/15/2010
Dementia May Differ in Those With and Without Diabetes

Vascular disease most likely cause of brain impairment in diabetics, research shows

7/6/2010
Changes in Fat Cells May Pave Way for Type 2 Diabetes

May result in the 'hyperinflammation' seen in the disease, researchers say

6/29/2010
Community-Based Diabetes Prevention Program Promising: Study

Model works as well as individual counseling, researchers say

6/29/2010
Insulin Pump With Blood Sugar Sensor May Improve on Injections

Study finds it leads to better diabetes management for type 1 patients

6/29/2010
Tight Blood Sugar Control in Older Diabetics May Not Reduce Heart Risk

But intensive control does improve other conditions, including eye and kidney health, study finds

6/29/2010
Latest Study on Diabetes Drug Avandia Finds No Heart Risks

Report in direct contrast to other new research that found the opposite

6/28/2010
Artificial Pancreas Continues to Show Promise

New research finds it improves blood sugar control overnight in type 1 diabetics

6/26/2010
No Omega-3 Heart Benefit Seen in Women With Type 1 Diabetes

But men with condition who consumed the most had lower incidence of heart disease, study found

6/25/2010
U.S. Report Finds Too Few Clinics Target Diabetes, Obesity

Local centers need to face growing threat, federal researchers say

6/22/2010
Blacks Seem More Vulnerable to Deadly Blood Infection

Study suggests higher rates of diabetes, kidney disease might explain why sepsis hits them harder

6/21/2010
Many Diabetics Unaware of Hot Weather Hazards

Although disease raises risk of heat illness, they don't heed the dangers, survey finds

6/9/2010
Old Drugs May Have New Use Against Hepatitis C

Drugs used for obesity, diabetes might fight dangerous liver infection, study shows

6/4/2010
Glucose 'Tattoo' Could Track Blood Sugar Levels for Diabetics

Device includes 'carbon nanotubes' injected under skin, say researchers

6/3/2010
Drug Combo Staves Off Type 2 Diabetes

Low doses of metformin, Avandia cut risk by two-thirds in study

5/28/2010
Caring for Diabetic Pets Helps Humans Get Healthier

Owners learn more about the disease and how to prevent it, study finds

5/13/2010
Health Tip: Why Do Some Diabetics Have Nerve Damage?

Common reasons for diabetic neuropathy

5/7/2010
Diabetes Test Results May Be Deceptive in Black Children

Study finds racial disparities in hemoglobin A1c screenings

5/6/2010
Pig Pancreas Cells Help Type 1 Diabetics

Early trial finds technique is safe, improves blood sugar control

4/23/2010
Injection Helps Treat Hard-to-Control Type 2 Diabetes

Adding daily shot improves blood glucose levels when standard regimen fails, study finds