Diabetes Management News

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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

4/21/2010
Managing Type 1 Diabetes Can Stress Teens

Glucose levels tend to rise, study finds, as youths control their own care

4/9/2010
Health Tip: Ward Off Hypoglycemia

Suggestions that may help prevent low blood sugar

4/9/2010
If Your Doctor Prescribes an HbA1c Test

It can detect possible diabetes complications

3/31/2010
Gastric Pacemaker Offers Hope for Those With Stomach Disorders

It seems to relieve intractable nausea through electrical impulses, study says

3/30/2010
Novel Method Eyed for Normalizing Blood Sugar

Working with mice, diabetes researchers reactivate key cellular pathway

3/30/2010
Diabetes Screening Should Start Sooner

Study found checking for blood sugar disease earlier cut complications, costs

3/25/2010
Accepting Help Improves Survival Among Diabetics

Go-it-alone types have 33 percent higher risk of death, study finds

3/23/2010
New Inhaled Insulin Shows Promise for Diabetes

Afrezza works faster, appears to have fewer side effects than predecessor

3/15/2010
Arthritis Drug May Fight Diabetes, Too

Study finds that salsalate helps control blood sugar levels

3/8/2010
Processed Meat May Harm the Heart

Salt and preservatives may be the culprits, researchers suggest

3/2/2010
Having Prediabetes May Not Kick-Start Prevention Efforts

Most people still didn't lose weight or exercise, study finds

2/16/2010
Most Americans Think It's Others Who Are Unhealthy

Survey found most people thought they were fine, while their docs disagreed

2/5/2010
Artificial Pancreas Helps Type 1 Diabetics During Sleep

Study found device kept blood sugar of children, teens stable longer

1/27/2010
Tight Blood Sugar Control May Raise Risk of Death

Guidelines should be revised to include a low limit for glucose levels, researchers say

1/26/2010
Skipping Insulin May Not Be Uncommon

Doctors need to be more attuned to patients' issues to stop risky practice, expert says

1/15/2010
Diabetes Drug Looks Safe for Heart Failure Patients

Metformin might even improve advanced heart disease, researchers find

1/14/2010
Mail-Order May Help People Stick to Med Regimens

Streamlined approach leads more to take drugs as prescribed, study finds

1/7/2010
Diabetes Meds May Be Falling Through 'Doughnut Hole'

Medicare payment gap prompts some to forego medication, study finds

1/5/2010
Fat Hormone Controls Gene Linked to Diabetes

Gene known to dampen blood sugar disease, researchers say

1/4/2010
Markers Predict Kids' Risk of Diabetes as Adults

Review found higher blood pressure, body-mass index, blood fat and sugar levels spelled future trouble

12/30/2009
Nerve Stimulation Device Doesn't Ease Most Back Pain

Review finds little evidence of relief with technology called TENS

12/29/2009
New Guidelines Urge A1C Test for Diabetes Diagnosis

Simple blood test may catch type 2 diabetes, prediabetes sooner, with no fasting

12/25/2009
Health Tip: Breast-feeding With Diabetes

You'll burn more calories

12/15/2009
Tighter Blood Sugar Control Not Best for Some Diabetics

Other medical problems must be weighed first, study finds

12/8/2009
Too-Strict Blood Sugar Control May Lead to Car Crashes

Driver's license approvals for diabetics should be re-evaluated, expert says

11/25/2009
One Step Closer to New Diabetes Treatment

Researchers identify role mitochondrial function plays in insulin production

11/2/2009
Americans Get Failing Grade on Diabetes Awareness

Survey finds abundant myths about debilitating disease

10/26/2009
Does Diabetes Slow Alzheimer's?

French study suggesting delayed progression gets guarded response from U.S. experts

10/22/2009
Red-Grape Compound May Improve Diabetes

But so far resveratrol works only as an injection into the brain of mice, study finds

10/9/2009
Body Clock, Blood Sugar Control Seem Linked

Findings could lead to better diabetes treatments, researchers predict

9/30/2009
Study Urges Treatment for Even Mild Gestational Diabetes

Women, babies alike benefit when therapy goes to more than just severe cases, experts say

9/28/2009
Irregular Heartbeat Risk Higher in Women With Type 2 Diabetes

Reason behind gender difference isn't clear, researchers say

8/31/2009
Mediterranean Diet May Be Best for Type 2 Diabetes

Reduced need for meds, helped some lose weight compared to low-fat diet

8/19/2009
Avandia Raises Heart Failure Risk More Than Actos

Diabetes drug shouldn't be used when there's a safer alternative, study says

8/7/2009
Immunoglobulin Can Predict Some Diabetic Complications

Increased excretion of IgM foretells serious cardiovascular issues: study

8/5/2009
Gut Hormone Could be Key to Blood Sugar

Lab study may point to new direction for diabetes treatment

8/3/2009
Tight Management of Type 1 Diabetes Worth the Effort

Rates of serious complications drop with intensive therapy, study shows

7/28/2009
Older Diabetics Should Avoid Dementia Meds

Combo linked to higher risk for hyperglycemia hospitalization in study

7/1/2009
Drugs May Not Slow Kidney Damage in Diabetes

Study uncovers possible benefit, though, in stemming vision loss

6/11/2009
Nicotine May Help Spur 'Prediabetes'

Toxin ups cortisol levels, encourages insulin resistance, study finds