Misc. Diabetes News

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5/18/2015
FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs

SGLT2 inhibitors linked to potentially fatal condition called ketoacidosis

5/12/2015
Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study

Altered activity could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others, researchers say

5/11/2015
Health Tip: Store Diabetes Supplies Safely

Avoid extreme temperatures

5/6/2015
Many Aging Boomers Face Chronic Illness, But Death Rate Is Falling: CDC

Report finds nearly half need a heart drug, almost a fifth are diabetic

5/6/2015
Health Tip: Living With Diabetes and Heart Disease

Suggestions for dealing with this double whammy

5/5/2015
Sleep Apnea Treatment May Help Lower Diabetes Risk for Some

Wearing CPAP device eight hours a night improved blood sugar levels in study

5/4/2015
Diabetes Study Suggests a Little Extra Weight Tied to Longer Survival

But doctors stress that there isn't enough research yet back up that conclusion

5/1/2015
Dropping One Sugary Soda a Day Could Cut Diabetes Risk: Study

Drinking water, unsweetened tea or coffee instead lowered chances of blood sugar disease by 25 percent

4/29/2015
Better Diabetes Blood Sugar Management Leads to Fewer Eye Surgeries

Intensive therapy cut risk of needing a procedure in half, researchers report

4/21/2015
Diabetes Drug May Not Guard Against Pancreatic Cancer

Survival not significantly different from patients who didn't take metformin, study finds

4/21/2015
Could High-Dose Insulin Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Kids?

Study found daily capsules of the natural hormone triggered protective immune response

4/21/2015
More Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Facing Dangerous Complication

Diabetic ketoacidosis can prove serious; researchers point to lack of insurance leading to late diagnosis

4/17/2015
Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies

Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

4/14/2015
To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise

New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

4/14/2015
Is Gestational Diabetes Linked to Autism?

High blood sugar might interfere with normal brain development, researcher says

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

4/6/2015
Health Tip: Diabetics Who Compete

Follow these safety suggestions

4/2/2015
More TV Time May Mean Higher Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

People with prediabetes were 3.4 percent more prone to get full-blown disease for every hour watched daily

4/1/2015
Night Owls Run Higher Risk of Health Problems, Study Finds

Even with the same amount of sleep as early risers, they were more prone to diabetes, muscle loss

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
Connection Between Diabetes, Advanced Breast Cancer Detected in Study

Findings suggest need to modify screening methods

3/25/2015
Eylea Approval Expanded to Include Diabetic Retinopathy

Among people with diabetic macular edema

3/25/2015
FDA OKs New Drug for Diabetes-Linked Eye Condition

Eylea injections appear to ease diabetic retinopathy, studies show

3/25/2015
Study Ties Frequent Antibiotic Use to Higher Odds for Type 2 Diabetes

Data on 1 million people suggests a higher risk of the illness linked to changes in gut microbes

3/23/2015
Adopting U.S. Culture Ups Diabetes Risk in Mexican-American Kids

Greater use of English and more non-Hispanic friends increased risk of disease, study finds

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
Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men

Researchers say a protein in muscle might be culprit behind type 2 diabetes gender gap

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

Study finds changes under Affordable Care Act also made treatment available

3/19/2015
2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes

Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

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

3/12/2015
U.S. Doctors, CDC Join Forces in New Diabetes Prevention Effort

Getting the millions of Americans at risk for type 2 tested is the first step, experts say

3/9/2015
Study Suggests Link Between Adult Diabetes, Exposure to Smoke in Womb

Review of daughters hints at increased risk in middle age

3/6/2015
Mom's Age at Childbirth Tied to Son's Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Boys born to women in their late 20s, early 30s appeared to have the lowest risk, study found

3/5/2015
Just a Half Hour of Lost Sleep Linked Weight Gain

And that sleep shortage may have implications for diabetes, study says

3/5/2015
Healthy Living in Middle Age Keeps Heart Failure at Bay Decades Later

Avoid obesity, hypertension, diabetes and you may live up to 13 more years without the illness, study finds

3/5/2015
Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Large Finnish study found a nearly 50 percent increase in people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs

3/2/2015
Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better

Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

2/27/2015
Poor Diet Linked to Gestational Diabetes: Study

Women with history of the disorder eat fewer beans and green vegetables

2/26/2015
Get Checked for Diabetes While Getting Your Teeth Cleaned?

Study found testing blood from mouth was as accurate as finger prick at diagnosing condition

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

Preliminary study found larger morning meals lowered blood sugar levels

2/23/2015
Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Association was found even when people weren't overweight, researchers said

2/19/2015
Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Experts say shortchanging nightly snooze affects hormone that controls blood sugar levels

2/18/2015
Study Compares Drugs for Diabetes-Linked Eye Disease

Eylea has slight advantage over Avastin, Lucentis for people with macular edema, but cost is an issue

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

2/16/2015
Smoking During Pregnancy May Raise Diabetes Risk for Daughters: Study

Being lean did not protect against blood sugar disease, researcher notes

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

2/9/2015
Lucentis Approved for Diabetic Retinopathy

Among diabetics with macular edema

2/6/2015
FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy

To be used in those with diabetic macular edema, injections fight leading cause of blindness

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