Misc. Diabetes News

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8/14/2015
Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Language Problems in Women

But study only found association between insulin resistance and test that hints at brain health

8/10/2015
Health Tip: Diabetes Can Take a Toll on Teeth and Mouth

Here's how it can affect pearly whites

8/8/2015
Parents of Kids With Diabetes Need to Plan for School Days

Only 30 states have laws ensuring children access to proper care

8/7/2015
Skipping Breakfast a Bad Idea for People with Type 2 Diabetes

Missing morning meal could raise blood sugar levels the rest of the day, study says

8/6/2015
Active As Teen, Free of Diabetes In Later Life?

Findings showed insulin resistance peaks in early adolescence, so exercise crucial during this period

8/5/2015
People With Type 2 Diabetes Do Benefit From Blood Sugar Checks

Study suggests monitoring at least twice a day helps people manage better

7/31/2015
Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say

Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

7/30/2015
Just 1 in 3 Seniors With Diabetes Has Disease Under Control

Blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels key to managing disease, experts say

7/28/2015
Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors

Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

7/27/2015
High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk

Insulin resistance can inhibit signaling between brain cells and affect memory, study suggests

7/22/2015
Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later

Risk was even greater if the person also had an unhealthy adult lifestyle, study found

7/22/2015
High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity

Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

7/21/2015
Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson's

Study can't prove cause and effect, but saw dip in odds for people taking drugs such as Actos and Avandia

7/21/2015
Study Refutes Notion That Diabetes Drug Actos Raises Bladder Cancer Risk

Outcome data for more than 200,000 U.S. diabetes patients fails to show a link

7/21/2015
Psoriasis Drug May Help Preserve Pancreas Cells in Type 1 Diabetes

Used early after diagnosis, drug appears to have long-lasting effects, study reports

7/20/2015
Impotence Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Middle-aged men with erectile dysfunction may be at even greater risk, study suggests

7/20/2015
Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia

Study found people with blood sugar disorder were about 80 percent more likely to have memory troubles

7/16/2015
Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC

Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say

7/14/2015
New Drug May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease Patients

Patiromer appears to keep potassium levels in check, researchers say

7/13/2015
Health Tip: Controlling Diabetes During Hot Weather

Drink lots of water, and check blood sugar often

7/9/2015
Uncontrolled Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk

Older patients with more disease complications have greater mental decline, Taiwan study says

7/9/2015
Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products

Researchers say they see link to risk of high blood pressure and diabetes in children

7/8/2015
Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Thinking Skills: Study

Test performance declined noticeably in just two years

7/8/2015
Cost a Barrier to Healthier Diets for Diabetic Kids, Study Shows

Why many parents of children with type 1 diabetes struggle to provide better food choices

7/7/2015
Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span

Study finds combination of diabetes, heart disease and stroke can cut up to 15 years of life expectancy

7/1/2015
Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug

Two-thirds who took Saxenda lost 5 percent of body weight, study shows

6/29/2015
Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

6/23/2015
Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar

Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

6/18/2015
Exercise May Have Benefits Beyond Fitness in Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds aerobics or strength training can improve blood sugar levels, lower body fat and waist size

6/12/2015
Tight Food Budget Can Wreak Havoc on Diabetes Management

Study finds worse blood sugar control in those who worry about having enough to eat

6/9/2015
Certain Diabetes Drugs May Aid Weight Loss by Curbing Cravings

Medications called GLP-1 receptor agonists appear to change brain's response to food, researchers say

6/9/2015
New Trial Tests Whether TB Shot Fights Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers will look at effects in people with longstanding disease

6/9/2015
6/8/2015
Exercise Can Cut Risk of Pregnancy-Related Diabetes: Study

Women who were more physically active while expecting also were about 2 pounds lighter

6/3/2015
Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps the Heart in Type 2 Diabetes

But study showed it's not enough to prevent related deaths

6/1/2015
Could Type 2 Diabetes Shield Against ALS?

Study suggests a potential link, but researchers can't explain it

5/28/2015
Diabetes Drug Metformin May Lower Glaucoma Risk

Study found people with highest dose were 25 percent less likely to develop eye condition

5/28/2015
Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study

Rates may even be higher, and experts warn that too little daily activity can cause serious harm

5/27/2015
More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say

5/22/2015
Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss

Restricted access to eye and health care likely to blame, study authors suggest

5/20/2015
Baby's Gender May Influence Mom's Diabetes Risk

Carrying sons linked to gestational diabetes, girls to later type 2 risk, researchers say

5/20/2015
Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?

Study finds link between childhood victimization and adult health problems

5/19/2015
One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors

Metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure and obesity, increases with age, researchers say

5/18/2015
Shift Work Linked to Health Problems

Excess weight, sleep issues more common among those with changing schedules, study finds

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