Misc. Diabetes News

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2/5/2015
Change in Gut Bacteria May Precede Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

Small study offers hope for a diagnostic test some day, researchers say

2/3/2015
Blood Test Aims to Detect Parkinson's in Early Stages

Researchers also hope it will help doctors track treatment

2/3/2015
1 in 5 Younger Diabetics Lacks Good Medical Care, Study Says

CDC team found 19 percent hadn't seen a doctor within last 6 months

1/29/2015
Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds

The danger zone: more than 2 drinks daily

1/29/2015
Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds

Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis

1/23/2015
Diabetes-Related Foot Condition Often Missed

Charcot foot can lead to deformity, disability if not treated in time, experts say

1/23/2015
Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems

Study finds higher risk of heart disease, stroke in people with the skin condition

1/22/2015
Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say

For those who are inactive, any activity may be better than none

1/19/2015
Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds

Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

1/15/2015
Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women

Study confirms the value of an overall healthy diet

1/12/2015
Are Seniors With Diabetes Overtreated?

Very tight blood sugar control can pose problems without benefits, study says

1/12/2015
Night Shift May Boost Black Women's Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

Odds are highest for younger women and those doing shift work for many years

1/8/2015
Study Reinforces Link Between Low Birth Weight, Diabetes Risk

Possible reasons include insulin resistance, problems with blood vessel lining and high blood pressure

1/7/2015
PTSD May Raise Women's Risk for Diabetes

Obesity, antidepressants could play a role in the connection, study suggests

1/7/2015
High Blood Sugar in Heart Failure Patients May Point to Risk of Early Death

Even normal but slightly elevated levels can signal trouble, study notes

1/6/2015
Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Lower Life Expectancy in Study

But, second study suggests that intensive blood sugar management can make a difference

1/6/2015
Weight-Loss Surgery May Extend Lives, Study Finds

Results applied to older men and women, even with other health problems

1/5/2015
Study Debunks Notion of 'Healthy Obesity'

Very heavy people slip into poor health over time, researchers find

12/30/2014
1 in 3 People With Type 1 Diabetes Still Produce Insulin, Study Says

More likely for patients diagnosed as adults

12/29/2014
Poverty Makes Diabetes Care Tougher, Study Reports

Too little money for food, housing and medicine affects disease management

12/26/2014
Diabetes May Affect Kids' Brain Growth, Study Reports

But there was no effect on thinking and memory skills, researchers say

12/23/2014
Nearly All Diabetics Should Be on Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: Experts

New guidelines from the American Diabetes Association recommend greater statin use

12/23/2014
Asians Need Type 2 Diabetes Screening at Lower Body Weight: Experts

ADA says this group tends to put on pounds around the waist, a particularly bad spot for diabetes risk

12/19/2014
Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

But experts question value of finding when so many other risk factors for disease can be changed

12/18/2014
Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb

Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds

12/17/2014
'Low-GI' Diet May Not Benefit Blood Sugar

Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say

12/10/2014
Progress Still Needed on 'Race Gap' in Older Americans' Health

Blacks have made some gains, especially in the West, but whites still fare better overall, study finds

12/9/2014
Free Clinics Run by Med Students on the Rise

More than half of all medical students are involved in such clinics, study says

12/8/2014
Technology Helps Manage Diabetes: FDA

Insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors assist with blood sugar management

12/8/2014
Painkiller Tramadol Linked to Low Blood Sugar

Study finds the drug may be riskier than expected

12/5/2014
Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study

Excess weight also shortens the time you live free of chronic diseases that lower quality of life, researchers say

12/3/2014
Could a 'Mediterranean' Diet Extend Your Life?

Study points to genetic signs that the antioxidant-rich regimen might boost longevity

12/2/2014
Better Diet, Exercise Can Prevent Diabetes in Both Sexes, Study Finds

Taking blood sugar-lowering medications can also help, researchers say

12/1/2014
Midlife Diabetes Linked to Memory Problems Later

Blood sugar disorder associated with 19 percent greater decline in thinking skills, study reports

12/1/2014
Health Tip: Easing the Stress of Diabetes

Make sure you get enough exercise

11/29/2014
Holiday Overindulgence Risky for People With Type 2 Diabetes

Carbohydrate-heavy meals can send blood sugar levels soaring, expert warns

11/28/2014
Holiday Eating Tips for People With Diabetes

Plan ahead and make exercise a part of your tradition, expert advises

11/25/2014
Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away

Study found modest effect against the disease, but experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach

11/20/2014
Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar

Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes

11/20/2014
Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows

Increases also seen for prediabetes, undiagnosed diabetes care

11/19/2014
Type 1 Diabetes Lowered Survival in Study

Better blood sugar management helped, but risk during 14-year period was still doubled

11/18/2014
Study Finds No Added Benefit From Routine Heart Scans for Diabetics

Proper management of disease is best way to reduce heart attack risk, researchers say

11/18/2014
Nearly 3 in 10 Americans With Diabetes Don't Know It: Study

Many had even seen a doctor in the past year, researchers report

11/16/2014
Most in U.S. Aren't Suitable Kidney Donors, Study Says

Health or financial reasons disqualify more than 75 percent, researchers report

11/13/2014
Undiagnosed Sleep Problems May Be Common Among Firefighters

These disorders linked to risk for car accidents and poor health, study suggests

11/6/2014
Weight-Loss Surgery Has Low Complication Rates, Study Finds

New research suggests gastric bypass as safe as appendix or gallbladder removal

10/28/2014
Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study

Researchers find this commonly used medication controls blood sugar for many

10/27/2014
Type 1 Diabetes Increasing Among White American Kids

Children 5 to 9 years old hardest hit, study finds

10/23/2014
Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds

10/22/2014
Health Tip: Breast-feeding With Diabetes

Potential benefits for both mom and baby