Misc. Diabetes News

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9/9/2014
Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers?

Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other tumors

9/2/2014
Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds

Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight

8/21/2014
Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes

Sticking with a fitness and nutrition plan can save more than $500 a year in health-care costs, study finds

8/21/2014
Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss

Diabetic macular edema seems to strike some types of patients more frequently

8/18/2014
8/14/2014
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC

Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

8/13/2014
40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects

Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent

8/11/2014
Women, Blacks Hit Harder by Heart Disease Risk Factors

High blood pressure, diabetes play the biggest roles, new research reports

8/6/2014
Coaching May Help Diabetics Battle Depression, Disease Better

Study found mental health sessions allowed patients to manage blood sugar levels more effectively

8/5/2014
The 'Bear' Facts on Obesity and Diabetes

Hibernating grizzlies offer new clues to common human ailments, scientists say

8/1/2014
Jardiance Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

Blocks re-absorption of blood sugar by kidneys

8/1/2014
FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

Jardiance works by boosting excretion of sugar from the kidneys, agency says

7/31/2014
Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes

Overall, 1 in 10 consultations in the U.S. now involves a person with the illness, CDC says

7/28/2014
Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes

Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it

7/28/2014
Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills

Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

7/25/2014
Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes

7/22/2014
High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics

Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds

7/21/2014
Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids

That, in turn, may help reduce health ills, such as diabetes and heart disease, researcher says

7/21/2014
No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

7/11/2014
Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics

But device is still a long way from use by people

7/9/2014
Older Adults Can Safely Donate a Kidney, Study Finds

No greater risk for heart disease, diabetes or death among donors, researchers say

7/8/2014
Severe Obesity Cuts Up to 14 Years Off Life: Study

As weight climbs, so do related deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer, researchers say

7/3/2014
Aerobic/Strength Training Combo May Be Best Workout for Diabetics

In study, people with type 2 disease had better blood sugar control when both modes used

7/3/2014
Insulin Pumps May Outperform Daily Injections for Type 2 Diabetes: Study

6-month blood sugar control was better with the devices compared to needles, researchers say

7/2/2014
Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Diabetes

Early detection can help prevent serious complications

6/30/2014
Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study

Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

6/30/2014
6/30/2014
Gut Cells May Be Coaxed to Make Insulin for People With Type 1 Diabetes

Early study in mouse and human cells shows promise, but more research is needed

6/30/2014
FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication

Afrezza is taken at mealtimes, along with long-acting insulin or standard diabetes pills

6/23/2014
People With Heart Disease, Diabetes May Be More Likely to Stay on Statins

Study also finds former smokers, overweight better at taking cholesterol-lowering drugs as prescribed

6/23/2014
Cooler Indoor Temps May Help 'Good Fat' Grow

In small study, levels of healthy brown fat in men rose as thermostats were turned down

6/23/2014
Gut Microbes Differ in Obese or Diabetic People, Study Finds

There's been research to suggest that changes in 'good' intestinal bacteria could affect health

6/23/2014
Health Tip: Helping Somone With Diabetes

Find out if the person is overwhelmed

6/20/2014
Shortage of Doctors Who Treat Diabetes Looming

There are already too few specialists treating hormone disorders, expert says

6/19/2014
Rising Stroke Rate for Blacks in South Carolina, Study Finds

Increase in stroke risk factors such as diabetes and high blood pressure may be to blame, researchers say

6/19/2014
1 in 10 Moms-to-Be Develop Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes: CDC

Obesity a major risk factor for condition that causes problems for both mother and baby, experts say

6/19/2014
U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain

Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

6/17/2014
'Walkable' Neighborhoods May Help Cut Diabetes Rates

Residents of areas that encourage walking also have lower obesity rates, Canadian research shows

6/16/2014
Experts Revise Optimum Blood Sugar Level for Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

Targeted levels are made lower, but young patients need individualized care, ADA guideline says

6/16/2014
Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say

New studies look at the emotional fallout from type 1 and type 2 disease

6/16/2014
'Bionic Pancreas' Improves Blood Sugar Control for People With Type 1 Diabetes

Device removes guesswork from insulin therapy, reduces low blood sugar episodes, study finds

6/16/2014
Scientists Reverse Type 1 Diabetes in Mice

Finding might lead one day to new ways to treat humans with blood sugar disease, researchers say

6/13/2014
Gut Bacteria in Young Diabetic Kids Show Differences

Findings suggest diet might someday play preventive role, researchers say

6/12/2014
Blacks May Respond Better Than Whites to Diabetes Drug Metformin

In study, medicine seemed to do more to help black patients manage their blood sugar

6/10/2014
Gene May Boost Chances of Type 2 Diabetes for Latinos

Study finds a fivefold increase in risk, but doesn't prove cause-and-effect

6/10/2014
Weight-Loss Surgery May Ease Type 2 Diabetes Long-Term

New 15-year study says these procedures outperform regular care for obese patients

6/10/2014
Insulin Use, Out-of-Pocket Costs Way Up for Type 2 Diabetes

Study questions value of insulin analogs, but U.S. diabetes expert says they're cost-effective

6/10/2014
U.S. Diabetes Cases Jump to 29 Million: CDC

Nearly 1 in 10 people now face higher risks for various ills linked to the blood sugar disease, report finds

6/6/2014
Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Diabetes, Research Suggests

Up to 30 percent higher chance of developing blood sugar disease seen in study, but findings aren't conclusive

6/4/2014
For Obese Diabetics, Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Best

Those who had gastric bypass dropped the most weight, some saw their type 2 diabetes disappear, studies found