Misc. Diabetes News

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6/3/2014
Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says

It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

6/3/2014
1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes

Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says

5/30/2014
Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics

One-third who took Victoza lost 10 percent of body weight, researchers say

5/29/2014
Diabetics Fare Worse After Heart Surgery, Study Finds

Poorer results, higher costs seen in heart bypass patients with blood sugar disease

5/28/2014
Obesity Crisis Has Scaled Even the Himalayas

Rates in remote mountain villages are five times higher than two decades ago

5/23/2014
Diabetes May Be Bigger Threat to the Female Heart: Study

Women with diabetes face 40 to 50 percent greater risk of heart disease than men with diabetes, researchers say

5/14/2014
Adults With Autism at Risk for Many Health Problems: Study

Research shows rates of mental, physical problems higher in these patients than among other adults

5/13/2014
Intensive Insulin Therapy Might Aid Diabetics After Heart Attack

Study suggests tight blood sugar control ups survival, but recent medical advances may also play role

5/9/2014
Diabetics Fare Well After Kidney Transplants, Study Finds

Five-year survival rates now similar to transplants in people without diabetes

5/5/2014
Kids' Diabetes Rates Up Dramatically in 8 Years, Study Finds

Increase in type 1 diabetes especially baffling to experts

5/1/2014
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes

Some you can control, others you can't

4/25/2014
Could More Coffee Lower Your Odds for Diabetes?

Yes, says study, but experts note there are better ways to reduce the risk

4/17/2014
Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat

Information from MRI scans might help in obesity, diabetes research

4/16/2014
Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults

But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report

4/15/2014
Tanzeum Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

Along with diet and exercise

4/15/2014
FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

Tanzeum is injected once a week and appears to help control blood sugar levels, agency says

4/14/2014
Clues to Type 2 Diabetes Discovered on Mount Everest

Study found low oxygen levels in healthy people at high altitudes led to increase in signs of insulin resistance

4/10/2014
A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health

Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

4/4/2014
Diabetes Tied to Higher Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Study

But it's not always clear which disease comes first, researchers say

3/27/2014
Depressed Diabetics May Face Higher Risk of Kidney Disease

Study suggests connection is more about physical changes than patients' self-care

3/25/2014
Blindness Rates Dropping Worldwide, Study Finds

But more could be done to improve vision loss, researchers say

3/20/2014
Childhood Abuse May Lead to Health Ills in Adulthood

Might trigger hormone problems linked to obesity, diabetes, study suggests

3/19/2014
Diabetes in Middle Age May Cause Memory Problems Later

Study also found that high blood pressure has similar impact

3/14/2014
Diabetes Linked With Lower Cancer Survival: Study

Diabetic people may have issues that complicate and hamper cancer care, researchers say

3/12/2014
Pregnancy-Related Diabetes Tied to Future Heart Risk

20-year study compared thickness of neck arteries

3/7/2014
Are All Home-Based Blood Sugar Tests Equal?

FDA takes steps to eliminate potential risks for people with diabetes

3/7/2014
Some Helpful Hints When Monitoring Blood Sugar

For starters, wash your hands before you test, experts say

3/6/2014
Overweight Moms May Have Dangerously Big Babies

Excessive weight gain leads to serious problems for mothers and infants, study suggests

3/6/2014
Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study

Researchers report it was independently associated with higher risk of heart disease, diabetes

3/5/2014
Obesity Rates Triple in Canada

More than one in five will be obese by 2019, study says

2/27/2014
FDA's New Food Labels Would Focus on Calories, Sugar Content

Another goal: give consumers a better understanding of realistic serving sizes

2/26/2014
Study Sees No Evidence Linking Diabetes Drugs With Pancreatic Cancer

But FDA assessment calls for further look at injectable type-2 treatments

2/25/2014
Heavy Kids Exposed to Everyday Chemicals May Face More Heart Risks

Endocrine system might be disrupted by these water, stain repellants, study says

2/25/2014
Myalept Approved for Rare Fat Tissue Disorder

Drug is meant for people with deficiency of the hormone leptin

2/25/2014
Health Tip: Moisturize Your Diabetic Feet

Helps prevent cracking and drying

2/25/2014
Diabetes Boosts Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men: Study

Research finds big gender gap, which one doctor believes is tied to better treatment for men

2/20/2014
Outpatient Care for Kidney Disease May Lead to Complications

Small study found side effects such as low blood sugar, high potassium, severe dizziness

2/14/2014
Food Price Hikes May Affect Those With Type 2 Diabetes

USDA study finds glucose levels increase as produce, low-fat dairy become more costly

2/14/2014
For a Sugar-Free Valentine's Day...

Here are some alternative gifts for a loved one with diabetes

2/12/2014
Obesity's Link to Type 2 Diabetes Not So Clear-Cut: Study

Most participants developed condition after being overweight for years, not after large recent gain

2/11/2014
Preemie Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Kids

These babies could be at increased risk of diabetes later in life, study suggests

2/11/2014
FDA to Investigate Diabetes Drug Saxagliptin for Possible Heart Failure Risk

Marketed as Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR, drug appears to have no effect on heart attack or stroke risk

2/10/2014
Scientists Spot 7 New Regions of DNA Tied to Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers suggest their findings could lead to the development of new treatments for the disease

2/10/2014
Is Technology Creating a World of Sickly Couch Potatoes?

Study found people in emerging nations with TVs, computers and cars more likely to be obese, have diabetes

2/7/2014
Experimental 'Implanted Insulin' Device Seeks to Control Blood Sugar Levels

The hope: to eliminate daily injections for those with diabetes, but much testing remains to be done

2/7/2014
Many New Mothers Skip Important 6-Week Checkup, Study Finds

At these appointments, obstetrician reviews pregnancy, makes transition to primary care

2/6/2014
Scientists Generate Insulin-Producing Cells in Diabetic Mice

If early results translate to humans, need for daily injections might be eliminated in future, researchers say

2/6/2014
Could Low-Fat Yogurt Help Ward Off Diabetes?

British study also found reduced risk with other fermented dairy products

2/5/2014
Shivering, Like Exercise, May Help Boost Weight Loss

When you shiver, your body converts white fat to healthier brown fat, study finds

2/5/2014