Misc. Diabetes News

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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

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