Misc. Diabetes News

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11/28/2013
Health Tip: Keep Diabetes in Check

Suggestions for holiday eating

11/20/2013
Higher Spending on Poor Leg Circulation May Not Pay Off

Amputation rate for peripheral artery disease was similar despite wide variance in treatment costs between regions

11/18/2013
Could Elite Athletes Have Lower Risk for Diabetes?

Small study of Finnish men found protective effect, especially with endurance sports

11/18/2013
New Study Paints Grim Health Picture for Obese Teens

Doctors should inform families about short- and long-term consequences, researcher says

11/18/2013
Health Tip: Exercise Advice for Those With Diabetes

For starters, figure out the best time of day

11/14/2013
Testing for Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes Should Be Routine, Experts Say

New guidelines from the Endocrine Society aim to detect cases early, get treatment started

11/12/2013
Soaring Prices, Not Demand, Behind Massive Hike in U.S. Health Spending

Major survey of U.S. health care trends yields surprises

11/12/2013
Could Low 'Brown Fat' Levels Be Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk?

Small study compared effects of this type of body fat in men

11/12/2013
Meat Products Could Raise Diabetes Risk: Study

But more research is needed to confirm the findings

11/11/2013
Urine Test May Spot Heart, Kidney Risk in Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

Screening could help identify those who would benefit from early treatment, researchers say

11/5/2013
Diabetes Greatly Raises Younger Women's Heart Risk: Study

For those under 60, diabetes quadruples the risk of heart disease, bringing it on par with men

10/30/2013
New Drug May Someday Battle Obesity and Diabetes

Mouse studies found it did double duty; human trials too short to see effect, researchers report

10/28/2013
Scientists Report Transplant Advance for Type 1 Diabetes

Used in single patient, special chamber may allow implantation of insulin-producing cells without rejection

10/24/2013
Early Periods May Signal Greater Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

Obesity alone doesn't explain the findings, researchers say

10/23/2013
Weight-Loss Surgery Seems to Beat Diet and Exercise

Study finds surgery more effective at least two years out

10/22/2013
Health Tip: Caring for Calluses

It's especially important for diabetics

10/18/2013
California Teens Drinking More Sugary Drinks: Report

Daily consumption of soda, sports and energy drinks contributes to obesity crisis, experts warn

10/16/2013
Diabetes May Outrank Weight Measurement When It Comes to Weight-Loss Surgery

Age and smoking status are also key factors when thinking about procedure, study shows

10/15/2013
Bypass May Beat Angioplasty for Diabetics With Heart Disease

Study found higher quality of life after bypass than with less-invasive angioplasty

10/10/2013
People With Type 1 Diabetes May Still Have Insulin-Producing Cells

Finding indicates these cells could possibly be replenished, researchers say

10/8/2013
Tom Hanks Has Type 2 Diabetes

He'd been dealing with elevated blood sugar levels for more than 20 years

10/8/2013
Health Tip: Understanding Gestational Diabetes

Listen to your doctors advice

10/4/2013
High Blood Sugar May Raise Risk for Surgical Wound Problems: Study

Important for diabetics to get glucose levels under control before procedures, authors say

9/27/2013
Diabetes Ups Risk for Death From Breast, Colon Cancer, Study Finds

Best defense: Maintain healthy diet, normal weight, one expert says

9/26/2013
Big Breakfast May Be Best for Diabetes Patients

Study found morning meal rich in protein, fat actually curbed hunger, helped control blood sugar levels

9/26/2013
Gel May Offer Simple Treatment for Newborns With Low Blood Sugar

However, U.S. experts say inexpensive medication is promising but needs more research

9/26/2013
Common Diabetes Drugs May Carry Risk, Study Suggests

Patients taking sulfonylureas had a higher death risk than those on metformin, researchers say

9/26/2013
Could Obesity Help Older People With Type 2 Diabetes?

Study found heavier seniors had lower death risk but higher disease risk, with reasons uncertain

9/25/2013
Parenthood May Reduce Diabetes-Related Death Risk, Study Suggests

Benefits more pronounced for women than men, researchers contend

9/23/2013
Psoriasis Drug May Help Treat Type 1 Diabetes: Report

Alefacept appeared to reduce need for insulin in study

9/21/2013
Child's Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family

Care demands can create more stress than severity of illness, researchers say

9/17/2013
New Understanding of Racial Disparities and Diabetes

Similar rates of disease-related deaths found in study

9/13/2013
4 Factors Predict Diabetes Remission After Surgery: Study

Scoring system could help determine if weight-loss procedure will help control disease in obese patients

9/10/2013
Two Studies Highlight Benefits of Electronic Health Records

New record-keeping method may help improve diabetes care, tracking of childhood growth disorders, studies say

9/3/2013
New Drug Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes

It appears to improve blood fat levels and may aid weight loss, researchers report

9/3/2013
New Diabetes Drug Seems Safe for Heart, Study Finds

Onglyza study reflects new cautious approach to oversight of diabetes medicines, experts say

8/30/2013
Health Tip: If Your Child Has Diabetes

How to prepare for a field trip

8/27/2013
Gene May Raise Diabetics' Chances of Heart Disease

People with type 2 diabetes plus a certain variant of DNA had 36 percent higher risk, study found

8/27/2013
Study May Explain Why Some Obese People Don't Get Diabetes

Relatively low level of inflammation may hold the key, researchers say

8/23/2013
Sleep Apnea Seen in Pregnant Women With Gestational Diabetes

Small study finds they face higher risk of the night-time breathing disorder

8/22/2013
Family History of Diabetes Makes 'Prediabetes' More Likely, Study Finds

However, the effect was strongest for people who were not obese

8/21/2013
Antipsychotic Drugs May Triple Kids' Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

This class of drugs is increasingly used to treat children with ADHD, depression

8/19/2013
Insulin Pumps Better Than Injections for Kids With Type 1 Diabetes: Study

Over a median of 3.5 years, the devices worked better at controlling blood sugar, researchers say

8/19/2013
Plastics Chemicals May Boost Kids' Risk for Obesity, Diabetes

Studies tied phthalates, BPA to insulin resistance, higher body fat

8/16/2013
Mediterranean Diet May Help Thwart Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds

Low-carb diets also were associated with reduced risk

8/15/2013
Certain Antibiotics Tied to Blood Sugar Swings in Diabetics

Drugs such as Cipro, Avelox were most implicated, but experts say other factors may be at play

8/14/2013
Depression in Diabetes Patients Linked to Dementia, Study Finds

Researchers say type 2 disease with depression associated with greater mental declines

8/14/2013
Link Between Obesity, Diabetes and Death Risk Is Complicated

In large U.S. study, body weight mattered more for non-diabetics

8/13/2013
Mediterranean Diet May Counter Genetic Risk of Stroke

People who consumed plenty of nuts or olive oil fared better in study

8/7/2013
High Blood Sugar Levels Tied to Small Increases in Dementia Risk

Elevated blood glucose may harm the brain, even in people without diabetes, researchers say