Misc. Diabetes News

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5/29/2013
Thyroid Disorders Tied to Complications in Pregnancy

Up to 4 percent of pregnancies involve mothers with thyroid conditions, study authors say

5/28/2013
'Nano' Medicine Might Someday Free Diabetics From Daily Needles

In mouse study, animals received enough insulin to function for days at a time

5/28/2013
Task Force: Screen for Gestational Diabetes After 24 Weeks of Pregnancy

Practice would provide a substantial benefit with few risks, experts say

5/24/2013
Could Statins Raise Diabetes Risk?

Some popular brands associated with high blood sugar levels in study, but odds of problems are low

5/22/2013
Fish Oil Pills Might Cut Diabetes Risk, Researchers Say

Higher blood levels of a beneficial hormone seen in those who took the omega-3 supplements

5/21/2013
Depression May Raise Low Blood Sugar Risk in Diabetics

Experts say biological changes or a lack of interest in self-care might be to blame

5/14/2013
Metformin Won't Aid Breast Cancer Survival in Diabetics

Study counters prior research suggesting the medicine might help cancer patients

5/2/2013
'What's Bad for the Heart Also Bad for the Brain'

Smoking, diabetes, other things that harm physical health linked to poorer mental function, study says

5/1/2013
Medicaid Expansion Enhances Financial and Mental Well-Being, Study Says

Yet no clear evidence the program improves diabetes, high-blood pressure, other ills, at least in early years of enrollment

4/30/2013
How Weight-Loss Surgery Improves Diabetes Control

Key hormones, amino acids altered during digestion, study finds

4/30/2013
Men Who Are Obese While Young Can Pay a Price Later

Danish study found overweight males in their 20s had worse health in middle age

4/27/2013
Too Much Drinking, Weight May Harm Liver

Study suggests women at higher risk for chronic liver disease

4/25/2013
12 Ounces of Sugary Soda a Day Raises Diabetes Risk: Study

European researchers found odds rose by up to 22 percent at this level of consumption

4/25/2013
Hormone Shows Potential as Diabetes Treatment in Mice

But it's too soon to think of trying it with humans, researchers say

4/24/2013
Diabetes Self-Care Improves Slowly, U.S. Report Finds

But nearly half of patients aren't meeting goals for blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol

4/24/2013
Living in 'Stroke Belt' as Teen May Raise Future Risk

Study looked at whether adults eventually had a stroke and compared areas where they had lived

4/24/2013
U.S. Heart Failure Costs Could Skyrocket: Report

Better awareness, prevention and treatment are crucial, experts say

4/16/2013
Some Slightly Obese May Gain From Weight-Loss Surgery, Guidelines Say

Medical groups lower threshold for body-fat levels in new recommendations

4/9/2013
Could Coffee Bean Extract Help Control Blood Sugar?

Small study suggests supplement might help, but diabetes expert is skeptical

4/8/2013
Mercury Exposure Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk

Researchers suggest selecting seafood known to have lower levels of the metal

4/2/2013
Study Suggests Link Between Hormone Melatonin and Type 2 Diabetes

Experts find an association, but aren't recommending supplementation

4/1/2013
Follow-Up Care After Chest Pain Called Crucial

High-risk patients who saw doctor within month of ER visit reduced risk for heart attack, death

3/29/2013
FDA Approves 1st in New Class of Type 2 Diabetes Drugs

Invokana works by blocking reabsorption of glucose in body

3/29/2013
Health Tip: Dieticians Can Help Diabetics

To balance activity and food

3/28/2013
CDC Launches New Graphic Antismoking Ads

Emotional ads put a face to devastating effects from both smoking and secondhand smoke

3/28/2013
Health Tip: Prevent Low Blood Sugar

Take meds as prescribed to ward off hypoglycemia

3/27/2013
Poor 'Health Literacy' Keeps Patients From Taking Meds

In study, adults with diabetes who didn't grasp health info often skipped needed drugs

3/25/2013
Certain Lifestyle Factors Linked to Arthritis in Study Patients

Screening for smoking, obesity and diabetes may help identify those at greater risk for rheumatoid arthritis

3/21/2013
Millions on Verge of Diabetes Don't Know It: CDC

Only 11 percent of the 79 million Americans with prediabetes aware they have the condition

3/19/2013
Sugary Drinks Tied to 25,000 U.S. Deaths a Year

Study estimated beverages' role in worldwide obesity and heart disease, diabetes, some cancers

3/15/2013
N.Y. Woman Balances Thyroid Disease and Diabetes

With two chronic conditions, she's learned 'not to sweat the small stuff'

3/15/2013
People With Type 1 Diabetes at Risk of Thyroid Disease

Link between 'sister diseases' is rooted in immune system problem, expert says

3/11/2013
Drug May Ease Angina in People With Type 2 Diabetes

Ranexa shows effectiveness, especially in patients with poor blood sugar control, study finds

3/11/2013
Certain Diabetes Medications May Lower Heart Failure Risk

Study found people taking newer drugs were 44 percent less likely to be hospitalized with the condition

3/7/2013
Tooth Loss Associated With Higher Risk for Heart Disease

Reason for link between teeth, gums and heart health is still unclear, researcher says

3/6/2013
Cost of Diabetes Care in U.S. Keeps Climbing

Report says it topped $245 billion in 2012; increase reflects growing number of people with the disease

3/5/2013
Over 50? Checklist May Predict If You'll Be Alive in 10 Years

Although not a crystal ball, researchers say it might help doctors and patients make better choices

3/5/2013
Mini-Organ Would Mimic Pancreas to Treat Type 1 Diabetes

Bioengineered implant could house transplanted insulin-producing cells, researchers say

2/28/2013
Too Much Sitting Could Court Diabetes, Study Finds

There was an effect on blood sugar, other factors even when exercise was factored in

2/27/2013
Countries With More Sugar in Food Supply Have More Diabetes

Global study strengthens tie between sweeteners and type 2 disease, experts say

2/27/2013
Diabetes Doesn't Seem to Raise Risks After Knee Replacement

Rates of infection, blood clots similar in those with and without the condition, study finds

2/25/2013
Newest Diabetes Drugs Linked to Higher Pancreatitis Risk

Patients on Januvia, Byetta twice as likely to develop condition, study says

2/21/2013
Too Much Sitting Linked to Chronic Health Problems

Risks for diabetes, cancer and heart disease all seem to rise with more time spent seated, study finds

2/21/2013
U.S. Kids Consuming Fewer Calories, Report Finds

Experts credit healthier fare at schools, information campaigns for the turnaround

2/20/2013
1 in 8 Americans Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes: Poll

Only 21 percent of those interviewed say they're well-versed on the disease, Harris Interactive/HealthDay survey finds

2/18/2013
2/15/2013
More Americans Successfully Managing Diabetes

But large U.S. government study shows there's a lot of room for improvement to prevent complications

2/13/2013
FDA Should Work to Cut Sugar Levels in Sodas, Experts Say

Petition by leading consumer advocate group and academics urges artificial sweeteners be used instead

2/12/2013
First-Born May Be at Greater Risk for Diabetes, Hypertension

Researchers think better flow of nutrients to the womb in subsequent pregnancies might explain why

2/11/2013
High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Predict Later Ills, Study Says

Even transient hypertension linked to heart and kidney disease, diabetes