Misc. Diabetes News

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2/5/2013
Diabetes Drug May Offer 'Modest' Weight Loss for Very Obese Teens: Study

Byetta users showed small improvement, but drug is pricey and has side effects

1/30/2013
Hops, Key to Flavor in Beer, May Prove Useful in New Drugs

Substances obtained from the bitter compound might help treat diabetes, some cancers, researchers say

1/28/2013
Three New Drugs Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

All contain new active ingredient aimed at improving glucose control

1/28/2013
FDA Approves 3 New Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes

Nesina, Kazano and Oseni each contain a new active ingredient aimed at boosting insulin production

1/24/2013
Preventing Kidney Disease May Cut Diabetes Deaths, Study Says

10-year mortality for those with both conditions was 31 percent

1/16/2013
Health Tip: Get Regular Care to Manage Diabetes

Factors to check at each doctor's visit

1/11/2013
Cardiac Deaths May Lead to Shortage of Donor Livers

Age, weight and diabetes status also affect quality of organs donated for transplantation, study says

1/10/2013
Fewer U.S. Patients Getting Weight Counseling From Doctors

Study finds primary care visits now less likely to include such advice, despite rise in obesity rates

1/4/2013
For Texas Man, Bariatric Surgery Led to Diabetes-Free Life

Paul Garcia lost 200 pounds, quit diabetes meds and feels like 'totally new person'

1/4/2013
Weight-Loss Surgery Is New Diabetes Foe

Many patients gain better blood sugar control, less need for meds after gastric bypass

1/4/2013
12/25/2012
Holidays Spell Trouble for Folks Unaware They're Diabetic

High-salt, high-fat foods may put these people at risk for heart attack, stroke

12/19/2012
Heart Health Worst in the South, Best in Northeast

In large U.S. survey, Oklahoma ranked lowest while Washington, D.C., ranked highest

12/17/2012
Hair Concerns May Discourage Exercise for Some Black Women

Survey found issues ranged from desire to maintain hairdos to scalp and breakage problems

12/13/2012
Study Examines Link Between Breast Cancer and Diabetes

Chemo seems to play a role in early diagnosis of diabetes in postmenopausal patients

12/12/2012
U.S. Lifestyles Thwarting Heart Health Progress: Report

While there's been improvement, Americans still need to get off the couch and eat right

12/11/2012
Junk Food Taxes Pay Off, Study Finds

Food-pricing strategies can reduce dietary inequalities, researcher says

12/11/2012
As Vision Problems in U.S. Rise, Diabetes May Explain Why

Study finds many new cases of eye trouble occur in people under 40

12/11/2012
Primary Care Doctors Meet Needs of Diabetics, Study Says

These physicians routinely discuss lifestyle changes, adjust drug dosages

12/10/2012
12/7/2012
Can Teens' Lack of Sleep Lead to Diabetes?

Less slumber was associated with higher insulin resistance, study says

12/6/2012
Mouse Study Offers Clues to Obesity-Diabetes Link

Researchers hope to cut the connection between fatty diet and insulin resistance, but it's complicated

12/6/2012
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes

Including carrying extra weight

11/29/2012
Cholesterol Drug Boosts Wound Healing in Diabetic Mice: Study

But more research is needed before topical Zocor is approved for human cuts

11/28/2012
New Treatment Aids Weight Loss, Improves Diabetes in Monkeys

But how it might work in humans remains to be seen

11/28/2012
Supplements of Red Wine Antioxidant Don't Help Obese Men

Study should put claims of health benefits to rest, experts say

11/28/2012
Health Tip: Taking Medication to Manage Diabetes

Questions you should ask your doctor

11/27/2012
Diabetes Rates Higher in Countries Using Lots of High Fructose Corn Syrup: Study

But critics say this research doesn't prove the sweetener is any worse than other sugars

11/19/2012
Unemployed at Higher Risk for Heart Attack?

Multiple job losses are as harmful as smoking and chronic disease, study finds

11/16/2012
Hearing Loss Tied to Diabetes in Study

But it's unclear whether the disease or the drugs that treat it are the cause

11/15/2012
Diabetes Prevention: Start Small, Experts Say

Here are some simple ways to keep type 2 diabetes at bay

11/15/2012
U.S. Diabetes Rates Soaring: CDC

Numbers have doubled over 15 years across 18 states, and all states now have rates of 6 percent or more

11/14/2012
Schizophrenia Patients Who Take Antipsychotics Live Longer, Study Says

Exception was patients on high doses of first-generation drugs

11/14/2012
World Diabetes Day Designed to Raise Awareness

366 million people now have the disease; estimates see 552 million cases by 2030

11/6/2012
Popular Diabetes Meds Put to the Test

Metformin poses fewer heart risks than sulfonylureas, study says

11/5/2012
Many U.S. Hispanics Have Heart Disease Risk Factors

Study found variations by background; higher rates in Puerto Ricans, lower rates in South Americans

11/5/2012
U.S. Adults Face Substantial Heart Disease Risk: Study

Not even people with favorable heart history are free of danger, researchers say

11/2/2012
Gene Linked to Alzheimer's May Lose Power With Age

Study found that by 90, the gene no longer raised risk for the brain disorder or other ailments

11/1/2012
With Diabetes, Boosting Exercise Should Be Done Safely

Certain precautions can help reduce risk of dangerously low blood sugar, experts say

11/1/2012
Fewer U.S. Kids Dying of Diabetes: CDC

More than 60 percent decline over 4 decades is likely due to better treatment, awareness

11/1/2012
Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes

First, get a doctor's ok

10/29/2012
Obese Teens Face Higher Risk for Kidney Disease: Study

Extra weight has real health consequences, but losing pounds can lower chances, expert says

10/29/2012
Health Tip: Monitor Your Blood Glucose

And help keep diabetes in check

10/25/2012
Study IDs 4 Key Habits of Successful Aging

Exercising, not smoking, moderate drinking, eating fruits and vegetables may help thwart chronic disease

10/25/2012
Foot Ulcers Tied to Increased Death Risk for People With Diabetes

Better care for both conditions needed, study authors say

10/25/2012
Supplement of Red Wine Ingredient Won't Help Healthy Women: Study

Resveratrol taken as a pill offered no benefits for those without health issues

10/24/2012
Health Tip: Learn About the A1C Test

It helps monitor blood sugar over time

10/23/2012
Smoking, Diabetes Are Risk Factors for Poor Leg Circulation: Study

High blood pressure, high cholesterol are other danger signs for peripheral artery disease in men

10/19/2012
Exercise May Delay Early Aging of People With Diabetes

Fitness training improves their cardiovascular health, preliminary study finds

10/18/2012
Menopause Won't Spur Weight Gain, But May Boost Belly Fat: Review

Experts suggest women use menopause as motivation to take charge of their health