Misc. Diabetes News

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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

10/16/2012
Cholesterol Levels Dropping in U.S. Adults, Mostly From Statin Use

CDC study suggests fewer trans fats in diet may have also played a role

10/15/2012
Sleepless Nights Might Raise Odds for Diabetes

After being sleep deprived in study, the body's response to insulin was sluggish

10/15/2012
Sitting Can Harm Health, Even for Those Who Exercise

Review of data finds too much chair time doubles odds for diabetes, heart disease and death

10/11/2012
Diet, Exercise May Boost 'Good' Cholesterol, Study Suggests

Benefits of lifestyle changes go beyond weight loss for diabetes patients, researcher says

10/10/2012
U.S. Stroke Patients Are Getting Younger

Study found rise in rates among adults aged 20 to 54

10/9/2012
Blood Test May Spot Serious Health Risks in Women

New biomarker reveals odds of heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer, study says

10/5/2012
New Survey Examines States' Investments in Dealing With Diabetes

Report showed dip in federal grants to prevent, treat condition

10/5/2012
U.S. Sees a Run on New Knees Since 1990s

Over $9 billion spent annually on the operation, researchers say

10/4/2012
Electronic Health Records Aid Diabetes Control

Researchers found that the records can help doctors better target treatment, testing

10/4/2012
Diabetes Screening May Not Lower Overall Death Rates

10-year British study found no survival benefit for population at large

10/3/2012
'Junk Food' May Significantly Hike Risk of Stroke, Researchers Say

Western diet tied to health problems in young rats after just 2 months, study finds

10/3/2012
Stem Cell Transplant May Spur Heart Disease Risk: Study

Chemotherapy, radiation before transplant linked to elevated threat

10/1/2012
Moderate Drinking May Increase Risk of Heart Rhythm Disorder: Study

Older adults with heart disease, advanced diabetes were more apt to develop atrial fibrillation than peers who drank less

9/29/2012
Heart Disease Deaths in Europe Dropping: Report

But researchers say obesity, diabetes could threaten progress made

9/27/2012
Flu Season's Approaching So Roll Up Your Sleeve

U.S. health officials say this year's vaccine protects against two new strains

9/26/2012
New Symptoms Tied to Death Risk in Severe Kidney Disease

Studies found warning signs besides high blood pressure, diabetes

9/26/2012
Changes in Intestinal Bacteria Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Study is preliminary and doctors says it's soon to know if the association is important

9/18/2012
Obesity Surgery Seems to Reduce Heart Risks, Study Says

Diabetes remission, lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels noted after 6 years

9/18/2012
Aerobic Exercise Cuts Kids' Diabetes Risk: Study

Just 20 minutes a day improved insulin resistance of overweight children

9/17/2012
Comparison of Obesity Surgeries Turns Up Surprising Results

More popular method is less successful for maintaining weight loss, study says

9/17/2012
Diets High in Fructose May Harm Liver in Some, Scientists Warn

Increased consumption of this sugar linked to altered metabolism, energy balance stores

9/12/2012
Hispanics May Face Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: Study

Differences seen in how the pancreas responds to excess fat with insulin

9/4/2012
Many Heart Attacks May Go Unrecognized in Seniors

Study authors say these 'silent' attacks raise the risk of dying just as much as recognized ones

9/4/2012
Even 'High-Normal' Blood Sugar Tied to Brain Shrinkage

Scans show memory, thinking regions shrank in those at high end of 'normal' range; more study needed

9/3/2012
8/30/2012
In Diabetes, Any Protein in Urine May Signal Heart Risk

Even slightly elevated albumin linked to raised odds of stroke, heart attack, heart failure in study

8/29/2012
Confusion Over Diabetes Types Adds to Patients' Woes

Causes, treatment differ between type 1 and type 2 disease

8/29/2012
Health Tip: On the Go With Diabetes

Talk to your doctor about making adjustments

8/27/2012
Not Enough Data to Support Kidney Disease Screening, Task Force Says

More research needed on risks, benefits of routine testing

8/24/2012
Radiation for Childhood Cancer Might Raise Diabetes Risk

Study found kids whose treatment affected tail of pancreas were more likely to have diabetes later

8/22/2012
Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Medications, lifestyle changes still first-line prevention, researchers say

8/22/2012
Obesity Biggest Risk Factor for Diabetes Among Poor: Study

Lifestyle changes key to decreasing disease rate among the disadvantaged

8/17/2012
FDA Approves Generic Versions of Actos

Diabetes drug helps control blood sugar in adults with type 2 disease

8/14/2012
Pain Reported by Nearly Half With Type 2 Diabetes

Specialized treatment may be needed to improve quality of life, researchers suggest

8/13/2012
Fat Stats: 30% of Adults in 12 States Now Obese

South, Midwest claim high proportion, researchers find

8/13/2012
Scientists ID New Gene Regions Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Findings help shed light on condition's genetics, biology

8/10/2012
Lucentis Approved for Diabetic Macular Edema

Leading cause of diabetic blindness

8/10/2012
FDA Gives Nod to First Drug for Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic macular edema can blur vision, has only one other treatment option

8/10/2012
Statins' Heart Benefits Outweigh Diabetes Risk: Study

Even those at risk from diabetes benefit from lower cholesterol, experts say

8/8/2012
TB Vaccine Promising as New Way to Fight Type 1 Diabetes

Study found vaccine triggered death of rogue immune-system cells

8/8/2012
Health Tip: Diabetes Isn't a Ticket to Inactivity

But discuss plans with your doctor before you exercise

8/7/2012
Normal-Weight People With Type 2 Diabetes Have Higher Death Risk: Study

In surprise finding, odds of dying twice as high if weight is normal at diagnosis

8/7/2012
More Americans Walking, But Still Not Enough, CDC Says

Almost half of adults don't get enough exercise to improve their health: report

8/6/2012
More Evidence That Exercise Helps Fight Diabetes

Studies found staying active cut death risk in type 2 disease, which weight training helped prevent in men

7/31/2012
More Americans Have at Least 2 Chronic Health Issues: CDC

Number of people with multiple diseases -- including diabetes, high blood pressure -- rose over decade

7/27/2012
Sex Life of Diabetic Women May Suffer

Many taking insulin report problems achieving orgasm, study finds

7/27/2012
Weight Control Can Cut Women's Diabetes Risk, Study Shows

Exercise and healthy diet paid off regardless of race

7/27/2012
More Evidence That Shift Work Might Raise Heart Risks

Review found chances of trouble increased most for those working nights

7/24/2012
Obese Kids May Be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease

Researchers found two of three already had one risk factor for cardiovascular trouble