Misc. Diabetes News

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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

8/7/2013
Psoriasis, Other Medical Conditions May Be Linked, Study Says

As skin disorder worsened, likelihood of multiple diseases rose, researchers found

8/6/2013
Walking to Work Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk

Car commuters have higher blood pressure, more obesity, U.K. study also found

8/5/2013
Metformin May Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Death, Researchers Say

Diabetic men using the drug had higher survival rates in cancer study

8/2/2013
Could Dietary Tweaks Ease Type 1 Diabetes?

Foods rich in amino and fatty acids may help preserve insulin production, study suggests

8/1/2013
Rare Eye Disease Leaves People Without an Iris

Aniridia, a genetic disorder, can cause blindness as well as metabolic illnesses, experts say

7/30/2013
Diabetes Testing Strips Recalled for Potential False Readings

Batches of Nova Max Glucose Test Strips could give erroneous, overly high blood sugar readings

7/24/2013
People With Diabetes May Face Higher Disability Risk

Analysis finds they are roughly 50 percent more likely to have trouble with walking, daily self-care

7/23/2013
FDA Sends Warnings to Makers of Illegal Diabetes Treatments

Products make false claims, could be unsafe and may delay proven therapies, agency says

7/19/2013
Weight Loss May Help Thwart Diabetes

Overweight study patients who shed pounds through lifestyle changes kept full-blown disease at bay

7/19/2013
Diabetes-Linked Amputations Declining, Study Finds

Although disease rates are rising, orthopedic treatments have improved, experts say

7/12/2013
Bacteria Infection Risk May Be Higher for Pregnant Women With Diabetes

But hospital-related infection not more likely with gestational-type diabetes

7/12/2013
Type 1 Diabetes Hope: Animal-to-Human Cell Transplants

Researchers working with rodents say they're one step closer

7/2/2013
Quitting Smoking Can Lead to Weight Gain for Women, Study Confirms

But heart and lung benefits outweigh the risk, expert says

7/1/2013
Pain Reliever Lowers Blood Sugar in Type 2 Diabetics, Study Says

But side effects of aspirin-like drug warrant further study

7/1/2013
Medicare Savings Coming for Diabetic Supplies

Some seniors on fee-for-service plans may need to change ordering method

6/28/2013
South Asian Men May Need More Exercise to Stay Healthy: Study

Researchers in Scotland compared their risk of diabetes to that of white men

6/19/2013
U.S. Doctors' Group Labels Obesity a Disease

Advocates say AMA's move will boost resources to fight weight-gain epidemic, but others question decision

6/19/2013
A Deadly Form of Diabetes That Doctors Sometimes Miss

Common signs of type 1 diabetes often resemble symptoms of other illnesses

6/18/2013
Blood Test Might Predict Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Study Finds

Evidence of two autoantibodies signaled a 70 percent risk, researchers say

6/17/2013
Red Meat Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk

Large study finds higher consumption increases risk, but experts are at odds with findings

6/12/2013
Short Strolls After Meals May Lower Diabetes Risk

Walking 15 minutes three times a day was better for blood sugar levels than one 45-minute walk, small study found

6/10/2013
Low Blood Sugar May Raise Dementia Risk in Diabetics: Study

Overly aggressive glucose control might backfire in older patients, findings suggest

6/5/2013
Stem Cell Therapy Cures Type 1 Diabetes in Mice

Whether the new approach would work in humans is unknown, experts say

6/3/2013
Health Tip: Finding Fungal Infections

Here's what to watch for

5/30/2013
Health Tip: Help Kids With Diabetes Deal With Shots

Prepare the injections where the child can't see you

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