Misc. Diabetes News

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Obesity Surgery Seems to Reduce Heart Risks, Study Says

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

Aerobic Exercise Cuts Kids' Diabetes Risk: Study

Just 20 minutes a day improved insulin resistance of overweight children

Comparison of Obesity Surgeries Turns Up Surprising Results

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

Diets High in Fructose May Harm Liver in Some, Scientists Warn

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

Hispanics May Face Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: Study

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

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

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

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

Confusion Over Diabetes Types Adds to Patients' Woes

Causes, treatment differ between type 1 and type 2 disease

Health Tip: On the Go With Diabetes

Talk to your doctor about making adjustments

Not Enough Data to Support Kidney Disease Screening, Task Force Says

More research needed on risks, benefits of routine testing

Radiation for Childhood Cancer Might Raise Diabetes Risk

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

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

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

Obesity Biggest Risk Factor for Diabetes Among Poor: Study

Lifestyle changes key to decreasing disease rate among the disadvantaged

FDA Approves Generic Versions of Actos

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

Pain Reported by Nearly Half With Type 2 Diabetes

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

Fat Stats: 30% of Adults in 12 States Now Obese

South, Midwest claim high proportion, researchers find

Scientists ID New Gene Regions Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Findings help shed light on condition's genetics, biology

Lucentis Approved for Diabetic Macular Edema

Leading cause of diabetic blindness

FDA Gives Nod to First Drug for Diabetic Eye Disease

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

Statins' Heart Benefits Outweigh Diabetes Risk: Study

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

TB Vaccine Promising as New Way to Fight Type 1 Diabetes

Study found vaccine triggered death of rogue immune-system cells

Health Tip: Diabetes Isn't a Ticket to Inactivity

But discuss plans with your doctor before you exercise

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

More Americans Walking, But Still Not Enough, CDC Says

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

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

More Americans Have at Least 2 Chronic Health Issues: CDC

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

Sex Life of Diabetic Women May Suffer

Many taking insulin report problems achieving orgasm, study finds

Weight Control Can Cut Women's Diabetes Risk, Study Shows

Exercise and healthy diet paid off regardless of race

More Evidence That Shift Work Might Raise Heart Risks

Review found chances of trouble increased most for those working nights

Obese Kids May Be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease

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

Work-Linked Sleep Loss May Harm Police Officers' Health

Getting less than 6 hours increases risk of chronic fatigue, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

Childhood Abuse Linked to Diabetes, Heart Disease in Middle-Aged Women

Study found victims twice as likely to have high blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol

Alcohol Poses Serious Risks for Those With Diabetes

If you drink, diabetes association recommends having a snack at the same time

Health Tip: Is My Blood Glucose Too Low?

Warning signs of hypoglycemia

2 New Weight-Loss Drugs Won't Reverse U.S. Obesity Crisis

Proper nutrition, exercise are key factors that must be part of any diet plan, health experts say

Health Tip: Help Prevent Low Blood Sugar

Watch for symptoms of hypoglycemia

Mom's Pot Use Doubles Risk of 'Preemie' Birth: Study

Other risk factors include family history of pre-term births, high blood pressure, researchers say

Study Ties Chemicals in Beauty Products to Women's Diabetes Risk

But finding doesn't prove that phthalates contribute to the disease

Hi-Tech Advances May Improve Diabetics' Lives

But new analysis shows they don't necessarily improve blood sugar control

Want to Live Longer? Turn Off That TV and Stand Up

Researchers say you should limit your daily sitting to 3 hours, TV viewing to 2 to add years to your life

Medicare Coverage Gap May Cause Seniors to Forgo Antidepressants

Study also found less use of heart failure, diabetes drugs as out-of-pocket costs rose

Smallest, Largest Fetuses at Higher Risk of Stillbirth

Problems with placenta to blame for small babies, while maternal diabetes, obesity can mean large babies

Newer 'Second-Line' Diabetes Drug May Outperform Older Meds

In study, linagliptin worked as well as sulfonylureas but had fewer side effects

FDA Clears First Weight-Loss Pill in 13 Years

Belviq designed to make people feel full sooner

Weight Loss May Increase Testosterone Levels

Overweight men more likely than normal-weight men to have low levels of the hormone, study says

Diabetes Can Make a Comeback After Weight-Loss Surgery: Study

For some, bariatric procedures banish the disease, but only for a while

Metformin Outperforms Common Class of Diabetes Drugs in Study

The standby drug had a lower death risk than 3 different meds from the sulfonylurea group

Secondhand Smoke Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk

Findings also suggest an association with obesity, but more research is needed