Misc. Diabetes News

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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

7/20/2012
Work-Linked Sleep Loss May Harm Police Officers' Health

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

7/20/2012
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

7/20/2012
Alcohol Poses Serious Risks for Those With Diabetes

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

7/20/2012
Health Tip: Is My Blood Glucose Too Low?

Warning signs of hypoglycemia

7/19/2012
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

7/18/2012
Health Tip: Help Prevent Low Blood Sugar

Watch for symptoms of hypoglycemia

7/17/2012
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

7/13/2012
Study Ties Chemicals in Beauty Products to Women's Diabetes Risk

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

7/10/2012
Hi-Tech Advances May Improve Diabetics' Lives

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

7/10/2012
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

7/2/2012
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

6/28/2012
Smallest, Largest Fetuses at Higher Risk of Stillbirth

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

6/28/2012
Newer 'Second-Line' Diabetes Drug May Outperform Older Meds

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

6/27/2012
FDA Clears First Weight-Loss Pill in 13 Years

Belviq designed to make people feel full sooner

6/27/2012
Weight Loss May Increase Testosterone Levels

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

6/25/2012
Diabetes Can Make a Comeback After Weight-Loss Surgery: Study

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

6/25/2012
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

6/25/2012
Secondhand Smoke Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk

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

6/25/2012
Some Diabetics May Not Benefit From Daily Aspirin

About half of patients with type 2 diabetes were resistant to the pill's effects, study found

6/20/2012
Weight-Loss Surgery May Improve Diabetes-Related Kidney Damage

Obese patients who had bariatric procedure had lower rates of kidney disease, study found

6/20/2012
Race Might Play Role in Success of Weight-Loss Surgery

Black women lost less than whites, but the gap was narrower when diabetes was present, study finds

6/19/2012
Kidney Disease May Be as Harmful to Heart as Heart Attack: Study

Findings suggest chronic kidney disease could help ID people at risk for heart disease

6/19/2012
Health of Americans a Mixed Bag: CDC Report

More are exercising and not smoking, but obesity, diabetes rates still increasing

6/18/2012
Diabetes May Hasten Mental Decline

Older adults with poor blood sugar control performed worse on tests of memory, thinking

6/18/2012
Could Psoriasis Increase Odds for Type 2 Diabetes?

Obesity may be the key to both, experts say

6/18/2012
Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Nerve Damage in Diabetics

Sleeping disorder seems to play role in diabetic peripheral neuropathy; more research needed

6/13/2012
Sleep Apnea May Spur Carb Cravings in Diabetics

Researchers urge primary care doctors to screen those with type 2 disease for the disorder

6/11/2012
No Cancer Risk From Long-Acting Insulin: Studies

Insulin glargine (Lantus) appears safe, but longer studies needed, researcher says

6/11/2012
Fish Oil Won't Save Diabetics' Hearts, Research Suggests

Experts say statins, not omega-3 supplements, lower cholesterol and improve cardiovascular health

6/11/2012
More Progress Made on Artificial Pancreas for Diabetes Patients

Several groups refining systems that would monitor and adjust blood sugar levels