Misc. Diabetes News

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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

6/11/2012
Diabetes Rising Rapidly Among U.S. Kids

Both type 1 and type 2 disease rates up more than 20 percent in past decade, finds study

6/6/2012
Exercise Appears to Ease Nerve-Damage Pain in Rat Study

Reducing inflammation may make a difference, researchers say

6/5/2012
Bigger Waist Tied to Increased Risk of Diabetes

Waist circumference was a stronger risk factor in women than men, study finds

6/5/2012
Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Risks Seem to Outweigh Gains for Many: Study

Cases of gastrointestinal, cerebral bleeding higher than expected, except for diabetics

6/5/2012
Lifespan Gap Shrinks Between Whites, Blacks

Still, report shows about a 4 to 5.5 year difference in U.S.

6/5/2012
Low-Fiber Diet May Raise Teens' Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes

And most teens don't consume enough 'roughage,' study found

6/1/2012
Diabetes Drug Actos May Increase Bladder Cancer Odds

But the absolute risk of getting the cancer is small, researchers find

5/30/2012
High Blood Sugar May Make Pneumonia Deadlier

Patients with community-acquired infection plus high glucose levels need monitoring, study finds

5/30/2012
Personalized Blood Pressure Therapy May Help Diabetics

Assessment of individual patient risks could prevent overtreatment, researchers say

5/30/2012
Could Bloodletting Ease Heart Risks for the Obese?

Small study backs long-abandoned practice, but one cardiologist says there are far better, modern treatments

5/29/2012
Tight Blood-Sugar Control Shows Mixed Results for Health of Kidneys: Study

The approach might ease certain signs of kidney damage in diabetics, but longer-term benefit unclear

5/25/2012
As Obesity Rates Rise, Cases of Kidney Stones Double: Study

More Americans now suffer from kidney stones than from heart disease, stroke or diabetes

5/23/2012
Overweight Moms More Apt to Have Large Babies, Study Says

A woman's weight before, during pregnancy mattered more than glucose levels in predicting baby's size

5/22/2012
U.S. Sees Drop in Deaths Linked to Diabetes

Better control of risk factors, improved care making the difference, CDC says

5/22/2012
Middle-Aged Diabetics May Need Earlier Colon Checks

Type 2 disease linked with higher risk of precancerous lesions in those 40 to 49, study finds

5/21/2012
U.S. Teens Heading for Heart Trouble: Study

High 'bad' cholesterol, pre-diabetes or diabetes affect almost one-quarter of teens

5/14/2012
Eye Changes May Predict Heart Disease in Blacks With Diabetes

Arterial narrowing in retina seen as independent risk factor with type 1 disease, study says

5/11/2012
Oxygen Therapy Slows Type 1 Diabetes in Mice, Study Says

But whether hyperbaric treatment would help humans is unknown

5/7/2012
Research May Point to New Obesity Treatments

Making energy-storing white fat act more like energy-burning brown fat might spur weight loss, researchers say

5/4/2012
Screening for Other Health Problems May Aid COPD Survival

Cancers, heart conditions, diabetes among the diseases that were linked to study patient deaths

5/1/2012
How That Glass of Red Wine Might Help You Live Longer

Mouse study suggests synthetic form of compound found in grapes deserves a look

4/30/2012
Routine Kidney Disease Screening Not Worthwhile, Experts Say

But checking those with diabetes, high blood pressure makes sense, doctors agree