Misc. Diabetes News

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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

4/30/2012
Being Bullied Tied to Anxiety, Depression in Special-Needs Kids

More than chronic conditions themselves, maltreatment by peers led to mental distress in small study

4/27/2012
Health Tip: What Constitutes 'Healthy Eating?'

Avoid too much of the same food

4/20/2012
Depression Linked to Higher Odds for Poor Leg Circulation

In study, depressed patients were more apt to develop peripheral artery disease

4/20/2012
Value of Metformin, Insulin Combo for Type 2 Diabetes Questioned

Danish analysis suggests that long-term benefit for patients is unclear

4/18/2012
More Smog Might Mean More Hospitalizations

In New England, Medicare patients from more-polluted areas were more apt to need care

4/17/2012
Overweight Pregnant Women at Higher Risk for Complications

Moms with elevated blood sugar also may fall under doctors' radar, researchers say

4/17/2012
Role of Screening, Monitoring in Early Kidney Disease Unclear

Certain blood pressure-lowering drugs most effective treatment, reports review

4/13/2012
Here Are Fruits, Veggies That Offer Best Bang for Your Buck

Strawberries, pineapple, spinach, broccoli and mustard greens are in season and good for you, experts say

4/13/2012
Mental Illness Tied to Higher Rates of Physical Problems: Report

More chronic illness, ER visits and hospitalizations with conditions such as depression

4/12/2012
Obesity's Health Costs Double Earlier Estimates

Total reaches nearly 21% of U.S. health care spending, study says

4/12/2012
Mouse Study Hints at New Path for Diabetes Treatment

Suppressing the hormone glucagon might lower blood sugar, insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes

4/12/2012
Health Tip: Consider These Diabetes 'Superfoods'

Offerings that should meld well with a diabetic's meal plan

4/11/2012
Disrupted Sleep May Raise Risk for Obesity, Diabetes: Study

Researchers found altering amount, timing of rest raised blood sugar levels, slowed metabolism

4/9/2012
Climate Change Could Be Tough on Seniors' Health: Study

Wide temperature swings in summer could lead to 10,000 excess deaths in U.S. per year

4/5/2012
Women on Dialysis May Experience Sexual Problems: Survey

Those living without partners more likely to report difficulties, Italian researchers report

4/5/2012
Improved Stem Cell Line May Avoid Tumor Risk: Study

New line of stem cells may have application for disease-modeling, researchers say

4/3/2012
You Survived Cancer: Now Pay Attention to Your Overall Health

Half of cancer survivors die of other conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes

4/2/2012
Personal Gene Mapping Has Limits, Study Says

Commercial genome scans no substitute for healthy lifestyle, medical check-ups

4/2/2012
Diabetes Drug Metformin Might Also Help Fight Cancer

People taking it seemed to fare better when faced with prostate, pancreatic tumors, studies found

3/29/2012
Health Tip: Diabetics, Avoid Too Much Salt

Suggestions to help you cut back

3/28/2012
Obesity Rates Rise Among Mexican-Americans: Report

25-year survey results shed light on nutrition and health changes

3/26/2012
Ob/Gyn Visit a Good Time to Screen for Heart Disease: Study

Many women are not aware of their cardiovascular risk factors, research shows

3/23/2012
Treating Gum Disease May Help Diabetics Avoid Complications

Good periodontal care helped reduce hospitalizations, medical costs over time, study found