Misc. Diabetes News

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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

3/22/2012
FDA Mulls Expanding Patients' Access to Certain Drugs

Agency is in 2 days of hearings on whether some prescription meds shift to 'conditional' OTC status

3/22/2012
Health Tip: Choose Diabetes-Friendly Meals

What to look for when dining out

3/21/2012
U.S. Underestimates Long-Term Costs of Obesity, Experts Say

Because complications take years to develop, they may escape documentation

3/16/2012
As White Rice Intake Rises, So May Your Risk for Diabetes

Study suggests a link, and healthier whole grain alternatives are out there, experts say

3/14/2012
Type of Bacteria May Be Linked to Diabetes

Researchers find association between H. pylori infection, type 2 disease

3/8/2012
Insulin Resistance May Lead to Kidney Disease in the Elderly: Study

Those with metabolic syndrome more likely to see rapid renal-function decline, researchers say

3/8/2012
Health Tip: Diabetics, Take Care of Your Feet

Reduce the risk of foot ulcers

3/7/2012
Health Tip: Coping With Diabetes

Accepting your diagnosis

3/1/2012
Stroke Risk Rises With Duration of Type 2 Diabetes: Study

After 10 years with blood sugar disease, chances of brain attack tripled, researchers say

2/27/2012
Experimental Drug Shows Promise Against Type 2 Diabetes

The medication appears to control blood sugar without boosting risk for hypoglycemia, study shows

2/24/2012
Prediabetes Not to Blame for Nerve Damage: Study

Doctors should seek other causes of condition known as polyneuropathy

2/22/2012
New Guidelines Seek to Prevent Sudden Death in Young Athletes

They recommend all teams have emergency action plans, quick access to defibrillators

2/20/2012
Korlym Approved for Cushing's Syndrome

Blocks effects of too much cortisol, the so-called 'stress' hormone

2/17/2012
Specific Dietary Goals May Help Diabetics Eat Better

Given target of eating 8 servings of fruits, nuts and other low glycemic index foods daily, most achieved it

2/13/2012
Health Tip: If You're Diabetic and Pregnant

Enlist medical professionals to help care for you and your baby

2/10/2012
When Mom Has Pregnancy Diabetes, Breast-Feeding Curbs Child Obesity

Long-term study found lower BMI in children breast-fed at least 6 months

2/9/2012
Strutting the Catwalk in Red, Stars Promote 'The Heart Truth'

Annual Red Dress fashion show highlights the leading threat to women's health, heart disease

2/8/2012
Generic Drugs Easing Out-of-Pocket Medical Costs in U.S.

But meds remain a significant burden for those with low incomes, chronic illnesses, study finds

2/8/2012
Short Breaks During Exercise OK for Diabetes Control: Study

But with or without pauses, more benefit achieved in low-oxygen setting, study finds

2/7/2012
Quitting Smoking May Halve Risk of Oral Health Problems

Smokers four times more likely to develop oral conditions, such as mouth cancers, gum disease, study finds

2/6/2012
Metformin Preferred Drug for Type 2 Diabetes, Experts Say

But, American College of Physicians states diet and exercise changes should start before medication

2/3/2012
Diabetes Takes Toll on Women's Hearing: Study

Especially in women over 60, hearing is much worse for those with poorly controlled disease

2/1/2012
Exercise a Good Pick-Me-Up After Cancer Treatment: Study

Aerobic, resistance and strength training improved weight and well-being

1/31/2012
Fatty Diet Before Pregnancy Linked to Gestational Diabetes

This type of diabetes can raise risk of obstetric complications, researchers add