Misc. Diabetes News

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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

1/30/2012
Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock's Link to Diabetes

A mutation affecting sleep-wake hormone may disrupt blood sugar control, researchers find

1/30/2012
Blood Pressure Differences Between Arms Could Signal Heart Risk

Peripheral vascular disease may lead to stroke or early death, researchers say

1/27/2012
Too Much Fructose Sweetener Tied to Heart Risks in Teens

Study finds high consumption associated with early signs of diabetes, other health issues

1/27/2012
Bydureon Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

A once-weekly injection

1/25/2012
Optimal Heart Health Starts Early: Study

No risk factors by middle age is 'the fountain of youth for your heart'

1/25/2012
Lifestyle Counseling Helps Diabetes Patients Control Blood Sugar

More than 30,000 got advice on diet, exercise in primary care settings

1/25/2012
Many Docs Use Costly MRIs to Diagnose Nerve Condition: Study

Cheaper tests to spot diabetes-linked nerve damage are effective, researchers say

1/24/2012
Rate of Leg, Foot Amputations Among Diabetics Drops: CDC

Researchers point to better management of disease in explaining the trend

1/23/2012
Study Shows How Stress Triggers Immune System

Conflict fires up molecules related to inflammation, researchers report

1/20/2012
Health Tip: Store Insulin Properly

Follow these suggestions

1/19/2012
Can Coffee Really Thwart Type 2 Diabetes?

Three potentially beneficial compounds identified in lab study

1/16/2012
Health Tip: What Affects Blood Glucose?

Factors that can cause blood sugar to rise or fall

1/12/2012
U.S. Diabetes Prevention Program Might Avert 885,000 Cases

Study also projects $30 billion in savings over 25 years from such outreach

1/11/2012
Mouse Study Give Clues to Why Exercise Is Healthy

Naturally occurring muscle protein has 'clear therapeutic potential,' researcher says

1/11/2012
Novel Stem Cell Treatment May Hold Promise for Type 1 Diabetes

Scientists try to 're-educate' patient's immune cells to begin producing insulin

1/11/2012
Certain Diabetes Drugs Might Aid Weight Loss

Medicines such as Byetta may help users shed pounds, but more study is needed, experts say

1/10/2012
Diabetes Takes a Toll on Lifetime Earnings: Study

Teens with disease more likely to drop out of high school, make less money, researchers found

1/9/2012
Statins May Boost Diabetes Risk in Older Women

But experts say finding shouldn't spur change in guidelines for the cholesterol-lowering drugs

1/9/2012
Short Delay in Treating Blood Pressure Safe for Diabetics: Study

But other experts disagree, saying the best solution to hypertension is prompt drug therapy

1/6/2012
Weight Loss Surgery May Help Diabetes

Not a cure, but operation plus meds better than either treatment alone, researcher says

1/6/2012
Diabetes Care Thwarted by Unstable Health Insurance: Study

Disease management requires continuous coverage for preventive screenings, experts say

1/3/2012
Weight Loss Surgery Linked to Fewer Heart Attacks, Deaths

People with serious cardiovascular issues may be good candidates, experts say

1/3/2012
Poor Sleep May Complicate Young Diabetics' Blood Sugar Control

Some kids with type 1 diabetes may also have sleep apnea, study suggests

1/3/2012
Health Tip: Footcare Suggestions for Diabetics

Poor circulation and nerve damage often lead to foot problems

1/3/2012
Mom's Poverty, Diabetes Might Raise ADHD Risk in Kids

Study found combo increased chances of disorder 14-fold

12/30/2011
Obesity, Diabetes Pose 1-2 Threat to Young Americans

The result: They could be first generation to not live as long as their parents