Misc. Diabetes News

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10/7/2011
FDA Approves First Combo Drug for Diabetes, Cholesterol

Juvisync combines Januvia and Zocor in one pill to lower blood sugar and bad cholesterol

10/7/2011
Juvisync Approved for Type 2 Diabetics With High Cholesterol

Previously approved meds combined in one tablet

9/29/2011
9/26/2011
More Frequent Doctor Visits May Benefit Diabetes Patients

Quicker control of blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol might reduce complications, study says

9/26/2011
Asthma Can Complicate Diabetes Care in Kids

Untreated asthma may worsen blood sugar control, study suggests, but reasons remain unclear

9/23/2011
Many Black Men in Cold Climates Lack Vitamin D

Too little of it raises risk of prostate cancer, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and other diseases, study says

9/23/2011
Americans Spending More of Their Lives Struggling With Diabetes

For obese, new study estimates between 2 and 6 extra years will be spent dealing with disease

9/23/2011
Health Tip: Keep a Diabetes Notebook

For when your youngster becomes sick

9/22/2011
Popular Diabetes Drugs May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

But more studies are needed to see if this preliminary finding is accurate, researchers say

9/21/2011
Two-Day Dialysis Interval Could Pose Danger: Study

Waiting 48 hours between kidney treatments seems to raise risk of death, hospitalization

9/19/2011
More Evidence Links Diabetes, Dementia

Findings point up another reason to keep blood sugar levels in check, researchers say

9/19/2011
Global Toll of 'Non-Communicable Diseases' -- $47 Trillion by 2030

Cancer, diabetes, heart disease and lung disease kill 36 million people every year, experts say

9/16/2011
U.N. Summit Seeks to Tame 'Non-Communicable Diseases'

Cancer, diabetes, heart disease and lung disease kill 36 million people every year

9/13/2011
366 Million People Now Have Diabetes: Report

International Diabetes Federation urges U.N. action, saying disease claims 1 life every 7 seconds

9/12/2011
Lifetime 'Dose' of Excess Weight Linked to Diabetes Risk

Type 2 diabetes epidemic in the U.S. may loom even larger than previously predicted, researchers suggest

9/9/2011
9/6/2011
Healthy Living Can Cut Chances of Developing Diabetes

Study finds risk can be reduced up to 80 percent, researchers say

9/1/2011
Strokes Rising Among Teens, Young Adults: CDC

Obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and other risk factors may be to blame, researchers say

8/31/2011
Electronic Medical Records Might Boost Diabetes Care

Study suggests a link, but were clinics that adopted the technology simply better all around?

8/31/2011
Americans Getting Too Many Calories From Sugary Drinks: CDC

Report shows young people, minorities are consuming the most sweetened beverages

8/29/2011
Could Lots of Chocolate Lower Your Heart Risk?

Study seems to suggest so, but how much and what type of the sweet treat isn't clear

8/26/2011
Obesity Continues to Balloon in U.S. and U.K.: Study

Expect to see 65 million more obese adults in U.S. by 2030, researchers say

8/25/2011
U.S.-Mandated Report Finds Vaccines Safe for Kids

IOM panel pored over 1,000 studies and found little evidence for lasting harm

8/16/2011
Does Her Diabetes Differ From His?

Yes, say scientists who see need for gender-specific drug treatments

8/16/2011
A Little Exercise Goes a Long Way to Cut Disease, Death Risk

Even 15 minutes a day seems to increase life expectancy, researchers say

8/16/2011
Too Much TV May Take Years Off Your Life

The reason, experts say, might be that people eat more, move less when in front of the tube

8/10/2011
Daily Hot Dog May Feed Diabetes Risk: Study

Experts don't relish regular consumption of red meat, particularly processed forms

8/5/2011
Smoking Linked to Raised Risk of Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds

Current smokers have double the risk of this serious health problem over those who never smoked

8/5/2011
Weight Loss May Boost Sex Life of Obese, Diabetic Men

Cutting calories can also have positive effects on urinary tract function, researchers say

8/5/2011
8/2/2011
Americans No Longer Outliving Europeans: Study

Smoking, obesity are major reasons for decline in U.S. life expectancy, researchers say

8/1/2011
Childhood Depression, Anxiety Tied to Pain in Adulthood

Kids living with adversity, such as abuse, more likely to have chronic diseases later, study finds

8/1/2011
Smoking, Diabetes, Obesity May Shrink Your Brain

Study adds to evidence that good living preserves mental abilities

8/1/2011
With Junk Food Stores Nearby, Teens May Eat More of It

Neighborhood businesses can contribute to unhealthy eating patterns, study finds

7/29/2011
Some Ethnic Groups More Vulnerable to Dangerous Fat

South Asians tend to store fat around organs, raising coronary artery disease risk, study finds

7/29/2011
Blood Pressure Drop During Dialysis May Raise Clot Risk

Low BP occurs in about 25% of these treatment sessions in kidney-failure patients, researchers say

7/28/2011
Pregnancy-Related Strokes Jump 54 Percent

Heavier moms, chronic illnesses likely play a role in increase, study says

7/28/2011
Dentists May Be Able to Spot Undiagnosed Diabetes

Periodontal disease an early complication of the blood sugar illness, researchers say

7/28/2011
Building Muscle May Reduce Diabetes Risk, Study Says

Any effort to get fit is laudable, expert notes

7/27/2011
Menopause Does Not Boost Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

Exercise and weight control can cut the odds for older women even further, researchers say

7/27/2011
Caution Urged in Intensive Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

Such therapy may double the risk of dangerously low blood glucose levels, study finds

7/25/2011
Blood Test May Better Predict Diabetics' Heart Risk: Study

But refining the risk may not change clinical practice, expert says

7/22/2011
Health Tip: Should I Check My Blood Sugar?

The American Diabetes Association offers these suggestions

7/15/2011
Health Tip: Controlling Your Diabetes

How tight control of blood glucose can benefit your health

7/12/2011
Health Tip: Insufficient Sleep Can Be Dangerous

Here's how it affects your health

7/11/2011
For People With Diabetes, Pets May Pose Unusual Hazards

In one case, dog chewed on sleeping owner's toe, leading to amputation

7/8/2011
California's Rural Elderly Have High Rates of Chronic Illness

Their urban, suburban counterparts enjoy better health, researchers find

7/1/2011
Soluble Fiber Appears Key to Trimming 'Bad Fat'

For every 10-gram daily increase, belly fat cut by nearly 4 percent over five years, researchers say

6/30/2011
Breast Cancer Plus Other Health Issues Linked to Worse Outcomes

To improve survival, doctors should monitor co-occurring conditions, researchers say

6/28/2011
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Saves Money: Study

Preventive drug therapy saved money too, but wasn't as effective as lifestyle changes