Misc. Diabetes News

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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

12/30/2011
A Life-Saving Lesson That Took Decades to Learn

Maryland woman has her type 2 diabetes under control at 38, and her future is brighter

12/22/2011
Health Tip: Improving Your Cholesterol

Here are some suggestions

12/22/2011
Health Tip: Diabetes Can Raise the Risk of Skin Infections

These bacterial infections are common

12/21/2011
12/20/2011
Driving Isn't An Issue for Most People With Diabetes

American Diabetes Association warns against blanket driving restrictions, recommends individual assessments

12/16/2011
12/15/2011
Brief, Intense Exercise Lowers Blood Sugar, Small Study Finds

May help type 2 diabetics use glucose more efficiently many hours after activity, researchers say

12/7/2011
Diabetes, Obesity After 60 May Drive Up Breast Cancer Risk

Study also finds low blood lipids linked to risk, but can't explain it

12/6/2011
Rotating Shift Work May Boost Women's Diabetes Risk

The longer you work irregular hours, the greater the odds for type 2 disease, study finds

12/6/2011
Vitamin D Levels Tied to Diabetes Risk in Obese Kids

Low levels were associated with more insulin resistance, study found

12/5/2011
Risk for Dementia Rises When Diabetes, Depression Meet: Study

The good news is that lifestyle changes may lower your risk for all three conditions, experts say

11/30/2011
Women's High Blood Sugar Linked to Colorectal Cancer: Study

High blood sugar is a hallmark of diabetes

11/18/2011
Not Everyone Shuns Fruits and Veggies

Learning to love them as a child proves advantageous later on, one woman explains

11/17/2011
Fewer Diabetic Vision Problems Reported: CDC

Researchers say better control of the blood sugar disease could explain the trend

11/16/2011
Even Without Weight Loss, Mediterranean Diet Helps Heart: Study

Foods like olive oil and avocados may help body use insulin

11/15/2011
Alcoholics More Likely to Die of Cancer: Study

Alcohol itself and poor lifestyle choices both increase risks, researchers say

11/14/2011
Sugar-Sweetened Drinks May Pose Heart Risks to Women, Study Suggests

Problems can emerge even if no weight gain is evident, researcher says

11/11/2011
11/7/2011
Health Tip: Recognizing Symptoms of Hyperglycemia

High blood sugar may be dangerous

11/4/2011
Earthquakes Put Millions of Lives, Major Cities at Risk

One of three victims will die from their injuries in massive temblors, researchers estimate

10/31/2011
Life in U.S. Not Always a Plus for Immigrants' Health

Obesity, hypertension, diabetes soar for Hispanics the longer they live in United States, study finds

10/22/2011
Healthy Halloween Advice for Children With Diabetes

Expert suggests ways for kids to keep blood sugar under control, without feeling deprived

10/21/2011
Warning Signs for Health Problems Seen in Young Adults Born Prematurely

They include higher blood pressure and more fat, despite a normal body weight, small study finds

10/14/2011
Hormonal Disorder Linked to Pregnancy Complications: Study

Doubled risk of developing diabetes, premature birth seen in polycystic ovary syndrome patients

10/12/2011
10/12/2011
Where Folks Live Plays Role in Health Disparities: Study

Race seems to matter less than living in a poor community, researchers say

10/10/2011
Diabetes Education Seems to Help Improve Blood Sugar Control

Behavioral interventions, such as changing negative thinking, may offer even greater benefits

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