Misc. Diabetes News

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Health Tip: Diabetics, Avoid Too Much Salt

Suggestions to help you cut back

Obesity Rates Rise Among Mexican-Americans: Report

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

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

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

Treating Gum Disease May Help Diabetics Avoid Complications

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

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

Health Tip: Choose Diabetes-Friendly Meals

What to look for when dining out

U.S. Underestimates Long-Term Costs of Obesity, Experts Say

Because complications take years to develop, they may escape documentation

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

Type of Bacteria May Be Linked to Diabetes

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

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

Health Tip: Diabetics, Take Care of Your Feet

Reduce the risk of foot ulcers

Health Tip: Coping With Diabetes

Accepting your diagnosis

Stroke Risk Rises With Duration of Type 2 Diabetes: Study

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

Experimental Drug Shows Promise Against Type 2 Diabetes

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

Prediabetes Not to Blame for Nerve Damage: Study

Doctors should seek other causes of condition known as polyneuropathy

New Guidelines Seek to Prevent Sudden Death in Young Athletes

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

Korlym Approved for Cushing's Syndrome

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

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

Health Tip: If You're Diabetic and Pregnant

Enlist medical professionals to help care for you and your baby

When Mom Has Pregnancy Diabetes, Breast-Feeding Curbs Child Obesity

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

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

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

Short Breaks During Exercise OK for Diabetes Control: Study

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

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

Metformin Preferred Drug for Type 2 Diabetes, Experts Say

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

Diabetes Takes Toll on Women's Hearing: Study

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

Exercise a Good Pick-Me-Up After Cancer Treatment: Study

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

Fatty Diet Before Pregnancy Linked to Gestational Diabetes

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

Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock's Link to Diabetes

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

Blood Pressure Differences Between Arms Could Signal Heart Risk

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

Too Much Fructose Sweetener Tied to Heart Risks in Teens

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

Bydureon Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

A once-weekly injection

Optimal Heart Health Starts Early: Study

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

Lifestyle Counseling Helps Diabetes Patients Control Blood Sugar

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

Many Docs Use Costly MRIs to Diagnose Nerve Condition: Study

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

Rate of Leg, Foot Amputations Among Diabetics Drops: CDC

Researchers point to better management of disease in explaining the trend

Study Shows How Stress Triggers Immune System

Conflict fires up molecules related to inflammation, researchers report

Health Tip: Store Insulin Properly

Follow these suggestions

Can Coffee Really Thwart Type 2 Diabetes?

Three potentially beneficial compounds identified in lab study

Health Tip: What Affects Blood Glucose?

Factors that can cause blood sugar to rise or fall

U.S. Diabetes Prevention Program Might Avert 885,000 Cases

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

Mouse Study Give Clues to Why Exercise Is Healthy

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

Novel Stem Cell Treatment May Hold Promise for Type 1 Diabetes

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

Certain Diabetes Drugs Might Aid Weight Loss

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

Diabetes Takes a Toll on Lifetime Earnings: Study

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

Statins May Boost Diabetes Risk in Older Women

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

Short Delay in Treating Blood Pressure Safe for Diabetics: Study

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

Weight Loss Surgery May Help Diabetes

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

Diabetes Care Thwarted by Unstable Health Insurance: Study

Disease management requires continuous coverage for preventive screenings, experts say

Weight Loss Surgery Linked to Fewer Heart Attacks, Deaths

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