Misc. Diabetes News

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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

6/28/2011
Trials of Type 1 Diabetes Vaccines Bring Mixed Results

One vaccine may combat disease's progression, but another fails human tests

6/27/2011
Working Night Shifts May Raise Diabetes Risk for Women

Researchers say it could disrupt daily rhythms, affect blood sugar

6/27/2011
Diabetic Girls May Have Heart Risk Factors

Study authors not clear on why, but urge doctors to watch teens closely

6/27/2011
Calories, Not Protein or Carbs, Are Key to Weight Loss: Study

Diabetics gained similar benefits from low-fat diet emphasizing either proteins or carbohydrates

6/27/2011
After Diabetes Diagnosis, Concentrate on Dietary Changes, Study Says

Exercise made little difference in first year of treatment, researchers found

6/27/2011
Life Expectancy Improves for Type 1 Diabetics

15-year gain noted for those diagnosed after 1965, study finds

6/27/2011
Diabetes on Upswing Worldwide

Rate in U.S. rising twice as fast as in Western Europe, study finds

6/26/2011
Class of Drugs Linked to Higher Heart Risk in Older Diabetics

Researchers saw a lower risk with metformin, but experts say study's not the final word

6/22/2011
Health Tip: Don't Deny Your Diabetes

Take care of its symptoms

6/21/2011
Diabetic Kidney Disease Rising in the U.S.

About 40 percent of diabetics will develop kidney disease, study says

6/21/2011
High-Dose Statins May Increase Diabetes Risk

But heart benefits still outweigh potential downside, study authors say

6/21/2011
Lawmakers Urged to Consider Health Effects of Major Legislation

Decades-old policies also need revision, Institute of Medicine says

6/20/2011
Many Using Free Preventive Screenings Tied to Health Care Reform

Medicare heads say offering the tests free will save money long term, but critics disagree

6/20/2011
Men's Waistlines Could Be Key to Health

40 inches put most men in risk zone for serious illnesses, experts say

6/17/2011
Singer Crystal Bowersox Comes to Terms With Diabetes

Good medical management got the Idol runner-up back on top

6/16/2011
Diabetes Drug Actos May Raise Risk for Bladder Cancer: FDA

The other drug in this class, Avandia, is already off U.S. market due to heart risks

6/16/2011
Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Less Obese Patients: Study

They experienced greater weight loss, remission of type 2 diabetes

6/14/2011
Diabetics May Be at Greater Risk for Second Stroke

But lowering cholesterol with statins reduces their odds for cardiovascular events, researchers say

6/8/2011
Impaired Heart Function Seen in Teens With Type 2 Diabetes

Scans showed poor blood flow during exercise compared with other study participants

6/6/2011
Exercise Helps Men Battling Diabetes and Sleep Apnea

Low fitness level linked to higher risk of death among males with both conditions, study finds

6/5/2011
Brown Fat Cells May One Day Help Combat Obesity

Scientists report that they grew 'good' fat cells that can burn calories in lab study

5/31/2011
In Diabetics, Good Scores on Bone Tests May Not Rule Out Risk

People with normal bone density may be as prone to fracture as those with osteoporosis, study finds

5/27/2011
Weight Loss in Heavy, Obese Women Boosts Vitamin D Levels

Deficiency may explain link between obesity and chronic disease, expert says

5/27/2011
Gestational Diabetes Predictable Before Pregnancy, Experts Say

Risk 4.6 times higher in overweight women with high blood sugar, even years before conception

5/27/2011
Scientists Discover 'Ultra-Bad' Cholesterol

Study of super-sticky LDL may spur new heart disease treatments for seniors, type 2 diabetics

5/25/2011
Combo of Paxil, Pravachol May Raise Blood Sugar

As many as 1 million Americans may take the antidepressant and statin together, researchers say

5/24/2011
Simply Eating Less Fat May Cut Diabetes Risk

Study identifies dietary change, not weight loss, as the key factor

5/23/2011
Losing Baby Weight Cuts Odds of Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes

But gaining weight between pregnancies boosts the risk, study finds

5/19/2011
Side Effects May Sway Drug Choices for Tough-to-Manage Diabetes

Study looks at options for type 2 patients who need more than metformin or a sulfonylurea