Misc. Diabetes News

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1/10/2011
Sugary Drinks, Foods Might Put Teens at Risk for Heart Disease

Study found those who consumed the most showed more signs of pending cardiovascular trouble

1/5/2011
Diabetes Soaring Among American Adults: Report

The number of people treated for the illness rose more than two-fold between 1996 and 2007

1/3/2011
In Women, Diabetes Plus Depression a Deadly Combo

Depression may hinder disease management, researchers say

1/2/2011
U.S. Health Care Reform Tops Health News for 2010

Food safety reform and the flu epidemic that fizzled also made headlines this year

12/27/2010
Injectable, Oral Birth Control Don't Threaten Glucose, Insulin Levels: Study

Women's glucose levels increased with use of injectable DMPA, but not enough to cause concern, research suggests

12/20/2010
Whole-Fat Dairy Products May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

Rare fatty acid found more in whole milk, yogurt and cheeses, researcher explains

12/20/2010
Psoriasis Linked to Raised Heart Risks

40% of study patients with skin disorder had factors such as diabetes, obesity

12/16/2010
Inhalers Linked to Higher Odds of Diabetes in Asthma, COPD Patients

But the risk may stem from a 'pro-inflammatory' diet rather than corticosteroids, one expert contends

12/15/2010
Death Rate From Heart Disease, Stroke Drops Off Over Decade

But success is costly and much too limited, experts say

12/14/2010
Obesity Rising Across All Income Levels: CDC

Education, affluence may help curb weight gain for some, but everyone vulnerable

12/13/2010
What's Good for Heart May Also Be Good for Brain

High 'good' cholesterol seems to protect against Alzheimer's disease, study finds

12/13/2010
Sperm-Producing Cells Coaxed to Produce Insulin

Technique let researchers 'cure' diabetes in mice for a week, but effects in humans uncertain

12/7/2010
New Test Links Blood Protein to Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk

High levels were also associated with risk of death from all causes

12/3/2010
Health Tip: Having Diabetes Can Hurt Your Eyes

Here's how to help prevent problems

11/26/2010
Type 1 Diabetes Death Rate is Falling, But Not Fast Enough

Average rate is still 7 times higher in people with the disease vs those without it, study finds

11/24/2010
Retirement May Do a Mind Good

Study of French retirees found declines in levels of depression and fatigue

11/23/2010
Exercise Combo Best for Type 2 Diabetes

Alternating aerobic exercise and resistance training significantly lowered blood sugar, study finds

11/22/2010
Diabetes, Depression Can Be Two-Way Street

But experts note factors such as obesity, inactivity might also be at play

11/22/2010
Disease Prevention Could Save U.S. Billions of Dollars Annually

Reducing rates of diabetes, high blood pressure by 5% worth $9 billion a year, study finds

11/19/2010
11/17/2010
Cell Phone 'Telemonitoring' May Help Control Blood Pressure

In study, more than a third of diabetics using the system improved their results

11/17/2010
Despite FDA Warning, Avandia Use Varies Across U.S.

Diabetes drug offers case study that some doctors don't get or heed alerts, study says

11/16/2010
Adding Surgery to Meds May Help Diabetics With Heart Disease

The combo seems to reduce clogging of blood vessels better than drugs alone, study finds

11/15/2010
Few Make Lifestyle Changes that Could Keep Their Heart Healthy

Survey found only .01 percent heeded all seven recommendations from heart association

11/12/2010
Diabetes Research Made Significant Strides in Past Year

Advances in treating type 1 diabetes best news as World Diabetes Day approaches

11/11/2010
Are You at Risk of Developing Diabetes?

Know the risk factors and warning signs, experts advise

11/10/2010
Special Infant Formula Might Help Shield Babies from Type 1 Diabetes

Study suggested a protective effect, but experts say it's too early for recommendations

11/10/2010
Childhood Abuse Linked to Diabetes Risk in Adult Women

Stress of physical, sexual abuse may lead to weight gain, insulin resistance, study author suggests

11/9/2010
Number of Uninsured American Adults Hits Record High

Many of those without coverage are middle-income people or chronically ill, CDC says

11/4/2010
Older Americans Sicker Than British Peers...

... But they live just as long, study suggests

11/3/2010
Possible Genetic 'Switches' for Blood Sugar Control Detected

But applications for diabetes years away, researchers say

11/2/2010
Diabetes Drugs Might Lower Risk of Lung Cancer

Study buttresses preliminary findings that found same benefit

11/1/2010
High-Calorie Drinks Still Widely Sold in U.S. Elementary Schools

Despite national guidelines, nearly half of students can buy unhealthy beverages, study finds

10/27/2010
Eating Whole Grains, Fewer Refined Grains, May Help Heart

Substituting brown rice for white is one way to reduce harmful type of body fat, study finds

10/22/2010
One-Third of U.S. Adults Could Have Diabetes by 2050: CDC

'Alarming numbers' point to importance of healthier lifestyles in reversing the trend, experts say

10/18/2010
Even Well-Controlled Diabetes May Present Post-Surgery Risk

Study also finds high blood sugar levels in non-diabetics ups death risk

10/15/2010
Strength Training May Help Kidney Patients Live Longer, Healthier

Over 5 years, those with largest mid-arm muscles 37 percent less likely to die, study found

10/15/2010
Hospitalizations Way Up for Young Adults With Diabetes

And women 20 to 39 affected more than men, study finds

10/11/2010
Retinal Disease Treatments for Elders Doubled Over 10 Years

Procedures for older Americans increased 192% between 1997 and 2007, study finds

10/11/2010
Insulin Resistance Might Raise Risk of Stroke

Study found non-diabetics with the condition were three times more vulnerable

10/8/2010
Language Barrier Hurts Diabetics, Study Finds

Spanish-speaking patients fare better with doctors they understand, researchers say

10/8/2010
10/7/2010
Big Waist Raises Risk of Diabetes, Analysis Suggests

Higher type 2 disease rates in U.S. versus U.K. may be due to greater levels of mid-section fat

10/6/2010
Chronic Kidney Disease Might Affect Hearing

Older patients more likely than their peers to develop hearing loss, researchers find

10/6/2010
Fat Cells Grow Differently in Belly Vs. Bottom

In abdomen, cells expand in size, but in lower body, number of cells increases, scientists find

10/4/2010
Treat High Blood Pressure in Blacks Aggressively: Experts

International medical group recommends starting lifestyle changes, drug therapy earlier than usual

10/1/2010
Health Tip: Frequently Feeling Thirsty?

It could be a sign of something serious

10/1/2010
U.S. Kids Filling Up on 'Empty Calories,' Study Finds

Excess fats and added sugars will lead to health woes later on, experts say

9/30/2010
Gum Disease More Common in U.S. Than Previously Thought

Earlier reports may have underestimated by as much as 50%, experts say

9/28/2010
How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lose Weight, Keep It Off: Study

Intensive lifestyle change program yielded better results than support group