Misc. Diabetes News

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2/25/2011
Breast-Feeding May Cut Obesity Risk in Kids of Diabetic Moms

Those breast-fed for at least 6 months were less likely to be overweight later, study found

2/24/2011
Type 1 Diabetes Patients Need New Kidney Therapies: Study

Recent advances not enough in preventing end-stage disease, researchers say

2/18/2011
Diabetes Social Networking Web Sites Vary in Quality

Study finds some provide support, useful info; others push bogus 'cures'

2/18/2011
Health Tip: Take Control of Your Diabetes

Suggestions for how to begin

2/16/2011
Dwarfism Mutation May Protect From Cancer, Diabetes

Genetic variant that stunts growth may have health benefits, researchers suggest

2/16/2011
Appalachia, the South Home to Least-Active Americans: CDC

Exercise can help ward off heart disease, cancer, diabetes, agency notes

2/16/2011
In-Hospital Blood Sugar Levels Should Be Higher: Report

New recommendations slightly higher than those of leading diabetes group

2/14/2011
Energy Drinks May Hurt Kids: Study

Children with existing health or emotional issues most at risk, researchers say

2/10/2011
Stars Strut on the Runway for Women's Heart Health

Red Dress show in New York City raises awareness of #1 killer of American women

2/9/2011
Stroke Hospitalizations Up in Teens, Young Adults

But rates are dropping for older men and women

2/4/2011
2/4/2011
Healthier Lifestyles May Prevent 340,000 U.S. Cancers a Year: Study

Regular exercise, balanced diet, limited alcohol help ward off disease, researchers find

2/4/2011
Cold Viruses Appear Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

Along with other factors, these viruses may trigger the disease, researchers say

1/31/2011
New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Focus on Salt Reduction

Slashing sodium intake, switching to healthier fats key features of advisory

1/26/2011
105 Million in U.S. Have Diabetes or Prediabetes, CDC Says

Obesity, changes in diagnostic criteria may be behind soaring rates

1/20/2011
Breast Cancer Patients With Diabetes May Fare Worse

Having both diseases greatly increases the chances of dying, review finds

1/14/2011
Bright Lights at Night May Raise Diabetes Risk

Findings may be especially important for people who work the night shift, researcher says

1/14/2011
The More You Walk, the Lower Your Diabetes Risk: Study

10,000 steps daily 5 days a week three times more protective than just 3,000 steps a day

1/13/2011
1/11/2011
Health Tip: Using Your Blood Glucose Meter

Make sure it's in working order

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