Misc. Diabetes News

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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

5/19/2011
FDA to Pull Diabetes Drug Avandia From Pharmacy Shelves

Action comes 8 months after use of controversial medicine was restricted due to heart risks

5/13/2011
Fat Cats, Dogs Developing Diabetes, Report Finds

Illness jumped 32 percent in dogs in just five years

5/9/2011
Gastric Bypass May Help Prevent Heart Disease in Teens: Study

Cholesterol levels improved even better in young patients than adults, study found

5/6/2011
Poor Sleep Might Worsen Diabetes

Researchers recommend losing weight, paying more attention to value of sleep

5/3/2011
Structured Exercise Programs Help Lower Blood Sugar, Study Finds

People with type 2 diabetes benefited most from supervised activity, analysis finds

5/2/2011
4/30/2011
Diabetes in Kids Comes With Hefty Price Tag

Study finds medical costs are six times higher than for other young Americans

4/27/2011
New Clues to How Gastric Bypass Surgery Combats Diabetes

Levels of amino acids linked to insulin resistance drop right after procedure

4/26/2011
Antidepressants Work Overall, But Some Symptoms May Persist

Insomnia, sadness, poor concentration reported by many study participants

4/25/2011
Experts Offer New Guidance for Blood Pressure Control in Elderly

Lifestyle changes, use of antihypertensive drugs urged to reduce health problems in those over 80

4/24/2011
Treat Depression to Boost Diabetes Self-Care: Study

Telephone counseling led to lower blood pressure, more exercise, researchers say

4/18/2011
Low Glucose Levels May Raise Death Risk Among Older People

Research shows those over 60 do best with intermediate control over blood sugar

4/18/2011
Do Immune System Ills Help Drive Type 2 Diabetes?

Findings from mouse, human research suggest new insights on the blood sugar disease

4/15/2011
Latest Artificial Pancreas Trials Reduce Risk of Low Blood Sugar

Device also improves blood sugar control, but more research needed, reports study

4/14/2011
4/13/2011
Aerobic Exercise May Curb Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Report

Daily one-hour walks also improved insulin sensitivity in people who are obese, researchers found

4/13/2011
Health Tip: Help Foot Ulcers Heal

Here's what diabetics can do

4/8/2011
Short Bursts of Exercise Good for the Heart: Study

And it's not as time-consuming as less strenuous workouts, researchers say

4/8/2011
4/7/2011
Certain Diabetes Drugs Better for Heart Health, Study Finds

Metformin, the usual first choice medication, said to lead the pack

4/7/2011
Racial Disparities Remain for Health Care for Vets

VA has made improvements, but more needs to be done, study says

4/6/2011
Teen Weight Affects Later Heart Disease Risk: Study

But diabetes risk tied more to adult weight, Israeli researchers find

4/6/2011
Overall Health May Be Key to Beating Breast Cancer

Poorer wellbeing linked to a 65% raised risk of death from any cause in study patients

4/5/2011
Two Different Heart Drugs May Work Equally Well for High-Risk Patients

Study found ARB, calcium channel blocker both helped those with hypertension, glucose intolerance

4/4/2011
Add Cancer to Health Risks of Diabetes: Study

Colon, rectum, liver cancers increased in people with diabetes, researchers say

3/31/2011
Tetanus Still Diagnosed in U.S., Although It's Preventable

People over 65 and diabetics most at risk, CDC warns

3/29/2011
Some Type 1 Diabetics Seem Shielded Against Complications

In one group that had diabetes for 50 years, many never developed expected problems, study finds

3/28/2011
Nicotine Raises Blood Sugar Levels in Lab

Finding may explain higher risk of diabetes complications in smokers, study says

3/25/2011
Nick Jonas Lives Large, Despite Diabetes

Teen star says careful management and good support help keep him healthy

3/24/2011
Dark Chocolate May Harbor Benefits for the Heart

Despite possible upside, cocoa carries risks and won't overcome bad health habits, expert says

3/23/2011
Actos Cut Risk of Prediabetes Becoming Diabetes in Study

It lowered chances by 72 percent but showed side effects, researchers say

3/21/2011
Health Tip: Breast-Feeding When You Have Diabetes

Avoiding low glucose becomes more challenging

3/21/2011
Study Ties Asthma to Higher Odds for Diabetes, Heart Disease

Experts were surprised by the findings, and say more research is needed

3/16/2011
U.S. Death Rate at All-Time Low: CDC

Americans living longer than ever, but gap widens between blacks, whites

3/14/2011
Benefits of Weight-Loss Surgery May Outweigh Risks for Some, Experts Say

American Heart Association statement points to heart health improvements in severely obese people

3/14/2011
Metformin Still Best First-Line Type 2 Diabetes Drug

It has the fewest side effects, costs less, concludes analysis

3/14/2011
In Men, Duration of Diabetes Linked to Raised Heart Risk

More than 17 years of type 2 disease doubles the odds of a first heart attack, study finds

3/11/2011
Diabetics Do Better With Empathetic Doctors

Blood sugar and cholesterol scores more likely to be good when physicians had high empathy scores, study finds