Misc. Diabetes News

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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

3/10/2011
Poor Diet in Pregnancy Tied to Disease in Offspring: Rat Study

Prenatal malnourishment may affect gene that influences long-term health, researchers suggest

3/10/2011
New Drug May Trim Insulin Injections to Just 3 a Week

Phase 2 trial results offer diabetics hope for a simpler daily regimen

3/9/2011
Blood Pressure Drug Delays Kidney Disease in Diabetics

But experts are concerned about higher deaths from heart problems

3/8/2011
Southeastern States Mired in the 'Diabetes Belt': CDC Report

Wide swath cutting across U.S. needs better prevention and treatment efforts, study suggests

3/8/2011
Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

Researchers found diet was associated with improved blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol

3/7/2011
Surviving Serious Childhood Illness Takes Toll Later: Study

Not achieving educational, work goals can plague young adult survivors, researchers say

3/4/2011
Diabetes Often Not Diagnosed or Treated Properly

Millions risk early death as a result, warn researchers

3/4/2011
Health Tip: If Your Child Has Diabetes

Suggestions for what to tell a babysitter

3/2/2011
Tight Blood Sugar Control May Put Some Diabetics at Risk

Death risk higher in those with type 2 and heart disease striving for 'normal' glucose levels: study

3/2/2011
Diabetes Ups Death Risk Overall, Study Shows

Cancer, infectious diseases, even suicide, more common among diabetics

3/1/2011
Scientists Spot Another Gene Behind Type 2 Diabetes

Finding might someday lead to targeted treatment, researchers say

2/28/2011
Health Tip: Diabetes May Contribute to Hearing Loss

Take note of these warning signs

2/27/2011
Higher Vitamin D Intake Could Cut Cancer Risk

Adults need at least 4,000 IU a day, study suggests

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