Misc. Diabetes News

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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

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