Misc. Diabetes News

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8/6/2010
Depression Linked to Slow Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Improving patients' coping skills may speed recovery, researchers suggest

8/3/2010
Number of Obese Adults Keeps Rising, CDC Says

Overall obesity level now close to 27%, and minorities are hit hardest, report finds

7/29/2010
New Data Supports Link Between Diabetes Drugs, Fractures

Avandia, Actos increase chances of broken bones in older men and women, study shows

7/29/2010
Health Tip: Is Your Blood Sugar High?

Learn the warning signs of hyperglycemia

7/28/2010
In Young Girls, Obesity Linked to Early Puberty, Analysis Reveals

Unanswered questions remain, including psychological impact, researcher says

7/28/2010
Implantable Sensor Measures Blood Sugar Levels

Wireless device transmitted accurate readings in pigs for more than a year, study shows

7/23/2010
7/21/2010
FDA Puts Partial Hold on Avandia Safety Study

Enrollment in TIDE trial suspended after agency rules diabetes drug has heart risks

7/15/2010
Diabetics Urged to Confer With Their Doctor About Avandia Use

Health risks posed by an unauthorized change of medications could be great, experts say

7/15/2010
Dementia May Differ in Those With and Without Diabetes

Vascular disease most likely cause of brain impairment in diabetics, research shows

7/15/2010
Avandia Raises Heart Risk But Should Stay on Market, FDA Panel Finds

Experts vote for tightened controls or restricted sales on diabetes drug

7/14/2010
Health Tip: Take Steps Toward a Healthier Lifestyle

Don't try to do everything at once

7/14/2010
Sleep Plays Important Role in Chronic Disease: Report

7 to 8 hours is optimal for adults, but too much or too little raises health risks, study finds

7/13/2010
FDA Panel Seems Skeptical Over Key Avandia Data

Recent allegations of suppressed or manipulated findings by diabetes drug's maker may be having an impact

7/12/2010
History of Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes Helps Predict Its Return

Women who developed the condition before have much greater risk of recurrence, study finds

7/10/2010
FDA Reviewer Questions Results of Key Avandia Trial

Ahead of crucial advisory panel meeting next week, official cites 'mishandling' of data for diabetes drug

7/9/2010
FDA Advisory Panel Decision on Avandia Looms

Experts meet next week to pore over study data on controversial diabetes drug

7/6/2010
Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Help All Diabetics: Study

In those with coronary disease, it would be better to focus on other heart risk factors, researcher advises

7/6/2010
Changes in Fat Cells May Pave Way for Type 2 Diabetes

May result in the 'hyperinflammation' seen in the disease, researchers say

6/30/2010
Testosterone Gel Could Raise Heart Risks in Frail, Older Men

But study was small and effect may not be similar in men generally, experts say

6/29/2010
Community-Based Diabetes Prevention Program Promising: Study

Model works as well as individual counseling, researchers say

6/29/2010
Insulin Pump With Blood Sugar Sensor May Improve on Injections

Study finds it leads to better diabetes management for type 1 patients

6/29/2010
Tight Blood Sugar Control in Older Diabetics May Not Reduce Heart Risk

But intensive control does improve other conditions, including eye and kidney health, study finds

6/29/2010
Fewer Dying From Type 1 Diabetes

But racial disparities exist, despite overall decrease, U.S. study finds

6/29/2010
Latest Study on Diabetes Drug Avandia Finds No Heart Risks

Report in direct contrast to other new research that found the opposite

6/28/2010
Diabetes Drug Avandia Ups Heart Risk, Reviews Conclude

Two studies published in advance of FDA hearing on drug's fate

6/28/2010
More Genes Implicated in Type 2 Diabetes

Seem to be involved with insulin-making cells, insulin performance, scientists say

6/28/2010
Artificial Pancreas Continues to Show Promise

New research finds it improves blood sugar control overnight in type 1 diabetics

6/25/2010
U.S. Report Finds Too Few Clinics Target Diabetes, Obesity

Local centers need to face growing threat, federal researchers say

6/25/2010
Diabetes May Double Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

People with the condition account for 10% of deaths from cardiovascular disease, study suggests

6/25/2010
Drug Helps Tackle Type 2 Diabetes in New Way, Study Says

But results suggest that dapagliflozin would be an 'add-on' rather than a replacement for regular therapy

6/24/2010
Diabetes Seems to Up Risks for Lung Disease Patients

Longer hospital stays, more deaths noted in those with COPD plus high blood sugar

6/23/2010
Mouse Study Sheds Light on Diabetes-Heart Disease Link

Blood sugar woes may hamper important nerve cell signaling, scientists say

6/22/2010
Blacks Seem More Vulnerable to Deadly Blood Infection

Study suggests higher rates of diabetes, kidney disease might explain why sepsis hits them harder

6/21/2010
Many Diabetics Unaware of Hot Weather Hazards

Although disease raises risk of heat illness, they don't heed the dangers, survey finds

6/21/2010
Age, Race May Affect Type 2 Diabetes Screening Results

The recommended A1c blood test cutoff didn't accurately diagnose elderly Asians, study found

6/20/2010
Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome in Studies

Screening, supplementation could be beneficial, researchers suggest

6/18/2010
People May Skip Soft Drinks Rather Than Pay More

When cost increased, consumption dropped, study found

6/16/2010
Scientists Tease Out Links Between Diabetes, Cancer

Does the blood sugar disease help cause malignancy, or just share common risk factors?

6/15/2010
Key Blood Sugar Test Seems to Differ By Race

Even when glucose values are similar, blacks have higher A1C results, study finds

6/14/2010
Brown Rice Bests White for Diabetes Prevention

Five servings of white rice weekly can up risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers report

6/9/2010
Old Drugs May Have New Use Against Hepatitis C

Drugs used for obesity, diabetes might fight dangerous liver infection, study shows

6/4/2010
Glucose 'Tattoo' Could Track Blood Sugar Levels for Diabetics

Device includes 'carbon nanotubes' injected under skin, say researchers

5/28/2010
Bursts of Vigorous Activity Appear to Be a 'Stress-Buffer'

Exercise 3 days per week may slow cell aging, research suggests

5/28/2010
Caring for Diabetic Pets Helps Humans Get Healthier

Owners learn more about the disease and how to prevent it, study finds

5/27/2010
Experts Advise At-Risk Diabetics to Begin Daily Aspirin Later

In a change, heart & diabetes groups push age threshold up from 40, to 50 for men, 60 for women

5/27/2010
Fit People Release More Fat-Burning Molecules During Exercise

And marathon runners generate far more than those who do moderate exercise, study shows

5/24/2010
Frequent Doctor Visits Help Diabetics Control Blood Pressure

Patients, physicians should communicate more -- either in person, by phone or Internet, researchers say

5/24/2010
Viral Infection Could Be Marker for Type 1 Diabetes

Study finds evidence of cold viruses in majority of kids with blood sugar disease

5/21/2010
Common Diabetes Drug Linked to Vitamin B-12 Deficiency

Type 2 patients taking metformin should get levels tested regularly, study suggests