Misc. Diabetes News

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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

5/20/2010
Fat in Males, Females Differs Genetically, Mouse Study Shows

Finding might explain why men store fat around belly, women around the hips

5/20/2010
More Steps a Day Lead to Better Health

Study suggests walking may help prevent metabolic syndrome

5/13/2010
Health Tip: Why Do Some Diabetics Have Nerve Damage?

Common reasons for diabetic neuropathy

5/7/2010
Diabetes Test Results May Be Deceptive in Black Children

Study finds racial disparities in hemoglobin A1c screenings

5/6/2010
One Sleepless Night Ups Insulin Resistance

Increase in type 2 diabetes may be related to trend toward less sleep, researchers suspect

5/6/2010
Pig Pancreas Cells Help Type 1 Diabetics

Early trial finds technique is safe, improves blood sugar control

5/3/2010
'Healthy' Pre-Diabetics Still Face Heart Disease Threat

Experts urge preventive steps for those at risk of developing high blood pressure, diabetes

5/3/2010
FDA Reviews Side Effects From Prostate Cancer Therapy

Doctors urged to consider risks of hormone treatment, inform patients

5/2/2010
Eye Disease Rates High Among Latino Americans

As the population ages, more programs needed to address vision loss, experts say

4/28/2010
Drug a New Treatment Option for Diabetic Eye Disease

Lucentis is first new therapy against diabetic macular edema in a quarter-century, experts say

4/28/2010
Tight Blood Sugar Control May Not Harm Diabetics

Re-analysis of a landmark study refutes link between intensive therapy, higher death risk

4/25/2010
Noncardiac Chest Pain May Warrant More Management: Study

Patients should be screened and monitored for heart-related conditions, researchers say

4/23/2010
Injection Helps Treat Hard-to-Control Type 2 Diabetes

Adding daily shot improves blood glucose levels when standard regimen fails, study finds

4/22/2010
Flying With Needles and Meds Can Raise Security Flags

But experts say ways exist to ease travel for those with chronic illness or disability

4/21/2010
Managing Type 1 Diabetes Can Stress Teens

Glucose levels tend to rise, study finds, as youths control their own care

4/21/2010
Wounded Soldier Spared Diabetes With Emergency Transplant

Improvised surgery saved his life, and may lead to new options to treat type 1 diabetes

4/20/2010
Weight Gain, Smoking May Make Prostate Cancer Deadlier

Men who put on pounds after prostatectomy nearly double odds of recurrence, one study finds

4/16/2010
Health Tip: At Risk for Gestational Diabetes?

Who is more likely to develop diabetes while pregnant

4/14/2010
Artificial Pancreas for Type 1 Diabetes Moves Closer to Reality

Newest version effectively controls blood sugar without user involvement

4/13/2010
Hormones Tied to Diabetes Might Also Influence Fertility

Mouse study shows how type 2 disease can develop without obesity

4/9/2010
Health Tip: Ward Off Hypoglycemia

Suggestions that may help prevent low blood sugar

4/9/2010
If Your Doctor Prescribes an HbA1c Test

It can detect possible diabetes complications

4/8/2010
Vaccine Reverses Type 1 Diabetes in Mice

More studies needed to see if it can benefit people with the disease