Misc. Diabetes News

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Article Title
10/11/2010
Retinal Disease Treatments for Elders Doubled Over 10 Years

Procedures for older Americans increased 192% between 1997 and 2007, study finds

10/11/2010
Insulin Resistance Might Raise Risk of Stroke

Study found non-diabetics with the condition were three times more vulnerable

10/8/2010
Language Barrier Hurts Diabetics, Study Finds

Spanish-speaking patients fare better with doctors they understand, researchers say

10/8/2010
10/7/2010
Big Waist Raises Risk of Diabetes, Analysis Suggests

Higher type 2 disease rates in U.S. versus U.K. may be due to greater levels of mid-section fat

10/6/2010
Chronic Kidney Disease Might Affect Hearing

Older patients more likely than their peers to develop hearing loss, researchers find

10/6/2010
Fat Cells Grow Differently in Belly Vs. Bottom

In abdomen, cells expand in size, but in lower body, number of cells increases, scientists find

10/4/2010
Treat High Blood Pressure in Blacks Aggressively: Experts

International medical group recommends starting lifestyle changes, drug therapy earlier than usual

10/1/2010
Health Tip: Frequently Feeling Thirsty?

It could be a sign of something serious

10/1/2010
U.S. Kids Filling Up on 'Empty Calories,' Study Finds

Excess fats and added sugars will lead to health woes later on, experts say

9/30/2010
Gum Disease More Common in U.S. Than Previously Thought

Earlier reports may have underestimated by as much as 50%, experts say

9/28/2010
How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lose Weight, Keep It Off: Study

Intensive lifestyle change program yielded better results than support group

9/23/2010
FDA Restricts Access to Avandia

Citing heart risks, agency also orders review of key research on cardiovascular impact; European regulators suspend drug's sales

9/21/2010
High Blood Sugar Levels Increase Infection Risk From General Surgery

Reducing high blood glucose might bring down odds of surgical site infection, researchers say

9/20/2010
Metabolic Syndrome Doubles Heart Risk, Analysis Shows

Urgent need to help people control obesity, blood pressure, cholesterol, insulin resistance, expert says

9/17/2010
Poor Diet, Inactivity May Lead to Metabolism-Induced Asthma

Findings apply even to children with a healthy weight, researchers say

9/17/2010
9/9/2010
Study Finds Bariatric Surgery Lowers Gestational Diabetes Risk

But weight loss procedure has its own set of risks, experts note

9/8/2010
Dementia Warning Signs Identified in Type 2 Diabetics: Study

High blood pressure, slow gait, self-reported bad health might signal decline, researchers say

9/8/2010
Immune System Genes Show Links to Type 1 Diabetes

Finding is starting point for new work on the disease's origins, possible treatment, experts say

9/3/2010
Mouse Study May Help Explain Fish Oil's Benefits

Giving rodents omega-3 fatty acids helped counteract inflammation that can lead to diabetes

9/2/2010
Many Americans Don't Even Know They're Fat

Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds 30 percent of those overweight think they're normal size

9/1/2010
Immune System Research Sees Many Similarities Among People

Findings may lead to better diagnosis, treatment of cancers, autoimmune diseases, study says

9/1/2010
Diabetes Drug Metformin Linked to Lower Lung Cancer Rate in Mice

Findings reflect those of population studies in humans, researchers say

8/27/2010
Breast-Feeding May Lower Women's Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Women who opted for the bottle had double the odds for the illness later, study found

8/27/2010
Older Diabetes Patients Still Sexually Active, Study Finds

But many have unaddressed sexual problems that may impair their quality of life, expert says

8/25/2010
Link Between Diabetes, Alzheimer's Disease Strengthened

Latest study correlates insulin troubles with dementia-linked brain plaques

8/24/2010
Heart Risks the Same With 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study

Finding conflicts with previous research that found Avandia riskier than Actos

8/24/2010
Health Tip: Diabetics Should Eat on Schedule

Suggestions for planning ahead

8/24/2010
Vitamin D May Influence Genes for Cancer, Autoimmune Disease

Findings could underscore why deficiency plays role in host of serious ills

8/20/2010
Adding Fish Oil to Low-Fat/High-Carb Diet May Improve Cholesterol

Strategy helped those with cluster of unhealthy heart risk factors, study found

8/20/2010
Green, Leafy Vegetables Linked to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

More study needed to clarify role that diet plays in development of the disease, researchers say

8/18/2010
Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes 'Survivors' Give Clues to the Disease

Study shows that some insulin-producing beta cells can persist for decades

8/16/2010
Weight-Loss Surgery May Cut Type 2 Diabetes Medication Use

Study finds reduced drug and health care costs may make surgery a cost-effective alternative for some

8/10/2010
Eye Disease Affects Nearly One in Three Diabetics

But simple steps can help prevent retinopathy, experts say

8/6/2010
Foot Doctors Can Help Diabetics Avoid Amputation: Study

Podiatrists detect conditions that might lead to limb loss, experts say

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