Misc. Diabetes News

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1/15/2010
Blacks With Diabetes Urged to Cut Calories, Salt

Dietary changes may stave off eye disease, research suggests

1/15/2010
From Risky Health Status to a Better Life

Not just writing about losing weight but doing it takes reporter from the brink of disaster

1/14/2010
Mail-Order May Help People Stick to Med Regimens

Streamlined approach leads more to take drugs as prescribed, study finds

1/14/2010
Artificial Pancreas Prototype in Development for Type 1 Diabetics

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation partners with Johnson & Johnson for medical first

1/13/2010
U.S. Obesity Rates Leveling Off, But Still High

And rates among boys aged 6-19 still climbing, government study finds

1/8/2010
Novel Bandage Might Help Preserve Donor Organs

Diabetics could also benefit from the wrap, which researchers are testing on rats

1/8/2010
Blood Pressure Drugs Might Fight Diabetic Retinopathy

Study in mice reports success against proteins linked to the disease

1/7/2010
Diabetes Meds May Be Falling Through 'Doughnut Hole'

Medicare payment gap prompts some to forego medication, study finds

1/7/2010
Childhood Cancer Survivors Targets for Heart Disease

Study finds higher risk for diabetes, high cholesterol and blood pressure

1/5/2010
Fat Hormone Controls Gene Linked to Diabetes

Gene known to dampen blood sugar disease, researchers say

1/4/2010
Quitting Smoking Can Raise Diabetes Risk

But interventions can keep the illness at bay, experts say

1/4/2010
Markers Predict Kids' Risk of Diabetes as Adults

Review found higher blood pressure, body-mass index, blood fat and sugar levels spelled future trouble

1/4/2010
Genes May Put Black Americans at Risk for Diabetes

Glucose metabolism appears to vary by race, research shows

12/31/2009
Laser Deemed Best Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy

Standard therapy still recommended over steroid injections, researchers say

12/29/2009
Diabetics Less Prone Now to End-Stage Kidney Disease

Reversing decades-long trend, the rate has dropped nearly 4 percent a year since 1996, study finds

12/29/2009
New Guidelines Urge A1C Test for Diabetes Diagnosis

Simple blood test may catch type 2 diabetes, prediabetes sooner, with no fasting

12/25/2009
Heavier Sons Tied to Higher Death Risk for Parents

Obese offspring upped odds of dying of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, study found

12/25/2009
Health Tip: Breast-feeding With Diabetes

You'll burn more calories

12/21/2009
Diabetes Insight Could Lead to Better Treatments

Inhibiting a key inflammatory pathway brought powerful results in mice and people, researchers say

12/18/2009
Blacks Have Less 'Bad Fat' Than Whites

It's a puzzle, because less visceral fat should mean less obesity-linked disease, experts say

12/16/2009
Steroid Shots Tested to Treat Diabetes-Related Eye Disease

Injections can slow retinopathy, but method has risks, researchers say

12/16/2009
Health Tip: Signs That You May Have Diabetic Nephropathy

When diabetes can lead to kidney disease

12/15/2009
Tighter Blood Sugar Control Not Best for Some Diabetics

Other medical problems must be weighed first, study finds

12/14/2009
Coffee, Tea Might Stave Off Diabetes

Decaf may also offer some protection, study finds

12/8/2009
Too-Strict Blood Sugar Control May Lead to Car Crashes

Driver's license approvals for diabetics should be re-evaluated, expert says

12/4/2009
Diabetes Drugs Go Head-to-Head in Study

Metformin outperforms widely used sulfonylureas, but each patient will be different, experts say

12/3/2009
Blood Sugar Intolerance May Predict Postpartum Ills

Screening moms-to-be might offer early warning of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, researchers say

12/3/2009
Breast-Feeding Can Help Mom's Heart Decades Later

20-year study shows it cut risk factors linked to diabetes, cardiovascular trouble

12/2/2009
Sugary Colas Tied to Gestational Diabetes

Study found drinking five or more per week prior to pregnancy increased risk by 22%

12/1/2009
Birth in South Raises Stroke Risk for Life

Death rate highest for lifelong residents of 'stroke belt,' study finds

11/27/2009
Diabetes Cases Expected to Double in 25 Years

Soaring rates to bring unprecedented medical, economic burdens, study predicts

11/25/2009
Type 1 Diabetes May Have a New Foe

Rituximab, already used to fight rheumatoid arthritis, could help newly diagnosed diabetics, study finds

11/25/2009
Stenting May Equal Bypass for Diabetic Heart Patients

But study follow-up period was too short to draw definite conclusions, experts say

11/25/2009
One Step Closer to New Diabetes Treatment

Researchers identify role mitochondrial function plays in insulin production

11/20/2009
11/19/2009
Appalachia, Southeast Hit Hardest by Obesity and Diabetes

CDC county-by-county analysis finds some areas with 1 in 10 adults already diabetic

11/19/2009
Too Few Older Adults Get Recommended Screenings

Report looks to improve health of this group with better preventive care

11/11/2009
Health Tip: Check Your Blood Glucose

Especially if you're diabetic and have additional risk factors

11/9/2009
Doctors Spending More Time Now With Patients

Quality of care increases with longer doctor visits, researchers add

11/6/2009
Good Sleepers More Likely to Eat Right

Adequate shuteye is linked to healthier food choices in study

11/5/2009
Genes Linked to 'Pot' Belly

And excess consumption of saturated fats raises obesity risk, researchers find

11/2/2009
Americans Get Failing Grade on Diabetes Awareness

Survey finds abundant myths about debilitating disease

11/2/2009
Anemia Drug May Raise Stroke Risk in Kidney Patients

Use of Aranesp should be reserved for the most seriously ill, experts say

10/30/2009
Veggies in Pregnancy Lowers Child's Diabetes Risk

Type 1 less likely in kids whose moms favored these foods, study found

10/29/2009
Diet, Exercise Thwart Diabetes: Study

Lifestyle changes really do work to prevent type 2, experts say

10/26/2009
Does Diabetes Slow Alzheimer's?

French study suggesting delayed progression gets guarded response from U.S. experts

10/26/2009
Heart Disease Gender Gap Narrows

Middle-aged women have more heart attacks than in past, but are more likely to survive, studies show

10/23/2009
Diabetes Drug May Boost Weight Loss in Obese Patients

Combo of diet, exercise and injections helped non-diabetics shed pounds, study finds

10/22/2009
Long-Acting Insulin Works Best for Many Diabetics

Once-a-day dose optimal when treatment with the hormone becomes necessary, study finds

10/22/2009
Red-Grape Compound May Improve Diabetes

But so far resveratrol works only as an injection into the brain of mice, study finds