Misc. Diabetes News

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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

4/7/2010
Middle-Age Americans Less Mobile Than Ever

Health experts see this as troubling individually and for society

4/5/2010
Study Finds That Insulin-Producing Beta Cells Can Be Reborn

Different pancreatic cells change into beta cells, suggesting new therapy for type 1 diabetes

3/30/2010
Novel Method Eyed for Normalizing Blood Sugar

Working with mice, diabetes researchers reactivate key cellular pathway

3/30/2010
Diabetes Screening Should Start Sooner

Study found checking for blood sugar disease earlier cut complications, costs

3/29/2010
Women, Diabetics Fall Fast Into Medicare 'Doughnut Hole'

Dementia patients are also at high risk for coverage gap, study finds

3/29/2010
'Jekyll and Hyde' Factor May Control Insulin Function

Finding could lead to new diabetes treatments, researchers say

3/25/2010
Many Americans Unaware They Have Chronic Kidney Disease

Those at risk for diabetes should be screened, researcher says

3/25/2010
Accepting Help Improves Survival Among Diabetics

Go-it-alone types have 33 percent higher risk of death, study finds

3/23/2010
New Inhaled Insulin Shows Promise for Diabetes

Afrezza works faster, appears to have fewer side effects than predecessor

3/23/2010
Healthy Living Adds Years to Life

But disparities in longevity still tied to geography, race and income, study shows

3/19/2010
Avandia Researchers' Financial Ties Questioned

Review of studies on controversial diabetes drug points up conflicts of interest

3/18/2010
Selenium Could Shield Against Diabetes

High levels in men appear to be beneficial, study finds

3/17/2010
Online, Phone Tests Assess Diabetes Risk

Nearly 6 million Americans don't know they have type 2, experts say

3/16/2010
FDA Approved Diabetes Drug Despite Hints at Cancer Risk

Rat studies suggest Victoza could spur rare thyroid tumor, but experts say effects in humans are unclear

3/15/2010
Arthritis Drug May Fight Diabetes, Too

Study finds that salsalate helps control blood sugar levels

3/15/2010
2 Drugs Fail to Prevent Diabetes in the Overweight

Diovan, Starlix also had limited or no effect in shielding users from cardiovascular woes, study finds

3/15/2010
Intense Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Therapies Don't Help Type 2 Diabetics

Study findings underscore the importance of exercise and proper nutrition, expert says

3/12/2010
Start Metformin Early for Best Results

Study finds that diabetes drug works longer if started soon after diagnosis

3/12/2010
Health Tip: Symptoms of Ketoacidosis

What diabetics should look for

3/11/2010
Body's Response to Foods' Smell, Taste Could Be Diabetes Risk Factor

A gene mutation could trigger key insulin reaction in some, researchers say

3/8/2010
Increasing Soda Consumption Fuels Rise in Diabetes, Heart Disease

Finding suggests new health policies could make a dent in the problem, researcher says

3/8/2010
Processed Meat May Harm the Heart

Salt and preservatives may be the culprits, researchers suggest

3/5/2010
More Info Needed on Problems With Insulin Pumps

Not clear if troubles stem from the devices or patient error, FDA panel says

3/4/2010
Whole Grains Take a Bite Out of Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Simply selecting brown rice over white also makes a difference, researchers say

3/3/2010
Newer Blood Test Predicts Diabetes, Heart Disease

A1C outperforms fasting glucose in predicting heart disease and stroke risk, study finds

3/2/2010
Having Prediabetes May Not Kick-Start Prevention Efforts

Most people still didn't lose weight or exercise, study finds

3/1/2010
Hormone Outperforms Insulin in Diabetic Mice

Someday, leptin could free people with type 1 disease from daily injections, expert predicts

2/26/2010
Twice as Many Women May Soon Be Diagnosed With Gestational Diabetes

Stricter guidelines take birth complications into account, researcher says

2/26/2010
Health Tip: What's Gastroparesis?

When the stomach doesn't empty quickly enough

2/23/2010
Exercise Can Quiet Anxiety That Comes With Illness

Symptoms fall 20 percent among people with chronic health woes, study finds

2/23/2010
FDA: No Decision on Whether to Pull Diabetes Drug Avandia Off the Market

Controversial medicine raises users' heart risk, leaked files suggest, but agency still reviewing data

2/22/2010
Excessive Weight Gain During Pregnancy Raises Gestational Diabetes Risk

Women who pack on more pounds than recommended are most susceptible, researchers say