Misc. Diabetes News

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Broccoli Extract Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes

But supplement only seems to help a certain group of people with the disease

Key Diabetes Test Gives Higher Blood Sugar Readings in Black Patients

Study suggests difference stems from both biological and care issues

For Diabetics, Nasal Powder Fixed Severe Low Blood Sugar

New product much easier to use than rescue injections, researcher says

Can Folks With Type 2 Diabetes Forgo the Finger Stick?

Self-monitoring of blood sugar had no effect on long-term glucose levels in those not taking insulin, researchers say

Study Confirms Link Between Diabetes Med and Rare But Dangerous Complication

SLGT2 inhibitors can hike risk for condition known as diabetic ketoacidosis, research shows

U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study

It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women

Health Tip: What's My Target Blood Glucose?

It varies based on these factors

Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study

More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list

Suicide by Insulin?

Self-harm and suicidal behavior may not always be obvious in people with diabetes

Diabetes Drug Gets FDA Warning Due to Amputation Risk

Canagliflozin tied to a doubling of amputations of legs, feet, agency says

Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health

Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

As Temps Rise, Risk of Pregnancy Complication May Too

Extreme cold seems to reduce the chances; heat raises the odds, study suggests

Health Tip: Managing Meals With Gastroparesis

Condition more frequent among diabetics

Transplant of Insulin-Producing Cells Offers Hope Against Type 1 Diabetes

Patient still off injections a year after receiving cells in area near stomach

Red Wine Antioxidant Might Help Diabetics' Arteries

Resveratrol supplements appeared to aid those with the stiffest blood vessels in small study

Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health

Excess weight appears to amplify the threat, study says

Health Tip: Coping With the 'Dawn Phenomenon'

If you have diabetes, here's what to do

Obesity Quadruples Kids' Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

About 415 million people worldwide have the disease, which is costly to treat but can be prevented

The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable

Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say

When Is It Safe to Drive With Type 1 Diabetes?

Researchers say new checklist can help determine when low blood sugar should keep you off the road

Is Annual Eye Exam a Must for People With Type 1 Diabetes?

An individual's level of risk for diabetic eye disease should guide how often they're screened, study says

High Blood Pressure: A Silver Lining for Ovarian Cancer Patients?

Study finds prognosis may have some surprising influences

Diabetes Continues Its Relentless Rise

But doctors making headway with heart complications among these patients

A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later

Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

10 Minutes of Sweat a Day Helps Kids' Hearts

Replacing light exercise with vigorous activity could greatly benefit some kids and teens, study finds

Race Plays Role in Heart, Diabetes Risk, Even at Normal Weight

For example, study found higher risk in Hispanics and people of South Asian descent who weren't overweight

What Drugs Work Best for Diabetic Nerve Pain?

Data review shows some meds help more than others, but better options still needed

Many Kids With Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams, Study Finds

Those with type 2 disease should see eye doc right away, while type 1 patients can wait 5 years

A Warming Planet Might Mean More Diabetes

Study found a link between increases in temperature and more cases of the blood sugar disease

Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men

Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists say

Health Tip: Managing Metabolic Syndrome

Ways to help ward off complications

Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes

Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk

Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance

Severe Low Blood Sugar Episode May Up Death Risk in Those With Type 2 Diabetes

Study also found a jump in heart disease and stroke odds

Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk?

People who ate least amount of this protein slightly more likely to develop type 2 disease, study suggests

Eye Exam Might Help Spot Poor Circulation in Legs

Narrowing of blood vessels in the retina could mimic what's happening in lower limbs, research suggests

More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure

If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggests

Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes

Study explores which foods and nutrients may be helpful or harmful

Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy

Factors that make the disease more likely

Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic

Severe gum disease can signal undiagnosed case of blood sugar disease

Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?

Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes Poses Risks for Mom, Baby

Study confirms numerous hazards, and experts stress the condition must be treated immediately

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes

After procedure, some patients were able to stop taking insulin to control their blood sugar, researchers report

Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report

American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

Genes Tied to Belly Size Also Linked to Heart Disease

Large study found association, but did not prove cause and effect

Air Pollution May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Study of obese Hispanic children suggests smog might boost chances of developing the blood sugar disorder

Sickle Cell Trait in Blacks Can Skew Diabetes Test Results

Inaccurate reading may affect diagnosis and treatment of the blood sugar disease, study says

Is There a Link Between Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer?

Type 2 diabetes onset or worsening may be early sign of deadly, hard-to-detect cancer, study suggests