Misc. Diabetes News

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Article Title
10/9/2009
Ex-NFL Players Hold Their Own Health-Wise

Former pros have lower risk of heart disease, suggesting early fitness pays off, researcher says

10/9/2009
Body Clock, Blood Sugar Control Seem Linked

Findings could lead to better diabetes treatments, researchers predict

10/8/2009
Health Tip: Understanding Gestational Diabetes

What it means for you and baby

10/1/2009
Anti-Aging Drug Closer to Reality

Scientists extend lifespan of female mice and thwart diseases of old age in both sexes

9/30/2009
Study Urges Treatment for Even Mild Gestational Diabetes

Women, babies alike benefit when therapy goes to more than just severe cases, experts say

9/30/2009
Workplace Wellness Seems to Really Work

Investing in employee health cuts medical costs and ups productivity, heart experts say

9/29/2009
Eating in America Still Unhealthy: CDC

State-by-state report finds too few people meet fruit and veggie guidelines

9/29/2009
Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Increase Fracture Risk

Study adds to evidence of possible link between thiazolidinediones and bone fractures, researchers say

9/28/2009
Irregular Heartbeat Risk Higher in Women With Type 2 Diabetes

Reason behind gender difference isn't clear, researchers say

9/25/2009
Spider Venom -- The Next Way to Treat Impotence?

Toxin from the deadly Brazilian wandering spider may improve erections, researchers say

9/24/2009
Fructose Boosts Blood Pressure, Studies Find

Tests in mice and men link sugar to hypertension and say time of day may matter, too

9/23/2009
Cost Savings Adds to Value of Preventing Chronic Disease

Avoiding diabetes, high blood pressure can add years to life, researchers say

9/16/2009
'Soda Tax' Wins Health Experts' Support

Researchers cite a win-win for health care and obesity, but beverage industry balks at proposal

9/15/2009
Diabetes Medications Don't Lower Inflammation

Metformin, insulin have little effect on risk factor for heart disease, study finds

9/14/2009
Common Diabetes Drug May Fight Cancer

Metformin-chemo combination shrinks tumors, delays recurrence in mice: study

9/11/2009
Discovery May Pave Way to Better Diabetes Care

Newly discovered gene affects insulin resistance, study finds

9/11/2009
Lupus Worse in Blacks, Hispanics Than in Whites, Study Finds

They're more likely to have conditions that complicate treatment, researchers say

9/8/2009
Metozolv Approved for Diabetic Stomach Disorder, GERD

But long-term use could cause serious side effects

9/4/2009
Waist-Hip Ratio Good Gauge of Obesity in Elderly, Study Shows

After age 70, body mass index is less effective in identifying unhealthy weight levels, researchers say

9/2/2009
Pancreatic Cancer Deaths Higher for Blacks

Accounting for risk factors made no difference in disparity, researchers find

9/1/2009
Key Protein May Link Obesity, Diabetes, Heart Woes

Molecule in fat tissues spurs chronic inflammation that gives rise to disease, researchers say

8/31/2009
Mediterranean Diet May Be Best for Type 2 Diabetes

Reduced need for meds, helped some lose weight compared to low-fat diet

8/31/2009
Researchers Make Insulin-Producing Cells From Adult Skin Cells

May provide research model, possible treatment for type 1 diabetes in future

8/28/2009
Whole Grains, Bran May Fight Hypertension in Men

New findings replicate similar data for women, experts say

8/26/2009
Wheat Consumption May Contribute to Diabetes

Overreaction in gut noted in study of people with type 1 version of disease

8/25/2009
Nick Jonas: Livin' the Dream Despite Diabetes

Youngest member of popular Jonas Brothers band speaks about life with the condition

8/24/2009
Glucose Challenge in Pregnancy Could Predict Heart Disease

Abnormal test results in those without gestational diabetes signals future heart risk, researcher says.

8/19/2009
Patch 'Shots' May Someday Replace Injections

Microneedles could deliver meds safely and painlessly, researchers say

8/19/2009
8/14/2009
8/10/2009
More Evidence Healthy Living Brings Long Life

Good diet, no smoking, regular exercise lower chronic disease risk by 80%, CDC study finds

8/7/2009
Immunoglobulin Can Predict Some Diabetic Complications

Increased excretion of IgM foretells serious cardiovascular issues: study

8/7/2009
Cell Conversion Shows Promise for Diabetes Treatment

But researchers must figure out how to keep new beta cells under control

8/7/2009
Health Tip: Preventing Complications From Diabetes

Take gradual steps to help improve your health

8/5/2009
Sex Hormone Protein May Predict Type 2 Diabetes

Whether it causes the disease or is simply a marker for obesity is unclear

8/5/2009
Gut Hormone Could be Key to Blood Sugar

Lab study may point to new direction for diabetes treatment

8/4/2009
Midlife Heart Risk Factors Linked to Later Dementia

High cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes and smoking raise Alzheimer's risk

8/3/2009
Metformin May Lower Diabetics' Odds for Pancreatic Cancer

But another study finding suggests insulin treatment could boost the risk

7/31/2009
Onglyza Sanctioned for Type 2 Diabetes

A once-daily tablet to help control blood sugar

7/31/2009
More Kids Becoming Severely Obese

Expert urges additional programs, and coverage, for health effects

7/31/2009
Health Tip: If Your Diabetic Child Gets Sick

What to do when another illness strikes

7/28/2009
Older Diabetics Should Avoid Dementia Meds

Combo linked to higher risk for hyperglycemia hospitalization in study

7/27/2009
Unhooking the Obesity-Diabetes Connection

Understanding the link may someday lead to a cure, studies suggest

7/21/2009
Young Black, Hispanic Women Tend to Develop 'Love Handles'

Midsection weight gain could increase their risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers warn

7/16/2009
Dietary Oils May Help Some Fight Fat

Two common supplements lower body fat, build muscle in obese older women with diabetes, researchers find

7/8/2009
Electronic System Helps Track Diabetes Care

Patients benefit from shared information with doctors, Canadian study shows

7/7/2009
Fat-Cell Protein May Reduce Diabetes Risk

Higher levels of adiponectin linked in studies to lower incidence of type 2 diabetes

7/7/2009
Health Tip: Caring for a Diabetic's Skin

Prevent infection and other problems

7/7/2009
Final Rules Broaden Pool for Stem Cell Research

Older stem cell lines eligible for U.S. research dollars, NIH says

7/3/2009
Health Tip: Understanding Pre-Diabetes

When blood sugar is elevated, but not high enough for full-blown diabetes