Misc. Diabetes News

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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

10/21/2009
Super Obesity Ups Risk of Dying After Weight-Loss Surgery

Deaths also more common among those with chronic diseases, study finds

10/14/2009
Dialysis' Drawbacks Outweigh Benefits for Some Older Patients

Quality of life declined in nursing home residents who received artificial kidney treatment: study

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