Misc. Diabetes News

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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

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