Misc. Diabetes News

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4/14/2009
Pancreatic Islets in Forefront of Diabetes Research

Cells could play major role in treatment, if supply is adequate, study finds

4/14/2009
Stem Cells Buy Freedom From Insulin for Type 1 Diabetics

In small study, most of patients got temporary reprieve from daily injections

4/8/2009
A Fat That May Keep You Thin

'Brown' fat, previously unknown in adults, revs up calorie-burning, experts say

4/7/2009
Certain Diabetes Drugs May Pose Eye Risk

Use of Avandia, Actos tied to a retinal disorder, study finds

4/7/2009
Protein Might Be a Troublesome Nutrient

Study in rats links it to diabetes risk, but human application is unclear

4/6/2009
More U.S. Kids Taking Diabetes, Blood Pressure Drugs

Prescriptions rose by more than 15 percent in 3 years, researchers say

4/2/2009
Plain-Language Guides Detail Insulin Treatments

U.S. agency compiles comparison of therapies for both doctors and patients

3/31/2009
For Diabetics, On-Demand Care May Not Help

Blood pressure control was worse with newer scheduling option, study finds

3/26/2009
Diabetics May Soon Have Low-Sugar Vegetable Juice

Chinese scientists used bacteria to strip the drink of carbs

3/24/2009
Many Americans Fear Being Diagnosed With Diabetes

But most do little to reduce risks of getting blood sugar disease, survey finds

3/24/2009
Tight Blood Sugar Control May Raise Risks in the ICU

Very ill patients have higher mortality when glucose is too strictly controlled, study finds

3/23/2009
Too Much Red Meat May Shorten Life Span

Major study finds an effect, but critics say meat offers important nutrients

3/20/2009
Diabetics and Elderly May Fare Better With Bypass

Study finds that for some groups, survival odds after angioplasty are not as great

3/19/2009
Internal Clock and Metabolism May Be Linked

Discovery in mice could offer clues to effects of aging, experts say

3/18/2009
Millions of Americans With Chronic Ills Put Off Health Care

Survey shows they suffer consequences of delaying doctor visits, filling prescriptions

3/18/2009
Researchers Use Gene to End High Blood Sugar in Mice

Whether method might someday help people awaits further study

3/18/2009
Health Tip: Stress and Diabetes

The body's response can affect your blood sugar

3/13/2009
Aging Baby Boomers May Swamp Cardiac Care

'Diabesity' renders them more prone to heart attacks than their predecessors, researchers say

3/12/2009
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Boosts Death Risk for Diabetics

Blood pressure and cholesterol should be controlled more aggressively, study suggests

3/11/2009
Too Little Sleep May Raise Diabetes Risk

Less than 6 hours of slumber per night heightened the odds, study found

3/10/2009
Drug-Eluting Stents Show Promise for Leg Arteries

Fewer repeat procedures were needed in people with peripheral arterial disease, study finds

3/10/2009
Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease May Speed Dementia

Expert urges people to modify lifestyle after reports find a connection

3/9/2009
Obama Lifts Ban on Stem Cell Research

Scientists applaud his action, which is expected to kick-start efforts to unlock therapeutic potential

3/8/2009
Obama to End Stem Cell Ban Monday

Researchers applaud his action, which is expected to kick-start efforts to unlock therapeutic potential

3/6/2009
Gene Explains How High-Fructose Diets Lead to Insulin Resistance

Corn syrup more easily metabolizes to fat in liver, which may trigger disease, study says

3/5/2009
Stress May Raise Diabetes Risk for Obese Black Women

Surge in anxiety-linked hormone worsens blood sugar level, researchers suggest

3/3/2009
'Fasting Signal' Offers Clues to Insulin Resistance in the Obese

Drugs blocking this communication may offer therapeutic benefits, mouse study finds

3/3/2009
Night Shift Work Hard on the Heart

Study finds it alters levels of hormones, could raise risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease

2/26/2009
Solostar Injection Pen Approved for Diabetes

Prefilled with Apidra, a rapid-acting insulin

2/24/2009
Diabetes Linked to Depression During and After Pregnancy

Study was based on more than 11,000 low-income mothers

2/19/2009
Out-of-Control Blood Sugar May Affect Memory

Close monitoring can keep problem from advancing, experts say

2/19/2009
Obesity, Lack of Insurance Take Toll on Young Americans

CDC annual report on nation's health focuses on those aged 18 to 29

2/18/2009
2/11/2009
Health Tip: Diabetics and Drinking

Ask your doctor if you should drink at all

2/9/2009
Scientists Heartened at Prospect of End to Stem Cell Ban

Move by Obama expected to kick-start efforts to unlock therapeutic potential

2/5/2009
Health Tip: Controlling Your Blood Sugar

Suggestions to prevent hypoglycemia

2/3/2009
Insulin May Protect Against Alzheimer's

In lab study, diabetes treatments are found to slow damage

2/2/2009
Inflammation May Play Role in Sleep Duration

Stress, mood affect cytokine regulators underlying resting habits, study says

1/30/2009
Preeclampsia in Pregnancy Boosts Future Health Risks

Moms may face chance of hypertension, diabetes and blood clots, study says

1/30/2009
Seniors Who Exercise Help Their Health

In study, aerobics, resistance training lowered risk of insulin resistance, improved motor function

1/28/2009
Diabetes Keeps Rising Among U.S. Adults

13% of people over 20 now have the condition, while 30% are pre-diabetic, study finds

1/26/2009
Higher Blood Sugar Could Impair Thinking

People with raised glucose scored worse on cognition tests, study found

1/23/2009
Problems Tied to Obesity Also Seem to Affect Sleep

Studies find three separate links with sleep apnea

1/22/2009
Health Tip: Smoking and Diabetes

How lighting up can worsen your health

1/20/2009
Saliva Test Could Monitor Type 2 Diabetes

Test might one day replace current blood tests, researchers say

1/13/2009
Diet, Exercise Cut Kids' Risk for Metabolic Syndrome

Preventing obesity boosts blood vessel function even without weight loss, study says

1/9/2009
Diabetes Linked to Cognitive Problems

Study found impairments were mild, but they could signal later trouble

1/8/2009
Doctors Urged to Screen Diabetics for Sleep Apnea

Treatment may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

1/6/2009
It Pays to Eat Less as You Age

Cutting calories can cut down on pounds in middle age, study says

1/6/2009
Health Care Spending in U.S. Grew at Lowest Rate in a Decade

But consumers are still paying more for out-of-pocket expenses, reports say