Misc. Diabetes News

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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

7/1/2009
Drugs May Not Slow Kidney Damage in Diabetes

Study uncovers possible benefit, though, in stemming vision loss

7/1/2009
FDA Tells Patients to Stick With Diabetes Drug Linked to Cancer

There's no conclusive evidence that Lantus causes malignancy, agency says

7/1/2009
Obesity Rates Continue to Climb in U.S.

Eight of 10 states with highest number of obese adults are in the South, report says

6/30/2009
Comic Strip Aims to Educate Families About Diabetes

Storyline tackles lack of information about the disease in the Hispanic community

6/29/2009
Low Blood Sugar in Hospital Tied to Higher Death Risk for Diabetics

Hypoglycemia likely a sign of additional illness, suggest experts

6/25/2009
Hormone Could Improve Diabetes Treatment

Biomarker might predict how type 2 patients will respond to drugs, study shows

6/25/2009
Health Tip: What's Ketoacidosis?

A potential complication of diabetes

6/24/2009
Weight-Loss Surgery Safe, Effective Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

Research shows procedure is no more dangerous than other routine surgeries

6/24/2009
Health Tip: Don't Ignore Diabetes

Doing so can sabotage your health

6/18/2009
Health Tip: Help Prevent Metabolic Syndrome

A possible precursor to diabetes and heart disease

6/17/2009
6/13/2009
Blood-Sugar Spikes Send Testosterone Levels Down

Finding has implications for men with low levels of the hormone, experts say

6/11/2009
Frequent Snoring in Pregnancy Could Signal Blood Sugar Trouble

Gestational diabetes risk higher in moms-to-be who snore, study finds