Misc. Diabetes News

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Article Title
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

1/5/2009
Diabetes Epidemic Now Poses Challenges for Nursing Homes

Care for aging people with the disease falls short, study finds

12/31/2008
Dubious Drugs, Tainted Foods Top 2008's Health Stories

But deaths from heart disease, cancer show encouraging drop

12/30/2008
Rising Blood Sugar May Harm the Aging Brain

And exercise might help offset the effect, study suggests

12/19/2008
Exercise Protects Black Women From Type 2 Diabetes

Brisk walking, limiting TV seems to benefit this high-risk group

12/19/2008
Most Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Lack Vitamin D

Deficiency can increase bone fracture risk, researchers say

12/19/2008
Not All Dementia Is Called Alzheimer's

Vascular cognitive impairment impedes ability to organize thoughts, but it is preventable

12/18/2008
Experts Say Blood Sugar Guidelines Remain Effective

Despite conflicting studies, diabetes groups say good glycemic control still best course

12/18/2008
Health Tip: Diabetes and Gum Disease

Here are some warning signs

12/18/2008
FDA Wants New Diabetes Drugs Tested for Heart Risks

Companies must now show their drugs don't increase chances of cardiac trouble

12/17/2008
Strict Blood Sugar Lowering Won't Ease Diabetes Heart Risk

Blood pressure, cholesterol control may be type 2 diabetics' best bet, researchers say

12/17/2008
'Mediterranean'-Style Diet Best for Blood Sugar Control

Another study finds type 2 diabetes increases cancer death risk

12/17/2008
Health Tip: Eye Health for Diabetics

Signs that you should see a medical professional

12/14/2008
Gastric Bypass Success Sparks Debate

Should older people and those with diabetes have the weight-loss surgery?

12/11/2008
2 Markers Predict Survival Odds in Colon Cancer Patients

One protein was protective, the other not, researchers found

12/11/2008
Fast Heart Rate Warns of Obesity, Diabetes

And those conditions take toll on the heart, study says

12/10/2008
2 Diabetes Drugs Double Fracture Risk in Women

Both Avandia and Actos lower bone density, new analysis shows

12/9/2008
Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Soaring

CDC study projects that by 2050, up to 16 million people will have vision problems

12/5/2008
Vitamin K Slows Insulin Resistance in Older Men

But effect for women not same, as study cites obesity as possible cause

12/4/2008
Doctors Issue New Neuropathy Test Guidelines

Common nerve problem best diagnosed with combination of assessments, researchers say

12/4/2008
Health Tip: If You Were Diabetic While Pregnant

You may be able to prevent diabetes from coming back

12/1/2008
Antibiotics Largest Cause of Drug-Induced Liver Damage

Prescription meds, supplements can also trigger acute organ failure, study says

11/26/2008
Health Tip: Diabetes and Dessert

Suggestions for what you should eat

11/25/2008
Chromosome Linked to Diabetics' Heart Risks

Genetic variation identifies those with poor glucose control likely to have artery disease

11/25/2008
Diabetics Spend Thousands More on Care

Tab is $4,174 more a year, but study says proper management, lifestyle changes can help

11/24/2008
Avandia's Heart Risk Higher Than Others in Its Class

A similar diabetes drug, Actos, doesn't seem to carry same dangers, study finds

11/20/2008
Health Tip: Storing Your Insulin

Proper storage helps maintain effectiveness

11/19/2008
Genetic Testing No Real Help in Predicting Type 2 Diabetes

Traditional risk factors, such as obesity, are just as useful, studies find

11/18/2008
Cancer Drugs May Treat Type 1 Diabetes

Experiments in mice show Gleevec and Sutent reverse, prevent autoimmune disease

11/18/2008
Bariatric Surgery Before Pregnancy Benefits Moms, Babies

Weight-loss procedure may change fertility, nutritional needs, study suggests

11/14/2008
Greener Neighborhoods Mean Slimmer Children

Trees, parks get inner city kids moving, study finds

11/14/2008
Blood Sugar Control Helps Diabetics Preserve Sight

Close monitoring means type 1 patients can avoid retinopathy, study suggests

11/11/2008
Retired NFL Players Don't Face Greater Heart Risk

Keeping physically active may help to tackle health threats, study says

11/10/2008
Coated Stents Best for Heart Patients With Diabetes

Were safer, more effective than bare metal ones, study shows

11/10/2008
Hispanics Less Likely to Get Repeat Artery Surgery

Even though they have risk factors that could lead to coronary problems, study finds

11/10/2008
Heart Failure Hospitalizations Up Sharply

Epidemic linked to hypertension, obesity, diabetes, study shows

11/10/2008
Aspirin Doesn't Guard Diabetics Against Heart Disease

Second study found vitamins E, C did little to protect healthy men, either

11/6/2008
Too Few Americans Aware of 'Pre-Diabetes'

It's when blood sugar levels are rising, but disease can still be prevented, CDC says

11/4/2008
Hormone Lowers Glucose Levels in Mice

Injections of apelin appear to be similar to insulin, study says

11/3/2008
Diabetes, Hypertension Hasten Death in Alzheimer's Patients

They're more than twice as likely to die sooner, study finds

11/3/2008
Fish Twice a Week Cuts Diabetics' Kidney Risks

Dietary change enhances blood glucose control, study finds

11/3/2008
Use of Kids' Meds on the Increase

Obesity and its complications driving the trend, researchers say

11/1/2008
FDA Faulted for Stance on Chemical in Plastics

BPA widely used in baby bottles, food containers; has been linked to diabetes, heart disease

10/31/2008
Health Tip: Living With an Insulin Pump

Suggestions to help you adjust

10/30/2008
Consumer Group Seeks FDA Ban on Avandia

Public Citizen cites liver failure deaths, other risks of adverse events for diabetes drug

10/30/2008
Major Illnesses in U.S. Seniors Cost $196 Billion Annually

These include lung diseases, heart disease, pneumonia and gastrointestinal woes

10/29/2008
Other Health Problems Can Delay MS Diagnosis

Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease can all cloud symptoms, study says