Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

6/11/2009
Nicotine May Help Spur 'Prediabetes'

Toxin ups cortisol levels, encourages insulin resistance, study finds

6/11/2009
Diabetes Drug Byetta May Aid Weight Loss in Obese Patients

Combined diet, exercise and injection had best results in study

6/9/2009
Effect of Strict Diabetes Control on Heart Still Unclear

Reviews show it wasn't to blame for excess deaths in one trial, but when therapy starts could be key

6/9/2009
Health Care 'Gap' Continues for Minority, Poor Americans

Government report finds they have higher incidence of illness, fewer options for care

6/9/2009
New Diabetes Drug Shows Promise in Trial

Liraglutide mimics effects of a natural hormone, researchers say

6/8/2009
Know Your Odds for Heart Failure

Lifestyle plays key role, study confirms, and a new 'calculator' helps gauge risk

6/8/2009
Drugs Best First Defense Against Heart Disease for Diabetics

Study finds medicines typically do as well as surgery, especially in less severe cases

6/5/2009
Avandia Raises Risk of Heart Failure, Fractures

But study found diabetes drug didn't increase chances of heart disease, death

6/5/2009
Experts Urge One Test to Diagnose Diabetes

A1C screen tracks blood sugar over time, with no fasting required

6/5/2009
Alcohol, Cigarettes and Diabetes Up Colorectal Cancer Risk

More than seven drinks a week raises odds 60% over teetotalers, researchers say

6/5/2009
Health Tip: Dispose of Syringes Safely

Put them in a secure container

6/2/2009
Weight-Loss Surgery Options Compared in Super-Obese

Duodenal switch may be more effective than gastric bypass, researchers say

5/29/2009
Health Tip: Eating Out With a Diabetic Child

Suggestions for meals away from home

5/27/2009
Type 1 Diabetes Rates Rising Among European Children

Twice as many kids under age 5 could be affected by 2020, researchers warn

5/26/2009
Hardened Arteries Threaten Obese, Diabetic Youth

Ultrasound shows damage tied to rising odds for stroke, heart attack, researchers say

5/24/2009
Mom and Baby Alike May Benefit From Exercise

Most women should keep active while pregnant, experts say

5/22/2009
Among Obese Diabetics, Sleep Apnea May Be Common

Study finds, though, that disorder often goes undiagnosed

5/22/2009
Strict Blood Sugar Control Lowers Heart Risks in Diabetics

It prevents many complications of chronic disease, experts say

5/22/2009
Drug May Lessen Amputation Risk for Diabetics

Researchers suggest that findings could alter treatment methods

5/21/2009
Sleeping Through Dialysis May Be the Way to Go

Overnight procedure allows longer filtering, which experts prefer

5/21/2009
High Blood Fats Tied to Diabetic Nerve Loss

Triglycerides better predictor of neuropathy than blood glucose levels, study suggests

5/20/2009
Glucose Control Pays Long-Term Benefits for Diabetics

Analysis shows even small improvements may prevent eye, kidney and nerve damage

5/18/2009
Money May Matter, Health-Wise, in Old Age

With wealth and education come fewer chronic problems, study finds

5/15/2009
5/13/2009
Productivity Takes a Hit From Obesity, Diabetes

More lost time signals need for workplace interventions, experts say