Misc. Diabetes News

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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

10/28/2008
Too Few Understand Diabetes' Dangers

Americans more fearful of shark bites than this common, potentially lethal disease, survey shows

10/27/2008
Cost of Diabetes Care Has Doubled

Newer, more expensive drugs, rising rates of blood sugar disease to blame, study finds

10/22/2008
Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes Updated

Lifestyle changes, the drug metformin remain recommended initial therapy

10/17/2008
Americans Losing Sight of Eye Health

A quarter haven't seen vision specialist in 2 years, survey finds

10/17/2008
High-Risk Kids, Diabetics Need Regular Blood Pressure Checks

Experts offer guidance during hypertension meeting

10/17/2008
Spices, Herbs Boost Health for Diabetics

Study finds antioxidants lower inflammation caused by high blood sugar

10/17/2008
Aspirin Doesn't Prevent First Heart Attack, Stroke

Study contradicts current recommendations; expert suggests change

10/15/2008
Women Smokers Prone to Dangerous Blood Vessel Condition

Risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm is 8 times higher than in nonsmokers, study says

10/10/2008
Older Diabetics With Depression Face Higher Death Rate

Study suggests poor self-care partly to blame

10/10/2008
Metabolic Syndrome Raises Colon Cancer Risk 75%

Finding suggests need for more careful screening for these patients, researcher says

10/8/2008
New Vaccine May Help Type 1 Diabetics in Future

Early study finds it appears to sustain insulin production in the newly diagnosed.

10/6/2008
Vending Machines Found in Most Middle Schools

Snacks, drinks sold not helping fight against childhood obesity, researcher notes

10/6/2008
Obesity, Insulin Level Impact Prostate Cancer Survival

Heavy men with high output of the hormone had quadruple the death risk, study found

10/3/2008
Gestational Diabetes Risk Higher for Asian-White Couples

Pelvic size may also play role in further chance of Caesarean delivery, study finds

9/29/2008
New Diabetes Drug Works Well in Trial

Could be approved for U.S. market by next year, researcher says

9/26/2008
Drug Fights Diabetic Eye Disease

Retinopathy is a potentially blinding complication, but Atacand may help

9/25/2008
Moderate Aerobic Exercise Lowers Diabetics' Liver Fat

Study cites benefits for type 2 patients seeking to avoid cardiovascular problems

9/24/2008
Painkiller May Prevent Diabetes-Related Retinal Damage

Pentazocine's effects on eye health called 'phenomenal,' study concludes

9/24/2008
Health Tip: Exercise for People With Diabetes

Help keep blood glucose under control

9/23/2008
Stroke Prevalence Higher, Deadlier Among American Indians

More smoking, hypertension, diabetes may explain statistics, study says

9/23/2008
Nasal Insulin Won't Shield At-Risk Kids From Diabetes

The treatment had no effect in keeping the disease at bay, researchers say

9/19/2008
Chamomile Tea May Ward Off Diabetes Damage

Rats fed herbal extract showed significant decrease in blood sugar levels

9/19/2008
'Healthy Fat' Chemical Aids Body's Metabolism

Mouse study uncovers new class of hormones that could reverse obesity-related disease

9/17/2008
Premixed Insulin May Offer Better Blood Sugar Control

Study compared these formulations to long-acting insulin and other medications

9/17/2008
New Noninvasive Device Could Control Diabetes

Intestinal liner leads to significant drops in blood sugar levels, researcher says