Misc. Diabetes News

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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

9/17/2008
9/15/2008
Diabetics Less Likely to Lose Weight After Gastric Bypass

Study finds change in med use, improper stomach pouch size are likely causes

9/12/2008
Weight-Loss Surgery Weighed as Diabetes Rx

Studies show it works but cost, long-term effectiveness unclear

9/12/2008
Health Tip: When Diabetics Get Sick

When you should call a doctor

9/10/2008
Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps Diabetics Long-Term

A period of strict management with drugs has effects that last long after therapy ends, study finds

9/9/2008
Heavier People Have Heart Attacks Earlier

12 years sooner for the most obese, new research finds

9/8/2008
Under-the-Skin Blood Sugar Monitor Boosts Diabetes Control

Device sends out readings every 5 minutes round the clock, researchers say

8/29/2008
Cataracts World's Leading Cause of Vision Loss

Age a key factor, but group cites other risks during August disease awareness month

8/27/2008
Fat Cells in Obese People Are 'Sick'

More likely to make insulin-resistant proteins, study says

8/27/2008
Pancreatic Cells Turned Into Insulin-Producing Beta Cells

Researchers say feat could lead to treatment for diabetes

8/25/2008
Health Tip: Feeling Thirsty?

Possible reasons for excessive thirst

8/22/2008
8/19/2008
Arsenic in Drinking Water Raises Diabetes Risk

Even low levels, like those found in U.S., could boost the odds, study finds

8/13/2008
Poor Coordination in Childhood Tied to Adult Obesity

Clumsiness at age 7, below-par motor skills at 11 linked to weight gain later, study says

8/12/2008
Diabetes Onset, Severity Tied to Cognitive Problems

Disease may contribute to neuronal damage, brain atrophy, study suggests

8/12/2008
Weight Loss After Diabetes Diagnosis Offers Big Benefits: Study

And the improvements in blood sugar and blood pressure last, even if weight comes back

8/8/2008
Health Tip: Keep Gestational Diabetes Under Control

Take good care of yourself during pregnancy

8/7/2008
Blood Sugar Test May Also Aid Diabetes Detection

HbA1c analysis doesn't require fasting, could ID millions who don't know they have disease

8/5/2008
Laser Therapy as Good as Drugs for Diabetic Eye Problems

Had fewer side effects than corticosteroids, study finds

8/4/2008
One-Third of Uninsured Are Chronically Ill

And that can mean missed care, fading health, earlier death, experts say

7/30/2008
Pre-Pregnancy Diabetes Boosts Risk for Birth Defects

Women 3 to 4 times more likely to deliver baby with at least one problem, U.S. study finds

7/28/2008
Diet Key to Diabetes Risk

Fruits, vegetables, exercise reduce chances of blood sugar disease, studies find

7/28/2008
Rates of Mild Cognitive Impairment Higher Than Expected

More men, women may develop Alzheimer's than previously thought, researchers say

7/25/2008
Some Sweeteners Inhibit Enzyme Tied to Type 2 Diabetes

Antioxidants in date sugar, dark brown sugars help control blood pressure, heart disease