Misc. Diabetes News

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2/26/2009
Solostar Injection Pen Approved for Diabetes

Prefilled with Apidra, a rapid-acting insulin

2/24/2009
Diabetes Linked to Depression During and After Pregnancy

Study was based on more than 11,000 low-income mothers

2/19/2009
Out-of-Control Blood Sugar May Affect Memory

Close monitoring can keep problem from advancing, experts say

2/19/2009
Obesity, Lack of Insurance Take Toll on Young Americans

CDC annual report on nation's health focuses on those aged 18 to 29

2/18/2009
2/11/2009
Health Tip: Diabetics and Drinking

Ask your doctor if you should drink at all

2/9/2009
Scientists Heartened at Prospect of End to Stem Cell Ban

Move by Obama expected to kick-start efforts to unlock therapeutic potential

2/5/2009
Health Tip: Controlling Your Blood Sugar

Suggestions to prevent hypoglycemia

2/3/2009
Insulin May Protect Against Alzheimer's

In lab study, diabetes treatments are found to slow damage

2/2/2009
Inflammation May Play Role in Sleep Duration

Stress, mood affect cytokine regulators underlying resting habits, study says

1/30/2009
Preeclampsia in Pregnancy Boosts Future Health Risks

Moms may face chance of hypertension, diabetes and blood clots, study says

1/30/2009
Seniors Who Exercise Help Their Health

In study, aerobics, resistance training lowered risk of insulin resistance, improved motor function

1/28/2009
Diabetes Keeps Rising Among U.S. Adults

13% of people over 20 now have the condition, while 30% are pre-diabetic, study finds

1/26/2009
Higher Blood Sugar Could Impair Thinking

People with raised glucose scored worse on cognition tests, study found

1/23/2009
Problems Tied to Obesity Also Seem to Affect Sleep

Studies find three separate links with sleep apnea

1/22/2009
Health Tip: Smoking and Diabetes

How lighting up can worsen your health

1/20/2009
Saliva Test Could Monitor Type 2 Diabetes

Test might one day replace current blood tests, researchers say

1/13/2009
Diet, Exercise Cut Kids' Risk for Metabolic Syndrome

Preventing obesity boosts blood vessel function even without weight loss, study says

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