Misc. Diabetes News

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7/17/2008
Disease Prevention Programs Worth the Investment

Within five years, $16 billion a year could be saved, report claims

7/15/2008
Eye Test Could Spot Diabetes Vision Trouble Early

It may prove an easy, less invasive means of detecting retinopathy, other woes

7/14/2008
Diabetic Hispanics Missing Out on Eye Exams

They're particularly vulnerable to diabetes-linked vision loss, experts warn

7/9/2008
Diabetes, Weight Tied to Male Infertility

Both conditions cause significant decrease in body's ability to repair sperm DNA, studies find

7/8/2008
A Blood Marker Could Spot Diabetes Risk

Higher levels of fetuin-A were linked to later disease development, study found

7/8/2008
Kids' Obesity May Lead to Epidemic of Adult Diabetes

Impact has yet to be felt, since type 2 course may take 10 years to show, study says

7/7/2008
New Spanish Consumer Guide Compares Diabetes Meds

Publication aimed at assisting the 1 in 8 Hispanics with type 2 disease

7/1/2008
Wireless Device Approved for Diabetics

Communicates with pump to deliver insulin

6/30/2008
Mom's Unhealthy Diet May Have Long-Term Impact on Baby

Rats fed junk food had higher cholesterol, blood fats into adulthood, British study finds

6/30/2008
New Molecular Trigger Described for Hypertension, Diabetes

Out-of-control enzymes do damage in both conditions, study finds

6/30/2008
Scientists ID New Genes Tied to Crohn's Disease

Number tripled, and they find a link to other conditions such as asthma, diabetes

6/26/2008
Chronic Kidney Disease Growing Globally

Researchers urge countries to make condition a public health priority

6/24/2008
24 Million Americans Had Diabetes in 2007

57 million more had pre-diabetes, but education drive making inroads, CDC says

6/19/2008
Metabolic Syndrome May Be in the Genes

Certain DNA raises the odds of this cluster of heart risk factors, experts say

6/18/2008
Weight Loss After Gastric Bypass Is Key to Easing Diabetes

Patients who dropped most pounds went off diabetes meds and into remission, study found

6/17/2008
Diabetes Drug May Prevent Early Puberty in Young Girls

Metformin delayed first menstruation, cut body fat for those at risk of insulin resistance

6/17/2008
Study Ties Herpes Virus to Emerging Form of Diabetes

French researchers say antibodies linked to disease found in Sub-Saharan Africans

6/17/2008
Diabetes and Depression Go Hand-in-Hand

And doctors need to be aware of the connection, study says

6/16/2008
Diabetes Might Help Spur Hearing Loss

Study finds higher rate of impairment among diabetics

6/16/2008
Insulin Resistance Tied to Peripheral Artery Disease

Those with highest levels at almost twice the risk, regardless of diabetes, study finds

6/15/2008
'Standard' Glucose Test May Be Wrong One for Obese Children

Fasting blood glucose test less reliable than glucose stress test in detecting prediabetes

6/13/2008
Health Tip: Understanding Hypoglycemia

It's low blood sugar, a frequent complication of diabetes

6/10/2008
No Matter the Doctor, Black Diabetics Fare Worse Than White Counterparts

Study found doctors with patients of both races still showed disparities in outcomes

6/10/2008
Weekly Drug Helps Type 2 Diabetics

Longer-lasting exenatide maintained glucose levels, helped patients lose weight, study reports

6/10/2008
Diabetes Drug May Slow Eye Disease

Use of rosiglitazone showed 59.5% reduced risk of retina damage

6/8/2008
Older Diabetics' Risk of Cardiac Ischemia Lower Than Thought

Those 55 to 75 with type 2 disease have same odds for condition, regardless of screening

6/7/2008
Doctors Urged to Look for Link Between Type 2 Diabetes, Sleep Apnea

Group pushes new clinical practices to have patients presenting with one checked for other

6/7/2008
Formula Puts Doctor, Patient Glucose Readings on Same Page

Math converts two systems into better measurement, study says

6/7/2008
Gum Care Helps Control Type 2 Diabetes and Its Complications

Periodontal disease associated with higher levels of insulin resistance, studies say

6/6/2008
Scientists ID Gene Regulating Blood Glucose Levels

Copies of variant don't boost type 2 diabetes risk but could suggest its causes

6/6/2008
Genetically Engineered Mice Regenerate Beta Cells

Finding may prove a major advance in type 1 diabetes research, study says

6/5/2008
Diabetes Boosts Liver Cancer Risk in Hepatitis, Cirrhosis Cases

Chances doubled, especially for older males, Dutch study finds

6/5/2008
Sunlight, Vitamin D May Cut Kids' Diabetes Risk

Type 1 disease less prevalent in populations living nearer equator, study finds

6/2/2008
Health Tip: Keep a Meal Schedule

Diabetics must stay on track

5/30/2008
Panel Calls for Better Diabetes Screening

New testing methods would offer help to millions of diabetics who are missed

5/29/2008
Anti-Rejection Drug May Boost Diabetes in Kidney Transplant Patients

Those treated with sirolimus faced up to 66% increased risk of disease after operation

5/23/2008
Genetic Variation May Explain Preferences for Sugar

Finding could help research into soaring obesity, diabetes rates, study says

5/23/2008
New Antioxidant Drug Shows Promise Against Diabetes

But more studies on cardiovascular risks needed, report says

5/23/2008
Lifestyle Changes Can Keep Diabetes at Bay for 14 Years

Among people at high risk, healthy eating and exercise can delay disease, researchers say

5/21/2008
Combo Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Boosts Survival in Diabetics

Type 1 patients did better than those having kidney replacement alone

5/20/2008
Oxidized LDL Cholesterol Linked to Metabolic Syndrome

Condition can lead to heart attack and stroke, researchers note

5/19/2008
Many Diabetics Don't Get Necessary Blood Pressure Treatment

Only half of patients had their therapy changed as needed, study found

5/16/2008
Study Details Look at Immune Cells in Type 1 Diabetes

Findings may help efforts to develop new ways to treat the disease

5/12/2008
High Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Associated With Eye Disease

Risk for retinal vein blockage more than doubles when these conditions go untreated

5/12/2008
Decoding Muscle Stem Cell Development

Nutrient restriction triggers pathway involved with life span, study finds

5/8/2008
Fetal Gene May Contribute to Diabetes Risk

Study finds it plays key role in development of defective cells in type 2 diabetics

5/8/2008
Gene Variant Boosts Risk of Severe Diabetic Eye, Kidney Diseases

Finding suggests careful use of blood-boosting drugs in anemia patients

5/8/2008
Arthritis Hits More Than Half of Diabetics

Painful joint condition hinders exercise that helps manage both conditions, experts say

5/7/2008
High Blood Sugar Tied to Pregnancy Complications

Even non-diabetic levels may cause problems, study finds

5/2/2008
Diabetes Seems to Heighten Glaucoma Risk

Regular screenings may help prevent irreversible nerve damage