Misc. Diabetes News

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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

7/24/2008
Intestinal Gluten Receptor Is Gateway for Celiac Disease

Finding could offer new treatments for other autoimmune disorders, study says

7/23/2008
Twofold Action Urged for Pre-Diabetes

Goal is to prevent progression to the full-blown disease and its huge costs

7/17/2008
U.S. Obesity Epidemic Continues to Grow

One-quarter of Americans report being obese, CDC report says

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