Misc. Diabetes News

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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

5/1/2008
Napping Habits Tied to Sleep Disorders

Older adults battling illnesses more likely to make up lost slumber during day

5/1/2008
4/28/2008
New Worries Over Blockbuster Meds Avandia, Fosamax

Diabetes drug Avandia linked to fractures, while bone drug Fosamax is tied to irregular heartbeat

4/28/2008
Pre-Pregnancy Diabetes Rates Have Doubled

More women are overweight as they conceive, raising complication risks, study finds

4/27/2008
Elderly More Likely to Battle Sleep Disorders

Meds they take, changes in biological clock put many at risk for serious disease

4/23/2008
Sleep Apnea Screening Cuts Surgical Complications

Canadian team develops simple test to identify those at risk

4/18/2008
Metabolic Syndrome Triggered by Overeating, Not Obesity

Mouse study concludes weight gain is an early symptom, not a direct cause

4/17/2008
Mature Mouse Cells Reprogrammed to Stem Cell-Like State

Work could lead to better understanding of autoimmune diseases, researchers say

4/14/2008
Diabetic Eye Problem Linked to Heart Failure

Retinopathy more than doubled the risk of heart problems, study found

4/13/2008
Diabetic Food Shopping That Won't Break a Budget

With prices rising, group offers tips that save dollars, make sense

4/11/2008
Researchers Identify New Genetic Links to Psoriasis

Discovery of biological pathways could lead to treatments for other autoimmune diseases

4/10/2008
Health Tip: Symptoms of Diabetes

Signs that you may be diabetic

4/4/2008
Uric Acid May Help Spot Diabetic Kidney Disease Early

Higher concentrations correlated with lower organ function, study concludes

4/4/2008
4/1/2008
Avandia May Slow Atherosclerosis After Bypass Surgery

But this new study of diabetes drug doesn't prove it's safe, critics say

3/31/2008
Diabetics Face Doubled Risk of Heart Attack

Danger level same as non-diabetics who already have had a heart attack, study says

3/31/2008
ACE Inhibitor as Effective as More Expensive Blood Pressure Drug

Study focused on more than 17,000 people with coronary artery disease or diabetes

3/31/2008
Diabetes Drug Slows Clogging of Arteries

Actos better at fighting plaque build-up than older medication, study finds

3/28/2008
Lung Capacity Declines Faster With Diabetes

Finding shows respiratory system suffers collateral damage from blood sugar disease

3/21/2008
Diabetes' Toll Continues to Grow

But it's not too late to protect yourself and your family, experts say

3/21/2008
More Vitamin D in Childhood Cuts Later Diabetes Risk

Supplements and sunlight influence development of some autoimmune disorders, study says

3/20/2008
Tweaking Insulin Might Help Fight Aging

Studies in worms are shedding new light on the hormone's role in lifespan

3/18/2008
Fewer Steps Per Day Send Disease Markers Up

Insulin levels hike very fast when daily physical activity declines, Danish study found.