Misc. Diabetes News

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

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

5/7/2008
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.

3/16/2008
Self-Management Program Helps Diabetics

31 employers in 10 cities waive co-pays if diabetic is "coached" by pharmacist

3/14/2008
Minorities, Poor Have Tougher Time Monitoring Diabetes

Study found those who used insulin fared worse than white counterparts

3/13/2008
3/6/2008
Constant High Blood Sugar Disables Insulin 'Off' Switch

Researchers say mouse study reversing that pattern offers hope of new diabetes treatments

2/29/2008
Marker for Diabetes Might Miss Early Vision Complication

Eye damage begins at blood sugar levels below current threshold for diagnosis, study finds

2/27/2008
'Diabulimia' Triples Risk of Death Among Women With Diabetes

Restricting insulin doses to lose weight increases chances of complications, study finds

2/27/2008
Overweight Hispanic Kids Show Early Markers for Diabetes

Blood vessel damage sets stage for insulin resistance, heart disease, study finds

2/26/2008
National Effort Needed to Address Hyperglycemia in Heart Patients

American Heart Association says high blood sugar condition linked to high mortality

2/25/2008
Laser Screen Detects Diseases in Breath

Chemical molecules in exhalations hint at wide range of conditions

2/22/2008
Current Blood Sugar Control Test Results 'Inaccurate'

Study says measurement underestimates true glucose control in hemodialysis patients

2/22/2008
Stroke Risk Factors Drain Memory

Cognitive powers decline faster among those who have a higher chance of brain attack

2/22/2008
Health Tip: Symptoms of Diabetic Neuropathy

Characterized by loss of feeling or painful tingling

2/20/2008
Researchers Make Stem Cells That Secrete Insulin

Mouse study suggests it could help control diabetes in humans

2/7/2008
Low-Carb Diets Better Than Low-Fat Diets at Preventing Diabetes

Even if coupled with high animal fat and protein, risk did not increase, study claims

1/28/2008
Caffeine Could Spell Trouble for Diabetics

Consuming equivalent of 4 cups a day led to spikes in blood sugar levels

1/25/2008
Diabetes' Health Toll Hits $174 Billion Annually

Costs have climbed 32% since 2002, study finds

1/24/2008
Stem Cells Finally Found in Pancreas

Discovery could lead to new treatments for diabetes, researchers say

1/22/2008
Another Study Links Western Diet to Heart, Health Risks

But it also found that diet soda doesn't protect against metabolic syndrome

1/21/2008
High Blood Sugar Boosts Women's Heart Disease Risk

Men don't seem to be as prone to problem, study finds

1/20/2008
Illness Presents Diabetics With Special Challenges

Managing medications when sick can keep complications at arm's length, group advises

1/11/2008
Statin Therapy Helps Diabetic Patients

British study finds cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce risk of major vascular events

1/8/2008
Diabetes Drug May Cut Med-Related Weight Gain

Metformin plus lifestyle intervention counteracts pounds added by antipsychotics

1/3/2008
Lack of Deep Sleep Raises Diabetes Risk

Three nights of interrupted slumber upsets young people's blood sugar levels, study finds

12/28/2007
Health Tip: What's an A1c Test?

It helps track diabetics' blood sugar levels