Misc. Diabetes News

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12/28/2007
Diabetes Group Backs Low-Carb Diets

Recommendations cite importance of restricted calorie intake for diabetics wanting to manage their weight

12/21/2007
Treating Depression Cuts Diabetes Death Risk

The two conditions are sometimes closely linked, research suggests

12/18/2007
U.S. Heart Disease Death Rates Falling

But cardiovascular disease remains America's No. 1 killer, AHA says

12/17/2007
Research Reveals How Cells Store Fat

Newly discovered genes and their proteins could be targets for weight-loss therapies, scientists say

12/17/2007
Moderate Exercise Cuts Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

Just a 30-minute walk most days reduces threat, even without diet changes, study finds

12/14/2007
Wearable Artificial Kidney Passes Test

8 end-stage kidney failure patients used the device for up to 8 hours, researchers say

12/14/2007
Health Tip: Help Keep Diabetic Hearts Healthy

Lifestyle changes can make a big difference

12/6/2007
Diabetes Linked to Blood Vessel Inflammation

Easing the blood sugar disease may help the heart, researchers say

12/2/2007
Diabetes Drug Avandia Could Weaken Bones

Mouse study suggests it boosts production of bone-eroding cells

11/28/2007
Novel Compounds May Battle Diseases of Aging

Rodent trials suggest they could protect against type 2 diabetes

11/27/2007
High-Carb Diet Raises Women's Diabetes Risk

But boosting fiber intake can help lower the odds, researchers say

11/19/2007
Ill-Fitting Shoes a Danger to Diabetics

Over time, they boost risk for ulcers and even amputation, researchers say

11/15/2007
More Black Children Dying From Diabetes

Trend has been accelerating, U.S. figures show

11/14/2007
A Full and Long Life, Despite Diabetes

It's all about attitude, say seniors first diagnosed in childhood

11/7/2007
Diabetes Drug Helps Protect Patients' Eyes

Fenofibrate cuts need for retinopathy laser treatment, study finds

11/6/2007
Kidney Disease Increasing in U.S.

More obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure are driving the trend, study says

11/4/2007
Poorer Blood Pressure Control in Blacks With Heart Failure

Doctors need to do more to erase racial disparities, study suggests

11/2/2007
Health Tip: Insulin Shots

Administer them safely

11/1/2007
Pancreas May Be Key to Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes

The condition can pose dangers to mother, baby, experts note

11/1/2007
Adults With Diabetes Doing Better Prevention Job

U.S. studies show they're keeping good track of daily blood sugar levels, while avoiding heart disease

10/30/2007
Most Americans Have Poor 'Eye-Q'

Many lack knowledge of basic vision care, safety, survey finds

10/24/2007
Health Tip: Diabetics, Examine Your Feet

Good foot care can prevent problems

10/22/2007
Overweight Now a Global Problem

About a quarter of the world's adults are obese, study finds

10/18/2007
10/17/2007
10/11/2007
Chronic Illness Often a Taboo Subject: Survey

Just a third of U.S. adults feel comfortable discussing it

10/10/2007
Hypertension Triples Women's Diabetes Risk

It does so outside of normal diabetes risk factors, such as obesity, study finds

10/4/2007
Largest Study of U.S. Children Readies for Launch

22 new centers now added, first participants set to join next year, officials say

10/2/2007
Obesity Driving Rising U.S. Health Costs

Americans outspend Europeans when it comes to chronic disease care, study finds

9/29/2007
Diabetes Drugs Boost Heart Failure But Not Death

Experts split on what this means for those taking Avandia, Actos

9/27/2007
Older Blacks, Latinos Struggle With Diabetes Control

Their levels of blood sugar tend to be higher than for whites, study finds

9/27/2007
For Some, Diabetes Care Worse Than Illness Itself

Complicated daily regimens lower their quality of life, survey finds

9/25/2007
Regular Eye Screens Spot Diabetic Vision Trouble

Chronic high blood sugar is leading cause of adult-onset blindness, experts note

9/21/2007
No Clear Winner in Diabetes Treatment Trial

Patient needs may dictate which combo of drugs plus insulin works best, researchers say

9/19/2007
Stem Cells From Testes Produce Wide Range of Tissue Types

Work with mice might lead to treatments for diseases such as diabetes and Alzheimer's

9/19/2007
'Cosby' Star Tackles a Silent Heart Threat

Family deaths get Phylicia Rashad talking about peripheral artery disease

9/19/2007
Few Americans Know of Leg Artery Danger

Peripheral arterial disease is common and sometimes deadly, researchers say

9/17/2007
Aerobic, Weight Training Combo Best Against Diabetes

Exercise is always good, but combining two approaches brings better results, study finds

9/14/2007
Gene Mutations May Cause Rare Neonatal Diabetes

Condition requires lifelong dependence on insulin injections, researchers say

9/11/2007
U.S. Health Initiative Targets Aging Hispanics

They're especially vulnerable to diabetes but often lack care, experts say

9/11/2007
Diabetes Drug Avandia Boosts Heart Risks: Study

Another study finds a similar drug, Actos, may be a better choice, researchers say

9/7/2007
Depression May Be World's Most Disabling Disease

Global study finds it takes bigger toll than other chronic conditions

9/4/2007
Fat Builds Up in Hearts Before Diabetes Onset

Technique giving researchers static image of beating heart could be new screening tool

9/2/2007
Blood Pressure Drug Combo Helps Diabetic Hearts

Large, long-term global study shows diuretic plus ACE inhibitor reduced risk of dying from heart disease

8/28/2007
Treating Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Lead to Thinner Kids

Increased chances of being overweight, obese by age 7 were virtually erased, study finds

8/24/2007
Sugary Sodas High in Diabetes-Linked Compound

But experts say more study is needed to confirm any danger

8/24/2007
Obesity Doesn't Always Equal Diabetes

Mouse study suggests that where the fat is stored is key

8/24/2007
Heart Attack Boosts Diabetes Risk

Each condition encourages the other, study finds

8/22/2007
Weight-Loss Surgeries Extend Lives

Studies support expanded use of gastric bypass, banding, experts say

8/15/2007
Avandia to Carry Stronger Heart Failure Warning

Four other diabetes drugs in same class will also get a 'black box' on label, FDA announces