Misc. Diabetes News

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8/14/2007
Fewer Minority Men Have Undiagnosed Diabetes

Education efforts may be working for blacks, Hispanics, U.S. study finds

8/10/2007
Moderate Exercise Might Be Healthier Than Intense Workouts

Just a 30-minute daily walk can help stave off diabetes, heart trouble, study finds

8/3/2007
Diet and Fitness: A Proven Path to Heart Health

Lifestyle changes can slash your risk for cardiovascular disease as well as diabetes

7/30/2007
Experimental Therapy Reverses Type 1 Diabetes in Mice

Preparatory work for human trials already under way, researchers say

7/30/2007
One-Third of Diabetics Have Sleep Apnea

Older males at especially high risk for nighttime awakenings, study finds

7/30/2007
Arthritis Disability More Likely in Older Blacks, Hispanics

U.S. study suggests lack of health care may be to blame

7/27/2007
Young Type 1 Diabetics Benefit From Exercise

Frequency of regular physical activity was key factor in healthy blood levels, study finds

7/27/2007
Two Diabetes Drugs Double Heart Failure Risk: Study

Avandia, Actos-linked danger occurs even at low doses and among younger patients

7/19/2007
One Billion People Don't Get Enough Vitamin D

Expert suggests recommended daily intake be boosted to help prevent disease

7/17/2007
Diabetics Face More Complications After Trauma

They're also less likely to be discharged to home, study finds

7/12/2007
Blood Test Warns of Dangerous 'Deep Belly' Fat

This type of fat around organs boosts health risks, researchers say

7/10/2007
Drugs Old and New May Fight Diabetes

Anti-malaria drug cut disease risk, and new drugs helped diabetics lose weight

7/9/2007
Selenium Supplements Boost Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Chances were 50% higher among those taking 200 micrograms daily, study finds

7/9/2007
Pumpkin Extract Aids Insulin Production

Compound regenerated damaged pancreatic cells in diabetic rats, researchers say

7/3/2007
Counseling Boosts Weight-Loss Program Success

Frequent meetings, cutting calories helps, study finds

6/29/2007
6/26/2007
Home Blood Sugar Monitoring Questioned

For many patients with type 2 diabetes it may not help with glucose control, study finds

6/26/2007
Rise in Child Chronic Illness Could Swamp Health Care

Diabetes, asthma will follow American kids as they age, experts warn

6/26/2007
Portion-Control Dishware Helps Obese Diabetics Lose Weight

Marked up plates and bowls led to 5% weight loss and cut need for medication

6/25/2007
Gila Monster Spit Could Be a Weight-Loss Hit

Chemical in lizard's saliva helps diabetics drop pounds, study finds

6/24/2007
U.S. Predicts Diabetes Epidemic to Go On Unchecked

As cases increase, so will accompanying health problems, experts predict

6/24/2007
Body Fat Might Be Healthy for Type 1 Diabetics

The finding is no reason for them to become obese, however, researchers add

6/23/2007
New Devices Shine a Light on Blood Sugar Control

The high-tech tools could be an alternative to needle-based tests

6/22/2007
Health Tip: Numbness in Diabetics

It may be a symptom of nerve damage

6/20/2007
Obesity Cuts Risk of Dying After Heart Attack

But being overweight boosts odds for an attack in the first place, experts warn

6/18/2007
U.S. Women Lagging in Diabetes Care, Study Suggests

Death rates are down for men but up for women

6/18/2007
Pre-Diabetic Changes Double Heart Disease Risk

These early blood sugar trends can be lethal, study finds

6/11/2007
Diabetes Cuts 8 Years Off Life

It boosts heart disease risk as well, new research shows

6/11/2007
Heart Disease a Risk Factor for Alzheimer's

Patients treated for vascular trouble had better cognition, study found

6/4/2007
Sensor Continuously Monitors Glucose in Diabetics

STS-7 system lasts up to 7 days

5/29/2007
Simple Guide Helps Diabetics Manage Their Meds

Questionnaire promotes better doctor-patient talks about statin drugs

5/25/2007
Transplanted Cells Could Ease Surgery-Induced Diabetes

The cells might rescue those who've undergone partial removal of the pancreas

5/25/2007
Type 2 Diabetes Takes Toll on Teens

Doctors need to use more aggressive measures to treat, prevent disease, experts say

5/22/2007
Sleep Apnea Could Raise Obstetric Risks

Obesity-linked problem tied to diabetes, high blood pressure during pregnancy

5/21/2007
Diabetes Drug Avandia Boosts Heart Attack, Death Risk: Study

FDA expresses caution; manufacturer defends the safety of oral medication for type 2 disease

5/11/2007
Worksite Health Programs Boost the Bottom Line: Study

Better control of diabetes, heart disease means more productive workers

5/3/2007
Gene Material Strongly Linked to Heart Disease

The same cluster raises diabetes risk, too, and a test is in the works, scientists say

5/2/2007
Severe Low Blood Sugar Won't Harm Brain

Type 1 diabetics shouldn't worry about past hypoglycemic episodes, study suggests

4/24/2007
Food Prep May Be as Important as Ingredients Themselves

Frying, grilling can boost hazardous inflammatory toxins, scientists say

4/23/2007
Obese File Twice as Many Workers' Comp Claims

Overweight takes big toll on employers' bottom line, study shows

4/23/2007
Depression Can Increase Diabetes Risk

Poor mood may lead to less exercise, worsening diet, researchers suspect

4/23/2007
Sopranos Star Tackles Health Role

Aida Turturro hits the road to educate people about diabetes

4/22/2007
Campaign Offers Easy Steps to Cutting Diabetes Risk

ADA's 'CheckUp America' program launches this week

4/20/2007
Unhealthy Young Adults Are Harming Their Hearts

Weight gain, hypertension quickly damage arteries, study shows

4/13/2007
Glucose Triggers Brain Damage After Hypoglycemic Coma: Study

Work with rats shows damage happened in effort to normalize blood sugar levels

4/12/2007
Gene Variant Linked to Obesity, Diabetes

Finding could lead to new avenues of treatment, researchers say

4/8/2007
Watch Out for Eye Trouble During Pregnancy

Hormone changes and migraines can arise, affecting vision, experts say

4/6/2007
Gene Marker May Predict Diabetes Risk

'Telomeres' at chromosomes' ends shorten as disease nears, experts say

4/2/2007
FDA OKs Combination Diabetes Drug

Includes approved drugs Januvia and metformin

3/28/2007
Diabetes-Parkinson's Link Grows Stronger

Overweight diabetics 83% more likely to get the brain disease, study found