Misc. Diabetes News

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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
Diabetes Group Backs Low-Carb Diets

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

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

It helps track diabetics' blood sugar levels

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