Misc. Diabetes News

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3/27/2007
Diabetes, Hypertension Explain Blacks' Higher Risk for Heart Failure

Controlling these two factors should lower disease rates, experts say

3/26/2007
More Diabetes, More Heart Disease: Study

Two-thirds of diabetics will die from heart attack or stroke, researchers warn

3/21/2007
Brain Defect Tied to Diabetes-Related Erectile Dysfunction

Study in rats may help lead to improved treatments, researchers say

3/21/2007
Health Tip: Testing Your Blood Glucose

What's a healthy reading?

3/16/2007
Diabetes Epidemic Spreading Worldwide: Experts

Western diets, more cars taking their toll in developing world

3/12/2007
Health Tip: Symptoms of High Blood Sugar

Warning signs for diabetics

3/9/2007
Heart Disease, Diabetes, Depression a Deadly Mix

People with the three conditions are 30% more likely to die, study finds

3/8/2007
Most American Seniors Live With Chronic Disease

More needs to be done to encourage exercise, healthy eating, CDC report says

3/7/2007
Rising Blood Sugar Means Rising Heart Risk

The danger begins even before glucose climbs abnormally high, experts say

3/2/2007
Hispanic Women's Hearts at High Risk: Study

Contrary to popular wisdom, they develop signs of heart disease earlier than white women

3/1/2007
Diabetes May Be Even Bigger Threat Than Feared

Canadian survey finds 2005 rates surpassed levels predicted for 2030

3/1/2007
One Family's Gene Defect May Help Explain Heart Disease

Finding supports the notion of a 'metabolic syndrome,' scientists say

2/28/2007
U.S. Efforts to Boost Medical Care for Poor Effective

Health Disparities Collaboratives is having limited success, study finds

2/28/2007
Education Works to Lower Patients' Heart Risk

Simple intervention kept blood pressure, cholesterol levels down, study found

2/27/2007
MRI Finds Hidden, High-Risk Fat in Teens

More precise estimates of deep fat can help predict their risk for disease

2/16/2007
Experts Devise New Women's Heart Risk Predictor

It will help more women get the help they need sooner, cardiologists say

2/10/2007
Age Brings More Fat, Less Muscle

And all that extra fat can spur disease, researchers say

2/9/2007
Research Yields Clues to Diabetic Eye Disease

A protein helps spur sight-robbing retinopathy, scientists say

2/9/2007
Niacin Molecule Blockers Might Help Slow Aging

Such drugs could switch on enzymes that boost health, scientists say

2/9/2007
Study Confirms Link Between Hormone, Insulin-Producing Cells

Neuropeptide regulating appetite may help in developing new diabetes treatments

2/8/2007
Better Control of Diabetes Could Reduce Stroke

Most patients didn't manage their symptoms before attack, study found

2/7/2007
Standard Infertility Treatment Best for Hormone Disorder

Clomiphene delivers more pregnancies for women with polycystic ovary syndrome, study finds

2/1/2007
Erectile Dysfunction Affects 18 Million U.S. Men

Lifestyle changes could help reduce the problem, experts say

1/26/2007
Study Spots Protein That Helps Body Clear Dead Cells

Finding shows how fat controls inflammation that can lead to many disease processes

1/26/2007
'Couch Potato' Lifestyle Helps Drive Diabetes

Lack of exercise ups the risk for the disease, study finds

1/24/2007
Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Safe, Effective for Diabetic Men

Researchers looked over data on Cialis, Levitra and Viagra

1/24/2007
No Proof Zinc Helps Prevent Diabetes

There's a lack of good studies on the issue, experts say

1/23/2007
Metabolic Syndrome Predicts Heart Risk: Study

The syndrome includes factors such as obesity and high blood pressure

1/22/2007
Mom's Stem Cells Might Treat Child's Diabetes

Maternal cells can become insulin-producing cells in offspring, study suggests

1/22/2007
Scientists Spot Key Autoimmune Disease Genes

Discovery could unlock secrets to lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, even cancer, experts say

1/18/2007
Some Blood Pressure Drugs Boost Diabetes Risk

Treatment should be tailored to individual patients, experts say

1/17/2007
Health Tip: Measuring Waist Circumference

It's a good indicator of a healthy body weight

1/15/2007
Drug Combo May Benefit Heart-Disease Patients

Medicines for diabetes and cholesterol cut risk factors for heart attacks, study suggests

1/8/2007
New Source of Stem Cells Discovered

Amniotic fluid cells don't come with ethical concerns that surround embryonic cells, researchers say

1/3/2007
Mouse Study Reveals Diabetes Secrets

Blood sugar changes affect insulin-producing cells, scientists say

12/15/2006
Nicotine Can Boost Blood Vessel Growth

But its potential as helpful drug doesn't make smoking any better for you, experts say

12/15/2006
Health Tip: If Your Blood Sugar is Low

Symptoms of hypoglycemia

12/15/2006
Kids With High IQs Grow Up to Be Vegetarians

The smarter they are, the more likely they'll shun meat as adults, British researchers contend

12/11/2006
More Americans Have Their Blood Pressure Under Control

Researchers say several factors behind encouraging trend

12/8/2006
Health Tip: Understanding End-Stage Renal Disease

When the kidneys have all but shut down

12/7/2006
Health Tip: What's an A1c Test?

Helps doctors monitor blood glucose over the long term

12/6/2006
Obesity Boosts Kidney Risk in Type 1 Diabetes

The bigger the waist size, the higher the odds for kidney woes, study found

12/5/2006
New Diabetes Drug Improves Blood Sugar, Weight Loss

Acomplia also looks promising for other risk factors, study finds

12/3/2006
'Double Diabetes' a New Threat

The obesity epidemic is leading more people to develop type 1 and type 2 disease

12/1/2006
Diabetes Drug Halts Weight Gain in Kids Taking Antipsychotics

Metformin may allow children to stay healthy mentally and physically, study finds

11/29/2006
Shingles Drug Reduces Spinal Cord Injury Pain

Patients often have few options to ease their discomfort, experts note

11/28/2006
Frequent Weight Change Raises Men's Gallstone Risk

The most dramatic 'weight cycling' boosted odds by 76 percent, study found

11/28/2006
Statins Cut Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke in Those Without Heart Disease

But the drugs didn't reduce threat of coronary heart disease or overall death

11/17/2006
Panic Attacks Exacerbate Diabetes Symptoms

Those affected had poorer blood-sugar control, study found

11/16/2006
Red Wine Compound Could Boost Endurance

Resveratrol also fights obesity and may even extend life, early mouse study suggests