Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/10/2017
Native Americans Make Progress Against Diabetes Complication

Kidney failure down by 54 percent over 2 decades, CDC report finds

1/10/2017
High Health Care Deductibles Take Toll on Family Finances

Studies suggest significant out-of-pocket costs may harm low-income and chronically ill patients

1/10/2017
Common Virus May Have Ties to Type 1 Diabetes

But enterovirus infections probably aren't the only culprit, researchers say

1/3/2017
Study Ties Alcohol Abuse to Increased Heart Risks

Association similar to that from high blood pressure, smoking, obesity and diabetes, researchers say

1/3/2017
Metformin Still Best as First Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

American College of Physicians updated diabetes guidelines, said second drug can be added

12/31/2016
Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution

The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

12/28/2016
Healthy Snacks Can Be Smart Part of a Diabetes Diet

Specialists recommend low-carb energy sources between meals

12/28/2016
Diabetes Takes Biggest Bite Out of U.S. Health Care Spending

Top 5 diseases, conditions accounted for $437 billion in 2013

12/27/2016
Health Tip: Getting Through Diabetes Diagnosis

Channel anger into becoming healthier

12/20/2016
FDA OKs High-Tech Diabetes Device to Help Replace Fingerstick Tests

Dexcom G5 is first continuous glucose monitoring system that can be used for treatment decisions

12/19/2016
Health Tip: Prepare for Travel With Diabetes

Plan for possible emergencies

12/16/2016
Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study

Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

12/5/2016
Coffee, Diabetes and Heart Disease Risk

Drinking coffee may help prevent Metabolic Syndrome in women, study finds.

12/1/2016
Standing or 'Easy' Walks May Help Type 2 Diabetics Control Blood Sugar

Study counters notion that vigorous exercise is key to battling the illness

11/29/2016
Insulin Prices Skyrocket, Putting Many Diabetics in a Bind

American Diabetes Association asks Congress to investigate the matter

11/28/2016
3 Keys to Cutting Your Risk of Heart Failure

Guarding against obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes at middle age may slash risk, study finds

11/28/2016
Many Women With Chronic Ills Don't Use Online Tools

Research suggests older, less-educated females are missing out on help or support

11/24/2016
Diabetics Can Keep Disease Complications at Bay

Vascular expert urges regular doctor visits, eye exams, healthy lifestyle

11/22/2016
Smoking Plus Diabetes a Very Deadly Mix

Chances of an early death double if smoker also has the blood sugar disease, study finds

11/21/2016
Fewer Americans Suffering From Dementia, Study Finds

Rates have dropped over last decade, and better education might be one reason why

11/17/2016
Low Blood Sugar Linked to Death Risk for Hospital Patients

Association was seen even if patient did not have diabetes

11/15/2016
11/14/2016
Tracking Blood Sugar in Pregnancy Might Lower Heart Defect Risk for Baby

Study strengthens tie between gestational diabetes and these congenital anomalies

11/14/2016
Heavy Smoking May Boost Blacks' Diabetes Risk

Study found bigger threat for those with more than pack-a-day habit

11/14/2016
U.S. Heart Disease Rates Fell 20 Percent Since 1980s: Study

Researchers chalk it up to better meds, prevention efforts

11/11/2016
Too Much Iron Linked to Gestational Diabetes

Supplements should only be given to pregnant women with low iron levels, diabetes expert suggests

11/10/2016
Nearly 6 in 10 Diabetics Skip Eye Exams, Study Finds

These annual check-ups could help prevent 95 percent of vision loss

11/10/2016
Daily Can of Soda Boosts Odds for Prediabetes, Study Finds

Diet sodas do not appear to pose the same danger, researcher says

11/10/2016
Sugary, Caffeinated Drinks Could Cost You Sleep

Researchers don't know if beverages keep you awake or lack of sleep prompts cravings

11/8/2016
U.S. Doctors Don't All Follow Prediabetes Screening Guidelines: Study

They split 50-50, survey shows, on advice aimed at preventing full-blown diabetes

11/2/2016
Heavy Drinking While Young May Mean Hefty Health Tab Later

Study suggests alcohol might harm brain, body even if one stops abusing by age 30

11/1/2016
10/26/2016
New Guidelines Urge Diabetics to Move More

They should do light physical activity every 30 minutes, not every 90 minutes

10/17/2016
Little Gains in Efforts to Boost Outpatient Care

Large analysis finds declines or stagnation in many basic health measures

10/14/2016
Exercise Can Help Manage Type 1 Diabetes

But physical activity doesn't replace need for insulin treatment

10/12/2016
Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo

Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say

10/11/2016
Chronic Disease in Mom May Be Linked to Newborns' Heart Disease

Risk highest among women born with heart defects or who developed type 2 diabetes, study suggests

10/11/2016
High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study

These regimens didn't reverse drops in 'insulin sensitivity,' a forerunner of the disease

10/10/2016
A Guide to Coping With Corns and Calluses

Common foot problem can be unsightly, painful and, for some people, dangerous, doctors say

10/7/2016
Health Tip: Exercise Safely With Diabetes

Talk with your doctor before you start

10/6/2016
U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nations

Diabetes, drugs and guns contribute to disappointing statistics in new global report

10/5/2016
A Better Diabetes Test?

Scientists say their mathematical formula improves accuracy of standard blood screen

10/3/2016
Children With Diabetes Can Have Bright Future

Advances in management of blood sugar disease help avoid long-term complications, doctor says

10/3/2016
Is Web-Based Test for Prediabetes Faulty?

Assessment finds 8 in 10 Americans over 60 at risk, a conclusion questioned by several experts

10/3/2016
Worry About Job Loss May be Linked to Diabetes Risk: Study

Blood sugar disorder rate was 19 percent higher for people concerned about getting fired

9/28/2016
'Artificial Pancreas' Approved for Type 1 Diabetes

An automated delivery device for insulin

9/28/2016
FDA Approves 1st 'Artificial Pancreas' for Type 1 Diabetes

Automated insulin delivery system will ease some of the burden of living with the condition

9/26/2016
Can Pregnancy Problems Foretell Future Health Risks?

Gestational diabetes, high blood pressure might raise odds of same conditions later in life, cardiologist says

9/26/2016
Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality

Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

9/19/2016
Sleep Troubles, Heart Troubles?

American Heart Association says it's too soon to say what's the optimal amount of shut-eye