Misc. Diabetes News

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11/9/2006
Anemone, Shrub Compounds Battle Rheumatoid Arthritis

Extracts may also help curb type 1 diabetes, researchers say

11/8/2006
Diabetes Shouldn't Keep Patients From Heart Transplant

But diabetic damage to organs can be a disqualifying factor, experts say

11/7/2006
Insulin Stem Cells Hold Hope for Diabetes Treatment

In study with mice, they also repaired damage to kidneys

11/4/2006
Simple Steps Safeguard Diabetics' Feet

Diabetes leaves feet vulnerable to infection, even amputation

11/1/2006
Compound in Red Wine Boosts Health of Obese Mice

But whether resveratrol will offer similar benefits to people remains to be seen

10/27/2006
Weight-Loss Drug Helps Diabetic Patients

Yet-to-be-approved rimonabant kept blood sugar in check, study found

10/27/2006
Health Tip: Eat a Balanced Vegetarian Diet

Here's how to get the right nutrients

10/25/2006
Research Predicts Outcomes From Fatty Liver Disease

Certain forms of the illness can lead to cirrhosis, diabetes and increased death

10/20/2006
Widely Used Diabetes Drug May Not Work

Actos offers most users no real benefit and some risk, data review suggests

10/17/2006
New Diabetes Drug Helps Lower Blood Sugar

Januvia part of a new class of medications

10/16/2006
High Blood Sugar Increases Risk of Blood Clots After Surgery

Study finds a sixfold higher threat of pulmonary embolism after hip or knee replacements

10/14/2006
Gum Disease Can Trigger Host of Problems

Left untreated, it can contribute to ills ranging from diabetes to heart trouble

9/27/2006
Islet Cell Transplants Not Cure for Type 1 Diabetes Yet

Study says improved techniques, immunosuppressants could brighten picture

9/25/2006
Diabetes a Greater Risk for Death Than Obesity

Being overweight may not always predict poor health outcomes, study finds

9/19/2006
Poor Sleep Contributes to Health Problems

They can include diabetes and high blood pressure, studies reveal

9/17/2006
Four Short Walks a Day Ease Blood Pressure

A few 10-minute strolls are even healthier than one long walk, study shows

9/15/2006
Diabetes Drug Might Prevent the Disease

Avandia cut odds for those at high risk while Altace did not, study finds

8/25/2006
Blacks Have Poorer Control of Diabetes Than Whites

Finding may explain their higher complication, death rates, experts say

8/23/2006
Obesity Increases Chances of Early Death

Study found risk was two to three times greater than in normal-weight people

8/22/2006
High-Cal, Low-Fiber Diets Driving Kids to Obesity

One expert blames this regimen for epidemic of overweight

8/22/2006
Obesity Driving Medicare Costs Higher

Spending soars as more people join up with diabetes, heart disease, experts say

8/21/2006
Insulin Resistance a Marker of Heart Risk for Teens

Increased chance of diabetes, cardiovascular disease found, report says

8/21/2006
Younger Patients Can Develop Poor Leg Circulation

Certain risk factors put those under 60 in danger, experts say

8/15/2006
Blacks, Hispanics Hospitalized More Often for Diabetes, Heart Disease

Many cases could have been prevented through better outpatient care, U.S. group finds

8/11/2006
Immune Cell Insights Could Fight Arthritis, Lupus

Researchers pinpoint birthplace of regulatory T cells

8/9/2006
U.S. Babies Getting Fatter: Study

They're 59 percent more likely to be overweight now than in 1980, study finds

8/2/2006
Oral Medications Can Replace Insulin for Many With Rare Neonatal Diabetes

Presence of genetic mutations signals the ability to switch treatments

8/1/2006
Food Clock Sets Mealtimes

Scientists gain insight into how your brain knows when to tell you to eat

7/19/2006
Researchers Spot New Gene-Linked Gastric Disorder

'Enteric anendocrinosis' causes chronic diarrhea in children, experts say

7/18/2006
Diabetes a Major Risk Factor for Glaucoma

In study, two-thirds of cases show links to the blood-sugar disorder

7/17/2006
Adolescent Obesity Linked to Premature Death

But diet pill, not yet approved for children, works for teens, researchers report

7/17/2006
Health Tip: How to Check Your Blood Sugar

Diabetics need to monitor often

7/12/2006
Obesity, Diabetes Drive High Rate of Kidney Failure in U.S.

Study shows marked difference between Americans and leaner Norwegian patients

7/7/2006
Alonzo Mourning Plays Offense Against Kidney Disease

Returning from kidney failure and transplant, NBA star pushes for early detection

6/30/2006
Diabetes Brings Earlier Heart Disease, Death

Developing the type 2 form of the illness is like aging 15 years, researchers say

6/29/2006
Health Tip: Diabetic Retinopathy Can Cause Blindness

People at risk should see an eye doctor regularly

6/26/2006
Coffee Could Help Keep Diabetes Away

Antioxidants, not caffeine, may be the reason why, researchers say

6/22/2006
Do-It-Yourself Medicine Makes Inroads

New tests enhance self-screening, improve management of chronic conditions

6/15/2006
Gum Disease Can Harm Much More Than Your Teeth

Periodontal problems could aggravate other ailments, such as diabetes and heart disease

6/14/2006
Molecule Helps Turn Regular Cells Into Stem Cells

Discovery is important, but clinical success could be years away, experts say

6/13/2006
Chant 'Om' for Better Heart Health

Transcendental meditation lowers insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome risk, study finds

6/13/2006
High Blood Sugar Can Be Deadly After Heart Attack

Death was 15 times more likely in some patients with hyperglycemia, study found

6/12/2006
Hypoglycemic Episodes Won't Damage Brain

Finding is good news for diabetes struggling to control blood sugar

6/11/2006
Antidepressants Can Increase Diabetes Risk in Certain Cases

Study: Those already at high risk for type 2 boost chances by taking drugs to fight depression

6/11/2006
Major Changes Could Reduce Diabetes Death Toll

American Diabetes Association warns 62 million could die in next 30 years

6/11/2006
Many Doctors Aren't Treating Diabetes Aggressively Enough

This is true for patients with high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar, studies find

6/10/2006
New Campaign Launched to Fight Global Rise in Diabetes

Experts predict that 350 million could be diabetic by 2026

5/31/2006
Research Reveals Blood Sugar's Effect on Wakefulness

Finding could lead to treatments for problems like sleep disorders and obesity

5/30/2006
Diabetes, Smoking Are Risk Factors for Leg Artery Problems

Study finds differences in difficulties with small and large arteries

5/29/2006
Scaling Everest, Beating Diabetes

Will Cross is first diabetic American to stand on top of the world