Misc. Diabetes News

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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

11/16/2006
Diabetes Dragging Down America's Health: Reports

Increasingly, young people are suffering from the obesity-linked illness

11/15/2006
10% of Americans Struggle With Chronic Pain

And one in four adults suffered a daylong bout of pain in past month, report found

11/13/2006
Diabetes Drug Curbs Arterial Thickening

Actos may be another weapon against heart disease, study finds

11/10/2006
3 Million Worldwide Die From High Blood Sugar

Risk kicks in before glucose reaches diabetic levels, experts note

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