Misc. Diabetes News

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7/3/2007
Counseling Boosts Weight-Loss Program Success

Frequent meetings, cutting calories helps, study finds

6/29/2007
6/26/2007
Home Blood Sugar Monitoring Questioned

For many patients with type 2 diabetes it may not help with glucose control, study finds

6/26/2007
Rise in Child Chronic Illness Could Swamp Health Care

Diabetes, asthma will follow American kids as they age, experts warn

6/26/2007
Portion-Control Dishware Helps Obese Diabetics Lose Weight

Marked up plates and bowls led to 5% weight loss and cut need for medication

6/25/2007
Gila Monster Spit Could Be a Weight-Loss Hit

Chemical in lizard's saliva helps diabetics drop pounds, study finds

6/24/2007
U.S. Predicts Diabetes Epidemic to Go On Unchecked

As cases increase, so will accompanying health problems, experts predict

6/24/2007
Body Fat Might Be Healthy for Type 1 Diabetics

The finding is no reason for them to become obese, however, researchers add

6/23/2007
New Devices Shine a Light on Blood Sugar Control

The high-tech tools could be an alternative to needle-based tests

6/22/2007
Health Tip: Numbness in Diabetics

It may be a symptom of nerve damage

6/20/2007
Obesity Cuts Risk of Dying After Heart Attack

But being overweight boosts odds for an attack in the first place, experts warn

6/18/2007
U.S. Women Lagging in Diabetes Care, Study Suggests

Death rates are down for men but up for women

6/18/2007
Pre-Diabetic Changes Double Heart Disease Risk

These early blood sugar trends can be lethal, study finds

6/11/2007
Diabetes Cuts 8 Years Off Life

It boosts heart disease risk as well, new research shows

6/11/2007
Heart Disease a Risk Factor for Alzheimer's

Patients treated for vascular trouble had better cognition, study found

6/4/2007
Sensor Continuously Monitors Glucose in Diabetics

STS-7 system lasts up to 7 days

5/29/2007
Simple Guide Helps Diabetics Manage Their Meds

Questionnaire promotes better doctor-patient talks about statin drugs

5/25/2007
Transplanted Cells Could Ease Surgery-Induced Diabetes

The cells might rescue those who've undergone partial removal of the pancreas

5/25/2007
Type 2 Diabetes Takes Toll on Teens

Doctors need to use more aggressive measures to treat, prevent disease, experts say

5/22/2007
Sleep Apnea Could Raise Obstetric Risks

Obesity-linked problem tied to diabetes, high blood pressure during pregnancy

5/21/2007
Diabetes Drug Avandia Boosts Heart Attack, Death Risk: Study

FDA expresses caution; manufacturer defends the safety of oral medication for type 2 disease

5/11/2007
Worksite Health Programs Boost the Bottom Line: Study

Better control of diabetes, heart disease means more productive workers

5/3/2007
Gene Material Strongly Linked to Heart Disease

The same cluster raises diabetes risk, too, and a test is in the works, scientists say

5/2/2007
Severe Low Blood Sugar Won't Harm Brain

Type 1 diabetics shouldn't worry about past hypoglycemic episodes, study suggests

4/24/2007
Food Prep May Be as Important as Ingredients Themselves

Frying, grilling can boost hazardous inflammatory toxins, scientists say

4/23/2007
Obese File Twice as Many Workers' Comp Claims

Overweight takes big toll on employers' bottom line, study shows

4/23/2007
Depression Can Increase Diabetes Risk

Poor mood may lead to less exercise, worsening diet, researchers suspect

4/23/2007
Sopranos Star Tackles Health Role

Aida Turturro hits the road to educate people about diabetes

4/22/2007
Campaign Offers Easy Steps to Cutting Diabetes Risk

ADA's 'CheckUp America' program launches this week

4/20/2007
Unhealthy Young Adults Are Harming Their Hearts

Weight gain, hypertension quickly damage arteries, study shows

4/13/2007
Glucose Triggers Brain Damage After Hypoglycemic Coma: Study

Work with rats shows damage happened in effort to normalize blood sugar levels

4/12/2007
Gene Variant Linked to Obesity, Diabetes

Finding could lead to new avenues of treatment, researchers say

4/8/2007
Watch Out for Eye Trouble During Pregnancy

Hormone changes and migraines can arise, affecting vision, experts say

4/6/2007
Gene Marker May Predict Diabetes Risk

'Telomeres' at chromosomes' ends shorten as disease nears, experts say

4/2/2007
FDA OKs Combination Diabetes Drug

Includes approved drugs Januvia and metformin

3/28/2007
Diabetes-Parkinson's Link Grows Stronger

Overweight diabetics 83% more likely to get the brain disease, study found

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