Misc. Diabetes News

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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

5/26/2006
One-Third of U.S. Adults Diabetic or Pre-Diabetic

And nearly 30% of diabetics remain undiagnosed, study finds

5/22/2006
Air Pollution Boosts Death Rates

Those with diseases like diabetes, heart failure and rheumatoid arthritis are vulnerable, study finds

5/20/2006
Drug Combos Best for Controlling Blood Pressure

Lowering cholesterol also offers benefits, studies find

5/18/2006
'Micro-Bubbles' Boost Diabetes Gene Therapy Research

They can sneak therapeutic DNA into the pancreas, experts explain

5/18/2006
Health Tip: Insulin Pump Therapy

Convenient blood sugar control for diabetics

5/15/2006
U.S. Experts Issue New Heart Disease Treatment Guidelines

Among the changes: a lower recommended dose of daily aspirin, and more exercise

5/4/2006
Childhood Obesity Leads to Adolescent Obesity

Kids don't outgrow 'baby fat,' researchers report

5/4/2006
Zoloft Helps Diabetics Fight Depression

Antidepressant eases symptoms and postpones relapse, study finds

5/2/2006
Higher Incomes Don't Always Bring Better Care to Uninsured

People often forego preventive tests if they must pay out-of-pocket, study finds

5/2/2006
Americans Less Healthy Than the British

Study finds gap despite higher U.S. incomes, more money spent on health care

5/1/2006
Type 2 Diabetes Rising Among U.S. Adolescents

Curbing obesity can help avert a public health crisis, experts say

4/28/2006
New Hope for Patients With Kidney Disease

One promising breakthrough -- dialysis while you sleep

4/21/2006
Gene Protects Against Diabetes, Heart Disease

Variant found in 1 in 20 people lowers blood fats, study finds

4/20/2006
Drug-Vaccine Combo Reverses Type 1 Diabetes in Mice

Results are promising but human studies are needed, researchers say

4/20/2006
Insulin Pump Also Monitors Blood Sugar

Alerts user when glucose drops too low

4/18/2006
Blood Sugar Control Boosts Diabetics' Recovery After Surgery

It lowers risks for serious infection, study finds

4/18/2006
Half of Older Diabetics Go Without Key Heart Drugs

Guidelines urge use of ACE inhibitors, ARBs, but only 43 percent get them

4/12/2006
Kidney Stone Shock Wave Treatment Boosts Diabetes, Hypertension Risk

Study suggests link, but doctors say it's too early to abandon this therapy

4/7/2006
Number of Kids on Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Doubles

Experts blame two-fold jump in 4 years on rise in child obesity

4/6/2006
Secondhand Smoke Linked to Diabetes Risk

Glucose intolerance seen in smokers and those exposed to their smoke

4/6/2006
Health Tip: Diabetics' Feet Need Special Care

Check your feet each day for injuries

4/5/2006
Cinnamon, Cloves May Spice Up Health

They could help ward off diabetes, heart disease, studies show