Misc. Diabetes News

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12/29/2005
Healthy Aging: The 50s -- Time for Your Annual Checkup!

Recommended screenings can be a lifesaver, experts say

12/21/2005
Strict Blood Sugar Control Cuts Diabetes Heart Risk

Odds of heart attack, stroke fell by more than half in type 1 patients, study found

12/21/2005
Blacks Hit Harder by Arterial Leg Disease

This narrowing of vessels in the legs can be disabling, experts note

12/14/2005
Health Tip: Pins And Needles That Won't Go Away

Don't let it linger; a doctor's consultation may be needed

12/13/2005
High Insulin Levels Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Study of male smokers saw twofold risk increase for those with highest levels

12/8/2005
Obesity, Blood Pressure Woes Haunt Aging Boomers

But life expectancy has hit an all-time high, annual U.S. health report finds

12/1/2005
Hispanic Kids Face Diabetes Dangers

They may be especially vulnerable to sugary foods, study finds

11/30/2005
Alzheimer's Could Be Diabetes-like Illness, Study Suggests

Brain insulin levels fall as the disease progresses

11/22/2005
Breast-Feeding May Lower Mom's Risk of Diabetes

Risk lowered 15 percent per year of breast-feeding, study shows

11/21/2005
Blood Test Helps Docs Spot Problem Drinkers

The screen could reduce costs for treating chronic illnesses, study finds

11/21/2005
'Double Diabetes' Poses Double Threat

More Americans are developing both forms of the blood sugar disease, experts say

11/1/2005
Diabetes Raises Colon Cancer Risk

Findings highlight the need for proper colorectal screening in diabetics

10/21/2005
Mechanism Behind Autoimmune Diseases Found

Triggering of harmful immune B cells starts inflammatory process, researchers say

10/20/2005
New Diabetes Drug Poses Danger to Patients, Cardiologists Say

Researchers urge FDA to delay approval of muraglitazar

10/17/2005
Drug Improves Type 2 Diabetes Outcomes

Study found pioglitazone cut risk for heart attacks, strokes

10/17/2005
No Link Between Diabetes, Aggressive Prostate Cancer

However, diabetic patients do have poorer survival rates, study finds

10/11/2005
Added Illnesses May Explain Breast Cancer 'Race Gap'

Higher rates of heart disease, diabetes could lower survival for black patients, study suggests

10/11/2005
Obesity During Midlife Ups Dementia Risk

Study found those with BMI higher than 30 also more likely to have heart attack, diabetes

10/11/2005
Rates of Kidney Failure Stabilize

But government report notes racial disparities persist

10/4/2005
Lifestyle Changes Could Save Millions

Additional 2% decrease in chronic disease deaths adds up to 36 million lives saved worldwide over next decade, experts say

10/4/2005
Majority of Americans Becoming Overweight or Obese

Thirty-year survey showed nine out of 10 men packed on excess pounds

10/3/2005
Drug-Coated Stents Better for Diabetics

Fewer problems develop than with older bare stents, study finds

9/30/2005
Elderly Diabetics at Double the Risk of Falling

Diabetes a prime risk factor for these debilitating events, study finds

9/28/2005
Health Tip: Signs You May Be Diabetic

Frequent thirst, fatigue are common

9/27/2005
Discovery Could Boost Type 1 Diabetes Care

Researchers spot key player in success of transplanted insulin-producing cells

9/26/2005
Smoking May Raise Diabetes Risk

In study, a quarter of smokers went on to develop the illness

9/22/2005
Caregivers in Unsafe Areas at Risk for Poor Blood Sugar Control

Stress, plus lack of exercise may contribute, researchers say

9/19/2005
Most Americans Don't Link Tummy Fat With Heart Disease

Sixty percent are unaware this type of obesity threatens the heart, survey finds

9/14/2005
Couch Potatoes Threatened by 'Visceral' Fat

This type of fat lying around organs is especially unhealthy, experts warn

9/13/2005
U.S. Death Trends Show Successes, Failures

Big gains against heart disease, but diabetes, COPD deaths are rising, report finds

9/9/2005
Mental Illness Hampers Diabetes Care

But schizophrenic or bipolar diabetics can take control of their disease, experts say

9/1/2005
'Legs For Life' Program Targets Poor Blood Flow

Many Americans have peripheral artery disease but do not know it, experts say

8/30/2005
Japanese Diabetes Combo Gets Nod

Combines two drugs in one pill

8/24/2005
Molecule Linked to Vision Loss in Diabetics

Japanese study implicates erythropoietin

8/23/2005
Obesity in America Continues to Expand

Government programs are failing to meet the challenge, report says

8/17/2005
Diabetes Prolongs Fracture Recovery

Study found longer hospital stays after ankle surgery compared to non-diabetics

8/16/2005
A Clear Winner in the Coated-Stent Derby -- Sort Of

New studies back sirolimus, but some heart doctors prefer paclitaxel

8/16/2005
Brain Protein Influences Weight Gain

Drugs modeled on SH2-B may help fight diabetes, obesity, experts say

8/12/2005
New Diabetes Gene Discovered

Finding could help most of those with type 2 diabetes, researchers say

8/12/2005
Health Tip: Stay Safe in the Pool

Make sure someone is nearby

8/11/2005
Health Tip: Diabetics Prone to Dental Problems

Must pay close attention to oral health

8/9/2005
Health Tip: Diabetics, Eat Healthy

Foods to enjoy and those to avoid

8/8/2005
Higher Insulin Levels May Contribute to Alzheimer's

Study found elevated levels increased inflammation

7/23/2005
New Hope for Those With High Blood Pressure

Novel drugs and devices promise to improve hypertension management

7/21/2005
Protein Could Lead to New Diabetes Drugs

Fat cell compound may stimulate insulin resistance, study finds

7/20/2005
New Clues to Pre-Diabetic Liver Condition

Scientists uncover potential treatment target for hepatic insulin resistance

7/19/2005
Insulin Resistance Linked to Heart Failure

Condition may be another predictor of heart problems, study finds

7/18/2005
Free Diabetes Drugs Could Save U.S. Money

No-cost ACE inhibitors would keep diabetics out of the hospital, experts say

7/18/2005
Dark Chocolate May Sweeten the Way to Health

Daily dose lowered blood pressure, improved insulin sensitivity, study showed

7/12/2005
Health Tip: Diabetics Who Travel

Plan in advance and stave off health problems