Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

7/11/2005
Get Fit to Fight Metabolic Syndrome

The condition is a precursor to diabetes, heart disease

7/11/2005
Diabetes Spurred By Adult Lifestyles

Study casts doubt on 'fetal-environment' theory

6/27/2005
Diuretics Best Option For Diabetics With High Blood Pressure

Large study finds they work as well as more expensive drugs

6/27/2005
Obesity Sends Health Costs Soaring

Study pegs weight gain as major factor behind U.S. spending

6/22/2005
Public Hospitals Provide Good Diabetes Care

But minorities and uninsured fare a little worse, survey found

6/20/2005
Novel Therapies Fight Alzheimer's on Multiple Fronts

Insulin, immune system and even calisthenics offer hope, experts say

6/13/2005
Black, Hispanic Diabetics Need Better Preventive Care

Minorities receive fewer flu shots and eye, cholesterol tests, study finds

6/13/2005
Tight Glucose Control Cuts Heart Disease Risk in Half

Researchers urge type 1 diabetics to monitor levels closely

6/12/2005
Vision Problems Occur During Pre-Diabetes

Eight percent of patients may have diabetic retinopathy, study finds

6/12/2005
Once-Daily Pill Lowers Blood Sugar and Cholesterol in Diabetics

Therapy could simplify treatment for many with the disease, experts say

6/12/2005
Treating Gestational Diabetes Helps Mother and Child

It improves quality of life without increasing risk of Caesarean section, study finds

6/11/2005
Pre-diabetes a Costly Condition for Patients

Study finds they rack up more medical bills than those with normal blood sugar levels

6/11/2005
Low Testosterone a Common Problem for Diabetic Men

They may be at double the risk of non-diabetics, study finds

6/10/2005
Patient Education Won't Alter Diabetes Outcomes

Learning about the disease had little effect, study found

6/3/2005
Exercise Cuts Polycystic Ovary-Linked Diabetes Risk

Women can benefit even in the absence of weight loss, study finds

6/1/2005
Obesity, Diabetes Raise Joint Replacement Risks

Study finds more complications in hypertensive patients, too

5/31/2005
Key Factors Raise Clogged Artery Risk

Metabolic syndrome plus vascular calcium greatly boost the odds, study finds

5/25/2005
Many Heart Attack Patients Have Metabolic Syndrome

Risk factors include wide waistlines, hypertension and high blood sugar, study finds

5/19/2005
Homeless People's Heart Problems Going Untreated

Study finds many suffer from hypertension, diabetes

5/18/2005
Babies at Celiac Disease Risk Should Wait for Wheat

Timing of first gluten in diet could help ward off the illness

5/12/2005
Elder Eye Care Differs by Health Insurance

Managed care patients more likely to have problems left untreated

5/11/2005
Type 2 Diabetes Increasing in Children Worldwide

Rising obesity rates may be to blame, researchers say

5/10/2005
Dairy Products Defend Against Diabetes

Even low-fat ice cream may offer some protection, study suggests

4/29/2005
New Diabetes Drug Comes From Lizard

Gila monster derivative helps manage blood sugar

4/26/2005
Screening for Iron Disorder Urged

Study found workplace testing didn't create anxiety

4/25/2005
Brain Stem Cells Coaxed to Produce Insulin

Finding could eventually lead to cure for diabetes, researcher suggests