Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

4/21/2005
The Sleep-Wake Body Clock May Also Control Appetite

Study offers possible clue to overeating in humans

4/19/2005
Obesity Not as Life Threatening as Thought

Many cardiovascular risk factors among obese are declining, researchers find

4/19/2005
Happy People Make for Healthy People

Drop in stress hormone tied to reduced disease risk, study suggests

4/18/2005
Obesity: Bad For Men, Women and Kids

Being overweight is hard on everyone's hearts, new studies find

4/14/2005
4/13/2005
New Clues to Killer Heart Failure

Underlying health problems may be best treatment target, researchers say

4/12/2005
Tracking Kidney Patients' Cardiac Risks

Factors such as hypertension, smoking most effectively predict survival

4/2/2005
Statins Do More Than Lower Cholesterol

Rat study suggests these drugs also strengthen artery walls

4/2/2005
Procedure Offers Hope for Peripheral Artery Disease

It could spare many patients amputation of foot or leg

3/29/2005
Gene Heightens Type 2 Diabetes Risk

It could someday pinpoint those most vulnerable, researchers say

3/29/2005
Atkins Introduces New Carb Labelling

'Net Atkins Count' to replace 'net carbs'

3/22/2005
Widening Waistlines Predict Diabetes in Men

Belt size beats body mass index as disease indicator, study finds

3/19/2005
High Blood Pressure: An Elusive Threat

25 percent of Americans get inadequate therapy for hypertension, experts say

3/17/2005
Innovative Diabetes Drug Wins Approval

First Type 1 treatment since insulin

3/16/2005
Compound Could Lessen Damage of Fast Food

Researchers test form of cellulose that slows fat absorption, reduces diabetes risk

3/14/2005
New Theory on Why Low-Carb Diets Work

When researchers restricted carbs, dieters simply ate less

3/13/2005
Free Pamphlets Suggest Safe Syringe Disposal

EPA info, available online, offers tips to diabetics and others

3/9/2005
Diabetics At Higher Liver Cancer Risk

A combination of diabetes and hepatitis C may be to blame

3/7/2005
Lack of Insulin Linked to Alzheimer's

Discovery might lead to new treatments, researchers say

3/2/2005
Sugar-Producing Proteins Point to New Diabetes Drugs

Two liver proteins work together to increase glucose production

2/28/2005
Diet, Exercise Top Drugs in Preventing Diabetes

Two studies find lifestyle changes are the better, cheaper option

2/28/2005
Sleep Disorder Treatment Also Aids Diabetics

Lower glucose reduces risk for other complications of disease

2/21/2005
Diabetes Boosts Heart Disease Risk in Women

Increase is worse than it is for men, study finds

2/21/2005
2/17/2005
Hotline Offers Free Dental Advice

National call-in sponsors hope to boost overall health

2/11/2005
Bioartificial Kidney Promising in Early Trials

It mimics human kidney more closely than conventional dialysis

1/24/2005
Seeds of Dementia Sown in Midlife

Identifying, treating cardiovascular risk factors early might make difference, study says