Misc. Diabetes News

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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

4/4/2006
Diabetes Care Still Lagging in U.S.

Report shows some improvement, but it's far from enough

3/24/2006
Alzheimer's May Be Diabetes-Like Illness

Rats without insulin in brain developed symptoms, researchers report

3/23/2006
Scientists Hold Out Hope for Diabetes Cure

Partial success in mice highlights new treatment's potential, experts say

3/20/2006
Diabetics Misguided on 'Healthy' Weight

Two-thirds of obese diabetics call overweight 'ideal' for health, study found

3/13/2006
Lumbee Indian Tribe at Raised Heart Risk

Members of the North Carolina tribe may need more focused care, researchers say

3/6/2006
Sweaty Study Surveys Socks

Synthetics beat cotton in keeping blisters away, research suggests

3/3/2006
Diabetes May Roll Back Victories Over Heart Disease

Growing epidemic threatens America's health, study finds

3/2/2006
3/1/2006
Antibiotic Can Cause Life-Threatening Blood Sugar Problems for Older Patients

Despite new label warning, researchers think Tequin shouldn't be prescribed at all

2/24/2006
Poor Gums Take Big Bite Out of Health

Periodontal disease ups risks for diabetes, heart disease and preemie delivery, experts warn

2/23/2006
Stem Cells Might Fight Circulatory Disorder

Peripheral artery disease can lead to leg ulcers, amputation

2/16/2006
Young Type 2 Diabetics at Higher Stroke Risk

Their odds of an attack double soon after diagnosis, study finds

2/15/2006
Diabetes Can Harm Young Children's Gums

Study finds evidence of damage in kids as young as 6

2/13/2006
Asthma Boosts Odds for Other Chronic Health Woes

But it's not clear the respiratory disorder is the cause of these illnesses, experts say