Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/20/2004
An Alternative to the Needle

Gel pill may give patients with chronic diseases a choice

9/13/2004
General Health of Cancer Survivors Often Overlooked

Their non-cancer health problems tend to be poorly managed, study finds

9/8/2004
Diabetes Dangerous in Women With Heart Disease

Combination triples risk of heart failure, study finds

9/7/2004
Studies Add to 'Fat-but-Fit' Debate for Women

Diabetes risk for obesity, heart problems for inactivity

9/7/2004
Antidepressant Approved for Diabetes Pain

5 Milllion Americans May Benefit

8/30/2004
Diabetes Rampant Among Native Americans

Disease relatively new to population, but manageable

8/26/2004
Diet With the 'Right Carbs' Seems to Boost Health

Low-glycemic-index plan is better than low-fat or low-carb diets, study says

8/23/2004
Pancreas Could Harbor Stem Cells

Potential stem cells may lead to new diabetes treatments

8/22/2004
Though Diabetes Epidemic Worsens, Researchers Make Strides

Two of every five U.S. adults now considered to have pre-diabetes

8/18/2004
Tomato Juice May Cut Clotting in Diabetics

Study found juice thinned blood of those with type 2 version of the disease

8/17/2004
VA Beats Managed Care in Treating Diabetes

Patients more likely to get needed tests, with better health outcomes, study finds

8/13/2004
Lost Sleep Leads to Health Problems

Advice on how to get a good night's slumber and avoid future heart trouble

7/31/2004
Blacks Hard Hit by Kidney Disease

New campaign urges awareness, testing

7/30/2004
Simple Test Predicts Diabetes Amputation Success

Keeping blood sugar low could save lower limbs, research finds

7/27/2004
Ankle Readings Foretell Walking Problems

Pressure gauge predicts blocked arteries without symptoms

7/26/2004
On-the-Job Exercise Helps Diabetics

Even light lifting reduces heart risk, study finds

7/26/2004
Type 2 Diabetics Should Avoid Caffeine

It affects the body's ability to control insulin levels, study says

7/25/2004
Vision Loss a Growing Threat for Many Americans

But experts say proper screening and treatment could save sight as people age

7/12/2004
Weight-Loss Regimen for Diabetics Questioned

Small number of pounds shed may not be worth it in long run

7/9/2004
Old Drug Learns New Tricks

Anemia medication altered to treat many other disorders

7/2/2004
I've Got Glucose Monitoring Under My Skin

Implanted device could allow measures with wave of arm

6/29/2004
HRT Speeds Progression of Heart Disease in Diabetics

Study finds these postmenopausal women should avoid hormone therapy

6/21/2004
Erectile Dysfunction Can Signal Heart Disease in Diabetics

But other experts say most diabetic men should be tested for heart problems

6/17/2004
Diabetes Drug Helps Women with Ovary Disorder

It spurs ovulation, potentially boosting fertility

6/16/2004
Liposuction Won't Remove Fat's Health Risks

Surgery no fix for preventing diabetes, heart woes

6/15/2004
Simple Guidelines Ward Off Deadly Diseases

Major health groups join forces on a prevention plan

6/14/2004
Blacks Urged to Get Checked for Kidney Disease

Problem much more acute than it is for whites

6/10/2004
Health Tip: Cinnamon for Diabetics

It may lower blood glucose

6/7/2004
Smoking May Boost Diabetes Risk

Nicotine could be the culprit, increasing insulin resistance

6/7/2004
Type 1 Diabetes Prevented in Mice

Researchers correct flaw in immune system

6/6/2004
Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Are Problems for Many Diabetics

Doctors need to do a better job of outlining the risks

6/6/2004
Diabetics Can Regain Lost Memory

Lowering blood sugar levels leads to cognitive improvements

6/6/2004
Devices May Take 'Ouch' Out of Daily Diabetes Checks

Work progresses on inhaled insulin, easier sugar monitoring

6/5/2004
Diabetic Kids Headed for Cardiovascular Trouble

They're more likely to have stiff blood vessels, study finds

6/5/2004
Depression Can Hamper Diabetes Control

Demanding insulin regimes also linked to poor management of blood sugar disease

6/4/2004
Many Parents Are Blind to Their Kids' Weight Problems

And those overweight children are at risk of diabetes, new research says

6/2/2004
Diabetes Increases Death Risk for Elderly

It means more premature deaths among those 65 and older, study says

6/1/2004
New Burden for Developing World: Chronic Disease

Health professionals also have to fight acute viral ailments

5/26/2004
Hypoglycemia Poses Risks for Diabetics

Careful monitoring essential to prevent potentially dangerous condition

5/25/2004
Avoiding Painful Side Effect of Diabetes

Study examines why some with disease face greater risk of urinary tract infections

5/22/2004
What Every Diabetic Should Know About Heart Disease

It's the leading killer of people with the blood sugar disease

5/17/2004
Alzheimer's Risk Higher in Diabetics

Odds increase 65%, but can be cut, nun study says

5/5/2004
Source of Insulin-Secreting Cells Found

Discovery opens new avenues to type 1 diabetes research

4/30/2004
Health Tip: Diabetes and Mouth Care

Dental neglect could affect blood glucose levels

4/29/2004
41 Million Americans at Risk of Diabetes

New standard doubles the old estimate

4/27/2004
Bypass is Best for High-Risk Heart Patients

It tops angioplasty or stents when it comes to death rates for this group

4/22/2004
Cinnamon as Medicine?

The popular spice may help treat diabetes, researchers say

4/20/2004
Fast-Acting Insulin Wins OK

Helps diabetics manage hyperglycemia

4/19/2004
Cutting Calories Can Prolong Life

Small study of disciplined dieters finds many benefits

4/19/2004
Doctors Urge Cholesterol Drugs for Diabetics

Most with type 2 diabetes would benefit, regardless of cholesterol level