Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/25/2004
Small Babies Can Speed Up Diabetes Risk

Study sees rapid weight gain after age 2 as key

2/20/2004
Frozen Shoulder Puts a Chill on Movement

Stiffness and inflammation simply take time to subside

2/12/2004
Genetic Defect May Cause Type 2 Diabetes

Study focuses on children of parents with the disease

2/10/2004
High Iron Levels May Boost Diabetes Risk

Study increases odds for otherwise healthy women

2/6/2004
Metabolic Syndrome Ups Stroke Risk

Researchers suggest treating risk factors before it's too late

2/3/2004
What Triggers Type 1 Diabetes

Study sheds light on autoimmune response in blood sugar disease

1/30/2004
Mentally Ill Susceptible to Diabetes

Report recommends close monitoring to manage risk

1/21/2004
Getting the Blood Flowing to Diabetic Feet

Special cream improves circulation, study says

1/20/2004
Diabetics Lax in Caring for Heart Health

Blood sugar levels, blood pressure fail to improve, study finds

1/14/2004
Water Workouts

Some safety tips

1/12/2004
Hispanic Teens Face High Chances of Heart Disease, Diabetes

Alarming number have at least one risk factor for these health problems

1/12/2004
Diabetes and Oral Health

Tell your dentist about your condition

1/9/2004
New Weapon for Diabetic Foot Infections

Antibiotic works against common problem among those with blood sugar disease

1/7/2004
Genetic Link Found for Insulin Resistance

Mexican-Americans group most affected by the disorder

1/7/2004
Healthy Diets for Diabetics

Foods to enjoy; foods to avoid

1/2/2004
Viral Cure for Diabetes Discovered

Virus helped pre-diabetic mice fend off blood sugar disease

12/31/2003
Gastric Bypass Surgery Cures Diabetes

French researchers find disease quelled even if patient isn't obese

12/26/2003
Taking the Guesswork Out of Diabetes Management

New computerized pump can do the math on insulin levels

12/16/2003
Unfit Today, Heart Trouble Tomorrow

Young treadmill dropouts at much higher risk

12/8/2003
Diabetes Drugs Called Safe, With Monitoring

Heart, diabetes groups issue statement on Avandia, Actos

12/6/2003
Doctor, Patient Need to Manage Diabetes Together

Agreement on goals and strategies improves disease care

12/5/2003
Parental Size Can Spell Health Trouble for Kids

Study finds greater risks for children of short mothers and overweight fathers

12/3/2003
Pancreas Transplants Raise Death Risk

Diabetics survive longer under conventional therapy

11/28/2003
Healthy Ways to Keep Diabetes at Bay

Exercise, weight loss can prevent or delay onset of the disease

11/23/2003
Diabetics: Dodge Trouble During Holidays

Be careful not to load up on fat and sugar at parties

11/21/2003
Alcohol Alters Insulin Levels

Study: Wine after carb-heavy meal causes drop in vital hormone

11/21/2003
Buckwheat Good for Diabetics

May help control glucose levels, researchers say

11/18/2003
Genetic Link to Iron Overload Disorder Found

Scientists identify mutation that may cause metabolic disease

11/14/2003
Managing Diabetes

It's getting easier, thanks to recent advances

11/14/2003
Former Miss America's Legacy: Boosting Diabetes Awareness

Nicole Johnson urges others to take control of their disease

11/13/2003
Researchers Cure Diabetes in Mice

Technique holds promise for humans, but much more money needed

11/10/2003
Kids on Fast Track to Heart Disease

One in eight schoolchildren has at least three risk factors

11/7/2003
Have Diabetes, Will Travel

Plan in advance and stave off health problems

10/29/2003
Diabetic Smokers Are More Hardcore

They don't fare well despite strong desire to quit, study finds

10/23/2003
Severe Gum Disease Common in Diabetics

Gum infections leading to tooth loss should be treated aggressively

10/16/2003
Mild Depression Can Damage Immune System

Study found older caregivers had higher levels of molecule that may lead to disease

10/15/2003
Obesity Major Risk Factor for Hispanic Kids

New research focuses on their future health risks

10/10/2003
Gastric Bypass Surgery Helps Diabetics

Procedure helps them control blood sugar, get off medications for disease

10/7/2003
One in Three Americans Will Get Diabetes

Study details an epidemic that will only get worse

10/3/2003
Americans Living Longer, Lazier Lives

Checkup finds big increase in diabetes, obesity

10/2/2003
Enzyme Linked to Vessel Damage of Diabetes

Researchers say it may offer new drug target to treat diabetes

9/30/2003
Disease Combo Raises Risks to the Liver

Hepatitis C and fatty liver disease tax the critical organ, study finds

9/23/2003
Some Babies Born to Diabetic Moms Prone to Heart Defects

Study finds they face five times greater risk of problems

9/9/2003
Caution Urged on Popular Diabetes Drugs

Study: Small risk for those with heart disease or kidney problems

9/8/2003
Working Off Weight Helps Those With Syndrome X

People with these metabolic abnormalities at greater risk for heart disease

9/4/2003
1 in 7 Americans Has Diabetes or Risks the Disease

Obesity is driving much of the increase

8/31/2003
Overexertion Can Cause Hypoglycemia

Prolonged periods of strenuous exercise can trigger drop in glucose levels

8/28/2003
Steady Exercise Beats Back Diabetes After 40

Study finds workouts need to happen regularly and often

8/27/2003
Study Faults Docs on Diabetes Detection

Screening guidelines are often ignored

8/19/2003
Heart Risk Factors Do Matter

Smoking, diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure are killers