Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
8/5/2003
Type 1 Diabetics at Risk of Car Accidents

Fluctuating blood sugar levels to blame, study says

7/27/2003
Thieves of Sight Await Even Those With Perfect Vision

Odds of losing eyesight to disease start growing after age 40

7/17/2003
Molecule Discovery May Further Diabetes Treatment

Acts on key enzyme to control ups and downs of blood sugar, study finds

7/14/2003
A Test to Predict Diabetes Risk

Metabolic syndrome also warns of heart disease, study finds

7/11/2003
Is Inactivity Causing Diabetes Among Kids?

Georgia researcher starts study to find out

7/8/2003
Dual System for Diabetics

Monitors, corrects abnormal blood sugar

7/1/2003
Mixed Meds: A Dangerous Prescription for Heart Patients

Too many get diabetes drugs that can harm them

6/24/2003
Blood Test Can Detect Threat of Kidney Disease

The condition is a particular problem for diabetics

6/24/2003
Does Insulin Contribute to Alzheimer's?

Study finds possible link to build-up of protein plaques

6/23/2003
Diabetics Can Walk for Life

Study finds simple exercise can lower death risk

6/18/2003
Managing Blood Sugar in Hospitals

New protocol reduces infection rates in critically ill patients

6/17/2003
Controlling Blood Sugar Levels in Diabetics

Device helps prevent hypoglycemic episodes

6/16/2003
An Early Predictor of Heart Disease

Increased risk seen for women who have hypertension, diabetes during pregnancy

6/13/2003
Diabetics Need to Guard Against Nail Fungus

They should take extra care with foot hygiene, experts say

6/10/2003
Ladies: Light Wine Drinking Could Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

But weight loss and exercise are a better bet for most women, experts stress

6/5/2003
Early Prenatal Diabetes Testing Not Necessary

New research shows test has high error rate

5/29/2003
Does Adult Diabetes Trace Back to the Womb?

Offspring of mothers with type 1 diabetes prone to type 2

5/29/2003
Scientists Grow Insulin-Producing Liver Cells

Discovery could lead to major advances against type 1 diabetes

5/29/2003
Childhood Obesity Often Missed

Can lead to number of health problems down the road, researchers say

5/15/2003
Aging May Shortcircuit Body's Ability to Ward Off Diabetes

Finding could lead to new drugs for type 2 form of disease

5/14/2003
Too Much Booze Damages Key Hormones

Could lead to health problems even after chronic drinkers stop drinking, study finds

4/28/2003
Skipping Meals May Improve Your Health

Study: Fasting cuts risk of diabetes and brain damage in rodents

4/25/2003
Good News for Diabetics

Glucose sensor in eyes could make finger pricks a pain of the past

4/10/2003
Why Blacks May Be More Prone to Diabetes

Study finds genetics explain greater insulin resistance in black children

3/31/2003
Control Blood Pressure to Manage Diabetes

Avoiding hypertension as important as avoiding sugar, study finds

3/20/2003
Test Reveals Early Evidence of Heart Disease in Diabetics

It can detect calcium deposits in arteries

3/20/2003
Baboons Give Clues to Obesity, Diabetes in Humans

Animal study shows lack of exercise more damaging than bad diet

3/7/2003
Do Short Thighs Boost Diabetes Risk?

Study links upper leg length and glucose intolerance in women

3/7/2003
Unfit Teens Headed Toward Diabetes Trouble

Overweight adolescents more likely to develop insulin resistance, study finds

3/6/2003
Another Reason Not to Skip Breakfast

Early eaters have lower rates of obesity, insulin resistance

3/4/2003
Beating Odds of Heart Disease, Stroke in Diabetics

Major study to test best ways to lower risk

3/4/2003
Avoiding Amputations in Diabetics

Aggressive screening for nerve damage helps prevent foot deterioration

3/3/2003
Multivitamins Don't Stop Infections, Study Says

But supplements did help diabetics stay healthy

2/21/2003
All the Elderly at Risk for Diabetes

Even those of normal weight can still get the disease

2/18/2003
Younger Heart Patients Face Grim Prognosis

One in three diagnosed with heart disease under age 40 died within 15 years

2/17/2003
Thiamine Derivative May Halt Diabetic Complications

Rat study finds it prevents problems due to sugar buildup

2/13/2003
Managing Chronic Disease Online

Study to examine Internet workshop for people with heart or lung disease, diabetes

2/10/2003
Black Diabetics Less Likely to Get Proper Care

But lack of income isn't a factor

2/6/2003
A Health Odyssey to the Bottom of the World

Successful expedition sought to dispel myths about what diabetics can do

2/3/2003
High Blood Sugar Tied to Memory Woes

Abnormal levels may shrink brain, study suggests

1/31/2003
Liver Cells Converted into Pancreatic Ones

Scientific coaxing holds promise for diabetes

1/31/2003
'Good' Fatty Acid for Diabetics

Linoleic acid may benefit people with the disease

1/29/2003
Managing Type II Diabetes Sharply Cuts Heart Risk

Halves chances of heart attack or stroke, study says

1/23/2003
Lead Removal Improves Kidney Function

Taiwan study touts benefits of chelation therapy

1/16/2003
Diabetics Need to Watch Their Eyes

Study recommends screening program for diabetic eye disease

1/16/2003
Heart, Stroke Risk Starts Early in Type I Diabetics

Study finds odds much higher than had been thought

1/16/2003
A Complication in Stem Cell Diabetes Research

Cells may not be producing insulin, Harvard researchers say

1/15/2003
Latex Allergy Can Stick It to Diabetics

Rubber in stopper of insulin vial can cause a rash

1/8/2003
Study Finds Silver Lining for Hormone Therapy

It reduces diabetes risk for postmenopausal women with heart disease

12/24/2002
Getting Through Seasonal Temptations

Holiday eating can be a challenge for people with diabetes