Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

8/14/2003
New Relief for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Surgery to lengthen Achilles tendon reduces risk of repeat ulcers

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