Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/24/2002
Getting Through Seasonal Temptations

Holiday eating can be a challenge for people with diabetes

11/26/2002
Nuts, Peanut Butter May Prevent Type II Diabetes

Study finds enthusiasts at 27% reduced risk

11/25/2002
A Working Model for Diabetes Management

New Web site helps companies deal with diabetes in the workplace

11/21/2002
'Junk' Gene Tied to Both Diabetes and Obesity

Mouse study opens door to one therapy for both conditions

11/20/2002
Niacin Slashes Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics

Blood sugar rises, but heart is grateful still

11/20/2002
Best Drug for the Job

Study finds anticoagulant that works well for diabetics who have a heart attack

11/15/2002
Diabetes Self-Tests Getting Better

Monitoring blood sugar now easier and faster

11/11/2002
Diabetics Urged to Cook Foods Slowly

Scorched sugars drive up vessel-hating chemicals

11/7/2002
Coffee Drinkers at Lower Risk for Type II Diabetes

Study finds heavy drinkers halve their chances of getting disease

11/7/2002
Gorging Grandpas Bode Ill for Grandkids

Their overeating could lead to diabetes in grandchildren

10/11/2002
Poor Children at Higher Heart Risk

Odds persist even if they grow up to be successful

9/23/2002
You May Have Diabetes and Not Know It

Here are some warning signs

9/22/2002
Legs for Life Starts Its Run

Free screening offered for dangerous narrowing of leg arteries

9/15/2002
Researchers Zero In on Foot Problems in Diabetics

Study reveals changes in tissue and bone structure

8/28/2002
Islet Cell Transplants Offer Hope to Diabetics

Despite progress, much research remains

8/27/2002
Diabetes Precursor Rife Among Americans

As many as 1 in 3 has insulin resistance syndrome

8/23/2002
Screen Early for Gestational Diabetes

Study supports testing at 16 weeks, not third trimester

8/7/2002
Dirty Air Linked to Diabetes

Research finds more of one means more of the other

7/30/2002
Stem Cells Hold Promise for Eye Diseases

Help correct vessel damage in mice, study says

7/25/2002
Thwarting Diabetes

Simple steps you can take

7/23/2002
Low Literacy Linked to Diabetes Complications

Those who have trouble reading twice as likely to have serious health woes

7/22/2002
Living With Diabetes

Alternatives might help you cope

7/12/2002
Battling the Bulge

Studies uncover keys to fat cell mechanisms

7/2/2002
Managing Diabetes Hard for Homeless

Shelters struggle to meet needs of special population

7/1/2002
Could Schizophrenia Drug Cause Diabetes?

Duke University scientists say evidence indicates a relationship

6/20/2002
Heart Attack May Increase Diabetes Risk

Study indicates higher glucose intolerance levels after hospitalization

6/18/2002
Test Can Detect 'Silent' Heart Risk in Diabetics

Imaging technique can spot trouble where none seems to exist

6/16/2002
Diabetics Should Watch Their Step This Summer

Foot care is especially important in the open-toed months

6/14/2002
Diabetes Risk Seen Even with Healthy Weight

Aborigine study finds chances increase even with a normal BMI

6/3/2002
Liver Delivers Insulin-Producing Cells in Rats

First time stem cells from organ other than pancreas coaxed to do job

5/24/2002
Gene's Discovery Could Lead to New Diabetes Treatment

Finding of third key regulator gene could make current transplant therapy obsolete

5/14/2002
Is Diabetes Born in the Womb?

Undersized infant girls at risk of gestational diabetes later in life

5/14/2002
High Blood Pressure Treatment a 'Must' for Diabetes

Aggressive treatment lowers both blood pressure and patient costs

5/14/2002
Two Drinks a Day Keeps Diabetes at Bay

Study finds more benefits to moderate alcohol consumption

5/14/2002
If the Shoe Fits...

Study shows special footwear less helpful than good foot care for diabetic ulcers

4/29/2002
A Blood Glucose Check List

Make sure your monitoring is correct

4/25/2002
Heart Study Doubts 'Hispanic Paradox'

Refutes notion that they're at lower death risk

4/16/2002
New Research Could Change Diabetes Care

Many with disease don't make all the health checks they should, study finds

4/15/2002
Vascular Surgery Safe for Diabetics

People with disease at no higher risk than non-diabetics

4/11/2002
I'll Have a Bottle of Exercise, Please

Research finds biochemical way to boost energy in muscle

2/19/2002
Diabetics Miss the Point About Heart Risk

Survey finds 68% unaware of disease's deadliest complication

1/31/2002
1/28/2002
Diabetes Book Aims at Family Doctors

Informed health practitioners can help with earlier diagnoses

1/18/2002
Researchers ID Hormone That Regulates Fat in Cells

Finding could one day lead to treatments for diabetics

1/14/2002
Blood Test Could Catch Undetected Diabetes

Screening could lead to earlier medical care for millions, researchers say

1/2/2002
Global Study to Focus on Diabetes Prevention

Two drugs are target of early detection efforts in largest-ever trial

12/27/2001
Diabetes Group Sweetens the Snacking

Candy or cookies can be fine in moderation, new guidelines say

11/27/2001
Antipsychotic Drugs Tied to Blood Sugar Trouble

Study finds adolescents taking them at much higher risk

11/9/2001
Medicare Widens Foot Exam Coverage

Acts to decrease amputations, especially among diabetics

11/1/2001
Study: Vitamin D Cuts Diabetes Risk in Kids

Rate was 80% lower among Finns who took the supplement