Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

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