Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

11/1/2001
Diabetes Spells Trouble for Women's Hearts

CDC study finds risk, hospitalization rate much higher

10/30/2001
Diabetes Tied to Inability to Digest Grains

Higher incidence of celiac disease found in Type I diabetics

10/18/2001
Blood Pressure Pill Helps Prevent Diabetes

Study: ACE inhibitor reduces risk by 40 percent

10/3/2001
Getting a Shot? Chill Out

Freezing needle makes injections less painful, says doctor

9/29/2001
Test Drug Decreases Impotency in Diabetics

Study shows 72 percent of men had improved erections

9/24/2001
9/23/2001
Walking to Beat Diabetes

275 walk-a-thons planned for U.S. this fall

9/11/2001
Obesity, Diabetes on the Rise

Preventive measures ignored, says study

8/30/2001
Aspirin May Shield Against Diabetes

High doses roll back obesity-related insulin resistance

8/24/2001
Athletes Turn to Insulin to Boost Performance

Experts warn of danger to non-diabetics

8/10/2001
Genetic Link Seen in Early Heart Disease

Study finds insulin resistance in families with a history of the disease

7/30/2001
Chewing Over Gum Disease Research

No teeth to study linking gum disease and heart problems, new research says

7/22/2001
Some Diabetics Blind To Eye Care

Many don't follow vision-care guidelines that could ultimately save their sight

7/20/2001
Be Alert for Diabetes

The disease has certain warning signs

6/13/2001
Diabetes a Risk for West Nile

But elderly still the hardest hit, says study

5/24/2001
Hearing Loss New Worry for Diabetics?

Experts disagree on new study of hearing problems in diabetics

5/21/2001
Many Diabetics Ignorant of Heart Risk

Survey: Just 33% aware it's a serious threat

5/14/2001
Rich Survive More Heart Attacks

Social standing affects many illnesses