Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
7/26/2016
Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine

7/25/2016
1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays

Study suggests need for better management of other health problems

7/20/2016
Brisk Walking May Help Ward Off Diabetes

Researchers determine the best amount for lowering elevated blood sugar

7/19/2016
U.S. Teen Diabetes Rate Exceeds Prior Estimates

Most young people unaware they have it, study finds

7/19/2016
Which Diabetes Drug Is Best?

Study calls it a draw, with a slight edge for metformin

7/19/2016
Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review

Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

7/14/2016
Obesity More Deadly for Men Than Women: Study

Losing even a little weight could cut the risk, researchers say

7/13/2016
How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

7/13/2016
Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults

To curb diabetes, researchers urge serious weight-loss efforts

7/12/2016
Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder

7/12/2016
Health Tip: Measure Your Waist Circumference

And know the risks of excess belly fat

7/11/2016
Global Team Taps Into DNA Behind Type 2 Diabetes

Many common gene variations appear to raise an individual's risk, researchers say

7/11/2016
Study Suggests Type 2 Diabetes-Cancer Link

It hints at -- but doesn't prove -- cancer risk higher before and soon after diagnosis of blood sugar disease

7/11/2016
Health Tip: Caring for Foot Ulcers

They're common in diabetics

7/5/2016
Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods?

Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

7/1/2016
U.S. Cancer Survivors Living Longer

Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, report predicts

6/30/2016
Health Tip: When Your Blood Glucose Rises

Here are possible reasons why

6/29/2016
Sufficient Sleep May Help Protect Men Against Diabetes: Study

Too much, too little lowered body's ability to break down sugar, but that was not the case for women

6/24/2016
Diabetes Ups Risk of Heart Attack Death

Study points to need for better coordinated care, more effective use of medications, cardiology specialist says

6/23/2016
Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks

Odds of death due to heart disease 15 percent higher in black Americans with both conditions, study finds

6/21/2016
Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

6/17/2016
Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics

CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

6/15/2016
Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

6/14/2016
Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes?

A mostly plant-based diet may help lower risk of the blood sugar disease, study suggests

6/14/2016
Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study

Daily, injected medication shows 'encouraging' results in international trial

6/14/2016
Health Tip: Coping With Itchy Skin

It may be a sign of diabetes

6/13/2016
Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease a Dangerous Combo

Prognosis may be worse than previously believed, study suggests

6/13/2016
Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps Fight Diabetic Eye Disease

People with type 2 diabetes cut their risk in half with intensive management, researchers report

6/13/2016
Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability

Study found increase in 'good' years of life in recent decades

6/10/2016
3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too

They seemed to help, but researchers say more information needed

6/6/2016
Intensive Blood Sugar Control May Be Too Much for Some With Type 2 Diabetes

Individualized treatment is important, expert says

6/2/2016
Health Tip: Diabetes Can Harm Your Feet

Here are common complications

5/24/2016
More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat

Study found 3 months of exposure linked to higher cholesterol levels, especially for those with diabetes

5/24/2016
Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes

45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

5/24/2016
No Welcome Mats for Diabetes, Obesity in 'Walkable' Neighborhoods

Urban design can play a role in public health, experts suggest

5/17/2016
As Fitness Levels Rise, Diabetes Risk Drops

But change requires dedication to regular exercise in the long run, study shows

5/12/2016
Gestational Diabetes May Lead to More Body Fat on Babies

Finding held even when mom-to-be's blood sugar condition was well-controlled

4/28/2016
Psoriasis, Obesity and Diabetes

Chronic skin condition may be associated with increased risk of diabetes and obesity, study finds.

4/27/2016
Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

4/25/2016
Pharmacists Can Manage Some Chronic Conditions Effectively, Study Suggests

But it's not clear if they could reduce symptoms more or help you live longer than your doctor can

4/25/2016
Health Tip: Should I Check my Blood Sugar?

Here's what the ADA recommends

4/19/2016
After Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes, Healthy Diet May Ease Blood Pressure

Eating nutritious foods seems to counter higher risk, researchers find

4/18/2016
Metformin Safer for Heart Than Other Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study

Large analysis found up to 40 percent lower risk of heart disease death versus sulfonylureas

4/15/2016
Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death Risk

Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

4/15/2016
Health Tip: Keep a Diabetes Diary

Here's what to include

4/15/2016
Diabetes Steals Years, Adds Disabilities

Middle-aged adults will lose more than 3 years because of the disease, study estimates

4/12/2016
Prediabetes May Damage Nerves More Than Thought

Early pain and tingling in hands, feet may be 'canary in the coal mine,' researchers say

4/8/2016
Exercise May Counter Harms From Too Much Sitting, Study Says

Fewer risks for heart disease, diabetes seen among physically active adults

4/8/2016
Mom's Obesity, Diabetes May Spur Fetus to Grow Too Fast

Finding suggests doctors might want to screen at-risk women sooner

4/7/2016
A Few Key Steps Can Protect Your Heart and Kidneys

Study cites smoking, body fat, exercise, blood pressure among factors to pay attention to