Misc. Diabetes News

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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

4/6/2016
Diabetes Cases Quadruple Worldwide Since 1980: Report

Major increases seen in China, India; obesity is likely the main culprit, researcher says

4/5/2016
Cost of Insulin Rises Threefold in Just a Decade: Study

Since 2010, per-person costs topped spending on all other diabetes drugs combined

4/4/2016
Underactive Thyroid May Raise Odds for Type 2 Diabetes: Study

Experts say many thyroid patients are already checked for the blood sugar disease

4/4/2016
Waistline May Predict Heart Disease Better Than Weight

Study finds 'apple-shaped' diabetes patients had higher odds for cardiac decline

4/4/2016
'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines

Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

4/1/2016
Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Epilepsy Risk, Study Suggests

But the research did not prove a cause-and-effect connection

3/31/2016
Diabetes Meds Vary in Safety and Effectiveness, Study Shows

Every drug or drug combo for type 2 disease has its benefits and risks, British team says

3/31/2016
More Evidence Diabetes Drug Actos Raises Bladder Cancer Risk a Bit

But odds are small, and experts want it to remain on market, although newer drugs are available

3/24/2016
Heart Attacks Striking Younger, Fatter Americans: Study

Doctors, patients need to work together to prevent cardiac disease, experts say

3/24/2016
Hormone Exposure in Womb May Boost Later Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Mouse study shows leptin disturbs communication between brain and insulin-producing pancreas

3/24/2016
Daytime Sleepiness, Long Naps Linked to Heart Risks: Study

People who nap more than 1 hour a day also more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, researchers say

3/24/2016
Health Tip: Setting Goals for a Healthier Lifestyle

They could help prevent diabetes

3/15/2016
Mom's Weight, Blood Sugar Levels May Affect Newborn's Size

Study found women who had more genes for obesity, high blood sugar levels tended to have heavier babies

3/11/2016
Diabetes May Raise Risk for Dangerous Staph Infection

Researchers believe the disease might dampen immune system, leaving people more vulnerable

3/10/2016
Triggers for Hyperglycemia

Food, exercise and stress cause lead to high blood sugar

3/9/2016
MS Patients May Be Prone to Other Chronic Illnesses, Study Finds

High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and depression among common co-existing conditions

3/9/2016
Diabetes Treatment May Affect Breast Density

Women on insulin might need extra breast cancer screening, expert suggests

3/9/2016
Doctors May Be Missing Chances to Treat Prediabetes

Study found many patients with higher-than-normal blood sugar levels were not being treated for it

3/9/2016
Special Infant Formulas Don't Shield Against Asthma, Allergies: Study

Review of nearly 70 years of data found no protective effect; experts urge breast-feeding instead

3/8/2016
Health Tip: If You Have a Wart

Signs that you should visit a doctor

3/7/2016
Fitness in Youth May Be Key to Diabetes Risk Decades Later

Study tracked 1.5 million people from age 18 to 62 and found fitter teens had lower lifetime risk

3/1/2016
Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers?

Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

2/29/2016
Study Compares Drugs for Common Diabetic Eye Disease

Eylea may beat two other meds for more severe cases of macular edema, research shows

2/25/2016
Diabetes and Meal Time

When should you eat your largest meal of the day?

2/22/2016
Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards, Study Finds

5 percent reduction benefited health of obese adults

2/15/2016
Sleep Loss May Be Tied to Raised Diabetes Risk in Teen Boys

Research, which focused on 'slow-wave sleep,' did not find same effect among girls

2/12/2016
Health Tip: If You're a Diabetes Caregiver

Educate and care for yourself, too

2/12/2016
Valentine's Day Can Still Be Sweet for Loved Ones With Diabetes

Flowers, jewelry or an outdoor excursion can make the holiday romantic, expert says

2/9/2016
Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens

But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

2/3/2016
Inactivity and Type 2 Diabetes

Every extra hour spent sitting each day may increase diabetes risk, new study finds.

2/3/2016
Sitting for Hours May Raise Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk

The risk remains even if you exercise, researchers contend

1/29/2016
Study Links Diabetes, Obesity in Moms-to-Be to Higher Autism Risk in Kids

Combination may nearly quadruple risk, researchers say, but their review did not prove cause-and-effect

1/29/2016
Suicide, Drugs Only Partly to Blame for Rising Deaths of Middle-Aged U.S. Whites

Commonwealth Fund also cites stalled progress against killers like heart disease, diabetes

1/29/2016
Obesity, Diabetes and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Obesity and gestational diabetes in combination may significantly increase risk of autism spectrum disorder, according to new study.

1/29/2016
Sleepless Nights Might Raise Women's Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Insomnia can disrupt hormones, and may play a role in developing the blood sugar condition, expert says

1/27/2016
New Transplant Technique Might Free Type 1 Diabetics From Daily Injections

Mouse study showed that putting insulin-producing cells in capsules protected the rodents from immune system

1/21/2016
Check Your Risk for Diabetes, CDC Urges

Prediabetes awareness campaign launched nationwide

1/19/2016
Sleep and Diabetes Risk

Catching up on sleep on the weekend may reduce your risk of diabetes, study finds

1/18/2016
Catch-Up Sleep May Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Risk Tied to Sleep Loss: Study

But the research is preliminary and only included a small number of healthy young men, experts noted

1/14/2016
Stressed Teens May Face Higher Diabetes Risk as Adults: Study

They might be more likely to eat unhealthy foods, smoke, not exercise, researchers say

1/14/2016
Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle

Survey suggests warnings of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes could reduce sugary drink sales

1/13/2016
Diet and Gestational Diabetes

A diet filled with potatoes may increase woman's risk of gestational diabetes, new study finds

1/13/2016
Pre-Pregnancy Potato Consumption Linked to Gestational Diabetes

Five cups of spuds weekly boosts odds by 50 percent, research suggests

1/11/2016
Scientists Identify Sugar-Busting Enzyme in Rats

But whether it might have effect on human obesity or diabetes isn't yet known

1/7/2016
Device Approved for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Wounds lead to thousands of amputations annually

1/7/2016
Gradual Decline in Soda's Sugar Content Might Help Curb Obesity

Researchers predict significant decrease in type 2 diabetes as well

1/7/2016
Mexico's Soda Tax Linked to Reduced Consumption

American Heart Association says measure should improve rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease

1/5/2016
Artificial Pancreas to Get Long-Term 'Real-Life' Trial

Researchers will measure how well the new technology helps people with type 1 diabetes

1/5/2016
Poor Circulation in Brain Linked to Psychosis in Alzheimer's Patients

Researchers find conditions such as high blood pressure, smoking may contribute to risk