Misc. Diabetes News

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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

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