Misc. Diabetes News

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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

1/1/2016
12/29/2015
Diabetic Kidney Damage May Start Earlier Than Thought

Higher-than-normal blood sugar levels can lead to kidney failure over time, research says

12/24/2015
Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery

12/22/2015
Weight-Loss Surgery Lowered Risk of Heart Attack, Type 2 Diabetes in Study

British researchers say procedure provides many long-term health benefits

12/18/2015
Nasal Spray May Give Diabetics Faster Treatment for Low Blood Sugar

Trial found it easier to use than current remedy, an injection

12/18/2015
12/17/2015
Type 2 Diabetes May Raise Dementia Risk, Especially in Women: Study

Expert recommends aggressive screening for females

12/17/2015
More U.S. Kids Have Type 1 Diabetes, But Researchers Don't Know Why

And study found that more are developing kidney problems as a result of their disease

12/9/2015
People with Type 2 Diabetes May Be Overtested

Study finds those with good control get blood sugar measured too often at doctor's office

12/8/2015
Blood Thinner, Certain Diabetes Drugs Are a Bad Combo

Together, warfarin and sulfonylureas raise risk of hospitalization, study shows

12/7/2015
Infant Weight Gain Linked to Possible Type 1 Diabetes Risk

But study author says it's too soon to recommend changes in feeding practices

12/7/2015
Infertile Men May Have Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes

Doctors should look for underlying health problems, experts suggest

12/4/2015
Diabetes Drug Improves Gut Bacteria, Study Finds

Metformin improved levels of fatty acids that help lower blood sugar levels

12/3/2015
Another Downside to Diabetes: Tooth Loss

Dental care often overlooked, leading to worse overall health, study suggests

12/3/2015
Diabetes or Obesity During Pregnancy May Affect Fetal Heart: Study

Researchers aren't sure if abnormalities will last or cause problems, however

12/2/2015
Negative News on Statins Tied to Dropped Prescriptions

Researcher says heart benefits outweigh risk of side effects

12/1/2015
Metformin May Not Help Obese Teens With Type 1 Diabetes

Study found most benefits waned over time, but one expert believes more research is needed

12/1/2015
New Diabetes Cases Among Americans Drop for First Time in Decades: CDC

But another report shows U.S. has more cases than 37 other developed nations

11/25/2015
Smog Raises Heart Risks in Those With Diabetes, Study Says

Long-term study showed prolonged exposure linked to heart disease, stroke

11/25/2015
New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Shows Early Promise

Trial finds that immune-based therapy is safe; further trial on effectiveness is planned

11/24/2015
11/23/2015
Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Some Women

Study looked at moms who had already diabetes in pregnancy

11/20/2015
Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes

First, speak with your doctor

11/19/2015
Foods May Affect Each Person's Blood Sugar Differently, Study Suggests

Researchers say 'one-size-fits-all' diet doesn't exist

11/18/2015
Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Those at Risk?

Small trial suggests the drug might help, but much more study is needed

11/18/2015
Sleep Cycle Changes May Affect Your Health

Routine schedule, whether workday or not, might cut odds of diabetes, heart disease, study suggests

11/18/2015
Type 2 Diabetes Drug Helps Some With Chronic Depression: Study

Insulin resistance may underlie the mental illness, researcher says

11/13/2015
Drug Lucentis May Fight Diabetic Eye Disease

Government-funded study finds injected medicine beats laser therapy for form of retinopathy

11/13/2015
Health Tip: You May Not Have to Give Up Dessert

Some diabetics may enjoy small portions

11/11/2015
Too Few Psychiatric Patients Screened for Diabetes: Study

Commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications tied to greater risk of type 2 disease

11/11/2015
Newborn Probiotic Use Tied to Lower Risk of Type 1 Diabetes

But association was only found in those with the highest genetic risk of the disease

11/11/2015
Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life

Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later