Type II Diabetes News

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2/10/2014
Scientists Spot 7 New Regions of DNA Tied to Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers suggest their findings could lead to the development of new treatments for the disease

2/10/2014
Is Technology Creating a World of Sickly Couch Potatoes?

Study found people in emerging nations with TVs, computers and cars more likely to be obese, have diabetes

2/7/2014
Experimental 'Implanted Insulin' Device Seeks to Control Blood Sugar Levels

The hope: to eliminate daily injections for those with diabetes, but much testing remains to be done

2/6/2014
Could Low-Fat Yogurt Help Ward Off Diabetes?

British study also found reduced risk with other fermented dairy products

1/29/2014
Smartphone Apps for Diabetes: Do They Really Work?

You can use them to count carbs, log blood sugar, but users say they're no substitute for patient knowledge and a doctor's care

1/24/2014
Adults With Diabetes Need a Flu Shot: Experts

Large Canadian study finds people with diabetes are more likely to get sick from flu, be hospitalized

1/24/2014
Type 2 Diabetes Is Often a Family Affair

Study suggests if one spouse has the illness, the odds are raised that the other will develop diabetes, too

1/15/2014
As Weight Rises in People With Diabetes, So Does Death Risk: Study

Notion that obesity might offer protection is a myth, researchers say

1/8/2014
Farxiga Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

Along with diet and exercise

1/6/2014
Mediterranean Diet Alone May Lower Diabetes Risk

Key ingredient of study: use of extra-virgin olive oil, not calorie counting or exercise

1/2/2014
Study: Kids With ADHD, Aggression May Benefit From 2nd Med

Modest improvements in violent behavior noted with addition of antipsychotic drug

12/23/2013
Keep the Holidays Merry for Kids With Diabetes

Parents should monitor their child's blood sugar more often, but don't be too restrictive, expert says

12/16/2013
Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Slight Weight Loss in Obese Kids

But, experts say drug isn't meant for that use, while diet and exercise have proven effective

12/16/2013
Diabetes Drugs Affect Hearts of Men, Women Differently

Metformin made men's heart metabolism worse, study found

12/10/2013
Heartening Drop in Diabetes Complications Seen Among Seniors

But low blood sugar, a side effect of treatment, remains a concern, study authors say

12/9/2013
Type 2 Diabetes Might Raise Risk of Liver Cancer

But odds for malignancy are low; study found stronger connection for some minorities

12/6/2013
Some Diabetes Drugs May Affect Cancer Risk in Women: Study

'Insulin sensitizers' tied to lower odds of developing cancer when compared to other type of medication

11/20/2013
'Healthy' Obesity May Still Carry Higher Health Risks

Researchers found greater odds of developing heart conditions, diabetes despite lack of symptoms

11/18/2013
Could Elite Athletes Have Lower Risk for Diabetes?

Small study of Finnish men found protective effect, especially with endurance sports

11/18/2013
New Study Paints Grim Health Picture for Obese Teens

Doctors should inform families about short- and long-term consequences, researcher says

11/14/2013
Testing for Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes Should Be Routine, Experts Say

New guidelines from the Endocrine Society aim to detect cases early, get treatment started

11/13/2013
Needle-Free 'Breathalyzer' for Daily Diabetes Testing Shows Promise

But first, device must undergo clinical studies

11/12/2013
Could Low 'Brown Fat' Levels Be Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk?

Small study compared effects of this type of body fat in men

11/12/2013
Meat Products Could Raise Diabetes Risk: Study

But more research is needed to confirm the findings

10/31/2013
Epilepsy Often Hand-in-Hand With Other Health Problems: CDC

Doctors, patients share responsibility for preventing and treating co-occurring conditions, experts say

10/24/2013
Early Periods May Signal Greater Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

Obesity alone doesn't explain the findings, researchers say

10/8/2013
Tom Hanks Has Type 2 Diabetes

He'd been dealing with elevated blood sugar levels for more than 20 years

10/4/2013
Poor Sleep Habits Linked With Chronic Diseases, Study Says

Too much shuteye may be even more damaging than too little

9/27/2013
Diabetes Ups Risk for Death From Breast, Colon Cancer, Study Finds

Best defense: Maintain healthy diet, normal weight, one expert says

9/26/2013
Big Breakfast May Be Best for Diabetes Patients

Study found morning meal rich in protein, fat actually curbed hunger, helped control blood sugar levels

9/26/2013
Could Obesity Help Older People With Type 2 Diabetes?

Study found heavier seniors had lower death risk but higher disease risk, with reasons uncertain

9/20/2013
Blood 'Marker' May Predict Diabetes Risk in Older Women

Study found lower levels of the protein in women with lifestyle factors linked to type 2 disease

9/17/2013
New Understanding of Racial Disparities and Diabetes

Similar rates of disease-related deaths found in study

9/13/2013
4 Factors Predict Diabetes Remission After Surgery: Study

Scoring system could help determine if weight-loss procedure will help control disease in obese patients

9/12/2013
Even Younger Women With Diabetes May Face Higher Odds for Heart Disease

Finding was independent of women's other risk factors in early study

9/3/2013
New Drug Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes

It appears to improve blood fat levels and may aid weight loss, researchers report

8/30/2013
Whole Fruits Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk

But fruit juices appeared to raise risk for type 2 disease in long-term study

8/29/2013
Urine Test May Show Risk of Mental Decline in People With Type 2 Diabetes

Samples consistently containing protein tied to slowed information processing among older adults

8/28/2013
In Type 2 Diabetes, Gut May 'Taste' Sugar Differently

Small study suggests people with condition absorb glucose more rapidly

8/27/2013
Study May Explain Why Some Obese People Don't Get Diabetes

Relatively low level of inflammation may hold the key, researchers say

8/21/2013
Antipsychotic Drugs May Triple Kids' Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

This class of drugs is increasingly used to treat children with ADHD, depression

8/20/2013
Simple Test May Spot Dementia Risk in Seniors With Diabetes

Scoring system based on risk factors predicted who would develop brain disease a decade later

8/16/2013
Mediterranean Diet May Help Thwart Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds

Low-carb diets also were associated with reduced risk

8/14/2013
Depression in Diabetes Patients Linked to Dementia, Study Finds

Researchers say type 2 disease with depression associated with greater mental declines

8/12/2013
Diet Choices May Help Diabetics Stave Off Kidney Disease

Fruit, protein and moderate alcohol intake tied to lower risk of chronic disease in study

8/7/2013
High Blood Sugar Levels Tied to Small Increases in Dementia Risk

Elevated blood glucose may harm the brain, even in people without diabetes, researchers say

8/5/2013
Metformin May Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Death, Researchers Say

Diabetic men using the drug had higher survival rates in cancer study

7/31/2013
7/30/2013
In Mice, Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Longer, Healthier Lives

Study corroborates other research showing the drug may have benefits beyond diabetes care

7/29/2013
Diabetes Doesn't Seem to Affect Alzheimer's Disease Progression

Study looked at seniors' blood sugar tests along with their brain scans