Type II Diabetes News

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11/15/2012
U.S. Diabetes Rates Soaring: CDC

Numbers have doubled over 15 years across 18 states, and all states now have rates of 6 percent or more

11/14/2012
World Diabetes Day Designed to Raise Awareness

366 million people now have the disease; estimates see 552 million cases by 2030

11/8/2012
Does Black Tea Reduce Diabetes Risk?

Study found lower rates of type 2 disease in countries where beverage is most popular

11/7/2012
New Diabetes Drugs Have Different Advantages, Study Says

One is injected daily, the other weekly and both have side effects

11/6/2012
Popular Diabetes Meds Put to the Test

Metformin poses fewer heart risks than sulfonylureas, study says

11/1/2012
With Diabetes, Boosting Exercise Should Be Done Safely

Certain precautions can help reduce risk of dangerously low blood sugar, experts say

11/1/2012
Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes

First, get a doctor's ok

10/22/2012
Beans a Boon for People With Diabetes, Study Finds

Eating more legumes, such as beans, lentils and chickpeas, can lower blood sugar, blood pressure

10/22/2012
Heart Disease Risk Factors Also Tied to Death From Prostate Cancer

Following prevention guidelines might have added benefit for men, study suggests

10/19/2012
Exercise May Delay Early Aging of People With Diabetes

Fitness training improves their cardiovascular health, preliminary study finds

10/15/2012
Sleepless Nights Might Raise Odds for Diabetes

After being sleep deprived in study, the body's response to insulin was sluggish

10/9/2012
Blood Test May Spot Serious Health Risks in Women

New biomarker reveals odds of heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer, study says

10/2/2012
Diabetes Patients Should Have More Voice in Treatment: Experts

New guidelines say individual, doctor and evidence must all contribute to decisions

9/26/2012
Changes in Intestinal Bacteria Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Study is preliminary and doctors says it's soon to know if the association is important

9/26/2012
Obesity Now Puts Kids' Hearts at Risk Later

Large review found increased blood pressure, cholesterol levels and other forerunners of disease

9/24/2012
Women Born Preterm May Face Pregnancy Risks

Obstetricians should take history of premature birth into account, study suggests

9/18/2012
Heart Deaths Rise With Extreme Temperatures, Study Finds

Heat waves deadlier than cold snaps, researchers find

9/18/2012
Obesity Surgery Seems to Reduce Heart Risks, Study Says

Diabetes remission, lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels noted after 6 years

9/18/2012
Belly Fat Adds to Diabetes Risk in Obese Adults, Study Finds

Insulin resistance also a factor in developing type 2 disease

9/18/2012
Aerobic Exercise Cuts Kids' Diabetes Risk: Study

Just 20 minutes a day improved insulin resistance of overweight children

9/18/2012
Report: 39 States on Pace for Obesity Rates Above 50%

Costs in diabetes, heart disease, health care dollars will skyrocket if current trends go unchecked

9/17/2012
Comparison of Obesity Surgeries Turns Up Surprising Results

More popular method is less successful for maintaining weight loss, study says

9/13/2012
NYC OKs Ban on Big Sugary Drinks

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says initiative is bid to combat obesity; opponents call it intrusion on individual rights

9/12/2012
Scientists ID Gene for Insulin Sensitivity

Findings may have implications for diabetes treatment, researcher says

9/12/2012
Hispanics May Face Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: Study

Differences seen in how the pancreas responds to excess fat with insulin

9/12/2012
NYC 'Soda Ban' Decision Expected Thursday

Mayor's attempt to combat obesity comes up against industry, individual rights, opponents say

9/6/2012
Nonalcoholic Red Wine Might Help Lower Blood Pressure

Regular red wine, gin had no health benefit in small study of men at risk for heart disease

8/30/2012
In Diabetes, Any Protein in Urine May Signal Heart Risk

Even slightly elevated albumin linked to raised odds of stroke, heart attack, heart failure in study

8/29/2012
Low-Cal Diets Kept Monkeys Healthier, But Didn't Lengthen Lives

Study runs counter to previous research that suggested caloric restriction might boost longevity

8/29/2012
Confusion Over Diabetes Types Adds to Patients' Woes

Causes, treatment differ between type 1 and type 2 disease

8/27/2012
Midlife Fitness May Mean Healthier Old Age, Study Finds

Common conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's less likely

8/24/2012
Statin Use Tied to Possible Boost in Cataract Risk

But link isn't proven and patients shouldn't stop taking cholesterol-lowering drugs, researchers say

8/22/2012
Obesity Biggest Risk Factor for Diabetes Among Poor: Study

Lifestyle changes key to decreasing disease rate among the disadvantaged

8/20/2012
Obesity in Middle Age Tied to More Rapid Mental Decline: Study

'Fat and fit' concept may not apply to brain function, research suggests

8/17/2012
FDA Approves Generic Versions of Actos

Diabetes drug helps control blood sugar in adults with type 2 disease

8/14/2012
Pain Reported by Nearly Half With Type 2 Diabetes

Specialized treatment may be needed to improve quality of life, researchers suggest

8/13/2012
Fat Stats: 30% of Adults in 12 States Now Obese

South, Midwest claim high proportion, researchers find

8/13/2012
Scientists ID New Gene Regions Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Findings help shed light on condition's genetics, biology

8/8/2012
TB Vaccine Promising as New Way to Fight Type 1 Diabetes

Study found vaccine triggered death of rogue immune-system cells

8/7/2012
Normal-Weight People With Type 2 Diabetes Have Higher Death Risk: Study

In surprise finding, odds of dying twice as high if weight is normal at diagnosis

8/6/2012
More Evidence That Exercise Helps Fight Diabetes

Studies found staying active cut death risk in type 2 disease, which weight training helped prevent in men

8/2/2012
Modest Weight Loss Can Reap Prolonged Health Benefits

Study found reduced diabetes risk, even if weight returned

7/27/2012
Weight Control Can Cut Women's Diabetes Risk, Study Shows

Exercise and healthy diet paid off regardless of race

7/20/2012
Genes Influence Whether Psych Drugs Lead to Weight Gain

Finding might help steer at-risk patients to other treatments, researchers say

7/20/2012
Childhood Abuse Linked to Diabetes, Heart Disease in Middle-Aged Women

Study found victims twice as likely to have high blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol

7/10/2012
Selflessness Can Threaten Clergy Members' Health

Ministering to others linked to above-average rates of depression, chronic diseases, study shows

7/10/2012
Hi-Tech Advances May Improve Diabetics' Lives

But new analysis shows they don't necessarily improve blood sugar control

7/3/2012
Another Study Links Diabetes Drug Actos to Bladder Cancer

Individual risk still remains low, however

6/28/2012
Newer 'Second-Line' Diabetes Drug May Outperform Older Meds

In study, linagliptin worked as well as sulfonylureas but had fewer side effects

6/27/2012
FDA Approves First New Weight-Loss Drug in More Than a Decade

Belviq targeted for adults with health problems such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes