Type II Diabetes News

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2/6/2012
Metformin Preferred Drug for Type 2 Diabetes, Experts Say

But, American College of Physicians states diet and exercise changes should start before medication

2/3/2012
Diabetes Takes Toll on Women's Hearing: Study

Especially in women over 60, hearing is much worse for those with poorly controlled disease

1/30/2012
Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock's Link to Diabetes

A mutation affecting sleep-wake hormone may disrupt blood sugar control, researchers find

1/27/2012
Bydureon Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

A once-weekly injection

1/25/2012
Lifestyle Counseling Helps Diabetes Patients Control Blood Sugar

More than 30,000 got advice on diet, exercise in primary care settings

1/25/2012
Many Docs Use Costly MRIs to Diagnose Nerve Condition: Study

Cheaper tests to spot diabetes-linked nerve damage are effective, researchers say

1/25/2012
Less Salt, More Veggies in School Lunches: USDA

New rules call for healthier foods but some say changes don't go far enough

1/24/2012
Rate of Leg, Foot Amputations Among Diabetics Drops: CDC

Researchers point to better management of disease in explaining the trend

1/20/2012
Treating Diabetes, Depression Together May Make Sense

Study found both conditions improved when addressed simultaneously

1/19/2012
Can Coffee Really Thwart Type 2 Diabetes?

Three potentially beneficial compounds identified in lab study

1/16/2012
More, Faster Weight Loss Seen With Gastric Bypass Than Banding

But the surgeon performing the operation also makes a difference, an expert says

1/12/2012
U.S. Diabetes Prevention Program Might Avert 885,000 Cases

Study also projects $30 billion in savings over 25 years from such outreach

1/9/2012
Statins May Boost Diabetes Risk in Older Women

But experts say finding shouldn't spur change in guidelines for the cholesterol-lowering drugs

1/6/2012
Weight Loss Surgery May Help Diabetes

Not a cure, but operation plus meds better than either treatment alone, researcher says

1/6/2012
Smog Tied to Raised Risk of Chronic Illness in Black Women

Study showed more type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure as exposure rose

1/5/2012
Heart Failure, Diabetes Might Be Linked by Protein

Although 'p53' helps suppress tumors, new study finds negative effects

12/30/2011
Obesity, Diabetes Pose 1-2 Threat to Young Americans

The result: They could be first generation to not live as long as their parents

12/30/2011
A Life-Saving Lesson That Took Decades to Learn

Maryland woman has her type 2 diabetes under control at 38, and her future is brighter

12/22/2011
Hepatitis B Vaccine Recommended for Adults With Diabetes

Shared blood glucose monitors, finger-stick devices pose infection risk, experts warn

12/20/2011
Driving Isn't An Issue for Most People With Diabetes

American Diabetes Association warns against blanket driving restrictions, recommends individual assessments

12/15/2011
Brief, Intense Exercise Lowers Blood Sugar, Small Study Finds

May help type 2 diabetics use glucose more efficiently many hours after activity, researchers say

12/14/2011
Apnea Treatment Might Reduce Signs of Heart Disease Risk

Wearing CPAP mask during sleep improved blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar in study patients

12/7/2011
Diabetes, Obesity After 60 May Drive Up Breast Cancer Risk

Study also finds low blood lipids linked to risk, but can't explain it

12/6/2011
Rotating Shift Work May Boost Women's Diabetes Risk

The longer you work irregular hours, the greater the odds for type 2 disease, study finds

12/2/2011
Colon Cancer Prognosis Worse for the Obese, Type 2 Diabetics

Cancer and heart-disease deaths higher, studies find

11/28/2011
Low-Cal Diet Cuts Fat Around Heart in Obese People: Study

That led to improved heart function, researchers said

11/20/2011
Hispanics With Diabetes Urged to Get Yearly Foot Care

Regular exams can prevent foot ulcers, nerve damage and amputations, podiatrists say

11/18/2011
Not Everyone Shuns Fruits and Veggies

Learning to love them as a child proves advantageous later on, one woman explains

11/16/2011
Even Without Weight Loss, Mediterranean Diet Helps Heart: Study

Foods like olive oil and avocados may help body use insulin

11/14/2011
Intensive Control of Type 1 Diabetes Helps Kidneys: Study

Rate of serious complication halved for those on aggressive therapy

11/14/2011
Sugar-Sweetened Drinks May Pose Heart Risks to Women, Study Suggests

Problems can emerge even if no weight gain is evident, researcher says

11/11/2011
High-Fiber Diet May Help Thwart Colon Cancer

Review of studies suggests cereals, whole grains deliver health benefits

11/7/2011
School Soda Bans Don't Keep Kids From Sugary Drinks

Children just turn to sport and fruit drinks, study finds

11/1/2011
Red Wine Antioxidant Could Give Metabolism a Boost

Small study in obese men shows benefit from supplement containing resveratrol

10/22/2011
Healthy Halloween Advice for Children With Diabetes

Expert suggests ways for kids to keep blood sugar under control, without feeling deprived

10/19/2011
Neighborhood Can Affect Obesity, Diabetes Risk

Study found moving women out of poor neighborhoods reduced rates of both conditions

10/10/2011
Diabetes Education Seems to Help Improve Blood Sugar Control

Behavioral interventions, such as changing negative thinking, may offer even greater benefits

10/7/2011
Men Develop Diabetes With Less Body Fat Than Women: Study

Researchers say differences in fat distribution may be to blame

10/7/2011
FDA Approves First Combo Drug for Diabetes, Cholesterol

Juvisync combines Januvia and Zocor in one pill to lower blood sugar and bad cholesterol

10/7/2011
Juvisync Approved for Type 2 Diabetics With High Cholesterol

Previously approved meds combined in one tablet

9/28/2011
Super-Tight Blood Sugar Control May Not Ease Mental Decline in Diabetics

But, standard therapy might help slow cognitive troubles, experts say

9/26/2011
More Frequent Doctor Visits May Benefit Diabetes Patients

Quicker control of blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol might reduce complications, study says

9/23/2011
Americans Spending More of Their Lives Struggling With Diabetes

For obese, new study estimates between 2 and 6 extra years will be spent dealing with disease

9/22/2011
Popular Diabetes Drugs May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

But more studies are needed to see if this preliminary finding is accurate, researchers say

9/19/2011
More Evidence Links Diabetes, Dementia

Findings point up another reason to keep blood sugar levels in check, researchers say

9/19/2011
Global Toll of 'Non-Communicable Diseases' -- $47 Trillion by 2030

Cancer, diabetes, heart disease and lung disease kill 36 million people every year, experts say

9/16/2011
U.N. Summit Seeks to Tame 'Non-Communicable Diseases'

Cancer, diabetes, heart disease and lung disease kill 36 million people every year

9/13/2011
366 Million People Now Have Diabetes: Report

International Diabetes Federation urges U.N. action, saying disease claims 1 life every 7 seconds

9/12/2011
Lifetime 'Dose' of Excess Weight Linked to Diabetes Risk

Type 2 diabetes epidemic in the U.S. may loom even larger than previously predicted, researchers suggest

9/6/2011
Healthy Living Can Cut Chances of Developing Diabetes

Study finds risk can be reduced up to 80 percent, researchers say