Type II Diabetes News

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9/1/2011
Strokes Rising Among Teens, Young Adults: CDC

Obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and other risk factors may be to blame, researchers say

8/10/2011
Daily Hot Dog May Feed Diabetes Risk: Study

Experts don't relish regular consumption of red meat, particularly processed forms

8/5/2011
Weight Loss May Boost Sex Life of Obese, Diabetic Men

Cutting calories can also have positive effects on urinary tract function, researchers say

7/28/2011
Dentists May Be Able to Spot Undiagnosed Diabetes

Periodontal disease an early complication of the blood sugar illness, researchers say

7/28/2011
Building Muscle May Reduce Diabetes Risk, Study Says

Any effort to get fit is laudable, expert notes

7/27/2011
Caution Urged in Intensive Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

Such therapy may double the risk of dangerously low blood glucose levels, study finds

7/25/2011
Blood Test May Better Predict Diabetics' Heart Risk: Study

But refining the risk may not change clinical practice, expert says

7/18/2011
Controversial Cholesterol Drug Might Lower Blood Sugar Levels in Diabetics

But, torcetrapib, which raises 'good' cholesterol, showed heart risks in earlier trial that was halted

7/15/2011
The Cycling Stud Who Shed His Couch Potato Skin

Writer, who once flirted with type 2 diabetes, completes grueling two-day, 200-mile marathon

6/28/2011
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Saves Money: Study

Preventive drug therapy saved money too, but wasn't as effective as lifestyle changes

6/27/2011
Calories, Not Protein or Carbs, Are Key to Weight Loss: Study

Diabetics gained similar benefits from low-fat diet emphasizing either proteins or carbohydrates

6/27/2011
After Diabetes Diagnosis, Concentrate on Dietary Changes, Study Says

Exercise made little difference in first year of treatment, researchers found

6/27/2011
Diabetes on Upswing Worldwide

Rate in U.S. rising twice as fast as in Western Europe, study finds

6/26/2011
Class of Drugs Linked to Higher Heart Risk in Older Diabetics

Researchers saw a lower risk with metformin, but experts say study's not the final word

6/24/2011
Weight Loss Surgery May Cut Inflammation, Disease Risk

Gastric bypass seems to reduce risk factors linked to diabetes, heart disease, study finds

6/21/2011
Diabetic Kidney Disease Rising in the U.S.

About 40 percent of diabetics will develop kidney disease, study says

6/21/2011
High-Dose Statins May Increase Diabetes Risk

But heart benefits still outweigh potential downside, study authors say

6/21/2011
Some Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis May Cut Diabetes Risk

Researchers suspect certain medications lower inflammation, insulin resistance

6/16/2011
Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Less Obese Patients: Study

They experienced greater weight loss, remission of type 2 diabetes

6/14/2011
Too Much TV Raises Risk of Diabetes, Heart Disease and Death

Analysis found two hours a day increased chances of health problems by up to 20%

6/14/2011
Diabetics May Be at Greater Risk for Second Stroke

But lowering cholesterol with statins reduces their odds for cardiovascular events, researchers say

6/8/2011
Impaired Heart Function Seen in Teens With Type 2 Diabetes

Scans showed poor blood flow during exercise compared with other study participants

6/6/2011
Exercise Helps Men Battling Diabetes and Sleep Apnea

Low fitness level linked to higher risk of death among males with both conditions, study finds

5/31/2011
In Diabetics, Good Scores on Bone Tests May Not Rule Out Risk

People with normal bone density may be as prone to fracture as those with osteoporosis, study finds

5/27/2011
Scientists Discover 'Ultra-Bad' Cholesterol

Study of super-sticky LDL may spur new heart disease treatments for seniors, type 2 diabetics

5/25/2011
Combo of Paxil, Pravachol May Raise Blood Sugar

As many as 1 million Americans may take the antidepressant and statin together, researchers say

5/24/2011
Simply Eating Less Fat May Cut Diabetes Risk

Study identifies dietary change, not weight loss, as the key factor

5/13/2011
Fat Cats, Dogs Developing Diabetes, Report Finds

Illness jumped 32 percent in dogs in just five years

5/11/2011
Fever During Pregnancy, Diabetes and Obesity May Raise Autism Risk

But study finds births by C-section didn't seem to have any impact

5/6/2011
Poor Sleep Might Worsen Diabetes

Researchers recommend losing weight, paying more attention to value of sleep

5/3/2011
Structured Exercise Programs Help Lower Blood Sugar, Study Finds

People with type 2 diabetes benefited most from supervised activity, analysis finds

5/2/2011
Tradjenta Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

The disease's most common form

4/30/2011
Diabetes in Kids Comes With Hefty Price Tag

Study finds medical costs are six times higher than for other young Americans

4/27/2011
New Clues to How Gastric Bypass Surgery Combats Diabetes

Levels of amino acids linked to insulin resistance drop right after procedure

4/18/2011
Low Glucose Levels May Raise Death Risk Among Older People

Research shows those over 60 do best with intermediate control over blood sugar

4/18/2011
Do Immune System Ills Help Drive Type 2 Diabetes?

Findings from mouse, human research suggest new insights on the blood sugar disease

4/14/2011
4/8/2011
Short Bursts of Exercise Good for the Heart: Study

And it's not as time-consuming as less strenuous workouts, researchers say

4/7/2011
Certain Diabetes Drugs Better for Heart Health, Study Finds

Metformin, the usual first choice medication, said to lead the pack

4/7/2011
Racial Disparities Remain for Health Care for Vets

VA has made improvements, but more needs to be done, study says

4/5/2011
Two Different Heart Drugs May Work Equally Well for High-Risk Patients

Study found ARB, calcium channel blocker both helped those with hypertension, glucose intolerance

3/28/2011
Nicotine Raises Blood Sugar Levels in Lab

Finding may explain higher risk of diabetes complications in smokers, study says

3/23/2011
Actos Cut Risk of Prediabetes Becoming Diabetes in Study

It lowered chances by 72 percent but showed side effects, researchers say

3/18/2011
Analysis Confirms Diabetes Drug May Harm the Heart

Latest finding adds to evidence that Avandia raises risk of heart attack, death

3/14/2011
Metformin Still Best First-Line Type 2 Diabetes Drug

It has the fewest side effects, costs less, concludes analysis

3/14/2011
In Men, Duration of Diabetes Linked to Raised Heart Risk

More than 17 years of type 2 disease doubles the odds of a first heart attack, study finds

3/10/2011
New Drug May Trim Insulin Injections to Just 3 a Week

Phase 2 trial results offer diabetics hope for a simpler daily regimen

3/9/2011
Blood Pressure Drug Delays Kidney Disease in Diabetics

But experts are concerned about higher deaths from heart problems

3/8/2011
Southeastern States Mired in the 'Diabetes Belt': CDC Report

Wide swath cutting across U.S. needs better prevention and treatment efforts, study suggests

3/2/2011
Tight Blood Sugar Control May Put Some Diabetics at Risk

Death risk higher in those with type 2 and heart disease striving for 'normal' glucose levels: study