Type II Diabetes News

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Article Title
3/1/2011
Scientists Spot Another Gene Behind Type 2 Diabetes

Finding might someday lead to targeted treatment, researchers say

2/25/2011
Breast-Feeding May Cut Obesity Risk in Kids of Diabetic Moms

Those breast-fed for at least 6 months were less likely to be overweight later, study found

2/18/2011
Diabetes Social Networking Web Sites Vary in Quality

Study finds some provide support, useful info; others push bogus 'cures'

2/16/2011
Appalachia, the South Home to Least-Active Americans: CDC

Exercise can help ward off heart disease, cancer, diabetes, agency notes

2/16/2011
In-Hospital Blood Sugar Levels Should Be Higher: Report

New recommendations slightly higher than those of leading diabetes group

2/4/2011
Cold Viruses Appear Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

Along with other factors, these viruses may trigger the disease, researchers say

1/20/2011
Breast Cancer Patients With Diabetes May Fare Worse

Having both diseases greatly increases the chances of dying, review finds

1/14/2011
Bright Lights at Night May Raise Diabetes Risk

Findings may be especially important for people who work the night shift, researcher says

1/5/2011
Diabetes Soaring Among American Adults: Report

The number of people treated for the illness rose more than two-fold between 1996 and 2007

1/3/2011
In Women, Diabetes Plus Depression a Deadly Combo

Depression may hinder disease management, researchers say

12/20/2010
Whole-Fat Dairy Products May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

Rare fatty acid found more in whole milk, yogurt and cheeses, researcher explains

11/23/2010
Exercise Combo Best for Type 2 Diabetes

Alternating aerobic exercise and resistance training significantly lowered blood sugar, study finds

11/22/2010
Diabetes, Depression Can Be Two-Way Street

But experts note factors such as obesity, inactivity might also be at play

11/17/2010
Despite FDA Warning, Avandia Use Varies Across U.S.

Diabetes drug offers case study that some doctors don't get or heed alerts, study says

11/12/2010
Diabetes Research Made Significant Strides in Past Year

Advances in treating type 1 diabetes best news as World Diabetes Day approaches

11/11/2010
Are You at Risk of Developing Diabetes?

Know the risk factors and warning signs, experts advise

11/10/2010
Childhood Abuse Linked to Diabetes Risk in Adult Women

Stress of physical, sexual abuse may lead to weight gain, insulin resistance, study author suggests

11/5/2010
Kombiglyze XR Approved for Adult Type 2 Diabetes

For once-daily blood sugar control

11/4/2010
Older Americans Sicker Than British Peers...

... But they live just as long, study suggests

11/3/2010
Possible Genetic 'Switches' for Blood Sugar Control Detected

But applications for diabetes years away, researchers say

10/27/2010
Eating Whole Grains, Fewer Refined Grains, May Help Heart

Substituting brown rice for white is one way to reduce harmful type of body fat, study finds

10/22/2010
One-Third of U.S. Adults Could Have Diabetes by 2050: CDC

'Alarming numbers' point to importance of healthier lifestyles in reversing the trend, experts say

10/18/2010
Even Well-Controlled Diabetes May Present Post-Surgery Risk

Study also finds high blood sugar levels in non-diabetics ups death risk

10/15/2010
Hospitalizations Way Up for Young Adults With Diabetes

And women 20 to 39 affected more than men, study finds

10/8/2010
Language Barrier Hurts Diabetics, Study Finds

Spanish-speaking patients fare better with doctors they understand, researchers say

10/7/2010
Big Waist Raises Risk of Diabetes, Analysis Suggests

Higher type 2 disease rates in U.S. versus U.K. may be due to greater levels of mid-section fat

10/6/2010
Fat Cells Grow Differently in Belly Vs. Bottom

In abdomen, cells expand in size, but in lower body, number of cells increases, scientists find

10/4/2010
Treat High Blood Pressure in Blacks Aggressively: Experts

International medical group recommends starting lifestyle changes, drug therapy earlier than usual

10/1/2010
Hundreds of Genes May Influence Your Height

Study debunks notion of a single 'short' or 'tall' determinant

10/1/2010
U.S. Kids Filling Up on 'Empty Calories,' Study Finds

Excess fats and added sugars will lead to health woes later on, experts say

9/30/2010
Gum Disease More Common in U.S. Than Previously Thought

Earlier reports may have underestimated by as much as 50%, experts say

9/28/2010
How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lose Weight, Keep It Off: Study

Intensive lifestyle change program yielded better results than support group

9/20/2010
Metabolic Syndrome Doubles Heart Risk, Analysis Shows

Urgent need to help people control obesity, blood pressure, cholesterol, insulin resistance, expert says

9/8/2010
Dementia Warning Signs Identified in Type 2 Diabetics: Study

High blood pressure, slow gait, self-reported bad health might signal decline, researchers say

9/3/2010
Mouse Study May Help Explain Fish Oil's Benefits

Giving rodents omega-3 fatty acids helped counteract inflammation that can lead to diabetes

9/2/2010
Many Americans Don't Even Know They're Fat

Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds 30 percent of those overweight think they're normal size

9/1/2010
Diabetes Drug Metformin Linked to Lower Lung Cancer Rate in Mice

Findings reflect those of population studies in humans, researchers say

8/24/2010
Heart Risks the Same With 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study

Finding conflicts with previous research that found Avandia riskier than Actos

8/20/2010
Green, Leafy Vegetables Linked to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

More study needed to clarify role that diet plays in development of the disease, researchers say

8/16/2010
Weight-Loss Surgery May Cut Type 2 Diabetes Medication Use

Study finds reduced drug and health care costs may make surgery a cost-effective alternative for some

8/6/2010
Foot Doctors Can Help Diabetics Avoid Amputation: Study

Podiatrists detect conditions that might lead to limb loss, experts say

8/6/2010
Depression Linked to Slow Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Improving patients' coping skills may speed recovery, researchers suggest

8/5/2010
Type 2 Diabetes Might Harm Young Brain, Study Suggests

Obese teens with blood sugar disease did worse on cognition tests

7/29/2010
New Data Supports Link Between Diabetes Drugs, Fractures

Avandia, Actos increase chances of broken bones in older men and women, study shows

7/28/2010
Implantable Sensor Measures Blood Sugar Levels

Wireless device transmitted accurate readings in pigs for more than a year, study shows

7/23/2010
7/15/2010
Diabetics Urged to Confer With Their Doctor About Avandia Use

Health risks posed by an unauthorized change of medications could be great, experts say

7/15/2010
Dementia May Differ in Those With and Without Diabetes

Vascular disease most likely cause of brain impairment in diabetics, research shows

7/6/2010
Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Help All Diabetics: Study

In those with coronary disease, it would be better to focus on other heart risk factors, researcher advises

7/6/2010
Changes in Fat Cells May Pave Way for Type 2 Diabetes

May result in the 'hyperinflammation' seen in the disease, researchers say