Type II Diabetes News

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6/29/2010
Community-Based Diabetes Prevention Program Promising: Study

Model works as well as individual counseling, researchers say

6/29/2010
Tight Blood Sugar Control in Older Diabetics May Not Reduce Heart Risk

But intensive control does improve other conditions, including eye and kidney health, study finds

6/29/2010
Latest Study on Diabetes Drug Avandia Finds No Heart Risks

Report in direct contrast to other new research that found the opposite

6/28/2010
Diabetes Drug Avandia Ups Heart Risk, Reviews Conclude

Two studies published in advance of FDA hearing on drug's fate

6/28/2010
More Genes Implicated in Type 2 Diabetes

Seem to be involved with insulin-making cells, insulin performance, scientists say

6/25/2010
U.S. Report Finds Too Few Clinics Target Diabetes, Obesity

Local centers need to face growing threat, federal researchers say

6/25/2010
Drug Helps Tackle Type 2 Diabetes in New Way, Study Says

But results suggest that dapagliflozin would be an 'add-on' rather than a replacement for regular therapy

6/22/2010
Gaining Weight Later in Life Ups Diabetes Risk

Increased waist circumference also increases type 2 chances, study finds

6/21/2010
Many Diabetics Unaware of Hot Weather Hazards

Although disease raises risk of heat illness, they don't heed the dangers, survey finds

6/21/2010
Age, Race May Affect Type 2 Diabetes Screening Results

The recommended A1c blood test cutoff didn't accurately diagnose elderly Asians, study found

6/20/2010
Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome in Studies

Screening, supplementation could be beneficial, researchers suggest

6/3/2010
Drug Combo Staves Off Type 2 Diabetes

Low doses of metformin, Avandia cut risk by two-thirds in study

5/28/2010
Caring for Diabetic Pets Helps Humans Get Healthier

Owners learn more about the disease and how to prevent it, study finds

5/27/2010
Fit People Release More Fat-Burning Molecules During Exercise

And marathon runners generate far more than those who do moderate exercise, study shows

5/24/2010
Frequent Doctor Visits Help Diabetics Control Blood Pressure

Patients, physicians should communicate more -- either in person, by phone or Internet, researchers say

5/21/2010
Common Diabetes Drug Linked to Vitamin B-12 Deficiency

Type 2 patients taking metformin should get levels tested regularly, study suggests

5/20/2010
More Steps a Day Lead to Better Health

Study suggests walking may help prevent metabolic syndrome

5/6/2010
One Sleepless Night Ups Insulin Resistance

Increase in type 2 diabetes may be related to trend toward less sleep, researchers suspect

5/3/2010
'Healthy' Pre-Diabetics Still Face Heart Disease Threat

Experts urge preventive steps for those at risk of developing high blood pressure, diabetes

4/28/2010
Tight Blood Sugar Control May Not Harm Diabetics

Re-analysis of a landmark study refutes link between intensive therapy, higher death risk

4/23/2010
Injection Helps Treat Hard-to-Control Type 2 Diabetes

Adding daily shot improves blood glucose levels when standard regimen fails, study finds

4/19/2010
Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent Lung Cancer

Metformin linked to tumor reduction in mouse study

4/13/2010
Hormones Tied to Diabetes Might Also Influence Fertility

Mouse study shows how type 2 disease can develop without obesity

3/30/2010
Novel Method Eyed for Normalizing Blood Sugar

Working with mice, diabetes researchers reactivate key cellular pathway

3/30/2010
Diabetes Screening Should Start Sooner

Study found checking for blood sugar disease earlier cut complications, costs

3/29/2010
Diabetics Face Higher Death Risk After Cancer Surgery

Study found they were 50% more likely to die in month following operation

3/25/2010
Many Americans Unaware They Have Chronic Kidney Disease

Those at risk for diabetes should be screened, researcher says

3/24/2010
Researchers Identify 2 Genes Linked to Fatty Liver Disease

Could yield better tests, treatments for condition that can cause liver damage, type 2 diabetes

3/19/2010
Avandia Researchers' Financial Ties Questioned

Review of studies on controversial diabetes drug points up conflicts of interest

3/18/2010
Selenium Could Shield Against Diabetes

High levels in men appear to be beneficial, study finds

3/17/2010
Online, Phone Tests Assess Diabetes Risk

Nearly 6 million Americans don't know they have type 2, experts say

3/15/2010
Arthritis Drug May Fight Diabetes, Too

Study finds that salsalate helps control blood sugar levels

3/15/2010
2 Drugs Fail to Prevent Diabetes in the Overweight

Diovan, Starlix also had limited or no effect in shielding users from cardiovascular woes, study finds

3/15/2010
Intense Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Therapies Don't Help Type 2 Diabetics

Study findings underscore the importance of exercise and proper nutrition, expert says

3/12/2010
Start Metformin Early for Best Results

Study finds that diabetes drug works longer if started soon after diagnosis

3/11/2010
Body's Response to Foods' Smell, Taste Could Be Diabetes Risk Factor

A gene mutation could trigger key insulin reaction in some, researchers say

3/4/2010
Whole Grains Take a Bite Out of Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Simply selecting brown rice over white also makes a difference, researchers say

3/3/2010
Coffee Is Generally Heart-Friendly

But it may be linked to a slight rise in high blood pressure, researchers say

3/2/2010
Having Prediabetes May Not Kick-Start Prevention Efforts

Most people still didn't lose weight or exercise, study finds

3/1/2010
Hormone Outperforms Insulin in Diabetic Mice

Someday, leptin could free people with type 1 disease from daily injections, expert predicts

2/23/2010
FDA: No Decision on Whether to Pull Diabetes Drug Avandia Off the Market

Controversial medicine raises users' heart risk, leaked files suggest, but agency still reviewing data

2/22/2010
Excessive Weight Gain During Pregnancy Raises Gestational Diabetes Risk

Women who pack on more pounds than recommended are most susceptible, researchers say

2/19/2010
Dolphins May Warn of Health Risks in Humans

Ecological, physiological similarities provide basis for insights, expert says

2/17/2010
Bilberry Seems to Act Against Blood Sugar

Researchers who did tests in mice suggest need for human trials

2/16/2010
Small Increase in Diabetes Risk Noted in Statin Patients

For many, benefits of lowering cholesterol outweigh drugs' downsides, researchers say

2/15/2010
Diabetes Drugs Avandia, Actos Tied to Fractures in Women

Those over 65 at greatest risk from thiazolidinedione use, study indicates

2/8/2010
Soft Drinks Could Boost Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Higher blood sugar, insulin levels might cause cells to divide abnormally, researchers say

2/5/2010
Genome Mapped for Type 2 Diabetes

Finding may further understanding of common diseases, researchers say

2/1/2010
Diabetes Drug Helps Dieting Teens Lose Weight

Metformin plus lifestyle changes might play a role in obesity treatment, researchers say

1/27/2010
Tight Blood Sugar Control May Raise Risk of Death

Guidelines should be revised to include a low limit for glucose levels, researchers say