Type II Diabetes News

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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

1/26/2010
Skipping Insulin May Not Be Uncommon

Doctors need to be more attuned to patients' issues to stop risky practice, expert says

1/26/2010
Victoza Sanctioned for Type 2 Diabetes

But it may cause thyroid tumors and other side effects, FDA says

1/18/2010
Newly Identified Gene Variants Linked to Diabetes

Discovery could lead to new type 2 treatments, researchers say

1/15/2010
Race, Weight May Influence Success of Prostate Surgery

Among diabetic men undergoing prostatectomy, obese whites have worse outcomes, study finds

1/15/2010
Diabetes Drug Looks Safe for Heart Failure Patients

Metformin might even improve advanced heart disease, researchers find

1/14/2010
Artificial Pancreas Prototype in Development for Type 1 Diabetics

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation partners with Johnson & Johnson for medical first

1/13/2010
U.S. Obesity Rates Leveling Off, But Still High

And rates among boys aged 6-19 still climbing, government study finds

1/4/2010
Markers Predict Kids' Risk of Diabetes as Adults

Review found higher blood pressure, body-mass index, blood fat and sugar levels spelled future trouble

1/4/2010
Genes May Put Black Americans at Risk for Diabetes

Glucose metabolism appears to vary by race, research shows

12/29/2009
New Guidelines Urge A1C Test for Diabetes Diagnosis

Simple blood test may catch type 2 diabetes, prediabetes sooner, with no fasting

12/21/2009
Diabetes Insight Could Lead to Better Treatments

Inhibiting a key inflammatory pathway brought powerful results in mice and people, researchers say