Type II Diabetes News

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4/14/2008
Diabetic Eye Problem Linked to Heart Failure

Retinopathy more than doubled the risk of heart problems, study found

4/10/2008
Health Tip: Symptoms of Diabetes

Signs that you may be diabetic

4/8/2008
Aggressive Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Treatment Shows Some Benefit

But jury still out on whether it makes difference in high-risk groups, study finds

4/7/2008
Antipsychotic Drug Boosts Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes

French study in rats finds olanzapine changes metabolism in weeks

4/1/2008
Avandia May Slow Atherosclerosis After Bypass Surgery

But this new study of diabetes drug doesn't prove it's safe, critics say

4/1/2008
Normal Weight Doesn't Always Equal Healthy Weight

Many have high percentages of body fat, leaving them prone to heart disease, diabetes

3/31/2008
Diabetics Face Doubled Risk of Heart Attack

Danger level same as non-diabetics who already have had a heart attack, study says

3/31/2008
Diabetes Drug Slows Clogging of Arteries

Actos better at fighting plaque build-up than older medication, study finds

3/28/2008
Lung Capacity Declines Faster With Diabetes

Finding shows respiratory system suffers collateral damage from blood sugar disease

3/28/2008
Once-Daily Insulin Shot Proves Effective in Study

Participants preferred it to product requiring three injections a day

3/21/2008
Diabetes' Toll Continues to Grow

But it's not too late to protect yourself and your family, experts say

3/13/2008
3/6/2008
Constant High Blood Sugar Disables Insulin 'Off' Switch

Researchers say mouse study reversing that pattern offers hope of new diabetes treatments

2/26/2008
National Effort Needed to Address Hyperglycemia in Heart Patients

American Heart Association says high blood sugar condition linked to high mortality

2/7/2008
Low-Carb Diets Better Than Low-Fat Diets at Preventing Diabetes

Even if coupled with high animal fat and protein, risk did not increase, study claims

2/6/2008
Aggressive Diabetes Therapy Lowers Death Risk, Study Finds

Danish researchers point to treatment of multiple risk factors at once

2/6/2008
Deaths Halt Part of Large Diabetes Trial

Increased mortality seen in patients receiving aggressive drug therapy to cut blood sugar levels

1/28/2008
Diabetes Rates Continue to Soar

Trend will lead to health and economic trouble for U.S., report says

1/28/2008
Caffeine Could Spell Trouble for Diabetics

Consuming equivalent of 4 cups a day led to spikes in blood sugar levels

1/25/2008
Diabetes' Health Toll Hits $174 Billion Annually

Costs have climbed 32% since 2002, study finds

1/24/2008
Stem Cells Finally Found in Pancreas

Discovery could lead to new treatments for diabetes, researchers say

1/22/2008
U.S. Deaths Down From Heart Disease, Stroke

But childhood obesity epidemic could undo gains, heart association says

1/21/2008
High Blood Sugar Boosts Women's Heart Disease Risk

Men don't seem to be as prone to problem, study finds

12/28/2007
Childhood Diabetes Boosts Risk for Kidney Problems

Lifestyle changes are key to avoiding complications, doctors say

12/28/2007
Diabetes Group Backs Low-Carb Diets

Recommendations cite importance of restricted calorie intake for diabetics wanting to manage their weight

12/11/2007
Older Diabetics Using Avandia Face Increased Death Risk

Canadian study also found those over 65 more likely to have heart trouble with drug

11/15/2007
More Black Children Dying From Diabetes

Trend has been accelerating, U.S. figures show

11/14/2007
Adult Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Predicted in Childhood

Data covering 34 years shows parental history, overweight are markers for adult disease

11/14/2007
Avandia Label to Get Heart-Attack Warning

FDA takes action on diabetes drug although evidence is inconclusive

11/14/2007
A Full and Long Life, Despite Diabetes

It's all about attitude, say seniors first diagnosed in childhood

11/6/2007
Kidney Disease Increasing in U.S.

More obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure are driving the trend, study says

11/4/2007
Peripheral Artery Disease Up Sharply Among U.S. Women

The condition, which is symptomless, can lead to heart attack and stroke

10/18/2007
10/4/2007
Randy Jackson Takes Aim at Diabetes

American Idol judge is part of a campaign to stress the disease's link to heart disease

10/2/2007
Low Doses of Red Wine Chemical May Fight Diabetes

Resveratrol has already been shown to offer heart benefits

9/27/2007
Older Blacks, Latinos Struggle With Diabetes Control

Their levels of blood sugar tend to be higher than for whites, study finds

9/4/2007
Fat Builds Up in Hearts Before Diabetes Onset

Technique giving researchers static image of beating heart could be new screening tool

9/2/2007
Blood Pressure Drug Combo Helps Diabetic Hearts

Large, long-term global study shows diuretic plus ACE inhibitor reduced risk of dying from heart disease

8/14/2007
Study Details Heart Risks to Diabetics

From angina to severe heart attacks, the death rate is higher than for non-diabetics

8/8/2007
New Study Questions Avandia's Heart Risk

Analysis finds no proof that diabetes drug causes heart attacks

8/3/2007
Diet and Fitness: A Proven Path to Heart Health

Lifestyle changes can slash your risk for cardiovascular disease as well as diabetes

7/31/2007
Diabetes Drug Should Stay Despite Heart Risks, U.S. Advisers Say

FDA panel says Avandia offers benefits to people with type 2 disease

7/23/2007
Study Links Diet Soft Drinks With Cardiac Risk

Just one soda a day tied to higher incidence of metabolic syndrome

7/20/2007
Low-Carb Diets Combat Metabolic Syndrome

Researchers find out how the diets seem to reduce appetite, weight

7/16/2007
Older Diabetes Drug Sometimes the Best Choice

Metformin doesn't cause weight gain and can decrease 'bad' cholesterol, study finds

7/10/2007
Drugs Old and New May Fight Diabetes

Anti-malaria drug cut disease risk, and new drugs helped diabetics lose weight

7/9/2007
Selenium Supplements Boost Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Chances were 50% higher among those taking 200 micrograms daily, study finds

7/9/2007
Pumpkin Extract Aids Insulin Production

Compound regenerated damaged pancreatic cells in diabetic rats, researchers say

6/26/2007
Rise in Child Chronic Illness Could Swamp Health Care

Diabetes, asthma will follow American kids as they age, experts warn

6/24/2007
U.S. Predicts Diabetes Epidemic to Go On Unchecked

As cases increase, so will accompanying health problems, experts predict