Type II Diabetes News

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4/26/2007
Studies Uncover Genes Boosting Type 2 Diabetes Risk

But it's not an excuse not to eat right and exercise, expert says

4/23/2007
Sopranos Star Tackles Health Role

Aida Turturro hits the road to educate people about diabetes

4/12/2007
Gene Variant Linked to Obesity, Diabetes

Finding could lead to new avenues of treatment, researchers say

4/11/2007
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Help Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds long-term glucose levels dropped significantly after 13 weeks of treatment

4/9/2007
Diabetes May Lead to Precursor of Alzheimer's

Consequences could be huge, given the epidemic of the blood-sugar disease

3/16/2007
Diabetes Epidemic Spreading Worldwide: Experts

Western diets, more cars taking their toll in developing world

3/1/2007
Diabetes May Be Even Bigger Threat Than Feared

Canadian survey finds 2005 rates surpassed levels predicted for 2030

2/9/2007
Study Confirms Link Between Hormone, Insulin-Producing Cells

Neuropeptide regulating appetite may help in developing new diabetes treatments

12/4/2006
New Type 2 Diabetes Drug Delays Disease Progression

But side effects include cardiovascular risks, study finds

12/3/2006
'Double Diabetes' a New Threat

The obesity epidemic is leading more people to develop type 1 and type 2 disease

10/17/2006
FDA OKs New Oral Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

Januvia, a member of new class of medicines, enhances release of insulin

10/17/2006
New Diabetes Drug Helps Lower Blood Sugar

Januvia part of a new class of medications

10/16/2006
High Blood Sugar Increases Risk of Blood Clots After Surgery

Study finds a sixfold higher threat of pulmonary embolism after hip or knee replacements

9/27/2006
Appetite Hormone May Combat Type 2 Diabetes

Mouse study finds leptin keeps body from overproducing insulin

8/31/2006
Exercise: The Antidote for a High-Fat Meal

Even a mild workout reverses arterial damage, study suggests

8/29/2006
31 States Record Increases in Adult Obesity

Two-thirds of Americans now at risk of diseases like diabetes, heart disease, report finds

8/2/2006
Oral Medications Can Replace Insulin for Many With Rare Neonatal Diabetes

Presence of genetic mutations signals the ability to switch treatments

7/25/2006
Young Type 2 Diabetics More Likely to Suffer Kidney Failure

Study of Native American tribe may have prevention message for all, researchers say

7/19/2006
Gene Variant Ups Type 2 Diabetes Risk

But lifestyle changes, such as exercise, counteract effects of this gene, study suggests

6/19/2006
New Type 2 Diabetes Cases Have Doubled in 30 Years

Obesity is to blame and consequences could overwhelm U.S. health-care system, experts say

6/14/2006
Protein Linked to Insulin Resistance in Humans

Discovery could lead to targeted therapies for preventing type 2 diabetes

6/13/2006
Overweight Ups Your Diabetes Risk

35 percent of heavy 18-year-old women will develop the disease, study finds

6/11/2006
Many Doctors Aren't Treating Diabetes Aggressively Enough

This is true for patients with high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar, studies find

5/4/2006
Childhood Obesity Leads to Adolescent Obesity

Kids don't outgrow 'baby fat,' researchers report

5/3/2006
School Soda Ban Called Good First Step

But more needs to be done to combat childhood obesity epidemic, experts say

4/20/2006
Obesity Driving Diabetes Epidemic

New study confirms suspicions that it's a major factor in troubling trend

2/1/2006
FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin for Diabetes

Exubera, first drug of its kind, could mean an end to injections for millions with the disease

1/27/2006
Inhaled Insulin Approved for Diabetics

First new delivery option in decades

1/20/2006
On-the-Job Stress Bad for the Heart

British study links it to increase in risk factors for cardiovascular disease

1/13/2006
Many Diabetics Tempt Health Risks

Left uncontrolled, the disease can cause heart disease, blindness, even amputation

1/3/2006
Molecular Link Between Diet, Type 2 Diabetes Discovered

High-fat fare suppresses enzyme that controls insulin production, study finds

11/21/2005
'Double Diabetes' Poses Double Threat

More Americans are developing both forms of the blood sugar disease, experts say

11/16/2005
Diabetes Drug Pulls Double Duty

Actos cut risk of second heart attack in patients with type 2 diabetes, study finds

11/14/2005
Eating Out Poses Health Risks for Kids

They're prone to high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease, study finds

11/14/2005
Cholesterol Drug Cuts Cardiovascular Risks for Diabetics

Large study found Tricor lowered number of coronary events, other vessel complications

11/12/2005
Heart Disease, Diabetes Are Preventable

Better habits could prevent 80% of heart disease, 90% of type 2 diabetes, expert says

10/20/2005
New Diabetes Drug Poses Danger to Patients, Cardiologists Say

Researchers urge FDA to delay approval of muraglitazar

10/5/2005
Fasting Glucose Levels May Not Be Best Indicator of Diabetes Risk

Study suggests other factors, such as obesity, also need to be considered

9/12/2005
Metabolic Syndrome Termed a Growing U.S. Health Threat

Panel urges greater awareness of condition that causes heart problems, diabetes

8/16/2005
Brain Protein Influences Weight Gain

Drugs modeled on SH2-B may help fight diabetes, obesity, experts say

8/12/2005
New Diabetes Gene Discovered

Finding could help most of those with type 2 diabetes, researchers say

6/12/2005
Vision Problems Occur During Pre-Diabetes

Eight percent of patients may have diabetic retinopathy, study finds

6/12/2005
Once-Daily Pill Lowers Blood Sugar and Cholesterol in Diabetics

Therapy could simplify treatment for many with the disease, experts say

5/18/2005
Most Type 2 Diabetics Aren't Managing Their Disease

New public awareness campaign hopes to reverse the problem

5/14/2005
Metabolic Syndrome Plagues Some Who Survive Testicular Cancer

Researcher suggests chemotherapy may contribute to complication

4/30/2005
Health Risks Escalate for Overweight Kids

Study finds unexpected differences between blacks, whites

4/29/2005
New Diabetes Drug Comes From Lizard

Gila monster derivative helps manage blood sugar

4/27/2005
Too Little Sleep Could Cause Diabetes

But snoozing too much might also be trouble, new research contends

3/16/2005
Compound Could Lessen Damage of Fast Food

Researchers test form of cellulose that slows fat absorption, reduces diabetes risk

3/1/2005
Supersized in the NFL

More pro football players are obese, study finds