Type II Diabetes News

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2/7/2005
3 Risky Diabetes Drugs May Be Safe for Heart Patients

Study finds drugs that FDA says should not be given actually may help diabetics.

1/26/2005
Heart Threats May Lead to Nerve Damage in Diabetics

High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity increase risk of neuropathy, study says

1/26/2005
Type 2 Diabetes Striking at Younger Age

Average age of diagnosis has dropped from 52 to 46, study finds

12/30/2004
Fast Food Linked to Obesity, Insulin Problems

Finding suggests the fare could contribute to onset of diabetes

12/16/2004
Hormone in Fat Mimics Insulin

Finding may lead to new treatments for diabetes

11/27/2004
Beware Complications Linked to Diabetes

Poor control of the disease can lead to eye, heart, kidney and nerve damage

11/23/2004
Diabetics Suffering Less From Heart Disease

Study finds big declines, but improvements needed

11/18/2004
A New Target For a Fat-Fighting Drug

Blocking enzyme might flush fats from body, researchers say

11/17/2004
Premature Birth Linked to Insulin Resistance

Study suggests metabolic processes may be programmed during pregnancy

11/11/2004
Pre-diabetes: Ignore It at Your Own Peril

Doctors say 41 million Americans have the condition

11/11/2004
Tackling Anemia in Diabetics

Study looks at whether that cuts cardiovascular risks

10/31/2004
Blood Pressure Drugs Protect Diabetics' Kidneys

One drug prevents early problems, the other halts progression of disease

10/21/2004
Antipsychotics Tied to Insulin Problems in Kids

Findings of new study echo link already found for adults

10/14/2004
Study Suggests How Obesity Causes Diabetes

Stress on cells seems to contribute to insulin resistance, researchers say

10/1/2004
Insulin Therapy Linked to Colorectal Cancer

Duration of therapy may elevate risk, small study suggests

9/20/2004
Nondiabetics Should Watch Blood Sugar, Too

Study finds high levels a heart risk for them, also

9/20/2004
Tight Glucose Control Needed for Diabetics

Analysis suggests ways to ward off heart disease

8/30/2004
Diabetes Rampant Among Native Americans

Disease relatively new to population, but manageable

8/26/2004
Protein May Explain Heart Risk in Diabetics

Increased activity might lead to heart failure

8/24/2004
Sugary Drinks Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds risks rise along with soda, fruit punch consumption

8/23/2004
Pancreas Could Harbor Stem Cells

Potential stem cells may lead to new diabetes treatments

8/22/2004
Though Diabetes Epidemic Worsens, Researchers Make Strides

Two of every five U.S. adults now considered to have pre-diabetes

8/19/2004
Statins Benefit Diabetics, Regardless of Cholesterol Levels

The drugs reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and death

8/18/2004
Tomato Juice May Cut Clotting in Diabetics

Study found juice thinned blood of those with type 2 version of the disease

8/2/2004
New Way to Treat Type 2 Diabetes Developed

Israeli scientists say technique may also be useful with Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

7/30/2004
Simple Test Predicts Diabetes Amputation Success

Keeping blood sugar low could save lower limbs, research finds

7/26/2004
On-the-Job Exercise Helps Diabetics

Even light lifting reduces heart risk, study finds

7/26/2004
Type 2 Diabetics Should Avoid Caffeine

It affects the body's ability to control insulin levels, study says

7/12/2004
Weight-Loss Regimen for Diabetics Questioned

Small number of pounds shed may not be worth it in long run

6/7/2004
Smoking May Boost Diabetes Risk

Nicotine could be the culprit, increasing insulin resistance

6/6/2004
Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Are Problems for Many Diabetics

Doctors need to do a better job of outlining the risks

6/6/2004
Diabetics Can Regain Lost Memory

Lowering blood sugar levels leads to cognitive improvements

6/5/2004
Diabetic Kids Headed for Cardiovascular Trouble

They're more likely to have stiff blood vessels, study finds

6/5/2004
Gila May Be Healer for Type 2 Diabetes

Trial drug from saliva of lizard controls blood sugar and weight

6/4/2004
Many Parents Are Blind to Their Kids' Weight Problems

And those overweight children are at risk of diabetes, new research says

6/4/2004
Hormonal Disorder Hits More Women Than Thought

One in 15 women of childbearing age has polycystic ovary syndrome, study finds

6/2/2004
Heart Disease Recipe Rampant in Obese Kids

Thanks to epidemic, more have metabolic syndrome

5/26/2004
Hypoglycemia Poses Risks for Diabetics

Careful monitoring essential to prevent potentially dangerous condition

5/25/2004
Avoiding Painful Side Effect of Diabetes

Study examines why some with disease face greater risk of urinary tract infections

5/22/2004
What Every Diabetic Should Know About Heart Disease

It's the leading killer of people with the blood sugar disease

4/29/2004
41 Million Americans at Risk of Diabetes

New standard doubles the old estimate

4/22/2004
Cinnamon as Medicine?

The popular spice may help treat diabetes, researchers say

4/21/2004
'America's Oldest Teenager' Gets Serious About Diabetes

Dick Clark speaking out on diabetics' heart disease risks

4/19/2004
Doctors Urge Cholesterol Drugs for Diabetics

Most with type 2 diabetes would benefit, regardless of cholesterol level

4/12/2004
Diabetics Face Major Vision Risks

Diabetic retinopathy affects 4 out of 10

3/30/2004
Drug Derived From Licorice Improves Memory

Carbenoxolone may help older people remember, small study says

3/24/2004
Heart Disease: A Diabetic's Biggest Health Threat

Yet too few people with the disease are aware of the risk, experts say

3/22/2004
Diabetes Looms Large

Half of Americans born today will develop the blood sugar disease, experts warn

3/17/2004
Scientists ID Enzyme That Regulates Appetite

Finding could lead to drug treatments to combat obesity, diabetes

3/15/2004
Study to Test Best Diabetes Therapy for Kids

U.S. researchers to compare drugs and lifestyle changes