Type II Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
3/15/2004
Study to Test Best Diabetes Therapy for Kids

U.S. researchers to compare drugs and lifestyle changes

3/12/2004
Surprising Warning Signs Could Signal Diabetes

Eye changes are but one of the less well-known symptoms

3/9/2004
Coffee Each Day Might Keep Diabetes Away

Finnish study finds the more cups consumed, the lower the risk of type 2 diabetes

3/5/2004
Clinical Trials Update: March 5, 2004

2/26/2004
Genetic Key to Type 2 Diabetes Identified

Altered proteins in liver, pancreas at root, study finds

2/25/2004
Small Babies Can Speed Up Diabetes Risk

Study sees rapid weight gain after age 2 as key

2/19/2004
Why Obesity Aggravates Blood-Sugar Control

Fat-secreted hormone may play a role, scientists suggest

2/12/2004
Genetic Defect May Cause Type 2 Diabetes

Study focuses on children of parents with the disease

2/10/2004
High Iron Levels May Boost Diabetes Risk

Study increases odds for otherwise healthy women

2/6/2004
Metabolic Syndrome Ups Stroke Risk

Researchers suggest treating risk factors before it's too late

1/21/2004
Obesity Carries Huge Financial Weight

Study finds it costs up to $200 per taxpayer

1/12/2004
Hispanic Teens Face High Chances of Heart Disease, Diabetes

Alarming number have at least one risk factor for these health problems

1/7/2004
Genetic Link Found for Insulin Resistance

Mexican-Americans group most affected by the disorder

1/5/2004
Coffee Perk: Lowers Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Caffeine linked to fewer blood sugar problems

12/26/2003
Taking the Guesswork Out of Diabetes Management

New computerized pump can do the math on insulin levels

11/28/2003
Healthy Ways to Keep Diabetes at Bay

Exercise, weight loss can prevent or delay onset of the disease

11/14/2003
Managing Diabetes

It's getting easier, thanks to recent advances

11/14/2003
Former Miss America's Legacy: Boosting Diabetes Awareness

Nicole Johnson urges others to take control of their disease

10/23/2003
Severe Gum Disease Common in Diabetics

Gum infections leading to tooth loss should be treated aggressively

10/10/2003
Gastric Bypass Surgery Helps Diabetics

Procedure helps them control blood sugar, get off medications for disease

10/7/2003
One in Three Americans Will Get Diabetes

Study details an epidemic that will only get worse

9/4/2003
1 in 7 Americans Has Diabetes or Risks the Disease

Obesity is driving much of the increase

8/5/2003
Type 1 Diabetics at Risk of Car Accidents

Fluctuating blood sugar levels to blame, study says

7/17/2003
Molecule Discovery May Further Diabetes Treatment

Acts on key enzyme to control ups and downs of blood sugar, study finds

7/11/2003
Is Inactivity Causing Diabetes Among Kids?

Georgia researcher starts study to find out

7/8/2003
Dual System for Diabetics

Monitors, corrects abnormal blood sugar

6/19/2003
Timing of Insulin Drug Key to Control

Glargine in the morning works best, study finds

5/29/2003
Does Adult Diabetes Trace Back to the Womb?

Offspring of mothers with type 1 diabetes prone to type 2

5/15/2003
Aging May Shortcircuit Body's Ability to Ward Off Diabetes

Finding could lead to new drugs for type 2 form of disease

4/25/2003
Insulin Resistance a Double Whammy for Some Diabetics

Study says it creates 'double diabetes' in those with Type 1 form

4/10/2003
Why Blacks May Be More Prone to Diabetes

Study finds genetics explain greater insulin resistance in black children

4/8/2003
Couch Potatoes at Higher Diabetes Risk

Chances rise 14 percent for every two hours watched a day

3/31/2003
Control Blood Pressure to Manage Diabetes

Avoiding hypertension as important as avoiding sugar, study finds

3/31/2003
Fish Protects Diabetic Women from Heart Disease

The more you eat, the greater the protection, a new study finds

3/7/2003
Do Short Thighs Boost Diabetes Risk?

Study links upper leg length and glucose intolerance in women

3/4/2003
Beating Odds of Heart Disease, Stroke in Diabetics

Major study to test best ways to lower risk

1/29/2003
Managing Type II Diabetes Sharply Cuts Heart Risk

Halves chances of heart attack or stroke, study says

1/23/2003
Gene Twitching Lets Mice Eat All They Want

They gained no weight and lived longer, study finds

1/20/2003
Doctors Urged to Watch Diabetics' Legs

Study says treatment can cut heart attack and stroke risk

1/3/2003
Diabetic Dads' Babies Can Have Lower Birth Weight

But infants from diabetic mothers weigh more

11/26/2002
Nuts, Peanut Butter May Prevent Type II Diabetes

Study finds enthusiasts at 27% reduced risk

11/21/2002
'Junk' Gene Tied to Both Diabetes and Obesity

Mouse study opens door to one therapy for both conditions

11/20/2002
Niacin Slashes Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics

Blood sugar rises, but heart is grateful still

11/15/2002
Diabetes Self-Tests Getting Better

Monitoring blood sugar now easier and faster

11/11/2002
Diabetics Urged to Cook Foods Slowly

Scorched sugars drive up vessel-hating chemicals

11/7/2002
Coffee Drinkers at Lower Risk for Type II Diabetes

Study finds heavy drinkers halve their chances of getting disease

9/15/2002
Researchers Zero In on Foot Problems in Diabetics

Study reveals changes in tissue and bone structure

8/28/2002
Glucowatch Gets OK for Diabetic Children

Device constantly checks blood sugar levels

8/24/2002
Stress and Diabetes Don't Mix

Stress management benefits people with diabetes, study says

8/22/2002
Guys Who Eat Whole Grains a Day Can Keep Diabetes Away

Study finds older men can reduce their risk by 42 percent