Type II Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

7/24/2002
Niacin Therapy Aids Type II Diabetics

It raises levels of 'good cholesterol' while lowering levels of 'bad cholesterol'

6/28/2002
Night Light Could Help Diabetics' Sight

Normal illumination might prevent diabetic retinopathy

6/24/2002
Walk Away From Diabetes

Study finds modest exercise alone reduces risk factors for Type II diabetes

6/15/2002
Diabetes Drug May Also Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Study shows rosiglitazone can lessen coronary inflammation

5/24/2002
Gene's Discovery Could Lead to New Diabetes Treatment

Finding of third key regulator gene could make current transplant therapy obsolete

5/17/2002
Drug Shows Promise in Preventing Type II Diabetes

It benefits those with 'pre-diabetes,' study shows

5/14/2002
Is Diabetes Born in the Womb?

Undersized infant girls at risk of gestational diabetes later in life

5/14/2002
Two Drinks a Day Keeps Diabetes at Bay

Study finds more benefits to moderate alcohol consumption

5/14/2002
If the Shoe Fits...

Study shows special footwear less helpful than good foot care for diabetic ulcers

4/23/2002
Milk. It Does an Overweight Body Good.

Study finds dairy consumption lowers Type II diabetes risk

4/18/2002
Heart Risk in Type II Diabetics Lower Than Thought

Look at all factors before treatment, suggest researchers

4/16/2002
New Research Could Change Diabetes Care

Many with disease don't make all the health checks they should, study finds

4/12/2002
Misshapen Proteins Tied to Various Diseases

Changes in structure, not chemistry, cause problems

3/27/2002
Do You Have Pre-Diabetes?

New government figures say 16 million Americans have high blood sugar

3/13/2002
Prediabetes Prevalent Even in Preschoolers

Blood sugar problems found in 25% of obese kids as young as 4

3/8/2002
Genetically Engineered Hormone May Help Fight Diabetes

Early trial shows it controls insulin levels, even helps diabetics lose weight

3/7/2002
Don't Toss the Salad

It can help keep you healthy

3/4/2002
Taller Kids Face Higher Risk of Type I Diabetes

But experts find link too subtle to concern parents

3/1/2002
Snoring a Risk Factor for Type II Diabetes

Study finds it's independent of weight in women

2/26/2002
Diabetes Relishes Hot Dog Lovers

Study links disease to diet laden in processed meats

2/6/2002
Type II Diabetes Is Preventable, Major Study Shows

Diet and exercise can be the key

2/4/2002
Burgers and Fries Raise Diabetes Risk

Study finds it so, independent of other risk factors

1/18/2002
Researchers ID Hormone That Regulates Fat in Cells

Finding could one day lead to treatments for diabetics

1/4/2002
Managing Stress Keeps Type II Diabetes in Check

Study shows taking courses can reduce blood sugar levels

1/4/2002
Smoking Moms Raise Diabetes Risk for Kids

Habit may alter fetal metabolism for life

12/8/2001
'Animal House' Star Ignored Diabetes Alarms

'I thought I was more powerful than the disease,' Stephen Furst says; now he helps educate diabetics about heart disease

11/20/2001
Irregularities in Women's Period Linked to Diabetes

Long cycle can double chance of sugar problems

11/17/2001
Diabetes: The Silent Killer

Millions of Americans don't realize they have diabetes, and that ignorance could cost them dearly

9/23/2001
Walking to Beat Diabetes

275 walk-a-thons planned for U.S. this fall

9/19/2001
Vessel Drug Slows Kidney Damage in Diabetics

Studies show major gains against end-stage disease

9/12/2001
How To Cut Your Type II Diabetes Risk 90%

Good balance of exercise, weight and diet can do it

8/31/2001
Fat of the Land Leads to Diabetes

Getting obese younger means earlier disease onset, says study

8/9/2001
Lifestyle Changes Ward Off Type II Diabetes

Large U.S. clinical trial finds a little weight loss and exercise can cut your risk in half

8/5/2001
Diabetes Drug Shows Promise in Women

Women who endured gestational diabetes at lower risk for Type II diabetes later on

7/30/2001
Protein Reduces Insulin Resistance in Mice

Could help treat Type II diabetes and obesity

7/29/2001
Weight Loss Impact on Diabetes to Be Studied

11-year project will involve 5,000 volunteers from across the U.S.

5/2/2001
Lifestyle Changes Sharply Cut Diabetes Risk

Study: Moderate acts lower Type II cases 58%