Type II Diabetes News

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7/28/2016
FDA OKs New Injectable Type 2 Diabetes Medication

Drug lowers blood sugar levels, and doesn't boost risk of heart problems, agency says

7/28/2016
Adlyxin Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

Hormone helps control blood sugar

7/26/2016
Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine

7/19/2016
U.S. Teen Diabetes Rate Exceeds Prior Estimates

Most young people unaware they have it, study finds

7/19/2016
Which Diabetes Drug Is Best?

Study calls it a draw, with a slight edge for metformin

7/14/2016
Normal Weight May Not Protect Against Diabetes

Rising rates of prediabetes detected in slimmer Americans, study finds

7/13/2016
Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults

To curb diabetes, researchers urge serious weight-loss efforts

7/12/2016
Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder

7/11/2016
Global Team Taps Into DNA Behind Type 2 Diabetes

Many common gene variations appear to raise an individual's risk, researchers say

7/11/2016
Study Suggests Type 2 Diabetes-Cancer Link

It hints at -- but doesn't prove -- cancer risk higher before and soon after diagnosis of blood sugar disease

6/30/2016
Health Tip: When Your Blood Glucose Rises

Here are possible reasons why

6/29/2016
Sufficient Sleep May Help Protect Men Against Diabetes: Study

Too much, too little lowered body's ability to break down sugar, but that was not the case for women

6/23/2016
Diabetes Plus Kidney Problems May Raise Heart Risks

Odds of death due to heart disease 15 percent higher in black Americans with both conditions, study finds

6/15/2016
Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

6/14/2016
Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes?

A mostly plant-based diet may help lower risk of the blood sugar disease, study suggests

6/14/2016
Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study

Daily, injected medication shows 'encouraging' results in international trial

6/14/2016
Brains of Teens With Type 2 Diabetes May Have Gray Matter Differences

Scans showed variation compared to teens without the blood sugar disease, researchers report

6/13/2016
Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease a Dangerous Combo

Prognosis may be worse than previously believed, study suggests

6/13/2016
Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps Fight Diabetic Eye Disease

People with type 2 diabetes cut their risk in half with intensive management, researchers report

6/13/2016
Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability

Study found increase in 'good' years of life in recent decades

6/10/2016
3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too

They seemed to help, but researchers say more information needed

6/6/2016
Intensive Blood Sugar Control May Be Too Much for Some With Type 2 Diabetes

Individualized treatment is important, expert says

5/24/2016
Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes

45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

5/24/2016
No Welcome Mats for Diabetes, Obesity in 'Walkable' Neighborhoods

Urban design can play a role in public health, experts suggest

5/17/2016
As Fitness Levels Rise, Diabetes Risk Drops

But change requires dedication to regular exercise in the long run, study shows

4/27/2016
Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

4/27/2016
Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Hearing, Study Finds

Researchers recommend auditory testing of diabetic patients

4/18/2016
Metformin Safer for Heart Than Other Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study

Large analysis found up to 40 percent lower risk of heart disease death versus sulfonylureas

4/15/2016
Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death Risk

Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

4/15/2016
Diabetes Steals Years, Adds Disabilities

Middle-aged adults will lose more than 3 years because of the disease, study estimates

4/8/2016
Mom's Obesity, Diabetes May Spur Fetus to Grow Too Fast

Finding suggests doctors might want to screen at-risk women sooner

4/6/2016
Diabetes Cases Quadruple Worldwide Since 1980: Report

Major increases seen in China, India; obesity is likely the main culprit, researcher says

4/5/2016
FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure Risk

Warning pertains to drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin

4/4/2016
Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Control Type 2 Diabetes in Long Run

After 5 years, more patients in surgery group had lower blood sugar than in medication-only group

4/4/2016
Underactive Thyroid May Raise Odds for Type 2 Diabetes: Study

Experts say many thyroid patients are already checked for the blood sugar disease

3/31/2016
Diabetes Meds Vary in Safety and Effectiveness, Study Shows

Every drug or drug combo for type 2 disease has its benefits and risks, British team says

3/24/2016
Hormone Exposure in Womb May Boost Later Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Mouse study shows leptin disturbs communication between brain and insulin-producing pancreas

3/24/2016
Daytime Sleepiness, Long Naps Linked to Heart Risks: Study

People who nap more than 1 hour a day also more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, researchers say

3/21/2016
A Wearable Patch Might Help Manage Diabetes Painlessly

Experimental technology senses blood sugar and delivers medicine with microneedles

3/15/2016
Mom's Weight, Blood Sugar Levels May Affect Newborn's Size

Study found women who had more genes for obesity, high blood sugar levels tended to have heavier babies

2/22/2016
Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards, Study Finds

5 percent reduction benefited health of obese adults

2/15/2016
Sleep Loss May Be Tied to Raised Diabetes Risk in Teen Boys

Research, which focused on 'slow-wave sleep,' did not find same effect among girls

2/12/2016
Valentine's Day Can Still Be Sweet for Loved Ones With Diabetes

Flowers, jewelry or an outdoor excursion can make the holiday romantic, expert says

2/3/2016
Sitting for Hours May Raise Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk

The risk remains even if you exercise, researchers contend

1/29/2016
Sleepless Nights Might Raise Women's Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Insomnia can disrupt hormones, and may play a role in developing the blood sugar condition, expert says

1/21/2016
Check Your Risk for Diabetes, CDC Urges

Prediabetes awareness campaign launched nationwide

1/18/2016
Catch-Up Sleep May Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Risk Tied to Sleep Loss: Study

But the research is preliminary and only included a small number of healthy young men, experts noted

1/14/2016
Stressed Teens May Face Higher Diabetes Risk as Adults: Study

They might be more likely to eat unhealthy foods, smoke, not exercise, researchers say

1/14/2016
Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle

Survey suggests warnings of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes could reduce sugary drink sales

1/11/2016
Scientists Identify Sugar-Busting Enzyme in Rats

But whether it might have effect on human obesity or diabetes isn't yet known