Type II Diabetes News

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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

1/7/2016
Gradual Decline in Soda's Sugar Content Might Help Curb Obesity

Researchers predict significant decrease in type 2 diabetes as well

12/29/2015
Diabetic Kidney Damage May Start Earlier Than Thought

Higher-than-normal blood sugar levels can lead to kidney failure over time, research says

12/24/2015
Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery

12/17/2015
Type 2 Diabetes May Raise Dementia Risk, Especially in Women: Study

Expert recommends aggressive screening for females

12/17/2015
More U.S. Kids Have Type 1 Diabetes, But Researchers Don't Know Why

And study found that more are developing kidney problems as a result of their disease

12/9/2015
People with Type 2 Diabetes May Be Overtested

Study finds those with good control get blood sugar measured too often at doctor's office

12/4/2015
Diabetes Drug Improves Gut Bacteria, Study Finds

Metformin improved levels of fatty acids that help lower blood sugar levels

12/3/2015
Another Downside to Diabetes: Tooth Loss

Dental care often overlooked, leading to worse overall health, study suggests

12/3/2015
Could Energy Drink 'Shots' Raise Teens' Diabetes Risk?

Study found those who consumed caffeine-laden drinks had higher blood sugar, insulin levels later

12/1/2015
Metformin May Not Help Obese Teens With Type 1 Diabetes

Study found most benefits waned over time, but one expert believes more research is needed

12/1/2015
New Diabetes Cases Among Americans Drop for First Time in Decades: CDC

But another report shows U.S. has more cases than 37 other developed nations

11/24/2015
Pregnancy and Diabetes

Breastfeeding may protect women at high-risk of type 2 diabetes, study finds.

11/23/2015
Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Some Women

Study looked at moms who had already diabetes in pregnancy

11/18/2015
Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Those at Risk?

Small trial suggests the drug might help, but much more study is needed

11/18/2015
Type 2 Diabetes Drug Helps Some With Chronic Depression: Study

Insulin resistance may underlie the mental illness, researcher says

11/11/2015
Too Few Psychiatric Patients Screened for Diabetes: Study

Commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications tied to greater risk of type 2 disease

11/10/2015
Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Might Benefit Type 2 Diabetics

Research suggests brief but harder workouts may provide better blood sugar control

11/9/2015
Even Easy Exercise May Lower Blood Pressure in Those With Diabetes

Study found just a few minutes of resistance training or walking helped

11/9/2015
Home Cooking May Help Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay

Study finds it was linked to fewer sugar-sweetened beverages, lower weight

11/4/2015
Sleep Patterns May Affect a Woman's Diabetes Risk

Study says adding 2 or more hours of shuteye each night might be a warning sign

11/3/2015
Prescription Drug Use on the Rise in U.S.

Many adults take 5 or more medications, often for preventable ills, study finds

11/3/2015
More Belly Fat in First Trimester Linked to Diabetes Risk Later in Pregnancy

Might be a better way to spot women in danger of developing blood sugar disease, researcher says

11/3/2015
Type 2 Diabetes and Sleep

Sleeping 6 hours or less per day may increase risk of type 2 diabetes in women, new study finds.

10/29/2015
Researchers Say They've Identified 3 Type 2 Diabetes Subtypes

For data miners, routinely provided patient information yields a bigger picture

10/28/2015
Despite Advances, Type 2 Diabetics Still Face Elevated Death Risk: Study

That's why it's imperative to eat right, control blood pressure and cholesterol, quit smoking, doctors say

10/26/2015
U.S. Task Force Urges Broader Screening for Type 2 Diabetes

Group advises testing overweight, obese people aged 40 to 70 for abnormal blood sugar

10/12/2015
Daily Glass of Wine May Boost Type 2 Diabetics' Heart Health

People who process alcohol slowly also saw improvements in blood sugar levels, study says

10/12/2015
New Clues to How Gene Affects Women's Body Shape, Diabetes Risk

Study found variants determine where body fat is stored, regulation of fat cells

9/30/2015
Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds benefit for those with gene variant related to vitamin D metabolism

9/28/2015
Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds

Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

9/24/2015
Taking Blood Pressure Drugs at Night May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds taking medication at night cut risk of blood sugar disorder in half

9/18/2015
Smoking Linked to Greater Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Study also found continual exposure to secondhand smoke raised chances of developing disease

9/18/2015
Diabetes Should Be a Factor in Weight-Loss Surgery Decision: Study

Health costs decline if obese patients with type 2 get procedure soon after diagnosis, experts say

9/17/2015
Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet

Unhealthy eating, sweetened beverages may combine to raise diabetes risk, researchers say

9/16/2015
Pesticide Exposure Tied to Diabetes Risk

Review finds these chemicals may boost odds of blood sugar disease by about 60 percent

9/15/2015
Tight Control of Type 2 Diabetes May Help Prevent Dementia

Conversely, poor blood sugar control appears to increase risk of brain troubles, study finds

9/15/2015
Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts

Studies find up to a 40 percent greater risk of coronary problems in females

9/10/2015
Short, Intense Workouts May Help Hearts of Type 2 Diabetics

This kind of exercise might also improve diabetes control, researchers say

9/9/2015
Can Eye Screening for Diabetic Kids Be Delayed a Bit?

Yearly exams for most with type 1 disease can wait until 5 years after diagnosis or age 15, whichever is later, researchers suggest

9/8/2015
Half of U.S. Adults Have Diabetes or High Risk of Getting It: Report

And many don't know they're flirting with the potentially fatal disease, researchers say

9/4/2015
More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Fight Type 2 Diabetes

Bariatric procedures beat drug therapy in easing the disease over the long term, study found