Type II Diabetes News

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8/6/2015
Active As Teen, Free of Diabetes In Later Life?

Findings showed insulin resistance peaks in early adolescence, so exercise crucial during this period

8/5/2015
People With Type 2 Diabetes Do Benefit From Blood Sugar Checks

Study suggests monitoring at least twice a day helps people manage better

8/5/2015
Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life

Regularly eating chili peppers, other hot foods linked to lower risk of death during study period

7/30/2015
Just 1 in 3 Seniors With Diabetes Has Disease Under Control

Blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels key to managing disease, experts say

7/27/2015
High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk

Insulin resistance can inhibit signaling between brain cells and affect memory, study suggests

7/22/2015
Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later

Risk was even greater if the person also had an unhealthy adult lifestyle, study found

7/22/2015
High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity

Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

7/20/2015
Impotence Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Middle-aged men with erectile dysfunction may be at even greater risk, study suggests

7/14/2015
New Drug May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease Patients

Patiromer appears to keep potassium levels in check, researchers say

7/9/2015
Uncontrolled Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk

Older patients with more disease complications have greater mental decline, Taiwan study says

7/9/2015
Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC

The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

7/8/2015
Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Thinking Skills: Study

Test performance declined noticeably in just two years

6/29/2015
Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

6/23/2015
Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar

Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

6/18/2015
Exercise May Have Benefits Beyond Fitness in Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds aerobics or strength training can improve blood sugar levels, lower body fat and waist size

6/12/2015
Tight Food Budget Can Wreak Havoc on Diabetes Management

Study finds worse blood sugar control in those who worry about having enough to eat

6/3/2015
Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps the Heart in Type 2 Diabetes

But study showed it's not enough to prevent related deaths

6/1/2015
Could Type 2 Diabetes Shield Against ALS?

Study suggests a potential link, but researchers can't explain it

5/27/2015
More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say

5/20/2015
Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?

Study finds link between childhood victimization and adult health problems

5/19/2015
One-Third of Americans Have Dangerous Mix of Heart Risk Factors

Metabolic syndrome, which includes high blood pressure and obesity, increases with age, researchers say

5/18/2015
FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs

SGLT2 inhibitors linked to potentially fatal condition called ketoacidosis

5/5/2015
Sleep Apnea Treatment May Help Lower Diabetes Risk for Some

Wearing CPAP device eight hours a night improved blood sugar levels in study

5/4/2015
Diabetes Study Suggests a Little Extra Weight Tied to Longer Survival

But doctors stress that there isn't enough research yet back up that conclusion

5/1/2015
Dropping One Sugary Soda a Day Could Cut Diabetes Risk: Study

Drinking water, unsweetened tea or coffee instead lowered chances of blood sugar disease by 25 percent

4/29/2015
Better Diabetes Blood Sugar Management Leads to Fewer Eye Surgeries

Intensive therapy cut risk of needing a procedure in half, researchers report

4/15/2015
Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk

Each threatens brain health, and combination is worse, study suggests

4/2/2015
More TV Time May Mean Higher Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

People with prediabetes were 3.4 percent more prone to get full-blown disease for every hour watched daily

3/25/2015
Study Ties Frequent Antibiotic Use to Higher Odds for Type 2 Diabetes

Data on 1 million people suggests a higher risk of the illness linked to changes in gut microbes

3/23/2015
Adopting U.S. Culture Ups Diabetes Risk in Mexican-American Kids

Greater use of English and more non-Hispanic friends increased risk of disease, study finds

3/23/2015
Latest Diabetes Care Guidelines Focus on Individual Approach

Blood sugar goals higher for some; Asian-Americans need screening at lower weights; statins for those over 40

3/23/2015
Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men

Researchers say a protein in muscle might be culprit behind type 2 diabetes gender gap

3/23/2015
Medicaid Expansion Spotted Many Undiagnosed Diabetes Cases

Study finds changes under Affordable Care Act also made treatment available

3/19/2015
2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes

Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

3/17/2015
Diabetes Groups Call for Greater Scrutiny of Insulin Pumps

American and European associations want more standardization of new technologies

3/13/2015
Could the Future Be Finger-Stick Free for Diabetics?

New devices make monitoring blood sugar easier, but needle not eliminated yet

3/12/2015
U.S. Doctors, CDC Join Forces in New Diabetes Prevention Effort

Getting the millions of Americans at risk for type 2 tested is the first step, experts say

3/6/2015
Mom's Age at Childbirth Tied to Son's Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Boys born to women in their late 20s, early 30s appeared to have the lowest risk, study found

3/5/2015
Just a Half Hour of Lost Sleep Linked Weight Gain

And that sleep shortage may have implications for diabetes, study says

3/5/2015
Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Large Finnish study found a nearly 50 percent increase in people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs

3/3/2015
Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too

Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

3/2/2015
Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better

Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

2/26/2015
Get Checked for Diabetes While Getting Your Teeth Cleaned?

Study found testing blood from mouth was as accurate as finger prick at diagnosing condition

2/23/2015
Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Association was found even when people weren't overweight, researchers said

2/19/2015
Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Experts say shortchanging nightly snooze affects hormone that controls blood sugar levels

2/10/2015
Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis

Patients did better even if they didn't actually have high blood pressure

1/15/2015
Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women

Study confirms the value of an overall healthy diet

1/12/2015
Are Seniors With Diabetes Overtreated?

Very tight blood sugar control can pose problems without benefits, study says

1/12/2015
Night Shift May Boost Black Women's Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

Odds are highest for younger women and those doing shift work for many years

1/8/2015
Study Reinforces Link Between Low Birth Weight, Diabetes Risk

Possible reasons include insulin resistance, problems with blood vessel lining and high blood pressure