Type II Diabetes News

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6/30/2014
FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication

Afrezza is taken at mealtimes, along with long-acting insulin or standard diabetes pills

6/20/2014
Shortage of Doctors Who Treat Diabetes Looming

There are already too few specialists treating hormone disorders, expert says

6/19/2014
U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain

Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

6/16/2014
Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say

New studies look at the emotional fallout from type 1 and type 2 disease

6/12/2014
Blacks May Respond Better Than Whites to Diabetes Drug Metformin

In study, medicine seemed to do more to help black patients manage their blood sugar

6/10/2014
Gene May Boost Chances of Type 2 Diabetes for Latinos

Study finds a fivefold increase in risk, but doesn't prove cause-and-effect

6/10/2014
Insulin Use, Out-of-Pocket Costs Way Up for Type 2 Diabetes

Study questions value of insulin analogs, but U.S. diabetes expert says they're cost-effective

6/10/2014
Insulin-Metformin Combo Tied to Poorer Survival in Diabetes Study

Other experts dispute the study's conclusions

6/6/2014
Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Diabetes, Research Suggests

Up to 30 percent higher chance of developing blood sugar disease seen in study, but findings aren't conclusive

6/3/2014
Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says

It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

6/3/2014
1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes

Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says

5/30/2014
Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics

One-third who took Victoza lost 10 percent of body weight, researchers say

5/29/2014
Diabetics Fare Worse After Heart Surgery, Study Finds

Poorer results, higher costs seen in heart bypass patients with blood sugar disease

5/28/2014
Obesity Crisis Has Scaled Even the Himalayas

Rates in remote mountain villages are five times higher than two decades ago

5/21/2014
Ultrasound Trumps CT Scan for Diagnosing Kidney Stones in Study

Researchers cite lower cost, less radiation

5/5/2014
Kids' Diabetes Rates Up Dramatically in 8 Years, Study Finds

Increase in type 1 diabetes especially baffling to experts

4/29/2014
Type 2 Diabetes May Shrink the Brain, Study Suggests

Loss of gray matter can lead to dementia, experts say

4/25/2014
Could More Coffee Lower Your Odds for Diabetes?

Yes, says study, but experts note there are better ways to reduce the risk

4/22/2014
Low Blood Sugar May Affect Heartbeat in People With Diabetes

Study found abnormal rhythms when blood sugar dipped at night in people with type 2 disease

4/16/2014
Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults

But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report

4/15/2014
FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

Tanzeum is injected once a week and appears to help control blood sugar levels, agency says

4/14/2014
Clues to Type 2 Diabetes Discovered on Mount Everest

Study found low oxygen levels in healthy people at high altitudes led to increase in signs of insulin resistance

4/14/2014
Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study

Researchers found a nationwide rise of the disease since late 1980s, and a parallel rise in obesity

4/10/2014
A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health

Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

4/9/2014
Obesity-Related Enzyme Targeted in Mouse Study

Findings suggest new way to prompt body to burn extra energy

4/7/2014
Childhood Obesity Adds Nearly $20K to Lifetime Medical Costs: Study

Losing weight while young may help kids lower future health care expenses, researcher says

4/4/2014
Diabetes Tied to Higher Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Study

But it's not always clear which disease comes first, researchers say

4/3/2014
Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death

Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

3/31/2014
More Evidence Weight-Loss Surgery Helps People With Diabetes

One-third of gastric-bypass patients kept type 2 diabetes under control without meds during three-year study

3/31/2014
Diabetes Treatment Falls Short as Heart Failure Drug in Study

Metformin does not have protective effect on left ventricle, researchers say

3/31/2014
Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids

Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

3/25/2014
Moms Who Keep 'Baby Weight' May Risk Heart Trouble

Study finds weight gain increases odds for heart disease, diabetes

3/19/2014
Diabetes in Middle Age May Cause Memory Problems Later

Study also found that high blood pressure has similar impact

3/17/2014
Coordinated Care Helps Elderly With Chronic Diseases

Odds of complications, hospital admissions lower when patients see fewer doctors, says study

3/10/2014
Elderly Diabetes Patients on Insulin Most Vulnerable to Low-Blood-Sugar Trouble

Study found they were more than twice as likely to end up in ER, five times more likely to be hospitalized

3/7/2014
Are All Home-Based Blood Sugar Tests Equal?

FDA takes steps to eliminate potential risks for people with diabetes

3/7/2014
Some Helpful Hints When Monitoring Blood Sugar

For starters, wash your hands before you test, experts say

2/26/2014
Study Sees No Evidence Linking Diabetes Drugs With Pancreatic Cancer

But FDA assessment calls for further look at injectable type-2 treatments

2/25/2014
Diabetes Boosts Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men: Study

Research finds big gender gap, which one doctor believes is tied to better treatment for men

2/12/2014
Obesity's Link to Type 2 Diabetes Not So Clear-Cut: Study

Most participants developed condition after being overweight for years, not after large recent gain

2/11/2014
Preemie Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Kids

These babies could be at increased risk of diabetes later in life, study suggests

2/10/2014
Scientists Spot 7 New Regions of DNA Tied to Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers suggest their findings could lead to the development of new treatments for the disease

2/10/2014
Is Technology Creating a World of Sickly Couch Potatoes?

Study found people in emerging nations with TVs, computers and cars more likely to be obese, have diabetes

2/7/2014
Experimental 'Implanted Insulin' Device Seeks to Control Blood Sugar Levels

The hope: to eliminate daily injections for those with diabetes, but much testing remains to be done

2/6/2014
Could Low-Fat Yogurt Help Ward Off Diabetes?

British study also found reduced risk with other fermented dairy products

1/29/2014
Smartphone Apps for Diabetes: Do They Really Work?

You can use them to count carbs, log blood sugar, but users say they're no substitute for patient knowledge and a doctor's care

1/24/2014
Adults With Diabetes Need a Flu Shot: Experts

Large Canadian study finds people with diabetes are more likely to get sick from flu, be hospitalized

1/24/2014
Type 2 Diabetes Is Often a Family Affair

Study suggests if one spouse has the illness, the odds are raised that the other will develop diabetes, too

1/15/2014
As Weight Rises in People With Diabetes, So Does Death Risk: Study

Notion that obesity might offer protection is a myth, researchers say

1/8/2014
Farxiga Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

Along with diet and exercise