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  • Increasing Salt Intake Tied to Diabetes Risk
    (15-Sep-2017)
    Odds of both type 2 and latent autoimmune diabetes rose when adults consumed more salt, study shows

  • Could Swine Flu Be Linked to Type 1 Diabetes?
    (14-Sep-2017)
    Study suggests Norwegians hit by H1N1 flu pandemic more likely to develop the autoimmune disease

  • Can Coffee or Tea Extend Survival With Diabetes?
    (14-Sep-2017)
    The answer may depend on whether you're a man or a woman

  • Immunotherapy Shown Safe in Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trial
    (09-Aug-2017)
    Next step is to see if it works and for how long

  • Online Game Helps Those With Diabetes Control Blood Sugar
    (08-Aug-2017)
    Patients saw lasting improvement while playing team-based diabetes education game, study found

  • Instagram Shows How Diabetics Really Wear a Glucose Monitor
    (07-Aug-2017)
    2 out of 3 use a device that continuously tracks blood sugar on 'unapproved' body part, study finds

  • Blame Diabetes: Rates of 2 Nerve Conditions on the Rise
    (21-Jul-2017)
    Neurologist says one causes burning pain, the other causes problems with heart rate and blood pressure

  • New Diabetes Treatment Teaches Rogue Immune Cells to Behave
    (14-Jul-2017)
    'Stem cell educator' provided at least 4 years' benefit for some people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, study says

  • Many People With Type 1 Diabetes Still Make Some Insulin
    (30-Jun-2017)
    Surprising finding hints at potential future therapy

  • FDA Warns Diabetics Against Use of Secondhand Test Strips
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Previously purchased products may not have been stored properly, could lead to inaccurate results

  • For Diabetics, Nasal Powder Fixed Severe Low Blood Sugar
    (13-Jun-2017)
    New product much easier to use than rescue injections, researcher says

  • Key Diabetes Test Gives Higher Blood Sugar Readings in Black Patients
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Study suggests difference stems from both biological and care issues

  • Study Confirms Link Between Diabetes Med and Rare But Dangerous Complication
    (07-Jun-2017)
    SLGT2 inhibitors can hike risk for condition known as diabetic ketoacidosis, research shows

  • Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study
    (25-May-2017)
    More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list

  • Suicide by Insulin?
    (19-May-2017)
    Self-harm and suicidal behavior may not always be obvious in people with diabetes

  • Transplant of Insulin-Producing Cells Offers Hope Against Type 1 Diabetes
    (10-May-2017)
    Patient still off injections a year after receiving cells in area near stomach

  • Obesity Quadruples Kids' Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study
    (25-Apr-2017)
    About 415 million people worldwide have the disease, which is costly to treat but can be prevented

  • When Is It Safe to Drive With Type 1 Diabetes?
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Researchers say new checklist can help determine when low blood sugar should keep you off the road

  • Is Annual Eye Exam a Must for People With Type 1 Diabetes?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    An individual's level of risk for diabetic eye disease should guide how often they're screened, study says

  • Diabetes Continues Its Relentless Rise
    (12-Apr-2017)
    But doctors making headway with heart complications among these patients

  • Many Kids With Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams, Study Finds
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Those with type 2 disease should see eye doc right away, while type 1 patients can wait 5 years

  • Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications
    (28-Feb-2017)
    This growing group has double the problems as peers with type 1 disease, study finds

  • Diabetes Risk May Be Higher for HIV-Positive Adults
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Longer survival with the virus might make people more vulnerable to chronic conditions, researchers suggest

  • Is There a Link Between Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer?
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Type 2 diabetes onset or worsening may be early sign of deadly, hard-to-detect cancer, study suggests

  • High-Tech Blood Sugar Monitors May Help People With Type 1 Diabetes
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Pair of studies found patients taking insulin injections had better levels with devices

  • Most Cow's Milk Baby Formulas Don't Up Risk of Type 1 Diabetes
    (19-Jan-2017)
    But one type of formula may be linked to greater chances if given in week 1, study suggests

  • Study Ties Inflammation, Gut Bacteria to Type 1 Diabetes
    (19-Jan-2017)
    However, it's not yet clear if these factors actually cause the disease

  • Common Virus May Have Ties to Type 1 Diabetes
    (10-Jan-2017)
    But enterovirus infections probably aren't the only culprit, researchers say

  • FDA OKs High-Tech Diabetes Device to Help Replace Fingerstick Tests
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Dexcom G5 is first continuous glucose monitoring system that can be used for treatment decisions

  • Insulin Prices Skyrocket, Putting Many Diabetics in a Bind
    (29-Nov-2016)
    American Diabetes Association asks Congress to investigate the matter

  • Nearly 6 in 10 Diabetics Skip Eye Exams, Study Finds
    (10-Nov-2016)
    These annual check-ups could help prevent 95 percent of vision loss

  • U.S. Doctors Don't All Follow Prediabetes Screening Guidelines: Study
    (08-Nov-2016)
    They split 50-50, survey shows, on advice aimed at preventing full-blown diabetes

  • New Guidelines Urge Diabetics to Move More
    (26-Oct-2016)
    They should do light physical activity every 30 minutes, not every 90 minutes

  • Exercise Can Help Manage Type 1 Diabetes
    (14-Oct-2016)
    But physical activity doesn't replace need for insulin treatment

  • Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say

  • Chronic Disease in Mom May Be Linked to Newborns' Heart Disease
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Risk highest among women born with heart defects or who developed type 2 diabetes, study suggests

  • A Better Diabetes Test?
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Scientists say their mathematical formula improves accuracy of standard blood screen

  • Children With Diabetes Can Have Bright Future
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Advances in management of blood sugar disease help avoid long-term complications, doctor says

  • FDA Approves 1st 'Artificial Pancreas' for Type 1 Diabetes
    (28-Sep-2016)
    Automated insulin delivery system will ease some of the burden of living with the condition

  • Canada's First Nations People Face Greater Diabetes Risk
    (19-Sep-2016)
    8 of 10 will develop the blood sugar disease, and decades sooner than others, researchers say

  • Pilots on Insulin Therapy Can Safely Fly Commercial Planes: Study
    (13-Sep-2016)
    But they must check blood sugar before and during flights, regulations say

  • 'Glycemic Index' May Be Too Unreliable to Manage Diabetes: Study
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Wide variability seen after eating same food at different times

  • Older Drug May Help Type 1 Diabetics' Heart Health
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Metformin appears to have cardiovascular benefits, researchers report

  • Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics in Kids Might Help Spur Type 1 Diabetes
    (22-Aug-2016)
    Whether link applies to humans isn't clear, researchers say

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

  • When Diabetes Strikes, Get Moving to Lower Risk to Eyes
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Study finds association between inactivity and heightened odds for diabetic retinopathy

  • U.S. Teen Diabetes Rate Exceeds Prior Estimates
    (19-Jul-2016)
    Most young people unaware they have it, study finds

  • Health Tip: When Your Blood Glucose Rises
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Here are possible reasons why

  • Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability
    (13-Jun-2016)
    Study found increase in 'good' years of life in recent decades

  • Could Infant Colds, Other Infections Raise Type 1 Diabetes Risk?
    (03-May-2016)
    Study suggests a link, but researchers still don't understand the potential mechanisms

  • Diabetes Steals Years, Adds Disabilities
    (15-Apr-2016)
    Middle-aged adults will lose more than 3 years because of the disease, study estimates

  • Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Epilepsy Risk, Study Suggests
    (01-Apr-2016)
    But the research did not prove a cause-and-effect connection

  • A Wearable Patch Might Help Manage Diabetes Painlessly
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Experimental technology senses blood sugar and delivers medicine with microneedles

  • Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers?
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

  • Valentine's Day Can Still Be Sweet for Loved Ones With Diabetes
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Flowers, jewelry or an outdoor excursion can make the holiday romantic, expert says

  • New Transplant Technique Might Free Type 1 Diabetics From Daily Injections
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Mouse study showed that putting insulin-producing cells in capsules protected the rodents from immune system

  • Artificial Pancreas to Get Long-Term 'Real-Life' Trial
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Researchers will measure how well the new technology helps people with type 1 diabetes

  • Diabetic Kidney Damage May Start Earlier Than Thought
    (29-Dec-2015)
    Higher-than-normal blood sugar levels can lead to kidney failure over time, research says

  • Nasal Spray May Give Diabetics Faster Treatment for Low Blood Sugar
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Trial found it easier to use than current remedy, an injection

  • More U.S. Kids Have Type 1 Diabetes, But Researchers Don't Know Why
    (17-Dec-2015)
    And study found that more are developing kidney problems as a result of their disease

  • Infant Weight Gain Linked to Possible Type 1 Diabetes Risk
    (07-Dec-2015)
    But study author says it's too soon to recommend changes in feeding practices

  • Metformin May Not Help Obese Teens With Type 1 Diabetes
    (01-Dec-2015)
    Study found most benefits waned over time, but one expert believes more research is needed

  • New Diabetes Cases Among Americans Drop for First Time in Decades: CDC
    (01-Dec-2015)
    But another report shows U.S. has more cases than 37 other developed nations

  • New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Shows Early Promise
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Trial finds that immune-based therapy is safe; further trial on effectiveness is planned

  • Type 1 Diabetes: An Unrelenting Disease
    (13-Nov-2015)
    How the blood sugar condition constantly affects daily living

  • Newborn Probiotic Use Tied to Lower Risk of Type 1 Diabetes
    (11-Nov-2015)
    But association was only found in those with the highest genetic risk of the disease

  • Insulin Pumps Give Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Better Blood Sugar Control
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Study included almost 55,000 children and teens

  • Researchers Dig for Cause of Dog Diabetes
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Disease looks similar to type 1 in humans, but with important differences

  • Artificial Pancreas Works Well in Home Trial
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Study found improved diabetes management in a real-world setting

  • Pesticide Exposure Tied to Diabetes Risk
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Review finds these chemicals may boost odds of blood sugar disease by about 60 percent

  • Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Studies find up to a 40 percent greater risk of coronary problems in females

  • Can Eye Screening for Diabetic Kids Be Delayed a Bit?
    (09-Sep-2015)
    Yearly exams for most with type 1 disease can wait until 5 years after diagnosis or age 15, whichever is later, researchers suggest

  • Insulin Pumps Nearly Halve Risk of Heart Disease Death for Type 1 Diabetics
    (19-Aug-2015)
    Better blood sugar control, greater education may help explain results, researchers say

  • Parents of Kids With Diabetes Need to Plan for School Days
    (08-Aug-2015)
    Only 30 states have laws ensuring children access to proper care

  • Psoriasis Drug May Help Preserve Pancreas Cells in Type 1 Diabetes
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Used early after diagnosis, drug appears to have long-lasting effects, study reports

  • Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Study found people with blood sugar disorder were about 80 percent more likely to have memory troubles

  • Celiac Disease in Family May Up Your Risk for Related Disorders
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Close relatives, including spouses, had higher odds for type 1 diabetes, lupus, sarcoidosis, study finds

  • Uncontrolled Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk
    (09-Jul-2015)
    Older patients with more disease complications have greater mental decline, Taiwan study says

  • Cost a Barrier to Healthier Diets for Diabetic Kids, Study Shows
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Why many parents of children with type 1 diabetes struggle to provide better food choices

  • New Trial Tests Whether TB Shot Fights Type 1 Diabetes
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Researchers will look at effects in people with longstanding disease

  • FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs
    (18-May-2015)
    SGLT2 inhibitors linked to potentially fatal condition called ketoacidosis

  • Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study
    (12-May-2015)
    Altered activity could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others, researchers say

  • Better Diabetes Blood Sugar Management Leads to Fewer Eye Surgeries
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Intensive therapy cut risk of needing a procedure in half, researchers report

  • Could High-Dose Insulin Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Kids?
    (21-Apr-2015)
    Study found daily capsules of the natural hormone triggered protective immune response

  • Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Face Much Higher Hospitalization Rates
    (14-Apr-2015)
    British study finds fivefold jump in admissions, especially for the youngest, poorest patients

  • Diabetes Groups Call for Greater Scrutiny of Insulin Pumps
    (17-Mar-2015)
    American and European associations want more standardization of new technologies

  • Could the Future Be Finger-Stick Free for Diabetics?
    (13-Mar-2015)
    New devices make monitoring blood sugar easier, but needle not eliminated yet

  • Get Checked for Diabetes While Getting Your Teeth Cleaned?
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Study found testing blood from mouth was as accurate as finger prick at diagnosing condition

  • Minority Kids Less Likely to Get Latest Type 1 Diabetes Care, Study Finds
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Experts aren't sure what's causing differences in insulin pump use, blood sugar levels

  • Type 1 Diabetes More Deadly for Women Than Men, Study Finds
    (06-Feb-2015)
    Experts aren't sure why, but say better treatment and support needed for both sexes

  • Change in Gut Bacteria May Precede Type 1 Diabetes in Kids
    (05-Feb-2015)
    Small study offers hope for a diagnostic test some day, researchers say

  • Are Seniors With Diabetes Overtreated?
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Very tight blood sugar control can pose problems without benefits, study says

  • Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Lower Life Expectancy in Study
    (06-Jan-2015)
    But, second study suggests that intensive blood sugar management can make a difference

  • 1 in 3 People With Type 1 Diabetes Still Produce Insulin, Study Says
    (30-Dec-2014)
    More likely for patients diagnosed as adults

  • Poverty Makes Diabetes Care Tougher, Study Reports
    (29-Dec-2014)
    Too little money for food, housing and medicine affects disease management

  • Diabetes May Affect Kids' Brain Growth, Study Reports
    (26-Dec-2014)
    But there was no effect on thinking and memory skills, researchers say

  • Nearly All Diabetics Should Be on Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: Experts
    (23-Dec-2014)
    New guidelines from the American Diabetes Association recommend greater statin use

  • Technology Helps Manage Diabetes: FDA
    (08-Dec-2014)
    Insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors assist with blood sugar management

  • Holiday Overindulgence Risky for People With Type 2 Diabetes
    (29-Nov-2014)
    Carbohydrate-heavy meals can send blood sugar levels soaring, expert warns

  • Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Increases also seen for prediabetes, undiagnosed diabetes care

  • Type 1 Diabetes Lowered Survival in Study
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Better blood sugar management helped, but risk during 14-year period was still doubled

  • Colleges Could Do More for Students With Chronic Ills, Study Finds
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Only half of campus clinics felt they could handle diabetes care, and many don't identify students with needs

  • Type 1 Diabetes Increasing Among White American Kids
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Children 5 to 9 years old hardest hit, study finds

  • Stem Cell Success Raises Hopes of Type 1 Diabetes Cure
    (09-Oct-2014)
    In laboratory, researchers have developed insulin-producing beta cells

  • Study Compares Insulin Regimens for Type 1 Diabetes
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Long-acting versions may beat intermediate-acting forms of the medicine for safety, effectiveness

  • New Test Helps Diagnose Type 1 Diabetes
    (21-Aug-2014)
    But negative result doesn't rule out disease, FDA warns

  • 40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects
    (13-Aug-2014)
    Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent

  • Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics
    (11-Jul-2014)
    But device is still a long way from use by people

  • FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Afrezza is taken at mealtimes, along with long-acting insulin or standard diabetes pills

  • Shortage of Doctors Who Treat Diabetes Looming
    (20-Jun-2014)
    There are already too few specialists treating hormone disorders, expert says

  • Experts Revise Optimum Blood Sugar Level for Kids With Type 1 Diabetes
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Targeted levels are made lower, but young patients need individualized care, ADA guideline says

  • Scientists Reverse Type 1 Diabetes in Mice
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Finding might lead one day to new ways to treat humans with blood sugar disease, researchers say

  • 'Bionic Pancreas' Improves Blood Sugar Control for People With Type 1 Diabetes
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Device removes guesswork from insulin therapy, reduces low blood sugar episodes, study finds

  • Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say
    (16-Jun-2014)
    New studies look at the emotional fallout from type 1 and type 2 disease

  • Gut Bacteria in Young Diabetic Kids Show Differences
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Findings suggest diet might someday play preventive role, researchers say

  • Brain Changes May Accompany Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis in Kids
    (23-May-2014)
    Complication called ketoacidosis can affect memory, thinking for six months, reports study

  • Kids' Diabetes Rates Up Dramatically in 8 Years, Study Finds
    (05-May-2014)
    Increase in type 1 diabetes especially baffling to experts

  • Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults
    (16-Apr-2014)
    But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report

  • Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study
    (14-Apr-2014)
    Researchers found a nationwide rise of the disease since late 1980s, and a parallel rise in obesity

  • Diabetes Tied to Higher Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in Study
    (04-Apr-2014)
    But it's not always clear which disease comes first, researchers say

  • Elderly Diabetes Patients on Insulin Most Vulnerable to Low-Blood-Sugar Trouble
    (10-Mar-2014)
    Study found they were more than twice as likely to end up in ER, five times more likely to be hospitalized

  • Are All Home-Based Blood Sugar Tests Equal?
    (07-Mar-2014)
    FDA takes steps to eliminate potential risks for people with diabetes

  • Some Helpful Hints When Monitoring Blood Sugar
    (07-Mar-2014)
    For starters, wash your hands before you test, experts say

  • Diabetes Boosts Stroke Risk for Women, But Not Men: Study
    (25-Feb-2014)
    Research finds big gender gap, which one doctor believes is tied to better treatment for men

  • Experimental 'Implanted Insulin' Device Seeks to Control Blood Sugar Levels
    (07-Feb-2014)
    The hope: to eliminate daily injections for those with diabetes, but much testing remains to be done

  • Scientists Generate Insulin-Producing Cells in Diabetic Mice
    (06-Feb-2014)
    If early results translate to humans, need for daily injections might be eliminated in future, researchers say

  • Smartphone Apps for Diabetes: Do They Really Work?
    (29-Jan-2014)
    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

  • Adults With Diabetes Need a Flu Shot: Experts
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Large Canadian study finds people with diabetes are more likely to get sick from flu, be hospitalized

  • Keep the Holidays Merry for Kids With Diabetes
    (23-Dec-2013)
    Parents should monitor their child's blood sugar more often, but don't be too restrictive, expert says

  • Testing for Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes Should Be Routine, Experts Say
    (14-Nov-2013)
    New guidelines from the Endocrine Society aim to detect cases early, get treatment started

  • Needle-Free 'Breathalyzer' for Daily Diabetes Testing Shows Promise
    (13-Nov-2013)
    But first, device must undergo clinical studies

  • Urine Test May Spot Heart, Kidney Risk in Kids With Type 1 Diabetes
    (11-Nov-2013)
    Screening could help identify those who would benefit from early treatment, researchers say

  • Scientists Report Transplant Advance for Type 1 Diabetes
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Used in single patient, special chamber may allow implantation of insulin-producing cells without rejection

  • People With Type 1 Diabetes May Still Have Insulin-Producing Cells
    (10-Oct-2013)
    Finding indicates these cells could possibly be replenished, researchers say

  • Parenthood May Reduce Diabetes-Related Death Risk, Study Suggests
    (25-Sep-2013)
    Benefits more pronounced for women than men, researchers contend

  • Insulin Pump Shut-Off Feature Prevents Low Blood Sugar, Study Finds
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Device could improve quality of life for people with type 1 diabetes, experts say

  • Psoriasis Drug May Help Treat Type 1 Diabetes: Report
    (23-Sep-2013)
    Alefacept appeared to reduce need for insulin in study

  • Could Dietary Tweaks Ease Type 1 Diabetes?
    (02-Aug-2013)
    Foods rich in amino and fatty acids may help preserve insulin production, study suggests

  • People With Diabetes May Face Higher Disability Risk
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Analysis finds they are roughly 50 percent more likely to have trouble with walking, daily self-care

  • Diabetes-Linked Amputations Declining, Study Finds
    (19-Jul-2013)
    Although disease rates are rising, orthopedic treatments have improved, experts say

  • Black Kids With Diabetes Less Likely to Get Eye Exams
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Diabetic children at higher risk for retinopathy, which can lead to blindness, studies show

  • Type 1 Diabetes Hope: Animal-to-Human Cell Transplants
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Researchers working with rodents say they're one step closer

  • Solid Food Timing for Babies Tied to Diabetes Risk
    (09-Jul-2013)
    Study found ages 4 to 5 months safest for introducing solids to infants at higher risk for type 1 disease

  • Early Respiratory Infection May Double Type 1 Diabetes Risk: Study
    (01-Jul-2013)
    Researchers looked at children who had first-degree relatives with the autoimmune disease

  • Vaccine May Stop Immune Attack in Type 1 Diabetes, Study Suggests
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Early trial found it boosts insulin production, appears safe

  • New Insulin Pump Cuts Odds of Overnight Hypoglycemia
    (24-Jun-2013)
    Sensor device may ease patient fear of dangerously low blood sugar levels during sleep, experts say

  • A Deadly Form of Diabetes That Doctors Sometimes Miss
    (19-Jun-2013)
    Common signs of type 1 diabetes often resemble symptoms of other illnesses

  • Blood Test Might Predict Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Study Finds
    (18-Jun-2013)
    Evidence of two autoantibodies signaled a 70 percent risk, researchers say

  • Stem Cell Therapy Cures Type 1 Diabetes in Mice
    (05-Jun-2013)
    Whether the new approach would work in humans is unknown, experts say

  • 'Nano' Medicine Might Someday Free Diabetics From Daily Needles
    (28-May-2013)
    In mouse study, animals received enough insulin to function for days at a time

  • Hormone Shows Potential as Diabetes Treatment in Mice
    (25-Apr-2013)
    But it's too soon to think of trying it with humans, researchers say

  • N.Y. Woman Balances Thyroid Disease and Diabetes
    (15-Mar-2013)
    With two chronic conditions, she's learned 'not to sweat the small stuff'

  • People With Type 1 Diabetes at Risk of Thyroid Disease
    (15-Mar-2013)
    Link between 'sister diseases' is rooted in immune system problem, expert says

  • Cost of Diabetes Care in U.S. Keeps Climbing
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Report says it topped $245 billion in 2012; increase reflects growing number of people with the disease

  • Mini-Organ Would Mimic Pancreas to Treat Type 1 Diabetes
    (05-Mar-2013)
    Bioengineered implant could house transplanted insulin-producing cells, researchers say

  • Artificial Pancreas Worked Overnight on Kids With Type 1 Diabetes
    (27-Feb-2013)
    System helped keep blood sugar at safe levels among young campers, study found

  • Lucky Dogs Get Shot at Diabetes Cure
    (14-Feb-2013)
    Study finds gene therapy eliminated mimic of type 1 disease in five beagle pups; implications for humans unclear

  • Type 1 Diabetes Up 70 Percent in Kids, Study Finds
    (08-Feb-2013)
    Experts suspect the jump may be linked to unknown environmental causes

  • First-Ever Guidelines Issued for Treating Type 2 Diabetes in Kids
    (28-Jan-2013)
    Experts say rising obesity makes condition much more common in children

  • New Diabetes Guidelines May Lower Patient Medical Bills
    (20-Dec-2012)
    Fewer people will need blood pressure meds, while some should check blood sugar more

  • As Vision Problems in U.S. Rise, Diabetes May Explain Why
    (11-Dec-2012)
    Study finds many new cases of eye trouble occur in people under 40

  • Cholesterol Drug Boosts Wound Healing in Diabetic Mice: Study
    (29-Nov-2012)
    But more research is needed before topical Zocor is approved for human cuts

  • Airport Security X-Rays May Damage Diabetes Devices
    (21-Nov-2012)
    Experts warn of malfunction potential for insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors

  • Number of U.S. Kids With Diabetes Could Skyrocket: Study
    (21-Nov-2012)
    By 2050, rates of type 2 disease may rise by 50 percent, and type 1 incidence may jump nearly one-quarter

  • Hearing Loss Tied to Diabetes in Study
    (16-Nov-2012)
    But it's unclear whether the disease or the drugs that treat it are the cause

  • World Diabetes Day Designed to Raise Awareness
    (14-Nov-2012)
    366 million people now have the disease; estimates see 552 million cases by 2030

  • Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes
    (01-Nov-2012)
    First, get a doctor's ok

  • With Diabetes, Boosting Exercise Should Be Done Safely
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Certain precautions can help reduce risk of dangerously low blood sugar, experts say

  • Confusion Over Diabetes Types Adds to Patients' Woes
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Causes, treatment differ between type 1 and type 2 disease

  • Alcohol Poses Serious Risks for Those With Diabetes
    (20-Jul-2012)
    If you drink, diabetes association recommends having a snack at the same time

  • Hi-Tech Advances May Improve Diabetics' Lives
    (10-Jul-2012)
    But new analysis shows they don't necessarily improve blood sugar control

  • Diabetes Rising Rapidly Among U.S. Kids
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Both type 1 and type 2 disease rates up more than 20 percent in past decade, finds study

  • More Progress Made on Artificial Pancreas for Diabetes Patients
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Several groups refining systems that would monitor and adjust blood sugar levels

  • No Cancer Risk From Long-Acting Insulin: Studies
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Insulin glargine (Lantus) appears safe, but longer studies needed, researcher says

  • Many People With Type 1 Diabetes Missing Treatment Goals: Study
    (09-Jun-2012)
    Blood sugar control remains a challenge despite improvements in care

  • Bigger Waist Tied to Increased Risk of Diabetes
    (05-Jun-2012)
    Waist circumference was a stronger risk factor in women than men, study finds

  • Diabetes Can Take a Toll on Your Emotions
    (18-May-2012)
    And this psychological component may make it harder to control the blood-sugar disorder, experts say

  • Eye Changes May Predict Heart Disease in Blacks With Diabetes
    (14-May-2012)
    Arterial narrowing in retina seen as independent risk factor with type 1 disease, study says

  • Oxygen Therapy Slows Type 1 Diabetes in Mice, Study Says
    (11-May-2012)
    But whether hyperbaric treatment would help humans is unknown

  • Improved Stem Cell Line May Avoid Tumor Risk: Study
    (05-Apr-2012)
    New line of stem cells may have application for disease-modeling, researchers say

  • Prediabetes Not to Blame for Nerve Damage: Study
    (24-Feb-2012)
    Doctors should seek other causes of condition known as polyneuropathy

  • Type 1 Diabetes May Develop More Slowly Than Thought
    (21-Feb-2012)
    Study finds gradual decline in insulin production, which could extend treatment options

  • Diabetes Takes Toll on Women's Hearing: Study
    (03-Feb-2012)
    Especially in women over 60, hearing is much worse for those with poorly controlled disease

  • Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Disappoints in Trial
    (01-Feb-2012)
    Vaccine-based approach didn't affect insulin needs or other markers

  • Many Docs Use Costly MRIs to Diagnose Nerve Condition: Study
    (25-Jan-2012)
    Cheaper tests to spot diabetes-linked nerve damage are effective, researchers say

  • Rate of Leg, Foot Amputations Among Diabetics Drops: CDC
    (24-Jan-2012)
    Researchers point to better management of disease in explaining the trend

  • More Known About Proteins That Cause Autoimmune Diseases
    (17-Jan-2012)
    Researchers say 'autoantibodies' can cause lupus, diabetes, arthritis

  • Novel Stem Cell Treatment May Hold Promise for Type 1 Diabetes
    (11-Jan-2012)
    Scientists try to 're-educate' patient's immune cells to begin producing insulin

  • Holiday Travel Tips for People With Diabetes
    (23-Dec-2011)
    Expert advice on managing airport hassles, time-zone changes and insulin needs

  • Hepatitis B Vaccine Recommended for Adults With Diabetes
    (22-Dec-2011)
    Shared blood glucose monitors, finger-stick devices pose infection risk, experts warn

  • Driving Isn't An Issue for Most People With Diabetes
    (20-Dec-2011)
    American Diabetes Association warns against blanket driving restrictions, recommends individual assessments

  • FDA Moves to Speed Development of Artificial Pancreas Systems
    (01-Dec-2011)
    Agency suggests more flexible requirements for clinical trials leading to approval

  • Hispanics With Diabetes Urged to Get Yearly Foot Care
    (20-Nov-2011)
    Regular exams can prevent foot ulcers, nerve damage and amputations, podiatrists say

  • Intensive Control of Type 1 Diabetes Helps Kidneys: Study
    (14-Nov-2011)
    Rate of serious complication halved for those on aggressive therapy

  • Healthy Halloween Advice for Children With Diabetes
    (22-Oct-2011)
    Expert suggests ways for kids to keep blood sugar under control, without feeling deprived

  • Diabetes Education Seems to Help Improve Blood Sugar Control
    (10-Oct-2011)
    Behavioral interventions, such as changing negative thinking, may offer even greater benefits

  • New Genes Revealed for Type 1 Diabetes
    (29-Sep-2011)
    Researchers discover 3 new genes for type 1 diabetes in large data analysis

  • Asthma Can Complicate Diabetes Care in Kids
    (26-Sep-2011)
    Untreated asthma may worsen blood sugar control, study suggests, but reasons remain unclear

  • Global Toll of 'Non-Communicable Diseases' -- $47 Trillion by 2030
    (19-Sep-2011)
    Cancer, diabetes, heart disease and lung disease kill 36 million people every year, experts say

  • U.N. Summit Seeks to Tame 'Non-Communicable Diseases'
    (16-Sep-2011)
    Cancer, diabetes, heart disease and lung disease kill 36 million people every year

  • 366 Million People Now Have Diabetes: Report
    (13-Sep-2011)
    International Diabetes Federation urges U.N. action, saying disease claims 1 life every 7 seconds

  • Dentists May Be Able to Spot Undiagnosed Diabetes
    (28-Jul-2011)
    Periodontal disease an early complication of the blood sugar illness, researchers say

  • Blood Test May Better Predict Diabetics' Heart Risk: Study
    (25-Jul-2011)
    But refining the risk may not change clinical practice, expert says

  • Trials of Type 1 Diabetes Vaccines Bring Mixed Results
    (28-Jun-2011)
    One vaccine may combat disease's progression, but another fails human tests

  • Life Expectancy Improves for Type 1 Diabetics
    (27-Jun-2011)
    15-year gain noted for those diagnosed after 1965, study finds

  • Diabetic Girls May Have Heart Risk Factors
    (27-Jun-2011)
    Study authors not clear on why, but urge doctors to watch teens closely

  • Singer Crystal Bowersox Comes to Terms With Diabetes
    (17-Jun-2011)
    Good medical management got the Idol runner-up back on top

  • Fat Cats, Dogs Developing Diabetes, Report Finds
    (13-May-2011)
    Illness jumped 32 percent in dogs in just five years

  • Diabetes in Kids Comes With Hefty Price Tag
    (29-Apr-2011)
    Study finds medical costs are six times higher than for other young Americans

  • Health Tip: Understanding Autoimmune Diseases
    (18-Apr-2011)
    What they are, and who's more likely to get them

  • Latest Artificial Pancreas Trials Reduce Risk of Low Blood Sugar
    (15-Apr-2011)
    Device also improves blood sugar control, but more research needed, reports study

  • Some Type 1 Diabetics Seem Shielded Against Complications
    (29-Mar-2011)
    In one group that had diabetes for 50 years, many never developed expected problems, study finds

  • Nicotine Raises Blood Sugar Levels in Lab
    (28-Mar-2011)
    Finding may explain higher risk of diabetes complications in smokers, study says

  • Nick Jonas Lives Large, Despite Diabetes
    (25-Mar-2011)
    Teen star says careful management and good support help keep him healthy

  • Southeastern States Mired in the 'Diabetes Belt': CDC Report
    (08-Mar-2011)
    Wide swath cutting across U.S. needs better prevention and treatment efforts, study suggests

  • Surviving Serious Childhood Illness Takes Toll Later: Study
    (07-Mar-2011)
    Not achieving educational, work goals can plague young adult survivors, researchers say

  • Higher Vitamin D Intake Could Cut Cancer Risk
    (27-Feb-2011)
    Adults need at least 4,000 IU a day, study suggests

  • Type 1 Diabetes Patients Need New Kidney Therapies: Study
    (24-Feb-2011)
    Recent advances not enough in preventing end-stage disease, researchers say

  • Diabetes Social Networking Web Sites Vary in Quality
    (18-Feb-2011)
    Study finds some provide support, useful info; others push bogus 'cures'

  • Cold Viruses Appear Linked to Type 1 Diabetes
    (04-Feb-2011)
    Along with other factors, these viruses may trigger the disease, researchers say

  • Sperm-Producing Cells Coaxed to Produce Insulin
    (13-Dec-2010)
    Technique let researchers 'cure' diabetes in mice for a week, but effects in humans uncertain

  • Type 1 Diabetes Death Rate is Falling, But Not Fast Enough
    (26-Nov-2010)
    Average rate is still 7 times higher in people with the disease vs those without it, study finds

  • Diabetes Research Made Significant Strides in Past Year
    (12-Nov-2010)
    Advances in treating type 1 diabetes best news as World Diabetes Day approaches

  • Even Well-Controlled Diabetes May Present Post-Surgery Risk
    (18-Oct-2010)
    Study also finds high blood sugar levels in non-diabetics ups death risk

  • Language Barrier Hurts Diabetics, Study Finds
    (08-Oct-2010)
    Spanish-speaking patients fare better with doctors they understand, researchers say

  • Immune System Research Sees Many Similarities Among People
    (01-Sep-2010)
    Findings may lead to better diagnosis, treatment of cancers, autoimmune diseases, study says

  • Vitamin D May Influence Genes for Cancer, Autoimmune Disease
    (24-Aug-2010)
    Findings could underscore why deficiency plays role in host of serious ills

  • Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes 'Survivors' Give Clues to the Disease
    (18-Aug-2010)
    Study shows that some insulin-producing beta cells can persist for decades

  • Depression Linked to Slow Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
    (06-Aug-2010)
    Improving patients' coping skills may speed recovery, researchers suggest

  • New Data Supports Link Between Diabetes Drugs, Fractures
    (29-Jul-2010)
    Avandia, Actos increase chances of broken bones in older men and women, study shows

  • Implantable Sensor Measures Blood Sugar Levels
    (28-Jul-2010)
    Wireless device transmitted accurate readings in pigs for more than a year, study shows

  • Dementia May Differ in Those With and Without Diabetes
    (15-Jul-2010)
    Vascular disease most likely cause of brain impairment in diabetics, research shows

  • Diabetics Urged to Confer With Their Doctor About Avandia Use
    (15-Jul-2010)
    Health risks posed by an unauthorized change of medications could be great, experts say

  • Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Help All Diabetics: Study
    (06-Jul-2010)
    In those with coronary disease, it would be better to focus on other heart risk factors, researcher advises

  • Community-Based Diabetes Prevention Program Promising: Study
    (29-Jun-2010)
    Model works as well as individual counseling, researchers say

  • Fewer Dying From Type 1 Diabetes
    (29-Jun-2010)
    But racial disparities exist, despite overall decrease, U.S. study finds

  • Insulin Pump With Blood Sugar Sensor May Improve on Injections
    (29-Jun-2010)
    Study finds it leads to better diabetes management for type 1 patients

  • Artificial Pancreas Continues to Show Promise
    (28-Jun-2010)
    New research finds it improves blood sugar control overnight in type 1 diabetics

  • No Omega-3 Heart Benefit Seen in Women With Type 1 Diabetes
    (26-Jun-2010)
    But men with condition who consumed the most had lower incidence of heart disease, study found

  • Many Diabetics Unaware of Hot Weather Hazards
    (21-Jun-2010)
    Although disease raises risk of heat illess, they don't heed the dangers, survey finds

  • Gene Mutations Offer Clues to Autoimmune Disorders
    (16-Jun-2010)
    Rare variant may lead immune system to attack healthy cells, study finds

  • Glucose 'Tattoo' Could Track Blood Sugar Levels for Diabetics
    (04-Jun-2010)
    Device includes 'carbon nanotubes' injected under skin, say researchers

  • Caring for Diabetic Pets Helps Humans Get Healthier
    (28-May-2010)
    Owners learn more about the disease and how to prevent it, study finds

  • Frequent Doctor Visits Help Diabetics Control Blood Pressure
    (24-May-2010)
    Patients, physicians should communicate more -- either in person, by phone or Internet, researchers say

  • Viral Infection Could Be Marker for Type 1 Diabetes
    (24-May-2010)
    Study finds evidence of cold viruses in majority of kids with blood sugar disease

  • Diabetes Test Results May Be Deceptive in Black Children
    (07-May-2010)
    Study finds racial disparities in hemoglobin A1c screenings

  • Pig Pancreas Cells Help Type 1 Diabetics
    (06-May-2010)
    Early trial finds technique is safe, improves blood sugar control

  • Managing Type 1 Diabetes Can Stress Teens
    (21-Apr-2010)
    Glucose levels tend to rise, study finds, as youths control their own care

  • Wounded Soldier Spared Diabetes With Emergency Transplant
    (21-Apr-2010)
    Improvised surgery saved his life, and may lead to new options to treat type 1 diabetes

  • Vaccine Reverses Type 1 Diabetes in Mice
    (08-Apr-2010)
    More studies needed to see if it can benefit people with the disease

  • Kids Need Parents' Help in Managing Type 1 Diabetes
    (07-Apr-2010)
    Adherence to treatment declines if adults fail to monitor, study finds

  • Study Finds That Insulin-Producing Beta Cells Can Be Reborn
    (05-Apr-2010)
    Different pancreatic cells change into beta cells, suggesting new therapy for type 1 diabetes

  • New Inhaled Insulin Shows Promise for Diabetes
    (23-Mar-2010)
    Afrezza works faster, appears to have fewer side effects than predecessor

  • More Info Needed on Problems With Insulin Pumps
    (05-Mar-2010)
    Not clear if troubles stem from the devices or patient error, FDA panel says

  • Hormone Outperforms Insulin in Diabetic Mice
    (01-Mar-2010)
    Someday, leptin could free people with type 1 disease from daily injections, expert predicts

  • FDA: No Decision on Whether to Pull Diabetes Drug Avandia Off the Market
    (23-Feb-2010)
    Controversial medicine raises users' heart risk, leaked files suggest, but agency still reviewing data

  • Artificial Pancreas Helps Type 1 Diabetics During Sleep
    (05-Feb-2010)
    Study found device kept blood sugar of children, teens stable longer

  • Skipping Insulin May Not Be Uncommon
    (26-Jan-2010)
    Doctors need to be more attuned to patients' issues to stop risky practice, expert says

  • Blacks With Diabetes Urged to Cut Calories, Salt
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Dietary changes may stave off eye disease, research suggests

  • Race, Weight May Influence Success of Prostate Surgery
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Among diabetic men undergoing prostatectomy, obese whites have worse outcomes, study finds

  • Americans Get Failing Grade on Diabetes Awareness
    (02-Nov-2009)
    Survey finds abundant myths about debilitating disease

  • Veggies in Pregnancy Lowers Child's Diabetes Risk
    (30-Oct-2009)
    Type 1 less likely in kids whose moms favored these foods, study found

  • Body Clock, Blood Sugar Control Seem Linked
    (09-Oct-2009)
    Findings could lead to better diabetes treatments, researchers predict

  • Researchers Make Insulin-Producing Cells From Adult Skin Cells
    (31-Aug-2009)
    May provide research model, possible treatment for type 1 diabetes in future

  • Wheat Consumption May Contribute to Diabetes
    (26-Aug-2009)
    Overreaction in gut noted in study of people with type 1 version of disease

  • Immunoglobulin Can Predict Some Diabetic Complications
    (07-Aug-2009)
    Increased excretion of IgM foretells serious cardiovascular issues: study

  • Cell Conversion Shows Promise for Diabetes Treatment
    (07-Aug-2009)
    But researchers must figure out how to keep new beta cells under control

  • Tight Management of Type 1 Diabetes Worth the Effort
    (03-Aug-2009)
    Rates of serious complications drop with intensive therapy, study shows

  • Cell Discovery May Bring Science Closer to Diabetes Cure
    (20-Jul-2009)
    'Sox17' gene could further pancreatic research, study suggests

  • Final Rules Broaden Pool for Stem Cell Research
    (07-Jul-2009)
    Older stem cell lines eligible for U.S. research dollars, NIH says

  • Autism May Be Linked to Mom's Autoimmune Disease
    (06-Jul-2009)
    Possible causes of disorder should now include celiac disease, study suggests

  • Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Often Overweight
    (02-Jul-2009)
    Study explores weight problems faced by youngsters with the disease

  • Drugs May Not Slow Kidney Damage in Diabetes
    (01-Jul-2009)
    Study uncovers possible benefit, though, in stemming vision loss

  • Type 1 Diabetes Rates Rising Among European Children
    (27-May-2009)
    Twice as many kids under age 5 could be affected by 2020, researchers warn

  • Strict Blood Sugar Control Lowers Heart Risks in Diabetics
    (22-May-2009)
    It prevents many complications of chronic disease, experts say

  • Device Thwarts Attacks on Transplanted Pancreatic Cells
    (23-Apr-2009)
    Could reduce need for immunosuppressants in treatment of type 1 diabetes

  • Drug May Not Help Diabetes-Related Eye Damage
    (17-Apr-2009)
    Finding need not limit prevention of blindness, experts say

  • Pancreatic Islets in Forefront of Diabetes Research
    (14-Apr-2009)
    Cells could play major role in treatment, if supply is adequate, study finds

  • Stem Cells Buy Freedom From Insulin for Type 1 Diabetics
    (14-Apr-2009)
    In small study, most of patients got temporary reprieve from daily injections

  • Researchers Use Gene to End High Blood Sugar in Mice
    (18-Mar-2009)
    Whether method might someday help people awaits further study

  • Leprosy Drug Holds Promise for Autoimmune Diseases
    (04-Feb-2009)
    Study says 1890s antibiotic could prove effective in treating MS

  • Diabetes Epidemic Now Poses Challenges for Nursing Homes
    (05-Jan-2009)
    Care for aging people with the disease falls short, study finds

  • Most Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Lack Vitamin D
    (19-Dec-2008)
    Deficiency can increase bone fracture risk, researchers say

  • Genetic Link Between Type 1 Diabetes, Celiac Disease Seen
    (10-Dec-2008)
    If connection holds up, it might lead to cures, researchers say

  • Cancer Drugs May Treat Type 1 Diabetes
    (18-Nov-2008)
    Experiments in mice show Gleevec and Sutent reverse, prevent autoimmune disease

  • Blood Sugar Control Helps Diabetics Preserve Sight
    (14-Nov-2008)
    Close monitoring means type 1 patients can avoid retinopathy, study suggests

  • Hormone Lowers Glucose Levels in Mice
    (04-Nov-2008)
    Injections of apelin appear to be similar to insulin, study says

  • New Vaccine May Help Type 1 Diabetics in Future
    (08-Oct-2008)
    Early study finds it appears to sustain insulin production in the newly diagnosed.

  • Drug Fights Diabetic Eye Disease
    (26-Sep-2008)
    Retinopathy is a potentially blinding complication, but Atacand may help

  • Nasal Insulin Won't Shield At-Risk Kids From Diabetes
    (23-Sep-2008)
    The treatment had no effect in keeping the disease at bay, researchers say

  • Under-the-Skin Blood Sugar Monitor Boosts Diabetes Control
    (08-Sep-2008)
    Device sends out readings every 5 minutes round the clock, researchers say

  • Pancreatic Cells Turned Into Insulin-Producing Beta Cells
    (27-Aug-2008)
    Researchers say feat could lead to treatment for diabetes

  • Pre-Pregnancy Diabetes Boosts Risk for Birth Defects
    (30-Jul-2008)
    Women 3 to 4 times more likely to deliver baby with at least one problem, U.S. study finds

  • Intestinal Gluten Receptor Is Gateway for Celiac Disease
    (24-Jul-2008)
    Finding could offer new treatments for other autoimmune disorders, study says

  • 24 Million Americans Had Diabetes in 2007
    (24-Jun-2008)
    57 million more had pre-diabetes, but education drive making inroads, CDC says

  • Diabetes Might Help Spur Hearing Loss
    (16-Jun-2008)
    Study finds higher rate of impairment among diabetics

  • Genetically Engineered Mice Regenerate Beta Cells
    (06-Jun-2008)
    Finding may prove a major advance in type 1 diabetes research, study says

  • Sunlight, Vitamin D May Cut Kids' Diabetes Risk
    (05-Jun-2008)
    Type 1 disease less prevalent in populations living nearer equator, study finds

  • Lifestyle Changes Can Keep Diabetes at Bay for 14 Years
    (23-May-2008)
    Among people at high risk, healthy eating and exercise can delay disease, researchers say

  • Combo Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Boosts Survival in Diabetics
    (21-May-2008)
    Type 1 patients did better than those having kidney replacement alone

  • Many Diabetics Don't Get Necessary Blood Pressure Treatment
    (19-May-2008)
    Only half of patients had their therapy changed as needed, study found

  • Study Details Look at Immune Cells in Type 1 Diabetes
    (16-May-2008)
    Findings may help efforts to develop new ways to treat the disease

  • Islet Cell Transplants Aid Type 1 Diabetics
    (16-May-2008)
    Study participants lived insulin-free for at least a year or two

  • Fetal Gene May Contribute to Diabetes Risk
    (08-May-2008)
    Study finds it plays key role in development of defective cells in type 2 diabetics

  • Diabetes Seems to Heighten Glaucoma Risk
    (02-May-2008)
    Regular screenings may help prevent irreversible nerve damage

  • Pre-Pregnancy Diabetes Rates Have Doubled
    (28-Apr-2008)
    More women are overweight as they conceive, raising complication risks, study finds

  • Mature Mouse Cells Reprogrammed to Stem Cell-Like State
    (17-Apr-2008)
    Work could lead to better understanding of autoimmune diseases, researchers say

  • Researchers Identify New Genetic Links to Psoriasis
    (11-Apr-2008)
    Discovery of biological pathways could lead to treatments for other autoimmune diseases

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Diabetes
    (10-Apr-2008)
    Signs that you may be diabetic

  • Uric Acid May Help Spot Diabetic Kidney Disease Early
    (04-Apr-2008)
    Higher concentrations correlated with lower organ function, study concludes

  • Diabetics Face Doubled Risk of Heart Attack
    (31-Mar-2008)
    Danger level same as non-diabetics who already have had a heart attack, study says

  • Once-Daily Insulin Shot Proves Effective in Study
    (28-Mar-2008)
    Participants preferred it to product requiring three injections a day

  • Diabetes' Toll Continues to Grow
    (21-Mar-2008)
    But it's not too late to protect yourself and your family, experts say

  • More Vitamin D in Childhood Cuts Later Diabetes Risk
    (21-Mar-2008)
    Supplements and sunlight influence development of some autoimmune disorders, study says

  • Health Tip: When You're Diabetic and Sick
    (13-Mar-2008)
    Have an advance plan

  • Overweight Hispanic Kids Show Early Markers for Diabetes
    (27-Feb-2008)
    Blood vessel damage sets stage for insulin resistance, heart disease, study finds

  • 'Diabulimia' Triples Risk of Death Among Women With Diabetes
    (27-Feb-2008)
    Restricting insulin doses to lose weight increases chances of complications, study finds

  • National Effort Needed to Address Hyperglycemia in Heart Patients
    (26-Feb-2008)
    American Heart Association says high blood sugar condition linked to high mortality

  • Dogs Could Be a Diabetic's Best Friend
    (03-Feb-2008)
    Study aims to prove anecdotes that canines can smell dangerous drops in blood sugar levels

  • Caffeine Could Spell Trouble for Diabetics
    (28-Jan-2008)
    Consuming equivalent of 4 cups a day led to spikes in blood sugar levels

  • Diabetes' Health Toll Hits $174 Billion Annually
    (25-Jan-2008)
    Costs have climbed 32% since 2002, study finds

  • Stem Cells Finally Found in Pancreas
    (24-Jan-2008)
    Discovery could lead to new treatments for diabetes, researchers say

  • High Blood Sugar Boosts Women's Heart Disease Risk
    (21-Jan-2008)
    Men don't seem to be as prone to problem, study finds

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Type 1 Diabetes
    (17-Oct-2007)
    Including a family history

  • Omega-3s Guard Against Type 1 Diabetes
    (25-Sep-2007)
    High-risk kids who ate more fatty acids were less likely to develop diabetes, study says

  • Pumpkin Extract Aids Insulin Production
    (09-Jul-2007)
    Compound regenerated damaged pancreatic cells in diabetic rats, researchers say

  • Rise in Child Chronic Illness Could Swamp Health Care
    (26-Jun-2007)
    Diabetes, asthma will follow American kids as they age, experts warn

  • U.S. Predicts Diabetes Epidemic to Go On Unchecked
    (24-Jun-2007)
    As cases increase, so will accompanying health problems, experts predict

  • U.S. Women Lagging in Diabetes Care, Study Suggests
    (18-Jun-2007)
    Death rates are down for men but up for women

  • Researchers ID Genes for Some Common Diseases
    (06-Jun-2007)
    They include arthritis, diabetes, heart disease; finding could revolutionize medicine, expert says

  • Nursing Homes Need Better Diabetes Care
    (25-May-2007)
    Study urges new protocols for monitoring patients' blood sugar, cardio risk factors

  • Dramatic Rise in U.S. Kids Hospitalized for Type 2 Diabetes
    (05-May-2007)
    Study authors lay the blame on the obesity epidemic

  • Sopranos Star Tackles Health Role
    (23-Apr-2007)
    Aida Turturro hits the road to educate people about diabetes

  • Stem Cell Therapy May Combat Type 1 Diabetes
    (10-Apr-2007)
    Small trial offers hope, but much more research is needed, experts say

  • Diabetes Epidemic Spreading Worldwide: Experts
    (16-Mar-2007)
    Western diets, more cars taking their toll in developing world

  • FDA OKs Glucose-Monitoring Device for Children
    (13-Mar-2007)
    The product offers 'real time' readout on blood-sugar levels

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of High Blood Sugar
    (12-Mar-2007)
    Warning signs for diabetics

  • FDA OKs Glucose-Monitoring Device for Children
    (12-Mar-2007)
    The product offers 'real time' readout on blood-sugar levels

  • Health Tip: Understanding Autoimmune Disorders
    (14-Feb-2007)
    When the immune system attacks the body

  • Study Confirms Link Between Hormone, Insulin-Producing Cells
    (09-Feb-2007)
    Neuropeptide regulating appetite may help in developing new diabetes treatments

  • 'Double Diabetes' a New Threat
    (03-Dec-2006)
    The obesity epidemic is leading more people to develop type 1 and type 2 disease

  • Insulin Stem Cells Hold Hope for Diabetes Treatment
    (07-Nov-2006)
    In study with mice, they also repaired damage to kidneys

  • Islet Cell Transplants Not Cure for Type 1 Diabetes Yet
    (27-Sep-2006)
    Study says improved techniques, immunosuppressants could brighten picture

  • New Technique Tracks Pancreatic Islet Survival
    (22-Sep-2006)
    Using MRI with approved contrast agent offers better tool for monitoring

  • Female Hormone May Prevent Type 1 Diabetes
    (07-Jun-2006)
    Research with mice shows estradiol protects cells that produce insulin

  • FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin for Diabetes
    (01-Feb-2006)
    Exubera, first drug of its kind, could mean an end to injections for millions with the disease

  • Inhaled Insulin Approved for Diabetics
    (27-Jan-2006)
    First new delivery option in decades

  • Many Diabetics Tempt Health Risks
    (13-Jan-2006)
    Left uncontrolled, the disease can cause heart disease, blindness, even amputation

  • Surgical Technique Cuts Islet Cell Transplant Complications
    (29-Nov-2005)
    Experimental procedure designed for those with hard-to-control type 1 diabetes

  • 'Double Diabetes' Poses Double Threat
    (21-Nov-2005)
    More Americans are developing both forms of the blood sugar disease, experts say

  • Combo of Tests Predicts Type 1 Diabetes
    (27-Oct-2005)
    Eighty percent accuracy found, could enhance future clinical trials

  • Fewer Type 1 Diabetics Falling Victim to Kidney Disease
    (11-Oct-2005)
    Death rates are also down, a new Finnish study finds

  • Treatment Preserves Insulin-Making Cells in Type 1 Diabetes
    (22-JUN-2005)
    Patients needed less insulin to treat their disease, researchers say

  • Tight Glucose Control Cuts Heart Disease Risk in Half
    (13-JUN-2005)
    Researchers urge type 1 diabetics to monitor levels closely

  • Insulin Identified as Trigger for Type 1 Diabetes
    (11-MAY-2005)
    Next step: vaccine trials against this autoimmune disease

  • Brain Stem Cells Coaxed to Produce Insulin
    (25-APR-2005)
    Finding could eventually lead to cure for diabetes, researcher suggests

  • Doctors Use Living Donor Transplant to Treat Diabetes
    (18-APR-2005)
    Researchers report first successful operation with pancreatic islet cells

  • Heart Threats May Lead to Nerve Damage in Diabetics
    (26-JAN-2005)
    High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity increase risk of neuropathy, study says

  • Hormone in Fat Mimics Insulin
    (16-DEC-2004)
    Finding may lead to new treatments for diabetes

  • Beware Complications Linked to Diabetes
    (27-NOV-2004)
    Poor control of the disease can lead to eye, heart, kidney and nerve damage

  • Diabetics Suffering Less From Heart Disease
    (23-NOV-2004)
    Study finds big declines, but improvements needed

  • Pre-diabetes: Ignore It at Your Own Peril
    (11-NOV-2004)
    Doctors say 41 million Americans have the condition

  • Tight Glucose Control Needed for Diabetics
    (20-SEP-2004)
    Analysis suggests ways to ward off heart disease

  • Pancreas Could Harbor Stem Cells
    (23-AUG-2004)
    Potential stem cells may lead to new diabetes treatments

  • Though Diabetes Epidemic Worsens, Researchers Make Strides
    (22-AUG-2004)
    Two of every five U.S. adults now considered to have pre-diabetes

  • Simple Test Predicts Diabetes Amputation Success
    (30-JUL-2004)
    Keeping blood sugar low could save lower limbs, research finds

  • Type 2 Diabetics Should Avoid Caffeine
    (26-JUL-2004)
    It affects the body's ability to control insulin levels, study says

  • New Genetic Link to Type 1 Diabetes Found
    (15-JUL-2004)
    Mutation of immune system gene contributes disease, study finds