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  • Vaccines Are Critical If You Have Diabetes

  • Does Breastfeeding Hormone Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes?

  • Can Intermittent Fasting Help Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

  • Type 1 Diabetes Often Misdiagnosed in Adults

  • Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Raised Risk of Tumors, Cancer Deaths

  • Severe Infections Rising Among Americans With Diabetes

  • Diabetes, Dementia Can Be Deadly Combination

  • 30 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes

  • Want to Avoid Type 2 Diabetes? Eat More Whole Grains

  • When Blood Sugar Rises in Pregnancy, Mom and Baby Pay the Price

  • Evidence Doesn't Support Statin Use in Healthy Seniors

  • Over 1.4 Billion of World's Adults Face Disease Because of Inactivity, WHO Says

  • New Hormonal Link Suspected in Type 2 Diabetes

  • FDA Warns of Common Diabetes Meds' Link to Dangerous Genital Infection

  • Good News, Bad News in U.S. Breastfeeding Report

  • Why You Should Watch Your Weight After You Stop Smoking

  • Just 2 Weeks' Inactivity Can Trigger Diabetes in at-Risk Seniors: Study

  • Access to Diabetes Drugs Improved Under Affordable Care Act: Study

  • AHA: Limit Diet Sodas and Drinks, Stick to Water Instead

  • Blood Sugar Spikes Seen in Seemingly Healthy People

  • Adding or Switching Diabetes Drugs Can Put Patients at Risk: Study

  • A 3-Pronged Plan to Cut Type 2 Diabetes Risk

  • Diabetes Diagnosis 'Silver Lining'? Other Family Members' Health May Improve

  • Working Overtime Could Raise Women's Diabetes Risk

  • Preeclampsia in Pregnancy Can Mean Heart Risks After

  • Human Insulin as Good as Costly Synthetic Versions

  • Even at 'Safe' Levels, Air Pollution May Boost Diabetes Risk

  • Weight Loss May Reverse Course of Atrial Fibrillation

  • Artificial Pancreas Helps Hospitalized Type 2 Diabetics

  • Will the Future Be Needle-Free for Diabetics?

  • Mom's Diabetes May Be Tied to Baby's Autism Risk: Study

  • U.S. Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low

  • Obesity Plagues Rural America

  • Diabetes Linked to Risk for Parkinson's Disease

  • Americans' Obsession With Sugar Starts in Infancy

  • Artificial Sweeteners Won't Affect Your Blood Sugar: Study

  • A Young Life Lost to High Insulin Prices

  • Small World? Not With One-Quarter Obese by 2045

  • Start Exercising to Cut Your Heart Failure Risk

  • New Medicare Perk: Diabetes Prevention

  • Exercises for Chronic Health Conditions

  • Using Diet to Stave Off Diabetes

  • Can Type 2 Diabetes Lead to Irregular Periods for Teen Girls?

  • Losing Excess Weight in Childhood Cuts Diabetes Risk

  • Those With Diabetes Less Likely to See Dentist Despite Health Risks

  • Put Your Best Feet Forward, Despite Diabetes

  • Red and Processed Meats Linked to Liver Woes

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Beats Meds for Obese, Diabetic Teens: Study

  • Primary Care Doctors Loosen Type 2 Diabetes Goals

  • Daily Aspirin Can Bring Heart Benefits, But Risks Too

  • The Sooner Type 2 Diabetes Arrives, the Worse for Your Heart

  • Rotating Night Shifts a Path to Diabetes, Study Suggests

  • Health Tip: Sleep's Effects on Diabetes

  • Emergency Services Crews Often Unprepared for Diabetic Crises

  • Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later

  • Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits Wane Over Time for Diabetics

  • Big Strides Made in Diabetes Care

  • Diabetics May Often Fare Poorly in Hospice Care

  • Goodbye, Needles? Patch Might Be the Future for Blood-Sugar Tracking

  • Friendships May Be Your Defense Against Diabetes

  • Ozempic Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

  • Can Scrotal Vein Condition Hike Heart Risks?

  • 6 Percent of Cancers Caused by Excess Weight, Diabetes

  • With Diabetes, Be on the Alert for Foot Sores

  • How to Safely Navigate Diabetes and Thanksgiving

  • Diabetes, High Blood Pressure While Pregnant Spells Trouble Later On

  • Severe Psoriasis May Make Diabetes Increasingly Likely

  • Poor Prognosis for Diabetic Foot Sores

  • Diabetes May Be Driving High Rates of Breast Cancer in Black Women

  • 'Fountain of Youth' Gene Discovered in Secluded Amish Community

  • Younger People With Diabetes Have 7 Times Greater Risk of Sudden Heart Death

  • Kidney Failure Declining Among U.S. Diabetics: CDC

  • Do Statins Raise Odds for Type 2 Diabetes?
    Maybe, but heart benefits likely outweigh any potential risk from the drugs, experts say

  • Fewer Diabetes Cases Being Missed
    More Americans than thought getting second test to confirm diagnosis, study shows

  • Stroke Risk Factors Are Rising
    More people survive these brain attacks, but the health problems that cause stroke aren't going away

  • Making Halloween a Treat for Kids With Diabetes
    Start by setting the same rules for everyone in the family, specialist says

  • Rare Tumor May Point the Way to Diabetes Treatment
    Insulinomas provide genetic maps for making insulin, researchers say

  • One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results
    Patients 77 pounds slimmer on average 12 years after gastric bypass, study finds

  • Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors With Diabetes
    Bone weaknesses seen in those with blood sugar disease

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

  • Can Coffee or Tea Extend Survival With Diabetes?
    The answer may depend on whether you're a man or a woman

  • 'Upside' to Diabetes Really Isn't
    People with type 2 had lower risk of bulging or torn artery, but experts stress there's a much bigger downside

  • Health Tip: Kids and Type 2 Diabetes
    Risk may be higher with lack of sleep

  • Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be Key to Managing Type 2 Diabetes?
    Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication

  • Lack of Sleep May Raise Child's Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study
    It found link -- but no proof -- between less slumber and risk factors for blood sugar disease

  • Heart Health Ignored by Many With Type 2 Diabetes
    New evidence review reconfirms patient guidelines

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

  • Engineered Skin Cells Control Type 2 Diabetes in Mice: Study
    'Therapeutic skin grafts' might someday treat multiple diseases, researchers say

  • Protein Deposits Seem to Play Role in Type 2 Diabetes
    Injections in mice led to symptoms of the disease, researchers report

  • Could a Little Alcohol Lower Your Diabetes Risk?
    Daily drink or two may provide a bit of protection, study suggests, but one expert skeptical

  • Don't Put Off Weight-Loss Surgery Till You're Heavier
    Best results seen for those with pre-op BMI of less than 40, study says

  • Many Primary Care Docs May Miss Prediabetes
    Fewer than 1 in 10 surveyed named all risk factors identified by the American Diabetes Association

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

  • Early Menopause May Be Tied to Type 2 Diabetes
    When periods stop before 40, risk is 4 times greater compared to late menopause, study suggests

  • More Evidence That Midlife Weight Gain Harms Your Health
    Risk of diabetes, heart disease rises when waistlines widen slowly, study finds

  • More Than 100 Million Americans Have Diabetes or Prediabetes: CDC
    Lifestyle changes can prevent full-blown disease, report says

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

  • Some Prostate Drugs May Do Harm
    Hormone-based meds linked to higher blood sugar and 'bad' cholesterol levels in small study

  • Study Challenges Touted Link Between Eczema and Heart Disease
    Researcher now probing whether more severe cases of the skin disorder increase odds of heart problems

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

  • Are You at Risk for Metabolic Syndrome?
    Protect yourself from 'pre-diabetes'

  • Broccoli Extract Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes
    But supplement only seems to help a certain group of people with the disease

  • For Diabetics, Nasal Powder Fixed Severe Low Blood Sugar
    New product much easier to use than rescue injections, researcher says

  • Key Diabetes Test Gives Higher Blood Sugar Readings in Black Patients
    Study suggests difference stems from both biological and care issues

  • Can Folks With Type 2 Diabetes Forgo the Finger Stick?
    Self-monitoring of blood sugar had no effect on long-term glucose levels in those not taking insulin, researchers say

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

  • U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study
    It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women

  • The Whole Truth About Whole Fruits
    Why it's often better to skip the smoothie

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

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

  • Diabetes Drug Gets FDA Warning Due to Amputation Risk
    Canagliflozin tied to a doubling of amputations of legs, feet, agency says

  • Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health
    Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

  • Red Wine Antioxidant Might Help Diabetics' Arteries
    Resveratrol supplements appeared to aid those with the stiffest blood vessels in small study

  • Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health
    Excess weight appears to amplify the threat, study says

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

  • Diabetes Continues Its Relentless Rise
    But doctors making headway with heart complications among these patients

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

  • A Warming Planet Might Mean More Diabetes
    Study found a link between increases in temperature and more cases of the blood sugar disease

  • Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes
    Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

  • Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk
    Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance

  • Severe Low Blood Sugar Episode May Up Death Risk in Those With Type 2 Diabetes
    Study also found a jump in heart disease and stroke odds

  • Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk?
    People who ate least amount of this protein slightly more likely to develop type 2 disease, study suggests

  • 1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol
    But that doesn't mean the excess weight is harmless, researchers say

  • Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes
    Study explores which foods and nutrients may be helpful or harmful

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

  • Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic
    Severe gum disease can signal undiagnosed case of blood sugar disease

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes
    After procedure, some patients were able to stop taking insulin to control their blood sugar, researchers report

  • Air Pollution May Raise Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    Study of obese Hispanic children suggests smog might boost chances of developing the blood sugar disorder

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

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

  • Slim But Sedentary: Risk of Prediabetes May Rise
    4 out of 10 'skinny fat' people had higher blood sugar by middle age, study finds

  • Wearable Sensors May Spot Illness Before Symptoms Start
    New technology could help sense infections, type 2 diabetes and other conditions, scientists say

  • Native Americans Make Progress Against Diabetes Complication
    Kidney failure down by 54 percent over 2 decades, CDC report finds

  • Metformin Still Best as First Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
    American College of Physicians updated diabetes guidelines, said second drug can be added

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

  • Standing or 'Easy' Walks May Help Type 2 Diabetics Control Blood Sugar
    Study counters notion that vigorous exercise is key to battling the illness

  • Insulin Prices Skyrocket, Putting Many Diabetics in a Bind
    American Diabetes Association asks Congress to investigate the matter

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

  • Daily Can of Soda Boosts Odds for Prediabetes, Study Finds
    Diet sodas do not appear to pose the same danger, researcher says

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

  • New Guidelines Urge Diabetics to Move More
    They should do light physical activity every 30 minutes, not every 90 minutes

  • Have Type 2 Diabetes? Try Walking After Eating
    Study found it lowered blood sugar levels more than other exercise, particularly if done after dinner

  • More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer
    And type 2 diabetes more than doubles the odds, researchers say

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

  • A Better Diabetes Test?
    Scientists say their mathematical formula improves accuracy of standard blood screen

  • Worry About Job Loss May be Linked to Diabetes Risk: Study
    Blood sugar disorder rate was 19 percent higher for people concerned about getting fired

  • Is Web-Based Test for Prediabetes Faulty?
    Assessment finds 8 in 10 Americans over 60 at risk, a conclusion questioned by several experts

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

  • Could Fish Oil Fatty Acids Raise a Woman's Risk for Diabetes?
    Long-term French study finds an association between the two

  • Marriage May Help Diabetics Keep Weight Off
    Study also found it lowered chances of risk factors for heart disease among men, but not women

  • Study Sees Link Between Long Naps, Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    But the research did not prove cause-and-effect

  • Bodybuilders' Steroid Abuse Linked to Pre-Diabetic Condition
    Misuse of these drugs may interfere with how the body uses the hormone insulin, research shows

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

  • Intensive Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Can Extend Survival: Study
    Researchers also found lower risk of complications such as heart and kidney disease, vision problems

  • Sugary Drink Warnings Hit Home With Teens
    Fewer choose sweetened beverages when labels mention obesity, diabetes, study finds

  • 'Glycemic Index' May Be Too Unreliable to Manage Diabetes: Study
    Wide variability seen after eating same food at different times

  • Fried, Grilled or Baked Foods? They May Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    Researchers suggest steaming, poaching and stewing for better health

  • Fatty Fish May Curb Eye Risks for Diabetics, Study Finds
    Those who ate 2 servings a week were 48 percent less likely to develop diabetic retinopathy

  • U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health
    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
    Study finds association between inactivity and heightened odds for diabetic retinopathy

  • Diabetes Drug Victoza Might Not Help Advanced Heart Failure Patients
    Study participants may have been too sick to benefit from the medication, diabetes expert says

  • Fat May Not Hike Heart Attack Risk: Study
    But it does raise diabetes risk, research with twins found

  • FDA OKs New Injectable Type 2 Diabetes Medication
    Drug lowers blood sugar levels, and doesn't boost risk of heart problems, agency says

  • Adlyxin Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    Hormone helps control blood sugar

  • 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

  • U.S. Teen Diabetes Rate Exceeds Prior Estimates
    Most young people unaware they have it, study finds

  • Which Diabetes Drug Is Best?
    Study calls it a draw, with a slight edge for metformin

  • Normal Weight May Not Protect Against Diabetes
    Rising rates of prediabetes detected in slimmer Americans, study finds

  • Rising Blood Sugar Hitting More Obese Adults
    To curb diabetes, researchers urge serious weight-loss efforts

  • Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes
    Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder

  • 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

  • Global Team Taps Into DNA Behind Type 2 Diabetes
    Many common gene variations appear to raise an individual's risk, researchers say

  • Health Tip: When Your Blood Glucose Rises
    Here are possible reasons why

  • 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

  • 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

  • Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans
    Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

  • Diabetes Drug Victoza May Help the Heart: Study
    Daily, injected medication shows 'encouraging' results in international trial

  • 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

  • Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes?
    A mostly plant-based diet may help lower risk of the blood sugar disease, study suggests

  • Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease a Dangerous Combo
    Prognosis may be worse than previously believed, study suggests

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps Fight Diabetic Eye Disease
    People with type 2 diabetes cut their risk in half with intensive management, researchers report

  • Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability
    Study found increase in 'good' years of life in recent decades

  • 3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too
    They seemed to help, but researchers say more information needed

  • Intensive Blood Sugar Control May Be Too Much for Some With Type 2 Diabetes
    Individualized treatment is important, expert says

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

  • No Welcome Mats for Diabetes, Obesity in 'Walkable' Neighborhoods
    Urban design can play a role in public health, experts suggest

  • As Fitness Levels Rise, Diabetes Risk Drops
    But change requires dedication to regular exercise in the long run, study shows

  • Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Hearing, Study Finds
    Researchers recommend auditory testing of diabetic patients

  • Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes
    A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

  • 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

  • Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death Risk
    Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

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

  • Mom's Obesity, Diabetes May Spur Fetus to Grow Too Fast
    Finding suggests doctors might want to screen at-risk women sooner

  • Diabetes Cases Quadruple Worldwide Since 1980: Report
    Major increases seen in China, India; obesity is likely the main culprit, researcher says

  • FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure Risk
    Warning pertains to drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin

  • Underactive Thyroid May Raise Odds for Type 2 Diabetes: Study
    Experts say many thyroid patients are already checked for the blood sugar disease

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Hormone Exposure in Womb May Boost Later Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    Mouse study shows leptin disturbs communication between brain and insulin-producing pancreas

  • A Wearable Patch Might Help Manage Diabetes Painlessly
    Experimental technology senses blood sugar and delivers medicine with microneedles

  • 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

  • Small Weight Loss Yields Large Rewards, Study Finds
    5 percent reduction benefited health of obese adults

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sitting for Hours May Raise Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    The risk remains even if you exercise, researchers contend

  • 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

  • Check Your Risk for Diabetes, CDC Urges
    Prediabetes awareness campaign launched nationwide

  • 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

  • Stressed Teens May Face Higher Diabetes Risk as Adults: Study
    They might be more likely to eat unhealthy foods, smoke, not exercise, researchers say

  • Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle
    Survey suggests warnings of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes could reduce sugary drink sales

  • Scientists Identify Sugar-Busting Enzyme in Rats
    But whether it might have effect on human obesity or diabetes isn't yet known

  • Gradual Decline in Soda's Sugar Content Might Help Curb Obesity
    Researchers predict significant decrease in type 2 diabetes as well

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

  • Losing Pancreas Fat May Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    Small study reports good results after weight-loss surgery

  • Type 2 Diabetes May Raise Dementia Risk, Especially in Women: Study
    Expert recommends aggressive screening for females

  • 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

  • People with Type 2 Diabetes May Be Overtested
    Study finds those with good control get blood sugar measured too often at doctor's office

  • Diabetes Drug Improves Gut Bacteria, Study Finds
    Metformin improved levels of fatty acids that help lower blood sugar levels

  • Could Energy Drink 'Shots' Raise Teens' Diabetes Risk?
    Study found those who consumed caffeine-laden drinks had higher blood sugar, insulin levels later

  • Another Downside to Diabetes: Tooth Loss
    Dental care often overlooked, leading to worse overall health, study suggests

  • 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

  • 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

  • Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Some Women
    Study looked at moms who had already diabetes in pregnancy

  • Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Those at Risk?
    Small trial suggests the drug might help, but much more study is needed

  • Type 2 Diabetes Drug Helps Some With Chronic Depression: Study
    Insulin resistance may underlie the mental illness, researcher says

  • Too Few Psychiatric Patients Screened for Diabetes: Study
    Commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications tied to greater risk of type 2 disease

  • Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Might Benefit Type 2 Diabetics
    Research suggests brief but harder workouts may provide better blood sugar control

  • Even Easy Exercise May Lower Blood Pressure in Those With Diabetes
    Study found just a few minutes of resistance training or walking helped

  • Home Cooking May Help Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay
    Study finds it was linked to fewer sugar-sweetened beverages, lower weight

  • 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

  • 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

  • Prescription Drug Use on the Rise in U.S.
    Many adults take 5 or more medications, often for preventable ills, study finds

  • Researchers Say They've Identified 3 Type 2 Diabetes Subtypes
    For data miners, routinely provided patient information yields a bigger picture

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes
    Study finds benefit for those with gene variant related to vitamin D metabolism

  • Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds
    Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

  • 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

  • Smoking Linked to Greater Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
    Study also found continual exposure to secondhand smoke raised chances of developing disease

  • 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

  • Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet
    Unhealthy eating, sweetened beverages may combine to raise diabetes risk, researchers say

  • Pesticide Exposure Tied to Diabetes Risk
    Review finds these chemicals may boost odds of blood sugar disease by about 60 percent

  • Tight Control of Type 2 Diabetes May Help Prevent Dementia
    Conversely, poor blood sugar control appears to increase risk of brain troubles, study finds

  • Diabetes Takes a Toll on Women's Hearts
    Studies find up to a 40 percent greater risk of coronary problems in females

  • Short, Intense Workouts May Help Hearts of Type 2 Diabetics
    This kind of exercise might also improve diabetes control, researchers say

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study
    Smoking another risk factor for this age group, researchers say

  • Type 2 Diabetes Linked to More Alzheimer's Brain 'Tangles'
    Obesity might also be behind the increase, researchers say

  • Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health
    Three minutes every half hour for three hours lowered blood sugar levels, study says

  • Antibiotics Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    Researchers don't know if the drugs signal developing disease, or contribute to it

  • Exercise Best Bet Against Diabetes for College Graduates
    Less educated need more help preventing and managing blood sugar disease, researcher says

  • 9 Factors You Can Control May Be Key to Alzheimer's Risk
    Healthy lifestyle important but no guarantee against most common form of dementia, researchers find

  • Diabetes Drug Might Also Help Some Patients Lose Weight
    Researchers note higher dosage used in study isn't approved for treatment of blood sugar disease

  • Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Language Problems in Women
    But study only found association between insulin resistance and test that hints at brain health

  • Parents of Kids With Diabetes Need to Plan for School Days
    Only 30 states have laws ensuring children access to proper care

  • Skipping Breakfast a Bad Idea for People with Type 2 Diabetes
    Missing morning meal could raise blood sugar levels the rest of the day, study says

  • Active As Teen, Free of Diabetes In Later Life?
    Findings showed insulin resistance peaks in early adolescence, so exercise crucial during this period

  • People With Type 2 Diabetes Do Benefit From Blood Sugar Checks
    Study suggests monitoring at least twice a day helps people manage better

  • Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life
    Regularly eating chili peppers, other hot foods linked to lower risk of death during study period

  • Just 1 in 3 Seniors With Diabetes Has Disease Under Control
    Blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels key to managing disease, experts say

  • High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk
    Insulin resistance can inhibit signaling between brain cells and affect memory, study suggests

  • 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

  • High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity
    Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

  • Impotence Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    Middle-aged men with erectile dysfunction may be at even greater risk, study suggests

  • New Drug May Help Diabetic Kidney Disease Patients
    Patiromer appears to keep potassium levels in check, researchers say

  • Uncontrolled Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk
    Older patients with more disease complications have greater mental decline, Taiwan study says

  • 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

  • Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Thinking Skills: Study
    Test performance declined noticeably in just two years

  • Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms
    Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

  • Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar
    Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

  • 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

  • Tight Food Budget Can Wreak Havoc on Diabetes Management
    Study finds worse blood sugar control in those who worry about having enough to eat

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps the Heart in Type 2 Diabetes
    But study showed it's not enough to prevent related deaths

  • Could Type 2 Diabetes Shield Against ALS?
    Study suggests a potential link, but researchers can't explain it

  • 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

  • Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?
    Study finds link between childhood victimization and adult health problems

  • 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

  • FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs
    SGLT2 inhibitors linked to potentially fatal condition called ketoacidosis

  • Sleep Apnea Treatment May Help Lower Diabetes Risk for Some
    Wearing CPAP device eight hours a night improved blood sugar levels in study

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk
    Each threatens brain health, and combination is worse, study suggests

  • 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

  • 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

  • Medicaid Expansion Spotted Many Undiagnosed Diabetes Cases
    Study finds changes under Affordable Care Act also made treatment available

  • 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

  • Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men
    Researchers say a protein in muscle might be culprit behind type 2 diabetes gender gap

  • 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

  • 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

  • Diabetes Groups Call for Greater Scrutiny of Insulin Pumps
    American and European associations want more standardization of new technologies

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Just a Half Hour of Lost Sleep Linked Weight Gain
    And that sleep shortage may have implications for diabetes, study says

  • Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
    Large Finnish study found a nearly 50 percent increase in people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too
    Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

  • Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better
    Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

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

  • Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    Association was found even when people weren't overweight, researchers said

  • Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    Experts say shortchanging nightly snooze affects hormone that controls blood sugar levels

  • Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis
    Patients did better even if they didn't actually have high blood pressure

  • Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women
    Study confirms the value of an overall healthy diet

  • 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

  • Are Seniors With Diabetes Overtreated?
    Very tight blood sugar control can pose problems without benefits, study says

  • Study Reinforces Link Between Low Birth Weight, Diabetes Risk
    Possible reasons include insulin resistance, problems with blood vessel lining and high blood pressure

  • High Blood Sugar in Heart Failure Patients May Point to Risk of Early Death
    Even normal but slightly elevated levels can signal trouble, study notes

  • PTSD May Raise Women's Risk for Diabetes
    Obesity, antidepressants could play a role in the connection, study suggests

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Extend Lives, Study Finds
    Results applied to older men and women, even with other health problems

  • Poverty Makes Diabetes Care Tougher, Study Reports
    Too little money for food, housing and medicine affects disease management

  • Diabetes Drug Metformin Safe for Patients With Kidney Disease: Review
    Alternative medications more costly, have more side effects, researchers say

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

  • Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study
    But experts question value of finding when so many other risk factors for disease can be changed

  • 'Low-GI' Diet May Not Benefit Blood Sugar
    Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say

  • Technology Helps Manage Diabetes: FDA
    Insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors assist with blood sugar management

  • Better Diet, Exercise Can Prevent Diabetes in Both Sexes, Study Finds
    Taking blood sugar-lowering medications can also help, researchers say

  • Midlife Diabetes Linked to Memory Problems Later
    Blood sugar disorder associated with 19 percent greater decline in thinking skills, study reports

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

  • Holiday Eating Tips for People With Diabetes
    Plan ahead and make exercise a part of your tradition, expert advises

  • Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away
    Study found modest effect against the disease, but experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach

  • Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows
    Increases also seen for prediabetes, undiagnosed diabetes care

  • Nearly 3 in 10 Americans With Diabetes Don't Know It: Study
    Many had even seen a doctor in the past year, researchers report

  • Sleep Apnea Linked to Kidney Disease Progression in Diabetics
    Screening for sleep disorder could spot those at risk for more rapid loss of renal function, researchers say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Has Low Complication Rates, Study Finds
    New research suggests gastric bypass as safe as appendix or gallbladder removal

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Type 2 Diabetes Risk, Study Shows
    Obese people who had gastric bypass, banding were 80 percent less likely to develop blood sugar disease

  • Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study
    Researchers find this commonly used medication controls blood sugar for many

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

  • Impotence Drug Might Counter Common Gene Mutation in Type 2 Diabetes: Study
    But using yohimbine won't replace lifestyle changes as the cornerstone of treatment, experts say

  • Screen Everyone Over 45 for Diabetes: U.S. Task Force
    Members of independent panel of health experts say science now supports more aggressive testing

  • Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk: Study
    Women with this form of arthritis are more susceptible, researchers say

  • Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key
    Some obese people have DNA that makes it tougher for workouts to fend off the disease, study suggests

  • Obesity Isn't Sole Cause of Type 2 Diabetes
    Researchers uncover new genetic mutations, other contributing factors

  • Can All Work and No Play Make You Diabetic?
    Blue-collar jobs of 55 hours a week or more might raise your risk, study says

  • Diabetes Rates Leveling Off in U.S.
    After 20-year increase, cases have been tapering lately, but some groups still at risk: government report

  • Diabetes Drug Metformin May Affect Thyroid in Some Patients
    Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study
    But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say

  • FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes
    Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says

  • Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    New drug helps regulate blood sugar

  • Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds
    Patients with type 2 disease were less likely to gain weight, suffer dangerous drops in blood sugar levels

  • Scientists Unlock a Key to Cell Stress
    Stressed cells can halt protein production, which could could shed light on diseases like Alzheimer's and ALS

  • Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds
    Cholesterol-lowering drugs might protect against damage to small blood vessels, researchers report

  • Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds
    Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight

  • Low Birth Weights May Put Black Women at Risk for Diabetes
    Study found association regardless of their current weight

  • 40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects
    Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent

  • Coaching May Help Diabetics Battle Depression, Disease Better
    Study found mental health sessions allowed patients to manage blood sugar levels more effectively

  • Cholesterol Drugs' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effects, Review Finds
    But long-term use of statins may raise odds of diabetes among people with risk factors, experts say

  • Poor People With Diabetes Much More Likely to Lose a Limb: Study
    Most amputations are preventable with earlier treatment, researchers note

  • FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
    Jardiance works by boosting excretion of sugar from the kidneys, agency says

  • Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
    Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes

  • High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics
    Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds

  • Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds
    But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

  • No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
    And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

  • Protein Temporarily Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Mice
    Scientists report that injection lowered blood sugar levels, improved insulin insensitivity

  • Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics
    But device is still a long way from use by people

  • Insulin Pumps May Outperform Daily Injections for Type 2 Diabetes: Study
    6-month blood sugar control was better with the devices compared to needles, researchers say

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

  • Shortage of Doctors Who Treat Diabetes Looming
    There are already too few specialists treating hormone disorders, expert says

  • U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain
    Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

  • Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say
    New studies look at the emotional fallout from type 1 and type 2 disease

  • 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

  • Gene May Boost Chances of Type 2 Diabetes for Latinos
    Study finds a fivefold increase in risk, but doesn't prove cause-and-effect

  • 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

  • Insulin-Metformin Combo Tied to Poorer Survival in Diabetes Study
    Other experts dispute the study's conclusions

  • 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

  • Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says
    It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

  • 1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes
    Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says

  • Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics
    One-third who took Victoza lost 10 percent of body weight, researchers say

  • Diabetics Fare Worse After Heart Surgery, Study Finds
    Poorer results, higher costs seen in heart bypass patients with blood sugar disease

  • Obesity Crisis Has Scaled Even the Himalayas
    Rates in remote mountain villages are five times higher than two decades ago

  • Ultrasound Trumps CT Scan for Diagnosing Kidney Stones in Study
    Researchers cite lower cost, less radiation

  • Kids' Diabetes Rates Up Dramatically in 8 Years, Study Finds
    Increase in type 1 diabetes especially baffling to experts

  • Type 2 Diabetes May Shrink the Brain, Study Suggests
    Loss of gray matter can lead to dementia, experts say

  • Could More Coffee Lower Your Odds for Diabetes?
    Yes, says study, but experts note there are better ways to reduce the risk

  • 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

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

  • FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
    Tanzeum is injected once a week and appears to help control blood sugar levels, agency says

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health
    Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

  • Obesity-Related Enzyme Targeted in Mouse Study
    Findings suggest new way to prompt body to burn extra energy

  • Childhood Obesity Adds Nearly $20K to Lifetime Medical Costs: Study
    Losing weight while young may help kids lower future health care expenses, researcher says

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

  • Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
    Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

  • 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

  • Diabetes Treatment Falls Short as Heart Failure Drug in Study
    Metformin does not have protective effect on left ventricle, researchers say

  • Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids
    Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

  • Moms Who Keep 'Baby Weight' May Risk Heart Trouble
    Study finds weight gain increases odds for heart disease, diabetes

  • Diabetes in Middle Age May Cause Memory Problems Later
    Study also found that high blood pressure has similar impact

  • Coordinated Care Helps Elderly With Chronic Diseases
    Odds of complications, hospital admissions lower when patients see fewer doctors, says study

  • 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

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

  • Some Helpful Hints When Monitoring Blood Sugar
    For starters, wash your hands before you test, experts say

  • Study Sees No Evidence Linking Diabetes Drugs With Pancreatic Cancer
    But FDA assessment calls for further look at injectable type-2 treatments

  • 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

  • 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

  • Preemie Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Kids
    These babies could be at increased risk of diabetes later in life, study suggests

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Could Low-Fat Yogurt Help Ward Off Diabetes?
    British study also found reduced risk with other fermented dairy products

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • As Weight Rises in People With Diabetes, So Does Death Risk: Study
    Notion that obesity might offer protection is a myth, researchers say

  • Farxiga Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    Along with diet and exercise

  • Mediterranean Diet Alone May Lower Diabetes Risk
    Key ingredient of study: use of extra-virgin olive oil, not calorie counting or exercise

  • Study: Kids With ADHD, Aggression May Benefit From 2nd Med
    Modest improvements in violent behavior noted with addition of antipsychotic drug

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

  • Diabetes Drugs Affect Hearts of Men, Women Differently
    Metformin made men's heart metabolism worse, study found

  • Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Slight Weight Loss in Obese Kids
    But, experts say drug isn't meant for that use, while diet and exercise have proven effective

  • Heartening Drop in Diabetes Complications Seen Among Seniors
    But low blood sugar, a side effect of treatment, remains a concern, study authors say

  • Type 2 Diabetes Might Raise Risk of Liver Cancer
    But odds for malignancy are low; study found stronger connection for some minorities

  • Some Diabetes Drugs May Affect Cancer Risk in Women: Study
    'Insulin sensitizers' tied to lower odds of developing cancer when compared to other type of medication

  • 'Healthy' Obesity May Still Carry Higher Health Risks
    Researchers found greater odds of developing heart conditions, diabetes despite lack of symptoms

  • Could Elite Athletes Have Lower Risk for Diabetes?
    Small study of Finnish men found protective effect, especially with endurance sports

  • New Study Paints Grim Health Picture for Obese Teens
    Doctors should inform families about short- and long-term consequences, researcher says

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

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

  • Could Low 'Brown Fat' Levels Be Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk?
    Small study compared effects of this type of body fat in men

  • Meat Products Could Raise Diabetes Risk: Study
    But more research is needed to confirm the findings

  • Epilepsy Often Hand-in-Hand With Other Health Problems: CDC
    Doctors, patients share responsibility for preventing and treating co-occurring conditions, experts say

  • Early Periods May Signal Greater Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests
    Obesity alone doesn't explain the findings, researchers say

  • Tom Hanks Has Type 2 Diabetes
    He'd been dealing with elevated blood sugar levels for more than 20 years

  • Poor Sleep Habits Linked With Chronic Diseases, Study Says
    Too much shuteye may be even more damaging than too little

  • Big Breakfast May Be Best for Diabetes Patients
    Study found morning meal rich in protein, fat actually curbed hunger, helped control blood sugar levels

  • Could Obesity Help Older People With Type 2 Diabetes?
    Study found heavier seniors had lower death risk but higher disease risk, with reasons uncertain

  • Blood 'Marker' May Predict Diabetes Risk in Older Women
    Study found lower levels of the protein in women with lifestyle factors linked to type 2 disease

  • New Understanding of Racial Disparities and Diabetes
    Similar rates of disease-related deaths found in study

  • 4 Factors Predict Diabetes Remission After Surgery: Study
    Scoring system could help determine if weight-loss procedure will help control disease in obese patients

  • Even Younger Women With Diabetes May Face Higher Odds for Heart Disease
    Finding was independent of women's other risk factors in early study

  • New Drug Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes
    It appears to improve blood fat levels and may aid weight loss, researchers report

  • Whole Fruits Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk
    But fruit juices appeared to raise risk for type 2 disease in long-term study

  • Urine Test May Show Risk of Mental Decline in People With Type 2 Diabetes
    Samples consistently containing protein tied to slowed information processing among older adults

  • In Type 2 Diabetes, Gut May 'Taste' Sugar Differently
    Small study suggests people with condition absorb glucose more rapidly

  • Study May Explain Why Some Obese People Don't Get Diabetes
    Relatively low level of inflammation may hold the key, researchers say

  • Antipsychotic Drugs May Triple Kids' Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests
    This class of drugs is increasingly used to treat children with ADHD, depression

  • Simple Test May Spot Dementia Risk in Seniors With Diabetes
    Scoring system based on risk factors predicted who would develop brain disease a decade later

  • Mediterranean Diet May Help Thwart Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds
    Low-carb diets also were associated with reduced risk

  • Depression in Diabetes Patients Linked to Dementia, Study Finds
    Researchers say type 2 disease with depression associated with greater mental declines

  • Diet Choices May Help Diabetics Stave Off Kidney Disease
    Fruit, protein and moderate alcohol intake tied to lower risk of chronic disease in study

  • High Blood Sugar Levels Tied to Small Increases in Dementia Risk
    Elevated blood glucose may harm the brain, even in people without diabetes, researchers say

  • Metformin May Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Death, Researchers Say
    Diabetic men using the drug had higher survival rates in cancer study

  • Low Blood Sugar Levels May Pose Heart Risks for Diabetics, Review Suggests
    The findings were based on six prior studies

  • In Mice, Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Longer, Healthier Lives
    Study corroborates other research showing the drug may have benefits beyond diabetes care

  • Diabetes Doesn't Seem to Affect Alzheimer's Disease Progression
    Study looked at seniors' blood sugar tests along with their brain scans

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

  • Skipping Breakfast a Recipe for Heart Disease, Study Finds
    Men who miss morning meal much more likely to suffer heart attack, research shows

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

  • Weight Loss May Help Thwart Diabetes
    Overweight study patients who shed pounds through lifestyle changes kept full-blown disease at bay

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

  • Early Diabetes Signs Often Missed in Alzheimer's Patients
    Study uncovered high blood sugar levels in many participants

  • Diabetes Drug May Protect the Brain
    Study found patients taking metformin were 20 percent less likely to develop dementia

  • Development of New Diabetes Drug Halted by Maker
    Failure of aleglitazar might affect FDA deliberations on whether to ease restrictions on similar drug Avandia

  • Most Statin Users Won't Have Major Side Effects
    However, large review found 9 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes

  • Breast Milk Supply May Be Linked to Insulin Production: Study
    Findings could have implications for prediabetic mothers, researchers say

  • Pain Reliever Lowers Blood Sugar in Type 2 Diabetics, Study Says
    But side effects of aspirin-like drug warrant further study

  • South Asian Men May Need More Exercise to Stay Healthy: Study
    Researchers in Scotland compared their risk of diabetes to that of white men

  • Exercise Alone May Help Those With Type 2 Diabetes
    Small study found it helped even if no other lifestyle changes were made

  • Diet-Exercise Combo Doesn't Cut Heart Risks in Type 2 Diabetes Patients
    But study of overweight patients found lifestyle changes may prevent complications such as kidney failure, eye damage

  • Depression, Antidepressants Tied to Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk in Older Women
    Larger waist size, more inflammation seen in study of women after menopause

  • Could Catching Up on Sleep Lower Your Diabetes Risk?
    Early study supports weekend power sleeping

  • Skipping Breakfast May Raise Diabetes Risk
    Overweight women who ate morning meal had lower blood sugar, better insulin response in small study

  • Red Meat Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk
    Large study finds higher consumption increases risk, but experts are at odds with findings

  • Short Strolls After Meals May Lower Diabetes Risk
    Walking 15 minutes three times a day was better for blood sugar levels than one 45-minute walk, small study found

  • Low Blood Sugar May Raise Dementia Risk in Diabetics: Study
    Overly aggressive glucose control might backfire in older patients, findings suggest

  • Even Mild Weight Loss May Lower Diabetes Risk in Obese Teens
    Study worked with adolescents and their families to boost activity, healthy eating

  • Low Breast-Feeding Rate Linked to Early Deaths, Illnesses: Study
    Cost to U.S. is $17 billion a year, researchers say, but experts question findings

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Moderately Obese, Too
    It reduces symptoms of type 2 diabetes, studies found, but surgical risks exist

  • Could Statins Raise Diabetes Risk?
    Some popular brands associated with high blood sugar levels in study, but odds of problems are low

  • Type 2 Diabetes Progresses Faster in Kids, Study Finds
    High blood pressure, other complications seen in adolescence

  • Fish Oil Pills Might Cut Diabetes Risk, Researchers Say
    Higher blood levels of a beneficial hormone seen in those who took the omega-3 supplements

  • Depression May Raise Low Blood Sugar Risk in Diabetics
    Experts say biological changes or a lack of interest in self-care might be to blame

  • Money Motivates Weight Loss -- One Step at a Time
    Obese adults embrace walking program to avoid hike in insurance premiums, study finds

  • How Weight-Loss Surgery Improves Diabetes Control
    Key hormones, amino acids altered during digestion, study finds

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

  • Diabetes Self-Care Improves Slowly, U.S. Report Finds
    But nearly half of patients aren't meeting goals for blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol

  • Could Coffee Bean Extract Help Control Blood Sugar?
    Small study suggests supplement might help, but diabetes expert is skeptical

  • Mercury Exposure Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk
    Researchers suggest selecting seafood known to have lower levels of the metal

  • Brisk Walking Equals Running for Heart Health: Study
    Distance rather than speed reaps the benefits, researchers say

  • Study Suggests Link Between Hormone Melatonin and Type 2 Diabetes
    Experts find an association, but aren't recommending supplementation

  • New Drug Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    Invokana blocks reabsorption of glucose by the kidneys

  • FDA Approves 1st in New Class of Type 2 Diabetes Drugs
    Invokana works by blocking reabsorption of glucose in body

  • Millions on Verge of Diabetes Don't Know It: CDC
    Only 11 percent of the 79 million Americans with prediabetes aware they have the condition

  • Can Green Tea, Coffee Reduce Stroke Risk?
    Large Japanese study didn't prove cause and effect, however

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

  • Countries With More Sugar in Food Supply Have More Diabetes
    Global study strengthens tie between sweeteners and type 2 disease, experts say

  • Newest Diabetes Drugs Linked to Higher Pancreatitis Risk
    Patients on Januvia, Byetta twice as likely to develop condition, study says

  • 1 in 8 Americans Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes: Poll
    Only 21 percent of those interviewed say they're well-versed on the disease, Harris Interactive/HealthDay survey finds

  • Obese Women With Diabetes May Need Different Workouts Than Men
    Small study found specific exercise program did less to improve their health

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

  • Three New Drugs Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    All contain new active ingredient aimed at improving glucose control

  • Preventing Kidney Disease May Cut Diabetes Deaths, Study Says
    10-year mortality for those with both conditions was 31 percent

  • Health Tip: Should I Be Screened for Prediabetes?
    Who's at risk

  • Holidays Spell Trouble for Folks Unaware They're Diabetic
    High-salt, high-fat foods may put these people at risk for heart attack, stroke

  • New Diabetes Guidelines May Lower Patient Medical Bills
    Fewer people will need blood pressure meds, while some should check blood sugar more

  • Intensive Lifestyle Changes Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay
    Weight loss, exercise brought remission to few and better health to many more

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

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes
    Including carrying extra weight

  • Mouse Study Offers Clues to Obesity-Diabetes Link
    Researchers hope to cut the connection between fatty diet and insulin resistance, but it's complicated

  • Study: Treating Sleep Disorder May Thwart Heart Disease
    Sleep apnea, type 2 diabetes pose similar risks, researchers say

  • Cholesterol Drug Boosts Wound Healing in Diabetic Mice: Study
    But more research is needed before topical Zocor is approved for human cuts

  • New Treatment Aids Weight Loss, Improves Diabetes in Monkeys
    But how it might work in humans remains to be seen

  • Number of U.S. Kids With Diabetes Could Skyrocket: Study
    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
    But it's unclear whether the disease or the drugs that treat it are the cause

  • U.S. Diabetes Rates Soaring: CDC
    Numbers have doubled over 15 years across 18 states, and all states now have rates of 6 percent or more

  • Diabetes Prevention: Start Small, Experts Say
    Here are some simple ways to keep type 2 diabetes at bay

  • World Diabetes Day Designed to Raise Awareness
    366 million people now have the disease; estimates see 552 million cases by 2030

  • Does Black Tea Reduce Diabetes Risk?
    Study found lower rates of type 2 disease in countries where beverage is most popular

  • New Diabetes Drugs Have Different Advantages, Study Says
    One is injected daily, the other weekly and both have side effects

  • Popular Diabetes Meds Put to the Test
    Metformin poses fewer heart risks than sulfonylureas, study says

  • Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes
    First, get a doctor's ok

  • With Diabetes, Boosting Exercise Should Be Done Safely
    Certain precautions can help reduce risk of dangerously low blood sugar, experts say

  • Heart Disease Risk Factors Also Tied to Death From Prostate Cancer
    Following prevention guidelines might have added benefit for men, study suggests

  • Beans a Boon for People With Diabetes, Study Finds
    Eating more legumes, such as beans, lentils and chickpeas, can lower blood sugar, blood pressure

  • Exercise May Delay Early Aging of People With Diabetes
    Fitness training improves their cardiovascular health, preliminary study finds

  • Sleepless Nights Might Raise Odds for Diabetes
    After being sleep deprived in study, the body's response to insulin was sluggish

  • Blood Test May Spot Serious Health Risks in Women
    New biomarker reveals odds of heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer, study says

  • Diabetes Patients Should Have More Voice in Treatment: Experts
    New guidelines say individual, doctor and evidence must all contribute to decisions

  • Obesity Now Puts Kids' Hearts at Risk Later
    Large review found increased blood pressure, cholesterol levels and other forerunners of disease

  • Changes in Intestinal Bacteria Linked to Type 2 Diabetes
    Study is preliminary and doctors says it's soon to know if the association is important

  • Women Born Preterm May Face Pregnancy Risks
    Obstetricians should take history of premature birth into account, study suggests

  • Heart Deaths Rise With Extreme Temperatures, Study Finds
    Heat waves deadlier than cold snaps, researchers find

  • Belly Fat Adds to Diabetes Risk in Obese Adults, Study Finds
    Insulin resistance also a factor in developing type 2 disease

  • Aerobic Exercise Cuts Kids' Diabetes Risk: Study
    Just 20 minutes a day improved insulin resistance of overweight children

  • Obesity Surgery Seems to Reduce Heart Risks, Study Says
    Diabetes remission, lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels noted after 6 years

  • Report: 39 States on Pace for Obesity Rates Above 50%
    Costs in diabetes, heart disease, health care dollars will skyrocket if current trends go unchecked

  • Comparison of Obesity Surgeries Turns Up Surprising Results
    More popular method is less successful for maintaining weight loss, study says

  • NYC OKs Ban on Big Sugary Drinks
    Mayor Michael Bloomberg says initiative is bid to combat obesity; opponents call it intrusion on individual rights

  • Scientists ID Gene for Insulin Sensitivity
    Findings may have implications for diabetes treatment, researcher says

  • Hispanics May Face Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: Study
    Differences seen in how the pancreas responds to excess fat with insulin

  • NYC 'Soda Ban' Decision Expected Thursday
    Mayor's attempt to combat obesity comes up against industry, individual rights, opponents say

  • Nonalcoholic Red Wine Might Help Lower Blood Pressure
    Regular red wine, gin had no health benefit in small study of men at risk for heart disease

  • In Diabetes, Any Protein in Urine May Signal Heart Risk
    Even slightly elevated albumin linked to raised odds of stroke, heart attack, heart failure in study

  • Confusion Over Diabetes Types Adds to Patients' Woes
    Causes, treatment differ between type 1 and type 2 disease

  • Low-Cal Diets Kept Monkeys Healthier, But Didn't Lengthen Lives
    Study runs counter to previous research that suggested caloric restriction might boost longevity

  • Midlife Fitness May Mean Healthier Old Age, Study Finds
    Common conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's less likely

  • Statin Use Tied to Possible Boost in Cataract Risk
    But link isn't proven and patients shouldn't stop taking cholesterol-lowering drugs, researchers say

  • Obesity Biggest Risk Factor for Diabetes Among Poor: Study
    Lifestyle changes key to decreasing disease rate among the disadvantaged

  • Obesity in Middle Age Tied to More Rapid Mental Decline: Study
    'Fat and fit' concept may not apply to brain function, research suggests

  • FDA Approves Generic Versions of Actos
    Diabetes drug helps control blood sugar in adults with type 2 disease

  • Pain Reported by Nearly Half With Type 2 Diabetes
    Specialized treatment may be needed to improve quality of life, researchers suggest

  • Scientists ID New Gene Regions Linked to Type 2 Diabetes
    Findings help shed light on condition's genetics, biology

  • Fat Stats: 30% of Adults in 12 States Now Obese
    South, Midwest claim high proportion, researchers find

  • TB Vaccine Promising as New Way to Fight Type 1 Diabetes
    Study found vaccine triggered death of rogue immune-system cells

  • Normal-Weight People With Type 2 Diabetes Have Higher Death Risk: Study
    In surprise finding, odds of dying twice as high if weight is normal at diagnosis

  • More Evidence That Exercise Helps Fight Diabetes
    Studies found staying active cut death risk in type 2 disease, which weight training helped prevent in men

  • Modest Weight Loss Can Reap Prolonged Health Benefits
    Study found reduced diabetes risk, even if weight returned

  • Weight Control Can Cut Women's Diabetes Risk, Study Shows
    Exercise and healthy diet paid off regardless of race

  • Childhood Abuse Linked to Diabetes, Heart Disease in Middle-Aged Women
    Study found victims twice as likely to have high blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol

  • Genes Influence Whether Psych Drugs Lead to Weight Gain
    Finding might help steer at-risk patients to other treatments, researchers say

  • Selflessness Can Threaten Clergy Members' Health
    Ministering to others linked to above-average rates of depression, chronic diseases, study shows

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

  • Another Study Links Diabetes Drug Actos to Bladder Cancer
    Individual risk still remains low, however

  • Newer 'Second-Line' Diabetes Drug May Outperform Older Meds
    In study, linagliptin worked as well as sulfonylureas but had fewer side effects

  • FDA Approves First New Weight-Loss Drug in More Than a Decade
    Belviq targeted for adults with health problems such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes

  • Diabetes Can Make a Comeback After Weight-Loss Surgery: Study
    For some, bariatric procedures banish the disease, but only for a while

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk
    Findings also suggest an association with obesity, but more research is needed

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Improve Diabetes-Related Kidney Damage
    Obese patients who had bariatric procedure had lower rates of kidney disease, study found

  • Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Nerve Damage in Diabetics
    Sleeping disorder seems to play role in diabetic peripheral neuropathy; more research needed

  • Could Psoriasis Increase Odds for Type 2 Diabetes?
    Obesity may be the key to both, experts say

  • Sleep Apnea May Spur Carb Cravings in Diabetics
    Researchers urge primary care doctors to screen those with type 2 disease for the disorder

  • Treating Prediabetes Might Prevent Full-Blown Disease
    Either by lifestyle changes or meds, returning blood sugar to normal has lasting effects, study found

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

  • Diabetes Drug Metformin May Cut Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women
    But evidence isn't strong enough yet to change clinical practice, experts note

  • Fish Oil Won't Save Diabetics' Hearts, Research Suggests
    Experts say statins, not omega-3 supplements, lower cholesterol and improve cardiovascular health

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

  • Diabetes Drugs Avandia, Actos Linked to Vision Woes
    They may raise risk of macular edema, researchers report

  • Diabetes Drug Actos May Increase Bladder Cancer Odds
    But the absolute risk of getting the cancer is small, researchers find

  • Tight Blood-Sugar Control Shows Mixed Results for Health of Kidneys: Study
    The approach might ease certain signs of kidney damage in diabetics, but longer-term benefit unclear

  • Middle-Aged Diabetics May Need Earlier Colon Checks
    Type 2 disease linked with higher risk of precancerous lesions in those 40 to 49, study finds

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

  • Could Eating Fast Increase Diabetes Risk?
    Preliminary study found people with type 2 disease reported eating more quickly

  • Healthy Weight Loss May Also Cut Your Cancer Risk
    New study found decrease in inflammation warning signals

  • Two-Drug Therapy Helped Kids With Type 2 Diabetes
    But best combination of meds for young patients still isn't known, experts say

  • Diabetes Groups Issue New Guidelines on Blood Sugar
    Type 2 illness can't be treated with one-size-fits-all approach, new recommendations advise

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Beat Drugs for Cutting Diabetes in Very Obese
    In small study, type 2 disease was reversed for some patients who had bariatric procedure

  • Here Are Fruits, Veggies That Offer Best Bang for Your Buck
    Strawberries, pineapple, spinach, broccoli and mustard greens are in season and good for you, experts say

  • Mouse Study Hints at New Path for Diabetes Treatment
    Suppressing the hormone glucagon might lower blood sugar, insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes

  • Common Plastics Chemical Might Boost Diabetes Risk
    Phthalates, found in soaps, lotions and food packaging, may disrupt insulin production, researchers say

  • Heavier Baby Girls at Higher Risk for Diabetes, Heart Woes as Adults
    Study found that as teens, they have larger waist size, higher blood levels of insulin, fat

  • Lifestyle Changes Help Type 2 Diabetics Keep Moving
    Weight loss and exercise prevent disability, study finds

  • Weight-Loss Surgeries May Beat Standard Treatments for Diabetes
    Studies found many patients who had procedures could reduce, stop medications afterward

  • Fatty Meals Could Trigger Inflammation for Diabetics
    People with type 2 disease had more sign of heart risk factor, study says

  • New Type 2 Diabetes Drug Helps Lower Blood Sugar: Study
    But, FDA wants questions about the drug's long-term safety answered before approval

  • Researcher Uses Genomics to Predict His Odds for Disease
    It's another example of the future of 'personalized medicine,' scientists say

  • Type of Bacteria May Be Linked to Diabetes
    Researchers find association between H. pylori infection, type 2 disease

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise Against Cushing's Disease
    In phase 3 trial, symptoms improved in people with rare hormonal disorder, study found

  • Genetic Tweak Helps Mice Avoid Cancer, Obesity: Study
    But it's not clear what this means for humans, researchers say

  • Stroke Risk Rises With Duration of Type 2 Diabetes: Study
    After 10 years with blood sugar disease, chances of brain attack tripled, researchers say

  • Selenium Supplements May Help -- or Harm
    Too much or too little of the mineral can hurt your health, evidence review finds

  • Prediabetes Not to Blame for Nerve Damage: Study
    Doctors should seek other causes of condition known as polyneuropathy

  • Kidney Damage Greatly Raises Diabetics' Risk for Death
    Control of blood sugar, catching early signs of damage may help prevent advanced kidney disease

  • Specific Dietary Goals May Help Diabetics Eat Better
    Given target of eating 8 servings of fruits, nuts and other low glycemic index foods daily, most achieved it

  • 4 New Genes Linked to Type 2 Diabetes
    Analysis looked at a variety of ethnic groups

  • Short Breaks During Exercise OK for Diabetes Control: Study
    But with or without pauses, more benefit achieved in low-oxygen setting, study finds

  • Metformin Preferred Drug for Type 2 Diabetes, Experts Say
    But, American College of Physicians states diet and exercise changes should start before medication

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

  • Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock's Link to Diabetes
    A mutation affecting sleep-wake hormone may disrupt blood sugar control, researchers find

  • Bydureon Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    A once-weekly injection

  • Lifestyle Counseling Helps Diabetes Patients Control Blood Sugar
    More than 30,000 got advice on diet, exercise in primary care settings

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

  • Less Salt, More Veggies in School Lunches: USDA
    New rules call for healthier foods but some say changes don't go far enough

  • Rate of Leg, Foot Amputations Among Diabetics Drops: CDC
    Researchers point to better management of disease in explaining the trend

  • Treating Diabetes, Depression Together May Make Sense
    Study found both conditions improved when addressed simultaneously

  • Can Coffee Really Thwart Type 2 Diabetes?
    Three potentially beneficial compounds identified in lab study

  • More, Faster Weight Loss Seen With Gastric Bypass Than Banding
    But the surgeon performing the operation also makes a difference, an expert says

  • U.S. Diabetes Prevention Program Might Avert 885,000 Cases
    Study also projects $30 billion in savings over 25 years from such outreach

  • Statins May Boost Diabetes Risk in Older Women
    But experts say finding shouldn't spur change in guidelines for the cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Help Diabetes
    Not a cure, but operation plus meds better than either treatment alone, researcher says

  • Smog Tied to Raised Risk of Chronic Illness in Black Women
    Study showed more type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure as exposure rose

  • Heart Failure, Diabetes Might Be Linked by Protein
    Although 'p53' helps suppress tumors, new study finds negative effects

  • Obesity, Diabetes Pose 1-2 Threat to Young Americans
    The result: They could be first generation to not live as long as their parents

  • A Life-Saving Lesson That Took Decades to Learn
    Maryland woman has her type 2 diabetes under control at 38, and her future is brighter

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

  • Driving Isn't An Issue for Most People With Diabetes
    American Diabetes Association warns against blanket driving restrictions, recommends individual assessments

  • Brief, Intense Exercise Lowers Blood Sugar, Small Study Finds
    May help type 2 diabetics use glucose more efficiently many hours after activity, researchers say

  • Apnea Treatment Might Reduce Signs of Heart Disease Risk
    Wearing CPAP mask during sleep improved blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar in study patients

  • Diabetes, Obesity After 60 May Drive Up Breast Cancer Risk
    Study also finds low blood lipids linked to risk, but can't explain it

  • Rotating Shift Work May Boost Women's Diabetes Risk
    The longer you work irregular hours, the greater the odds for type 2 disease, study finds

  • Colon Cancer Prognosis Worse for the Obese, Type 2 Diabetics
    Cancer and heart-disease deaths higher, studies find

  • Low-Cal Diet Cuts Fat Around Heart in Obese People: Study
    That led to improved heart function, researchers said

  • Hispanics With Diabetes Urged to Get Yearly Foot Care
    Regular exams can prevent foot ulcers, nerve damage and amputations, podiatrists say

  • Not Everyone Shuns Fruits and Veggies
    Learning to love them as a child proves advantageous later on, one woman explains

  • Even Without Weight Loss, Mediterranean Diet Helps Heart: Study
    Foods like olive oil and avocados may help body use insulin

  • Intensive Control of Type 1 Diabetes Helps Kidneys: Study
    Rate of serious complication halved for those on aggressive therapy

  • Sugar-Sweetened Drinks May Pose Heart Risks to Women, Study Suggests
    Problems can emerge even if no weight gain is evident, researcher says

  • High-Fiber Diet May Help Thwart Colon Cancer
    Review of studies suggests cereals, whole grains deliver health benefits

  • School Soda Bans Don't Keep Kids From Sugary Drinks
    Children just turn to sport and fruit drinks, study finds

  • Red Wine Antioxidant Could Give Metabolism a Boost
    Small study in obese men shows benefit from supplement containing resveratrol

  • Healthy Halloween Advice for Children With Diabetes
    Expert suggests ways for kids to keep blood sugar under control, without feeling deprived

  • Neighborhood Can Affect Obesity, Diabetes Risk
    Study found moving women out of poor neighborhoods reduced rates of both conditions

  • Diabetes Education Seems to Help Improve Blood Sugar Control
    Behavioral interventions, such as changing negative thinking, may offer even greater benefits

  • Men Develop Diabetes With Less Body Fat Than Women: Study
    Researchers say differences in fat distribution may be to blame

  • Juvisync Approved for Type 2 Diabetics With High Cholesterol
    Previously approved meds combined in one tablet

  • FDA Approves First Combo Drug for Diabetes, Cholesterol
    Juvisync combines Januvia and Zocor in one pill to lower blood sugar and bad cholesterol

  • Super-Tight Blood Sugar Control May Not Ease Mental Decline in Diabetics
    But, standard therapy might help slow cognitive troubles, experts say

  • More Frequent Doctor Visits May Benefit Diabetes Patients
    Quicker control of blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol might reduce complications, study says

  • Americans Spending More of Their Lives Struggling With Diabetes
    For obese, new study estimates between 2 and 6 extra years will be spent dealing with disease

  • Popular Diabetes Drugs May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
    But more studies are needed to see if this preliminary finding is accurate, researchers say

  • More Evidence Links Diabetes, Dementia
    Findings point up another reason to keep blood sugar levels in check, researchers say

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

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

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

  • Lifetime 'Dose' of Excess Weight Linked to Diabetes Risk
    Type 2 diabetes epidemic in the U.S. may loom even larger than previously predicted, researchers suggest

  • Healthy Living Can Cut Chances of Developing Diabetes
    Study finds risk can be reduced up to 80 percent, researchers say

  • Strokes Rising Among Teens, Young Adults: CDC
    Obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and other risk factors may be to blame, researchers say

  • Daily Hot Dog May Feed Diabetes Risk: Study
    Experts don't relish regular consumption of red meat, particularly processed forms

  • Weight Loss May Boost Sex Life of Obese, Diabetic Men
    Cutting calories can also have positive effects on urinary tract function, researchers say

  • Dentists May Be Able to Spot Undiagnosed Diabetes
    Periodontal disease an early complication of the blood sugar illness, researchers say

  • Building Muscle May Reduce Diabetes Risk, Study Says
    Any effort to get fit is laudable, expert notes

  • Caution Urged in Intensive Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
    Such therapy may double the risk of dangerously low blood glucose levels, study finds

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

  • Controversial Cholesterol Drug Might Lower Blood Sugar Levels in Diabetics
    But, torcetrapib, which raises 'good' cholesterol, showed heart risks in earlier trial that was halted

  • The Cycling Stud Who Shed His Couch Potato Skin
    Writer, who once flirted with type 2 diabetes, completes grueling two-day, 200-mile marathon

  • Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Saves Money: Study
    Preventive drug therapy saved money too, but wasn't as effective as lifestyle changes

  • Calories, Not Protein or Carbs, Are Key to Weight Loss: Study
    Diabetics gained similar benefits from low-fat diet emphasizing either proteins or carbohydrates

  • After Diabetes Diagnosis, Concentrate on Dietary Changes, Study Says
    Exercise made little difference in first year of treatment, researchers found

  • Diabetes on Upswing Worldwide
    Rate in U.S. rising twice as fast as in Western Europe, study finds

  • Class of Drugs Linked to Higher Heart Risk in Older Diabetics
    Researchers saw a lower risk with metformin, but experts say study's not the final word

  • Weight Loss Surgery May Cut Inflammation, Disease Risk
    Gastric bypass seems to reduce risk factors linked to diabetes, heart disease, study finds

  • Diabetic Kidney Disease Rising in the U.S.
    About 40 percent of diabetics will develop kidney disease, study says

  • High-Dose Statins May Increase Diabetes Risk
    But heart benefits still outweigh potential downside, study authors say

  • Some Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis May Cut Diabetes Risk
    Researchers suspect certain medications lower inflammation, insulin resistance

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Less Obese Patients: Study
    They experienced greater weight loss, remission of type 2 diabetes

  • Diabetics May Be at Greater Risk for Second Stroke
    But lowering cholesterol with statins reduces their odds for cardiovascular events, researchers say

  • Too Much TV Raises Risk of Diabetes, Heart Disease and Death
    Analysis found two hours a day increased chances of health problems by up to 20%

  • Impaired Heart Function Seen in Teens With Type 2 Diabetes
    Scans showed poor blood flow during exercise compared with other study participants

  • Exercise Helps Men Battling Diabetes and Sleep Apnea
    Low fitness level linked to higher risk of death among males with both conditions, study finds

  • In Diabetics, Good Scores on Bone Tests May Not Rule Out Risk
    People with normal bone density may be as prone to fracture as those with osteoporosis, study finds

  • Scientists Discover 'Ultra-Bad' Cholesterol
    Study of super-sticky LDL may spur new heart disease treatments for seniors, type 2 diabetics

  • Combo of Paxil, Pravachol May Raise Blood Sugar
    As many as 1 million Americans may take the antidepressant and statin together, researchers say

  • Simply Eating Less Fat May Cut Diabetes Risk
    Study identifies dietary change, not weight loss, as the key factor

  • Fat Cats, Dogs Developing Diabetes, Report Finds
    Illness jumped 32 percent in dogs in just five years

  • Fever During Pregnancy, Diabetes and Obesity May Raise Autism Risk
    But study finds births by C-section didn't seem to have any impact

  • Poor Sleep Might Worsen Diabetes
    Researchers recommend losing weight, paying more attention to value of sleep

  • Structured Exercise Programs Help Lower Blood Sugar, Study Finds
    People with type 2 diabetes benefited most from supervised activity, analysis finds

  • Tradjenta Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    The disease's most common form

  • Diabetes in Kids Comes With Hefty Price Tag
    Study finds medical costs are six times higher than for other young Americans

  • New Clues to How Gastric Bypass Surgery Combats Diabetes
    Levels of amino acids linked to insulin resistance drop right after procedure

  • Do Immune System Ills Help Drive Type 2 Diabetes?
    Findings from mouse, human research suggest new insights on the blood sugar disease

  • Low Glucose Levels May Raise Death Risk Among Older People
    Research shows those over 60 do best with intermediate control over blood sugar

  • Health Tip: Understanding Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes
    Are you more likely to acquire it?

  • Short Bursts of Exercise Good for the Heart: Study
    And it's not as time-consuming as less strenuous workouts, researchers say

  • Racial Disparities Remain for Health Care for Vets
    VA has made improvements, but more needs to be done, study says

  • Certain Diabetes Drugs Better for Heart Health, Study Finds
    Metformin, the usual first choice medication, said to lead the pack

  • Two Different Heart Drugs May Work Equally Well for High-Risk Patients
    Study found ARB, calcium channel blocker both helped those with hypertension, glucose intolerance

  • Nicotine Raises Blood Sugar Levels in Lab
    Finding may explain higher risk of diabetes complications in smokers, study says

  • Actos Cut Risk of Prediabetes Becoming Diabetes in Study
    It lowered chances by 72 percent but showed side effects, researchers say

  • Analysis Confirms Diabetes Drug May Harm the Heart
    Latest finding adds to evidence that Avandia raises risk of heart attack, death

  • In Men, Duration of Diabetes Linked to Raised Heart Risk
    More than 17 years of type 2 disease doubles the odds of a first heart attack, study finds

  • Metformin Still Best First-Line Type 2 Diabetes Drug
    It has the fewest side effects, costs less, concludes analysis

  • New Drug May Trim Insulin Injections to Just 3 a Week
    Phase 2 trial results offer diabetics hope for a simpler daily regimen

  • Blood Pressure Drug Delays Kidney Disease in Diabetics
    But experts are concerned about higher deaths from heart problems

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

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control May Put Some Diabetics at Risk
    Death risk higher in those with type 2 and heart disease striving for 'normal' glucose levels: study

  • Scientists Spot Another Gene Behind Type 2 Diabetes
    Finding might someday lead to targeted treatment, researchers say

  • Breast-Feeding May Cut Obesity Risk in Kids of Diabetic Moms
    Those breast-fed for at least 6 months were less likely to be overweight later, study found

  • Diabetes Social Networking Web Sites Vary in Quality
    Study finds some provide support, useful info; others push bogus 'cures'

  • In-Hospital Blood Sugar Levels Should Be Higher: Report
    New recommendations slightly higher than those of leading diabetes group

  • Appalachia, the South Home to Least-Active Americans: CDC
    Exercise can help ward off heart disease, cancer, diabetes, agency notes

  • Cold Viruses Appear Linked to Type 1 Diabetes
    Along with other factors, these viruses may trigger the disease, researchers say

  • Breast Cancer Patients With Diabetes May Fare Worse
    Having both diseases greatly increases the chances of dying, review finds

  • Bright Lights at Night May Raise Diabetes Risk
    Findings may be especially important for people who work the night shift, researcher says

  • Diabetes Soaring Among American Adults: Report
    The number of people treated for the illness rose more than two-fold between 1996 and 2007

  • In Women, Diabetes Plus Depression a Deadly Combo
    Depression may hinder disease management, researchers say

  • Whole-Fat Dairy Products May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study
    Rare fatty acid found more in whole milk, yogurt and cheeses, researcher explains

  • Exercise Combo Best for Type 2 Diabetes
    Alternating aerobic exercise and resistance training significantly lowered blood sugar, study finds

  • Diabetes, Depression Can Be Two-Way Street
    But experts note factors such as obesity, inactivity might also be at play

  • Despite FDA Warning, Avandia Use Varies Across U.S.
    Diabetes drug offers case study that some doctors don't get or heed alerts, study says

  • Diabetes Research Made Significant Strides in Past Year
    Advances in treating type 1 diabetes best news as World Diabetes Day approaches

  • Are You at Risk of Developing Diabetes?
    Know the risk factors and warning signs, experts advise

  • Childhood Abuse Linked to Diabetes Risk in Adult Women
    Stress of physical, sexual abuse may lead to weight gain, insulin resistance, study author suggests

  • Kombiglyze XR Approved for Adult Type 2 Diabetes
    For once-daily blood sugar control

  • Older Americans Sicker Than British Peers...
    ... But they live just as long, study suggests

  • Possible Genetic 'Switches' for Blood Sugar Control Detected
    But applications for diabetes years away, researchers say

  • Eating Whole Grains, Fewer Refined Grains, May Help Heart
    Substituting brown rice for white is one way to reduce harmful type of body fat, study finds

  • One-Third of U.S. Adults Could Have Diabetes by 2050: CDC
    'Alarming numbers' point to importance of healthier lifestyles in reversing the trend, experts say

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

  • Hospitalizations Way Up for Young Adults With Diabetes
    And women 20 to 39 affected more than men, study finds

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

  • Big Waist Raises Risk of Diabetes, Analysis Suggests
    Higher type 2 disease rates in U.S. versus U.K. may be due to greater levels of mid-section fat

  • Fat Cells Grow Differently in Belly Vs. Bottom
    In abdomen, cells expand in size, but in lower body, number of cells increases, scientists find

  • Treat High Blood Pressure in Blacks Aggressively: Experts
    International medical group recommends starting lifestyle changes, drug therapy earlier than usual

  • Hundreds of Genes May Influence Your Height
    Study debunks notion of a single 'short' or 'tall' determinant

  • U.S. Kids Filling Up on 'Empty Calories,' Study Finds
    Excess fats and added sugars will lead to health woes later on, experts say

  • Gum Disease More Common in U.S. Than Previously Thought
    Earlier reports may have underestimated by as much as 50%, experts say

  • How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lose Weight, Keep It Off: Study
    Intensive lifestyle change program yielded better results than support group

  • Metabolic Syndrome Doubles Heart Risk, Analysis Shows
    Urgent need to help people control obesity, blood pressure, cholesterol, insulin resistance, expert says

  • Dementia Warning Signs Identified in Type 2 Diabetics: Study
    High blood pressure, slow gait, self-reported bad health might signal decline, researchers say

  • Mouse Study May Help Explain Fish Oil's Benefits
    Giving rodents omega-3 fatty acids helped counteract inflammation that can lead to diabetes

  • Many Americans Don't Even Know They're Fat
    Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds 30 percent of those overweight think they're normal size

  • Diabetes Drug Metformin Linked to Lower Lung Cancer Rate in Mice
    Findings reflect those of population studies in humans, researchers say

  • Heart Risks the Same With 2 Diabetes Drugs: Study
    Finding conflicts with previous research that found Avandia riskier than Actos

  • Green, Leafy Vegetables Linked to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    More study needed to clarify role that diet plays in development of the disease, researchers say

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Cut Type 2 Diabetes Medication Use
    Study finds reduced drug and health care costs may make surgery a cost-effective alternative for some

  • Depression Linked to Slow Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
    Improving patients' coping skills may speed recovery, researchers suggest

  • Foot Doctors Can Help Diabetics Avoid Amputation: Study
    Podiatrists detect conditions that might lead to limb loss, experts say

  • Type 2 Diabetes Might Harm Young Brain, Study Suggests
    Obese teens with blood sugar disease did worse on cognition tests

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

  • Implantable Sensor Measures Blood Sugar Levels
    Wireless device transmitted accurate readings in pigs for more than a year, study shows

  • Shedding Pounds Saved One Woman's Life

  • Dementia May Differ in Those With and Without Diabetes
    Vascular disease most likely cause of brain impairment in diabetics, research shows

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

  • Changes in Fat Cells May Pave Way for Type 2 Diabetes
    May result in the 'hyperinflammation' seen in the disease, researchers say

  • Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Help All Diabetics: Study
    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
    Model works as well as individual counseling, researchers say

  • Latest Study on Diabetes Drug Avandia Finds No Heart Risks
    Report in direct contrast to other new research that found the opposite

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control in Older Diabetics May Not Reduce Heart Risk
    But intensive control does improve other conditions, including eye and kidney health, study finds

  • More Genes Implicated in Type 2 Diabetes
    Seem to be involved with insulin-making cells, insulin performance, scientists say

  • Diabetes Drug Avandia Ups Heart Risk, Reviews Conclude
    Two studies published in advance of FDA hearing on drug's fate

  • U.S. Report Finds Too Few Clinics Target Diabetes, Obesity
    Local centers need to face growing threat, federal researchers say

  • Drug Helps Tackle Type 2 Diabetes in New Way, Study Says
    But results suggest that dapagliflozin would be an 'add-on' rather than a replacement for regular therapy

  • Gaining Weight Later in Life Ups Diabetes Risk
    Increased waist circumference also increases type 2 chances, study finds

  • Age, Race May Affect Type 2 Diabetes Screening Results
    The recommended A1c blood test cutoff didn't accurately diagnose elderly Asians, study found

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

  • Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome in Studies
    Screening, supplementation could be beneficial, researchers suggest

  • Drug Combo Staves Off Type 2 Diabetes
    Low doses of metformin, Avandia cut risk by two-thirds in study

  • Caring for Diabetic Pets Helps Humans Get Healthier
    Owners learn more about the disease and how to prevent it, study finds

  • Fit People Release More Fat-Burning Molecules During Exercise
    And marathon runners generate far more than those who do moderate exercise, study shows

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

  • Common Diabetes Drug Linked to Vitamin B-12 Deficiency
    Type 2 patients taking metformin should get levels tested regularly, study suggests

  • More Steps a Day Lead to Better Health
    Study suggests walking may help prevent metabolic syndrome

  • One Sleepless Night Ups Insulin Resistance
    Increase in type 2 diabetes may be related to trend toward less sleep, researchers suspect

  • 'Healthy' Pre-Diabetics Still Face Heart Disease Threat
    Experts urge preventive steps for those at risk of developing high blood pressure, diabetes

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control May Not Harm Diabetics
    Re-analysis of a landmark study refutes link between intensive therapy, higher death risk

  • Injection Helps Treat Hard-to-Control Type 2 Diabetes
    Adding daily shot improves blood glucose levels when standard regimen fails, study finds

  • Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent Lung Cancer
    Metformin linked to tumor reduction in mouse study

  • Hormones Tied to Diabetes Might Also Influence Fertility
    Mouse study shows how type 2 disease can develop without obesity

  • Novel Method Eyed for Normalizing Blood Sugar
    Working with mice, diabetes researchers reactivate key cellular pathway

  • Diabetes Screening Should Start Sooner
    Study found checking for blood sugar disease earlier cut complications, costs

  • Diabetics Face Higher Death Risk After Cancer Surgery
    Study found they were 50% more likely to die in month following operation

  • Many Americans Unaware They Have Chronic Kidney Disease
    Those at risk for diabetes should be screened, researcher says

  • Researchers Identify 2 Genes Linked to Fatty Liver Disease
    Could yield better tests, treatments for condition that can cause liver damage, type 2 diabetes

  • Avandia Researchers' Financial Ties Questioned
    Review of studies on controversial diabetes drug points up conflicts of interest

  • Selenium Could Shield Against Diabetes
    High levels in men appear to be beneficial, study finds

  • Online, Phone Tests Assess Diabetes Risk
    Nearly 6 million Americans don't know they have type 2, experts say

  • Arthritis Drug May Fight Diabetes, Too
    Study finds that salsalate helps control blood sugar levels

  • 2 Drugs Fail to Prevent Diabetes in the Overweight
    Diovan, Starlix also had limited or no effect in shielding users from cardiovascular woes, study finds

  • Intense Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Therapies Don't Help Type 2 Diabetics
    Study findings underscore the importance of exercise and proper nutrition, expert says

  • Start Metformin Early for Best Results
    Study finds that diabetes drug works longer if started soon after diagnosis

  • Body's Response to Foods' Smell, Taste Could Be Diabetes Risk Factor
    A gene mutation could trigger key insulin reaction in some, researchers say

  • Whole Grains Take a Bite Out of Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    Simply selecting brown rice over white also makes a difference, researchers say

  • Coffee Is Generally Heart-Friendly
    But it may be linked to a slight rise in high blood pressure, researchers say

  • Having Prediabetes May Not Kick-Start Prevention Efforts
    Most people still didn't lose weight or exercise, study finds

  • Hormone Outperforms Insulin in Diabetic Mice
    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
    Controversial medicine raises users' heart risk, leaked files suggest, but agency still reviewing data

  • Excessive Weight Gain During Pregnancy Raises Gestational Diabetes Risk
    Women who pack on more pounds than recommended are most susceptible, researchers say

  • Dolphins May Warn of Health Risks in Humans
    Ecological, physiological similarities provide basis for insights, expert says

  • Bilberry Seems to Act Against Blood Sugar
    Researchers who did tests in mice suggest need for human trials

  • Small Increase in Diabetes Risk Noted in Statin Patients
    For many, benefits of lowering cholesterol outweigh drugs' downsides, researchers say

  • Diabetes Drugs Avandia, Actos Tied to Fractures in Women
    Those over 65 at greatest risk from thiazolidinedione use, study indicates

  • Soft Drinks Could Boost Pancreatic Cancer Risk
    Higher blood sugar, insulin levels might cause cells to divide abnormally, researchers say

  • Genome Mapped for Type 2 Diabetes
    Finding may further understanding of common diseases, researchers say

  • Diabetes Drug Helps Dieting Teens Lose Weight
    Metformin plus lifestyle changes might play a role in obesity treatment, researchers say

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control May Raise Risk of Death
    Guidelines should be revised to include a low limit for glucose levels, researchers say

  • Skipping Insulin May Not Be Uncommon
    Doctors need to be more attuned to patients' issues to stop risky practice, expert says

  • Victoza Sanctioned for Type 2 Diabetes
    But it may cause thyroid tumors and other side effects, FDA says

  • Newly Identified Gene Variants Linked to Diabetes
    Discovery could lead to new type 2 treatments, researchers say

  • Diabetes Drug Looks Safe for Heart Failure Patients
    Metformin might even improve advanced heart disease, researchers find

  • Race, Weight May Influence Success of Prostate Surgery
    Among diabetic men undergoing prostatectomy, obese whites have worse outcomes, study finds

  • Artificial Pancreas Prototype in Development for Type 1 Diabetics
    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation partners with Johnson & Johnson for medical first

  • U.S. Obesity Rates Leveling Off, But Still High
    And rates among boys aged 6-19 still climbing, government study finds

  • Genes May Put Black Americans at Risk for Diabetes
    Glucose metabolism appears to vary by race, research shows

  • Markers Predict Kids' Risk of Diabetes as Adults
    Review found higher blood pressure, body-mass index, blood fat and sugar levels spelled future trouble

  • New Guidelines Urge A1C Test for Diabetes Diagnosis
    Simple blood test may catch type 2 diabetes, prediabetes sooner, with no fasting

  • Diabetes Insight Could Lead to Better Treatments
    Inhibiting a key inflammatory pathway brought powerful results in mice and people, researchers say

  • Tighter Blood Sugar Control Not Best for Some Diabetics
    Other medical problems must be weighed first, study finds

  • Coffee, Tea Might Stave Off Diabetes
    Decaf may also offer some protection, study finds

  • Diabetes Drugs Go Head-to-Head in Study
    Metformin outperforms widely used sulfonylureas, but each patient will be different, experts say

  • Blood Sugar Intolerance May Predict Postpartum Ills
    Screening moms-to-be might offer early warning of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, researchers say

  • Diabetes Cases Expected to Double in 25 Years
    Soaring rates to bring unprecedented medical, economic burdens, study predicts

  • One Step Closer to New Diabetes Treatment
    Researchers identify role mitochondrial function plays in insulin production

  • Appalachia, Southeast Hit Hardest by Obesity and Diabetes
    CDC county-by-county analysis finds some areas with 1 in 10 adults already diabetic

  • Genes Linked to 'Pot' Belly
    And excess consumption of saturated fats raises obesity risk, researchers find

  • Americans Get Failing Grade on Diabetes Awareness
    Survey finds abundant myths about debilitating disease

  • Diet, Exercise Thwart Diabetes: Study
    Lifestyle changes really do work to prevent type 2, experts say

  • Red-Grape Compound May Improve Diabetes
    But so far resveratrol works only as an injection into the brain of mice, study finds

  • Healthier Neighborhoods Help Keep Diabetes at Bay
    Quality of local food stores and parks influences risk, research shows

  • Body Clock, Blood Sugar Control Seem Linked
    Findings could lead to better diabetes treatments, researchers predict

  • Anti-Aging Drug Closer to Reality
    Scientists extend lifespan of female mice and thwart diseases of old age in both sexes

  • Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Increase Fracture Risk
    Study adds to evidence of possible link between thiazolidinediones and bone fractures, researchers say

  • Irregular Heartbeat Risk Higher in Women With Type 2 Diabetes
    Reason behind gender difference isn't clear, researchers say

  • Diabetes Medications Don't Lower Inflammation
    Metformin, insulin have little effect on risk factor for heart disease, study finds

  • Discovery May Pave Way to Better Diabetes Care
    Newly discovered gene affects insulin resistance, study finds

  • Acupuncture May Help Relieve Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    Exercise also improves symptoms and related risk factors, study finds

  • Blueberry Drink Protects Mice From Obesity, Diabetes
    Lab results indicate that juice/bacteria combination could help people, too

  • Waist-Hip Ratio Good Gauge of Obesity in Elderly, Study Shows
    After age 70, body mass index is less effective in identifying unhealthy weight levels, researchers say

  • Mediterranean Diet May Be Best for Type 2 Diabetes
    Reduced need for meds, helped some lose weight compared to low-fat diet

  • Glucose Challenge in Pregnancy Could Predict Heart Disease
    Abnormal test results in those without gestational diabetes signals future heart risk, researcher says.

  • Avandia Raises Heart Failure Risk More Than Actos
    Diabetes drug shouldn't be used when there's a safer alternative, study says

  • Sex Hormone Protein May Predict Type 2 Diabetes
    Whether it causes the disease or is simply a marker for obesity is unclear

  • Older Diabetics Should Avoid Dementia Meds
    Combo linked to higher risk for hyperglycemia hospitalization in study

  • Cellular Protein Yields Clues to Diabetes, Alzheimer's
    Animal tests suggest humanin could have therapeutic benefits

  • Young Black, Hispanic Women Tend to Develop 'Love Handles'
    Midsection weight gain could increase their risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers warn

  • Final Rules Broaden Pool for Stem Cell Research
    Older stem cell lines eligible for U.S. research dollars, NIH says

  • Fat-Cell Protein May Reduce Diabetes Risk
    Higher levels of adiponectin linked in studies to lower incidence of type 2 diabetes

  • Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Often Overweight
    Study explores weight problems faced by youngsters with the disease

  • Obesity Rates Continue to Climb in U.S.
    Eight of 10 states with highest number of obese adults are in the South, report says

  • Comic Strip Aims to Educate Families About Diabetes
    Storyline tackles lack of information about the disease in the Hispanic community

  • Hormone Could Improve Diabetes Treatment
    Biomarker might predict how type 2 patients will respond to drugs, study shows

  • Weight-Loss Surgery Safe, Effective Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
    Research shows procedure is no more dangerous than other routine surgeries

  • Blood-Sugar Spikes Send Testosterone Levels Down
    Finding has implications for men with low levels of the hormone, experts say

  • Nicotine May Help Spur 'Prediabetes'
    Toxin ups cortisol levels, encourages insulin resistance, study finds

  • Effect of Strict Diabetes Control on Heart Still Unclear
    Reviews show it wasn't to blame for excess deaths in one trial, but when therapy starts could be key

  • Making Obese Mice Slim, Without Diet or Exercise
    Findings might someday help overweight humans, too, experts say

  • Among Obese Diabetics, Sleep Apnea May Be Common
    Study finds, though, that disorder often goes undiagnosed

  • Strict Blood Sugar Control Lowers Heart Risks in Diabetics
    It prevents many complications of chronic disease, experts say

  • Drug May Lessen Amputation Risk for Diabetics
    Researchers suggest that findings could alter treatment methods

  • Productivity Takes a Hit From Obesity, Diabetes
    More lost time signals need for workplace interventions, experts say

  • Antioxidants Blunt Exercise Benefit, Study Shows
    Vitamins C, E block creation of free radicals that promote insulin sensitivity, researchers say

  • Cycloset Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
    Helps control blood sugar via the brain

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

  • Laughter May Lower Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics
    Those who chuckled daily had better 'good' cholesterol than those who didn't, study shows

  • Severe Low Blood Sugar Ups Older Diabetics' Dementia Risk
    Study finds being hospitalized for hypoglycemia linked to mental decline

  • Heart Screening Not Effective for Type 2 Diabetics
    Imaging test doesn't single out those at high risk of trouble, study found

  • A Fat That May Keep You Thin
    'Brown' fat, previously unknown in adults, revs up calorie-burning, experts say

  • Dietary Changes Shield Latino Teens From Diabetes
    Study found high-fiber, low-sugar regimen reduced risk factors

  • Plain-Language Guides Detail Insulin Treatments
    U.S. agency compiles comparison of therapies for both doctors and patients

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm Boosts Death Risk for Diabetics
    Blood pressure and cholesterol should be controlled more aggressively, study suggests

  • Gene Explains How High-Fructose Diets Lead to Insulin Resistance
    Corn syrup more easily metabolizes to fat in liver, which may trigger disease, study says

  • 'Fasting Signal' Offers Clues to Insulin Resistance in the Obese
    Drugs blocking this communication may offer therapeutic benefits, mouse study finds

  • Health Tip: Understanding Metabolic Syndrome
    Factors that increase a person's risk of heart disease and diabetes

  • Diabetes Linked to Depression During and After Pregnancy
    Study was based on more than 11,000 low-income mothers

  • Out-of-Control Blood Sugar May Affect Memory
    Close monitoring can keep problem from advancing, experts say

  • Insulin May Protect Against Alzheimer's
    In lab study, diabetes treatments are found to slow damage

  • Saliva Test Could Monitor Type 2 Diabetes
    Test might one day replace current blood tests, researchers say

  • Diabetes Linked to Cognitive Problems
    Study found impairments were mild, but they could signal later trouble

  • Americans Consuming More Sugary Beverages
    Adults gulping an average of 300 calories every day, study finds

  • Doctors Urged to Screen Diabetics for Sleep Apnea
    Treatment may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

  • It Pays to Eat Less as You Age
    Cutting calories can cut down on pounds in middle age, study says

  • Health Care Spending in U.S. Grew at Lowest Rate in a Decade
    But consumers are still paying more for out-of-pocket expenses, reports say

  • Diabetes Epidemic Now Poses Challenges for Nursing Homes
    Care for aging people with the disease falls short, study finds

  • Gastric Bypass Halts Diabetes in Obese Teens
    Surgery could help them avoid long-term complications of blood sugar disease, scientists say

  • Dubious Drugs, Tainted Foods Top 2008's Health Stories
    But deaths from heart disease, cancer show encouraging drop

  • America Losing the Fight With Type 2 Diabetes
    Yet simple lifestyle changes can make all the difference

  • Rising Blood Sugar May Harm the Aging Brain
    And exercise might help offset the effect, study suggests

  • Exercise Protects Black Women From Type 2 Diabetes
    Brisk walking, limiting TV seems to benefit this high-risk group

  • Experts Say Blood Sugar Guidelines Remain Effective
    Despite conflicting studies, diabetes groups say good glycemic control still best course

  • 'Mediterranean'-Style Diet Best for Blood Sugar Control
    Another study finds type 2 diabetes increases cancer death risk

  • Children of Centenarians Face Lower Heart Risks
    Finding adds weight to belief that longevity runs in families

  • Gastric Bypass Success Sparks Debate
    Should older people and those with diabetes have the weight-loss surgery?

  • Fast Heart Rate Warns of Obesity, Diabetes
    And those conditions take toll on the heart, study says

  • 2 Diabetes Drugs Double Fracture Risk in Women
    Both Avandia and Actos lower bone density, new analysis shows

  • Depression Linked to Increase in Abdominal Fat
    Dutch researchers made the connection after studying adults ages 70 to 79

  • Chromosome Linked to Diabetics' Heart Risks
    Genetic variation identifies those with poor glucose control likely to have artery disease

  • Genetic Testing No Real Help in Predicting Type 2 Diabetes
    Traditional risk factors, such as obesity, are just as useful, studies find

  • Retired NFL Players Don't Face Greater Heart Risk
    Keeping physically active may help to tackle health threats, study says

  • Heart Failure Hospitalizations Up Sharply
    Epidemic linked to hypertension, obesity, diabetes, study shows

  • Aspirin Doesn't Guard Diabetics Against Heart Disease
    Second study found vitamins E, C did little to protect healthy men, either

  • Hormone Lowers Glucose Levels in Mice
    Injections of apelin appear to be similar to insulin, study says

  • Use of Kids' Meds on the Increase
    Obesity and its complications driving the trend, researchers say

  • Excess Weight Gain During Pregnancy a Risk to Mother and Child
    It doubles the chances of having a heavy baby, study finds

  • Rate of Diabetes Cases Doubles in 10 Years: CDC
    The obesity epidemic is fueling the type 2 disease epidemic, officials say

  • Consumer Group Seeks FDA Ban on Avandia
    Public Citizen cites liver failure deaths, other risks of adverse events for diabetes drug

  • Cost of Diabetes Care Has Doubled
    Newer, more expensive drugs, rising rates of blood sugar disease to blame, study finds

  • Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes Updated
    Lifestyle changes, the drug metformin remain recommended initial therapy

  • Women Smokers Prone to Dangerous Blood Vessel Condition
    Risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm is 8 times higher than in nonsmokers, study says

  • Vending Machines Found in Most Middle Schools
    Snacks, drinks sold not helping fight against childhood obesity, researcher notes

  • New Diabetes Drug Works Well in Trial
    Could be approved for U.S. market by next year, researcher says

  • Drug Fights Diabetic Eye Disease
    Retinopathy is a potentially blinding complication, but Atacand may help

  • Moderate Aerobic Exercise Lowers Diabetics' Liver Fat
    Study cites benefits for type 2 patients seeking to avoid cardiovascular problems

  • Chamomile Tea May Ward Off Diabetes Damage
    Rats fed herbal extract showed significant decrease in blood sugar levels

  • 'Healthy Fat' Chemical Aids Body's Metabolism
    Mouse study uncovers new class of hormones that could reverse obesity-related disease

  • Premixed Insulin May Offer Better Blood Sugar Control
    Study compared these formulations to long-acting insulin and other medications

  • New Noninvasive Device Could Control Diabetes
    Intestinal liner leads to significant drops in blood sugar levels, researcher says

  • Heavier People Have Heart Attacks Earlier
    12 years sooner for the most obese, new research finds

  • Once-Weekly Diabetes Drug Boosts Blood Sugar Control
    But Byetta has also been linked recently to patient deaths

  • Pancreatic Cells Turned Into Insulin-Producing Beta Cells
    Researchers say feat could lead to treatment for diabetes

  • 4 More Deaths Reported Among Byetta Patients
    Brings death toll to 6 associated with diabetes drug; exact cause unknown

  • LDL Cholesterol Tied to Increased Cancer Risk in Diabetics
    Using these levels as markers could help clinicians better treat patients, Chinese study finds

  • Poor Coordination in Childhood Tied to Adult Obesity
    Clumsiness at age 7, below-par motor skills at 11 linked to weight gain later, study says

  • Weight Loss After Diabetes Diagnosis Offers Big Benefits: Study
    And the improvements in blood sugar and blood pressure last, even if weight comes back

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

  • Diet Key to Diabetes Risk
    Fruits, vegetables, exercise reduce chances of blood sugar disease, studies find

  • Some Sweeteners Inhibit Enzyme Tied to Type 2 Diabetes
    Antioxidants in date sugar, dark brown sugars help control blood pressure, heart disease

  • U.S. Obesity Epidemic Continues to Grow
    One-quarter of Americans report being obese, CDC report says

  • Kids' Obesity May Lead to Epidemic of Adult Diabetes
    Impact has yet to be felt, since type 2 course may take 10 years to show, study says

  • New Spanish Consumer Guide Compares Diabetes Meds
    Publication aimed at assisting the 1 in 8 Hispanics with type 2 disease

  • FDA Panel Calls for More Testing of Diabetes Drugs
    Wants long-term studies to assure medications don't raise cardiovascular risks

  • Unhealthy Meals Dull Older Diabetics' Memory
    Antioxidant vitamins counter cognitive decline, but experts say eating healthy is better

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

  • Weight Loss After Gastric Bypass Is Key to Easing Diabetes
    Patients who dropped most pounds went off diabetes meds and into remission, study found

  • Diabetes Drug May Prevent Early Puberty in Young Girls
    Metformin delayed first menstruation, cut body fat for those at risk of insulin resistance

  • Study Ties Herpes Virus to Emerging Form of Diabetes
    French researchers say antibodies linked to disease found in Sub-Saharan Africans

  • Diabetes and Depression Go Hand-in-Hand
    And doctors need to be aware of the connection, study says

  • Diabetes Might Help Spur Hearing Loss
    Study finds higher rate of impairment among diabetics

  • Less Intensive Treatment Given Diabetic Women With Heart Disease
    They have poorer control of risk factors, less likely to get cholesterol-lowering meds

  • Fitness a Key Element in Determining Male Diabetic's Longevity
    7-year study found staying in good shape more important than weight

  • Weekly Drug Helps Type 2 Diabetics
    Longer-lasting exenatide maintained glucose levels, helped patients lose weight, study reports

  • Older Diabetics' Risk of Cardiac Ischemia Lower Than Thought
    Those 55 to 75 with type 2 disease have same odds for condition, regardless of screening

  • Doctors Urged to Look for Link Between Type 2 Diabetes, Sleep Apnea
    Group pushes new clinical practices to have patients presenting with one checked for other

  • Gum Care Helps Control Type 2 Diabetes and Its Complications
    Periodontal disease associated with higher levels of insulin resistance, studies say

  • Studies Differ on Benefits of Aggressive Blood Sugar Control
    But experts say controlling glucose levels is key for most diabetics

  • Scientists ID Gene Regulating Blood Glucose Levels
    Copies of variant don't boost type 2 diabetes risk but could suggest its causes

  • Two-Drug Combo Reduces Diabetic Kidney Damage
    Almost 25 percent of participants saw urine protein levels lowered significantly

  • Mediterranean Diet May Ward Off Type 2 Diabetes
    The eating plan is rich in fruits and vegetables and low in animal products

  • Enriched Cocoa Improves Blood Flow in Diabetics
    Natural compounds called flavanols may be responsible for the benefit, study says

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

  • Oxidized LDL Cholesterol Linked to Metabolic Syndrome
    Condition can lead to heart attack and stroke, researchers note

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

  • Decoding Muscle Stem Cell Development
    Nutrient restriction triggers pathway involved with life span, study finds

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

  • Diabetes Seems to Heighten Glaucoma Risk
    Regular screenings may help prevent irreversible nerve damage

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

  • Metabolic Syndrome Triggered by Overeating, Not Obesity
    Mouse study concludes weight gain is an early symptom, not a direct cause

  • Diabetic Eye Problem Linked to Heart Failure
    Retinopathy more than doubled the risk of heart problems, study found

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of Diabetes
    Signs that you may be diabetic

  • Aggressive Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Treatment Shows Some Benefit
    But jury still out on whether it makes difference in high-risk groups, study finds

  • Antipsychotic Drug Boosts Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes
    French study in rats finds olanzapine changes metabolism in weeks

  • Normal Weight Doesn't Always Equal Healthy Weight
    Many have high percentages of body fat, leaving them prone to heart disease, diabetes

  • Avandia May Slow Atherosclerosis After Bypass Surgery
    But this new study of diabetes drug doesn't prove it's safe, critics say

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

  • Diabetes Drug Slows Clogging of Arteries
    Actos better at fighting plaque build-up than older medication, study finds

  • Lung Capacity Declines Faster With Diabetes
    Finding shows respiratory system suffers collateral damage from blood sugar disease

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

  • Diabetes' Toll Continues to Grow
    But it's not too late to protect yourself and your family, experts say

  • Health Tip: When You're Diabetic and Sick
    Have an advance plan

  • Constant High Blood Sugar Disables Insulin 'Off' Switch
    Researchers say mouse study reversing that pattern offers hope of new diabetes treatments

  • National Effort Needed to Address Hyperglycemia in Heart Patients
    American Heart Association says high blood sugar condition linked to high mortality

  • Low-Carb Diets Better Than Low-Fat Diets at Preventing Diabetes
    Even if coupled with high animal fat and protein, risk did not increase, study claims

  • Deaths Halt Part of Large Diabetes Trial
    Increased mortality seen in patients receiving aggressive drug therapy to cut blood sugar levels

  • Aggressive Diabetes Therapy Lowers Death Risk, Study Finds
    Danish researchers point to treatment of multiple risk factors at once

  • Caffeine Could Spell Trouble for Diabetics
    Consuming equivalent of 4 cups a day led to spikes in blood sugar levels

  • Diabetes Rates Continue to Soar
    Trend will lead to health and economic trouble for U.S., report says

  • Diabetes' Health Toll Hits $174 Billion Annually
    Costs have climbed 32% since 2002, study finds

  • Stem Cells Finally Found in Pancreas
    Discovery could lead to new treatments for diabetes, researchers say

  • U.S. Deaths Down From Heart Disease, Stroke
    But childhood obesity epidemic could undo gains, heart association says

  • High Blood Sugar Boosts Women's Heart Disease Risk
    Men don't seem to be as prone to problem, study finds

  • Childhood Diabetes Boosts Risk for Kidney Problems
    Lifestyle changes are key to avoiding complications, doctors say

  • Diabetes Group Backs Low-Carb Diets
    Recommendations cite importance of restricted calorie intake for diabetics wanting to manage their weight

  • Older Diabetics Using Avandia Face Increased Death Risk
    Canadian study also found those over 65 more likely to have heart trouble with drug

  • Kidney Disease Increasing in U.S.
    More obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure are driving the trend, study says

  • Peripheral Artery Disease Up Sharply Among U.S. Women
    The condition, which is symptomless, can lead to heart attack and stroke

  • Health Tip: Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes
    Lifestyle is a major player

  • Randy Jackson Takes Aim at Diabetes
    American Idol judge is part of a campaign to stress the disease's link to heart disease

  • Low Doses of Red Wine Chemical May Fight Diabetes
    Resveratrol has already been shown to offer heart benefits

  • Older Blacks, Latinos Struggle With Diabetes Control
    Their levels of blood sugar tend to be higher than for whites, study finds

  • Fat Builds Up in Hearts Before Diabetes Onset
    Technique giving researchers static image of beating heart could be new screening tool

  • Blood Pressure Drug Combo Helps Diabetic Hearts
    Large, long-term global study shows diuretic plus ACE inhibitor reduced risk of dying from heart disease

  • Study Details Heart Risks to Diabetics
    From angina to severe heart attacks, the death rate is higher than for non-diabetics

  • Diabetes Drug Should Stay Despite Heart Risks, U.S. Advisers Say
    FDA panel says Avandia offers benefits to people with type 2 disease

  • Low-Carb Diets Combat Metabolic Syndrome
    Researchers find out how the diets seem to reduce appetite, weight

  • Older Diabetes Drug Sometimes the Best Choice
    Metformin doesn't cause weight gain and can decrease 'bad' cholesterol, study finds

  • Drugs Old and New May Fight Diabetes
    Anti-malaria drug cut disease risk, and new drugs helped diabetics lose weight

  • Pumpkin Extract Aids Insulin Production
    Compound regenerated damaged pancreatic cells in diabetic rats, researchers say

  • Selenium Supplements Boost Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    Chances were 50% higher among those taking 200 micrograms daily, study finds

  • Rise in Child Chronic Illness Could Swamp Health Care
    Diabetes, asthma will follow American kids as they age, experts warn

  • U.S. Predicts Diabetes Epidemic to Go On Unchecked
    As cases increase, so will accompanying health problems, experts predict

  • U.S. Women Lagging in Diabetes Care, Study Suggests
    Death rates are down for men but up for women

  • FDA Seeks Strictest Warning for Diabetes Drugs
    The request concerning Avandia and Actos was issued May 23 but not made public until Wednesday

  • Researchers ID Genes for Some Common Diseases
    They include arthritis, diabetes, heart disease; finding could revolutionize medicine, expert says

  • New Study Finds No Significant Heart Attack Risk From Diabetes Drug
    Finding conflicts with previous research on Avandia; experts still express concern

  • Nursing Homes Need Better Diabetes Care
    Study urges new protocols for monitoring patients' blood sugar, cardio risk factors

  • Type 2 Diabetes Takes Toll on Teens
    Doctors need to use more aggressive measures to treat, prevent disease, experts say

  • Doctors Not Ready to Abandon Diabetes Drug
    Study that links Avandia to heart attacks needs further exploration, experts say

  • Premature Babies Face Future Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure Problems
    But the threats can be managed through proper diet and exercise, study says

  • Diet Rich in Cereal Fibers May Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
    The nutrient magnesium may also offer protective effects, German study says

  • Dramatic Rise in U.S. Kids Hospitalized for Type 2 Diabetes
    Study authors lay the blame on the obesity epidemic

  • Studies Uncover Genes Boosting Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    But it's not an excuse not to eat right and exercise, expert says

  • Sopranos Star Tackles Health Role
    Aida Turturro hits the road to educate people about diabetes

  • Gene Variant Linked to Obesity, Diabetes
    Finding could lead to new avenues of treatment, researchers say

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Help Treat Type 2 Diabetes
    Study finds long-term glucose levels dropped significantly after 13 weeks of treatment

  • Diabetes May Lead to Precursor of Alzheimer's
    Consequences could be huge, given the epidemic of the blood-sugar disease

  • Diabetes Epidemic Spreading Worldwide: Experts
    Western diets, more cars taking their toll in developing world

  • Diabetes May Be Even Bigger Threat Than Feared
    Canadian survey finds 2005 rates surpassed levels predicted for 2030

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

  • New Type 2 Diabetes Drug Delays Disease Progression
    But side effects include cardiovascular risks, study finds

  • 'Double Diabetes' a New Threat
    The obesity epidemic is leading more people to develop type 1 and type 2 disease

  • New Diabetes Drug Helps Lower Blood Sugar
    Januvia part of a new class of medications

  • FDA OKs New Oral Drug for Type 2 Diabetes
    Januvia, a member of new class of medicines, enhances release of insulin

  • High Blood Sugar Increases Risk of Blood Clots After Surgery
    Study finds a sixfold higher threat of pulmonary embolism after hip or knee replacements

  • Appetite Hormone May Combat Type 2 Diabetes
    Mouse study finds leptin keeps body from overproducing insulin

  • Exercise: The Antidote for a High-Fat Meal
    Even a mild workout reverses arterial damage, study suggests

  • 31 States Record Increases in Adult Obesity
    Two-thirds of Americans now at risk of diseases like diabetes, heart disease, report finds

  • Oral Medications Can Replace Insulin for Many With Rare Neonatal Diabetes
    Presence of genetic mutations signals the ability to switch treatments

  • Young Type 2 Diabetics More Likely to Suffer Kidney Failure
    Study of Native American tribe may have prevention message for all, researchers say

  • Gene Variant Ups Type 2 Diabetes Risk
    But lifestyle changes, such as exercise, counteract effects of this gene, study suggests

  • New Type 2 Diabetes Cases Have Doubled in 30 Years
    Obesity is to blame and consequences could overwhelm U.S. health-care system, experts say

  • Protein Linked to Insulin Resistance in Humans
    Discovery could lead to targeted therapies for preventing type 2 diabetes

  • Overweight Ups Your Diabetes Risk
    35 percent of heavy 18-year-old women will develop the disease, study finds

  • Many Doctors Aren't Treating Diabetes Aggressively Enough
    This is true for patients with high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar, studies find

  • Childhood Obesity Leads to Adolescent Obesity
    Kids don't outgrow 'baby fat,' researchers report

  • School Soda Ban Called Good First Step
    But more needs to be done to combat childhood obesity epidemic, experts say

  • Obesity Driving Diabetes Epidemic
    New study confirms suspicions that it's a major factor in troubling trend

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

  • Inhaled Insulin Approved for Diabetics
    First new delivery option in decades

  • On-the-Job Stress Bad for the Heart
    British study links it to increase in risk factors for cardiovascular disease

  • Many Diabetics Tempt Health Risks
    Left uncontrolled, the disease can cause heart disease, blindness, even amputation

  • Molecular Link Between Diet, Type 2 Diabetes Discovered
    High-fat fare suppresses enzyme that controls insulin production, study finds

  • 'Double Diabetes' Poses Double Threat
    More Americans are developing both forms of the blood sugar disease, experts say

  • Diabetes Drug Pulls Double Duty
    Actos cut risk of second heart attack in patients with type 2 diabetes, study finds

  • Cholesterol Drug Cuts Cardiovascular Risks for Diabetics
    Large study found Tricor lowered number of coronary events, other vessel complications

  • Eating Out Poses Health Risks for Kids
    They're prone to high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease, study finds

  • Heart Disease, Diabetes Are Preventable
    Better habits could prevent 80% of heart disease, 90% of type 2 diabetes, expert says

  • New Diabetes Drug Poses Danger to Patients, Cardiologists Say
    Researchers urge FDA to delay approval of muraglitazar

  • Fasting Glucose Levels May Not Be Best Indicator of Diabetes Risk
    Study suggests other factors, such as obesity, also need to be considered

  • Metabolic Syndrome Termed a Growing U.S. Health Threat
    Panel urges greater awareness of condition that causes heart problems, diabetes

  • Brain Protein Influences Weight Gain
    Drugs modeled on SH2-B may help fight diabetes, obesity, experts say

  • New Diabetes Gene Discovered
    Finding could help most of those with type 2 diabetes, researchers say

  • Vision Problems Occur During Pre-Diabetes
    Eight percent of patients may have diabetic retinopathy, study finds

  • Once-Daily Pill Lowers Blood Sugar and Cholesterol in Diabetics
    Therapy could simplify treatment for many with the disease, experts say

  • Most Type 2 Diabetics Aren't Managing Their Disease
    New public awareness campaign hopes to reverse the problem

  • Metabolic Syndrome Plagues Some Who Survive Testicular Cancer
    Researcher suggests chemotherapy may contribute to complication

  • Health Risks Escalate for Overweight Kids
    Study finds unexpected differences between blacks, whites

  • New Diabetes Drug Comes From Lizard
    Gila monster derivative helps manage blood sugar

  • Too Little Sleep Could Cause Diabetes
    But snoozing too much might also be trouble, new research contends

  • Compound Could Lessen Damage of Fast Food
    Researchers test form of cellulose that slows fat absorption, reduces diabetes risk

  • Supersized in the NFL
    More pro football players are obese, study finds

  • Mom's Poor Diet Can Up Diabetes Risk in Child
    Nutrition might affect fetal pancreas, mouse study suggests

  • 3 Risky Diabetes Drugs May Be Safe for Heart Patients
    Study finds drugs that FDA says should not be given actually may help diabetics.

  • Heart Threats May Lead to Nerve Damage in Diabetics
    High blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity increase risk of neuropathy, study says

  • Type 2 Diabetes Striking at Younger Age
    Average age of diagnosis has dropped from 52 to 46, study finds

  • Fast Food Linked to Obesity, Insulin Problems
    Finding suggests the fare could contribute to onset of diabetes

  • Hormone in Fat Mimics Insulin
    Finding may lead to new treatments for diabetes

  • Beware Complications Linked to Diabetes
    Poor control of the disease can lead to eye, heart, kidney and nerve damage

  • Diabetics Suffering Less From Heart Disease
    Study finds big declines, but improvements needed

  • A New Target For a Fat-Fighting Drug
    Blocking enzyme might flush fats from body, researchers say

  • Premature Birth Linked to Insulin Resistance
    Study suggests metabolic processes may be programmed during pregnancy

  • Pre-diabetes: Ignore It at Your Own Peril
    Doctors say 41 million Americans have the condition

  • Tackling Anemia in Diabetics
    Study looks at whether that cuts cardiovascular risks

  • Blood Pressure Drugs Protect Diabetics' Kidneys
    One drug prevents early problems, the other halts progression of disease

  • Antipsychotics Tied to Insulin Problems in Kids
    echo link already found for adults

  • Study Suggests How Obesity Causes Diabetes
    Stress on cells seems to contribute to insulin resistance, researchers say

  • Insulin Therapy Linked to Colorectal Cancer
    Duration of therapy may elevate risk, small study suggests

  • Nondiabetics Should Watch Blood Sugar, Too
    Study finds high levels a heart risk for them, also

  • Tight Glucose Control Needed for Diabetics
    Analysis suggests ways to ward off heart disease

  • Diabetes Rampant Among Native Americans
    Disease relatively new to population, but manageable

  • Protein May Explain Heart Risk in Diabetics
    Increased activity might lead to heart failure

  • Sugary Drinks Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes
    Study finds risks rise along with soda, fruit punch consumption

  • Pancreas Could Harbor Stem Cells
    Potential stem cells may lead to new diabetes treatments

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

  • Statins Benefit Diabetics, Regardless of Cholesterol Levels
    The drugs reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and death

  • Tomato Juice May Cut Clotting in Diabetics
    Study found juice thinned blood of those with type 2 version of the disease

  • New Way to Treat Type 2 Diabetes Developed
    Israeli scientists say technique may also be useful with Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

  • Simple Test Predicts Diabetes Amputation Success
    Keeping blood sugar low could save lower limbs, research finds

  • On-the-Job Exercise Helps Diabetics
    Even light lifting reduces heart risk, study finds

  • Type 2 Diabetics Should Avoid Caffeine
    It affects the body's ability to control insulin levels, study says

  • Weight-Loss Regimen for Diabetics Questioned
    Small number of pounds shed may not be worth it in long run