Diabetes in the News

Impotence Drug Might Counter Common Gene Mutation in Type 2 Diabetes: Study

10/09/2014 - 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

10/07/2014 - Members of independent panel of health experts say science now supports more aggressive testing

Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk: Study

10/03/2014 - Women with this form of arthritis are more susceptible, researchers say

Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key

09/30/2014 - 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

09/25/2014 - Researchers uncover new genetic mutations, other contributing factors

Can All Work and No Play Make You Diabetic?

09/25/2014 - Blue-collar jobs of 55 hours a week or more might raise your risk, study says

Diabetes Rates Leveling Off in U.S.

09/23/2014 - 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

09/22/2014 - Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid

Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

09/19/2014 - New drug helps regulate blood sugar

Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study

09/19/2014 - But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say

FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

09/19/2014 - Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says

Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds

09/12/2014 - 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

09/11/2014 - 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

09/10/2014 - Cholesterol-lowering drugs might protect against damage to small blood vessels, researchers report

Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds

09/02/2014 - 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

08/21/2014 - Study found association regardless of their current weight

40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects

08/13/2014 - Rates for black women and Hispanics even higher at 50 percent

Coaching May Help Diabetics Battle Depression, Disease Better

08/06/2014 - Study found mental health sessions allowed patients to manage blood sugar levels more effectively

Cholesterol Drugs' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effects, Review Finds

08/05/2014 - 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

08/04/2014 - Most amputations are preventable with earlier treatment, researchers note