Diabetes in the News

Just a Half Hour of Lost Sleep Linked Weight Gain

03/05/2015 - And that sleep shortage may have implications for diabetes, study says

Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

03/05/2015 - Large Finnish study found a nearly 50 percent increase in people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs

Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too

03/03/2015 - Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better

03/02/2015 - Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

Get Checked for Diabetes While Getting Your Teeth Cleaned?

02/26/2015 - 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

02/23/2015 - Association was found even when people weren't overweight, researchers said

Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

02/19/2015 - Experts say shortchanging nightly snooze affects hormone that controls blood sugar levels

Blood Pressure Meds Lower Heart, Stroke Risks in Diabetics: Analysis

02/10/2015 - Patients did better even if they didn't actually have high blood pressure

Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women

01/15/2015 - Study confirms the value of an overall healthy diet

Are Seniors With Diabetes Overtreated?

01/12/2015 - Very tight blood sugar control can pose problems without benefits, study says

Night Shift May Boost Black Women's Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

01/12/2015 - Odds are highest for younger women and those doing shift work for many years

Study Reinforces Link Between Low Birth Weight, Diabetes Risk

01/08/2015 - Possible reasons include insulin resistance, problems with blood vessel lining and high blood pressure

PTSD May Raise Women's Risk for Diabetes

01/07/2015 - Obesity, antidepressants could play a role in the connection, study suggests

High Blood Sugar in Heart Failure Patients May Point to Risk of Early Death

01/07/2015 - Even normal but slightly elevated levels can signal trouble, study notes

Weight-Loss Surgery May Extend Lives, Study Finds

01/06/2015 - Results applied to older men and women, even with other health problems

Poverty Makes Diabetes Care Tougher, Study Reports

12/29/2014 - Too little money for food, housing and medicine affects disease management

Nearly All Diabetics Should Be on Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs: Experts

12/23/2014 - New guidelines from the American Diabetes Association recommend greater statin use

Diabetes Drug Metformin Safe for Patients With Kidney Disease: Review

12/23/2014 - Alternative medications more costly, have more side effects, researchers say

Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

12/19/2014 - 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

12/17/2014 - Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say