Diabetes in the News

High-Salt Diets Could Double Risk of Heart Woes for Diabetics

07/22/2014 - Risk even greater for people whose diabetes isn't well-controlled, study finds

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

07/21/2014 - And women tend to fare worse than men, study finds

Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds

07/21/2014 - But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

Protein Temporarily Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Mice

07/16/2014 - Scientists report that injection lowered blood sugar levels, improved insulin insensitivity

Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics

07/11/2014 - But device is still a long way from use by people

Insulin Pumps May Outperform Daily Injections for Type 2 Diabetes: Study

07/03/2014 - 6-month blood sugar control was better with the devices compared to needles, researchers say

FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication

06/30/2014 - Afrezza is taken at mealtimes, along with long-acting insulin or standard diabetes pills

Shortage of Doctors Who Treat Diabetes Looming

06/20/2014 - There are already too few specialists treating hormone disorders, expert says

U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain

06/19/2014 - Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say

06/16/2014 - New studies look at the emotional fallout from type 1 and type 2 disease

Blacks May Respond Better Than Whites to Diabetes Drug Metformin

06/12/2014 - 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

06/10/2014 - 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

06/10/2014 - 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

06/10/2014 - Other experts dispute the study's conclusions

Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk of Diabetes, Research Suggests

06/06/2014 - 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

06/03/2014 - It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

1 in 10 Heart Attack Patients May Have Undiagnosed Diabetes

06/03/2014 - Recognizing and treating the disease early may prevent cardiovascular complications, study author says

Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics

05/30/2014 - One-third who took Victoza lost 10 percent of body weight, researchers say

Diabetics Fare Worse After Heart Surgery, Study Finds

05/29/2014 - Poorer results, higher costs seen in heart bypass patients with blood sugar disease

Obesity Crisis Has Scaled Even the Himalayas

05/28/2014 - Rates in remote mountain villages are five times higher than two decades ago