Diabetes in the News

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

FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

08/01/2014 - Jardiance works by boosting excretion of sugar from the kidneys, agency says

Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

07/25/2014 - Researchers cite many possible reasons for the effect, including hormonal changes

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