Diabetes in the News

Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows

11/20/2014 - Increases also seen for prediabetes, undiagnosed diabetes care

Nearly 3 in 10 Americans With Diabetes Don't Know It: Study

11/18/2014 - Many had even seen a doctor in the past year, researchers report

Sleep Apnea Linked to Kidney Disease Progression in Diabetics

11/14/2014 - 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

11/06/2014 - New research suggests gastric bypass as safe as appendix or gallbladder removal

Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Type 2 Diabetes Risk, Study Shows

11/03/2014 - 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

10/28/2014 - Researchers find this commonly used medication controls blood sugar for many

Colleges Could Do More for Students With Chronic Ills, Study Finds

10/27/2014 - 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

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