Diabetes in the News

Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk

04/15/2015 - Each threatens brain health, and combination is worse, study suggests

More TV Time May Mean Higher Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

04/02/2015 - People with prediabetes were 3.4 percent more prone to get full-blown disease for every hour watched daily

Study Ties Frequent Antibiotic Use to Higher Odds for Type 2 Diabetes

03/25/2015 - Data on 1 million people suggests a higher risk of the illness linked to changes in gut microbes

Latest Diabetes Care Guidelines Focus on Individual Approach

03/23/2015 - Blood sugar goals higher for some; Asian-Americans need screening at lower weights; statins for those over 40

Adopting U.S. Culture Ups Diabetes Risk in Mexican-American Kids

03/23/2015 - Greater use of English and more non-Hispanic friends increased risk of disease, study finds

Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men

03/23/2015 - Researchers say a protein in muscle might be culprit behind type 2 diabetes gender gap

Medicaid Expansion Spotted Many Undiagnosed Diabetes Cases

03/23/2015 - Study finds changes under Affordable Care Act also made treatment available

2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes

03/19/2015 - Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

Diabetes Groups Call for Greater Scrutiny of Insulin Pumps

03/17/2015 - American and European associations want more standardization of new technologies

Could the Future Be Finger-Stick Free for Diabetics?

03/13/2015 - New devices make monitoring blood sugar easier, but needle not eliminated yet

U.S. Doctors, CDC Join Forces in New Diabetes Prevention Effort

03/12/2015 - Getting the millions of Americans at risk for type 2 tested is the first step, experts say

Mom's Age at Childbirth Tied to Son's Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

03/06/2015 - Boys born to women in their late 20s, early 30s appeared to have the lowest risk, study found

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