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27 Oct
Cutting Carbs Could Cut Your Risk for Diabetes

Cutting Carbs Could Cut Your Risk for Diabetes

People at risk for developing diabetes could help themselves now by eating fewer carbs, according to new research.

While low-carb diets are a common next step for someone diagnosed with the disease, people who are

24 Oct
Permanently Bent 'Trigger Finger' Can Be Hallmark of Diabetes

Permanently Bent 'Trigger Finger' Can Be Hallmark of Diabetes

A finger that “locks” can be a telltale sign of another condition: Diabetes.

Researchers suspected that this trigger finger, often in the ring fin...

18 Oct
Over a Million Americans Are Rationing Insulin Due to High Cost

Over a Million Americans Are Rationing Insulin Due to High Cost

More than 1 million Americans with diabetes have to ration lifesaving insulin because they can't afford it, a new study shows.

Many people del...

12 Oct
Years of Diabetes Could Speed Onset of Menopause

Years of Diabetes Could Speed Onset of Menopause

The earlier a woman is diagnosed with diabetes, the sooner she may enter menopause, new research shows.

Rates of diabetes have grown steadily, so researchers wanted to understand the long-term implications of

23 Sep
Not Just Obesity: Everyone May Have a 'Fat Threshold' for Type 2 Diabetes

Not Just Obesity: Everyone May Have a 'Fat Threshold' for Type 2 Diabetes

If you are one of the millions of people with type 2 diabetes, losing weight can help reverse the blood sugar disease even if you aren't overweight or obese, new research reveals.

Here's the proof: 70% of...

22 Sep
Big Studies Test Effectiveness of Common Diabetes Meds

Big Studies Test Effectiveness of Common Diabetes Meds

Two common diabetes medications seem to outperform two others when it comes to controlling blood sugar levels, a large U.S. trial has found.

The trial of more than 5,000 people with type 2 ...

22 Sep
A Honey of a Study: Well-Fed Bears Give Clues to Human Diabetes

A Honey of a Study: Well-Fed Bears Give Clues to Human Diabetes

Every year, hibernating bears are able to feast, pack on a huge amount of weight and then lie around for months -- all without suffering the health consequence of diabetes. Now researchers are closer to understanding their secret.

Scientists with the Washington State Uni...

21 Sep
Late Bedtimes Could Raise Your Odds for Diabetes, Heart Trouble

Late Bedtimes Could Raise Your Odds for Diabetes, Heart Trouble

If you're constantly burning the midnight oil, you may be setting yourself up for type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

When compared with folks who go to bed early and wake with the sun, night owls are more likely to be insulin-resistant, a new study finds. When the body d...

19 Sep
Have a Cuppa: Tea Might Lower Your Odds for Diabetes

Have a Cuppa: Tea Might Lower Your Odds for Diabetes

Now might be a good time to brew another cup of tea.

Researchers studying the impact of tea found that drinking four or more cups of black, g...

05 Sep
Experimental Insulin-in-a-Pill Shows Promise in Rat Study

Experimental Insulin-in-a-Pill Shows Promise in Rat Study

People with type 1 diabetes who need to inject insulin a few times a day could eventually be switching to an easier-to-take tablet that dissolves inside the cheek.

Canadian re...

03 Sep
Too Often, Diabetes & Hearing Loss Go Together

Too Often, Diabetes & Hearing Loss Go Together

Though it's not clear how diabetes may be related to

24 Aug
Certain Painkillers Raise Heart Failure Risk in People With Type 2 Diabetes

Certain Painkillers Raise Heart Failure Risk in People With Type 2 Diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes might face a substantially increased risk of heart failure if they take ibuprofen or some other type of nonsteroidal anti-in...

26 Jul
Fasting Diet Could Help Folks With Type 2 Diabetes

Fasting Diet Could Help Folks With Type 2 Diabetes

Intermittent fasting might help people with type 2 diabetes better control their blood sugar levels, a new study has found.

People with diabetes who restricted their eating to within a daily 10-hour window wound up with blood sugar levels in the normal range for about th...

13 Jun
Diabetes May Mean Worse Long-Term Outcomes for Breast Cancer Survivors

Diabetes May Mean Worse Long-Term Outcomes for Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast cancer is tough to beat, but if you also have diabetes and poor blood sugar control your long-term risk of death rises, researchers report.

Their study included 48...

13 Jun
Do You Live in a 'Hot Spot' for Diabetes Complications?

Do You Live in a 'Hot Spot' for Diabetes Complications?

Texas and Florida are big U.S. centers for Americans dealing with short- and long-term diabetes complications, a new study shows.

The findings could help direct support to people who need it the most, according to the researchers.

"Our analysis has enabled us to cr...

17 May
Could Herpes Viruses Help Drive Type 2 Diabetes?

Could Herpes Viruses Help Drive Type 2 Diabetes?

Certain common viruses, including the genital herpes virus, might contribute to the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study hints.

Type 2 diabetes is a highly prevalent disease, with older age and obesity being two of the major risk factors. Now the

12 May
How Empty Cupboards Can Raise Diabetes Risk

How Empty Cupboards Can Raise Diabetes Risk

Young adults who struggle to afford food face an increased risk of diabetes later in life, possibly due...

15 Apr
Avoiding Diabetes May Include Avoiding Meat

Avoiding Diabetes May Include Avoiding Meat

Eating a healthy plant-based diet may help you head off type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

Healthy plant-based foods include fruits, v...

15 Apr
1 in 4 Adults Has Liver Disorder That Ups Heart Risks

1 in 4 Adults Has Liver Disorder That Ups Heart Risks

Alcohol abuse is a known cause of liver disease. But one in four adults worldwide has a liver condition not connected to drinking that ups the risk of heart disease, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement.

29 Mar
Rise in Birth Defects for Babies Whose Fathers Took Common Diabetes Drug

Rise in Birth Defects for Babies Whose Fathers Took Common Diabetes Drug

Babies born to fathers who were taking the common diabetes drug metformin may have a slightly increased risk of certain birth defects, a large new study suggests.

Among over 1 million babies...

16 Feb
Girls With Type 2 Diabetes at Higher Risk for Ovarian Cysts

Girls With Type 2 Diabetes at Higher Risk for Ovarian Cysts

Here's yet another consequence of America's childhood obesity epidemic: New research shows that girls with type 2 diabetes can set themselves up for developing a condition known as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

02 Feb
Gruesome Warning Images on Soda Labels Could Cut Consumption

Gruesome Warning Images on Soda Labels Could Cut Consumption

Images of fat-laden, diseased hearts and blackened, rotting feet might be the last thing you expect to see on the label of a can of soda that your child desperately wants, but would such drastic health warnings about the long-term dangers of sugar stop you from buying it?

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27 Jan
Did Your Gene Screen Turn Up Dangerous DNA? Study Finds Real Risk Is Low

Did Your Gene Screen Turn Up Dangerous DNA? Study Finds Real Risk Is Low

Most gene variants that have been labeled "pathogenic" may make only a small difference in a person's risk of actually developing disease, a new study suggests.

Scouring genetic data on more than 72,000 individuals,

25 Jan
How Many Steps to Walk Away From Diabetes?

How Many Steps to Walk Away From Diabetes?

When older people cut back on physical activity, their risk of type 2 diabetes rises. But walking regularly can help, a new study suggests.

The more steps you take -- and the more intensely you walk -- the lower your odds for

05 Jan
Insulin Isn't the Only Blood Sugar Regulator

Insulin Isn't the Only Blood Sugar Regulator

Scientists have known for 100 years that insulin is the body's main mechanism for controlling blood sugar levels, but researchers have now discovered a second hormone does the same job a bit differently -- and they say it could be a new target for treating diabetes.

The ...

05 Jan
'Benign' Adrenal Gland Tumors Might Cause Harm to Millions

'Benign' Adrenal Gland Tumors Might Cause Harm to Millions

Millions of people are at increased risk of type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure and don't even know it, due to a hidden hormone problem in their bodies.

As many as 1 in 10 people have a non-cancerous tumor on one or both of their adrenal glands that could cause the g...

20 Dec
Many Overweight Kids Already Have Hardened Arteries, Diabetes

Many Overweight Kids Already Have Hardened Arteries, Diabetes

If your children struggle with their weight, new research suggests they may also suffer from diseases once seen only in adults.

Stiffening of the arteries, which can lead to early heart attacks and strokes, and type 2 diabetes were found in many of the more than 600 obes...

09 Dec
Risk of Vision Trouble Rises in Children With Type 2 Diabetes

Risk of Vision Trouble Rises in Children With Type 2 Diabetes

A condition called "diabetic retinopathy" often threatens the vision of adults with diabetes, but new research suggests that kids with type 2 diabetes may be particularly vulnerable to the vision-robbing complication.

In fact, these kids were nearly twice as likely to de...

30 Nov
Psychiatric Disorders and Type 2 Diabetes Often Go Together

Psychiatric Disorders and Type 2 Diabetes Often Go Together

According to new research, people with psychiatric disorders often have to deal with another trouble: Higher rates of type 2 diabetes than the general population.

"Increased prevalence of type 2 diabetes among individuals with a psychiatric disorder suggests that these c...

19 Nov
Low-Dose Aspirin Won't Affect Dementia Risk in People With Diabetes

Low-Dose Aspirin Won't Affect Dementia Risk in People With Diabetes

Low-dose aspirin neither reduces nor increases the risk of dementia in adults with type 2 diabetes, a new study finds.

"This is reassuring that an increase in the risk of dementia is unlikely for the millions of people worldwide who regularly take aspirin to protect agai...

12 Nov
People With Diabetes Less Likely to Spot Dangerous A-Fib: Study

People With Diabetes Less Likely to Spot Dangerous A-Fib: Study

If they have diabetes, people with atrial fibrillation (a-fib) are less likely to notice symptoms of the common heart rhythm disorder. They also tend to have a higher risk of serious complications, a new study finds.

"It is remarkable to find that patients with diabetes ...

03 Nov
Have Diabetes? Here's How to Save Your Sight

Have Diabetes? Here's How to Save Your Sight

Managing your diabetes can be tough, but your eyes might thank you for it.

Diabetic retinopathy is a diabetes complication that damages the retina's blood vessels, often resulting in vision loss and blindness. The condition occurs in more than half of people with diabete...

29 Oct
More Fast-Food Outlets, More Diabetes in Your Neighborhood

More Fast-Food Outlets, More Diabetes in Your Neighborhood

Living near a fast-food restaurant may provide a quick fix if you're famished and pressed for time, but it may boost your odds for type 2 diabetes, a large study of U.S veterans suggests.

Neighborhoods with more supermarkets, however, may protect you against developing d...

29 Oct
Fitter in 1820: Today's Americans Spend Much Less Time Being Active

Fitter in 1820: Today's Americans Spend Much Less Time Being Active

Modern Americans get much less physical activity than their forebearers did 200 years ago, and increasing reliance on technology is a major reason why.

That's the finding fr...

05 Oct
Black Americans Still at Higher Risk for Heart Trouble

Black Americans Still at Higher Risk for Heart Trouble

Black Americans have been persistently hard-hit with heart disease risk factors for the past 20 years -- and social issues like unemployment and low income account for a good deal of it, a new study finds.

Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease and stroke, ...

05 Oct
Statins: Good for the Heart, Maybe Not So Good for Diabetes

Statins: Good for the Heart, Maybe Not So Good for Diabetes

Statins are proven to lower cholesterol, but they may also come with a downside for patients with diabetes: A new study finds they may make the blood sugar disease worse.

Researchers found that among those taking statins, 56% saw their diabetes progress, compared with 48...

01 Oct
Scientists Untangle Why Diabetes Might Raise Alzheimer's Risk

Scientists Untangle Why Diabetes Might Raise Alzheimer's Risk

Type 2 diabetes may up the risk for Alzheimer's disease by altering brain function, new animal research suggests.

A University of Nevada Las Vegas team showed that chronically high blood sugar could impair memory and alter aspects of working memory networks in rodents.

30 Sep
What Blood Sugar Levels Best Protect Against Heart Trouble in Those With Diabetes?

What Blood Sugar Levels Best Protect Against Heart Trouble in Those With Diabetes?

For people with diabetes who have a stroke, there may be an ideal blood sugar target to prevent another one or a heart attack, a South Korean study finds.

To determine average blood sugar levels over the past two to three months, the study team used the hemoglobin A1C te...

28 Sep
Osteoporosis Drug May Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay

Osteoporosis Drug May Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay

A drug widely used to treat osteoporosis might reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

Taking the drug alendronate (Fosamax) for at least eight years could potentially reduce a person's risk of type 2 diabetes by more than half, compared to people never...

10 Sep
Black Americans, Mexican Americans Develop Diabetes Earlier in Life

Black Americans, Mexican Americans Develop Diabetes Earlier in Life

Black Americans and Mexican Americans typically develop type 2 diabetes up to seven years earlier than their white counterparts, a new study finds.

In all, more than 25% of adults in the two groups reported being diagnosed with diabetes before age 40, and 20% didn't know...

01 Sep
Cutting Sugar in Packaged Foods Would Keep Millions of Americans From Illness: Report

Cutting Sugar in Packaged Foods Would Keep Millions of Americans From Illness: Report

Sugar is killing Americans in droves, according to researchers who found that reducing the sweetener in packaged foods and beverages could prevent more than 2 million strokes, heart attacks and cardiac arrests.

Less sugary packaged foods and drinks would also curb nearly...

24 Aug
Expert Panel Lowers Routine Screening Age for Diabetes to 35

Expert Panel Lowers Routine Screening Age for Diabetes to 35

The recommended age to start screening overweight and obese people for diabetes will be lowered by five years from 40 to 35, the nation's leading panel of preventive health experts has announced.

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has decided an earlier fiv...

18 Aug
Diabetes-Linked Amputations: Your Race, State Matters

Diabetes-Linked Amputations: Your Race, State Matters

Poorly controlled diabetes can lead to amputations of toes, feet or legs, though it isn't inevitable.

But your race and where you live might play a big part in whether amputation is your fate if you are diagnosed with the blood sugar disorder, new research suggests.

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10 Aug
Diet Key to Better Health in People With Diabetes

Diet Key to Better Health in People With Diabetes

A diet rich in fresh veggies, fruit and fiber has meaningful benefits for people with diabetes, a new research review confirms.

Doctors have long recommended this kind of "low-glycemic" eating regimen to help patients manage their diabetes and keep blood sugar level...

30 Jul
When Deductibles Rise, More Diabetes Patients Skip Their Meds

When Deductibles Rise, More Diabetes Patients Skip Their Meds

As many Americans know, today's health insurance plans often come with high deductibles. Those out-of-pocket costs could cause harm: New research shows that 20% of people who have diabetes and high-deductible health plans regularly skip their medications.

Not keeping up ...

29 Jul
Type 2 Diabetes in Teens Can Bring Dangerous Complications in 20s

Type 2 Diabetes in Teens Can Bring Dangerous Complications in 20s

Children diagnosed with type 2 diabetes face a high likelihood of developing complications before age 30, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that among 500 children and teenagers with type 2 diabetes, 60% developed at least one complication over the next 15 years --...

29 Jul
FDA OKs Automatic Use of a Cheaper Generic  Insulin

FDA OKs Automatic Use of a Cheaper Generic  Insulin

U.S. pharmacists will now be able to automatically substitute a cheaper biosimilar for a more expensive brand-name insulin, the U.S Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday.

The agency's approval of an "interchangeable" biosimilar could save diabetics and health ...

29 Jun
Which Blood Sugar Meds Work Best Against Type 2 Diabetes?

Which Blood Sugar Meds Work Best Against Type 2 Diabetes?

You have type 2 diabetes, and you are already taking an old standby drug, metformin. But you still need help controlling your blood sugar levels. Which medication would be the best?

New research pitted several diabetes drugs against each other and came up with an answer:...

29 Jun
Weekly Injected Drug Could Boost Outcomes for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Weekly Injected Drug Could Boost Outcomes for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes face heightened risks for heart attack and stroke, as well as progressive kidney disease. But a new once-a-week injected drug called efpeglenatide could greatly reduce their odds for those outcomes, new research shows.

The clinical trial was ...

25 Jun
Lockdown Weight Gain May Have Caused Surge in New Diabetes Cases in Kids

Lockdown Weight Gain May Have Caused Surge in New Diabetes Cases in Kids

Rates and severity of type 2 diabetes among U.S. children rose during the COVID-19 pandemic, possibly due to weight gain during lockdowns, researchers say.

"While our study examined hospital admissions for type 2 diabetes in children at one center, the results may be a m...

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