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News about conditions related to diabetes, or diseases that people with diabetes often have, such as neuropathy, kidney failure, Alzheimer’s disease, hypertension, heart disease, blindness and more.

Depression and Diabetes

Diabetics More Likely to Die from Alcohol, Accidents or Suicide

A recent study provides some insight as to why diabetic patients are more likely to die from alcohol-related factors, accidents or suicide.
Vitamin B Supplements Help Kidney Function in Type 1 Diabetic Children

Vitamin B Supplements May Protect Kidneys in Type 1 Diabetic Children

Vitamin B deficiency is associated with an increased risk of kidney damage in people with type-1 diabetes, but Vitamin B supplements may help preserve kidney function.
10-hour window protects from metabolic disease

Periods of Fasting Protects Against Obesity and Diabetes, Nurture Health

Can fasting for a specific period of time each day help prevent obesity, diabetes and other health conditions? Researchers detail their findings from a recent study.
Norbert Leitinger, Ph.D. (left), and Vlad Serbulea, Ph.D.

Discovery Details How Obesity Causes Disease – and 2 Ways to Stop It

New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine explains why obesity causes harmful inflammation that can lead to diabetes, clogged...
Gestational Diabetes Increases Risk of Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression Symptoms Linked to Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes Increases risk of postpartum depression according to recent study. The effects appear within a certain time frame during and after pregnancy...
Diabetes Medicine Helps with Heart Health

Diabetes Medicine with Additional Heart Benefits Rivals Statin Therapy

A drug used to manage diabetes may reduce heart disease and death in people with diabetes regardless of their cholesterol levels and whether they are on a statin therapy.
Epithelial in Vivo Regeneration

Breakthrough Technique Turns Open Wounds and Ulcers into Skin

New technique to treat large cutaneous ulcers, including those seen in people with severe burns, bedsores or chronic diseases such as cancer and diabetes, announced by researchers.
Recall Blood Pressure and Heart Medicine

Recall Expands for Various Heart and Blood Pressure Medications Nationwide

Recent recall of drugs used for high blood pressure and heart failure has been expanded to include all lots, including Amlodipine, Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide.
Sex and BMI - Affect on Type 2 Diabetes Side Effects

Sex and BMI Used to Avoid Harmful Type 2 Diabetes Side Effects

By using sex and BMI, doctors can help people with type 2 diabetes improve control of blood sugar and help avoid damaging side-effects.
Portfolio Diet and Heart Disease

Portfolio Diet Lowers Cholesterol, Cuts Risk of Heart Disease, Hypertension and More

The portfolio diet lowers cholesterol levels, reduces other risk factors for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure, triglycerides, inflammation, angina and more.
Recall of Blood Pressure and Heart Failure Medicines - Valsartan

Nationwide Recall of Blood Pressure and Heart Failure Medicines

Recall of several medicines containing valsartan, which includes hypertension and heart failure drugs such as Teva, Major, Actavis and more.
Verapamil for TYpe 1 Diabetes

Common Blood Pressure Medicine an Effective Type 1 Diabetes Therapy, Clinical Trial Reveals

Safe and effective therapy discovered to reduce insulin requirements and hypoglycemic episodes in certain Type 1 diabetics using a common blood pressure drug.
Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes - Race

Diabetes May Signal Early Pancreatic Cancer, but Race Matters

A diagnosis of diabetes may also come with a more than threefold risk for developing pancreatic cancer for people, depending on their race.
Married People Share Diabetes Risk

Spouses Share Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

A new study found a connection between the BMI of one spouse and the other spouse's risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Certain Sugary Foods are Worse Than Others for Your Health

Some Calories More Harmful Than Others, Increase Cardiometabolic Risk

While calories from any food have the potential to increase the risk of obesity and other cardiometabolic diseases, 22 nutrition researchers agree that certain calorie sources play a unique role in chronic health problems.
Menopause and Heart Health

Menopause Symptom Severity May Predict Heart Disease

How severe a women's menopause symptoms are may help determine her risk of heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in women.