Home Diabetes Related Health News

Diabetes Related Health News

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.

Darkness Unveils Vital Metabolic Fuel Switch Between Sugar And Fat, Provides New Research Target...

While their findings could provide new insight into mammalian hibernation, researchers note that the pivotal metabolic signal that emerged from the dark also presents a new target for obesity and type 2 diabetes research.

Baby and Coated Aspirin May Not Reduce Risk of Stroke

The majority of patients who take baby or coated aspirin to prevent strokes are not getting the blood-thinning results they may need to help avoid these health threats.

Diabetics’ Heart Attack Risk Can Be Reduced, Research Finds

People with diabetes who maintain intensive, low blood sugar levels are significantly less likely to suffer heart attacks and coronary heart disease.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea May Worsen Diabetes

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) adversely affects glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago.
Journal: Diabetes Care - July 2016

Study: Diabetes and C.A.D. Can Be Deadly

The combination of type 2 diabetes and CAD can be deadly, with patients facing a one in four chance of dying over the course...

Dietary Preferences and Patterns May Be Linked to Genes

The relative amount of protein, carbohydrate, and fat that people choose to eat may be influenced by genetics.

Young Adults Lose Years of Their Lives to Obesity

Severe obesity can take up to 20 years off a young man's life, a new study suggests.
Rain and Chronic Pain

Weather and Chronic Pain Linked in New Study

The Cloudy with a Chance of Pain project is showing that there really is a link between rainy, cloudy days and chronic pain. Preliminary findings...

Daily Diet of Grapefruit Minimizes Risk Factor for Heart Disease

Heart disease patients who eat one grapefruit daily can significantly reduce the levels of cholesterol in their blood in comparison to patients who do not eat the fruit.
Journal of Women's Health - Aspirin, Diabetes and Breast Cancer

Low-Dose Aspirin Cuts Breast Cancer Risk for Diabetic Women

Study of women with diabetes showed a reduced breast cancer risk for women who used low-dose aspirin compared to those who did not.

Perceptions Of Peer Opinion Influences Attitudes About Obesity

One of the most effective ways to change negative attitudes about obese people is by addressing perceptions of normative beliefs within particular social groups.

Study: Obesity Independently Impacts Prostate Cancer Screening

When interpreting prostate cancer screening test results, physicians should consider the impact of a patient's body mass index, regardless of race.

Study: Scientists Find Gene That Increases Type 2 Diabetes

Scientists have discovered a gene that appears to play an important role in the onset of type 2 diabetes.

Grape Skin Compound Fights the Complications of Diabetes

Resveratrol in grape skins could stop diabetic complications such as heart disease, retinopathy and nephropathy, research finds.
New Cholesterol Test Without Fasting

New Cholesterol Test More Accurate Without Fasting

The newer method for calculating LDL, or low-density lipoprotein, is more accurate and doesn't require fasting before blood is drawn.

Product Used to Lower Cholesterol Works No Better Than Placebo

A natural extract often favored by health-conscious Americans as an alternative to manufactured drugs in lowering cholesterol has turned out to be no more effective than a placebo.

From the Archive

Other Health News