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.

Without TSP2 Protein - Heal Diabetic Wounds Faster

Breakthrough Could Lead to Faster Diabetic Wound Healing

New research uncovers the role of a particular protein that could help aid wound healing in patients with diabetes.
Dental Care and Diabetes - Diabetics Not Getting the Dental Care they Need

Diabetics Are Not Getting the Dental Care They Need

A New York University and East Carolina University study has found a concerning decline in dental care among people with diabetes.
Childhood Obesity and Urban Design

Childhood Obesity Linked to How Walkable Your Neighborhood Is

Researchers studied how the design of a neighborhood affects childhood obesity, using factors such as sidewalks, bike routes and more. How does your neighborhood stack up?

Most Drugs Don’t Include Safe Dosing Info for Obese Children

When it comes to medications used by children, few approved drugs include safe dosing information for obese kids.
Omega 3 Better Than Serum Cholesterol to Determine Death Risk

Omega-3 Levels Better Predictor of Death Risk than Serum Cholesterol

The results of a person's omega 3 levels is a better predictor of death risk than the serum cholesterol tests routinely given to patients by their doctors. Have you had your omega 3 level tested?
Game Changing Diabetic Eye Treatment Success Can Be Predicted

Discovery Predicts Who Responds Best to Game-Changing Diabetic Eye Disease Treatment

Researchers have found a biomarker that predicts which diabetic patients will respond best to a common diabetic complication.
Living too far from advanced cardiac care decreases your odds of survival

Odds of Surviving Drops When You Live Too Far from Advanced Cardiac Care

Distance from emergency care makes a difference when it comes to getting life-saving cardiac care according to a newly published study. How far is too far? This story takes a closer look.
Professor Olov Rolandsson

Nerve Damage in Type 2 Diabetes can be Detected in the Eye

A 10-minute eye exam can tell whether or not a person with type 2 diabetes has nerve damage, according to new information.
Yogurt for Diabetes - Eating yogurt may reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Yogurt Lowers Stroke Risk, Helps with Diabetes and Hypertension

A new study in the American Journal of Hypertension details how higher yogurt intake is associated with lower cardiovascular disease risk among hypertensive men and women and can help with diabetes and hypertension.
Microengineered Organ-Chip is made out of a flexible polymer that features tiny channels that can be lined with thousands of living human cells.

Implantable Organ Chips Created to Treat Diseases

Scientists have produced human intestinal lining that re-creates living tissue inside an organ-chip. The findings have the potential to advance personalized treatments for gastrointestinal diseases and others.
What's on Your Bucket List?

Have a Bucket List Ready to Share With Your Doctors

What's on your bucket list? Researchers suggest you have one ready to share with your doctors. Find out why.
Wine Proven to be Good for the Heart

Red Wine is Advancing the Treatment of Heart Disease

Antioxidant compounds found in red wine are advancing the treatment of heart disease -- the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S.
Healthy Feet after Diabetic Charcot

Diabetic Charcot Foot Surgery Study Reports High Success Rate

Nearly four out of five diabetic patients with severe cases of a disabling condition called Charcot foot were able to walk normally again following surgery.
Kidney Disease Leading to Diabetes - Prevention

Kidney Disease Increases Risk of Diabetes, But May Be Preventable

A new study suggests that Kidney dysfunction increases the risk of diabetes. The findings are significant because it may be prevented through medication and diet.
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.
Atherosclerotic Plaque Deposits

Game Changer in Finding Out Who’s at Risk for Heart Attacks

Findings of a new study may be a "game-changer" for determining who's at risk of a heart attack, according to researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute.