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.

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.
Diabetes and Obesity Responsible for Cancers

Diabetes and Obesity Responsible for 6-Percent of Cancer Cases

Nearly 6% of new cancer cases were caused by the combined effects of diabetes and being overweight or obese - and almost twice as common in women as men.
Obamacare Improves Heart Health of Americans, Especially Men

Obamacare Improved Heart Health of Americans, Especially Men

Under Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, Americans have more preventive care for heart health - which in turn has lead to overall better cardiovascular health, timely diabetes screening and reduced risk of heart disease.
Stem Cells Discovery to Treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Stem Cells Discovery to Treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Stem cells could address diabetes-related circulation problems, including peripheral artery disease (PAD), and prevent other health problems and amputation.
Sugary Drinks - Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Health

Drinks Sweetened with Sugar Raise Risk of Diabetes, Hypertension and More

Researchers have found a link between soda, juice consumption and health problems, like diabetes and metabolic syndrome, due to sugar.
Diabetic Retinopathy - New Target Found

New Treatment Target for Diabetic Retinopathy

New target for reducing dysfunctional blood vessel development in the eye in a condition called diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness in working-age adults, has been found.
Good News for Diabetics Regarding Loss of Limbs

Discovery: Healing Molecule Could Reduce Amputations for Diabetics

Healing molecule discovery could reduce limb amputations for diabetes patients by using the body's tissue repair system.
Source of Diabetic Pain Found

Source of Diabetic Pain Uncovered by UK Researchers

The basis for chronic pain from diabetic neuropathy, which affects about 25% of people with diabetes, has been uncovered by researchers.
Late Night Eating Leads to Body Fat, Higher BMI

Later Timing of Meals Linked to Increased Body Fat and BMI

Researchers have found that later circadian timing of food intake is associated with increased body mass index and body fat, but how late is too late?
Clogged Arteries and Diabetes

Surprise Joslin Discovery Could Protect Diabetics from Heart Disease

Joslin researchers have found a protective mechanism that lowers chronic inflammation leading toward cardiovascular disease and clogged arteries in people with diabetes.
Blood Test for Alzheimers Disease

New Blood Test to Better Diagnose Alzheimer’s Discovered

Breakthrough discovery - a blood test that improves the accuracy of Alzheimer's disease diagnosis in order to better tailor appropriate treatment.
Discover Could Prevent or Treat Diabetes and Obesity

Nischarin May Treat or Prevent Diabetes and Obesity

Researchers discovered the ability of Nischarin to treat or prevent metabolic diseases including obesity and diabetes.
Walking Pace and Risk of Heart Disease

Walking Pace and Risk of Heart Disease Linked in Study

Does your walking pace mean you're at a higher risk of heart disease? Study suggests that people who walk at a certain speed could be at higher risk of heart disease compared to the general population.
Women with PCOS at Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to PCOS in New Study

Researchers found a higher risk and earlier diagnosis of diabetes in women with PCOS, which affects 5 to 6 million women in the United States alone.

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