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.

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.
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?

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