Diabetes Information/Misc. Diabetes News

December 26, 2018

If You're Diabetic, Foot Care a Must

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Good foot care is essential for people with diabetes, a foot surgeon says. Diabetes can cause nerve damage that […]
November 26, 2018

AHA: Autoimmune Response in Type 1 Diabetes May Lead to Heart Disease

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Keeping type 1 diabetes under tight control through medication may help prevent people with the disease from developing […]
November 23, 2018

What You Can Do to Prevent Diabetes

FRIDAY, Nov. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Type 2 diabetes has reached alarming numbers in the United States. But you can prevent or delay it through […]
November 21, 2018

Skin 'Glow' Test Might Someday Spot Disease Risk Early

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A test that measures wavelengths of light coming off skin cells might detect type 2 diabetes, heart disease and […]
November 10, 2018

Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure Risks

SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The diabetes drug Farxiga might do double-duty for patients, helping to ward off another killer, heart failure, new research […]
November 1, 2018

Gut Reaction: Immigration May Help Explain Expanding Waistlines

THURSDAY, Nov. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For newcomers to the United States, the downside of immigration may be a rapid change in gut bacteria, researchers […]
October 17, 2018

Pounds Regained After Weight-Loss Op Can Tell Your Doc a Lot

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Tracking pounds regained after weight-loss surgery can help predict a patient’s risk for serious health problems like diabetes, a […]
October 2, 2018

Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Raised Risk of Tumors, Cancer Deaths

TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Type 2 diabetes is associated with an increased risk of developing cancer and dying from certain forms of the […]
October 1, 2018

Common Diabetes Meds May Raise Odds for Amputation

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People with type 2 diabetes who are taking common drugs called diuretics may be at a significantly increased risk […]
September 19, 2018

30 Million Americans Now Have Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — 1 in 7 Americans has diabetes, and many don’t even know they have the blood sugar disease, a new […]
July 24, 2018

Blood Sugar Spikes Seen in Seemingly Healthy People

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — You’d expect big blood sugar fluctuations in people with diabetes. But for those without the disorder, blood sugar levels […]
July 20, 2018

Study Confirms Added Cancer Risk for Diabetics, Especially Women

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The increased risk of cancer in people with diabetes is higher for women than men, a new study finds. […]