Diabetes news

Medtronic gets FDA OK for glucose monitoring system
Aug 11 05


Tips for diabetic teens
Aug 11 05


Diabetic men at risk of low testosterone, study says
Aug 10 05

Men over the age of 45 with Diabetes are more than twice as likely as non-diabetic men in the age group to have low testosterone, making…


Diabetics at higher risk of common infections, researchers say
Aug 10 05

Type 1 and type 2 diabetics are at a significantly higher risk of infections of the lungs, mucous membranes and the urinary tract, a…


Stagnant funding impacts on patients: diabetes body
Aug 09 05

The Tasmanian Opposition says the State Government’s failure to provide appropriate funding to tackle Diabetes will have a big impact on sufferers and the health system.

Kids hit with a double whammy of diabetes
Aug 09 05

Health experts report a rising incidence of “double diabetes” patients: children with symptoms of both type 1 and type 2 versions of the disease.


You May Be Pre-Diabetic & Not Know It
Aug 09 05


Diabetes and Hispanic Americans
Aug 09 05


Diabetes linked to ear damage
Aug 04 05

Type 1 Diabetes can damage the vasculature and inner structure of the ear, according to a new report.

Previous research suggests that diabetes can cause hearing loss, the authors…


Diabetes raises pancreatic cancer risk
Aug 03 05

Middle-aged and older Americans who are newly diagnosed with Diabetes also appear to have a higher risk of pancreatic cancer , according to a study published on Tuesday.



Special socks may ward off diabetic foot sores
Aug 02 05

The difficult-to-heal foot sores that people with Diabetes are prone to develop might be prevented with double-layer socks, going by the results of a small study.



Kids’ waistline indicates pre-diabetes risk
Aug 02 05


Protein mix may lower diabetics’ blood sugar
Jul 29 05


Whey supplement helpful for diabetics
Jul 27 05

For people with Type 2 diabetes, adding whey to high-carbohydrate meals stimulates insulin release and reduces spikes in blood glucose levels after meals, according to new findings.

Writing in the…


Elderly diabetics more at risk of bone fractures
Jul 27 05


Lipitor May Not Prevent Cardiac Events in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Receiving Hemodialysis
Jul 27 05


History of Diabetes
Jul 26 05

Physicians have observed the effects of Diabetes for thousands of years. For much of this time, little was known about this fatal disease that caused wasting away of the body, extreme thirst,…


Component of cocoa could help treat diabetes
Jul 26 05

Mars, the company that made its fortune satisfying chocolate cravings, unveiled plans on Monday to develop medications that use a component of cocoa to help treat Diabetes,


Wealth doesn’t always predict good health
Jul 22 05


Alcohol may increase delayed low blood sugar risk
Jul 21 05

Drinking a modest amount of alcohol with an evening meal may increase the risk of low blood sugar the following day in patients with

Free ACE inhibitors for diabetics could cut costs
Jul 18 05

In the US, Medicare could save money by covering the full cost of providing people with Diabetes with drugs called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, according to new…


Gene is linked with obesity and diabetes
Jul 18 05


Inhaled insulin effective add-on for diabetics
Jul 14 05

Inhaled insulin offers patients with Type 1 Diabetes the potential of avoiding pre-meal injections - without any loss of Diabetes control, according to a new study. “This…


Avandia safe in diabetics with liver damage
Jul 12 05


Surgery helps avoid amputations in diabetics
Jul 11 05

People with Diabetes face a high risk of having to have a foot or lower leg amputated, but timely surgery may prevent this. When bone inflammation -

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