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When parents go hungry, the diabetes risk of future generations increases
Date: 2010-12-29 08:45:59
Individuals whose fathers or grandfathers were known to eat unhealthy diets may benefit from insulin testing. A new study from University of Massachusetts Medical School researchers has found that a father’s diet may affect his child’s metabolic function.... Full Story

Almonds may help individuals avoid diabetes
Date: 2010-12-23 09:02:04
Individuals who have received abnormal insulin test results and are at risk for developing diabetes may benefit from adding more almonds to their diet. A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition has found that the nut may lower diabetes risk.... Full Story

Birth control not linked to unhealthy insulin levels
Date: 2010-12-22 08:42:42
In recent years, the use of birth control has been connected to elevated insulin test results, prompting fears that the medications may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. However, a team of researchers from the University of Texas has found that this may not necessarily be the case.... Full Story

Diabetics have better blood sugar control with help from disease management programs
Date: 2010-12-14 08:57:39
Disease management programs may help diabetics stick to insulin testing and other maintenance prescriptions, according to a new study from a team of French researchers.... Full Story

New treatment strategy may help diabetics control their condition
Date: 2010-12-10 09:05:00
Diabetics may soon be able to reduce the amount of insulin testing they have to do with the help of a new medication, according to a new study from University of North Carolina researchers.... Full Story

Few diabetics are aware of the heart health implications of smoking
Date: 2010-12-07 09:25:49
Diabetics who choose to smoke are significantly more likely to have poor insulin testing results and to develop heart health problems later in life. Despite this risk, many diabetic youths have not been warned of the dangers of tobacco by their doctor, and consequently continue smoking.... Full Story

Study ties air pollution to diabetes
Date: 2010-12-06 13:42:18
Insulin testing has revealed that individuals who have been exposed to high levels of air pollution during adolescence may be more likely to become obese, develop insulin resistance and ultimately become diabetic.... Full Story

Diabetics may have dangerously low levels of cholesterol in the brain
Date: 2010-12-02 13:46:46
Cholesterol testing may benefit diabetics, though not for the reasons that most would assume. Rather than having excessively high cholesterol, individuals with the metabolic disease may have unnaturally low levels of cholesterol in their brain, which could contribute to cognitive deficiencies.... Full Story

High fructose corn syrup may contribute to diabetes and other chronic diseases
Date: 2010-11-30 13:34:55
Over the past several decades, there has been an explosion of obesity in the U.S. Insulin testing has shown that many of these people go on to develop type 2 diabetes. Doctors and researchers are increasingly coming to the conclusion that these occurrences are closely tied to the growing consumption of high fructose corn syrup.... Full Story

Body mass index may be misleading measure of diabetes risk
Date: 2010-11-22 10:34:43
Body mass index, commonly referred to as BMI, is one of the most prevalent tests to indicate diabetes and heart disease risk. However, the findings of a recent study indicate that it may not be as accurate of a measure as many medical professionals believe, suggesting that insulin testing and other direct screening measure may be the best way to assess diabetes risk.... Full Story

Group calls for seniors to seek diabetes testing
Date: 2010-11-16 10:30:05
Insulin testing may help older individuals find out if they have type 2 diabetes, a potentially devastating condition that affects many elderly. Despite the fact that Medicare recipients over age 65 are eligible to receive annual testing, few people take advantage of these services.... Full Story

Experts: More research funding could bring down the cost of treating diabetes
Date: 2010-11-12 08:51:20
In recent years, insulin testing has shown that the number of people with diabetes is skyrocketing. Research has provided improved treatment options. However, some groups are saying that efforts to curb the growth in diabetes have been insufficient.... Full Story

Insulin-producing cells may stop replicating after age 30
Date: 2010-11-11 11:53:21
Insulin testing may soon become a vital part of many adults' regular healthcare regimen following the findings of a recent study. Researchers discovered that insulin-producing cells stop replicating themselves by early adulthood.... Full Story

Waist circumference predicts diabetes risk
Date: 2010-07-15 18:39:32
Individuals with wider waist circumferences may want to consider seeking a diabetes test, as a new study has found that the measurement may be a good predictor of the metabolic syndrome. ... Full Story

Coffee tied to reduced risk for diabetes
Date: 2010-06-10 18:43:40
Diabetics may be able to improve their insulin testing results by adding an extra cup of coffee to their daily diets, as a new study printed in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry has found that the caffeine in the drink may help to control blood-sugar levels. ... Full Story

Report: Individualized treatments needed for diabetes patients
Date: 2010-04-05 20:19:36
According to a recent report to be published in the April 2010 issue of the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, patients suffering from type 2 diabetes are often treated similarly even though there are significant differences in the specifics of their condition. ... Full Story

Report: Diabetes screening should begin at age 30
Date: 2010-03-30 19:03:09
Results of a recently released study suggest that it is cost-effective to screen every patient for diabetes beginning at age 30, instead of at age 45 for high-risk patients, which is currently the norm. ... Full Story

Diabetes may increase risk of death following cancer surgery
Date: 2010-03-30 00:17:07
Diabetes patients who undergo cancer surgery may be at a greater risk of death following the procedure than those not afflicted with the condition, a new study has found. ... Full Story

Introverted, self-reliant personality may shorten life-expectancy for diabetes patients
Date: 2010-03-18 18:05:51
Patients undergoing diabetes testing who have a lower propensity to trust and seek out others may be at a greater risk of death than those with a more interactive lifestyle, new research has found. ... Full Story

Generic arthritis drug may help control diabetes symptoms
Date: 2010-03-16 17:38:45
According to a new study conducted by Joslin Diabetes Center researchers, the generic drug known as salsalate, which is commonly prescribed for arthritis, has shown promising results as a possible treatment option for type 2 diabetes.... Full Story

Starting drug therapy immediately after diagnosis dramatically increases su
Date: 2010-03-09 18:58:06
People who test positive for diabetes should begin treatment immediately, a new study has found. Researchers from the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research discovered that the sooner than diabetics start taking metformin, an inexpensive, generic drug that helps patients prevent dangerously high blood sugar levels, the longer the drug remains effective.... Full Story

Hormone found to be more effective than insulin in controlling blood sugar
Date: 2010-03-02 18:24:08
At-risk seniors who are going through diabetes testing might be interested in a new study that suggests there may be a more heart-friendly way to control blood sugar. ... Full Story

Childhood obesity risk higher in minorities
Date: 2010-03-01 19:05:05
A new study has found that obesity is more prevalent in black and Hispanic children and that several risk factors actually begin before birth. ... Full Story

Fatigue in dialysis patients linked to increased risk of cardiovascular eve
Date: 2010-02-26 00:24:04
According to a recent study, high test scores on a new fatigue rating scale may predict an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in dialysis patients. ... Full Story

Excessive weight gain in pregnant women linked to increased risk of gestati
Date: 2010-02-23 18:36:58
According to a recent study, women who gain excessive weight during the early stages of pregnancy may be at an increased risk of developing gestational diabetes. ... Full Story

Diabetes medications may lead to increased risk of bone fracture in women
Date: 2010-02-15 18:23:26
Women with type 2 diabetes who take certain medications to treat insulin resistance may be at an increased risk of developing bone fractures, a new study has found. ... Full Story

Maternal obesity linked to inflammation disorders in offspring
Date: 2010-02-15 18:19:12
A new study has found that obesity in mothers can cause cellular programming capable of predisposing offspring to inflammation-related disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, stroke, diabetes and heart disease. The findings were consistent regardless of whether or not the children in the study were obese themselves. ... Full Story

Study: More than half of diabetes patients skip insulin injections
Date: 2010-01-26 23:27:23
U.S. researchers have found that more than half of the people who are prescribed insulin to help control diabetes skip an injection from time to time, and one in five do so on a regular basis. ... Full Story

New lab testing identifies gene mutations linked to diabetes
Date: 2010-01-18 19:33:35
At-risk patients undergoing diabetes testing may be interested in a new study that has identified 10 gene mutations associated with blood sugar and insulin levels, two keys factors related to type 2 diabetes. ... Full Story

Sleep apnea linked to type 2 diabetes
Date: 2010-01-16 00:07:52
According to a recent study, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a disorder characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep, may adversely affect glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes. ... Full Story

The obesity test: Two out of every three Americans are overweight
Date: 2010-01-15 15:32:51
Two recent studies have shown that U.S. obesity rates remain extremely high, but have stopped increasing and are beginning to stabilize. ... Full Story

Study: Consuming coffee and tea can lessen diabetes risk
Date: 2010-01-04 23:42:55
According to new clinical diabetes testing, drinking coffee and tea can help lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and may lead to less diabetes testing for overweight or at-risk patients. ... Full Story

Older patients undergoing diabetes testing should increase activity, new st
Date: 2010-01-04 23:36:57
At-risk seniors who are going through diabetes testing might be interested in new research that shows how older adults can considerably improve their heart health with a moderate increase in physical activity. ... Full Story

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