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New ADA Guidelines Ease Blood Pressure Target
Posted: Monday, January 07, 2013
New guidelines from ADA include recommendations for a less stringent systolic blood-pressure target and greater individualization with regard to the frequency of blood glucose self-monitoring.

Losing sight
Posted: Wednesday, January 02, 2013
A study finds more Americans of working age are losing ability to see.

Diabetes Drugs May Reduce Risk for Affective Disorders
Posted: Monday, December 10, 2012
Sulfonylureas and metformin may help to reduce the risk for depression.

Diabetes Drug Can Restore Memory Loss from Alzheimer's
Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2012
A drug that was initially used to treat insulin resistance in diabetes patients has shown promise as a way to improve cognitive function in Alzheimer's sufferers.

Diabetes Tied to Hearing Loss
Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2012
People with diabetes may have a higher risk of hearing problems than those without the disease.

How Should We Treat the Elderly with Diabetes?
Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2012
More than one-quarter of all adults over age 65 have diabetes but there is little research on how to treat the disease in older adults.

Sharp Rise in Diabetic Eye Disease Makes American Diabetes Month Ever More Important
Posted: Tuesday, November 06, 2012
Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among working-age adults in the United States. According to recent studies funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI), diabetic retinopathy, one of the most common and debilitating complications of diabetes, increased by 3.7 million new cases over the last decade.

Insulin Resistance in Middle-aged Patients Increases Atrophy of Brain in Alzheimer's
Posted: Monday, November 05, 2012
Additionally, insulin resistance in this patient population may negatively affect gray matter volume in the medial temporal lobe.

Airport Full-Body Scans Can Cause Malfunction of Insulin Pumps and CGMS Systems
Posted: Monday, November 05, 2012
A new report suggests people with diabetes who wear an insulin pump or a continuous glucose monitoring device may encounter a problem when going through a full-body scanning machine.

Gaining Weight after Diabetes Diagnosis Increases Mortality
Posted: Sunday, November 04, 2012
Adults who gained weight during the first year following their initial diagnosis with type 2 diabetes had a significantly increased risk for cardiovascular-disease death and for all-cause death.

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