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Only Long-Term Diabetes Is a "CHD Risk Equivalent"
Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2011
Diabetes mellitus is associated with an increased risk of major CHD events and all-cause mortality when compared with individuals without diabetes, but only early-onset diabetes appears to be an equivalent CHD risk factor.

Testosterone Deficiencies Can Increase Death in Men with Diabetes
Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2011
Allowing low testosterone levels to go untreated may sharply increase the risk of early death among men with Type 2 diabetes.

Caffeine and Carbs Don't Mix
Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2011
Caffeine may contribute to Type 2 diabetes, U.S. researchers say, citing a study that challenges previous research that caffeine helps prevent diabetes.

Half of U.S. Adults Could Have Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease by 2030
Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2011
Individuals who have diabetes or are overweight may benefit from seeking liver testing. A new study presented at the International Liver Conference has shown that these conditions are behind a major increase in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD.



Nicotine Can Raise A1c by 34 Percent
Posted: Sunday, April 10, 2011
Strong link between nicotine and diabetes complications.

Gastric Banding Associated with Relatively Poor Long-Term Outcomes
Posted: Saturday, March 26, 2011
In a study of 82 patients who were evaluated 12 or more years after undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity, a majority of patients reported that.

Millions Risk Early Death Due to Diabetes Diagnosed or Treated Improperly
Posted: Monday, March 14, 2011
Poor diagnosis and ineffective treatment of diabetes may put millions of people worldwide at risk for early death.

Missing Sugar Molecule Raises Diabetes Risk in Humans
Posted: Saturday, March 05, 2011
Findings help refine understanding of why obese humans appear to be particularly vulnerable to Type 2 diabetes.

High Blood Sugars Increases Death Risk by 23% in Hospitalized Elderly
Posted: Saturday, March 05, 2011
In hospitals, a blood glucose level of 180 mg/dl or less might be an appropriate target in people who have not been diagnosed with diabetes.

In-Hospital Blood Sugar Levels Should Be Higher
Posted: Sunday, February 27, 2011
New recommendations slightly higher than those of leading diabetes group.

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