One can do better diabetes care and improve blood sugar control by doing aerobic and resistance exercise.
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The Department of Health was notified by FDA about a worldwide medical device alert on a type of blood glucose meters, the display screen of which may not work properly when dropped onto a hard surface.
In cases of Type 2 diabetes, the body's cells fail to appropriately regulate blood glucose levels. Research has suggested that this results from two simultaneous problems: the improper functioning of pancreatic beta cells and the impairment of insulin's actions on target tissues, including the liver, fat and muscles.
More than 20 million adults in the United States are living with diabetes and are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). But there are steps that they can take to reduce the complications associated with these two diseases. The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) has launched Control Your Diabetes. For Life., a national campaign that will reach out through a network of 200 partners to health care professionals and their patients to emphasize the importance of comprehensive control of diabetes and CVD.
Levels of hemoglobin A1c or HbA1c in healthy middle-aged and older women can be an independent predictor of type 2 diabetes.
A study supports the use of the GlycoMark 1,5-anhydroglucitol (1,5-AG) blood test to evaluate therapy in children with diabetes.
Alba Therapeutics's IND Application for oral AT-1001 for type 1 diabetes patients has cleared the 30 day deliberation period by FDA.
One of the major challenges to islet cell transplantation as the treatment of choice for type 1 diabetes is the shortage of donor tissue supply.
Analysis of diabetic patient data from a trial comparing the CYPHER Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent to the Taxus Stent showed no statistically significant differences in safety outcomes between the two drug-eluting stents.
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and Eli Lilly and Company are working together to offer tips for people with diabetes to help them manage their condition even if disaster strikes.
Study calls for better advice about home blood glucose monitoring for patients with non-insulin dependent (type 2) diabetes..
SilverMouthWash is positioned to replace normal toothpaste which contains harsh chemicals that can be dangerous to diabetics.
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases issued a new report stressing the need for increased influenza vaccination rates among Americans with diabetes.
Diabetes treatment during pregnancy can break the link between gestational diabetes and childhood obesity.
Diabetes prevalence in California has increased among American Indians, Hispanics and Asian-Americans but remained stagnate among blacks.
Physicians who have turned surgery into a popular treatment for obesity are setting their sights on a burgeoning new market: diabetes patients.
Blacks with type 1 diabetes have a high risk of losing vision in at least one eye.
Researchers have confirmed the role played by three particular molecules known as cytokines in causing Type 2 diabetes and have identified these molecules as early biological markers.
Upper trunk fat - deposits of fat on the chest and back - is associated with an increased risk of insulin resistance, a condition that is a precursor of type 2 diabetes.
Blacks who live in housing conditions that are considered substandard have an increased risk of developing diabetes.
FDA announced manufacturers of certain drugs approved to treat Type 2 diabetes have agreed to add a stronger warning on the risk of heart failure.
Finding also confirms underlying biology behind diabetes.
Diabetes is associated with the development of vascular (blood vessel) disease.
Black and Hispanic men no longer are less likely than whites to be unaware that they have diabetes.
The California Department of Educationon Wednesday announced a new policy that requires all public schools inthe state to have a staff member trained to provide insulin injectionsand other services for children with diabetes, the Bay City News/San Jose Mercury News reports. Schools can hire nurses to provide such services or train other staff members to provide them (Bay City News/San Jose Mercury News,8/9).
Diabetes rates for Hispanics and blacks in Los Angeles County were nearly double the rates for whites and Asians/Pacific Islanders in 2005, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials said on Monday, the Los Angeles Daily News reports.