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Related terms: Impaired Glucose Tolerance, Impaired Fasting Glucose, Syndrome X

Insulin Isn't the Only Blood Sugar Regulator

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 5, 2022 – Scientists have known for 100 years that insulin is the body's main mechanism for controlling blood sugar levels, but researchers have now discovered a second hormone does...

Scientists Untangle Why Diabetes Might Raise Alzheimer's Risk

FRIDAY, Oct. 1, 2021 – Type 2 diabetes may up the risk for Alzheimer's disease by altering brain function, new animal research suggests. A University of Nevada Las Vegas team showed that chronically...

Increase in BP at Night Ups Risk for Death in Diabetes Patients

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2021 – Increased blood pressure (BP) at night is associated with an increased risk for all-cause mortality in patients with diabetes, according to a study presented at the...

Insulin Resistance Linked to Risk for Stroke, Death in T2DM

TUESDAY, Sept. 28, 2021 – For patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), insulin resistance is associated with the risk for stroke and death, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the...

Is Insulin Resistance a Recipe for Depression?

THURSDAY, Sept. 23, 2021 – Insulin resistance can make you more than twice as likely to develop major depression, even if you haven't developed full-blown diabetes, a new study reports. Initially...

Delays in Referral for Type 1 Diabetes in Children Common

THURSDAY, Sept. 16, 2021 – Symptoms of type 1 diabetes (T1D) in children are not always immediately recognized by primary care providers, according to a study published online in the September issue...

Black Americans, Mexican Americans Develop Diabetes Earlier in Life

FRIDAY, Sept. 10, 2021 – Black Americans and Mexican Americans typically develop type 2 diabetes up to seven years earlier than their white counterparts, a new study finds. In all, more than 25% of...

Rehospitalization Increased With Delayed Home Health Care in Diabetes

THURSDAY, Sept. 9, 2021 – For Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes, rehospitalization is more likely for those receiving delayed or late home health care, and racial/ethnic-minority patients are...

Weight Loss Can Help Cut Lung Risks in 9/11 First Responders

MONDAY, Sept. 6, 2021 – Twenty years on from the terrible event itself, weight loss may reduce the risk of lung disease among 9/11 first responders, a new study suggests. "Our findings should...

Active Smoking, HTN or Diabetes, Family History Predict Early MI

FRIDAY, Sept. 3, 2021 – Active smoking, metabolic syndrome, and family history are strongly associated with myocardial infarction (MI) at a younger age, according to a study presented at the...

Effect of Metabolic Syndrome on WTC-Lung Disease Risk Examined

FRIDAY, Sept. 3, 2021 – Firefighters who were on active duty on Sept. 11, 2001 (9/11) may be able to reduce their risk for World Trade Center-Lung Injury (WTC-LI), according to a study published...

Toe, Foot Amputations Increasing in Minorities, Rural Residents With Diabetes

TUESDAY, Aug. 17, 2021 – There is an increase in the risk for diabetes-related lower-limb amputations in geographically underserved and minority groups, according to a study published online July 22...

Sit All Day for Work? Simple Step Can Cut Your Health Risk

MONDAY, Aug. 16, 2021 – Take a work break: A small, new study suggests that getting out of your chair every half hour may help improve your blood sugar levels and your overall health. Every hour...

Metabolic Syndrome May Worsen Outcomes in Chronic Kidney Disease

MONDAY, Aug. 9, 2021 – Metabolic syndrome may increase the risk for all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events in patients with moderate chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study...

CGM Tied to Better Glycemic Control in Insulin-Treated Diabetes

THURSDAY, June 3, 2021 – For insulin-treated patients with diabetes, real-time continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is associated with improvements in hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) and reductions in...

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