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Genuth receives award from American Diabetes Association
Saul Genuth, professor of medicine at Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland, has received the Charles H. (2000-07-26)
Study estimates one-third of diabetes cases are undiagnosed
Undiagnosed cases of diabetes represent the unseen but clinically important burden of diabetes, according to a new study by Drs. (2001-01-08)
Men with diabetes father smaller babies
Children born to fathers with diabetes weigh less than other children, finds a study in this week's BMJ. (2003-01-02)
Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children
Children and youth of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy are at increased risk of diabetes themselves, according to new research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). (2019-04-15)
High death risk among young people in hospital with diabetes
Young people admitted to hospital for diabetes have an increased risk of death in the following three years, not only from natural causes but also from suicide, finds a study in this week's BMJ. (2004-03-25)
The high cost of diabetes
In this issue of the CMAJ, Scot Simpson and colleagues report that medical costs incurred by 3.6% of people in Saskatchewan who had diabetes accounted for 15% of total provincial expenditures on hospital admissions, physician services and prescription drugs. (2003-06-23)
ESC Congress 2004: Diabetes mellitus in acute coronary syndromes - worse for women than for men
In an analysis of 10253 patients (3329 women) with a discharge diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome (myocardial infarction or unstable angina) in the Euro Heart Survey ACS. (2004-08-31)
Certain bone deficits may increase fracture risk in individuals with diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is associated with increased fracture risk despite normal or high bone mineral density. (2017-09-20)
Pregnancy complications still high for women with diabetes
The risk of death and major birth defects are still high in babies born to women with diabetes, despite an international strategy to raise standards of diabetes care, say researchers in a study published on (2006-06-15)
Similar long-term mortality risks in men with type 2 diabetes and men with cardiovascular disease
Men with type 2 diabetes and men with previous heart attack or stroke had a 3 to 4 fold risk of cardiovascular death compared to men without either disease in the years following the first acute event, according to a study in CMAJ. (2009-01-05)
Mother's age and birth order influence risk of childhood diabetes
In firstborn children, risk of diabetes is not associated with a mother's age, but among second or later born children there is a positive association, finds a study in this week's BMJ. (2001-08-16)
Diabetic women less likely to undergo mammograms, Mayo Clinic researchers report
Mayo Clinic researchers have found that women with diabetes were significantly less likely to undergo screening for breast cancer by mammography than patients in a control group. (2001-12-24)
Lifestyle changes effective in protecting against Type II diabetes
Changing to a healthier lifestyle appears to be at least as effective as taking prescription drugs in reducing the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, says a new BMJ study. (2007-01-19)
Type 2 diabetes cured by weight loss surgery returns in one-fifth of patients
A new study shows that although gastric bypass surgery reverses Type 2 diabetes in a large percentage of obese patients, the disease recurs in about 21 percent of them within three to five years. (2012-06-24)
Resistance training may help prevent type 2 diabetes
A new study published in Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews points to the benefits of exercise, especially resistance training (RT), for preventing type 2 diabetes. (2019-03-06)
Guidelines address self-management of hospitalized diabetes patients
It is important that patients with diabetes be involved in decisions concerning the management of their condition while they are hospitalized. (2018-06-20)
Rates of prediabetes have tripled over past decade in England
The prevalence of prediabetes -- higher than normal blood glucose levels -- has tripled within the space of eight years in England, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open. (2014-06-09)
A link between antidepressants and type 2 diabetes
University of Alberta researcher Lauren Brown has found people with depression are at an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. (2008-03-25)
Diabetes may have important effects in patients with acute heart failure
Researchers have found that patients with acute heart failure and diabetes, compared with those without diabetes, have distinct markers related to inflammation, cardiovascular function, and kidney health. (2017-06-26)
Worrying rise in alcohol related deaths among patients with diabetes
Alcohol has become an important cause of death among patients with type 1 diabetes since the 1980s, concludes a study published on bmj.com today. (2011-09-08)
Edinburgh researchers to probe memory loss in people with diabetics
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh are aiming to pinpoint why diabetes can cause memory loss and mental decline. (2006-06-26)
New type of diabetes caused by a genetic mutation
Scientists from the ULB Center for Diabetes Research and the Erasmus Hospital of the ULB, together with colleagues at the University of Exeter (UK), University of Helsinki (Finland) and Kyoto University (Japan), have identified a new type of diabetes caused by a mutation in the gene RFX6. (2017-10-12)
Adults with type 2 diabetes face high risk of dying from cancer
Cancer has overtaken cardiovascular disease as the most common cause of death in Scottish adults with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation. (2019-07-03)
Effective treatment for diabetes depends on the underlying cause
A study in this week's issue of The Lancet suggests that the underlying cause of diabetes is important in determining how well diabetic patients respond to drug therapy. (2003-10-16)
New ammunition in the fight against type 2 diabetes
Gastric banding can play a vital role in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight and not obese, according to new research. (2014-04-07)
Study shows that indigenous people are not genetically prone to diabetes
The high rate of diabetes among indigenous people is not due to their genetic heritage, according to a recently published study. (2007-04-16)
Smoking in pregnancy linked to diabetes and obesity in offspring
Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of the child developing diabetes and obesity in later life, find researchers from Sweden in this week's BMJ. (2002-01-03)
Statement from IDF on studies suggesting possible link between insulin glargine and cancer
The International Diabetes Federation today called for urgent assessment and responses from regulatory authorities into a possible link between the use of insulin glargine (an insulin analogue) and increased risk of cancer based on findings published on June 26, 2009, in Diabetelogia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. (2009-06-29)
New findings show link between diabetes and pancreatic cancer
Researchers from the University of Melbourne have shown that there is an association between pancreatic cancer and diabetes. (2014-03-14)
Home urine test measures insulin production in diabetes
A simple home urine test has been developed which can measure if patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes are producing their own insulin. (2011-02-24)
Blood sugar diabetes risk for South Asians
New study that finds this ethnic group has higher levels of blood sugar than white Europeans (2012-07-24)
Study shows that diet and lifestyle advice for those with diabetes should be 'no different' from that for general public
New research published in Diabetologia -- the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes -- suggests that lifestyle advice for people with diabetes should be no different from that for the general public, although those with diabetes may benefit more from that same advice. (2013-10-13)
Women with diabetes more likely to be diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer
Diabetes is associated with more advanced stage breast cancer, according to a new study by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and Women's College Hospital. (2015-03-24)
Risk of stroke doubles if diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
Individuals diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are at double the risk of having a stroke compared to those without diabetes, according to new research from the University of Alberta. (2007-06-14)
Couples intervention may help partners of patients with diabetes
A new Diabetic Medicine study reveals that couples interventions may have beneficial effects for partners of individuals with type 2 diabetes. (2019-01-09)
Eating disorders more common among girls with diabetes
Eating disorders are almost twice as common in girls with type 1 diabetes as in non-diabetic girls of the same age, putting them at increased risk of complications, according to a study in this week's BMJ. (2000-06-08)
Being overweight linked to longer life in older diabetics
Among older patients with diabetes, those who are overweight or obese may have a lower risk of dying prematurely than their normal weight counterparts. (2017-06-09)
Maternal overweight and obesity increases risk of type 1 diabetes in children when neither parent has diabetes
A study of more than 1.2 million children in Sweden has concluded that children of parents with any type of diabetes are more likely to develop type 1 diabetes (T1D), and that maternal overweight and obesity increases the risk of the child developing T1D when neither parent has diabetes. (2015-04-27)
Link between antidepressants and diabetes risk is real
Clinicians should be extra vigilant when prescribing antidepressants as they could pose a risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers at the University of Southampton have warned. (2013-09-24)
History of depression puts women at risk for diabetes during pregnancy, study finds
A history of depression may put women at risk for developing diabetes during pregnancy, according to research published in the latest issue of the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing by researchers from Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. (2015-03-31)
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