A Mediterranean diet rich in fruits and vegetables — already known to protect against heart disease — also appears to help ward off diabetes, Spanish researchers said in a report to be published today.
Aggressive insulin treatment or lifestyle changes at the onset of diabetes can sharply curb the incidence and impact of the disease over the long haul, according to two studies released Friday.
People with diabetes are twice as likely to have arthritis, putting them in a double bind as the pain in their joints keeps them from getting the exercise they need to keep both diseases at bay, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.
A single gene called erythropoietin (EPO) helps raise the risk among diabetics of developing severe eye and kidney complications, a study released Monday said.
Diabetes classes or visits to a nutritionist by patients with diabetics are associated with lower hospitalization rates and reductions in medical costs, according to findings published in Diabetes Care.
The results of a new study provide further evidence that two frequently prescribed diabetes drugs -- pioglitazone and rosiglitazone -- increase the risk of fractures, according to a report in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
Two studies provide new evidence of risks associated with drugs commonly used to treat diabetes and osteoporosis, researchers said on Monday.
More American women are entering pregnancy with diabetes, raising the odds of a problem pregnancy and the potential that their children will become diabetic in the future, U.S. researchers said on Monday.
High blood levels of a naturally occurring enzyme linked to blood vessel function predict heart-related events and an increased risk of progressive kidney disease in patients with type 1 diabetes and kidney disease, according to new research.
In a study of people with type 1 diabetes, those with higher blood pressure or hypertension in childhood had higher levels in young adulthood, German researchers report.