Diabetes

Diabetes Associated With Higher Risk of Most Cancers During Certain Time Periods

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Patients with diabetes had a significantly higher risk of most cancers, but only in the 10 years prior to and in the 3 months after diabetes diagnosis.

High Blood Sugar Associated With Lower Risk of Meningioma

High Blood Sugar Associated With Lower Risk of Meningioma

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Benign brain tumors that have previously been associated with obesity and diabetes are surprisingly less likely to emerge in patients with high blood sugar, according to new research.

More Survivors of AYA Cancer Smoke Than Those Without Cancer

More Survivors of AYA Cancer Smoke Than Those Without Cancer

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Cigarette smoking is more common among survivors of AYA cancer than those without cancer, and smoking is associated with greater comorbidities and poorer general health.

Metformin May Reduce Cancer Mortality Risk for Women

Metformin May Reduce Cancer Mortality Risk for Women

Older women with diabetes and cancer taking metformin saw an increase in survival.

Risk of Bladder Cancer Higher for Patients Taking a Specific Diabetes Medication

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Pioglitazone use correlated with increased rates of bladder cancer across a large population. The risk of developing bladder cancer also increased with higher dose and longer use of the drug.

Type 1 Diabetes Linked With Several Common Cancers

Type 1 Diabetes Linked With Several Common Cancers

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Type 1 diabetes was associated with differences in the risk for developing several common cancers.

Risk of Metabolic Syndrome Increased in Survivors of Childhood Cancer

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Early cardiovascular events are a risk for survivors of childhood cancer, according to researchers who also advocate for a unified definition of pediatric metabolic syndrome.

Diabetes Linked to Worse Survival in Renal Cell Carcinoma

Diabetes Linked to Worse Survival in Renal Cell Carcinoma

For patients with diabetes, poor glycemic control is linked to higher risk of postoperative progression.

Intensive Blood Pressure Control Improves Outcomes in Major Cardiovascular Events But Has Risks

Intensive Blood Pressure Control Improves Outcomes in Major Cardiovascular Events But Has Risks

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Rates of some adverse events are significantly higher for these patients.

Processes and Cost of Care for Older Adults With Diabetes Similar for NPs and PCPs

Processes and Cost of Care for Older Adults With Diabetes Similar for NPs and PCPs

Similar rates of recommended processes of diabetes care were observed for both nurse practitioners and primary care physicians, according to a recent study.

Researchers identify a new treatment strategy for tumors associated with diabetes

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A newly discovered tissue- and organ-specific mechanism that when inhibited, reduces tumor growth in mice with diabetes. The approach may be also used to treat other diabetes complications associated with increased blood vessel growth.

Patients with diabetes receiving treatment for CRC may experience more neuropathic symptoms

Patients with diabetes receiving treatment for CRC may experience more neuropathic symptoms

Patients with colorectal cancer who also have diabetes experienced more neuropathic symptoms, regardless of cancer treatment.

Taxane-induced peripheral neuropathy more common in patients with diabetes longer than 5 years

Taxane-induced peripheral neuropathy more common in patients with diabetes longer than 5 years

Patients receiving taxane-based therapy who have had diabetes for more than 5 years may be at a higher risk for neuropathy.

Blood sugar checks are beneficial for those with type 2 diabetes

Blood sugar checks are beneficial for those with type 2 diabetes

Blood sugar self-monitoring benefits patients with type 2 diabetes even if they are not prescribed insulin.

Myocardial infarction, stroke risk similar for metformin combo with insulin, sulfonylureas

Myocardial infarction, stroke risk similar for metformin combo with insulin, sulfonylureas

Risk of heart attack or stroke is similar for treatment with sulfonylureas or insulin, plus metformin, among patients with type 2 diabetes.

Nut consumption may decrease risk of colorectal, endometrial cancers

Nut consumption may decrease risk of colorectal, endometrial cancers

Nut consumption is associated with a reduced risk for developing certain types of cancer, but not type 2 diabetes.

Replacing one serving of sugary drink every day may lower diabetes risk

Replacing one serving of sugary drink every day may lower diabetes risk

Replacing one serving of a sugary drink per day with water, unsweetened tea, or coffee can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Smoking cessation may deteriorate glycemic control in diabetic patients

Smoking cessation may deteriorate glycemic control in diabetic patients

Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who quit smoking see a temporary deterioration in glycemic control that may last up to three years.

Statins may increase risk of diabetes by 46 percent

Statins may increase risk of diabetes by 46 percent

The use of statins is associated with a 46% increase in the risk of developing diabetes.

Each hour of TV watching increases risk of diabetes by 3.4 percent

Each hour of TV watching increases risk of diabetes by 3.4 percent

Each hour spent watching television daily increases the risk of developing diabetes by 3.4%.

Nutrients in eggs help lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Nutrients in eggs help lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Egg consumption may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes may predispose individuals to advanced breast cancer

Diabetes may predispose individuals to advanced breast cancer

Women with diabetes may have an increased risk of being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, according to new study results.

Metformin use associated with decreased risk of colorectal cancer

Metformin use associated with decreased risk of colorectal cancer

Metformin use is associated with a decreased risk of developing colorectal cancer.

Repeated courses of certain antibiotics associated with increased diabetes risk

Repeated courses of certain antibiotics associated with increased diabetes risk

Repeated use of antibiotics may increase people's risk of developing type 2 diabetes by changing their gut flora.

Breast cancer more likely to be advanced stage disease at diagnosis in women with diabetes

Breast cancer more likely to be advanced stage disease at diagnosis in women with diabetes

Breast cancer in women with diabetes is more likely to be advanced stage at diagnosis.

Ingredient in common cough medicine may aid diabetes treatment

Ingredient in common cough medicine may aid diabetes treatment

An ingredient found in common cough medicine may be able to aid in the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes.

Onion extract may lower blood sugar, cholesterol in diabetes

Onion extract may lower blood sugar, cholesterol in diabetes

Allium cepa, an extract found in onion bulbs, may be able to lower high blood glucose as well as total cholesterol levels in diabetes.

Missing 30 minutes of sleep on weekdays linked to obesity, insulin resistance

Missing 30 minutes of sleep on weekdays linked to obesity, insulin resistance

Missing just 30 minutes of sleep during weeknights could increase a person's weight and disrupt metabolism.

Statins increase risk of diabetes in Caucasian men

Statins increase risk of diabetes in Caucasian men

Statin use is associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes.

Obese individuals with type 2 diabetes should perform resistance exercises after dinner

Obese individuals with type 2 diabetes should perform resistance exercises after dinner

Individuals with type 2 diabetes can decrease their risk of cardiovascular diseases more effectively by exercising after dinner.

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