Diabetes Health News Brought to You by Community Health Networkhttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?groupID=G0075Community Health Network makes a difference by getting you well and back to your life. The network includes hospitals in northern, eastern, and southern Indianapolis, and Anderson, as well as a dedicated heart hospital, surgery centers, and urgent care centers.en-usTue, 27 Sep 2016 14:50:57 EDT(c) 2016 Community Health Network. All rights reserved.60New Guidelines Approve A1C Test for Diabetes Screeninghttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09942http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09942New guidelines released from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) this month feature a larger role for the hemoglobin A1C blood test. It can now be used to diagnose type 2 diabetes and prediabetes.Tue, 16 Feb 2010 11:14:11 EDTIn Control: Tell Sleep Apnea to Take a Hikehttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09915http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09915Those with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have sleep apnea. Learn what it is and how to find relief if you have it.Fri, 15 Jan 2010 10:52:25 EDTPrevent Diabetes with Diet and Exercisehttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09908http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09908Millions of Americans have type 2 diabetes. But a new study shows that simple lifestyle changes can delay or prevent the onset of diabetes.Tue, 15 Dec 2009 15:41:21 EDTGood Blood Glucose Control Is Your Ally Against Alzheimer’shttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09874http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09874People with diabetes are one and a half times more likely than those without diabetes to develop cognitive impairment, or trouble with memory and thinking, including Alzheimer's disease. Mon, 16 Nov 2009 16:58:26 EDTMediterranean Diet May Decrease Need for Diabetes Medicationshttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09867http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09867The Mediterranean diet may help people with type 2 diabetes decrease or eliminate their need for medications to control blood sugar levels. Wed, 14 Oct 2009 14:53:58 EDTDeft Management of Type 1 Diabetes Helps Lower Complicationshttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09830http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09830A new study has found that tight management of the type 1 diabetes reduces risk for serious complications, such as blindness, kidney failure, and heart disease.Tue, 15 Sep 2009 09:58:24 EDTWeight-Loss Surgery May Improve Diabeteshttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09802http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09802Researchers found that when 8,000 obese people with type 2 diabetes underwent bariatric surgery, nearly 87 percent experienced major improvements in diabetes control.Fri, 14 Aug 2009 11:24:06 EDTExams of Obese, Diabetic Youth Show Cardiovascular Problems http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09783http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09783An examination of the neck arteries of today's obese or diabetic young people bodes ill for their future health, researchers report in the journal Circulation.Wed, 15 Jul 2009 10:05:17 EDTType 2 Diabetics May Not Find Heart Screening Beneficialhttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09765http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09765Routine screening for coronary artery disease is of no value for adults with diabetes who have no symptoms of heart problems, says a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association.Fri, 12 Jun 2009 14:47:24 EDTDementia Risk for Older People Increased by Low Blood Sugarhttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09747http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09747Older individuals with type 2 diabetes who have been hospitalized with severe low blood sugar levels seem to have a greater risk of developing dementia, new research suggests.Fri, 15 May 2009 13:50:19 EDTDiabetes Linked to Depression During and After Pregnancyhttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09724http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09724Low-income women with diabetes who are pregnant or who recently gave birth face almost twice the risk of depression compared to women without diabetes, says a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Wed, 15 Apr 2009 15:18:04 EDTDiabetes and Sleep Apnea Linkedhttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09706http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09706Here is a wake-up call to the millions of American men and women with type 2 diabetes: Snoring at night or nodding off during the day may be symptoms of obstructive sleep apneaMon, 16 Mar 2009 14:29:39 EDTDiabetes Studies Update on Nutrition, and on Cancerhttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09683http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09683Adding lentil soup and pasta to your diet may be the way to go if you have type 2 diabetes, based on a new study about the benefits of low-glycemic foods. Fri, 13 Feb 2009 11:40:16 EDTStandard Blood Sugar Guidelines Recommendedhttp://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09640http://www.eCommunity.com/news/index.aspx?pageID=P09640While less strict blood sugar control may be appropriate for some diabetes patients, most should adhere to the target goal of an A1C level of less than 7 percent that has long been recommended for reducing the risk of diabetes-related complications. A1C is a measure of blood glucose levels over the previous two or three months. Thu, 15 Jan 2009 15:20:02 EDT Untitled Page