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Man Grabbing Chest - Lower Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics

Fenofibrate May Cut Heart Disease Risk in T2 Diabetics

A new study shows that the drug fenofibrate might reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes, in patients with...
Photo of Pills - New Drug Prevents Clogged Arteries

New Drug May Prevent Artery Disease in Diabetics and High-Risk Patients

University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers have found a pharmaceutical approach to prevent vascular disease in high-risk people, such as those living with...
Better Diabetic Wound Healing

Bionic Pancreas Controls Blood Sugar Without Hypoglycemia Risk

A bionic pancreas system developed for home use reduced average blood glucose levels while decreasing the risk of low blood sugar - and it's...
Savory Twists = Recalled Gift Baskets

Recall of Food Gift Baskets Include Sam’s, Costco, Wine Country

A number of gift baskets sold nationally are being recalled due to the boxes of Blue Cheese Savory Twists included inside due to the...
BASAGLAR - Insulin Discounted by Lilly for Diabetes

New Program will Provide Insulin at Discounted Prices

Certain people who use insulin to manage their diabetes may benefit from a 40-percent discount thanks to a new partnership, which would start on...
Synjardy Label - Synjardy for Type 2 Diabetes

FDA Approves Synjardy XR for Type 2 Diabetes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Synjardy XR (empagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release) tablets for adults with type 2 diabetes.When used along...
Photo of people walking - which can help with type 2 diabetes

Memory Impairment and Type 2 Diabetes: Exercise Helps

Researchers have found that moderate exercise may improve hippocampal memory dysfunction caused by type 2 diabetes and that enhanced transport of lactate to neurons...
New Sweeteners

Cheaper and More Sustainable Sweeteners Created

Researchers in Spain and Switzerland have designed a process to produce new sweeteners in a cheaper and more selective way.Polyalcohols are widely used in...
Hands in a CIrcle - Working Together to Improve Blood Sugar Levels

Minority Patients with Diabetes Can Improve Blood Sugar Levels

University of Missouri-Columbia study finds an effective way to improve the blood sugar levels of minority patients, a group more likely to experience complications...
Photo of DXA Fracture Risk Chart for Diabetes

Using DXA to Predict Fracture Risk in Diabetics

A systematic review looks at which DXA-based measurements can be used to help identify diabetic patients at increased risk of fracture, which is one...
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Type 1 Diabetes Breakthrough with Artemisinin Treatment

Researchers have announced that FDA-approved artemisinins, used for decades to treat malaria, offer a completely new therapy for type 1 diabetes.It promises to be...
Trader Joe Hummus Recall

Trader Joe’s Recalls Hummus, a Party Dip Favorite

Trader Joe’s Hummus, a very popular holiday party food, has been recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes, which can be especially dangerous for people with...
Photo of Diabetes Educator - Diabetes Education - Affect on High Risk People

Personalized Diabetes Risk Education Not Motivating Enough

A new study has found that education on personalized diabetes risk doesn't motivate behavior change in people at a higher risk of diabetes, such...

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