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Worldwide Medtronic Recall of Diabetes Infusion Sets due to Hypoglycemia Risk

Medtronic has started a worldwide recall of specific lots of infusion sets used with all models of Medtronic insulin pumps for diabetes due to hypoglycemia risk.
Olive Oil - Olives and Olive Oil to Prevent Diabetes

Olive Oil Compound Helps Prevent the Onset of Diabetes

Biochemists dipped into the health benefits of olives and olive oil - and discovered a compound that helps prevent type 2 diabetes.
Meat Assortment - Which one's increase diabetes risk

Eating Certain Meats Increases Diabetes Risk

A recent Duke study found an increased risk of diabetes with higher intake of certain meats, including red meat and chicken.
Discover Could Prevent or Treat Diabetes and Obesity

Nischarin May Treat or Prevent Diabetes and Obesity

Researchers discovered the ability of Nischarin to treat or prevent metabolic diseases including obesity and diabetes.
Women with PCOS at Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to PCOS in New Study

Researchers found a higher risk and earlier diagnosis of diabetes in women with PCOS, which affects 5 to 6 million women in the United States alone.
Chocolate for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

Chocolate May Help Prevent or Delay Type 2 Diabetes, Says BYU Study

Chocolate may help prevent and treat diabetes according to a new BYU study, but there's a catch.

1 in 4 People Hospitalized in Germany has Diabetes

The prevalence of diabetes in hospitals was studied by German researchers who determined that 1 in 4 patients hospitalized was a diabetic.
Tiny Implant to Lower Blood Sugar Levels and Weight

Implant Invented to Lower Blood Sugar Levels and Weight

A spongy implant into fat tissue reduced weight gain and blood-sugar levels with no adverse affects - a development that can benefit people with diabetes or prediabetes.
Sonia Anand - Gestational Diabetes in Asian Women

Gestational Diabetes Risk Lowered with Healthy Diet in South Asian Women

A recent study highlights the importance of public health messaging to South Asian women who are considering pregnancy in an attempt to reduce the risk of developing gestational diabetes.
Mom and daughter -Living Longer with Type 1 Diabetes

Medalist Study Details How Type 1 Diabetics Can Live Longer

Results from the Medalist study underlines the importance of glucose control in adults with Type 1 diabetes, and shows how to lower the leading cause of death.
Arthritis Drug May Help Wound Healing, Stem Cells

Common Arthritis Drug Helps Wound Healing, Stem Cell Survival

Scientists have found a new way to protect stem cells from harsh inflammation during wound repair, and it involves a common anti-inflammatory drug.
Doctors and Pre-Diabetes - How Much Do They Know

Most Primary Physicians Can’t Identify All Prediabetes Risk Factors

Study findings may be a wake-up call for primary care providers, the majority of which could not identify all 11 risk factors that qualify patients for prediabetes screening.
Diabetes shifts the oral microbiome

Diabetes Shift Oral Microbiome, Fosters Periodontitis, Bone Loss Around Teeth

A new study led by University of Pennsylvania researchers has found that the oral microbiome is affected by diabetes, causing a shift to increase...
Chronic Disease in Men from Plastic

Chronic Disease in Men Linked to Chemicals in These Plastics

Chemicals found in everyday plastics materials are linked to cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure in men, according to researchers.
Novo Nordisk NovoPen Recall

Novo Nordisk Recall: Novopen Echo Insulin Delivery Devices

Novo Nordisk is recalling certain Novopen Echo Insulin Delivery Devices due to potential health risks, including high blood sugar levels.
Chinese Diabetes Epidemic Statistics

Diabetes and Prediabetes Prevalence Soaring in China

Details of a large survey of Chinese adults, published by JAMA, shows that the estimated overall prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes is soaring and that China now has the world's largest diabetes epidemic.

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