Painless Smart Patch for Diabetes Control, Insulin Delivery

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New details have been released by the scientists who are developing the painless “smart” patch that monitors blood sugar levels and releases insulin when needed.

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For Chinese Adults, Diabetes Takes 9 Years Off Life

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A recent JAMA study has found that Chinese adults with diabetes lose an average of 9 years off of their life span when compared to adults that do not have diabetes.

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Study: Simple Leg Exercises Can Help Diabetic Heart Health

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A UBC study has found that a few simple leg exercises can reduce the risk of diabetes complications, improve blood vessel function and lower the risk of heart problems.

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Affect of Health Plan Deductibles on Diabetes, Chronic Illnesses

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Newly released details from a study published in JAMA finds that even low deductible plans can mean high out-of-pocket costs for people living with diabetes, asthma, heart disease and other chronic conditions.

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Type 2 Diabetes Drug Treatment Guidelines Updated by ACP

New Guidelines Endorsed by ACP for Type 2 Diabetes

The American Academy of Family Physicians has endorsed new guidelines about which medications should be prescribed for the treatment of people living with type 2 diabetes.

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Fenofibrate May Cut Heart Disease Risk in T2 Diabetics

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A new study shows that the drug fenofibrate might reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes, in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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

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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 Type 2 Diabetes, by preventing blocked arteries.

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Bionic Pancreas Controls Blood Sugar Without Hypoglycemia Risk

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A bionic pancreas system developed for home use reduced average blood glucose levels while decreasing the risk of low blood sugar – and it’s relatively simple to use.

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New Program will Provide Insulin at Discounted Prices

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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 January 1st.

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FDA Approves Synjardy XR for Type 2 Diabetes

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Synjardy XR (empagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release) tablets for adults with type 2 diabetes.

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