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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...
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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...
Man Preparing Food : Food TV Cooking Shows Fail Food Safety

TV Cooking Shows Fail Safe Food Handling Test

A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that many cooking TV shows fail to model proper food safety...
Happy Boy - New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Could End Insulin Injections

New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Could End Insulin Injections

Exciting new approach to treating type 1 diabetes limits damage caused by the immune system and could end the need for regular insulin injections.Researchers...
Test Sugar Levels with Sweat

Wearable, Pain-Free Glucose Test Uses Sweat, Not Blood

Researchers have designed a wearable, flexible biosensor that can reliably detect and quantify glucose from very small amounts of human sweat for people with...
Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetics with Insulin Pumps Benefit from Aerobic Exercise

A new study of people with type 1 diabetes who use an insulin pump details how aerobic exercise improved metabolic control and reduced insulin...
This illustration shows the schematic procedure for the fabrication of a surface-enhanced Raman scattering contact lens via transfer printing.

Glucose-Sensing, Non-Invasive Contact Lens Invented

Researchers have announced an amazing new technology for people with diabetes that could allow blood-glucose level testing via a non-invasive contact lens that samples...
Continuous Glucose-Monitoring

Type 1 Diabetic Adults Should Use CGM, Experts Say

The Endocrine Society issued a Clinical Practice Guideline recommending continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) as the gold standard of care for adults with Type 1...
Diabetes and Fragile Bones

Causes of Diabetes Induced Bone Fragility Include Certain Drugs

Expert IOF review explains why people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are at higher risk of bone fragility, including the effect...
Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G

First Artificial Pancreas Approved by FDA for Diabetes

The FDA has approved the first automated insulin delivery device, also known as an artificial pancreas, which adjusts insulin levels with little or no...
Type 2 Diabetes Drug for Type 1 Diabetes Heart Health

Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Slow Heart Disease for Type 1 Diabetics

For the first time ever, researchers studied the use of a common type 2 diabetes drug on type 1 diabetes patients and found it...
Diabetes Insulin Pill

Insulin Pill Can Deliver Painless Diabetes Treatment

Using patented Cholestosomes developed in the McCourt/Mielnicki lab, researchers have successfully encapsulated insulin, which means insulin shots could be replaced with a pill.Every day,...
Combo Therapy Helps Type 1 Diabetes

Combo Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes Improves Blood Glucose Control

A new study shows that a regimen of three medications helped people with Type 1 diabetes achieve better blood glucose control and shed pounds.A...
Family Support and Diabetes Outcomes

Study: Diabetes Challenges and Inspires Family Members

A Penn State study looked at the outcomes of people with diabetes when their family members supported and helped them with their diabetes. Their...
Type 1 Diabetes - Extra Steps Help Kids

Extra 1000 Daily Steps Helps Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

  New research shows improvements in cardiovascular health for type 1 diabetic children who take just 1000 extra steps each day.Keeping count of daily steps...
Diabetes Sniffing Dogs

Diabetes Alert Dogs? Dogs Smell Scent of Hypoglycemia

Study explains why some dogs can smell dangerously low blood sugar levels in people and how people with diabetes can benefit.A chemical found in...

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