New Program will Provide Insulin at Discounted Prices

BASAGLAR - Insulin Discounted by Lilly for Diabetes

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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Type 1 Diabetes Breakthrough with Artemisinin Treatment

Photo of Human Islets of Langerhans

Researchers have announced that FDA-approved artemisinins, used for decades to treat malaria, offer a completely new therapy for type 1 diabetes.

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TV Cooking Shows Fail Safe Food Handling Test

Man Preparing Food : Food TV Cooking Shows Fail Food Safety

A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that many cooking TV shows fail to model proper food safety measures, which could cause big problems for diabetics.

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New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Could End Insulin Injections

Happy Boy - 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.

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

Test Sugar Levels with Sweat

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

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Type 1 Diabetics with Insulin Pumps Benefit from Aerobic Exercise

Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes

A new study of people with type 1 diabetes who use an insulin pump details how aerobic exercise improved metabolic control and reduced insulin requirement.

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Glucose-Sensing, Non-Invasive Contact Lens Invented

This illustration shows the schematic procedure for the fabrication of a surface-enhanced Raman scattering contact lens via transfer printing.

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 glucose levels in tears.

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Type 1 Diabetic Adults Should Use CGM, Experts Say

Continuous Glucose-Monitoring

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.

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Causes of Diabetes Induced Bone Fragility Include Certain Drugs

Diabetes and Fragile Bones

Expert IOF review explains why people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are at higher risk of bone fragility, including the effect of certain anti-diabetic medications on bone health.

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First Artificial Pancreas Approved by FDA for Diabetes

Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G

The FDA has approved the first automated insulin delivery device, also known as an artificial pancreas, which adjusts insulin levels with little or no input from the user.

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