Affect of Health Plan Deductibles on Diabetes, Chronic Illnesses

Photo: Expenses of Co-pays for Insurance Plans

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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Bionic Pancreas Controls Blood Sugar Without Hypoglycemia Risk

Better Diabetic Wound Healing

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

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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