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.

[Read more…]

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.

[Read more…]

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

Type 2 Diabetes Drug for Type 1 Diabetes Heart Health

For the first time ever, researchers studied the use of a common type 2 diabetes drug on type 1 diabetes patients and found it lowered their chances of developing heart disease.

[Read more…]

Insulin Pill Can Deliver Painless Diabetes Treatment

Diabetes Insulin Pill

Using patented Cholestosomes developed in the McCourt/Mielnicki lab, researchers have successfully encapsulated insulin, which means insulin shots could be replaced with a pill.

[Read more…]

Combo Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes Improves Blood Glucose Control

Combo Therapy Helps Type 1 Diabetes

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

[Read more…]

Study: Diabetes Challenges and Inspires Family Members

Family Support and Diabetes Outcomes

A Penn State study looked at the outcomes of people with diabetes when their family members supported and helped them with their diabetes. Their findings were very interesting…

[Read more…]

Extra 1000 Daily Steps Helps Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes - Extra Steps Help Kids

 

New research shows improvements in cardiovascular health for type 1 diabetic children who take just 1000 extra steps each day.

[Read more…]

Diabetes Alert Dogs? Dogs Smell Scent of Hypoglycemia

Diabetes Sniffing Dogs

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

[Read more…]

Automated OCL Insulin System Improved Glucose Control in Kids

Journal: Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics (DTT)

A newly published journal article details the success of an overnight closed-loop (OCL) control system, intended to mimic pancreatic beta-cell function, among children with diabetes.

[Read more…]

Air Pollution Linked to Poorer Blood Sugar and Cholesterol

Pollution Affects Blood Sugar Levels and Cholesterol

Exposure to air pollution has an especially negative impact on people with diabetes, which includes worsening blood sugar levels.

[Read more…]