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The most current news about type 2 diabetes, formerly called adult-onset or noninsulin-dependent diabetes, including research, studies, treatments, management, causes, stories, potential cures and more.

Jardiance Approved by FDA to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Jardiance (empagliflozin) tablets have been approved by the FDA as an addition to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in type 2 diabetic adults.
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Research Team Discovers Diabetes Cure Without Side Effects

An exciting discovery has led to a new technique that has cured diabetes for one year without side effects by increasing the types of...
Wearable for Diabetes Monitoring

Diabetes Wearable Reads Sweat to Monitor Glucose, Cortisol and IL-6

Bioengineers have created a durable and versatile biosensor wearable for diabetes monitoring that measures 3 molecules, including blood sugar, from sweat.
Sugar Sponge forTreating Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Sugar Sponge: Insulin-free Diabetes Treatment Reported

Researchers report the development of "sugar sponges" that sop up and release glucose as needed and it's use as a treatment for both type...
Sensor Tests Glucose Levels for Diabetes

New Paper Patch for Diabetics Measures Blood Sugar Levels, Pain-Free

New sensor patch allows diabetics to effectively measure their sugar levels, pain free.
Fasting-like Diet Reverses T1 and T2 Diabetes in Study

Periodic Fasting Diet May Reverse Type 1 and 2 Diabetes, Says USC-led study

A diet designed to imitate the effects of fasting appears to reverse diabetes for type 1 and type 2 diabetes by reprogramming cells, a...
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Treatment Change to Prevent Heart Disease for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Four clinical trials have led researchers to call for a shift in diabetes treatment that includes medications to lower the risk of heart disease in type 2 diabetes patients.
Insulin Capsule for Diabetes

Oral Insulin Capsule to Replace Injections Developed

Researchers have created a way to deliver insulin in the form of a capsule that can be taken orally. This is a huge development,...
Professor Roy Taylor Reversing Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Reversed, But There’s a Time Limit

The good news for people with Type 2 diabetes is that you are likely to be able to reverse it, according to findings presented at the European Association For The Study of Diabetes.
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4 Medications Best at Co-Managing Type 2 Diabetes and Osteoporosis

According to a researchers, the most effective treatment options for treating type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis together include 4 specific medications.
Insulin-producing cell in the islets

New Insulin-Producing Cell a Big Discovery for Diabetes

Researchers have discovered a possible new route to regenerating the insulin-producing function lost in diabetes - a finding that could lead to a cure...
Finger Blood Test for Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetics: Finger-Stick Blood Testing May Not Be Needed

In a landmark study, UNC School of Medicine researchers have shown that blood glucose testing does not offer a significant advantage in blood sugar...
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Tresiba Approved for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Tresiba has been approved by the FDA for both type 1 and type diabetes, marking the first new basal insulin molecule to be approved...
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Painless Smart Patch for Diabetes Control, Insulin Delivery

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

FDA Warns About Type 2 Diabetes Drug Canagliflozin Side Effects

FDA has strengthened it's warning for the type 2 diabetes medicine Canagliflozin, which is sold under the names Invokana and Invokamet, by adding new...

New Metformin Could Help 40-percent of Diabetes Patients That Currently Can’t Take Metformin

New metformin treatment option for the 40 percent of diabetes patients that currently can't take this first-line drug of choice.Although metformin was introduced as...

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