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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.

Bruno Doiron and Ralph DeFronzo - Cure for Diabetes

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...
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...
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.
EKG Heart Test - Diabetes and Heart Disease Treatment for Doctors

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.
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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.

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.
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...
Broccoli at the Farmer's Market - Broccoli as an Anti-Diabetic?

New Anti-Diabetic Substance Found Abundant in Broccoli

Researchers have identified a new substance against diabetes with the ability to lower blood sugar levels - and it is richly abundant in broccoli.
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...
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...
Photo of How Smart Patch for Diabetes Works

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...
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,...
Vials of Tresiba

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...
Chinese Diabetes Epidemic Statistics

Diabetes and Prediabetes Prevalence Soaring in China

Details of a large survey of Chinese adults, published by JAMA, shows that the estimated overall prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes is soaring and that China now has the world's largest diabetes epidemic.
Brain Scan -- What is the Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Brain Cancer

Surprising Link Between Blood Sugar Levels and Brain Cancer

New research further illuminates the surprising relationship between blood sugar levels and brain tumors and could begin to shed light on how certain cancers...

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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