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Neontal Diabetes - Treatment Called a Miracle

Lancet: Miracle Treatment for Diabetic Babies Provides Long-Term Success

The Lancet details a miracle treatment which is successful in treatment of neonatal diabetes (babies with diabetes) over the long-term, providing excellent sugar control after 10 years.
Deep Brain Stimulation for Diabetes

New Discovery: Brain Stimulation May Treat Diabetes and Insulin Sensitivity

Scientists have discovered that electric stimulation of the brain regulated the metabolism of blood sugar (or glucose) and increased insulin sensitivity.
Irina M. Bochkis

Viruses May Reverse Aging, Diabetes and More, Says Study

A new discovery about the effects of aging in our cells could allow doctors to cure or prevent diabetes, fatty liver disease and other...
Married People Share Diabetes Risk

Spouses Share Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

A new study found a connection between the BMI of one spouse and the other spouse's risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Beta Cells, Diabetes and Vitamin D

Type 2 Diabetes Progression Curbed by Vitamin D Treatment

Enhanced activation of a commonly used vitamin curbs type 2 diabetes progression.
Without TSP2 Protein - Heal Diabetic Wounds Faster

Breakthrough Could Lead to Faster Diabetic Wound Healing

New research uncovers the role of a particular protein that could help aid wound healing in patients with diabetes.
The patch can be attached to the wrist to measure blood glucose without piercing the skin

Scientists Create Adhesive Patch for Bloodless Diabetes Testing

Scientists have created a non-invasive, adhesive patch, which measures glucose levels through the skin without a finger-prick blood test.
Dental Care and Diabetes - Diabetics Not Getting the Dental Care they Need

Diabetics Are Not Getting the Dental Care They Need

A New York University and East Carolina University study has found a concerning decline in dental care among people with diabetes.
ACP recommends less intensive blood sugar control for type 2 diabetes

A1C Goal for Type 2 Diabetics Changed by ACP, Treament Changes Possible

The recommended goal for A1C results for Type 2 Diabetics has been eased by the American College of Physicians (ACP) and it may affect current treatment options.
Game Changing Diabetic Eye Treatment Success Can Be Predicted

Discovery Predicts Who Responds Best to Game-Changing Diabetic Eye Disease Treatment

Researchers have found a biomarker that predicts which diabetic patients will respond best to a common diabetic complication.
Professor Olov Rolandsson

Nerve Damage in Type 2 Diabetes can be Detected in the Eye

A 10-minute eye exam can tell whether or not a person with type 2 diabetes has nerve damage, according to new information.
Yogurt for Diabetes - Eating yogurt may reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Yogurt Lowers Stroke Risk, Helps with Diabetes and Hypertension

A new study in the American Journal of Hypertension details how higher yogurt intake is associated with lower cardiovascular disease risk among hypertensive men and women and can help with diabetes and hypertension.
Low Carb Diet Linked to Birth Defects - Keto Diet, Low-Carb Diet

Low Carb Diet Linked to Rise in Birth Defect Risk by 30-Percent

Women with low carbohydrate intake are 30 percent more likely to have babies with neural tube defects that can lead to lifelong disability and infant death.
Metformin Users More Likely to Skip Doses

Diabetics Skipping Doses Due to Side Effects, Including 30% of Metformin Users

Diabetes patients prescribed the diabetes drug metformin are the least likely to follow medical advice regarding their medication due its side effects. Other medications showed better results, but still had patients skipping doses.
Heather Gainsforth, assistant professor at UBC Okanagan's School of Health and Exercise Sciences.

For Type 2 Diabetes, Teaching How to Eat Well Needs to Be Part of...

An international review has determined that 'teaching how to eat well' should be part of diabetes treatment and offers the type of support that can help people with type 2 diabetes better manage their diabetes.
Healthy Feet after Diabetic Charcot

Diabetic Charcot Foot Surgery Study Reports High Success Rate

Nearly four out of five diabetic patients with severe cases of a disabling condition called Charcot foot were able to walk normally again following surgery.

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