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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.
Kidney Disease Leading to Diabetes - Prevention

Kidney Disease Increases Risk of Diabetes, But May Be Preventable

A new study suggests that Kidney dysfunction increases the risk of diabetes. The findings are significant because it may be prevented through medication and diet.
Diabetics Can Lower Costs, Live Better, with Individualized Care

Diabetics Can Save Thousands, Live Better with Individualized Care

Living with diabetes is expensive, but a new analysis details how diabetics can save a lot of money using personalized blood sugar coals instead of current methods.
Diabetes and Obesity Responsible for Cancers

Diabetes and Obesity Responsible for 6-Percent of Cancer Cases

Nearly 6% of new cancer cases were caused by the combined effects of diabetes and being overweight or obese - and almost twice as common in women as men.
Hand in Hand - Type 1 Diabetes in Adults - The Diabetic News

Misdiagnosed Adults: Type 1 Diabetes as Common in Adults as Children

Type 1 diabetes is not just found in children as believed, but just as common in adults according to research in Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.
Obamacare Improves Heart Health of Americans, Especially Men

Obamacare Improved Heart Health of Americans, Especially Men

Under Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, Americans have more preventive care for heart health - which in turn has lead to overall better cardiovascular health, timely diabetes screening and reduced risk of heart disease.

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