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Type 1 Diabetes and Heart Defect Risk in Babies

Babies Born to Type 1 Diabetic Mothers Have Higher Heart Defect Risk

A new study now shows that pregnant women with type 1 diabetes are at a higher risk of having babies with heart defects.
Cut Type 2 Diabetes Costs

Type 2 Diabetics Can Cut Costs by 60% with Self-Monitoring

Self-monitoring of type 2 diabetes reduces follow-up costs by more than half according to a recent study.
Is human insulin a better choice than insulin analogs?

For Type 2 Diabetics, Human Insulin is Safe, Effective and Cheaper

Human insulin is as safe and effective to treat type 2 diabetes as costlier insulin analogs, according to Yale researchers.
Insulin Pill for Diabetes

New Insulin Pill to Replace Daily Injections Developed

Insulin pill for diabetes created by Harvard researchers. This oral insulin delivery method dramatically transforms the way diabetics keep their blood sugar levels in check.
Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes - Race

Diabetes May Signal Early Pancreatic Cancer, but Race Matters

A diagnosis of diabetes may also come with a more than threefold risk for developing pancreatic cancer for people, depending on their race.
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.

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