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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.

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.

Eating Peanuts and Nuts Reduces Diabetes Mortality Rate

People who eat at least 10 grams of nuts or peanuts per day had a reduced mortality rate from diabetes, as well as other...
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...
Diabetes Drug and Genital Infections

Alert: SGLT2 Inhibitors for Diabetes May Cause Serious Genital Infection

Warning that cases of a rare but serious infection of the genitals and area around the genitals have been reported with the class of type 2 diabetes medicines.
Riomet Metformin Recall

Riomet Metformin Lots Recalled Due to Contamination

Riomet Metformin, used to treat type 2 diabetes in adults and children over 10, has been recalled due to contamination. See full details and lot information.
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.
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.
Happy Boy - New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Could End Insulin Injections

New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Could End Insulin Injections

Exciting new approach to treating type 1 diabetes limits damage caused by the immune system and could end the need for regular insulin injections. Researchers...
Islet Transplant - New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Option Discovered

New treatment for Type 1 Diabetes is on the horizon thanks to researchers who discovered a more successful option than the one currently used.
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...
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,...

FDA Approves New Indication for INVANZ® (ertapenem) for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe...

FDA has approved INVANZ® (ertapenem), a once-daily injectable antibiotic, for the treatment of moderate to severe complicated foot infection due to indicated pathogens in diabetic patients without osteomyelitis.

FDA Statement on Avandia TIDE Trial

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the manufacturer of the diabetes drug Avandia (rosiglitazone), has been informed by FDA that the postmarketing trial known as TIDE (Thiazolidinedione Intervention With Vitamin D Evaluation) has been placed on partial clinical hold.
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 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.

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