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Gaps Found In All Components Of Private Health Insurance Coverage For People With Diabetes

Study identifies barriers in all components of the private health insurance system that can prevent Americans with diabetes from properly managing the disease.
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Type 1 Diabetic Adults Should Use CGM, Experts Say

The Endocrine Society issued a Clinical Practice Guideline recommending continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) as the gold standard of care for adults with Type 1...

Fructose Consumption May Deplete Cellular Energy in Patients with Obesity and Diabetes

Obese people who consume increased amounts of fructose, a type of sugar that is found in particular in soft drinks and fruit juices, are at risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NFALD) and more its more severe forms, fatty inflammation and scarring.

Weight Management Program Improves Body Fat Levels, Diabetes Risk Factors for Overweight Children

Children who participated in a family-based weight management program designed for inner-city minority children had better outcomes regarding weight gain, body fat, body mass index (BMI) and insulin sensitivity compared to children who received traditional weight counseling in a clinic.

Study: Obesity a Major Factor in the Diabetes Epidemic

Researchers conclude that obesity is a major factor in the recent increase of newly diagnosed diabetes.
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Virtual Reality a New Tool for Evaluating Balance in Glaucoma Patients

People living with diabetes are nearly twice as likely to get glaucoma. Falls are a leading cause of injury and death, and the risk...

Team Reveals Molecular Mechanism Underlying a Form of Diabetes

Researchers have discovered a new molecular mechanism that regulates specialized pancreatic cells and insulin secretion. Findings may help identify new molecular targets for treating both rare and common forms of diabetes and hyperinsulinemia.

Moderate Alcohol Consumption After Meals Can Decrease Levels of Insulin

New research shows that drinking a moderate amount of white wine on its own after a meal can cause levels of insulin to drop almost immediately.

Study: Where Body Fat is Stored May Determine Likelihood of Obese People Developing Type...

Obese individuals with excess visceral fat have an increased risk for the development of Type 2 diabetes. By contrast, persons with excess abdominal subcutaneous fat were...

Old Diabetes Drug Teaches Experts New Tricks

The drug most commonly used in type 2 diabetics who don't need insulin works on a much more basic level than once thought.

Effect of Diabetes Case Management Among Low-Income Minority Populations

Diabetes case management, added to primary care, substantially improved glycemic control compared with a control group.

New Pathway May Lead to Therapies for Liver Disease and Diabetes

Researchers have discovered a process that controls the amount of fat that cells store for use as a back-up energy source.

Scientists Report New Findings on the Connection Between Diabetes and Heart Disease and Stroke

Research findings released today at the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) annual meeting shed new light on the connection between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Daily Sessions of Whole-Body Vibration May Combat Pre-diabetes in Youth

Daily sessions of whole-body vibration may combat prediabetes in adolescents, dramatically reducing inflammation, average blood glucose levels and symptoms such as frequent urination.
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Sleep Apnea Common in Women with Gestational Diabetes

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is prevalent in obese, pregnant Asian women with gestational diabetes, even when their diabetes is controlled by diet, a new...

Study: Effects Of Tight Glucose Control Seen Years Later In Diabetic Neuropathy

People with diabetes who keep their blood sugar in check today will probably have a far lower chance of developing foot pain or other nerve damage tomorrow, according to new research results from a national study.

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