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Latest news about type 2 diabetes, type 1 diabetes, gestational diabetes and related health issues like hypertension (high blood pressure), kidney disease, eye disease, neuropathy and more. Diabetes news for diabetics, physicians and caregivers.

Source of Diabetic Pain Found

Source of Diabetic Pain Uncovered by UK Researchers

The basis for chronic pain from diabetic neuropathy, which affects about 25% of people with diabetes, has been uncovered by researchers.

Missing Link to Insulin Resistance in Diabetes Found

Discovery could be used to determine if a person is at high risk of diabetes in the next year or never - and may also help predict which patients will respond to specific diabetes therapies.
Clogged Arteries and Diabetes

Surprise Joslin Discovery Could Protect Diabetics from Heart Disease

Joslin researchers have found a protective mechanism that lowers chronic inflammation leading toward cardiovascular disease and clogged arteries in people with diabetes.
Professor Roy Taylor Reversing Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Reversed, But There’s a Time Limit

The good news for people with Type 2 diabetes is that you are likely to be able to reverse it, according to findings presented at the European Association For The Study of Diabetes.
A1C Test - Type 2 Diabetes Drug Found to Help Type 1 Diabetics

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Found to Also Benefit Type 1 Diabetics Significantly

A drug for type 2 diabetes has been found to provide significant benefits to type 1 diabetic patients, according to a new study..
Diabetic Seniors Being Over Treated or Under Treated

17-Percent of Diabetic Seniors Over-Treated or Under-Treated

Too many older diabetes patients are being overtreated and undertreated, raising concerns about a one-size fits all approach which affects certain groups more than others.
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.

Worldwide Medtronic Recall of Diabetes Infusion Sets due to Hypoglycemia Risk

Medtronic has started a worldwide recall of specific lots of infusion sets used with all models of Medtronic insulin pumps for diabetes due to hypoglycemia risk.
Olive Oil - Olives and Olive Oil to Prevent Diabetes

Olive Oil Compound Helps Prevent the Onset of Diabetes

Biochemists dipped into the health benefits of olives and olive oil - and discovered a compound that helps prevent type 2 diabetes.
Meat Assortment - Which one's increase diabetes risk

Eating Certain Meats Increases Diabetes Risk

A recent Duke study found an increased risk of diabetes with higher intake of certain meats, including red meat and chicken.
Discover Could Prevent or Treat Diabetes and Obesity

Nischarin May Treat or Prevent Diabetes and Obesity

Researchers discovered the ability of Nischarin to treat or prevent metabolic diseases including obesity and diabetes.
Women with PCOS at Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to PCOS in New Study

Researchers found a higher risk and earlier diagnosis of diabetes in women with PCOS, which affects 5 to 6 million women in the United States alone.
Chocolate for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

Chocolate May Help Prevent or Delay Type 2 Diabetes, Says BYU Study

Chocolate may help prevent and treat diabetes according to a new BYU study, but there's a catch.

1 in 4 People Hospitalized in Germany has Diabetes

The prevalence of diabetes in hospitals was studied by German researchers who determined that 1 in 4 patients hospitalized was a diabetic.
Tiny Implant to Lower Blood Sugar Levels and Weight

Implant Invented to Lower Blood Sugar Levels and Weight

A spongy implant into fat tissue reduced weight gain and blood-sugar levels with no adverse affects - a development that can benefit people with diabetes or prediabetes.
Sonia Anand - Gestational Diabetes in Asian Women

Gestational Diabetes Risk Lowered with Healthy Diet in South Asian Women

A recent study highlights the importance of public health messaging to South Asian women who are considering pregnancy in an attempt to reduce the risk of developing gestational diabetes.

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