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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.

Doctors and Pre-Diabetes - How Much Do They Know

Most Primary Physicians Can’t Identify All Prediabetes Risk Factors

Study findings may be a wake-up call for primary care providers, the majority of which could not identify all 11 risk factors that qualify patients for prediabetes screening.
Diabetes shifts the oral microbiome

Diabetes Shift Oral Microbiome, Fosters Periodontitis, Bone Loss Around Teeth

A new study led by University of Pennsylvania researchers has found that the oral microbiome is affected by diabetes, causing a shift to increase...
Chronic Disease in Men from Plastic

Chronic Disease in Men Linked to Chemicals in These Plastics

Chemicals found in everyday plastics materials are linked to cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure in men, according to researchers.
Novo Nordisk NovoPen Recall

Novo Nordisk Recall: Novopen Echo Insulin Delivery Devices

Novo Nordisk is recalling certain Novopen Echo Insulin Delivery Devices due to potential health risks, including high blood sugar levels.
Chinese Diabetes Epidemic Statistics

Diabetes and Prediabetes Prevalence Soaring in China

Details of a large survey of Chinese adults, published by JAMA, shows that the estimated overall prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes is soaring and that China now has the world's largest diabetes epidemic.
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.
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4 Medications Best at Co-Managing Type 2 Diabetes and Osteoporosis

According to a researchers, the most effective treatment options for treating type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis together include 4 specific medications.
EKG Heart Test - Diabetes and Heart Disease Treatment for Doctors

Treatment Change to Prevent Heart Disease for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Four clinical trials have led researchers to call for a shift in diabetes treatment that includes medications to lower the risk of heart disease in type 2 diabetes patients.
People Walking - Demographics and Diabetes - Care and Diabetes Rates

Demographics Affect Diabetes Rates and Care Sought

Researchers studied disparities in diabetes and foregone medical care and found demographic differences in diabetes rates and care sought based on race, income, location, sex and more.
Broccoli at the Farmer's Market - Broccoli as an Anti-Diabetic?

New Anti-Diabetic Substance Found Abundant in Broccoli

Researchers have identified a new substance against diabetes with the ability to lower blood sugar levels - and it is richly abundant in broccoli.
Seal Oil Suppmements - Diabetic Neuropathy Treatment

Seal Oil Promotes Nerve Regeneration, Helps Diabetic Neuropathy, Says Study

Recent study suggests that seal oil, taken as a supplement, could help with diabetic neuropathy, a form of nerve damage caused by diabetes.
Finger Blood Test for Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetics: Finger-Stick Blood Testing May Not Be Needed

In a landmark study, UNC School of Medicine researchers have shown that blood glucose testing does not offer a significant advantage in blood sugar...
Journal of Women's Health - Aspirin, Diabetes and Breast Cancer

Low-Dose Aspirin Cuts Breast Cancer Risk for Diabetic Women

Study of women with diabetes showed a reduced breast cancer risk for women who used low-dose aspirin compared to those who did not.
Researchers - Preventing Type 1 Diabetes by Blocking B-Cells

Researchers Prevent Type 1 Diabetes by Blocking B-cell AID

Researchers at The Jackson Laboratory, Cyteir Therapeutics and collaborating institutions have found a way to protect beta cells from destruction -- achieving a longtime,...
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...
Under ACA, Major Improvements in Medical Care, Health for Low-Income Adults

Under ACA, Major Improvements in Medical Care, Health for Low-Income Adults

A new study details amazing improvements in the medical care and health of low-income American adults as a result of the health coverage expansions...

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