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The most current news about type 2 diabetes, formerly called adult-onset or noninsulin-dependent diabetes, including research, studies, treatments, management, causes, stories, potential cures and more.

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.
Yogurt for Diabetes - Eating yogurt may reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Yogurt Lowers Stroke Risk, Helps with Diabetes and Hypertension

A new study in the American Journal of Hypertension details how higher yogurt intake is associated with lower cardiovascular disease risk among hypertensive men and women and can help with diabetes and hypertension.
Metformin Users More Likely to Skip Doses

Diabetics Skipping Doses Due to Side Effects, Including 30% of Metformin Users

Diabetes patients prescribed the diabetes drug metformin are the least likely to follow medical advice regarding their medication due its side effects. Other medications showed better results, but still had patients skipping doses.
Heather Gainsforth, assistant professor at UBC Okanagan's School of Health and Exercise Sciences.

For Type 2 Diabetes, Teaching How to Eat Well Needs to Be Part of...

An international review has determined that 'teaching how to eat well' should be part of diabetes treatment and offers the type of support that can help people with type 2 diabetes better manage their diabetes.
Diabetics Can Lower Costs, Live Better, with Individualized Care

Diabetics Can Save Thousands, Live Better with Individualized Care

Living with diabetes is expensive, but a new analysis details how diabetics can save a lot of money using personalized blood sugar coals instead of current methods.
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.
Diet to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Yale Researchers Uncover Diet to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers, led by a Yale team, observed positive effects in as few as 3 days from a diet that can reverse type 2 diabetes and other health conditions.
Stem Cells Discovery to Treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Stem Cells Discovery to Treat Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Stem cells could address diabetes-related circulation problems, including peripheral artery disease (PAD), and prevent other health problems and amputation.
Pernilla Wittung Stafshede

One Step Closer to a Cure for Adult-Onset Diabetes

New discovery takes us a step closer to a cure for type 2 diabetes.
Diabetic Retinopathy - New Target Found

New Treatment Target for Diabetic Retinopathy

New target for reducing dysfunctional blood vessel development in the eye in a condition called diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness in working-age adults, has been found.
Good News for Diabetics Regarding Loss of Limbs

Discovery: Healing Molecule Could Reduce Amputations for Diabetics

Healing molecule discovery could reduce limb amputations for diabetes patients by using the body's tissue repair system.

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