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Next Generation Google Glucose Monitoring Devices in the Making

Possible new technology to replace fingerstick glucometers...


BREAKING NEWS: Advancement for Kids and Adults with Diabetes

First and only full mobile continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system for adults and children as young as 2 years old...


Low-Fat Diets vs. Low-Carb Diets

Dietary fat restrictions might be more beneficial to people with obesity than low-carb diets...



Effects of Vitamin D Supplements in Obese Teens

Study finds extra dosing may be linked to increased levels of cholesterol and fat-storing triglycerides...


Gastric Bypass Surgery Increases Energy Expenditure During Food Intake

Researchers seek explanation for sustained weight loss after procedure...


Effects of Fructose and Glucose Metabolism on Atherosclerosis, Type 2 Diabetes, and Obesity

New evidence suggests particular sugar combination may be harmful for the body...


Effect of Glargine on Recovery of Patients with Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Therapy change decreased recovery time, incidence of hypoglycemia and hypokalemia...


Difference in Treatment Satisfaction Between Long- versus Intermediate-Acting Basal Insulin in Combination with Oral Antidiabetic Agents

New research has suggested medication combination can optimize patients' quality of life...


Insulin Initiation in Children and Adolescents with T1D

Proper diabetes education at a young age can reduce amount of common errors…


New Study Shows Metformin Resides in Gut, Not Circulation

Even though metformin delayed release resides in gut, it still maintains glucose-lowering effect...


T2D Better Diagnosed Using One-Hour Post-Load Hyperglycemia

Study shows that impaired fasting glucose is less accurate diagnostic tool...


Outcome of Degludec and Glargine on Fasting Plasma Glucose in T1D Patients

Insulin has different impact on fasting plasma glucose and day-to-day changes...


Consumption of Saturated Fats Shows No Significant Risk of Mortality

Inconclusive evidence continues to ping-pong back and forth about whether or not saturated fats have health risks associated with them...


Increased Glucagon Levels Paradoxically Associated with Liraglutide

A recent study lists liraglutide as potentially having an early, unanticipated effect on glucagon in type 2 diabetes patients...


The Relationship Between Renal and Retinal Disorder in Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers study retinopathy as possible indicator of nephropathy...


Lilly's Humalog® 200 units/mL KwikPen® Now Available in U.S. Pharmacies

First and only concentrated mealtime insulin analog...


The Association of Ankle-Brachial Index and Diabetic Retinopathy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

The difference between low and high ankle-brachial index can be indicator for diabetic retinopathy...


The Impact of Late-Night Eating Habits, Sleep Duration on Glycemic Control in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

Late night snacks and deprivation of sleep can have a serious impact in patients with type 1 diabetes...


Vitamin D Does Not Regulate Blood Sugar in Type 2 Diabetes

Patients who are diagnosed or are at risk of developing diabetes should not take vitamin D as an alternative to treat the disease….


Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Associated with Olive Oil Consumption

Dietitians have been praising the Mediterranean diet for years, but no studies related to olive oil intake have been focused in the United States until now….


Soybean Oil Causes More Obesity and Diabetes Than Fructose

Soybean oil could contribute more to the development of diabetes and obesity than sugar….


What A Can of Coca-Cola Really Does To Your Body

Soda stimulates the brain's reward and pleasure centers similarly to heroin….


The Impact of Continuous Glucose Monitoring Review

The advancement of new technology has it benefits….


Low-Fat, Higher Complex-Carb Diet Versus Low-Carbohydrate, Higher-Fat Diet

A better diet that help control gestational diabetes mellitus...


SIgnificant Weight Gain Associated with Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Reconsidering potential surgical option to treat severe obesity...


Impact of Switching Insulin Glargine to Insulin Detemir in T2 Patients

Many people are unaware about the health outcome associated with switching from glargine to detemir...


Complications of Lower Extremity Amputation in Diabetes Patients

Study finds affected patients at increased risk of CVD, chronic kidney disease and death...


Rising Cost of Healthcare for Diabetes Patients

Direct medical cost estimated to be 2.3 times higher than non-diabetes patients...


Alcohol Consumption at Conception May Increase Risk of Diabetes in Later Life

Women who are unknowingly pregnant and still drinking alcohol may be causing more harm to the fetus than previously thought...


Telephone Counseling Can Improve Diabetes Control

Printed self-management materials and medications not enough to provide diabetes control for patients...


Metformin's Effect on Levothyroxine Absorption

Scientists still struggling to find exact mechanism responsible for altered TSH levels when taking drug...


Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Increased Fractures

Lifelong condition may join list of various medical ailments for which type 1 patients are at an increased risk...


Can Papaya Reduce Risk of Diabetes?

Accessible fruit offers variety of health benefits….


New Triglyceride-Lowering Drug

Possibly a new option for reducing triglyceride levels and risk of developing insulin resistance….


New Treatment For Type 1 Diabetes

When mice are given IL-35, type 1 diabetes is either reversed or completely cured as blood glucose returned to normal...


Ketoacidosis Not as Great as Thought in Diabetes Patients Taking Invokana

Retrospective cases showed that some patients treated with canagliflozin had severe diabetes ketoacidosis...


Low Birth Weight May Be Linked to a Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Adulthood

In addition to lifestyle, a new study suggests birthweight may play a role in a person's risk for developing type 2 diabetes...


New Study Suggests Pioglitazone Does Not Increase Bladder Cancer Risk

Increased risk for prostate and pancreatic cancer associated with use of drug...


First Non-Surgical Weight Loss Procedure for Mild-to-Moderate Obesity

ReShape Dual Balloon helping patients to achieve life-changing weight loss without surgery...


Coffee Consumption Proves Potential in Reducing Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Coffee may play a role in decreasing inflammation and thus have an association with lower diabetes incidences...



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2015 Most Popular Articles:

Coffee Consumption Proves Potential in Reducing Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Posted August 07, 2015
Impaired Glucose Uptake in the Brain May Increase Alzheimer's Disease Risk
Posted August 07, 2015
First Non-Surgical Weight Loss Procedure for Mild-to-Moderate Obesity
Posted August 07, 2015
GLP-1 Agonist Semaglutide Completes Phase III Trial with Positive Results
Posted August 07, 2015
Two New Possible Methods for Diagnosing and Monitoring Diabetes
Posted August 07, 2015
Impact of Switching Insulin Glargine to Insulin Detemir in T2 Patients
Posted August 14, 2015
Diabetes Combination Drug LixiLan Meets Main Target in Late Stage Trial
Posted August 07, 2015
SIgnificant Weight Gain Associated with Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
Posted August 14, 2015
Ketoacidosis Not as Great as Thought in Diabetes Patients Taking Invokana
Posted August 13, 2015
A Telltale Sign of Type 2 Diabetes
Posted August 07, 2015


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