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HbA1c Variability and Mortality in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

HbA1c variability is a predictor of all-cause mortality....


Short Diabetes Education Program Can Improve Control after Diagnosis

Attending a brief diabetes education program helps glycemic control in newly diagnosed patients.... 


Pluses and Minuses of Glucose Lowering for Older Diabetes Patients

Tight control for older adults offers only modest benefits?... 



Potential Benefits of Glutamine Supplementation for Type 2 Diabetes

An addition of the amino acid glutamine to the diet may help with weight loss and diabetes management.... 


Painful Neuropathy and Increasing Blood Pressure

Painful diabetic neuropathy (PDPN) has been associated with higher nocturnal blood pressure in patients....


Using Corneal Microscopy to Detect Neuropathy in Prediabetes

Corneal confocal microscopy (CCM) could be used and adopted as a surrogate marker for small-fiber neuropathy in patients with diabetes or risk of diabetes....


Can Bundled Therapy Reduce Risk of Vascular Complications?

Under a new system of care, diabetes-related macro- and microvascular complications. are managed as well as glucose control... 


Gastric Bypass Has Quality of Life Benefits

According to research done in the SLIMM-T2D randomized trial, gastric bypass surgery may have additional benefits for patients with diabetes and obesity.... 


Are Insulin Pumps a Better Choice than Multiple Insulins for Type 2's?

Continuous insulin pump might be superior in managing blood glucose than insulin injections.... 


Treating Diabetic Macular Edema with an Implant

The prevalence of macular edema, the primary cause of impaired vision in diabetic patients, is on the rise....


Novartis and Google Developing the Smart Contact Lens to Monitor Blood Sugars

Smart contact lenses would also correct vision in a different way similar to an autofocus camera lens....


Kidney Transplant in Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy-related ESRD

Results are promising but rejection rate is higher with deceased donor transplants.... 


Too Much Medication for Elderly Diabetes Patients?

As patients become older, they become more vulnerable to the risk of side effects that are present with diabetic medications.... 


Effects of Type 1 Diabetes on Neurocognition in Children and Adolescents

Dominant-hand psychomotor impairment in speed was significantly associated with poor glycemic control....


Which Is Better for BG Control: Aerobic or Anaerobic Exercise?

Different types of exercise lower blood glucose in different ways.... 


Obesity May Shorten Life by 14 Years

Adults with extreme obesity have increased risks of dying at a young age from cancer and many other causes including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and kidney and liver diseases.... 


A Potential Prediabetes Weight Loss Agent

A novel hydrogel capsule helps decrease weight in prediabetic patients.... 


Larger Fat Cells Found in Obese Kids

A correlation may exist between larger fat cells and diabetes....


Sitagliptin Use in Diabetic Patients with Heart Failure

There is some uncertainty in the literature about whether DPP-4 inhibitors are harmful to diabetic patients with heart failure.... 


Role of Leptin Deficiency in Type 1 Diabetes

A new study in rats shows that a lack of the hormone leptin triggers a cascade of neuroendocrine events that affects adipose tissue as well as the liver, resulting in hyperglycemia and ketoacidosis.... 


Are Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetics at Increased Risk for Urinary Tract Infections?

Recent studies have suggested that urinary tract infections are more commonly experienced by patients with type 2 diabetes compared to those without.... 


Insulin Pump Therapy Beneficial in Some Patients with Poorly Controlled Type 2 Diabetes

A new study finds that insulin-pump treatment can be effective for patients with type 2 diabetes who have not achieved optimal glycemic control from multiple daily injections.... 


Consumption of Nuts Correlates with Decreased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes and Less Weight Gain

Many benefits are associated with long term consumption of nuts especially walnuts..... 


Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables Help Reduce Chronic Disease Risk

Of the 47 fruits and vegetables studied, only six types of produce did not fit the category of powerhouse fruits and vegetables.....


U.S. FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin: What Medical Professionals Need to Know

The FDA has approved the inhaled human insulin product Afrezza to improve glycemic control in adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.... 


Can Insulin Treatment Do More Harm Than Good for Older Type 2's?

An international team of researchers reports that the benefits of insulin therapy for people over the age of 50 may not always outweigh the negatives....


Relationship between Pollutants and Diabetes

A correlation has been found between glucose levels and persistent organic pollutants.... 


Effects of Diabetes and Obesity on Normal Flora

A difference in gut bacteria has been seen in obese and diabetic patients when compared to healthy patients.... 


Benefits of Vitamin D and Calcium for Gestational Diabetes

Women with gestational diabetes experienced a number of benefits when taking supplemental calcium plus vitamin D.... 


Using Hydrolyzed Infant Formula to Ward off Type 1 Diabetes?

According to pilot studies, exposure to complex dietary proteins early in life may increase the risk of beta cell autoimmunity in children who are at risk for type 1 diabetes.... 


One Possible Answer to Healing Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Polydeoxyribonucleotide (PDRN), an adenosine A2A receptor agonist, improves wound healing.... 


ADA: Teenagers with Type 1 Diabetes Not Even Close to Meeting Goals

One in 5 kids with diabetes has an A1C above 10%.... 


Association between Diabetic Foot Ulceration and Premature Death

Evidence is emerging that diabetic foot ulceration is associated with greater risk of premature death.... 


Metformin Improved Survival of Patients with Diabetes and Cirrhosis

Patients with diabetes on metformin who were diagnosed with cirrhosis had a greater survival rate than those who discontinued metformin.... 


New Hydrogel Promising for Weight Loss

According to a new proof-of-concept study, 2 doses a day of a novel, biocompatible hydrogel, which is not systematically absorbed, significantly decreased body weight in overweight and obese patients.... 


Loss of Taste Buds with Age Connected to Diabetes?

The number of taste buds on the tongue declines as people age and in a new study, fewer taste buds were associated with higher fasting plasma glucose.... 


The 74th ADA Scientific Sessions and GLP-1: A Second Look

When Steve and Andrew got back from the ADA's 74th Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, we put together an awesome overview of some of the new research and studies on GLP-1. Now that we have had some time to review the...


ADA: Degludec and Liraglutide Fixed Combo Shows Continued Efficacy

According to multiple presentations, IDegLira, the fixed combination of insulin degludec and liraglutide, showed long-term efficacy across a range of body mass indices and parameters for type 2 diabetes patients.... 


ADA: Improving Quality of Diet Reduces Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Consuming healthier foods improves risk independently of other lifestyle changes such as weight loss or physical activity.... 


ADA: Is Dulaglutide a Good Alternative to Metformin?

Results from dulaglutide's sixth AWARD trial showed once-weekly dulaglutide 1.5mg was non-inferior to once-daily liraglutide 1.8mg when compared to metformin.... 



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U.S. FDA Approves Inhaled Insulin: What Medical Professionals Need to Know
Posted July 04, 2014
Newly Updated: Comprehensive List of Insulins
Posted June 30, 2014
ADA: Lantus Losing Its Superiority to Newer Treatments
Posted June 20, 2014
ADA: New HbA1c Target of 7.5% for Type 1 Children and Older Adults
Posted June 20, 2014
ADA: Another Inhaled Insulin Treatment for Type 1 and 2 Diabetes May Be Coming Soon
Posted June 26, 2014
Can Insulin Treatment Do More Harm Than Good for Older Type 2's?
Posted July 04, 2014
ADA: The Bionic Pancreas
Posted June 26, 2014
Too Much Medication for Elderly Diabetes Patients?
Posted July 11, 2014
Effects of Diabetes and Obesity on Normal Flora
Posted July 04, 2014
One Possible Answer to Healing Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Posted July 04, 2014


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