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Open Enrollment: 5 Tips to Help People with Diabetes Choose Health Insurance Wisely

Open Enrollment: 5 Tips to Help People with Diabetes Choose Health Insurance Wisely

November 15, 2018
Choosing health insurance? Here are six expert tips for people with diabetes to guide them during open enrollment.
Invokana: First Oral Medication Approved for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Events

Invokana: First Oral Medication Approved for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Events

November 14, 2018
The FDA approves canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet) to reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack and cardiac death in patients with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease. It is the first oral diabetes medication to gain this indication.
Diabetes Medications & Heart Disease: Are You Getting the Care You Need?

Diabetes Medications & Heart Disease: Are You Getting the Care You Need?

October 31, 2018
If you have type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, it’s a good time to talk to your doctor. Many drug therapies are being found to have cardiovascular benefits.
Lorcaserin: Can This New Weight Loss Drug Delay or Reverse Diabetes?

Lorcaserin: Can This New Weight Loss Drug Delay or Reverse Diabetes?

October 23, 2018
Lorcaserin, a prescription weight-loss drug, helps with weight loss but also in reversing or delaying the onset of diabetes, according to new research involving 12,000 people.
Are You Storing Your Insulin Properly?

Are You Storing Your Insulin Properly?

October 18, 2018
A new study found that when tested for proper temperature range, insulin is not stored in the home or during transit properly. This can result in a loss of effectiveness.
The Smart Way to Go Vegetarian: 4 Pitfalls to Avoid

The Smart Way to Go Vegetarian: 4 Pitfalls to Avoid

October 11, 2018
Research shows that plant-based eating plans are good for your blood sugar, your heart and more. Here’s how to get the benefits and how to avoid these 4 common pitfalls.
Coming Soon: A Faster, Simpler Way to Treat Severe Hypoglycemia

Coming Soon: A Faster, Simpler Way to Treat Severe Hypoglycemia

September 26, 2018
Nasal glucagon treatment is under review by the FDA. If approved, doctors say it will be a faster, simpler way to treat hypoglycemia—a dangers condition caused by low blood sugar. Learn more.
Food Order Matters: Eat Carbs Last For Better Blood Glucose, Study Says

Food Order Matters: Eat Carbs Last For Better Blood Glucose, Study Says

September 20, 2018
If you have prediabetes, the order in which you consume your food may reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Small study finds that eating protein first may even out blood sugar levels.
Diabetes? A New Diagnosis Improves Your Spouse's Health, Study Finds

Diabetes? A New Diagnosis Improves Your Spouse's Health, Study Finds

July 25, 2018
When one partner is diagnosed with diabetes and receives advice on how to improve health, the other partner makes healthy changes, too, experts find.
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