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Hate Finger Pricks? New FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System May Be Right for You

Hate Finger Pricks? New FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System May Be Right for You

October 11, 2017
Do you hate pricking your finger to check your blood sugar levels? This new no-prick glucose monitoring system could be right for you.
Could Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Lower Your A1C Long-Term?

Could Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Lower Your A1C Long-Term?

September 19, 2017
Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM), regardless of insulin delivery method, lowered A1C best, finds a new two-year study.
Could Insomnia Cause Diabetes?

Could Insomnia Cause Diabetes?

September 13, 2017
What does lack of sleep have to do with diabetes? New research reveals chronic insomnia is linked to the development of type 2 diabetes. Learn more.
The Diabetes and Depression Cycle: Managing It Can Improve Blood Sugars

The Diabetes and Depression Cycle: Managing It Can Improve Blood Sugars

August 24, 2017
New study shows that treating depression is linked to improving blood sugar.
Too Much Standing: Why Your Foot Wound Won't Heal

Too Much Standing: Why Your Foot Wound Won't Heal

July 18, 2017
A new study finds that in people with diabetes, walking and standing may delay foot wound healing.
Want To Lower Diabetes Risk? Get Nutrition Counseling

Want To Lower Diabetes Risk? Get Nutrition Counseling

March 03, 2017
If you're at risk for prediabetes, nutrition education can help you lose weight, lower blood sugar levels and head off type 2 diabetes.
Jardiance Can Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease and Death

Jardiance Can Protect Against Cardiovascular Disease and Death

January 30, 2017
The FDA has granted empagliflozin (Jardiance) double duty status—it can lower blood sugar and, if you have cardiovascular disease, reduce your risk of heart-related death.
Is Low-Carb Eating Really Better for Blood Sugar?

Is Low-Carb Eating Really Better for Blood Sugar?

January 26, 2017
A review of popular low-carbohydrate diets finds that while very low-carb eating can reduce blood sugar int eh short run, little evidence exists to show long term benefits.
Sugar Guidelines: Who to Believe? What to Believe?

Sugar Guidelines: Who to Believe? What to Believe?

January 05, 2017
Advice about how much sugar to include in your diet is offered by many public health organizations, but a new report, just published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, finds that the guidelines on sugar limits vary greatly and that many are not based on rock-solid evidence.
For Some Overweight Teen Girls, Oral Glucose Tolerance Best Test: Study

For Some Overweight Teen Girls, Oral Glucose Tolerance Best Test: Study

December 08, 2016
For teen girls who are overweight or obese with irregular menstrual cycles, the choice of a test to determine if they have prediabetes and heart disease risk factors is key, according to a Polish researcher.
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