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New Breastfeeding Benefit: Lower Diabetes Risk for Moms

New Breastfeeding Benefit: Lower Diabetes Risk for Moms

May 24, 2018
Large study shows nursing lowers odds for high blood sugar, even for women who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy.
Diabetes Cure: Could a New Transplant Device Mean the End of Insulin Injections?

Diabetes Cure: Could a New Transplant Device Mean the End of Insulin Injections?

May 11, 2018
Learn how human islet cells packaged in tiny, ultra-thin devices that allow insulin to be released in response to rising blood glucose levels could pave the way for a future type 1 cure.
Fasting Blood Glucose Test or A1C? Which Predicts Risk of T2D Better?

Fasting Blood Glucose Test or A1C? Which Predicts Risk of T2D Better?

May 10, 2018
In a new study of healthy people with normal blood glucose results, researchers found the A1C test results better predicted who would get diabetes over the next four years.
Diabetes and Mental Health: How to Find a Therapist Who Really Gets You

Diabetes and Mental Health: How to Find a Therapist Who Really Gets You

May 02, 2018
A new training program and directory will help people with diabetes find mental health professionals who understand their condition.
Before You Conceive: Getting Fit Slashes Risk for Gestational Diabetes

Before You Conceive: Getting Fit Slashes Risk for Gestational Diabetes

April 24, 2018
A large study of young women at higher fitness levels linked to lower risk for high blood sugar during pregnancy. Why this matters before pregnancy and after.
Islet Cell Transplant for Type 1 Diabetes: Research Update

Islet Cell Transplant for Type 1 Diabetes: Research Update

April 09, 2018
In a new study, insulin-producing islets reduced or eliminated insulin shots and ended dangerous low blood sugar episodes for most
Type 2 Diabetes: Could Using Technology Lower Your Blood Sugar?

Type 2 Diabetes: Could Using Technology Lower Your Blood Sugar?

April 05, 2018
If have type 2 diabetes and aren't taking advantage of technology designed to assist with blood sugar management you may be missing out. Learn more about systems designed to lessen your daily burden.
Type 2 Diabetes Debate: Could a Higher A1C Target Do More Harm Than Good?

Type 2 Diabetes Debate: Could a Higher A1C Target Do More Harm Than Good?

March 28, 2018
Diabetes organizations consider the impact of less intense A1C target goals recently suggested by the American College of Physicians. Will this debate influence the way you manage your diabetes?
Got Prediabetes? Large Study Predicts Those at Greatest Risk of Getting Type 2

Got Prediabetes? Large Study Predicts Those at Greatest Risk of Getting Type 2

February 08, 2018
Researchers evaluated 77,000 people diagnosed with prediabetes to determine which factors put them at highest risk of developing type 2. Learn more.
Diabetes Technology in 2018: Where to Start, What to Know

Diabetes Technology in 2018: Where to Start, What to Know

January 25, 2018
Today's technological advances—aimed at making diabetes management simpler and better—are plentiful. Our experts select 3 of the most promising on the horizon.
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