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Heads Up About CBD Oil: Risks That Aren't on The Label

Heads Up About CBD Oil: Risks That Aren't on The Label

December 19, 2018
Dangerous synthetics. THC that shouldn’t be there. Low levels of the active ingredient. Concerns about pesticides and heavy metals. In part 3 of our report, what studies show about the hidden side of this unregulated substance.
CBD Oil for Diabetes?

CBD Oil for Diabetes?

December 12, 2018
OnTrack Diabetes investigates claims that cannabis can be beneficial for people with diabetes Part 1 in a series of three reports.
Diabetes Support: Can A Coaching App Help You Manage Your Blood Sugar?

Diabetes Support: Can A Coaching App Help You Manage Your Blood Sugar?

December 06, 2018
Having a virtual coach available 24/7 via a smartphone app may just improve your diabetes control and your life.
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.
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