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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.
High Thyroid Levels in Pregnancy May Lead to Gestational Diabetes

High Thyroid Levels in Pregnancy May Lead to Gestational Diabetes

July 18, 2018
High thyroid levels in pregnancy may lead to gestational diabetes. Results of new study spark experts to consider thyroid screening early in pregnancy to lessen risk of adverse health outcomes for mom and baby.
Babies Born to Mothers with Diabetes May Be at Higher Risk of Developing Autism

Babies Born to Mothers with Diabetes May Be at Higher Risk of Developing Autism

June 29, 2018
In a new study, women with type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes diagnosed early in pregnancy had a somewhat higher risk of having children who developed autism. Experts emphasize the risk is still low.
Islet-Cell Transplants: 3 Tech Solutions May Soon End the Need for Shots and Pumps

Islet-Cell Transplants: 3 Tech Solutions May Soon End the Need for Shots and Pumps

June 28, 2018
Three tech solutions could solve problems that are currently prohibiting the ability of people with diabetes to receive islet cell transplants. Learn more.
Type 2 Diabetes and Hypoglycemia: If You Use Insulin, You're at Risk, too

Type 2 Diabetes and Hypoglycemia: If You Use Insulin, You're at Risk, too

June 27, 2018
If you have type 2 diabetes and use insulin you're at risk of hypoglycemia, too. A new report indicates that lack of awareness makes this problem an underappreciated public health issue.
CGM News: Medicare Approves Link to Users' Smartphones

CGM News: Medicare Approves Link to Users' Smartphones

June 15, 2018
Good news for Medicare recipients who want to use a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to manage their diabetes, They will now be allowed to link it with their smartphone, allowing users to share data with caregivers and family members. Learn more.
Diabetes and Oral Health: Why It's Important to Fit Dental Care into Your Budget

Diabetes and Oral Health: Why It's Important to Fit Dental Care into Your Budget

June 13, 2018
Oral-health problems like gum disease can worsen high blood sugar—and vice versa. Here why it's important not to neglect your mouth and how to fit dental care into your budget.
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