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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.
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.
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