FOLLOW US

Diabetes News

InPen, a Wireless-Enabled Insulin Pen That Tracks Dosing and More

InPen, a Wireless-Enabled Insulin Pen That Tracks Dosing and More

September 27, 2016
The InPen, manufactured by Companion Medical, is the first and only FDA-approved wireless-enabled insulin pen that calculates and recommends optimal dosing, tracks and records all of one's doses and times, and shares dosing information with one's health care provider through a mobile app.
The Sugar Industry Buried Sugar's Role in Heart Disease

The Sugar Industry Buried Sugar's Role in Heart Disease

September 14, 2016
A scathing report in JAMA Internal Medicine provides compelling evidence that the sugar industry was more concerned with its bottom line than the health of Americans.
Online Diabetes Support Improved Healthy Behaviors

Online Diabetes Support Improved Healthy Behaviors

August 29, 2016
HealthSense is a program of the National Institutes of Health's National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) started in 2004.
Flu Shots: Health Insurance for People with Type 2 Diabetes

Flu Shots: Health Insurance for People with Type 2 Diabetes

August 09, 2016
The flu vaccine does more than help those with type 2 diabetes avoid coming down with influenza. Getting vaccinated also appears to reduce their risk of death, stroke, pneumonia and heart failure, according to a new British study that tracked more than 124,000 adults with type 2 diabetes for seven years.
How Diabetes Can Mask the Symptoms of a Heart Attack

How Diabetes Can Mask the Symptoms of a Heart Attack

August 04, 2016
In a new study of more than 9,000 people, silent heart attacks—with warning signs so quiet or so unusual that people didn’t seek medical help—were nearly as common as classic heart attacks with well-known symptoms like crushing chest pain. And they were almost as lethal in the long run, tripling the odds of dying during the 9-year study compared to people who didn’t have a heart attack of any kind.
Substitute Healthy Fats for Saturated Fats, Refined Carbs to Reduce Diabetes Risk

Substitute Healthy Fats for Saturated Fats, Refined Carbs to Reduce Diabetes Risk

July 20, 2016
Study results reveal that eating healthy fats, and fewer refined carbs, is tied to better A1c levels.
Prediabetes Missed in Large Numbers of People, New Research Finds

Prediabetes Missed in Large Numbers of People, New Research Finds

July 15, 2016
Learn results of research calling into question current prediabetes screening guidelines. Many people with the condition are being overlooked.
Bye, Bye Butter Guilt?

Bye, Bye Butter Guilt?

June 29, 2016
Experts found no link between butter and heart disease or overall death, slightly protective link between butter and diabetes. But butter still doesn't get a green light.
New Clues About How Anxiety Boosts Diabetes Risk

New Clues About How Anxiety Boosts Diabetes Risk

June 27, 2016
If you have an inability to deal well with stress, your immune system may malfunction, increasing the risk of getting type 2 diabetes, experts say.
MAIN MENU