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Diabetes Cases Have Quadrupled

Diabetes Cases Have Quadrupled

April 07, 2016
The number of adults with diabetes worldwide has more than quadrupled since 1980, rising from 108 million to 422 million in 2014, according to a new study published in The Lancet.
Cheaper Insulin Is on the Way

Cheaper Insulin Is on the Way

April 04, 2016
The first “biosimilar” insulin is set for sale in the U.S. later this year; now, a new study in the journal Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism says it works as well as the brand-name drug it’s based on.
For Weight Loss and Better Blood Sugar, Try Mindful Eating

For Weight Loss and Better Blood Sugar, Try Mindful Eating

March 30, 2016
Practicing mindfulness techniques with eating can be an effective tool for weight loss and improved blood sugar, according to a new study published in the March 2016 journal Obesity.
Insulin Prices Skyrocketing

Insulin Prices Skyrocketing

March 24, 2016
The price of injectable insulin, used by nearly 10 million Americans with diabetes, has risen sharply, forcing some patients to cut back on their insulin to save money.
Exercise May Slow Brain Aging by 10 Years

Exercise May Slow Brain Aging by 10 Years

March 24, 2016
Older adults who reported no to light exercise experienced a greater decline in cognitive abilities such as executive function, semantic memory, and processing speed than those who reported moderate to intense exercise, according to a new study in Neurology.
Marijuana Boosts Prediabetes Risk

Marijuana Boosts Prediabetes Risk

March 22, 2016
Several big population studies hint at an intriguing association between marijuana and lower risk for type 2 diabetes, but a University of Minnesota study found 49-65% higher odds for prediabetes in current smokers and former “heavy” users.
Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea Does Not Improve Blood Sugar

Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea Does Not Improve Blood Sugar

March 16, 2016
A new study says the gold-standard treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) did not improve patients' blood sugar.
The Real Danger of Blood Pressure Apps

The Real Danger of Blood Pressure Apps

March 02, 2016
A new study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine warns patients with hypertension not to rely on apps to test your blood pressure.
Do Diabetes and Depression Up Your Risk for Foot Ulcers?

Do Diabetes and Depression Up Your Risk for Foot Ulcers?

February 17, 2016
Researchers explore the link between diabetic foot ulcers and depression.
Olive Oil Blunts Glucose Response in Type 1 Diabetes

Olive Oil Blunts Glucose Response in Type 1 Diabetes

February 17, 2016
Adding olive oil to a meal improves glucose response in those with type 1 diabetes, researchers in Italy have found.
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