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Insulin Prices Still High

Insulin Prices Still High

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.
The Connection Between Sitting and Diabetes

The Connection Between Sitting and Diabetes

February 16, 2016
A new study from the Netherlands has found that people who were more sedentary were more likely to develop type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome than those who were less sedentary.
Future Diabetes Diagnosis Could Be Based on 11 Factors

Future Diabetes Diagnosis Could Be Based on 11 Factors

February 08, 2016
Leading diabetes researchers are proposing a new way to classify diabetes based on these 11 factors, reports the February issue of the journal Diabetes Care.
New Heart-Health Threat: Compounds in Red Meat, Egg Yolks and More

New Heart-Health Threat: Compounds in Red Meat, Egg Yolks and More

January 29, 2016
A growing stack of research suggests that compounds in red meat, egg yolks and high-fat dairy products raise risk for heart disease—a leading health threat for people with diabetes—via a surprising route: Gut bacteria.
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