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November Kicks Off Diabetes Awareness Month

November Kicks Off Diabetes Awareness Month

November 01, 2015
On Friday, President Obama proclaimed November 2015 as National Diabetes Month, asking Americans to join in activities that raise diabetes awareness and help prevent, treat, and manage the disease. An estimated 29 million Americans have type 2 diabetes and another 86 million have prediabetes.
Pharmacist-Led Program Helps Manage Blood Sugar After Surgery

Pharmacist-Led Program Helps Manage Blood Sugar After Surgery

October 29, 2015
When patients with diabetes undergo surgery, keeping an eye on their blood sugar during and after the procedure is crucial to keep them healthy, experts know. Better blood sugar control is linked with better results from the surgery, lower readmission rates to the hospital and fewer complications.
Prediabetes? The Coffee-Health Connection

Prediabetes? The Coffee-Health Connection

August 07, 2015
New research has shown—yet again—that drinking coffee can reduce your type 2 diabetes risk.
Can Cranberry Juice Control Blood Sugar and Lower Blood Pressure?

Can Cranberry Juice Control Blood Sugar and Lower Blood Pressure?

July 08, 2015
A new study found that drinking cranberry juice reduces some key risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The study adds compelling evidence to the growing body of research on the benefits of berries on the heart.
Am I at Risk of Developing Cancer?

Am I at Risk of Developing Cancer?

March 05, 2015
People with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes appear to be at higher risk of developing certain types of cancer—but as to why it exists, there is still some dispute.1
New Mobile App for Glucose Monitoring

New Mobile App for Glucose Monitoring

January 23, 2015
FDA approves new mobile app to allow parents and caregivers better monitor their loved ones blood glucose levels remotely.
Stressed at Work? You May Be At Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Stressed at Work? You May Be At Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

August 12, 2014
Everyone experiences some level of stress on the job.
Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

March 27, 2014
Sleep apnea can worsen the control of blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes, according to a recent study published in Diabetes Care.
Effects on the Heart: Diabetes Drug Act Differently in Men and Women

Effects on the Heart: Diabetes Drug Act Differently in Men and Women

December 16, 2013
Diabetes and Heart Disease: Medications Matter
Too Little or Too Much Sleep Linked to Diabetes

Too Little or Too Much Sleep Linked to Diabetes

October 14, 2013
Sleeping less than 6 hours or 10 or more hours was linked to a greater risk for chronic diseases including diabetes, coronary heart disease, anxiety, and obesity in a study involving adults age 45 years and older.
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