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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

If you have type 2 diabetes and use insulin you may unknowingly be at risk of hypoglycemia. A new report concludes that this dangerous condition is an underappreciated public health issue. Here's what you should know.
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.
Diabetes Medications: Is Stopping Meds for Type 2 Ever Possible?

Diabetes Medications: Is Stopping Meds for Type 2 Ever Possible?

If you have type 2 diabetes, it can be difficult to maintain good blood sugar control—even with a healthy diet and exercise. A diabetes pharmacist explains the need for medication.
May 31, 2018
Fasting Blood Glucose Test or A1C? Which Predicts Risk of T2D Better?

Fasting Blood Glucose Test or A1C? Which Predicts Risk of T2D Better?

In a study of more than 21,000 healthy people with normal blood glucose results, researchers found the A1C test results better predicted who would get diabetes over the next four years.
May 10, 2018
In a new study of healthy people with normal blood glucose results, researchers found the A1C test results better predicted who would get diabetes over the next four years.
Vegan Diet for Diabetes: Could Going Vegan Improve Your Health and Your Blood Sugar?

Vegan Diet for Diabetes: Could Going Vegan Improve Your Health and Your Blood Sugar?

A new study shows that eating a vegan diet could help prevent diabetes in people who are at high risk of developing it or are overweight.
April 19, 2018
A new study shows a link between a vegan diet and diabetes prevention. Learn more about veganism and if it could improve your health.
Type 2 Diabetes: Could Using Technology Lower Your Blood Sugar?

Type 2 Diabetes: Could Using Technology Lower Your Blood Sugar?

Technology to help self-manage diabetes is no longer the domain of those with type 1. More and more, those with type 2 are discovering how technology can help them manage and control their health.
April 05, 2018
If have type 2 diabetes and aren't taking advantage of technology designed to assist with blood sugar management you may be missing out. Learn more about systems designed to lessen your daily burden.
Type 2 Diabetes Debate: Could a Higher A1C Target Do More Harm Than Good?

Type 2 Diabetes Debate: Could a Higher A1C Target Do More Harm Than Good?

Diabetes groups consider the impact of less intense A1C target goals recently suggested by the American College of Physicians. Will this debate influence the way you manage your diabetes?
March 28, 2018
Diabetes organizations consider the impact of less intense A1C target goals recently suggested by the American College of Physicians. Will this debate influence the way you manage your diabetes?
Would You Workout for a Better Memory?

Would You Workout for a Better Memory?

In a new study, researchers found short, intense workouts can improve memory quickly. Might this finding be a better motivator than weight loss?
December 20, 2017
Canadian researchers found that short, intense workouts can improve memory quickly. Could more brain power be a better motivator than weight loss?
New Diabetes Drug Delivers Weight Loss, Cardiovascular Benefits and More

New Diabetes Drug Delivers Weight Loss, Cardiovascular Benefits and More

FDA approves semaglutide (Ozempic), which improved A1C and weight loss in clinical trials.
December 13, 2017
Overweight? Consider More Frequent Mammograms, Experts Say

Overweight? Consider More Frequent Mammograms, Experts Say

Swedish study finds that cancers identified within two years of a normal mammogram were larger in overweight, obese women.
December 07, 2017
Swedish study finds that cancers identified within two years of a normal mammogram were larger in overweight, obese women.
5 Ways You Can Reverse Your Type 2 Diabetes

5 Ways You Can Reverse Your Type 2 Diabetes

Lifestyle changes and in some cases, surgery, can be effective ways to put type 2 diabetes into remission. Learn more about what you can do to get off medication and get in control.
November 30, 2017
Experts say it's possible to put type 2 diabetes into remission. Lifestyle changes and, in some cases, bariatric surgery can help get you off medication.
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