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Those with diabetes know the everyday struggle to maintain blood sugar levels at that sweet spot between too high and too low. In order to test their blood glucose levels, diabetic patients have to prick their fingers often and take medication.
Melbourne researchers have identified an immune protein that has the potential to stop or reverse the development of type 1 diabetes in its early stages, before insulin-producing cells have been destroyed.
Telcare (Bethesda, MD) has announced winning European clearance to begin marketing its smartphone-like blood glucose meter, a device already approved for sale in the U.S.
Joint research by the Japan Diabetes Society and the Japanese Cancer Association has found that people with diabetes run a 20 percent higher risk of contracting cancer
Results from the OmniHeart Trial suggest an alternative approach to improving insulin sensitivity by modifying the macronutrient composition.
Measuring the ratio of someone's waist to their height is a better way of predicting their life expectancy than body mass index (BMI), the method widely used by doctors when judging overall health and risk of disease, researchers said.
If your body isn’t getting enough glucose, it will resort to burning fat for energy. In order to break down these fats, the body produces ketones, which can accumulate in your blood and urine over time
A newer class of medications used to control blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics may also improve cardiovascular health, researchers from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center reported
An extended insulin-release system comprising an injectable gel of nanoparticles may one day help patients with type 1 diabetes manage their condition without having constantly to test their blood-sugar and inject themselves with insulin.
Seniors share how optimism, family support and lifestyle management have helped them live with diabetes.
Although first-borns were taller and slimmer, these children had reduced insulin sensitivity and increased daytime blood pressure compared to later-borns.
If you're trying to drop a few pounds, skipping that before-dinner cocktail or glass of red wine with dinner might be a great first step.
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