Majority of patients with Type 2 Diabetes may use test strips inappropriately
More than half of patients with type 2 diabetes being managed with treatments other than insulin who filled three or more claims for test strips may have used those supplies Read more
Use of Smart Technology for Diabetes Management
By Vidya Sharma, MA, RD, LD, CDEDiabetes management can be complicated and often requires a multidisciplinary approach to help maintain optimal blood glucose control. Lifestyle Read more
Vitamin D deficiency linked to greater risk of diabetes
An epidemiological study conducted by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Seoul National University suggests that persons deficient in vitamin D may be Read more
Fresh Food Program Makes a Difference in  Type 2 Diabetes
Giving patients with type 2 diabetes access to healthy food at no charge can result in large improvements in their disease and overall quality of life, Allison Hess said here. Source: Fresh Read more
Are Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Monitoring Blood Glucose Needlessly?
Many people with type 2 diabetes may be overusing self-monitoring blood glucose supplies, according to a new study. Source: Are T2D Patients Monitoring Blood Glucose Read more
How To Lower Your A1C Levels – Diabetes Self-Management
What if a healthy eating plan and exercise aren’t enough? Learn more about how to lower your A1C levels from certified diabetes educator Amy Campbell. Source: How To Lower Your A1C Levels Read more
Diabetes: Fasting before a blood test might actually be harmful
Is it actually a good idea for people with diabetes to fast before having a blood cholesterol test? A new study suggests this may do more harm than good. Source: Diabetes: Fasting before a Read more
Increasing Incidence of Diabetes After Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy – Endocrinology Advisor
Reports of immune checkpoint inhibitors causing immune-related adverse events such as insulin-dependent diabetes are on the rise, according to a case series published in Diabetes Care. Read more
Metformin Shown to Decrease Age-Related Macular Degeneration Risk in Patients with Diabetes
In a new study conducted in Taiwan, investigators found that use of metformin to treat diabetes also reduced the risk of AMD development over a 13-year period. Source: Metformin Shown to Decrease AMD Risk in Diabetes Read more
Type 2 Diabetes an Independent Risk Factor for Coronary Artery Disease
Type 2 diabetes is an independent risk factor for sudden cardiac arrest and death in patients with coronary artery disease with preserved ejection fraction. Source: Type 2 Diabetes an Read more
Antibiotics and Blood Glucose
Dr. Basen describes his experience and shares data from a handful of studies Source: Antibiotics and Blood Read more
Promoting Health After Gestational Diabetes
Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. Mother can reduce their risk for developing Type 2 diabetes with these tips. Source: Promoting Health After Read more
The six steps to insulin safety
An essential module for all those prescribing, managing or administering insulin, with the overall aim of reducing insulin errors in clinical practice. Source:The six steps to insulin Read more
Why Some People with Diabetes Taking Metformin Need More Vitamin B12
Researchers say metformin could be reducing vitamin B12 levels in people with diabetes. Source: Diabetes, Vitamin B12 and Read more
Pops Diabetes wins FDA clearance for blood glucose monitoring system
Pops Diabetes Care said this week that the FDA cleared its Pops! one blood glucose monitoring system. The Minneapolis-based company’s device can be attached directly to the back of a Read more
You May Be Prediabetic and Don’t Know It, CDC Warns
More than one-third of Americans have prediabetes, but 90 percent of them don’t know they have it, medical experts say. Source: You May Be Prediabetic and Don’t Know It, CDC Read more
Diabetes Self-Care Courses Can Come With Sticker Shock
Hospitals lure diabetes patients with self-management classes, but the education can come with a high price Read more
Risk for Fetal Loss Early in Pregnancy Not Greater With Noninsulin vs Insulin Therapy
Compared to standard insulin treatment, noninsulin antidiabetic agents did not present an increased risk for fetal losses or major malformations when used in the first trimester of Read more
Fasting Glucose Test Often Misses Pre-Diabetes
Some people with normal fasting glucose results are still at higher risk for diabetes, and a glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) test identified them, according to a study of participants in an Read more
Compare Blood Glucose Meters on the Market
With all the blood glucose meters on the market, it can be confusing to narrow your purchase down to one. Compare prices, features, and more with our comprehensive list. Source: Compare Meters on the Read more