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Higher HbA1c means increase diabetic ketoacidosis risk
  LOS ANGELES — Adults with type 1 diabetes and HbA1c levels of at least 9% are more likely to develop diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA, than those who reach lower targets, according to Visit External
Dapagliflozin (Farxiga) Improves Glucose Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes
When this pill was added to insulin for patients with type 1 diabetes, their blood sugar improved without increasing the rate of low blood Read on HealthDay News
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 mobile phone and interacts with the user through a coaching app.” Original Article: Pops Diabetes wins FDA clearance for blood glucose monitoring Read more
Insulin’s High Cost Leads To Lethal Rationing
NPR published the story of Alec Smith who was 23 when he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and only 26 when he Read more
Controlling Type 2 Diabetes Early Reduces the Risk of Complications Later In Life by 20%
A thirteen year study by the Diabetes Care Journal  shows how getting diabetes under control early can have very lasting Read more
Kidney Failure Declining Among U.S. Diabetics: CDC
While diabetes cases continue to rise in the United States, one potential outcome -- kidney failure -- has decreased by one-third, health officials Read more
Diet and exercise could increase brain blood flow in type 2 diabetes
Eating a healthy diet and getting regular exercise can help prevent poor blood circulation to the brain in people with type 2 Read more
Linoleic acid might lower the risk of T2DM by 43 percent
Omega-6 fatty acids are not harmful and they can lower the risk of T2DM by 43 percent Source: Long-Term Benefits of Linoleic Acid In Type 2 Read more
Pre-Pregnancy Vitamin D Intake Reduces Gestational Diabetes Risk
Vitamin D insufficiency is common in pregnant women; pre-pregnancy vitamin D supplementation may help them avoid gestational diabetes, per a new study. Read more at Diabetes In Control
Why I’m excited about Tandem’s X2 Dexcom G5 software update – TCOYD Blog
Tandem Diabetes’ free software update adds Dexcom G5 integration to the X2 insulin pump, but has deeper implications for the diabetes market as a whole. Source: Why I’m excited Read more
Your Personal Diabetes Laboratory in the Palm of Your Hand
If you have type 2 diabetes, knowing how to test your blood sugars can be the bridge to better health. And now it’s easier than ever, without fingersticks! Source: Your Personal Diabetes Laboratory in the Palm of Your Read more
A Highlight from My Diabetes Blooper Reel – TCOYD Blog
Endocrinologist (and type 1) Dr. Jeremy Pettus shares his “diabetes blooper” story about what happened when he accidentally took the wrong type of insulin. Source: A Highlight from My Diabetes Blooper Reel – TCOYD Read more
~10% of diabetes cases go undiagnosed in the US
Undiagnosed diabetes makes up a relatively small proportion of total diabetes cases in the United States, challenging estimates that suggest 25% to 33% of diabetes cases go undiagnosed, according to cross-sectional data published in Annals of Internal Medicine. “Understanding the burden of undiagnosed diabetes is critical to the evaluation and monitoring of public health efforts... Read more Read more
Insulin Glargine/Breast Cancer Link Seen Again in Type 2 Diabetes
A study in more than 22,000 women reports a weak signal of breast-cancer risk with insulin glargine vs NPH insulin, but the researchers caution that this should not change clinical practice. Source: Insulin Glargine/Breast Cancer Link Seen Again in Type 2 Read more
Gestational diabetes often leads to poor metabolic health in offspring
Children of mothers who had gestational diabetes are more likely to have increased adiposity, an adverse cardiometabolic profile and early onset of puberty in girls compared with children whose mothers did not have gestational diabetes, study data from Denmark show. Louise G. Grunnet, PhD, MSc, of the department of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at Rigshospitalet... Read more Read more
ADA: Lifestyle management key to treating patients with diabetes
In this year’s Standards of Medical Care, the American Diabetes Association emphasizes that lifestyle management is the key to treating patients with diabetes, according to a review article published in Osteopathic Family Physician.“The cornerstone of treatment of patients with diabetes is lifestyle management. In the vast landscape of advice on diet and exercise, it is... Read more Read more
High magnesium intake helps reduce type 2 diabetes risk in quality of carbs study
Eating a diet rich in magnesium can help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to new research. Scientists from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that high magnesium intake intake was also strongly associated with reduced type 2 diabetes risk which persisted to an extent even when participants were consuming a... Read more Read more
Metformin Reduces Dementia Risk
Study found patients taking metformin were 20 percent less likely to develop dementia Source: Diabetes Drug May Protect the Brain – Read more