Lilly selling half-price version of popular Humalog insulin
A half-price version of Eli Lilly’s popular Humalog insulin is now available, following the company’s promise in March to offer diabetics a more affordable option amid fierce criticism Read more
How fasting may prevent obesity-related insulin resistance
New research adds to the mounting evidence that fasting may be helpful in the fight against high weight and its related Read more on Medical News Today
Even as rates of people who are highly overweight climb, new diabetes cases fall
New federal data released found the number of new diabetes diagnoses fell to about 1.3 million in 2017, down from 1.7 million in Read more on STAT
Why Food Could Be the Best Medicine of All
Can changing your diet combat chronic diseases like diabetes? Source: Why Food Could Be the Best Medicine of Read more
Patient Hurt by Do-It-Yourself Artificial Pancreas Prompts FDA Warning
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned diabetics against building their own artificial pancreas system to help control blood sugar levels after a patient using one suffered an Read more on Bloomberg
Folic acid supplements show potential as ‘novel’ protective measure for gestational diabetes
Women who take at least 400 µg per day of folic acid supplements before they become pregnant may be at lower risk for the development of gestational diabetes, according to findings Read more on Healio
To control blood sugar, set strict meal times
A small study has found that men who are at risk of diabetes could benefit from following a time-restricted diet, which can improve blood sugar control. Source: To control blood sugar, set Read more
The 500 Insulin Rule (aka 450 Rule)
The 500 Rule (aka 450 Rule) is a great way to estimate how many grams of carbohydrate will be covered by one unit of Humalog or Novolog Read more on DIABETESNET
A Third of Type 1 Diabetes is Misdiagnosed as Type 2 in the Over 30s
A new study shows that 38 percent of patients with type 1 diabetes occurring after age 30 were initially treated as type 2 diabetes (without Read more on Science Daily
Insulin Patch
Insulin patches are currently an experimental form of insulin delivery that are at an early stage of research. Source: Insulin Read more
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With Type 2 Diabetes
 Men and women with type 2 diabetes (T2D) have an increased risk for overall cancer and some site-specific cancers, according to a study published online May 9 in the Journal of Diabetes. Read more
Type 2 diabetes report strikes back at attempts to protect sugary lifestyles
Leading health experts have released an eight-point plan to help combat rising rates of metabolic conditions such as type 2 diabetes. Three of the world’s top cardiologists have come Read more
A short primer on how to Lose Weight — What to Eat and When to Eat
Here’s a startling truth. I can make you fat. Actually, I can make anybody fat. How? I simply prescribe insulin injections. Giving people extra insulin leads inevitably to weight gain. In Read more
Blood test may predict who is most at risk for diabetes
Adding a test normally used for diabetes monitoring to employee wellness exams could identify people who don’t have the disease but are at high risk of developing Read more on Reuters
Deep brain stimulation may offer treatment for type 2 diabetes, study suggests
A surprising — but welcome — side effect of a therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder may pave the way for a new approach to treating type 2 diabetes. Source: Deep brain stimulation Read more
Issues Related to Shift Work in People with Diabetes 
Extensive literature show that shift work increase insulin resistance, the risk of Type 2 diabetes, and related metabolic abnormalities. Get advice on management related to shift work in Read more