A Common Food Additive Is Linked to Insulin Resistance. Here’s What That Means
A common food additive called propionate could alter metabolism in ways that could increase the risk of diabetes, a preliminary study suggests. Source: A Common Food Additive Is Linked to Insulin Resistance. Here’s What That Read more
No ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Diet for people with Diabetes, Expert Panel Says
There is no one right diet for people with diabetes, and patients should instead have personalized nutrition plans, a new American Diabetes Association (ADA) report says. Source: No Read more
Insulin Resistance: Do We Have It Backwards?
Historically, both diabetes prevention and diabetes treatment have been rooted in the notion that weight gain leads to insulin resistance, perpetuating a medical model for diabetes grounded Read more
Smoking With Diabetes: A Double Whammy
While cigarette labels warn people about how smoking can cause cancer, researchers believe there are also consequences for diabetic patients. Source: Smoking With Diabetes: A Double Read more
Study finds diabetes drug may prevent, slow kidney disease
A drug that’s used to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes has now been shown to help prevent or slow kidney disease, which causes millions of deaths each year and requires Read more
Study: Sugar-added labels could prevent 600,000 diabetes cases
Offering consumers more information about added sugar in food products could reduce the number of heart disease and diabetes diagnoses by hundreds of thousands, a new study says. Source: Read more
Gestational Diabetes Tied to Youth-Onset Diabetes
Gestational diabetes was associated with higher risk among offspring for diabetes in childhood and adolescence, researchers in Canada reported. Source: Gestational Diabetes Tied to Read more
Diabetes Drug Metformin May Help Reverse Serious Heart Condition
Researchers say the commonly prescribed diabetes drug helps lower blood pressure, a key factor in reversing symptoms caused by left ventricular hypertrophy. Source: Diabetes Drug Metformin May Help Reverse Serious Heart Read more
How to Choose The Best Health Insurance Plan for People with Type 1 Diabetes: Key Questions to Ask
Living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) means that having health insurance, and understanding how it works for you, is critical. Whether you are newly diagnosed, moving off your parents’ Read more
Diabetes in pregnancy tied to future heart disease risk
Women with pregnancy-related diabetes are at higher risk for developing cardiovascular disease in the decade after childbirth, a research review suggests. Source: Diabetes in pregnancy tied to future heart disease Read more
San Gabriel Patients Pay More for Diabetes Treatment, Study Shows
A new report form the House of Representatives suggests that patients with diabetes in the San Gabriel Valley are paying up to 23 times more for drugs to treat their disease than in other Read more
Diabetes creates ‘hidden tax’ for US residents
The average annual cost of diabetes for the entire U.S. population rose 13% between 2012 and 2017, according to findings presented in Diabetes Care. Source: Diabetes creates ‘hidden Read more
How Much Difference Will Eli Lilly’s Half-Price Insulin Make?
The Indianapolis-based drugmaker said Monday that it would offer a generic version of Humalog insulin, one of its best-selling medicines. The move could help blunt criticism about high Read more
Reduce your A1C levels: Lifestyle, diet, and nutrition
The A1C blood test measures how well the body maintains blood glucose levels by giving an average result for 2–3 months. When A1C levels fall, this means there is less glucose in the Read more
Individualized Diet Best for Blood Glucose? 
Different people’s blood glucose levels can react differently to the same foods, in ways that researchers may be able to predict. Source: Individualized Diet Best for Blood Glucose? Read more
Lowering Insulin Costs
Are expensive items better? When it comes to insulin, it doesn’t seem so, according to a new study. Learn more about lowering the cost of insulin. Source: Lowering Insulin Costs – Read more
Microchip could identify type 1 diabetes faster than current diagnostic methods
A new method of identifying warning signs of type 1 diabetes earlier may pave the way for methods that might prevent the condition from developing. US scientists from Stanford and the Read more
Vitamin C linked to reduced glucose levels in type 2 diabetes
Vitamin C supplementation is associated with improved blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes, research suggests. A small Australian study, published in the journal Diabetes, Read more
A High-Tech Pill to End Drug Injections
Engineers have developed a tiny robotic capsule that injects insulin once it lands in the stomach. Source: A High-Tech Pill to End Drug Injections (This address is accessible through Read more
Digital Diabetes Prevention Program
Join live online classes with world class registered dietitians and use a Fitbit, wireless scale, and our mobile app to improve your health and lose weight. Source: Digital Diabetes Read more