Study: Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Diabetes and Obesity
A new study presented Sunday at the 2018 Experimental Biology meeting examined the biochemical effects of artificial sweeteners in rats and cell cultures. Researchers fed one group of rats Read more
Class of type 2 diabetes drugs doesn’t cut death risk compared to placebo
Comparing three classes of type 2 diabetes drugs, researchers found one class, which includes Onglyza and Januvia, did not reduce death risk. Source: Class of type 2 diabetes drugs Read more
Gene Affects How Some Women Store Fat – And Ups Their Diabetes Risk
Cruelly, the gene is sex specific: Men with the same variation of the fat-distribution gene have a much less heightened diabetes Read more
Obesity Risk in Infants Born to Women With Diabetes – Endocrinology Advisor
Parents and healthcare workers should carefully consider the risk for obesity in infants born to women with diabetes, especially infants born large for gestational age, and should initiate Read more
Glucose-monitoring patch could mean no more finger-pricking for people with diabetes
​For millions of people with diabetes, performing finger-prick blood tests to monitor blood glucose levels is an unpleasant part of daily life. If a new glucose-monitoring adhesive skin Read more
Fitbit’s Ionic to offer glucose monitoring for people with diabetes
Launched late last month, Fitbit’s Ionic is the company’s attempt at claiming some territory from smartwatch heavyweights like Apple and Garmin. Now the feature-packed wearable Read more
Broccoli could offer people with diabetes and obesity a drug-free way to slash blood sugar levels
Love it or hate it, Swedish scientists have another reason for you to finish your broccoli: sulforaphane, an antioxidant found in the vegetable, could be Nature’s secret weapon against Read more
Thriving as a Vegetarian with Diabetes
Living with diabetes is no simple thing. And figuring out what you can safely eat to keep your blood sugars within safe ranges – not too high, not too low – can be quite the learning Read more
3 Things People with Type 2 Diabetes Need To Know Before Starting The Keto Diet
Whether you’ve been struggling with type-2 diabetes for years or are a pre-diabetic individual who needs to make some changes, the Keto Diet could be the diet you’ve been Read more
Big Breakfast Beats Traditional 6-Meal Diabetes Diet
For poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, eating a big breakfast and lunch is enough to lessen need for insulin, promotes weight loss, and reduces hunger when compared to traditional 6 meal a Read more
Study: City areas with healthy eating, exercise options help control diabetes
Diabetics better control their disease if they live in a city’s area with options for healthier eating and physical activity, according to a study in New York. Source: Study: City Read more
7 Ways to Cope with Diabetes Burnout
Do you suffer from diabetes burnout? Do you wish you could just take a break from diabetes? Here are 7 non-destructive ways to deal with diabetes burnout.. Source: 7 Ways to Cope with Read more
Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Brush Your Teeth Right After A Bout Of Morning Sickness
What’s the first thing you do after a bout of morning sickness? Brush your teeth, right? Actually, according to dental health experts, that way lies disaster. Source: Here’s Why Read more
How to Find Experienced Mental Health Care Providers for People with Diabetes
A new online directory locates professionals who are trained to work with the specific mental health needs of people with diabetes Source: How to Find Experienced Mental Health Care Read more
Two Pills for Type 1 Diabetes Under US and European Review
Farxiga and Sotagliflozin are the first pills to seek approval as add-ons to insulin for type 1; both bring strong time-in-range benefits, and if approved, might launch in 2019 Source: Two Read more
Eating fiber helps your gut bacteria fight diabetes
Consuming fiber promotes the growth of certain strains of gut bacteria. In turn, these bacteria reduce the symptoms of diabetes and promote weight loss. Source: Eating fiber helps your gut Read more
Vegan Diets a ‘One-Stop Shop’ for Diabetes Care?
Explaining benefits, providing structure helps patients change their lifestyles. Source: Vegan Diets a ‘One-Stop Shop’ for Diabetes Read more
Total Estimated Cost of Diagnosed Diabetes $327 Billion in 2017
Care for people with diagnosed diabetes accounts for 1 in 4 health care dollars in the U.S. Source: Total Estimated Cost of Diagnosed Diabetes $327 Billion in Read more
Pregnant Kidney Stone Formers Have Higher Risk of Gestational Diabetes
Pregnant women with vs without a history of nephrolithiasis are more likely to experience gestational diabetes and preeclampsia. Original Article: Pregnant Stone Formers Have Higher Risk of Read more
Study: High-energy breakfast aids weight loss in people with diabetes
Obese people with type 2 diabetes can improve their conditions with a high-energy breakfast but a smaller lunch and dinner, according to research from Israel. Source: Study: High-energy Read more