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
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
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
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 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
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
Soluble fiber may improve control over diabetes
People with diabetes who take soluble fiber supplements have slightly lower blood sugar than diabetics who don’t add this type of fiber to their diets, a research review finds. Read more
Long Work Hours Tied to Poor Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes
Long work hours (≥60 hours/week) are associated with poor glycemic control in young Japanese men with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal Read more
Skip breakfast? Science says that may increase your Type 2 diabetes risk
Time and time again we’re told breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Is it true? New research suggests skipping breakfast can increase your risk for Type 2 diabetes. Source: Read more
Eating an egg a day may keep diabetes away
Eating an egg daily can have a beneficial effect on the blood metabolite profile that is related to a lower risk of Type-2 diabetes, a new study shows. Source: Eating an egg a day may keep Read more
Study links green tea with increased risk of type 2 diabetes
A recent international study found that drinking green tea was associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes in Chinese adults. Source:Study links green tea with increased risk of Read more
Type 2 diabetes: Gut bacteria may influence drug effectiveness
A new review of existing research examines the effect of the gut bacteria composition on the effectiveness of type 2 diabetes medications. Source: Type 2 diabetes: Gut bacteria may Read more
Improvements made to type 2 diabetes remission tool used in weight loss surgery
Scientists believe they have improved a tool used to predict how someone will react to weight loss surgery and the probability of putting their type 2 diabetes into remission. At the moment Read more
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
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