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Which Diabetes Drug Is Best? July 19, 2016

Study calls it a draw, with a slight edge for metformin

Healthy Fats Can Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Study July 19, 2016

A diet rich in nuts, seeds, fish and vegetable oils could lower blood sugar levels, researchers say

Health Tip: When Your Blood Glucose Rises June 30, 2016

Here are possible reasons why

Cost of Insulin Rises Threefold in Just a Decade: Study April 05, 2016

Since 2010, per-person costs topped spending on all other diabetes drugs combined

Diabetes Treatment May Affect Breast Density March 09, 2016

Women on insulin might need extra breast cancer screening, expert suggests

Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers? March 01, 2016

Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

Artificial Pancreas to Get Long-Term 'Real-Life' Trial January 05, 2016

Researchers will measure how well the new technology helps people with type 1 diabetes

Endurance Athletes May Pay Physical Price December 04, 2015

'Ultraman' competitors experience muscle damage and insulin resistance, researchers find

Could Energy Drink 'Shots' Raise Teens' Diabetes Risk? December 03, 2015

Study found those who consumed caffeine-laden drinks had higher blood sugar, insulin levels later

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Helps Some With Chronic Depression: Study November 18, 2015

Insulin resistance may underlie the mental illness, researcher says

Artificial Pancreas Works Well in Home Trial September 17, 2015

Study found improved diabetes management in a real-world setting

Insulin Pumps Nearly Halve Risk of Heart Disease Death for Type 1 Diabetics August 19, 2015

Better blood sugar control, greater education may help explain results, researchers say

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Language Problems in Women August 14, 2015

But study only found association between insulin resistance and test that hints at brain health

Active As Teen, Free of Diabetes In Later Life? August 06, 2015

Findings showed insulin resistance peaks in early adolescence, so exercise crucial during this period

Latest Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare Looms June 16, 2015

At issue: eligibility of 6.4 million people in 34 states for tax credits for insurance premiums

Could High-Dose Insulin Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Kids? April 21, 2015

Study found daily capsules of the natural hormone triggered protective immune response

Why Isn't There Any Cheap, Generic Insulin? March 18, 2015

Unique development of medication allowed drug makers to extend patents for decades, review says

Diabetes Groups Call for Greater Scrutiny of Insulin Pumps March 17, 2015

American and European associations want more standardization of new technologies

Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought March 02, 2015

Study found half had high blood pressure, half had high cholesterol and 15 percent were diabetic

Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk February 19, 2015

Experts say shortchanging nightly snooze affects hormone that controls blood sugar levels

Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk January 15, 2015

Study of postmenopausal women suggested hormone levels mattered more than excess weight

Are Seniors With Diabetes Overtreated? January 12, 2015

Very tight blood sugar control can pose problems without benefits, study says

Study Debunks Notion of 'Healthy Obesity' January 05, 2015

Very heavy people slip into poor health over time, researchers find

1 in 3 People With Type 1 Diabetes Still Produce Insulin, Study Says December 30, 2014

More likely for patients diagnosed as adults

Technology Helps Manage Diabetes: FDA December 08, 2014

Insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors assist with blood sugar management

Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study October 28, 2014

Researchers find this commonly used medication controls blood sugar for many

Impotence Drug Might Counter Common Gene Mutation in Type 2 Diabetes: Study October 09, 2014

But using yohimbine won't replace lifestyle changes as the cornerstone of treatment, experts say

Stem Cell Success Raises Hopes of Type 1 Diabetes Cure October 09, 2014

In laboratory, researchers have developed insulin-producing beta cells

Study Compares Insulin Regimens for Type 1 Diabetes October 03, 2014

Long-acting versions may beat intermediate-acting forms of the medicine for safety, effectiveness

Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds September 12, 2014

Patients with type 2 disease were less likely to gain weight, suffer dangerous drops in blood sugar levels

Health Insurance May Not Be Affordable for All September 08, 2014

Study highlights gaps and unintended consequences of 'Obamacare'

Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes July 28, 2014

Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it

Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar July 14, 2014

Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics July 11, 2014

But device is still a long way from use by people

Insulin Pumps May Outperform Daily Injections for Type 2 Diabetes: Study July 03, 2014

6-month blood sugar control was better with the devices compared to needles, researchers say

Inhaled Medication Afrezza Approved to Treat Diabetes June 30, 2014

A rapid-acting inhaled insulin

'Bionic Pancreas' Improves Blood Sugar Control for People With Type 1 Diabetes June 16, 2014

Device removes guesswork from insulin therapy, reduces low blood sugar episodes, study finds

Insulin-Metformin Combo Tied to Poorer Survival in Diabetes Study June 10, 2014

Other experts dispute the study's conclusions

Insulin Use, Out-of-Pocket Costs Way Up for Type 2 Diabetes June 10, 2014

Study questions value of insulin analogs, but U.S. diabetes expert says they're cost-effective

Mouse Study Raises Possibility of New Treatment for Diabetes May 21, 2014

Molecule helped insulin last longer, lower blood sugar levels more efficiently, researchers report

Clues to Type 2 Diabetes Discovered on Mount Everest April 14, 2014

Study found low oxygen levels in healthy people at high altitudes led to increase in signs of insulin resistance

Time Running Out to Sign Up for Obamacare This Year March 13, 2014

Here's what you need to know to choose a health insurance plan by March 31 deadline

Elderly Diabetes Patients on Insulin Most Vulnerable to Low-Blood-Sugar Trouble March 10, 2014

Study found they were more than twice as likely to end up in ER, five times more likely to be hospitalized

Some Helpful Hints When Monitoring Blood Sugar March 07, 2014

For starters, wash your hands before you test, experts say

Are All Home-Based Blood Sugar Tests Equal? March 07, 2014

FDA takes steps to eliminate potential risks for people with diabetes

Obesity's Link to Type 2 Diabetes Not So Clear-Cut: Study February 12, 2014

Most participants developed condition after being overweight for years, not after large recent gain

Preemie Birth Linked to Higher Insulin Levels in Kids February 11, 2014

These babies could be at increased risk of diabetes later in life, study suggests

Experimental 'Implanted Insulin' Device Seeks to Control Blood Sugar Levels February 07, 2014

The hope: to eliminate daily injections for those with diabetes, but much testing remains to be done

Scientists Generate Insulin-Producing Cells in Diabetic Mice February 06, 2014

If early results translate to humans, need for daily injections might be eliminated in future, researchers say

Businesses Urge Change to Obamacare's Insurance Mandate January 29, 2014

House panel members spar over claim that provision of health-reform law is a 'job killer'