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FDA Warns Diabetics Against Use of Secondhand Test Strips June 20, 2017

Previously purchased products may not have been stored properly, could lead to inaccurate results

Broccoli Extract Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes June 14, 2017

But supplement only seems to help a certain group of people with the disease

Key Diabetes Test Gives Higher Blood Sugar Readings in Black Patients June 13, 2017

Study suggests difference stems from both biological and care issues

For Diabetics, Nasal Powder Fixed Severe Low Blood Sugar June 13, 2017

New product much easier to use than rescue injections, researcher says

Can Folks With Type 2 Diabetes Forgo the Finger Stick? June 12, 2017

Self-monitoring of blood sugar had no effect on long-term glucose levels in those not taking insulin, researchers say

Health Tip: What's My Target Blood Glucose? June 06, 2017

It varies based on these factors

Diabetes Drug Gets FDA Warning Due to Amputation Risk May 17, 2017

Canagliflozin tied to a doubling of amputations of legs, feet, agency says

When Is It Safe to Drive With Type 1 Diabetes? April 21, 2017

Researchers say new checklist can help determine when low blood sugar should keep you off the road

Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes March 15, 2017

Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

Severe Low Blood Sugar Episode May Up Death Risk in Those With Type 2 Diabetes March 10, 2017

Study also found a jump in heart disease and stroke odds

Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications February 28, 2017

This growing group has double the problems as peers with type 1 disease, study finds

Dentists at the Front Line in Diabetes Epidemic February 23, 2017

Severe gum disease can signal undiagnosed case of blood sugar disease

Dealing With Diabetes Distress February 16, 2017

The blood sugar disease often comes with enormous mental and emotional strains, specialists say

Is There a Link Between Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer? January 31, 2017

Type 2 diabetes onset or worsening may be early sign of deadly, hard-to-detect cancer, study suggests

High-Tech Blood Sugar Monitors May Help People With Type 1 Diabetes January 24, 2017

Pair of studies found patients taking insulin injections had better levels with devices

Cold-Weather Foot Care Key for Diabetics January 12, 2017

It's important to make sure feet stay as dry as possible, especially between the toes

Native Americans Make Progress Against Diabetes Complication January 10, 2017

Kidney failure down by 54 percent over 2 decades, CDC report finds

Metformin Still Best as First Type 2 Diabetes Treatment January 03, 2017

American College of Physicians updated diabetes guidelines, said second drug can be added

FDA OKs High-Tech Diabetes Device to Help Replace Fingerstick Tests December 20, 2016

Dexcom G5 is first continuous glucose monitoring system that can be used for treatment decisions

Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study December 16, 2016

Those with blood sugar disease showed more early warning signs of heart failure

Diabetics Can Keep Disease Complications at Bay November 24, 2016

Vascular expert urges regular doctor visits, eye exams, healthy lifestyle

U.S. Heart Disease Rates Fell 20 Percent Since 1980s: Study November 14, 2016

Researchers chalk it up to better meds, prevention efforts

Nearly 6 in 10 Diabetics Skip Eye Exams, Study Finds November 10, 2016

These annual check-ups could help prevent 95 percent of vision loss

New Guidelines Urge Diabetics to Move More October 26, 2016

They should do light physical activity every 30 minutes, not every 90 minutes

Have Type 2 Diabetes? Try Walking After Eating October 18, 2016

Study found it lowered blood sugar levels more than other exercise, particularly if done after dinner

Exercise Can Help Manage Type 1 Diabetes October 14, 2016

But physical activity doesn't replace need for insulin treatment

A Better Diabetes Test? October 05, 2016

Scientists say their mathematical formula improves accuracy of standard blood screen

Children With Diabetes Can Have Bright Future October 03, 2016

Advances in management of blood sugar disease help avoid long-term complications, doctor says

FDA Approves 1st 'Artificial Pancreas' for Type 1 Diabetes September 28, 2016

Automated insulin delivery system will ease some of the burden of living with the condition

Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality September 26, 2016

Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

Marriage May Help Diabetics Keep Weight Off September 16, 2016

Study also found it lowered chances of risk factors for heart disease among men, but not women

31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise September 15, 2016

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

Pilots on Insulin Therapy Can Safely Fly Commercial Planes: Study September 13, 2016

But they must check blood sugar before and during flights, regulations say

Intensive Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Can Extend Survival: Study September 08, 2016

Researchers also found lower risk of complications such as heart and kidney disease, vision problems

'Glycemic Index' May Be Too Unreliable to Manage Diabetes: Study September 07, 2016

Wide variability seen after eating same food at different times

Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases? August 10, 2016

High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

FDA OKs New Injectable Type 2 Diabetes Medication July 28, 2016

Drug lowers blood sugar levels, and doesn't boost risk of heart problems, agency says

1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays July 25, 2016

Study suggests need for better management of other health problems

Which Diabetes Drug Is Best? July 19, 2016

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

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

Here are possible reasons why

Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans June 15, 2016

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes? June 14, 2016

A mostly plant-based diet may help lower risk of the blood sugar disease, study suggests

Diabetes Doesn't Doom Seniors to Disability June 13, 2016

Study found increase in 'good' years of life in recent decades

Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps Fight Diabetic Eye Disease June 13, 2016

People with type 2 diabetes cut their risk in half with intensive management, researchers report

Intensive Blood Sugar Control May Be Too Much for Some With Type 2 Diabetes June 06, 2016

Individualized treatment is important, expert says

Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes May 24, 2016

45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

As Fitness Levels Rise, Diabetes Risk Drops May 17, 2016

But change requires dedication to regular exercise in the long run, study shows

Pharmacists Can Manage Some Chronic Conditions Effectively, Study Suggests April 25, 2016

But it's not clear if they could reduce symptoms more or help you live longer than your doctor can

Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death Risk April 15, 2016

Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure Risk April 05, 2016

Warning pertains to drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin

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