Healthline News: Diabetes
Healthline News: Diabetes
Why So Many People with Diabetes Stop Taking Metformin
2 Jan 2018 at 10:00am
Researchers say metformin has the lowest adherence rate of any major diabetes drug. However, patients say there are ways to improve that percentage.
Will Needle-Less Device Make Life Easier for People with Diabetes?
18 Dec 2017 at 5:18pm
An MIT start-up company gets ready to distribute an injection device it says will reduce the pain of diabetes treatment. Experts say they've seen this before.
Can a Crash Diet Put Diabetes into Remission?
14 Dec 2017 at 11:04am
A study finds evidence that exercise and diet can put type 2 diabetes into remission. Here's how it works.
Zapping Your Pancreas to Help Manage Your Diabetes
7 Dec 2017 at 9:54am
Researchers say a new medical device may be able to send electrical pulses to your pancreas in an effort to stimulate insulin production.
What the New National Diabetes Commission Will Try to Accomplish
27 Nov 2017 at 10:06am
The 11-member commission will try to coordinate federal programs, as well as determine which ones should be eliminated or modified.
Diabetes Drug Might Also Help Treat Heart Disease
21 Nov 2017 at 3:01pm
Researchers say the drug trodusquemine has the potential to reduce arterial fat and perhaps reverse atherosclerosis.
Omega-6 Fats May Actually Reduce Diabetes Risk
1 Nov 2017 at 2:04pm
A new study contradicts earlier research that concluded vegetable oils might be contributing to chronic illness. What's the best diet to lower diabetes risk?
Diabetes Drug Can Now Be Used to Treat Obesity
12 Oct 2017 at 11:06am
Researchers say liraglutide, which is sold as both Victoza and now Saxenda, can be used to help with weight loss as well as type 2 diabetes.
No More Finger Prick. New Technology May Help with Diabetes Management.
9 Oct 2017 at 10:07am
The FreeStyle Libre system allows people with diabetes to check their glucose without a skin prick, but there are concerns about its lack of alarms.
Reversing Diabetes Is Possible? But It?s Rare
29 Sep 2017 at 4:12pm
Researchers in Scotland say people with diabetes can reverse their disease by losing weight, but most aren't aware that this is possible.
New Device Could Help People with Diabetes Lose Weight
29 Sep 2017 at 1:14pm
The EndoBarrier procedure is similar to gastric bypass surgery, but its supporters say it's less expensive, less intrusive, and can be removed after a year in place.
Tattoos That Change Color Could Help People with Diabetes
30 Aug 2017 at 2:49pm
Researchers are developing tattoos that change color in response to changing sodium and blood sugar levels. This could make life easier for diabetes patients.
Diabetes Drug May Be Used as a Treatment for Parkinson?s Disease
15 Aug 2017 at 11:25am
Exenatide has worked well for people with diabetes. Now, researchers want to see how good a treatment it can be for people with Parkinson's disease.
Does Moderate Drinking Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes?
4 Aug 2017 at 4:03pm
A new study found more health benefits with moderate drinking ? but it does matter what you drink, and whether you're male or female.
Diabetes Care Could Top $336 Billion by 2034
3 Aug 2017 at 11:01am
The number of Americans with diabetes is expected to continue to rise, which only adds to the already staggering costs of this disease.