Unfortunately, another 79 million Americans have prediabetes. The American Diabetes Association promotes Diabetes Awareness Month annually in November. American Diabetes Awareness Month is geared to bring the …
Good news for Eli Lilly & Co., as well as for type 2s who appreciate the addition of new drugs to treat their condition: Lilly says its once-weekly injectible drug, dulaglutide, has outperformed three other widely taken diabetes drugs in three just-concluded Phase III studies.
Just a 1 percent weight loss in older people with type 2 diabetes can improve their physical mobility by up to 7 percent, according to a new study just published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
NeuroMetrix, Inc., a Massachusetts-based medical device company, has filed a 510(k) form with the US Food and Drug Administration for the SENSUSTM, a pain therapy device for people who suffer diabetic neuropathy. A 510(k) is a “premarket notification” of a company’s intent to market a medical product. The FDA then tests the product and provides feedback to the manufacturer
The FDA has approved the start of outpatient trials of a smart phone-based monitoring device that functions as an artificial pancreas.
As we approach the summer season, our thoughts turn to barbecues, picnics, amusement parks, and road trips to the beach.
There are lots of articles about diabetes, as well as all kinds of information about anemia.
British researchers say that metformin, the drug most often used to treat prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, could provide potential protection against endometrial cancer in women.
Up to seven years before she becomes pregnant, a woman’s risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy can be identified based on routinely assessed measures of blood sugar and body weight, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the online issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
According to a new study published in Diabetes Care , your finger-prick blood glucose test may be “abnormally and significantly high” if you test after handling fruit without first scrubbing your hands thoroughly and vigorously. The Tokyo study, precisely titled “Glucose Monitoring After Fruit Peeling: Pseudohyperglycemia When Neglecting Hand Washing Before Fingertip Blood Sampling,” tested ten non- diabetic volunteers who had normal blood glucose levels of approximately 90 mg/dL.