February 27, 2017
February 1, 2017
The search for what triggers type 1 diabetes
"Everyone's like, 'Wow, how in the world does (my sister) not have it?' " said Payne, 23, who once played forward on Stanford's soccer team, like her sister. "They can't really fathom it." Though experts agree that genetics influence who gets type 1 diabetes, Payne's story suggests that something other than genes must also be at play.
January 25, 2017
Diabetes Drugs Gain Footing In Cardiology
On June 13, researchers reported results from the so-called LEADER trial at the American Diabetes Association annual meeting, showing that liraglutide (Victoza) treatment was associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular events. It thus became the second type 2 diabetes drug to prove a significant advantage in hard clinical outcomes.
January 13, 2017
Don’t Fall For These 6 Myths About Eating With Diabetes
More than 29 million people are already living with diabetes in the United States and, by the end of the day, about 4,000 more will learn they have diabetes, too. Untreated or mismanaged, diabetes can lead to heart and kidney diseases, blindness and even amputation.
January 6, 2017
New Risk Prediction Method For Gestational Diabetes
Simple metrics, including biomarker and anthropometric measures, accurately identified gestational diabetes risk among women with obesity, researchers reported. Lead author of the study, Sara White, MRCP, of King's College in London, said in a press release, "There is currently no accepted strategy to identify obese women at high risk of gestational diabetes early in pregnancy.
December 1, 2016
12 Ways To Manage Diabetes During Pregnancy
A healthy pregnancy is a priority for every mother-to-be, but for women who have diabetes, including those who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes, their health care can become more complex. Women with diabetes who are diagnosed prior to pregnancy have a higher risk for complications, including miscarriage and birth defects.
November 3, 2016
New Studies Suggest Benefits of Exercise for People With Type 2 Diabetes
New studies that took a deeper look at the role of exercise in treating people with Type 2 diabetes determined that both the timing and quantity of exercise can have an impact on people with the disease. Nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population has Type 2 diabetes and more than one in three people...
October 27, 2016