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A New Way to Test for Diabetes?

Scientists in the Netherlands may have discovered the newest (and least invasive) way to test for diabetes: by shining a light on the skin....
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Vitamin B12 Screenings Essential for People on Metformin

Vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to nerve damage. B12 is a nutrient that helps to keep your nerve and blood cells healthy and helps...
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40 Million People Could be Without Insulin by 2030

As the number of people diagnosed with diabetes continues to increase worldwide, access to affordable insulin falls just as quickly. In a modeling study...
Vegan Diet for Diabetes

Can a Vegan Diet Cure Diabetes?

A popular plant-based diet, veganism, is said to not only improve the mental wellbeing of people, but it could also reduce risk factors of...
Metformin vs Gastric Band

Metformin vs. Gastric Banding: Which is Better?

Metformin and gastric banding have similar benefits when it comes to stabilizing glucose levels, the progression of prediabetes, and type 2 diabetes. A new study The...
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The Dangers of Marijuana with Type 1 Diabetes

As marijuana legalization continues to grow across the country, you may be tempted to try it. But it could be a bad idea if...
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5 Advances that Have Changed Diabetes

In honor of diabetes awareness month, we want to highlight the major advances in diabetes treatment that have made living with diabetes so much...
Holiday Tips

Holiday Tips for Those with Diabetes

The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone, but it can be especially hard for those with diabetes. The holiday festivities can be...
Heart Disease

New Hope for Heart Health in Type 1

Have you ever taken metformin? It is a commonly prescribed drug for those with type 2 diabetes. Metformin can prevent heart disease in those...
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New Treatment Could End Insulin Injection for Type 2

There is a new diabetes treatment that could end insulin injection for people with type 2. Could this be possible? The study Scientists in Amsterdam conducted...

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