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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...
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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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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Artificial pancreas approved for use in kids, improves distress

You may have heard about the artificial pancreas, a system that helps people with type 1 manage their blood sugar levels and administer insulin....
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Using Behavior Modification to Treat Diabetes

The cost of medication nonadherence, or not taking medications as prescribed, is more than $250 billion a year in the U.S. In addition, nonadherence...
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Insulin Resistance: What Is It?

Insulin resistance is a condition in which your body doesn’t respond well to insulin produced in the pancreas. Insulin is a life-sustaining hormone that...

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