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New Research Reveals Five Types of Diabetes, Not Two

New research has revealed that diabetes can actually be classified into 5 different diseases. The study was done by researchers at Lund Diabetes Centre in Sweden and the...
Lifelong risks of gestational diabetes

Lifelong Risks of Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes affects between 5% and 10% of pregnant women, usually occurring in the second half of pregnancy. If untreated, it can result in...
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Stevia vs. Artificial Sweeteners

Diabetics now have more choices than ever when it comes to sugar alternatives, but which one is right for you? Both Stevia and artificial...
Diabetic Devices Covered by Medicare

Medicare Now Covering Insulin Delivery Devices

Earlier this month CMS released a statement saying that newer insulin delivery devices will now be covered under Medicare Part D prescription coverage. Consumers and...
Diabetes Burnout

Diabetes Burnout: What it Means

Diabetes is a disease that you live and struggle with 24/7. Having diabetes can make life unpredictable and that can lead to what is called “diabetes...
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Six New CGM Technologies for 2018

In 2018, be on the lookout for new technology in diabetes continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). With new advancements in technology, diabetes is becoming easier to manage....
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Coffee and Diabetes – The Benefits and Risks

While many studies have emerged touting the benefits of coffee, the results are still not definitive for people with diabetes. It is best to...
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Fasting and Diabetes – Is it Safe?

New research has shown that intermittent fasting can be beneficial for those with Type 2 diabetes. Eating fewer calories for 2 days out of...
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Apple and Fitbit Developing New Wearable Technology for Diabetes

Diabetes technology continues to get better and better. There is a new small patch to track glucose in development by a company called Sano....
Type 2 in Kids

Top Signs of Type 2 Diabetes in Kids

Type 2 diabetes is becoming more prevalent in young children. Risk factors are even higher for girls, teenagers, those who are obese, those with a...

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