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The New Device that Detects Diabetic Retinopathy

A new device used to test for diabetic retinopathy has just been approved by the FDA. Before this state-of-the-art technology came onto the scene,...
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Gastric Bypass May Put Type 2 into Remission

A certain type of gastric bypass surgery can be very effective in treating Type 2 diabetes for those who are obese -- even sending...
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Are You Getting Enough Sleep? You Could be at Risk for...

In the past it was thought that Type 2 was caused by being overweight. Of late, researchers have realized there are actually many other factors that...
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10 Things to Know about the A1C test

The A1C test is important to make sure your diabetes is properly managed. It is recommended that you take the A1C test twice a...
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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...
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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...
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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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