Today’s Top Stories In Diabetes News!

New Hope for a Type 1 Diabetes Cure

Scientists have cured Type 1 diabetes in lab mice using drugs already on the market to treat cancer, a development that could have enormous implications for the more than one million diabetics in the U.S. NBC’s Robert Bazell reports. (read more)

Don’t Be So Disciplined!

I don’t know how many times I have the opportunity to teach patients and health care providers that it’s not all about food. I was recently reminded of that when I overheard a dietitian, a CDE, go over a 4-week CGM report with a patient, male, 53 years of age, type 2 diabetes, non-obese, actually not even overweight. (read more)

Late Sleep-Wake Time Preference Linked to Depression in Those with Diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes who are “night owls” and prefer the evening for activity report having more symptoms of depression than those who are early to bed and early to rise, regardless of the quality of their sleep, a new study finds. (read more)

Health Buzz: Don’t Want to Exercise? Take a Hot Bath Instead.

If you don’t care for exercise, don’t sweat it. Well, actually, do – taking a hot bath offers similar health benefits to exercise, according to small study recently published in Temperature. (read more)