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Next-Gen Artificial Pancreas Boosts Blood Sugar Control

Next-Gen Artificial Pancreas Boosts Blood Sugar Control

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diabetes News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The latest version of the so-called artificial pancreas system helped people with type 1 diabetes gain even better control of their blood sugar levels than current technology does, a new study reports. The device combines an insulin pump, a continuous glucose […]

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What is a nephrologist?

What is a nephrologist?

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Could coffee byproducts fight inflammation?

Could coffee byproducts fight inflammation?

A recent study concludes that the husks and silverskin that coffee manufacturers remove during production might harbor useful compounds. Although the study is preliminary, its findings could eventually benefit both human health and the environment. The study looks to repurpose the waste that coffee production creates. Coffee is one of the world’s most popular drinks. […]

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Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetic Eye Disease

Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetic Eye Disease

Latest Diabetes News TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for diabetic eye disease that can lead to vision loss and blindness, researchers report. Poor control of diabetes can result in damage to tiny blood vessels at the back of the eye, a condition called diabetic retinopathy. It’s […]

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Could a Pill Replace Insulin Shots?

Could a Pill Replace Insulin Shots?

Latest Diabetes News TUESDAY, Oct. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many people with diabetes have to inject themselves with insulin at least once a day, but new animal research suggests a pill may one day do the trick. This experimental pill can withstand the trip through the gastrointestinal tract, scientists report. When it gets to […]

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High-Fiber Diet Tied to Lower Heart Risk in Diabetes Patients

High-Fiber Diet Tied to Lower Heart Risk in Diabetes Patients

Latest Diabetes News FRIDAY, Oct. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A fiber-rich diet appears to help people with high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes in multiple ways, lowering their blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, a new study suggests. High blood pressure (hypertension) and diabetes raise the risk for heart disease, and diet […]

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Even naturally sweet drinks may increase diabetes risk

Even naturally sweet drinks may increase diabetes risk

While researchers already knew that drinks with added sugar could increase a person’s risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests that the same may be true for naturally sweet drinks, such as 100% fruit juices, as well as artificially sweetened beverages, such as “diet” soft drinks. A new study suggests that even 100% […]

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Just a Little Weight Loss Can Put Diabetes Into Remission

Just a Little Weight Loss Can Put Diabetes Into Remission

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diabetes News FRIDAY, Oct. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — British researchers have good news for people with type 2 diabetes — you don’t need to lose a ton of weight to make a difference in your health. In fact, they found that losing just 10% of your body weight during […]