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New study reveals that healthy plant-based diets are associated with a lower risk of developing diabetes

Written by | 12 Apr 2022

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) finds that the consumption of healthy plant-based foods, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, coffee, […]

COVID-19 ups risk of diabetes

Written by | 2 Apr 2022

Covid-19 patients are at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, researchers reported on March 21, 2022 in Diabetologia.  “Put simply, this means that the relative risk of developing […]

Glucose control lowers risk of cancer in obese diabetic patients

Written by | 18 Jan 2022

Blood glucose control is key to lowering the risk of cancer in obese persons with type 2 diabetes, researchers reported on Dec. 6, 20231 in Diabetes Care. “What […]

Oral contraceptive reduces risk of diabetes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Written by | 28 Oct 2021

Use of combined oral contraceptives appears to significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Researchers reported this finding on Oct. […]

EASD 2021: Osteoporosis drug appears to lower diabetes risk

Written by | 5 Oct 2021

Treatment with alendronate, an osteoporosis drug, appears to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, researchers reported on Sept. 26, 2021 at the annual meeting of the […]

Standing more may help prevent chronic diseases

Written by | 17 Sep 2021

Insulin is a key hormone in energy metabolism and blood sugar regulation. Normal insulin function in the body may be disturbed by e.g. overweight, leading to decreased insulin […]

Pharmacist led Type 2 diabetes intervention reverses medication use

Written by | 16 Sep 2021

Persons with Type 2 diabetes can, through diet and pharmacist supervision, eliminate the need for diabetes medications, researchers reported on Sept. 10, 2021 in Nature Communications. “There is […]

Synthetic hinge could hold key to revolutionary ‘smart’ insulin therapy

Written by | 7 Aug 2021

For people with diabetes who are insulin dependent, glycemic control is a full-time job. But what if their medication could do the work for them — an insulin […]

Antidepressants may improve outcomes in persons with diabetes and depression

Written by | 31 Jul 2021

Researchers report that patients diagnosed with both diabetes and depression who are treated with antidepressants appear to achieve a lower risk of death and of serious diabetes complications. […]

New Soliqua data shows improved blood sugar control without weight gain versus premixed insulin – Sanofi

Written by | 9 Jul 2021

A new study of Soliqua (insulin glargine 100 Units/mL and lixisenatide, (iGlarLixi) met its two primary endpoints and all key secondary endpoints in a head-to-head comparison against premixed […]

Insulet’s Omnipod 5 automated insulin delivery system improves clinical outcomes in type 1 diabetes

Written by | 28 Mar 2021

Insulet Corporation (Insulet or the Company), the global leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its Omnipod brand of products, announced positive results from the first pivotal trial […]

Lifestyle intervention almost halves risk of Type 2 diabetes

Written by | 4 Jan 2021

Among persons with prediabetes, a lifestyle intervention can almost halve the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, researchers from a large, new study reported on Nov. 13, 2020 […]

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