Healthline News: Diabetes
Healthline News: Diabetes
Can a Diabetes Drug Help Obese People Lose Weight?
28 Mar 2018 at 5:00am
Researchers say the drug Ozempic, initially approved to treat type 2 diabetes, can regulate insulin and suppress appetite.
New Diabetes Recommendations Challenge Decades-Old Guidelines
5 Mar 2018 at 2:00pm
Major new report advises some people with type 2 diabetes to cut down on meds.
Company Working on New Pill That Would Replace Injected Drugs
26 Feb 2018 at 9:00am
The Rani Pill still needs to undergo important testing, but if approved, it could be a welcome relief for people with diabetes and other chronic conditions.
New App May Predict Diabetes Long Before Blood Sugar Levels Do
18 Feb 2018 at 5:00am
The makers of Cardiogram say their app can detect the beginnings of diabetes and prediabetes by analyzing your heart rate data.
Why So Many People with Diabetes Stop Taking Metformin
2 Jan 2018 at 10:00am
Researchers say metformin has the lowest adherence rate of any major diabetes drug. However, patients say there are ways to improve that percentage.
Will Needle-Less Device Make Life Easier for People with Diabetes?
18 Dec 2017 at 5:18pm
An MIT start-up company gets ready to distribute an injection device it says will reduce the pain of diabetes treatment. Experts say they've seen this before.
Can a Crash Diet Put Diabetes into Remission?
14 Dec 2017 at 11:04am
A study finds evidence that exercise and diet can put type 2 diabetes into remission. Here's how it works.
Zapping Your Pancreas to Help Manage Your Diabetes
7 Dec 2017 at 9:54am
Researchers say a new medical device may be able to send electrical pulses to your pancreas in an effort to stimulate insulin production.
What the New National Diabetes Commission Will Try to Accomplish
27 Nov 2017 at 10:06am
The 11-member commission will try to coordinate federal programs, as well as determine which ones should be eliminated or modified.
Diabetes Drug Might Also Help Treat Heart Disease
21 Nov 2017 at 3:01pm
Researchers say the drug trodusquemine has the potential to reduce arterial fat and perhaps reverse atherosclerosis.
Omega-6 Fats May Actually Reduce Diabetes Risk
1 Nov 2017 at 2:04pm
A new study contradicts earlier research that concluded vegetable oils might be contributing to chronic illness. What's the best diet to lower diabetes risk?
Diabetes Drug Can Now Be Used to Treat Obesity
12 Oct 2017 at 11:06am
Researchers say liraglutide, which is sold as both Victoza and now Saxenda, can be used to help with weight loss as well as type 2 diabetes.
No More Finger Prick. New Technology May Help with Diabetes Management.
9 Oct 2017 at 10:07am
The FreeStyle Libre system allows people with diabetes to check their glucose without a skin prick, but there are concerns about its lack of alarms.
Reversing Diabetes Is Possible? But It?s Rare
29 Sep 2017 at 4:12pm
Researchers in Scotland say people with diabetes can reverse their disease by losing weight, but most aren't aware that this is possible.
New Device Could Help People with Diabetes Lose Weight
29 Sep 2017 at 1:14pm
The EndoBarrier procedure is similar to gastric bypass surgery, but its supporters say it's less expensive, less intrusive, and can be removed after a year in place.