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Controlling blood sugars around the holidays can be nerve-wracking for those with diabetes.
Can it be true? Finally, the day of wireless Bluetooth diabetes data beaming has arrived! Two new glucose meters now at our fingertips can instantly send our blood sugar results to a smartphone or tablet, with no need for manual re-entry or that connect-to-communicate step that pretty much all other meters require.
Typical, nonsurgical treatment of gum disease in people with type 2 diabetes will not improve their blood-sugar control, a new study suggests.
In the battle against the obesity epidemic that has swept the nation, the expansion of waist lines and body mass indexes are reflected on kids' bathroom scales.
For those with type 1 diabetes, taking multiple injections of insulin every day or wearing a pump are parts of life, but varying levels of insulin can lead to low blood sugar, a life-threatening condition, and for some, their only alternative is a pancreas transplant.
CUMBRIANS living with diabetes are being urged to join a campaign calling for improved safety standards for blood sugar monitors.
The duration of diabetes and advancing age independently predict diabetes severity and risk of death in older adults with type 2 diabetes according to a study by the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research and the University of Chicago currently published in JAMA Internal Medicine .
Beautifying services, such as pedicures, have become a large industry. Women often go together to relax and bond, but with all the warnings about taking care of your feet if you have diabetes, are pedicures safe if you are one of the 25.8 million people in the U.S. living with diabetes? It depends.
DIABETICS who suffer heart failure have four times the chance of dying within 12 months than those without the condition Government figures show.
Diabetes is a serious chronic disease that challenges both the health of individuals, and that of the whole healthcare system.
Few children who become obese are able to lose and keep off weight with diet and exercise alone, leading some doctors to prescribe drugs, such as the diabetes drug metformin, to treat childhood obesity.
Obese children who don't have type 2 diabetes but take the diabetes drug metformin while improving their diet and exercise habits seem to lose a bit of weight.
Nearly 26 million people have the disease in the United States and three times that amount are pre-diabetic and don't know it.
Researchers examined how three commonly prescribed treatments for type 2 diabetes affected 78 patients who were divided into three groups.
Once called juvenile diabetes, type 1 diabetes is a serious illness requiring a lifetime of injections.
A combination of international sanctions and mismanagement by the Iranian government are blamed for the current state of medical chaos in Iran.