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This common eye disease linked to a much higher risk of severe COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found people with diabetes and eye disease have a five-fold increased risk of requiring intubation when hospitalized with COVID-19. They...

This new diabetes drug can work well, study shows

Type 2 diabetes can lead to heart failure and renal disease, with adult type 2 diabetic patients and their clinicians often navigating heart and...

High blood sugar could increase COVID-19 death risk for non-diabetics

In a new study, researchers found that abnormally high blood sugar may worsen outcomes and mortality rates for COVID-19 patients, including those without diabetes. They...

This number is a more powerful predictor for diabetes than genetics

In 2019, approximately 463 million people worldwide had diabetes, of which the vast majority (around 90%) was type 2 diabetes. Diabetes doubles the risk of...

Remote control of blood sugar: A new way to treat diabetes

In a new study, researchers may have discovered a safe new way to manage blood sugar non-invasively. They found exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMFs) for...

This weekly drug injection could treat type 2 diabetes, study shows

In a recent study, researchers found a protein produced by the liver that helps to control blood sugar levels may revolutionize treatment for type...

This diet may lower diabetes risk by 30%, Harvard study shows

The Mediterranean (MED) diet—rich in olive oil, fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, and seeds—is a recommended way to reduce the risk of heart disease, type...

This drug may reduce death risk in people with type 2 diabetes and COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found that sitagliptin, a drug to lower blood sugar in type 2 diabetes, also improves survival in diabetic patients...

These 2 common health problems may increase risk of COVID-19 brain damage

In a new study, researchers found that some patients with COVID-19 are at higher risk of brain complications like bleeding in the brain and...

This diabetes drug could effectively treat heart failure, study finds

In a new study, researchers found that a drug used to treat diabetes is able to reduce hospitalizations and cardiovascular deaths in patients with...