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Gut bacteria may affect some diabetes drugs

Why do orally-administered drugs for diabetes work for some people but not others? According to researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine, bacteria that make...

People with diabetes should pay attention to their heart failure risk

In a new study, researchers have found that the incidence of heart failure was around two-fold higher in people with diabetes. It found that patients...

People with diabetes could enjoy dried fruits but not white bread

In a new study, researchers found that people with diabetes and followers of diets based on the glycemic index (GI) can enjoy dried fruits. Dried...

Millions of low-risk people with diabetes may test blood sugar too often

For people with Type 2 diabetes, the task of testing their blood sugar with a fingertip prick and a drop of blood on a...

5 things to eat or avoid if you have pre-diabetes

Pre-diabetes is diagnosed when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as having type 2 diabetes. The...

Why people with diabetes need to pay attention to their cholesterol test

For patients who take diabetes medications, fasting before having blood drawn for cholesterol tests contributes to low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia. The study appears in...

Very low calorie diets may help treat type 2 diabetes

Hundreds of thousands of people will receive NHS help to battle obesity and type 2 diabetes under radical action set out by Simon Stevens,...

Loneliness could make it hard to control diabetes, high blood pressure

One isn’t just the loneliest number. It may also be the unhealthiest. New research suggests that loneliness may be making it harder for middle-aged Appalachians...

Scientists create 3D-printed glucose biosensors

A 3D-printed glucose biosensor for use in wearable monitors has been created by Washington State University researchers. The work could lead to improved glucose monitors...

Alcohol drinking may be key to weight loss for people with diabetes

Research shows that losing weight can help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes. While best practice for weight loss often includes decreasing or eliminating...