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Insulin Pill Is Breakthrough In Diabetes Treatment, Provides New Way For Body To Lower Blood Glucose

By | Wed, 12/18/2013 - 15:59

Researchers combined two new approaches for the body to digest insulin pills, a potential new diabetes treatment.


Novo Nordisk Plans To Develop Insulin Tablets

By | Mon, 10/07/2013 - 21:33

Novo Nordisk will invest up to $3.65 billion on developing an insulin tablet that will help diabetics who may be too scared to use injection needles.


FDA Approves 'Artificial Pancreas' System For Diabetics

By | Sat, 09/28/2013 - 14:04

The MiniMed 350G is the first approved device in an FDA program aimed at bringing a replacement pancreas to the market for people living with diabetes.

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Alefacept, Psoriasis Drug, May Help Treat Type 1 Diabetes

By | Mon, 09/23/2013 - 11:50

A new treatment for type 1 diabetes may be found in alefacept, a former psoriasis drug.

Night Shift Workers' Weak Glucose Tolerance Poses Type 2 Diabetes Risk; Insulin Levels Were 40-50% Higher

Night Shift Workers More Likely To Develop Type 2 Diabetes Due To Weaker Glucose Tolerance And High Insulin Levels

By | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 11:54

Boston researchers found impaired glucose tolerance in night shift workers, whose glucose levels were 16 percent higher than those of day shift workers.

Splenda Sweetener Raises Insulin By 20%, Routine Increases Of Insulin Could Mean Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Splenda Raises Insulin By 20%, Routine Increases Of Insulin Could Mean Type 2 Diabetes Risk

By | Fri, 05/31/2013 - 17:24

The artificial sweetener may be doing more than making things taste good. New study probes how it effects metabolism and whether raised insulin levels could lead to consumers developing insulin resistance, which may eventually lead to type II diabetes.

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First Oral Insulin Drug Gains FDA Approval To Begin Testing

By | Fri, 05/17/2013 - 14:47

A pill, which may take the place of daily insulin injections, will begin US clinical trials soon.

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Medical Marijuana May Lower Blood Sugar, Help Diabetics Control Disease

By | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 08:36

A new study suggests diabetics who use marijuana have better control of their blood sugar than diabetics who don't use marijuana.

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Long-Term Exposure To Air Pollution May Increase Kids' Risk For Diabetes

By | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 19:04

Kids exposed to air pollution long term may have a higher risk for insulin resistance, a new study suggests.

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Hormone For Type 2 Diabetes Could Eradicate Need For Insulin Injections

By | Thu, 04/25/2013 - 14:55

Harvard researchers discovered betatrophin, a hormone that increases production of insulin-secreting pancreatic cells, which could naturally improve glycemic control.

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'Diabulimia': Diabetics Losing Weight by Deliberately Refusing Insulin on the Rise

By | Wed, 01/16/2013 - 14:31

A UK organization, Diabetics with Eating Disorders, is fighting to get a new condition added to the books: diabulimia.

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Pioneering Treatment May Lead Type 1 Diabetes Patients to Produce Their Own Insulin

By | Tue, 11/27/2012 - 16:54

A novel treatment for diabetes could be a cure for the life-threatening condition.

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Nasal Spray May Mean the End of Insulin Shots for Diabetics

By | Fri, 11/09/2012 - 15:40

A once-a-day nasal spray may hopefully spell the end of insulin injections.

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Junk Food Rots Your Brain, Increases Risk of Dementia

By | Thu, 08/30/2012 - 11:20

New research now suggests junk food can negatively affect your memory.