Diabetes Information/Diabetes Management News

December 11, 2018

Do Diabetics Really Need to Fast for Blood Tests?

TUESDAY, Dec. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fasting before a cholesterol blood test is just a nuisance for most people, but for those with diabetes, it […]
November 26, 2018

Doctor Not Available for Diabetes Care? Nurse Practitioners Do Just as Well

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There are many areas of the United States where doctors are in short supply, but the good news for […]
November 20, 2018

High Deductibles May Mean Poorer Diabetes Care

TUESDAY, Nov. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For Americans with diabetes, high-deductible health insurance plans may lead to delays in diagnosing and treating dangerous blood vessel […]
October 12, 2018

Vaccines Are Critical If You Have Diabetes

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have diabetes, you need all recommended vaccinations, the American Association of Diabetes Educators says. Diabetes reduces the […]
October 2, 2018

Severe Infections Rising Among Americans With Diabetes

TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The number of Americans with diabetes who wind up in hospitals with serious infections, or who develop them while […]
October 2, 2018

Diabetes, Dementia Can Be Deadly Combination

TUESDAY, Oct. 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The risk of death from dangerously low blood sugar is much higher among seniors who have both diabetes and […]
July 11, 2018

Insurance Gaps Costly for Those With Type 1 Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, July 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Gaps in private insurance coverage are common among American adults with type 1 diabetes, raising their risk for health […]
July 9, 2018

Diabetes Diagnosis 'Silver Lining'? Other Family Members' Health May Improve

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When someone is diagnosed with diabetes, other family members seem more likely to adopt health lifestyle changes, too. A […]
May 30, 2018

Artificial Sweeteners Won't Affect Your Blood Sugar: Study

WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Can an artificially sweetened drink or food really satisfy your sweet tooth without raising your blood sugar levels? That […]
April 1, 2018

Put Your Best Feet Forward, Despite Diabetes

SUNDAY, April 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have diabetes, it’s time to think about your feet. “Diabetes is a multisystem disease,” Dr. Ronald Lepow […]
March 6, 2018

Primary Care Doctors Loosen Type 2 Diabetes Goals

TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The American College of Physicians (ACP) has issued new guidance on managing type 2 diabetes — including relaxing the […]
January 16, 2018

Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits Wane Over Time for Diabetics

TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In the relative short-run, weight-loss surgery helped obese people struggling with type 2 diabetes experience marked improvement in diabetes-related […]