Diabetes Flashpoints

The Costs of Innovation
A new article looks at the high costs of innovative treatments and devices for Type 1 diabetes. What's the right balance between cutting-edge technology and affordable health care?

Diabetes Self-Management Blog
David Spero

Do You Feel Sexy?

Are you attractive, even with diabetes? I admit to not feeling that attractive in my wheelchair sometimes, but maybe that’s just a lack of self-esteem. Diabetes or no, do you think you look good? Do you feel sexy?

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Web Team

Study on Factors Influencing Type 2 Management

If you have Type 2 diabetes and are at least 25 years old, then you may be interested in participating in a survey being conducted to improve outcomes for people with diabetes…

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Amy Campbell

What’s Your Diabetes “Type”? Gestational, MODY, and Steroid-Induced

By and large, most people who have diabetes have Type 2. But diabetes isn’t just one disease. There are many variants of it. Last week we looked at Type 1, Type 2, and LADA, or Type 1.5. Let’s look at a few more…

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“Get Diabetes Right” Initiative

According to the diabetes research organization JDRF, as many as 3 million people in the United States have Type 1 diabetes, with roughly 80 more receiving the diagnosis every day. And according to Tom Karlya and Kim May, parents of children with Type 1, the number of people being diagnosed with the condition at death is rising…

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Diane Fennell

Overweight People With Type 2 May Benefit From Gastric Banding

Gastric banding can be an important tool for treating Type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight but not obese, according to researchers from Monash University in Australia. An estimated 26 million Americans are living with Type 2 diabetes…

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Scott Coulter

Spring Is Here

Spring is here. It has been a looong, cold, and snowy winter. I’m usually a big fan of winter — I love snowstorms, they make me feel like a kid again. But this year was a little much even for me. So it’s nice to hear the birds chirping and feel the air warming…

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Web Team

Study to Evaluate Needle-Free Glucagon Treatment

 
Jan Chait

Will Spring Ever Arrive?

 
Amy Campbell

What’s Your Diabetes “Type”? Type 1, Type 2, and LADA

 
Web Team

Type 2 Prevention Study Seeks Volunteers

 
Diane Fennell

FDA Panel Votes in Favor of Inhalable Insulin; Diet Drug Recalled

 
Scott Coulter

In Sick Mode

 

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Carbohydrate Restriction: An Option for Diabetes Management
Some people find that decreasing the amount of carbohydrate they eat can help with blood glucose control. Here’s what to know about this approach.

Insulin Patch Pumps: A New Tool for Type 2
Patch pumps are simpler to operate than traditional insulin pumps and may be a good option for some people with Type 2 diabetes who need insulin.

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Learn what these micronutrients can and can’t do for you.

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