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Diabetes Drugs Liver

Diabetes Drugs and Your Liver

A new study shows that metformin can help people with a type of liver disease tied to diabetes, while other diabetes drugs can worsen outcomes. Should you be concerned?

Coffee Benefits and Risks

Coffee Benefits and Risks

A recent review finds that drinking coffee is beneficial for a wide range of health conditions, but it carries some risk for others. Should you add or subtract coffee from your diet?

Popular Diabetes Drugs: Trends

Popular Diabetes Drugs: Trends

A recent study shows that certain drugs for Type 2 diabetes have gained popularity over the years, while others have lost ground. What’s behind these trends?

Refusing Insulin Therapy

Refusing Insulin Therapy

A new study shows that nearly a third of people with Type 2 diabetes refuse to take insulin when their doctor first recommends it. Why is this, and how dangerous is it?

Healthy Mindset, Longer Life?

Healthy Mindset, Longer Life?

A new study suggests that believing you’re less active than others may shorten your life, even if that isn’t actually the case. Can you live longer by thinking you’re healthier?

Artificial Sweeteners Weight Loss

Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Loss

A new study finds that zero-calorie sweeteners don’t seem to help people lose weight, and that people who use them may even be slightly heavier. Should you be concerned about these products?

Discussing Drug Costs

Discussing Drug Costs

A new poll shows that despite widespread anxiety about the cost of prescription drugs, relatively few people talk to their doctors about the issue. Should you have this conversation?

Telemedicine for Rural Residents

Telemedicine for Rural Residents

A new study shows similar outcomes from virtual doctor visits and traveling to an academic medical center. Is telemedicine the solution for people living in rural areas?

Is Brittle Diabetes Real?

Is Brittle Diabetes Real?

This term — usually describing unstable, hard-to-treat diabetes — has mostly fallen out of favor, but the phenomenon itself may have good scientific explanations…

HbA1c Weight Loss

HbA1c and Weight Loss

A recent study finds that if you’re overweight or obese, losing weight can reduce your HbA1c level — but not the same amount for everyone. Should you focus on weight loss to lower your HbA1c?

Outdoor vs. Indoor Exercise

Outdoor vs. Indoor Exercise

A recent article highlights the benefits of outdoor exercise. Should you always try to get outside, or does indoor exercise make sense sometimes?

Climate Change and Health

Climate Change and Health

A new study hints that warmer temperatures may be linked to Type 2 diabetes, on top of numerous other health-related problems. What does this mean for your health?

Lowering Drug Prices

Lowering Drug Prices

Some Democrats think they may find common ground with President Trump on reducing drug prices, especially for Medicare recipients. How can this be done?

Fear of Hypoglycemia

Fear of Hypoglycemia

A new study finds that fear of hypoglycemia leads to worse diabetes-related outcomes in the short term. Can you be too concerned about avoiding low blood glucose levels?

Counting Steps for Diabetes

Counting Steps for Diabetes

A new study finds that wearing a pedometer and getting a “prescription” for a daily number of steps leads to benefits for Type 2 diabetes. Should you count your steps?

Deductibles and Diabetes Care