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Diabetes in the News

Nutrition & diabetes articles from the top news sources, pulled on a weekly basis.

Novo Nordisk said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an expanded use of its diabetes drug to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke. This is the first time the FDA has cleared a diabetes drug for ...

Published: 8/28/2017 1:20:19 PM

"Since type 1 diabetes is a different disease with different complications, it's never been given that the treatment should be the same as with type 2 diabetes," says Martin Holzmann, researcher at Karolinska Institutet's Department of Medicine in Solna.

Published: 8/28/2017 1:00:28 PM

According to Express Scripts' latest diabetes spending report, improving adherence cut emergency room visits and potentially saved over $210 million in healthcare spending in 2016. Patients who remain adherent had 235 fewer ER visits and 50 fewer ...

Published: 8/28/2017 10:17:31 AM

What if eating chocolate helped prevent and treat diabetes? It's crazy enough to laugh off. But here's the thing: Researchers have discovered certain compounds ...

Published: 8/28/2017 9:50:41 AM

COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digital health leader, WellDoc®, announced today that two of its diabetes thought leaders and educators, Malinda Peeples, RN, MS, CDE, FAADE, and Janice MacLeod, MA, RD, CDE, LD, FAADE, ...

Published: 8/28/2017 8:48:00 AM

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the only touchscreen insulin pumps available in the United States, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

Published: 8/28/2017 7:30:29 AM

But maintaining nutrition is difficult for CF patients, who are unable to absorb fats and other nutrients because of pancreatic enzyme insufficiency. Liver disease and diabetes can also complicate CF. These factors mean patients commonly expend an ...

Published: 8/28/2017 7:01:39 AM

“We know that better control of the patients' blood sugar decreases the risk of diabetes damage to the eye. By using Good Measures to effectively improve nutrition in our patients, the risk of developing eye disease is reduced; and in those with eye ...

Published: 8/27/2017 11:27:54 PM

It's a bold claim. Most treatment plans offer to help those with the disease manage it, not get rid of it. But Inkinen, with zero medical background, believes..

Published: 8/27/2017 11:32:47 AM

Improved patient care models and medication therapy can have a significant impact on reducing the financial burden of diabetes, according to a new review published in the American Journal of Managed Care. The cost of treating diabetes in the United ...

Published: 8/26/2017 11:12:32 PM

Metformin plus vitamin B12 supplementation saves between $7 and $42 per patient per year relative to placebo when the drug plus supplementation strategy is used to prevent progression from prediabetes to diabetes, an updated cost analysis of the ...

Published: 8/26/2017 12:04:31 PM

Women with type 1 diabetes appear particularly vulnerable to atrial fibrillation, with higher HbA1c levels and renal complications further raising the risk.

Published: 8/25/2017 4:07:27 PM