Commit to Quit: A Step by Step Guide to Help You Kick the Habit Today

Reviewed by Jason C. Baker, MD. Updated 8/5/19. Many ex-smokers say quitting was the hardest thing they ever did. Quitting is hard because smoking is …

Medtronic Gets OK to Study New Extended Wear Infusion Sets for Insulin Pumps

Medtronic has received investigational approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to proceed with a pivotal trial for a new extended …

UC San Diego Awarded $9 Million in Grants to Study Cause of Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have been awarded nearly $9 million in grants to fund two research projects …

Study: More than 2 Million Adults Are Over-Treating Diabetes in the U.S.

New research from Mayo Clinic finds that more than 2.3 million adult patients in the U.S. are likely being treated too intensively for their …

ADA 2019 Standards of Care Reveal Key Recommendations for Diabetes Technology

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) updates its Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes every year to give doctors, clinicians, and patients key …

Menopausal Women at Greater Risk for Sleep Disturbance, According to Research

Women with diabetes undergoing the menopause transition are at greater risk for sleep disturbances, according to new findings. Hormone changes have …

Health Insurer Introduces Insulin Cost Relief Program in North Dakota

A Minnesota based health insurer, Medica, announced today it will expand its cap on the maximum amount members in North Dakota will pay for their …

Diabetes Treatment Targets Have Not Improved in Over Two Decades

Advances in diabetes care over the past two decades have not effectively improved diabetes outcomes for American adults, in particular young, female …

Top 10 Tips for Healthy Toes and Feet

Reviewed by Joy Pape, RN, BSN, CDE, WOCN, CFNC. Dressed up, dressed down, propped up, or running around town, feet bear the brunt of our hectic …

Shoe Shopping! 5 Tips for Buying the Right Shoes

The health of your feet is very important, and when you have diabetes, you need to make sure you are taking good care of your feel to prevent any …