How Accurate is Your Blood Glucose Monitor?

Blood glucose monitors that are marketed and sold to consumers may not be as accurate as regulatory bodies, or consumers would hope,  according to a …

Gastric Banding as Effective as Medication in Slowing Prediabetes; Type 2 Diabetes

A National Institutes of Health-supported study finds people with prediabetes or those with type 2 diabetes who weight loss surgery, had similar …

Diabetes May Begin More Than 20 Years Before Diagnosis

A new Japanese study finds early signs of type 2 diabetes can be identified more than 20 years before the disease is actually diagnosed. The study …

New Guidelines on Managing Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes Announced

The European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has announced updated guidelines on how to …

Expert Advice: Avoiding a Low While Behind the Wheel

Of the nearly 100 million Americans living with diabetes or prediabetes, a large percentage will seek a driver’s license or are already …

Lilly’s Investigational Two-in-One Diabetes Drug Shows Positive Results

Eli Lilly and Company’s investigational two-in-one diabetes drug showed both meaningful blood sugar reduction and significant weight loss in …

Weight Loss Drug Shows Positive Effect on Diabetes

A weight loss drug, lorcaserin, was found to reduce the risk of diabetes by 19 percent in patients with prediabetes in a recent study. The drug is …

Link Between Hypoglycemia and Dementia Further Elucidated

Severe hypoglycemia has much more serious consequences in people who have both diabetes and dementia than those with diabetes alone, according to new …

Novo Nordisk to Roll Out “Smart” Insulin Pens in 2019

Novo Nordisk announced plans to launch its first “smart” insulin pens next year. In addition, to integrate it smartpens with broader …

Gene Variant May Predispose Latinos to Both Type 2 Diabetes and Low Body Weight

A well-known gene variant linked to Type 2 diabetes may also predispose people to have lower body weight, new research finds. The contradictory …