Use of “Artificial Pancreas” May Reduce Distress with Diabetes Management in Kids

Adolescence and kids with type 1 diabetes who use artificial pancreas devices, otherwise known as hybrid closed loop (HCL) systems reported fewer …

Tandem Diabetes Care Receives Health Canada Approval to Market t:slim X2 Insulin Pump

Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc., a medical device company and manufacturer of the only touchscreen insulin pumps with continuous glucose monitoring …

Vigorous Exercise Decreases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes; Cardiovascular Disease in Childhood

An increased amount of physical exercise can reduce the risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in children, a new study shows. …

Having Some Cheese in Your Diet May Protect Against Diabetes, Study

Whether dairy and dairy fat is good for you has been an on-going debate for many years, however, a new international study finds that dairy fat found …

How Teens with Type 1 Diabetes Can Guard Their Hearts

People with type 1 diabetes are far more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those without diabetes. Their risks climb even higher if they …

Tidepool Announces Plans for New, FDA Regulated Mobile App

Tidepool, a nonprofit company focused on freeing data from diabetes devices, has announced a new project to build and support an FDA-regulated …

New Noninvasive Blood Glucose Test Promises Alternative to Painful Pricking

For those living with diabetes, monitoring blood glucose accurately is necessary to control diabetes and prevent diabetes-related complications. …

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 …