In a 26-week phase II clinical trial for type 2 diabetes patients, glycemic control using semaglutide in pill form was better than using a placebo.
Saxenda is a weight loss prescription drug offered in an injectable pen meant to trick the brain into thinking it’s full. This works as a daily tool that may potentially stabilize blood sugar and can help users receive fewer calories, leading … Continue reading ?
If you live with type 1 diabetes, you have to constantly keep track of your blood sugar levels and give yourself just the right amount of insulin. It's arduous, and more than a little frightening when you know that the wrong dose could have serious consequences. Show More Summary
Artie Lange never made it to his show in Ohio this weekend -- but ya can't blame the guy... he stayed grounded on doctor's orders. Sources close to Artie tell TMZ... he wasn't feeling well Saturday ahead of his comedy show in Akron, Ohio…
Artie Lange suffered a blood sugar problem that required emergency hospitalization on Saturday, RadarOnline.com has learned. As a result, the former Howard Stern sidekick didn’t show up for his comedy show at Akron, Ohio’s Goodyear Theater on Saturday night, a source told Radar. And given Lange previously admitting his drug use to Radar, fans now Read More
A diabetes alert dog (DAD) can detect high and low blood sugars and, if properly trained, can be certified as a service animal. In this video Danica answers the oft asked question if her dog Ampersand is a diabetes alert dog. She also discusses her thought process on deciding whether or not to get a […]
By Gary Scheiner MS, CDE and Alicia Downs RN, BSN, CDE We live in a remarkable time of technological growth and change! You can get movies on your phone, a phone on your watch, and a watch that monitors your blood sugar (among other things). Technology has become so much a part of our lives […]
(Reuters Health) - Children and teens with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pumps may have better-controlled blood sugar and fewer complications than youth who inject insulin, a new study suggests.
Diabetics who have been pricking their fingers for years finally have another option. Freestyle Libre is a small patch that can be easily applied to the upper-arm. With a simple scan, the sensor can read your glucose levels, no needles or blood necessary. Show More Summary
SGLT-2 inhibitors are a class of type 2 diabetes drugs that have shown a link for raising one’s cancer risk. SGLT2 drugs lower blood sugar by blocking the reabsorption of glucose in the kidneys, allowing them to excrete this excess glucose by way of urine. Medications in this class include canagliflozin, dapagliflozin, and empagliflozin which are […]
Let’s face it, diabetes management takes a lot of work: balancing your routine, keeping track of the data, planing for exercise and meal plans, dealing with blood sugar levels, and taking insulin. However, with convenient technology slowly making every aspect of our lives far more efficient and simple, you no longer have to complete this […]
It finally happened! I’d heard about it, read about it, feared it, even dreaded it. But one can’t stave off the inevitable. At some point, if you live with diabetes and take insulin you’re going to have a mysterious low. Today it was my turn. It would have made sense if I’d had lower levels […]
An anti-inflammatory diet is a great way to jumpstart your metabolism because it stabilizes blood sugar levels. “Chronic inflammation can negatively affect the hormones that regulate your hunger and metabolism,” says nutritionist Alex...Show More Summary
After a year of trying to start a family with her husband, Charlene Dipaola finally sought counsel from fertility doctors. She found out that her testosterone levels were high, her blood sugar was "borderline diabetic," and her menstrual...Show More Summary
People with diabetes are generally, as a group, at risk for developing high blood pressure. Aside from managing blood sugars, here are some things that can help you prevent high blood pressure: eat healthy exercise regularly quit smoking don’t drink too much alcohol manage stress But did you know there is something not on that […]
The ink changes color when your blood sugar is getting low.
Sunday may be your day to rest, worship, watch football, or tackle chores. You might like to try setting aside some time for weekday food preparation, too. One of the more challenging aspects of living with diabetes is sorting out what food to eat and how much to have at each meal or snack. But […]
By Erin Spitzberg, MS, RDN, Fit4D CDE, Nutrition Coach and Author You’re doing great; checking your blood sugar, watching your carbs, exercising, and the hard work is really starting to pay off. You look good, feel great, and your blood sugar numbers are really starting to come down. Then, out of nowhere old behaviors start […]
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first-ever continuous blood sugar monitoring device that doesn’t require the painful finger prick test to collect samples. It was granted to Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc. on Wednesday. The...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Novo Nordisk's fast-acting insulin to treat diabetes. The product, known as Fiasp, is designed to help diabetics control post-meal spikes in blood sugar. It is already approved...Show More Summary