Diabetes

7 Tips for Infection Prevention in Diabetes Care

Regular finger sticks and insulin injections offer a small but real chance of infection, but common sense protocols can reduce that risk.   Read More >>

How stress can cause weight gain in women

Researchers found stressful events can be linked to obesity, which is associated with several chronic illnesses. 

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ADA releases 2018 diabetes care guidelines

Many of the new care recommendations involve adults with hypertension or cardiovascular disease as well as diabetes.

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High glucose levels and Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers have found a connection between how the brain breaks down glucose and onset of Alzheimer’s disease. 

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Chronic disease communication lacking

A majority of seniors have multiple chronic conditions—and a majority of Medicare plan members say plans don’t help proactively manage them, a new survey finds.  

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New pharmacy approaches to diabetes management

Pharmacists are adopting adherence programs, collaborating with the clinical care team and reviewing new industry guidelines to maintain blood sugar levels and keep comorbidities in check.

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CDC: Diabetes rates on the rise

Why the next big chronic disease challenge for skilled nursing facilities could be diabetes.

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Diabetes and dementia risks

A medication for type 2 diabetes called metformin is the subject of a study exploring the possible effects of the drug on the development of dementia.

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Roche acquires mySugr in diabetes management deal

The two companies have been partners since 2014, and are now combining their efforts in diabetes disease management.

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Blood glucose peaks and dementia

Researchers are taking a harder look at how spikes in blood glucose can affect dementia risks.

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