Adlyxin Get’s The Go-Ahead

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to help treat adult type 2 diabetics. Every time a new drug hits the market, it’s important to understand the pros and cons of each treatment. Because there are always new drugs being developed for diabetes, we can always find better ways to manage…Continue Reading

Dogs or CGMS?

I’m sure you’ve all read or seen a story about a dog that saved someone’s life. Maybe they woke them up when there was a fire, or maybe they detected a hypoglycemic episode. Sure, these stories are adorable, and we all love to hear them, but how reliable our furry friends versus a continue glucose…Continue Reading

Diabetes And Heart Attacks, Worse Than We Thought?

A recent study has shown that the link between diabetes and heart attacks could be worse than we originally thought. Sure, we’ve always known that being diabetic increases the chance of having cardiovascular complications like heart attacks, but most people don’t realize just how much diabetes impacts our hearts. The study was completed at the…Continue Reading

Sleep – Too Little Or Too Much – Bad Either Way

Some news out of the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism has shed some new light on the connection between sleep and diabetes risk. The study published in the journal showed bad news for men that aren’t getting enough sleep and are sleeping too much. We already know that impact that sleep can…Continue Reading

Diabetes in Adolescents Worse than we Thought

There has been some shocking news released in the Journal of the American Medical Association. We knew that diabetes cases have been on the rise, but it could be worse than we initially thought in teenagers. A study was completed by Andy Menke, Ph.D., from Social & Scientific Systems and his study has shown daunting…Continue Reading

Research Suggest Avoiding Paleo Diet

Every year there is a no fad diet that hits society. Thanks to social media, workout videos, and infomercials on TV, these fad diets can quickly saturate the market. One of the biggest diets floating around right now is the paleo diet. The paleo diet’s goal is to mimic a primal diet or a diet…Continue Reading

Different Metformin Responses? Genetics Explain Why

The most common type 2 diabetes treatment, metformin, is well-known within the diabetic community. It’s almost always the first prescription a doctor will give you when looking to control the chronic condition. It’s been around for 50 years and it used by millions of people across the globe. But some diabetics notice more benefits from…Continue Reading

Looking for a New Way to Treat Diabetes Early

A new study out of Sanford-Burnham Presby Medical Discover Institute could have discovered a new way to improve insulin responsiveness and help treat diabetes earlier than before. The study that was released in the Journal of CLinicla Investigation has shown some exciting news for the diabetic community. One of the key traits that happen before…Continue Reading

Coffee and Diabetes

The majority of Americans start their day with a good cup of Joe. Some people start their day with SEVERAL cups of Joe. But what kind of impact does coffee have on your diabetes? Most days it seems like science can’t decide what they think about diabetes and coffee. Some studies say it’s bad, while…Continue Reading

Over-Treating Diabetes Could Have Side Effects

We all know how critical it is to manage your glucose levels whether you have Type 1 Diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes. Not managing your diabetes could have extremely dangerous consequences like blindness, amputation, heart disease, or even death. But is there a chance that over-treating our diabetes could have even worse effects? A recent…Continue Reading