Diabetes News

Getting smart about diabetic foot ulcersFeb 7, 2017
Researchers found that using smart insoles and smartwatch technology to alert patients of harmful plantar pressures helps people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Fighting sickle cell disease using a type 2 diabetes medicationJan 10, 2017
Researchers have discovered promising new treatments for sickle cell disease, the first new drug treatment in 30 years and the first ever for beta thalassemia.
Mouse models indicate burning more fat and less glucose could lead to diabetesDec 19, 2016
While exercise endurance increases when muscles are made to burn more fat and less glucose, research shows this may lead to diabetes.
Expert offers tips on how to manage diabetes during the holidaysNov 22, 2016
Dr. Ashok Balasubramanyam says managing diabetes requires consistency, which can be tough during the holidays.
Discovery of asprosin, new hormone could have potential implications in treatment of diabetesApr 14, 2016
Researchers determined that they could use an antibody to neutralize asprosin, which could potentially lead to a treatment for diabetes.
Diabetes Alert Day mattersMar 22, 2016
An expert at Baylor College of Medicine explains the importance of recognizing the symptoms and risk factors of Type 2 diabetes.
Type 1 diabetes new staging system promotes early detection Feb 22, 2016
A new recommendation calls for a diabetes staging classification that could mean earlier diagnosis and better outcomes for patients in the long run.
How to keep your food – and your insulin – down during the holidaysNov 23, 2015
Don’t let holiday feasts come back to haunt you – planning meals can help those with acid reflux and diabetes enjoy the festive foods, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Don’t let diabetes spoil your Halloween funOct 22, 2015
Whether it’s a festival celebration, a haunted house visit or trick-or-treating, parents of children with diabetes need to be prepared for the sugar-fueled festivities, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Summer precautions for diabeticsJun 25, 2015
Diabetics have a more serious risk for dehydration and should take extra precautions during summertime heat, according to our experts.