Insulin News

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6/26/2017
Insurance Coverage & Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Loss of Medicaid coverage leads to later stage breast cancer diagnosis, study finds.

5/19/2017
Suicide by Insulin?

Self-harm and suicidal behavior may not always be obvious in people with diabetes

4/8/2017
10 Minutes of Sweat a Day Helps Kids' Hearts

Replacing light exercise with vigorous activity could greatly benefit some kids and teens, study finds

1/24/2017
High-Tech Blood Sugar Monitors May Help People With Type 1 Diabetes

Pair of studies found patients taking insulin injections had better levels with devices

12/2/2016
Low-Carb Diet May Aid Your Metabolism

Cutting back on sweets helps, while exercising before meals may not, small study finds

11/29/2016
Insulin Prices Skyrocket, Putting Many Diabetics in a Bind

American Diabetes Association asks Congress to investigate the matter

11/10/2016
Daily Can of Soda Boosts Odds for Prediabetes, Study Finds

Diet sodas do not appear to pose the same danger, researcher says

10/11/2016
High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study

These regimens didn't reverse drops in 'insulin sensitivity,' a forerunner of the disease

9/28/2016
FDA Approves 1st 'Artificial Pancreas' for Type 1 Diabetes

Automated insulin delivery system will ease some of the burden of living with the condition

9/14/2016
Bodybuilders' Steroid Abuse Linked to Pre-Diabetic Condition

Misuse of these drugs may interfere with how the body uses the hormone insulin, research shows

9/13/2016
Pilots on Insulin Therapy Can Safely Fly Commercial Planes: Study

But they must check blood sugar before and during flights, regulations say

9/2/2016
Fried, Grilled or Baked Foods? They May Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Researchers suggest steaming, poaching and stewing for better health

7/19/2016
Healthy Fats Can Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Study

A diet rich in nuts, seeds, fish and vegetable oils could lower blood sugar levels, researchers say

7/19/2016
Which Diabetes Drug Is Best?

Study calls it a draw, with a slight edge for metformin

6/30/2016
Health Tip: When Your Blood Glucose Rises

Here are possible reasons why

4/5/2016
Cost of Insulin Rises Threefold in Just a Decade: Study

Since 2010, per-person costs topped spending on all other diabetes drugs combined

3/9/2016
Diabetes Treatment May Affect Breast Density

Women on insulin might need extra breast cancer screening, expert suggests

3/1/2016
Is Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Raised Risk of Certain Cancers?

Study suggests, but doesn't prove, that odds increase for some types of tumors, but drop for others

1/5/2016
Artificial Pancreas to Get Long-Term 'Real-Life' Trial

Researchers will measure how well the new technology helps people with type 1 diabetes

12/4/2015
Endurance Athletes May Pay Physical Price

'Ultraman' competitors experience muscle damage and insulin resistance, researchers find

12/3/2015
Could Energy Drink 'Shots' Raise Teens' Diabetes Risk?

Study found those who consumed caffeine-laden drinks had higher blood sugar, insulin levels later

11/18/2015
Type 2 Diabetes Drug Helps Some With Chronic Depression: Study

Insulin resistance may underlie the mental illness, researcher says

9/17/2015
Artificial Pancreas Works Well in Home Trial

Study found improved diabetes management in a real-world setting

8/19/2015
Insulin Pumps Nearly Halve Risk of Heart Disease Death for Type 1 Diabetics

Better blood sugar control, greater education may help explain results, researchers say

8/14/2015
Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Language Problems in Women

But study only found association between insulin resistance and test that hints at brain health

8/6/2015
Active As Teen, Free of Diabetes In Later Life?

Findings showed insulin resistance peaks in early adolescence, so exercise crucial during this period

6/16/2015
Latest Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare Looms

At issue: eligibility of 6.4 million people in 34 states for tax credits for insurance premiums

4/21/2015
Could High-Dose Insulin Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Kids?

Study found daily capsules of the natural hormone triggered protective immune response

3/18/2015
Why Isn't There Any Cheap, Generic Insulin?

Unique development of medication allowed drug makers to extend patents for decades, review says

3/17/2015
Diabetes Groups Call for Greater Scrutiny of Insulin Pumps

American and European associations want more standardization of new technologies

3/2/2015
Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought

Study found half had high blood pressure, half had high cholesterol and 15 percent were diabetic

2/19/2015
Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Experts say shortchanging nightly snooze affects hormone that controls blood sugar levels

1/15/2015
Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk

Study of postmenopausal women suggested hormone levels mattered more than excess weight

1/12/2015
Are Seniors With Diabetes Overtreated?

Very tight blood sugar control can pose problems without benefits, study says

1/5/2015
Study Debunks Notion of 'Healthy Obesity'

Very heavy people slip into poor health over time, researchers find

12/30/2014
1 in 3 People With Type 1 Diabetes Still Produce Insulin, Study Says

More likely for patients diagnosed as adults

12/8/2014
Technology Helps Manage Diabetes: FDA

Insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors assist with blood sugar management

10/28/2014
Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study

Researchers find this commonly used medication controls blood sugar for many

10/9/2014
Stem Cell Success Raises Hopes of Type 1 Diabetes Cure

In laboratory, researchers have developed insulin-producing beta cells

10/9/2014
Impotence Drug Might Counter Common Gene Mutation in Type 2 Diabetes: Study

But using yohimbine won't replace lifestyle changes as the cornerstone of treatment, experts say

10/3/2014
Study Compares Insulin Regimens for Type 1 Diabetes

Long-acting versions may beat intermediate-acting forms of the medicine for safety, effectiveness

9/12/2014
Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds

Patients with type 2 disease were less likely to gain weight, suffer dangerous drops in blood sugar levels

9/8/2014
Health Insurance May Not Be Affordable for All

Study highlights gaps and unintended consequences of 'Obamacare'

7/28/2014
Healthy 'Brown Fat' May Cut Odds for Obesity, Diabetes

Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it

7/14/2014
Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar

Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

7/11/2014
Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics

But device is still a long way from use by people

7/3/2014
Insulin Pumps May Outperform Daily Injections for Type 2 Diabetes: Study

6-month blood sugar control was better with the devices compared to needles, researchers say

6/30/2014
6/16/2014
'Bionic Pancreas' Improves Blood Sugar Control for People With Type 1 Diabetes

Device removes guesswork from insulin therapy, reduces low blood sugar episodes, study finds

6/10/2014
Insulin Use, Out-of-Pocket Costs Way Up for Type 2 Diabetes

Study questions value of insulin analogs, but U.S. diabetes expert says they're cost-effective