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Pump May Beat Shots for Type 1 Diabetes

Study found young patients had better blood sugar control with insulin pump, but cost is higher

Rare Tumor May Point the Way to Diabetes Treatment

Insulinomas provide genetic maps for making insulin, researchers say

Diabetes Threatens Kidneys, Vision of Millions of Americans

Untreated type 2 disease can lead to serious complications, diabetes experts say

Insurance Coverage & Breast Cancer Diagnosis

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

Suicide by Insulin?

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

10 Minutes of Sweat a Day Helps Kids' Hearts

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

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

Low-Carb Diet May Aid Your Metabolism

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

Insulin Prices Skyrocket, Putting Many Diabetics in a Bind

American Diabetes Association asks Congress to investigate the matter

Daily Can of Soda Boosts Odds for Prediabetes, Study Finds

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

High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study

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

FDA Approves 1st 'Artificial Pancreas' for Type 1 Diabetes

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

Bodybuilders' Steroid Abuse Linked to Pre-Diabetic Condition

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

Pilots on Insulin Therapy Can Safely Fly Commercial Planes: Study

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

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

Researchers suggest steaming, poaching and stewing for better health

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

Which Diabetes Drug Is Best?

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

Health Tip: When Your Blood Glucose Rises

Here are possible reasons why

Cost of Insulin Rises Threefold in Just a Decade: Study

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

Diabetes Treatment May Affect Breast Density

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

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

Artificial Pancreas to Get Long-Term 'Real-Life' Trial

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

Endurance Athletes May Pay Physical Price

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

Could Energy Drink 'Shots' Raise Teens' Diabetes Risk?

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

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Helps Some With Chronic Depression: Study

Insulin resistance may underlie the mental illness, researcher says

Artificial Pancreas Works Well in Home Trial

Study found improved diabetes management in a real-world setting

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

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Language Problems in Women

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

Active As Teen, Free of Diabetes In Later Life?

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

Latest Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare Looms

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

Could High-Dose Insulin Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Kids?

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

Why Isn't There Any Cheap, Generic Insulin?

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

Diabetes Groups Call for Greater Scrutiny of Insulin Pumps

American and European associations want more standardization of new technologies

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

Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

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

Unhealthy Insulin Levels May Boost Breast Cancer Risk

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

Are Seniors With Diabetes Overtreated?

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

Study Debunks Notion of 'Healthy Obesity'

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

1 in 3 People With Type 1 Diabetes Still Produce Insulin, Study Says

More likely for patients diagnosed as adults

Technology Helps Manage Diabetes: FDA

Insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors assist with blood sugar management

Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study

Researchers find this commonly used medication controls blood sugar for many

Stem Cell Success Raises Hopes of Type 1 Diabetes Cure

In laboratory, researchers have developed insulin-producing beta cells

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

Study Compares Insulin Regimens for Type 1 Diabetes

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

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

Health Insurance May Not Be Affordable for All

Study highlights gaps and unintended consequences of 'Obamacare'

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