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The 2014 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, January 09, 2014
he "need to knows" for diabetes care...

NIH study shows big improvement in diabetes control over past decades
Posted: Saturday, February 16, 2013
Findings demonstrate need for improved care, especially among youth, some minorities.

First Possible Non-Invasive Continuous Glucose Monitor Approved in Europe
Posted: Saturday, November 10, 2012
C8 MediSensors, Inc. has received Europe's CE Mark approval for its Optical Non-Invasive CGM System.

Regular Glucose Monitoring Increases Medication Adherence and Reduces A1c
Posted: Sunday, October 28, 2012
Blood glucose monitoring at least once a day is associated with reduced A1C levels and greater adherence to medication in type 2 diabetes patients who do not take insulin.

Reducing A1c a Little Less than 1 Point Reduces CV Risk by 45 Percent
Posted: Monday, June 25, 2012
Diabetes patients who responded to glucose-lowering treatment also improved their risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes....

Once Weekly Drug May Substitute for Pre-Meal Insulin
Posted: Sunday, April 15, 2012
A new drug has been found to be more effective in reducing postprandial blood glucose than insulin....


Bariatric Surgery Beats Regular Therapy in Obese Diabetes Patients, Independent of Weight Loss
Posted: Monday, April 09, 2012
Bariatric surgery performed considerably better than traditional medical therapy in obese patients with type 2 diabetes, independent of weight loss according to findings from two randomized trials published online....

Peer Mentoring Helps Reduce A1c a Full Point
Posted: Sunday, April 01, 2012
Talking with diabetic peers who've gotten their blood sugar under control helped other African-American diabetes patients bring down their own levels a full point, more than those who were offered $100 to reduce their A1c 1 point or even $200 to reduce their A1c 2 points.

Using A1c Test is Cost-Effective to Diagnose Prediabetes
Posted: Monday, March 26, 2012
Using A1c to catch prediabetes is cost-effective if the threshold for diagnosis is set at 5.7%.

Intermittent Exercise Improves Glucose for People with Diabetes
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2012
New study finds exercise in low oxygen environment may result in improved insulin sensitivity.

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