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Walking after Eating Lowers Glucose in Healthy People and Diabetes Patients
Posted: Thursday, September 06, 2012
Walking or other light exercise after meals may reduce glucose levels by more than half in both healthy people and type 1 diabetes patients.

Medtronic Remote Diabetes Monitor Gets U.S. Approval
Posted: Sunday, January 08, 2012
Medtronic Inc. has announced it has received regulatory approval for the first remote glucose monitor that will let parents check the blood sugar of a diabetic child sleeping in another room.

EASD: Outpatient Test Discriminates MODY from Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2011
A measure of the postprandial ratio of urinary C-peptide to creatinine (UCPCR) can distinguish maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) from type 1 diabetes mellitus, allowing some children who would otherwise be treated with insulin to receive oral antidiabetic agents alone.

Insulin Pumps Can Increase or Decrease Insulin Dose when Flying
Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Changes in cabin pressure during flights may cause insulin pumps to deliver too much or too little of the medication -- possibly putting sensitive diabetes patients at risk, researchers report.

Is Inhaled Insulin Closer to Reality?
Posted: Monday, July 11, 2011
New data on the inhalable insulin product Technosphere Insulin Afrezza, from MannKind Corp., indicate that the treatment confers no discernible risk for increased cardiovascular (CV) events, while another study examined patient satisfaction with this type of drug.

Flavonoid in Strawberries May Limit Diabetes Complications
Posted: Saturday, July 09, 2011
Researchers have shown that fisetin, a type of flavonoid found in strawberries and to a lesser extent in other foods, reduces neurologic complications and kidney damage in a mouse model of type 1 diabetes.

Artificial Pancreas May Improve Overnight Control of Diabetes in Adults
Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2011
The "artificial pancreas" can improve overnight blood sugar control while keeping hypoglycemia at bay, even after a big meal and a glass of wine.

Carb Counting vs. Glycemic Load to Determine Insulin Bolus?
Posted: Sunday, March 20, 2011
How many carbs you eat might be less important for your blood sugar than your food's glycemic load.

Diabetes Linked to Nearly 10-Fold Increase in Cold-Like Enterovirus Infection
Posted: Sunday, February 20, 2011
Type 1 diabetes is linked to nearly a 10-fold increase in cold-like enterovirus infection, according to the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational molecular studies.

Aspirin for Primary Prevention in Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, February 06, 2011
When should aspirin be considered for the prevention of complications.

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