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

The Ethnic Gap in Diabetes
Posted: Saturday, September 08, 2012
The risk of diabetes may be different for people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds.

New NIH fact sheet explains test for diabetes, prediabetes
Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2012
A new fact sheet from the National Institutes of Health explains the A1C test, a widely used and important test to diagnose type 2 diabetes and prediabetes, and to monitor blood glucose levels of people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Using Muffins to Diagnose Diabetes
Posted: Monday, October 31, 2011
The "muffin test" -- an alternative to the oral glucose tolerance test for detecting impaired glucose tolerance.

In-Hospital Blood Sugar Levels Should Be Higher
Posted: Sunday, February 27, 2011
New recommendations slightly higher than those of leading diabetes group.

Effects of Insulin on Brain Glucose Metabolism in Impaired Glucose Tolerance
Posted: Sunday, February 13, 2011
Insulin stimulates brain glucose metabolism at physiological postprandial levels in patients with impaired glucose tolerance but not in healthy subjects.

Short Sleepers at Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease
Posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2010
People who sleep less than six hours a night may be three times more likely to develop a condition which leads to diabetes and heart disease, according to researchers.

A1c Test for Diagnosis Not Perfect: Study
Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010
The limited sensitivity of the A1C test may result in missed or delayed diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, whereas the use of current OGTT criteria will fail to identify a high proportion of individuals with A1C >6.5%. Further studies and discussion are needed before revising guidelines for Type 2 diabetes diagnosis.

Tracking Blood Sugar with Nano-Tattoos
Posted: Sunday, June 06, 2010
Chemical engineers are working on carbon nanotubes that could be injected under the skin to reveal blood glucose levels.

High Glycemic Foods Can Increase Risk for Heart Disease in Women
Posted: Sunday, April 18, 2010
Consuming carbohydrates with high glycemic index -- an indicator of how quickly a food affects blood glucose levels -- appears to be associated with the risk of coronary heart disease in women but not men, according to a report.

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