Recent Diabetes News

Jun 7, 2018

News in the Diabetes World

By |2018-08-09T16:19:24+00:00June 7th, 2018|Diabetes Management, News & Announcements, Newsletters, Recent Diabetes News|6 Comments

The CDC has released the 2017 diabetes United States statistics report. Diabetes affects 30.3 million people - 23.1 million diagnosed with diabetes and 7.2 million still undiagnosed. There are 84.1 million adults with pre-diabetes which eventually turns to diabetes if not treated with weight loss, change in eating habits and exercise.

May 17, 2017

New Changes in the Diabetes World

By |2017-05-17T09:18:38+00:00May 17th, 2017|Diabetes Management, Newsletters, Recent Diabetes News|2 Comments

Patients are constantly asking what is new in the field of health and diabetes. Since diabetes affects so many people worldwide, whether it is the patient, family member or caregiver, it is important to stay informed. New information, studies, medications, products and technologies are emerging on a daily basis since diabetes is so prevalent. Let’s examine […]

Feb 15, 2017

Clinical Developments And More

By |2017-01-30T10:22:55+00:00February 15th, 2017|Diabetes Management, Newsletters, Recent Diabetes News|1 Comment

Each year diabetes treatment becomes more sophisticated with new technology, better medications and increased knowledge and awareness from our medical practitioners. Certain aspects of diabetes treatment remains the same throughout the years, but following old protocols might not be enough for blood sugar control in the upcoming year. Let’s examine some of the latest trends and […]

Mar 20, 2013

Current Diabetes News

By |2016-05-13T09:55:36+00:00March 20th, 2013|General Information, Newsletters, Recent Diabetes News|0 Comments

I continue to try to keep you up to date with information that is current, pertains to people with diabetes and is what your health care provider should be reading.

GLP-1/DPP4 Medication Study

A current study being done at John’s Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland revealed a 2 fold increased risk of acute pancreatitis needing […]

Apr 22, 2012

CBS Reports on Sugar Addiction

By |2014-04-23T13:39:07+00:00April 22nd, 2012|Health & Wellness, Newsletters, Recent Diabetes News|1 Comment

People with diabetes have problems with insulin production and without enough insulin to move sugar into your cells; your muscles and organs become depleted of energy. This triggers intense hunger, which makes it almost impossible to stay on your diet.[1] Studies show that diet is the biggest problem cited by people with type 2 diabetes.[2] Consuming […]

Jan 18, 2012

New Trends in Diabetes Care and Treatment

By |2016-06-03T15:34:15+00:00January 18th, 2012|Diabetes Management, Newsletters, Recent Diabetes News|0 Comments

Diabetes and its associated costs are now up to approximately $218 billion a year and rising; there are 24 million people with diabetes and another 54 million with pre-diabetes. These numbers are staggering and fortunately, until we find a cure, there are multiple medically oriented companies trying to come up with new technology and product development […]

Apr 18, 2011

OMEGA-3s Can be Just as Effective as Drug Therapies for Common Eye Disorder

By |2017-05-12T15:24:38+00:00April 18th, 2011|Newsletters, Recent Diabetes News|0 Comments

High blood sugar (glucose) increases the risk of diabetes eye problems.According to the National Institutes of Health, Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in American adults. [1] High blood sugar in diabetes causes the lens of the eye to swell, which changes your ability to see. According to Dr. Lois Smith, professor of ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, more than 50 percent of people who have diabetes for 25 years will develop some degree of retinopathy.

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