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Diabetes and Diet

Eating doesn’t have to be boring.

It’s all about finding the right balance that works for you.
When you’re managing diabetes, your eating plan is a powerful tool. But eating healthy can feel boring and dull, right? Well, it doesn’t have to because there are tons of things you can do to add flavor to your daily routine—including healthy twists on your favorite

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More Than 2 Million Adults Are Over-Treating Diabetes In The U.S.

New research from Mayo Clinic finds that more than 2.3 million adult patients in the U.S. are likely being treated too intensively for their diabetes.

The researchers find this has caused thousands of potentially preventable emergency department visits and hospitalizations for hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).

The study team, led by Dr. Rozalina McCoy, an endocrinologist and primary care

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7 Tips To Get Your Body Into Ketosis

Ketosis is a normal metabolic process that provides several health benefits. During ketosis, your body converts fat into compounds known as ketones and begins using them as its main source of energy.

Studies have found that diets that promote ketosis are highly beneficial for weight loss, due in part to their appetite-suppressing effects.

Emerging research

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12 Steps To Turn Around Your Prediabetes

The initial shock of your prediabetes diagnosis may be wearing off. And now you’re wondering what you can do, short of taking prescription drugs, to prevent type 2 diabetes.

The good news: Many and perhaps most people can reverse their prediabetes. At the very least, you can significantly improve your blood glucose numbers.

It’s going to take

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Glenmark To Sell Combination Therapy For Adults With Type 2 Diabetes In India

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. announced it has received regulatory approval to market a combination of a novel drug, Remogliflozinc, and Metformin film-coated tablets in India.

Remogliflozin is an innovative, patent-protected sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor indicated in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes in adults

Glenmark will commercialize the product under the brand names “Remo-M” and “Remozen-M.”

“This approval for

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Senseonics Gets FDA Approval For New Dosing Indication For The Eversense® 90-Day CGM

Senseonics Holdings, Inc., announced that they received FDA approval for the non-adjunctive indication (dosing claim) for the Eversense Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.

Patients will soon be able to use Eversense as a replacement for fingersticks to make diabetes treatment decisions throughout the day.

To use the non-adjunctive dosing indication, users will have to download

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Menopausal Women At Greater Risk For Sleep Disturbance, According To Research

Women with diabetes undergoing the menopause transition are at greater risk for sleep disturbances, according to new findings.

Hormone changes have been known to alter insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism, as well as interfere with women’s sleep patterns. But little was known about the association between diabetes and sleep disturbances during the menopause transition until

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Vitamin D Supplementation May Slow Diabetes Progression

Vitamin D supplementation may slow the progression of Type 2 diabetes in newly diagnosed patients and those with prediabetes, according to a new study from Canada.

The study suggests that high-dose supplementation of vitamin D can improve glucose metabolism to help prevent the development and progression of diabetes.

Although low vitamin D levels have previously been associated

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Fasting For Lab Tests May Not Be Good For Patients With Diabetes

Fasting before a blood test for cholesterol tests is common practice, but new research from Michigan State University shows it is a contributing factor of low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, in patients who take diabetes medications.

The study shows that people with diabetes are more likely to experience “fasting-evoked en route hypoglycemia in diabetes, otherwise known as FEEHD,”

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Abbott And Novo Nordisk Partner To Provide Digital Solution For Those Using Insulin

Abbott and Novo Nordisk today announced a deal that connects two key technologies: Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and connected insulin pens.

The companies plan to integrate insulin dose data from Novo Nordisk’s connected pens directly into the digital health tools that are compatible with Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre system.

Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre system reads glucose

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Key To Preventing Organ Damage May Be Managing Blood Pressure

Extremely high blood pressure, not just diabetes, may be responsible for severe organ damage due to hypertensive emergencies in African-Americans with diabetes, a new suggests.
The study, which was the largest of its kind, included 783 diabetic and 1,001 non-diabetic patients from a New Jersey hospital emergency department that serves mainly African-American communities.

It is the

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What Is Prediabetes And Can You Turn It Around?

If it’s one thing that surprises Lauren Harris-Pincus, MS, RDN, author of The Protein-Packed Breakfast, it’s how many people walk into her office with lab results showing they have prediabetes but have no idea.

“I see a lot of people who have prediabetes and the doctor didn’t say a word to them,” Harris-Pincus says.  The author

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The Body Adapts To Occasional Short-Term Overeating

It’s known that overeating impairs blood sugar control and insulin levels. Now, a new study from Australia suggests that the duration of overeating can affect how the body adapts glucose and insulin processing when calorie intake increases.

Obesity and Type 2 diabetes have increased significantly worldwide within the past 30 years. Lifestyle factors such as overindulging in high-calorie

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AADE19: Getting Ready For The Ultimate Conference For Diabetes Educators

The annual conference for the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) kick-starts tomorrow in Houston, TX.

The conference will be four full-days packed with poster presentations, education sessions and product information geared toward Certified Diabetes Educators practicing around the country, with an expected turn out of 3,000 attendees.

dLife caught up with Joanne Rinker MS, RD, CDE

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Human Cells Can Change Jobs To Fight Diabetes

Traditional cell biology textbooks say that most cells can only differentiate to the same cell type, with the same function.

It seems that some of these textbooks need to be rewritten, thanks to the new results by researchers at the University of Bergen and their international partners at Université de Genève (UNIGE), Harvard Medical

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