Century-Old Vaccine Could Be Major Breakthrough In Diabetes TreatmentThe vaccine is called BCG and it’s actually used to immunize children against tuberculosis. It’s been given nearly four billion times over the past century, mostly in China, Africa and South America, but not that often in the U.S., because TB is less common here.
Second-Hand Diabetic Testing Strips Being Sold On Black MarketFrom social media to the streets, there seems to be a huge demand for diabetic testing strips, which test glucose levels in the blood.
Diet Soda, Sweeteners Can Still Cause Diabetes, Study FindsA study of rats has revealed that artificial sweeteners, commonly used in zero-calorie sodas, actually did as much harm to the body as a high-sugar diet.
‘Diabulimia’ Eating Disorder Has Diabetics Misusing Their Insulin To Lose WeightIn essence, diabulimics are choosing not to control their diabetes, allowing their blood sugar to stay dangerously high and risking health issues from thinking problems, to muscle loss and infections.
Apple Watch Can Detect Diabetes With 85% Accuracy, Study SaysAccording to a study released by Apple, the Apple Watch can accurately tell whether the wearer does or does not have diabetes 85 percent of the time.
Report: Scientists Find Alzheimer's Treatment While Trying To Cure DiabetesThe medication, known as a triple receptor drug -- or "triple agonist" -- reportedly works in multiple ways to protect the brain against degeneration and promote growth.
Using Mouthwash Too Often Raises Diabetes Risk, Study SaysA person using mouthwash twice a day was increasing their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by as much as 55 percent.
So Long, Syringes: New Insulin Patch Makes It Easier To Manage DiabetesThe V-Go insulin patch is easy to use and helps a patient have tighter control of their blood sugar.
Tiny Device Helps Diabetics Monitor Blood Sugar Continuously & DiscretelyFor most diabetics, knowing your blood sugar and insulin levels means pricking your finger a dozen or more times a day, but not for long.
Once A Home Remedy, Study Finds Apple Cider Vinegar Could Transform Your HealthIt's been around for decades, but the list of apple cider vinegar's medicinal uses keeps growing. It's rich in vitamins, minerals, probiotics, and enzymes, and it might be able to transform your health.
New Implant May Eliminate Need For Monthly Injections For Diabetic Eye PatientsThe choice between losing eyesight or having a monthly injection directly into your eye is what thousands of diabetic patients face. But new medicine can dramatically reduce the shots and even prevent blindness.
Study: Women Who Have Trouble Sleeping More Likely To Develop Type 2 DiabetesA new study finds that women who have trouble sleeping at night are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes.