Diabetes Health Word Search Puzzle: Recent Research-11/30

This word search puzzle was inspired by this week’s news and podcast reports. Play along with us to test your knowledge and comprehension on topics we post Monday-Friday. Please click the link below to download this week’s Diabetes Health Word Search Puzzle: Diabeteshealth.com Word Search Puzzle If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please email puzzle@diabeteshealth.com. In the subject area write “add

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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: FDA Approves Two Novo Nordisk Insulin Medications

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Dec-2_-2015_-5_25_13-AM1.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! In late September 2015, the FDA finally approved Tresiba, a diabetes drug from Novo Nordisk. This once daily medication is a long-acting  drug that was previously rejected in 2013 after the FDA requested more data about the heart risks  associated with Tresiba. The medication is currently sold

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Diabetes Health Word Search Puzzle: Recent Research-11/16

This word search puzzle was inspired by this week’s news and podcast reports. Play along with us to test your knowledge and comprehension on topics we post Monday-Friday. Please click the link below to download this week’s Diabetes Health Word Search Puzzle: Diabeteshealth.com Word Search Puzzle If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please email puzzle@diabeteshealth.com. In the subject area write “add

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Type 1 & Type 2: Eye for the Diabetic Guy and Gal

Becton Dickinson and Company (BD) and its “Diabetes Dream Team” of experts recently partnered with Olympic gold medalist Gary Hall, Jr., to present BD Diabetes Makeover, a national program designed to motivate people with diabetes to improve their diabetes management. The BD Diabetes Dream Team—a group of leading clinical, diabetes education, nutrition, fitness and lifestyle, organization experts, was formed to inspire people with diabetes to

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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Vildagliptin and Sitagliptin Prove Successful in Managing Diabetes

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Sep-17_-2015_-8_18_15-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to the audio recording of Diabetes Health in The News. Researchers recently compared the success rates in using once-daily Vildagliptin vs. Januvia (Sitagliptin) in treating patients living with type 2 diabetes. A study was completed using information from participants across outpatient centers in the U.S. and Brazil with type 2 diabetes that also had severe

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Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup Stories

Ahh, weekend bliss! There’s nothing better than getting a little extra sleep, enjoying some “R & R” and, of course, catching up on the latest news from Diabetes Health! Read on for all this week’s top stories! AskNadia: Kidney Anti-Rejection Medication Causing Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes: Managing Diabetes in Austere Conditions Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Liraglutide Aids Long-Term Weight Loss of Diabetes Patients

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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Finerenone Benefits Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy

Click here to listen to the audio recording of Diabetes Health in The News. Researchers have found that the MRA called Finerenone has been shown to benefit patients living with diabetes nephropathy.  A recent study indicated improved kidney function markers in patients,  when the drug was added to an RAS blocker. Additionally, these patients showed lower rates of hyperkalemia, which involves high potassium levels in

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Diabetes Health in the News: Genetic Testing Babies with Diabetes Can Help

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Sep-8_-2015_-3_52_26-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to the audio version of   Diabetes Health In The News Researchers have found that the genetic testing of babies diagnosed with diabetes can be beneficial for treatment. Genetic testing could provide doctors with important information on how to best treat diabetes. It can also provide insight into other genetic issues that the baby might

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Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: How Metformin Works in Gut Not Bloodstream

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Sep-8_-2015_-3_38_00-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to the audio version of   Diabetes Health In The News Researchers recently made a major breakthrough regarding metformin, the popular diabetes drug. In the past, researchers believed that this drug worked in the blood stream, but recent studies have found that it actually works in the gut. Clinical trials have determined that metformin works

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The History of Diabetes

For 2,000 years diabetes has been recognized as a devastating and deadly disease. In the first century A.D. a Greek, Aretaeus, described the destructive nature of the affliction which he named “diabetes” from the Greek word for “siphon.” Eugene J. Leopold in his text Aretaeus the Cappodacian describes Aretaeus’ diagnosis: “…For fluids do not remain in the body, but use the body only as a

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