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Online Diabetes Support Improved Healthy Behaviors

Online Diabetes Support Improved Healthy Behaviors

Diabetes HealthSense, an online government-reviewed resource, helps you better manage diabetes.
August 29, 2016
HealthSense is a program of the National Institutes of Health's National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) started in 2004.
FDA Toughens Kidney Warnings on Invokana and Farxgia

FDA Toughens Kidney Warnings on Invokana and Farxgia

June 17, 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) told two drug makers to toughen the existing warnings about the risk of kidney injury for their diabetes drugs. The two drugs are canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet) and dapagliflozin (Farxiga, Xigduo XR).
A Text a Day Keeps Excess Weight at Bay?

A Text a Day Keeps Excess Weight at Bay?

April 29, 2016
Texting, in tandem with other programs and care, is an ideal way to help patients achieve weight loss and numerous other health goals, according to several recent studies. It's especially helpful, experts say, for those with chronic conditions such as diabetes.
Pharmacist-Led Program Helps Manage Blood Sugar After Surgery

Pharmacist-Led Program Helps Manage Blood Sugar After Surgery

October 29, 2015
When patients with diabetes undergo surgery, keeping an eye on their blood sugar during and after the procedure is crucial to keep them healthy, experts know. Better blood sugar control is linked with better results from the surgery, lower readmission rates to the hospital and fewer complications.
Disaster-Proof Your Diabetes

Disaster-Proof Your Diabetes

Tips to ensure you're prepared to manage your diabetes during a natural disaster.
September 30, 2015
Are you prepared for a diabetes disaster? Follow these essential steps to be ready for an emergency before it happens.
5 Insulin Mistakes You Need to Avoid

5 Insulin Mistakes You Need to Avoid

August 12, 2015
If you use insulin to keep your blood sugar in check, these five common mistakes could lead to dangerous lows or highs. What you need to know if you have diabetes and rely on insulin.
FDA Approves Jardiance for Type 2 Diabetes

FDA Approves Jardiance for Type 2 Diabetes

Jardiance, a sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, works by blocking the reabsorption of blood sugar by the kidney, lowering blood glucose levels in patients with Type 2 diabetes.
August 11, 2014

FDA Approves Pediatric Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

An estimated 215,000 people with diabetes in the United States are under age 20. The new device is the first CGM approved for children between 2 and 17 years of age.
February 04, 2014

Watch Your Blood Glucose Levels when Exercising

Special Exercise Considerations for People with Diabetes
June 07, 2012
How to Achieve Tight Type 1 Blood Glucose Control

How to Achieve Tight Type 1 Blood Glucose Control

Is Intensive Insulin Therapy Right for You?
June 07, 2012
Controlling blood glucose levels is essential when you have type 1 diabetes, but how do you have tight diabetes control? And how do you know if tight diabetes control (also known as intensive insulin therapy) is right for you?
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