Artificial pancreas to get long-term ‘real-life’ trial

Researchers to measure how well the new technology helps people with type 1 diabetes.

Nasal spray may offer diabetics faster treatment

Trial found it easier to use than current remedy for low blood sugar.

Patient Story

A new life, a new commitment

A life-threatening infection was Larry Thomas' turning point, his rock bottom. Geralyn Merkey was there to meet him.

Sound the alarm

Minorities are at much greater risk of developing diabetes, but early action can make all the difference.

Diabetes drug improves gut bacteria

Metformin improved levels of fatty acids that help lower blood sugar levels.

New diabetes cases drop for first time in decades

But it's not all good news: The U.S. still has more diabetes patients than 37 other developed nations.

Patient Story

‘Make the most of what you have’

Jacob Lesinski isn't about to let type 1 diabetes keep him from accomplishing his dreams.

Diabetes question of the month

What exactly is pre-diabetes?

Sleep patterns may affect diabetes risk

Study says adding two or more hours of shuteye each night might be a warning sign.

Diabetes question of the month

What about sugar-free candy?

Task force urges broader screening for type 2 diabetes

Group advises testing overweight, obese people ages 40 to 70 for abnormal blood sugar.

New clues to how gene affects women’s body shape

Study found variants determine where body fat is stored, regulation of fat cells.

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