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Using Pen Needles Safely
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety communication regarding the use of pen needles.
'Artificial Pancreas' Approved for Children
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently expanded the approval of the first "artificial pancreas" for use in children.
Managing Diabetes
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed — and that’s understandable. But you can take steps to both ease your anxiety and get on the road to effective diabetes management.
A High-Tech Test for a Diabetes Related Eye Problem
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed marketing of the first device to use artificial intelligence (AI) to detect moderate to severe diabetes-related retinopathy.
'Smart' Glucose Monitoring System Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system.
Understanding Diabulimia
Diabulimia. You might have heard this new buzzword, but did you know it refers to a serious health problem?
New Adult Diabetes Cases Continue Downward Trend
There's good news and bad news in the latest Diabetes Report Card from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
An Update on Blood Sugar Goals
The American College of Physicians (ACP) has released a different blood sugar goal for patients with type 2 diabetes.
How Eating Speed Might Affect Weight Loss
How fast you eat might affect your ability to lose weight, according to a new study.
Gestational Diabetes and Your Heart Health
Having gestational diabetes during pregnancy could mean you're at risk for other conditions in the future, according to a new study.