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FDA Warns of Diabetes Rx Risk
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety announcement about the type 2 diabetes medication pioglitazone.
A Once-a-Day Rx for Type 2 Diabetes
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a once-a-day medication to treat type 2 diabetes.
A New Type 2 Diabetes Fighter
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for type 2 diabetes.
New Diabetes Rx Gets FDA Go-Ahead
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat type 2 diabetes.
Beware of These Diabetes Medications
If something sounds too good to be true, it's probably a scam. That thinking applies to some recent products marketed as cures for diabetes.
To Manage Diabetes, Take a Walk
Taking a brief walk after meals may help patients with type 2 diabetes manage their blood sugar more effectively, a new study found.
Should Sugary Drinks Be Taxed?
Taxing sugary drinks may lower consumption and, in turn, reduce obesity, type 2 diabetes and even tooth decay, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report.
'Artificial Pancreas' Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first "artificial pancreas" device to monitor blood glucose (sugar) and adjust long-acting or basal insulin doses.
Depression and Gestational Diabetes
Depression and gestational diabetes may be linked, according to the National Institutes of Health.
The Glycemic Index Problem
The glycemic index varies so much that it may be an unreliable indicator of blood sugar response, according to a new study.