Diabetes Pharmacist

Diabetes Pharmacist

information & education about diabetes & related subjects

Tag Archives: Diabetes Research

A Major Breakthrough in Type 1 Diabetes Research

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Insulin pump supplies, Insulin Pumps
Two top universities have teamed up to make important in-roads into finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes.   What happens when researchers from two top universities team up? In this case, it means some very good news for Type I diabetes sufferers. Researchers from MIT’s David H. Koch Institute and the Harvard Stem Cell… Continue Reading

New Research Gives Hope to Those Living with Diabetes

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Insulin pump supplies, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, New medications for diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
A group of researchers at Cornell University have recently discovered a probiotic that may be considered a new treatment for diabetes.   What would your life be like if taking a simple pill could help you manage your diabetes? With the development of new research, this futuristic dream might be close to becoming a reality.… Continue Reading

3 Steps for Living Healthier with Diabetes in the New Year

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Exercise and Diabetes, Holiday recipes, Insulin Pumps, Obesity and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Here are some suggestions for people suffering with diabetes to eat and live heathier in the coming year.   Eating healthy and exercising are common resolutions for many in the New Year, not just for those with diabetes. Although most of us start out with good intentions of living a healthier lifestyle, it’s easy to… Continue Reading

What’s New in the World of Diabetes Research

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Medication News
Scientists are working in many areas to prevent and cure diabetes. Here’s an update on three key areas of research. Now is one of the most exciting times in diabetes research. Scientists are working in many areas, and three key types of research – viruses, gut microbiome and inflammation – are getting a lot of… Continue Reading

New Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Deaths

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, Senior diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
A clinical trial shows those with diabetes given the drug Jardiance were 38% less likely to die from a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease.   It’s an unfortunate truth, but diabetes is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. In fact, people with Type 2 diabetes are five to eight… Continue Reading

Diabetes in Women: Your Questions Answered

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes and Pregnancy, Diabetes Conditions, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, Tips for People with Diabetes
Seven common questions relating to diabetes in women.   Like most diseases, diabetes affects each person in a slightly different manner. Just as your body is uniquely yours, so is the diabetes that you manage. And being a woman with the Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes yields yet an additional set of distinct questions.… Continue Reading

A Temporary Tattoo May Be the First Painless Glucose Measurement Tool

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Scientists have invented a temporary tattoo that can monitor glucose levels. This new technology may soon be a common part of diabetes supplies Tattoos may get a bad rap but what if one, albeit the temporary variety, could help you monitor health issues? Researchers and nano-engineers have been developing a temporary tattoo that might be… Continue Reading

Eating Carbs at the END of Your Meal Might Be Good for Your Health

Posted in Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes Statistics, Diet and Diabetes, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
You might want to save that dinner roll for AFTER dinner. A recent study published in the American Diabetes Association Diabetes Care Journal found that eating carbohydrates at the end of your meal could help to reduce glucose and insulin levels. The study was conducted to determine if the order in which different types of… Continue Reading

Guide to Popular Insulin Pumps: Part Two

Posted in Children with Diabetes, Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, New Devices for Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
With countless insulin pumps on the market it’s hard to know which is right for you. Don’t make your decision in haste, learn more before you buy.     Insulin pumps are a great way for those living with diabetes to control their insulin levels. They take away the need for individual insulin injections and… Continue Reading

What Triggers Your Blood Sugar to Change

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Research, Diet and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes, Uncategorized
Having diabetes means watching for blood sugar swings. Find more information on what causes these swings and how to control them.   If you’re living with diabetes, you are more than likely worried about swings in your blood sugar levels. Here is a list of common reasons for these swings. Keep in mind that some… Continue Reading

Understanding Your Role as a Diabetes Caregiver

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Conditions, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Exercise and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes
Quick tips for those getting started as a diabetes caregiver and understanding how to support a loved one with a recent diabetes diagnosis A diabetes diagnosis can be mind-boggling for both patient and caregiver. When you work together, the transition to a healthier lifestyle does not have to be overwhelming. The tips below can help… Continue Reading

Your Child’s Diabetes Diagnosis: What’s Next?

Posted in Children with Diabetes, Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Statistics, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Tips for People with Diabetes
If your child is diagnosed with diabetes, learn how to manage the diagnosis with tips and resources that will help your child continue to live a normal, happy and healthy life.  Having a child diagnosed with diabetes can be very overwhelming, scary, intimidating and challenging. However, you are not alone. According to the Juvenile Diabetes… Continue Reading

New Research Suggests Artificial Sweeteners May Be a Link to Type 2 Diabetes

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Research, Insulin Pumps, Obesity and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
New research says artificial sweeteners could be a precursor to diabetes.      Artificial sweeteners have become increasingly popular in recent years. From diet sodas to “sugar-free” pies and cakes, these ingredients are easily found by anyone looking for an option to sugar. However, this so called healthier option could actually not be healthy at all… Continue Reading

New Treatment Options for Diabetes on the Horizon: Autologous Cell Replacement

Posted in Diabetes Research
Are you one of the millions of diabetics worldwide who must endure multiple painful daily insulin injections?  Maybe you have considered other therapies such as an insulin pump but were intimidated by the somewhat invasive procedure. What if there was a way for you to restore your body’s ability to produce insulin using your very… Continue Reading

Diabetes Increases Risk of Thyroid Cancer

Posted in Diabetes Research
   Researchers associated with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have found that the presence of diabetes increased the 10-year risk of thyroid cancer by 25% among adults 50 to 71 years old. Women were at a particularly high risk. No one is quite sure why there is a connection although both… Continue Reading

Hearing Loss and Diabetes May Be LInked

Posted in Diabetes Research
  Hearing loss  is more than twice as common in people with diabetes than in people without the condition, according to an analysis of 13 studies. However, no cause and effect was found when Japanese researchers pooled the results of studies involving nearly 8,800 people with hearing impairment, of whom more than 1,000 had diabetes, and… Continue Reading

Can Sleep Problems Worsen Diabetes OR Does Diabetes Cause Sleep Problems?

Posted in Diabetes Research
A new study has shown that people with diabetes who have difficulties sleeping, have higher levels of blood glucose and experience greater difficulty in controlling their hyperglycemia. But, it is still unknown if  diabetes causes the problems with sleep OR if the problems with sleep cause the higher levels of blood glucose. The take-home message for… Continue Reading

Could Type 2 Diabetes Be an Autoimmune Disease?

Posted in Diabetes Research
In a recent Stanford University study,  researchers found that obese men with diabetes had a distinct group of antibodies against cellular proteins that were not present in a group of obese men who did NOT have diabetes. Type 2 diabetes therefore, like Type 1, may also be an autoimmune disease, but the immune system’s target cells are different,… Continue Reading

DNA in Womb Can Be Altered by Mother’s Diet Leading to Diabetes

Posted in Diabetes Research
An international study has determined that the diet a woman follows during pregnancy can actually alter the DNA of the baby in the womb.  The study, published in the journal Diabetes, showed that by eating LOW levels of carbohydrates during pregnancy,  bits of DNA changed, resulting in children that were not only fatter, but  who also had a higher risk of… Continue Reading