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Higher blood sugar levels cause damage over time to blood vessels and nerves, which can affect your eyes, heart, kidneys, and other organs. It’s important to be aware of these diabetes-related health complications so that you can act now to avoid them or prevent them from progressing.

Cannabis use in people with type 1 diabetes can raise DKA risk and trigger a condition with similar symptoms called HK-CHS. Monitoring glucose, understanding effects,...
Explore the ADA and CDC’s latest guidance on preventing and managing diabetes-related foot problems, from corns to amputations. Learn self-care tips and the importance...
Discover advancements in diabetic macular edema treatment options, including anti-VEGF therapies and non-invasive drugs, for better management of this vision-threatening...
People with diabetes are at higher risk for health issues like chronic kidney disease, diabetic macular edema, and liver disease. Here are clinical trials studying ways...
Orforglipron, Eli Lilly's once-daily oral GLP-1 receptor agonist, is being studied in ongoing clinical trials for obesity and type 2 diabetes. Data shows A1C reductions...
The FINE-ONE trial by Bayer investigates Kerendia's effectiveness in preventing kidney disease progression in people with type 1 diabetes. This pivotal trial could...
FDA approves Zepbound for obesity management alongside diet and exercise. A promising new option for weight control, it's the second once-weekly injectable after Wegovy...
A new study reveals only 40% of people with diabetes undergo vital kidney screenings. Learn about the importance of eGFR and uACR tests for preventing CKD, and the...
Learn how to prevent dental issues related to diabetes with self-care habits, regular check-ups, and an understanding of the risks of high blood glucose on oral health.
Explore the link between obesity, diabetes, and breast cancer risk. Learn how treatments like bariatric surgery and medications can reduce this risk and aid in diabetes...
Explore the benefits of Nevro's HFX spinal cord stimulation device for diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Recent studies show up to two years of pain relief and enhanced...
Learn about hearing loss prevention and management during National Protect Your Hearing Month. Explore the link between diabetes and hearing loss, signs of impairment,...
In case you missed them, here are our top stories from October 2023 that cover upcoming therapies, groundbreaking research, and more.
This trial is investigating a new oral medication, INV-202, which is designed to improve regulation in the kidney, liver, and pancreas.
People with type 1 diabetes face higher kidney risks, yet treatments approved for type 2 aren't FDA approved for them due to clinical trial gaps. The EASD 2023 panel...
Experts addressed rising rates of cardiovascular disease in children with diabetes at EASD 2023, emphasizing prevention and finding new biomarkers for early...
At the 59th European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Germany, an expert panel discussed the tremendous cardiovascular health benefits of limiting body weight...
Diabetic foot ulcers are a common and costly complication for people with diabetes. ON101 is a promising new topical treatment anticipated for FDA approval in the coming...
Living with type 1 diabetes for over two decades, the author shares a harrowing tale of an unexpected diabetic complication threatening her vision. Discover her journey...
The FDA is cautioning people that the diabetes medication Ozempic – commonly prescribed off-label for weight loss – may be linked to a rare but severe side effect.

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