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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.

A 38% decrease in cardiovascular death is exciting, but our work is nowhere near done.
Leaders in diabetes weigh in at The diaTribe Foundation’s second-annual event in Europe.
New two-year study suggests red wine is beneficial for cholesterol levels.
Transforming patient stories into an inspirational theater program across the US.
Leading ophthalmologist Dr. Ivan Suñer on what diabetic retinopathy is, how to prevent it, and what future treatments hold.
Paving the way to healthier food options and preventing heart disease.
Behavioral expert Dr. Bill Polonsky on how providers and caregivers can reframe diabetes conversations.
At the Children with Diabetes Friends for Life Conference this month, I had the incredible opportunity to speak to ~100 teenagers with diabetes. My talk, “10 Tips for...
Two new large studies investigate Finerenone in type 2 diabetes.
Intarcia just announced exciting results for ITCA 650 , a small implanted device to treat type 2 diabetes. The tiny device is implanted under the skin just once or twice...
How do the trends compare to childhood type 2 diabetes?
Today, Lilly/BI announced first-ever news in diabetes: a major clinical trial on Jardiance , an SGLT-2 inhibitor pill for type 2 diabetes, has been proven to improve...
Five patients share their experiences with the FDA-cleared, no-prescription-needed device. What did they like and how can it be made even better?
Combining metformin and Jardiance into a single pill.
New improvements in the second-generation: better battery, app control, and more!
Enrolling at over 140 sites worldwide. Can it reduce A1c and insulin use and improve time-in-range?
How close is the UN to achieving its goal of “halting the rise in diabetes and obesity” by 2025?
FDA expands use to people with mild to moderate kidney disease.
People with type 2 diabetes should contact their physicians if symptoms of heart failure appear.
Making major improvements over current standard of care – how does this new treatment work? The FDA recently approved a new indication for a product that has been used...