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Complications

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.

Key lessons learned from one woman’s ongoing battle with adrenal insufficiency, and the unexpected role of diabetes technology.
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?
How do the trends compare to childhood type 2 diabetes?
Two new large studies investigate Finerenone in type 2 diabetes.
Behavioral expert Dr. Bill Polonsky on how providers and caregivers can reframe diabetes conversations.
Leading ophthalmologist Dr. Ivan Suñer on what diabetic retinopathy is, how to prevent it, and what future treatments hold.
Transforming patient stories into an inspirational theater program across the US.
New two-year study suggests red wine is beneficial for cholesterol levels.
Leaders in diabetes weigh in at The diaTribe Foundation’s second-annual event in Europe.
A 38% decrease in cardiovascular death is exciting, but our work is nowhere near done.
Breaking news from Stockholm, Sweden, where our team is on the ground at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Conference – one of the largest...
Combining metformin and Jardiance into a single pill.
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...
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...
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...
Paving the way to healthier food options and preventing heart disease.
One of the highlights of this year’s ADA Exhibit Hall was NeuroMetrix’s Quell chronic pain management device. Quell is the over the counter version (no prescription...
By Kelly Close Twitter Summary: @kellyclose speaks to @US_FDA in favor of PCSK9 inhibitor drug Praluent – need to bring more options to #PWD to fight against CV disease...
What is DKA, and what can patients do to prevent this diabetes complication?
How this new option makes it easier to diagnose this major diabetes complication.

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