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Diabetes Drugs are responsible for helping to decrease blood sugar levels so that you can try to stay in a healthier range and help avoid serious complications.

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The discovery of insulin promised a new age for an ancient condition but introduced unexpected challenges. James S. Hirsch explores the riveting history of this miracle...
Wegovy, a once-weekly injectable medication (semaglutide), has been approved by the FDA to treat obesity and excess weight – conditions that can lead to type 2 diabetes...
Provention Bio’s new injectable drug, which was recommended by an FDA committee for approval on May 25, 2021, has had a tumultuous journey through the FDA application...
Two diabetes devices from Medtronic – a next-gen continuous glucose monitor that removes fingerstick calibrations and a smart insulin delivery pen that keeps track of...
Bigfoot Biomedical’s new diabetes management system will provide insulin dosing recommendations based on glucose data and a healthcare professional’s instructions to...
New to insulin? Learn about insulin dosing and timing and how often to test your blood sugar levels if you have type 2 diabetes.
How to recognize and treat severe hypoglycemia quickly – with emergency glucagon – and avoid a trip to the hospital.
Public speaking professor Alan Uphold shares his experiences with severe low blood sugars and explains why it’s so important to communicate with your loved ones and care...
Now that all adults in the US are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, we encourage everyone, especially people with diabetes or obesity, to get the vaccine as soon...
New results on Eylea, a treatment for diabetes-related retinopathy, show that the therapy reduces the risk of more serious eye complications when used for prevention.
Have you or someone you know had trouble affording diabetes care during COVID-19? During the pandemic, healthcare companies have created programs to help people get...
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has updated its recommendations, encouraging prediabetes and type 2 diabetes screening for people with excess weight or...
Emerging evidence shows that variability in your A1C level may put you at a higher risk of stroke and heart disease.
Zegalogue emergency glucagon comes as a pre-filled injection or auto-injector pen and can be used to treat severe hypoglycemia quickly.
Drug company Lilly released important results showing that the new therapy may be extremely effective for people with type 2 diabetes. Across three clinical trials,...
The use of metformin – the most common initial medication for people with type 2 diabetes – was associated with a lower rate of mortality from COVID-19 among people with...
Are you interested in trying oral insulin? If you are an adult with type 2 diabetes, take part in a 26-week clinical trial that’s studying how well an insulin pill can...
Learn about the different forms of insulin and how to choose the best types for you.
The American Diabetes Association recommends SGLT-2 inhibitors or GLP-1 agonists for people with heart and kidney problems, the use of Time in Range in diabetes...
Millions of people either with diabetes or at risk of developing diabetes are covered by an employer-based healthcare plan. Employers should think about choosing the...

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