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The Biggest News in Diabetes Technology and Drugs: Highlights from ADA 2021
June 30, 2021
The American Diabetes Association's 81st Scientific Sessions brought together great minds in diabetes for exciting news and discussions. Check out highlights from the...
Tirzepatide Dramatically Lowers Weight and A1C
June 30, 2021
Full results from the SURPASS trials on the drug tirzepatide shows that this new medication dramatically lowers A1C and weight and is incredibly effective in people with...
To Skip or Not to Skip: Does Intermittent Fasting Help People with Diabetes?
June 21, 2021
We’ve reviewed the latest research to weigh the benefits and drawbacks of intermittent fasting and time-restricted feeding for people with diabetes.
Diabetes Drug Ozempic Approved for Weight Loss
June 14, 2021
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...
Seven Numbers to Know: Lower Your Risk for Heart Disease and Stroke
May 17, 2021
There are many things you can do to lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. One easy thing is to track the critical numbers that give you an accurate picture of...
Omada’s Newest Diabetes Program Includes Physician Support
April 26, 2021
Omada Health is launching a physician-guided care program for people with diabetes and high blood pressure. Through the app, members will have access to physicians,...
Encourage Your Loved Ones to Get Screened for Diabetes!
August 30, 2021
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has updated its recommendations, encouraging prediabetes and type 2 diabetes screening for people with excess weight or...
New Data Shows Success for Digital Diabetes Prevention Program
November 16, 2020
Recent results from Omada Health’s Digital Diabetes Prevention Program show reductions in A1C and body weight over a 12-month period. This digital tool may be especially...
Better Health Possible Through Virta's Prediabetes, Obesity, and Type 2 Diabetes Management Programs
October 19, 2020
Virta Health Clinic expands beyond its highly regarded type 2 diabetes "reversal" program: three new offerings focus on continuous remote care and low-carb eating to...
Livongo’s Digital Diabetes Prevention Program Leads to Weight Loss
August 17, 2020
In exciting news for digital diabetes prevention programs, a new study showed that highly engaged participants – those who more frequently engaged in food logging,...
Top Highlights: Day 1 of ADA Scientific Sessions
June 12, 2020
We bring you the most exciting news from day one, including updates on automated insulin delivery, ways that technology can reduce hypoglycemia, and new physical...
Experts Unite to End Obesity Stigma: Statement Released on World Obesity Day
March 9, 2020
Experts wrote a joint consensus statement on what is needed to combat obesity stigma. The statement dives into common myths about obesity and offers recommendations for...
Healthimation’s Why WAIT: A Weight Management App Combines Hollywood Animation and Healthcare
January 28, 2020
The first of its kind, Why WAIT is a creative app-based approach to weight loss and diabetes management
Four Major Recommendations from RWJF on the State of Childhood Obesity
October 14, 2019
By Ursula Biba and Eliza Skoler The new State of Childhood Obesity report and website show that youth obesity is prevalent in the US, leading to high rates of adult...
Avoid Weight Gain by Avoiding Ultra-Processed Foods
June 21, 2019
A study finds that packaged snacks, pre-prepared meals, and other “ultra-processed” foods lead to weight gain; unprocessed foods lead to weight loss
What to Eat with Diabetes or Prediabetes: ADA's New Nutrition Guidelines
May 9, 2019
More positivity around low-carb diets; importance of weight loss for type 2 diabetes and prediabetes; emphasis on eating non-starchy vegetables and minimizing sugar and...
Type 2 Diabetes Remission: What is it and How Can it be Done?
March 22, 2019
Learn about three ways that may put type 2 diabetes into remission: low-carbohydrate diets, low-calorie diets, and bariatric surgery
Two Positive Recommendations by a Regulatory Agency for SGLT Use in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
February 13, 2019
Farxiga and Zynquista are recommended for approval for people with type 1 diabetes in Europe with emphasis on DKA safety; EMA approval likely in coming months and hope...
The Most Destructive Diabetes Landmine: Lack of Sleep?
January 31, 2019
“Why We Sleep” is one of the most important health books ever written! How does sleep relate to blood sugars, eating, weight gain, and mindset? Plus, 16 ways to improve...
Weight Stigma Hurts People and Outcomes – How Every Individual Can and Should Speak Out
October 10, 2018
To commemorate World Obesity Day, we are raising attention on terribly stigmatizing language around obesity and weight