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October's Most Popular Stories

Published: 10/24/22 10:30 am
By Arvind Sommi

In case you missed them, below you’ll find our top four stories from October 2022. This month’s best stories cover a wide variety of topics including tech updates, foot health, new therapies, and more!

1. Dexcom Announces Global Rollout of G7

The first large-scale launch of the highly anticipated Dexcom G7 continuous glucose monitor (CGM) has officially begun. The next-generation CGM is now available in several countries across the globe, with the company targeting additional markets in weeks to come.

2. FDA Accelerates Review of Type 2 Drug Mounjaro for Weight Loss

Mounjaro, a drug approved in 2022 to treat type 2 diabetes, has also shown remarkable weight-loss effects, reducing trial participants’ weight by over 20%. Regulators have taken notice, granting the medication a fast-track designation for its review for the treatment of obesity.

3. Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Less-than-ideal blood glucose levels can cause nerve and circulatory damage in the ears over time and result in hearing loss and, potentially, balance issues. There are steps you can take to prevent, detect and manage these complications. 

4. Dangers of Added Sugars: Everything You Need to Know

Added sugars quietly make an appearance in many foods you might not expect. This guide can help you identify which foods to look out for, the many different names for added sugar,  and how to cut back.

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Arvind Sommi joined the diaTribe Foundation in 2021 after graduating from the University of Florida with a degree in Biology. Sommi is an Editor for diaTribe Learn. Arvind Sommi joined... Read the full bio »