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Complications

Staying healthy when you have diabetes is possible with careful blood glucose management – that’s the best way to reduce your risk of long-term health 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. 

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Learn practical tips on taking care of your feet and how to easily make them a part of daily diabetes management Continue Reading »

CANVAS; Invokana; Heart: Kidney: Amputation

CANVAS study presented at ADA 2017 highlights heart and kidney protection for type 2 diabetes drug Invokana, and questions persist over an increased risk of amputations  Continue Reading »

Full results of DEVOTE study presented at ADA 2017 show that basal insulin Tresiba reduces risk of severe hypoglycemia by 40% (by 53% overnight), in addition to being safe for the heart Continue Reading »

An FDA advisory panel voted 17-2 to expand the drug label for type 2 diabetes drug Victoza to reflect a 13% reduction in overall heart risk and 22% reduction in heart-related death, as shown in the LEADER trial  Continue Reading »

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FDA approves Lucentis for all types of diabetic retinopathy and IBM announces a new technology that helps doctors better diagnose retinopathy Continue Reading »

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