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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. 

What's new

What is LADA? How is it diagnosed and treated? Read on to learn more and hear from people living with LADA Continue Reading »

A new premixed, liquid glucagon coming in October in a prefilled syringe and in 2020 as an auto-injector. The second stable glucagon approved this year Continue Reading »

SGLT-2 inhibitors and GLP-1 agonists recommended as first-line therapies; Farxiga offers heart health benefits in people with and without diabetes Continue Reading »

Lilly’s Baqsimi is a needle-free, simple treatment for severe hypoglycemia – bringing long-needed innovation to use of glucagon in emergency settings. Expected in pharmacies within one month Continue Reading »

While ketosis and ketoacidosis sound quite similar – and both describe elevated ketones in the blood – there are critical differences Continue Reading »

Are people aware of the link between diabetes and heart health? Do they know that certain diabetes drugs may protect the heart? Is heart health commonly discussed with healthcare professionals? We wanted to find out! Continue Reading »

How one clinic is integrating diabetes and heart health, focusing on comprehensive risk reduction, including medications that both lower blood glucose and protect the heart, and potentially creating a new business model Continue Reading »

type 1 2 diabetes misdiagnosis

A recent study found 38% of those with type 1 diagnosed after age 30 were not initially given insulin; learn ways of differentiating between type 1 and type 2 at diagnosis Continue Reading »

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