‘Painless’ Glucose Monitors: Do They Help Patients With Diabetes?

In the nation’s battle against the diabetes epidemic, the go-to weapon being aggressively promoted to patients is as small as a quarter and worn on the belly or arm. A continuous glucose monitor holds a tiny sensor that’s inserted just under the skin, alleviating the need for patients to prick their fingers every day to check blood sugar. The monitor […]

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Kruppel-like factor 15 controls skeletal muscle fat uptake and utilization

Metabolic diseases, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, have risen to epidemic proportions in the U.S. and occur in about 30 percent of the population. Skeletal muscle plays a prominent role in controlling the body's glucose levels, which is important for the development of metabolic diseases like diabetes. In a recent study, published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation, […]

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Steglatro

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. STEGLATRO┬« This medicine is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identificationof new safety information. You can help by reporting any side effects you may get.You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems. Ertugliflozin pyroglutamic acid Consumer Medicine Information What is in […]

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Trajenta

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TRAJENTA CMI0133-09 Tablets linagliptin Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Trajenta. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor, pharmacist or diabetes educator. All medicines have risks […]

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Type 2 diabetes: Are your feet always cold? It could indicate high blood sugar levels

This Morning: Type 2 diabetes can be 'devastating' says expert Type 2 diabetes would seem benign were it not for the threat of rising blood sugar levels – the main sugar found in blood. It is an important source of energy and provides nutrients to the body but having too much of it can inflict damage on the vessels that supply blood […]

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Type 2 diabetes: Are you experiencing diarrhoea? The lesser-known sign of the condition

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Type 2 diabetes can cause a range of symptoms in the body including frequent urination and blurred vision. Experiencing diarrhoea is a lesser-known warning sign of the condition. For a person with type 2 diabetes, having high […]

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Coronavirus update: Warning to those living with type 2 diabetes during COVID-19

Type 2 diabetes and obesity are risk factors for COVID-19, leading to increased risk of severe illness in people who develop COVID-19. A condition known as diabetic ketoacidosis can ensue making one’s blood sugar levels dangerously high. READ MORE Dementia care: Having this kind if outlook may increase your risk For those living with type 2 diabetes, being more vulnerable to […]

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Type 2 diabetes: The herbal supplement shown to significantly lower blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes is your body’s way of telling you that your pancreas isn’t functioning properly because your blood sugar levels are consistently too high. Blood sugar, the main sugar found in blood, is absorbed in the blood through the food we eat. The pancreas releases a hormone in response to this blood sugar, which regulates the absorption, storage and […]

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Type 2 diabetes: Could having the condition make you more susceptible to the coronavirus?

Type 2 diabetes is a disease that occurs when the blood glucose, also known as blood sugar, is too high. Blood glucose is the main source of energy and comes mainly from the food one eats. In type 2 diabetes, the body doesn’t make enough insulin or doesn’t use insulin well. A person can develop type 2 diabetes at any […]

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