Type 2 diabetes can be successfully reversed with intermittent fasting.

Intermittent fasting may also lower the chance of developing diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. As per new Chinese research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, intermittent fasting can reverse type 2 diabetes. Its denoted by an HbA1c level lower than 6.5% more than a year after stopping diabetes medication. “Type 2 […]

Type 1 diabetes HbA1 was lowered by intermittently scanning the CGM

Adults with uncontrolled type 1 diabetes saw a benefit when using intermittently scanned continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), the randomized FLASH-UK trial showed. Lalantha Leelarathna, Ph.D., of the Manchester Royal Infirmary in England, and colleagues found that using an intermittently scanned CGM, which has optional alarms for high and low blood glucose levels set by the […]

Januvia, a popular diabetes drug may contain traces of carcinogen

The popular diabetes drug Januvia may contain traces of a probable carcinogen, but patients should keep using the medication because it could be dangerous to stop taking it, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced this week. A carcinogen is a substance, organism or agent capable of causing cancer. Drug maker Merck Co. said it […]

Improving vitamin D levels may reduce chronic inflammation

Inflammation is the activation of the body’s immune cells in response to injury or infection. In the short term, inflammation is necessary for proper healing. However, when it persists, it can contribute to the development of inflammatory-related health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, among others. Chronic inflammation can result from ongoing infections, exposure […]

Medicare’s free wellness visit can prevent diabetes amputation

Annual wellness visits covered by Medicare reduce diabetes patients’ risk of amputation by more than one-third, a new study finds. A hypothesis confirmed that Annual Well Visits are associated with a reduced risk of major lower-extremity amputations, highlighting the importance of connecting patients to preventive care services. Study author Jennifer Lobo, a researcher in the University of […]

Walking 10,000 steps reduces diabetics’ death risk, reveals research

In July 2022, Diabetes Care published the findings. According to the results of a recent study involving over 1,700 American adults with prediabetes or diabetes, walking 10,000 steps per day may lower the risk of death for people who have problems controlling their blood sugar. Using information from the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination […]

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