December 5, 2013

Among diabetes sufferers and those with a diabetic in their household, the critical role of the physician in condition management is most visible, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers. Eight-in-10 indicate their doctor is very or somewhat involved in their own or their household member's diabetes management; half report their doctor is their primary source for condition info — 43% more than those using the second-most common source, health-related web sites.

December 5, 2013

Making regular doctor appointments is the activity done most often by respondents (78%) to live a healthy life, at least 10 percentage points higher than diet and exercise, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers with diabetes or a family history of diabetes. As many as 70% limit alcohol consumption, and 68% monitor their diet.

November 13, 2015

Reuters is reporting that ahead of this weekend’s G20 summit in Turkey, Petra Wilson, head of the International Diabetes Federation, is calling on world leaders to take collective action against diabetes, which can be attributed to a death every six seconds, by taxing sugar in a manner similar to that around alcohol and tobacco. “It is very well established that heavy taxation on tobacco and relentless reinforcement of the message that tobacco is unhealthy has had a very good effect,” she told Reuters. “It is time now we adopted a similar approach with sugar.” (Reuters)

November 13, 2015

AtlanticLIVE’s event, “The Diabetes Divide,” addressed an issue that affects an estimated 415 million people worldwide. 

November 12, 2015

OneTouch Verio Sync meter users can wirelessly sync their data to the OneTouch Reveal mobile app for access across multiple devices. 

November 12, 2015
With the release of MedHelp's Sugar Sense app for Apple Watch, users can display their glucose readings from their wrists, helping them better understand their condition and stay within their blood glucose targets. 


November 5, 2015

Nearly 9 out of 10 (88%) respondents who are not getting a dilated eye exam every year said knowing that the exam can help detect diabetic eye disease would motivate them to get one.

October 27, 2015

The authors say this is the first study to show that a pharmacist-based glucose control program can potentially improve outcomes for surgery patients, and also lead to lower costs. 

October 16, 2015

Five pharmacists at the company’s Randalls supermarkets in Austin, Texas have dedicated themselves to diabetes management. Since February 2013, the pharmacists — Clarissa Wallace, Kristy Solominsky, Deborah DeYoung, Sonia Borja and Sal Solis — have been working closely with the city of Austin, insurer United Healthcare and Austin-based Seton Hospital to help municipal employees learn how to manage their diabetes.

October 13, 2015
All funds raised will be donated to the American Diabetes Association in support of its mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
October 8, 2015

According to J.D. Power, more diabetics are buying their meters in the retail pharmacy channel and the more satisfied they are, the more often they'll recommend that meter to their friends. 

October 3, 2015

Johnson & Johnson and Wakefern Food on Saturday afternoon during the Business Session at GMDC Health Beauty Wellness showcased just how powerful the kind of partnerships generated out of GMDC HBW 2015 can be — a new, dynamic diabetes-centric set co-created by J&J and Wakefern could generate incremental dollars for every new diabetes customer.

September 25, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Tresiba (insulin degludec injection) and Ryzodeg 70/30 (insulin degludec/insulin aspart injection) to improve blood sugar control in adults with diabetes mellitus. Both Tresiba and Ryzodeg are manufactured by Novo Nordisk.

September 24, 2015

HealthDay is reporting on a new study in Spain that shows the impact timing of a patient’s high blood pressure meds can have on whether or not they develop Type 2 diabetes. Findings point to the fact that taking medication at bedtime could reduce the risk of developing diabetes by more than 50%. 

September 21, 2015

For the U.S. pharmaceutical market, 2015 is already shaping up to be another double-digit growth year in terms of prescription spend, and brand-name specialty drugs are big drivers of that growth.

September 8, 2015

Data from recent years suggests that the increasing prevalence of diabetes may be leveling off.

September 2, 2015

Sam’s Club on Wednesday announced that it will provide a fifth year of free diabetes screenings for the public.

August 31, 2015

The combination of resources is aimed at providing diabetes patients better tools for self-management and giving healthcare providers more tools to support patients, according to the companies. 

August 28, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration has a new diabetes treatment developed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly and Co.

August 25, 2015

Glucose monitoring device company Dexcom announced Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.

August 14, 2015

Nearly 13% of U.S. Hispanic adults are already diagnosed with diabetes, one of the highest prevalence rates among ethnic groups in the country.

August 12, 2015

Mexico's Tienda Diabetes, a business unit of Soluciones Hospitalarias Integrales, turned to IBM Commerce to help provide better care for people with diabetes.

August 5, 2015

Association is placing its support behind the Access To Quality Diabetes Education Act of 2015, versions of which are before both the House and the Senate.

August 5, 2015

 Data recently presented at t AADE15 suggests that people with type 2 diabetes can lower their blood sugar and benefit from following a structured, personalized self-monitoring blood glucose schedule even if they don’t require insulin.