The American Diabetes Association will lower its target recommendation for blood glucose levels for children with Type 1 diabetes, according to a statement released at the association's 74th Scientific Sessions.
Cases of diabetes and pre-diabetes in the United States have nearly doubled since 1988, suggests new research released Tuesday from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, with obesity apparently to blame for the surge.
In a study that included nearly 300,000 adults without a known history of diabetes or cardiovascular disease, adding information about glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), a measure of longer-term blood sugar control, to conventional CVD risk factors like smoking and cholesterol was associated with little improvement in the prediction of CVD risk, according to a study in the March 26 issue of JAMA.
Walgreens and Take Care Clinics on Friday announced the offer of free health testing for hemoglobin A1C and blood glucose at more than 3,000 U.S. locations through the end of November as part of American Diabetes Month and the Walgreens Way to Well Commitment.
Blood glucose monitoring is associated with reduced A1C levels and greater adherence to medication in Type 2 diabetes patients who do not take insulin, according to a study published in the September issue of Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics.
A drug marketed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly reduced blood sugar in elderly patients with Type 2 diabetes and in adults with diabetic nephropathy, according to results of three studies presented at a diabetes meeting in Berlin.
A drug made by Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca improved several measures of blood-sugar control in Type 2 diabetes patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial announced Monday.
An integrated wellness team approach to diabetes care can help patients not only improve their condition, but also lower their prescription costs, according to new research presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ 21st annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Philadelphia.
Walgreens-owned clinic operator Take Care Clinics now is offering three new diagnostic tests and administrative physicals — a move that also advances the Well at Walgreens strategy to enhance services as a community healthcare provider and transform to a health and daily living destination.
An integrated wellness team approach to diabetes care can help patients not only improve their condition, but also lower their prescription costs, according to new research presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists' 21st annual Scientific and Clinical Congress in Philadelphia.
Obese diabetes patients could experience weight loss when taking Vivus' anti-obesity drug, according to an oral presentation at the International Diabetes Federation's World Diabetes Congress in Dubai.
A test commonly used to identify patients with diabetes or those at risk of developing the condition may not produce accurate results among children, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan.