Plan to Combat Soaring Insulin Costs Proposed to Lower Costs for Diabetics

A new proposal details how insulin costs can be lowered for diabetics, and the top 3 insulin manufacturers are taking steps to make insulin less expensive.

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Diabetics More Likely to Die from Alcohol, Accidents or Suicide

A recent study provides some insight as to why diabetic patients are more likely to die from alcohol-related factors, accidents or suicide.

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No-Sugar-Added Ice Cream Recall Due to Listeria

Working Cow Homemade Ice Cream, Inc. of St. Petersburg, FL is conducting a voluntary recall of No Sugar Added Vanilla and No Sugar Added Chocolate ice cream manufactured in three-gallon tubs during the month of May 2018. The recall is being conducted due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause […]

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Nationwide Ham Recall – High Health Hazard – Multiple Brand Names and Stores

Ham recalled due to Listeria contamination. Illnesses and death reported. 90,000 pounds affected, sold in multiple stores under various names. See details.

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Massive Beef Recall Hits United States, Multiple Illnesses Reported

Massive Beef Recall in the US for Salmonella contamination announced by JBS Tolleson. Many illnesses in multiple states have been reported. View the full details, product list and labels.

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Adding Dapagliflozin to Metformin or Insulin Improved T2D Glycemic Factors

Researchers used continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) to assess the effects of adding dapagliflozin to a regimen of either metformin or insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). They found significant reductions in mean glucose and other glycemic factors, with greater improvements seen in patients taking metformin compared to insulin. The design and results of […]

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Vitamin B Supplements May Protect Kidneys in Type 1 Diabetic Children

Vitamin B deficiency is associated with an increased risk of kidney damage in people with type-1 diabetes, but Vitamin B supplements may help preserve kidney function.

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Type 2 Diabetes Trial: 46% Achieve Diabetes Remission Within 1 Year

After one year, 46% of the Type 2 Diabetic individuals in the intervention group recovered and maintained control over blood glucose concentrations.

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“Safe” Level of BPA Not So Safe, Leads to Insulin Resistance

Levels deemed safe by FDA for BPA exposure isn't safe and causes insulin resistance. BPA is found in register receipts, plastic containers and more. But, does BPA cause diabetes?

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Periods of Fasting Protects Against Obesity and Diabetes, Nurture Health

Can fasting for a specific period of time each day help prevent obesity, diabetes and other health conditions? Researchers detail their findings from a recent study.

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