Tag Archives: Diabetes Health Magazine

Diabetes Health in The News Podcast: Telemedicine Could Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings

 

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A new study completed at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center has determined that telemedicine may be useful in the prevention of diabetic retinopathy. The study …

Ask Nadia: Is Coconut Oil Good For Maintaining Blood Sugar

Nadia,

I’ve heard that coconut oil is good for maintaining blood sugar. Is this true, or did I misunderstand?

Debbie

San Diego Ca

Dear Debbie,

In the past, the benefits of coconut oil were considered controversial because some felt there …

Research Report: Older Adults with Diabetes at Increased Risk for Memory Problems

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New research has found that adults with diabetes could be at risk of episodic memory problems, especially when the disease is poorly controlled. Episodic memory loss involves …

Diabetes Health in The News: Congenital Heart Disease Increases Adult Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Researchers have recently found that patients over 30 years old with congenital heart disease are at an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes. This Danish study analyzed about 5,150 individuals born between 1963-1980 who lived with congenital heart disease …

Diabetes Health in The News: FDA Expands Coverage for Lilly, Boehringer Diabetes Drug

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved an expanded form for Synjardy, a drug produced by Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly. Also known as empagliflozin/metformin hydrochloride, Synardy is now approved for use as an adjunctive treatment. When used …