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Diabetes Health in The News: FDA Approves Dexcom’s Mobile G5

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the Dexcom G5, a Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System, a first of its kind.

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FDA Recall: Victory Kitchens Ltd. Recalls Products Containing Chicken From An Ineligible Country

By Nadia Al-Samarrie

A while back ago I started updating our readers on the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service. When I came across this site, I thought my readers with diabetes should know about the foods that are being …

FDA Approves Two-In-One Diabetes Treatment For Type 2

By Brenda Neugent

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved a two-in-one diabetes treatment that combines two type 2 treatments.

Glyxambi combines empagliflozin, a sodium glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitor that blocks the absorption of excess glucose by the kidneys so …

Type 1 Diabetes: Quick and Easy Does It With New Web-Based Insulin Pump App

Now people with diabetes can display data from their insulin pumps and supported blood glucose maters thanks to the t:connect diabetes management application from Tandem Diabetes that received approval from the Food and Drug Administration in February.

The app, which

Many Supplements Are Illegally Labeled

According to a report by the inspector general of the US Department of Health and Human Services, dozens of purported weight-loss and immune-system supplements are illegally labeled and do not have appropriate scientific evidence to support their claims.

According to …