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Some Diabetes Drugs Linked to Higher Heart Risks

FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 – Two common classes of type 2 diabetes drugs may lower blood sugar levels, but new research suggests those same drugs might boost the risk of heart attack, stroke and heart...

Adding or Switching Diabetes Drugs Can Put Patients at Risk: Study

THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 – Using sulfonylurea drugs with or instead of metformin to control blood sugar increases type 2 diabetics' risk of serious complications, a new study finds. Metformin is a...

Primary Care Doctors Loosen Type 2 Diabetes Goals

TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 – The American College of Physicians (ACP) has issued new guidance on managing type 2 diabetes – including relaxing the long-term blood sugar target called hemoglobin A1C....

Big Strides Made in Diabetes Care

FRIDAY, Jan. 5, 2018 – This past year was a busy, productive one for diabetes research and care. "2017 was a year of progress in our understanding of diabetes and its complications, the tools...

Diabetes Pill Might Replace Injection to Control Blood Sugar

TUESDAY, Oct. 17, 2017 – An injectable class of diabetes medication – called glucagon-like peptide-1 or GLP-1 – might one day be available in pill form, research suggests. Based on the results of...

Flu Shot Key for People With Diabetes

SUNDAY, Oct. 8, 2017 – With predictions calling for a potentially bad flu season this year, doctors are urging people – particularly those with diabetes – to get vaccinated. Many people with...

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