A Cure For Diabetes? Johnson & Johnson, ViaCyte Testing Possible Permanent FixIf it works as well in patients as it has in animals, it would amount to a cure, ending the need for frequent insulin injections and blood sugar testing.
Diabetics: Keep A Careful Eye On Your FeetMore than 65,000 lower limbs are amputated every year due to complications from diabetes.
'Step Out' To Fight Diabetes, Saturday At The Detroit ZooA well-known Detroit radio voice is speaking out about his struggle with the chronic illness.
Blood Glucose Test Strips RecalledDiabetic Supply of Suncoast has issued the voluntary recall of Advocate Redi-Code blood glucose test strips
Study: Diabetes Might Actually Shrink Your BrainNew research finds more reasons to keep your blood sugar and blood pressure in check, especially in middle age.
FDA Approves First Artificial Pancreas For Patients With DiabetesIt's big news for millions of Americans with Type 1 diabetes.
Wayne State Gets Grant To Study Exercise Effect On Insulin ResponseExercise is known to improve the ability of tissues to respond to insulin and reduce the risk for developing type 2 diabetes, but the mechanisms that cause those health benefits are not yet clear.
Diabetes Drug In Testing May Have Future As Treatment for Parkinson's DiseaseMetabolic Solutions Development Co. LLC has presented new data showing that an investigational drug being studied to treat diabetes, MSDC-0160, had a protective effect on nerve cells in the brain that control movement, balance and walking. These results in laboratory and animal models of Parkinson's disease suggest MSDC-0160 may have the potential to modify the course of Parkinson's disease.
Southeast Michigan Beacon Community, DMC Encouraged By 57% Drop in Emergency Department RecidivismWith the assistance of the Southeast Michigan Beacon Community, the Emergency Department at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital has developed an innovative program that is identifying previously unknown diabetics and pre-diabetics who receive care at their facility, and reducing their likelihood of using the emergency department at DMC Detroit Receiving within six months by 57 percent.
Perrigo Receives FDA Tentative Approval For Generic Equivalent To PrandinPerrigo Co. (Nasdaq: PRGO) announced that it has received tentative approval from the United States Food & Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application for repaglinide tablets, the generic equivalent to Prandin Tablets.
One Pop Per Day Raises Diabetes Risk, Study ShowsA new British study suggests just one sugar-sweetened beverage a day, can raise the risk of developing type two diabetes by as much to 22 percent.
Glucose Meters RecalledA device used by diabetics has been recalled.