Drug lets kids with Type 1 diabetes produce insulin

Kids and young adults newly diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes who took a drug called golimumab were able to produce their own insulin a year later.

Ellen Goldbaum-Buffalo • futurity
Nov. 24, 2020 ~9 min

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Family experience shapes diabetes management

Watching a family member or neighbor go through type 2 diabetes shapes the way people with diabetes manage their condition, a new study finds.

Brian Consiglio-Missouri • futurity
Sept. 23, 2020 ~5 min

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Can blood sugar control protect against COVID’s worst effects?

A new algorithm might be able to help people with diabetes control high blood sugar as a protective measure against COVID-19 complications.

Jordyn Imhoff-U. Michigan • futurity
Aug. 13, 2020 ~7 min

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2-in-1 injection may help diabetics control blood sugar

If proven safe and effective in human trials, a two-in-one injection could make it easier for diabetics to effectively control their blood sugar levels.

Tom Abate-Stanford • futurity
May 13, 2020 ~8 min

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More than a week of keto might not be good for you

In the short-term, a keto diet may offer health benefits. But after about a week, it can lead to negative health effects, a new study with mice shows.

Yale • futurity
Jan. 27, 2020 ~4 min

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Sensors and AI spot low blood sugar without needles

New technology uses AI and wearable sensors to detect low blood sugar, which could do away with the need for constant finger pricking.

Alice Scott-Warwick • futurity
Jan. 13, 2020 ~3 min

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Low-carb diet coaching boosts health for people with diabetes

Group counseling that includes weight loss coaching centered around a low-carb diet could help diabetes patients better manage their condition.

Sarah Avery-Duke • futurity
Nov. 4, 2019 ~3 min

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Calorie cuts can boost already healthy hearts

No matter your weight, cutting around 300 calories a day can boost already healthy levels of blood pressure, blood sugar, and more.

Samiha Khanna-Duke • futurity
July 12, 2019 ~3 min

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Nap time for teens might benefit their brains

Nine hours of sleep a night would be great for a teen, but how about 5 hours plus an afternoon nap? New research finds pros and cons of split sleep.

National University of Singapore • futurity
Feb. 19, 2019 ~3 min

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1 in 7 people with diabetes test blood sugar too often

That effort costs patients time and peace of mind—and insurance companies hundreds of dollars a year to cover the excess supplies.

Kara Gavin-U. Michigan • futurity
Dec. 17, 2018 ~6 min

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