Category: Diabetes Awareness

Prevalence of Prediabetes is High Among Teens and Young Adults

December 11th, 2019
About one in five teens and one in four young adults in the United States have prediabetes, a study suggests. Prediabetes in Teens and Young Adults Prediabetes is a serious health condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not yet… more »

New Alternative Treatment on Horizon for Type 1 Diabetes Patients

February 13th, 2019
An alternative to pancreas transplantation may be available to patients in the future to treat Type 1 diabetes, a study says. New Potential Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 diabetes arises in childhood and kills the cells in the pancreas that prod… more »

New Blood Sugar Monitor Does Not Require Finger Pricks

October 11th, 2017
On Wednesday, September 27th, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new glucose monitoring device that does not need finger pricks. Blood Sugar Monitoring Without the Finger Pricks Federal regulators have approved the first continuous bloo… more »

Diabetes is on the Rise

November 19th, 2014
According to a recent study, diabetes is on the rise. There are 29.1 million Americans or 9.3 percent of the population with diabetes, up from 25.8 million in 2010. The prevalence of diabetes in children also shot up dramatically between 2000 and 2009.… more »

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November 21st, 2012
Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. Diabetes Awareness Month is designed to focus attention on issues surrounding diabetes and those impacted by the disease. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a disease that results in… more »