Category: Diabetes Awareness

Cases of Diabetes Could Reach Billions by 2050

July 5th, 2023
More than 500 million people of all ages are living with diabetes and the number of cases worldwide is projected to hit 1.3 billion in the next 50 years. Diabetes Worldwide Worldwide, six percent of people have diabetes, making it one of the top 10 le… more »

New Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes Receives FDA Approval

November 30th, 2022
A biological therapy that delays the onset of type 1 diabetes received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Preventing Type 1 The biological therapy called Teplizumab (Tzield) is the first therapy approved for the prevention of t… more »

Can Tea Help Lower Diabetes Risk?

September 28th, 2022
Researchers studying the impact of tea found that drinking four or more cups of black, green or oolong tea every day was linked to a 17 percent lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes over the course of a decade. Tea Found to Lower Risk of Type 2 Dia… more »

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 »