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Progressing toward an Artificial Pancreas: Preventing and Treating Low Blood Glucose

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An important limitation to development of an artificial pancreas is the danger of low blood glucose caused by insulin infusion. A recent Association-funded study works to overcome this issue and bring artificial pancreas technology closer to reality. Continue reading

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#2014ADA: The Largest Diabetes Meeting in the World

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We’re excited to bring you the latest news and research, plus interviews with key thought leaders—and share what it all means for people affected by diabetes. Continue reading

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Stay on Top of Breaking Diabetes News from our 73rd Scientific Sessions!

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Watch as we report “live” from Scientific Sessions, June 21-25, 2013, at http://diabetes.org/breakingnews. Continue reading

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Recap of the 72nd Scientific Sessions

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It’s been a week since my colleagues and I returned from Philadelphia, where the American Diabetes Association hosted its 72nd Scientific Sessions — and my mind is still buzzing with all the exciting news, connections and conversations that emerged. It … Continue reading

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Scientific Sessions Update: ORIGIN Study Finds No Increased Heart, Cancer Risk from Daily Insulin

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BREAKING NEWS: We’ve got more good news about the safety of using insulin. Researchers have reported that daily injections, begun during the early stages of type 2 diabetes, neither increased nor reduced the risk of heart attacks, strokes, cancer or … Continue reading

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Scientific Sessions Update: Studies Find No Increased Cancer Risk from Insulin Glargine

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BREAKING NEWS: Some very good news today for people who use long-acting insulin glargine, also known by the brand name Lantus. Anna Baker reports the latest from Philadelphia.

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Scientific Sessions Update: Arthritis Drug Found to Lower Blood Glucose in Type 2 Patients

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BREAKING NEWS: We’ve just learned something really interesting about salsalate, a generic prescription drug related to aspirin that is used to treat inflammation. Researchers have discovered that it may be effective at lowering blood glucose in people with type 2 … Continue reading

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