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Remote monitoring improved blood sugar management
Date: 2012-05-23 16:16:45
Blood testing to monitor glucose levels plays an important role in the ability of diabetics to manage their condition. When medical professionals monitor the results of these tests remotely it may significantly improve diabetics' ability to maintain their health, according to a new study.... Full Story

Experts predict rapid rise in diabetes rates
Date: 2012-05-15 16:00:23
Blood tests for diabetes could spike in the near future, according to a new study. Researchers projected that more than 53 million Americans may have the metabolic condition by 2025.... Full Story

Researchers test new device to monitor blood sugar levels
Date: 2012-05-14 16:01:34
One of the most difficult parts of living with type 1 diabetes is the need for regular blood testing to measure glucose levels. However, a team of researchers from the University of Virginia is currently testing a device that could make checking blood sugar levels significantly easier.... Full Story

Low-carb diet may be best for diabetics, researchers say
Date: 2012-05-11 15:56:41
A low-carb diet may help diabetics significantly improve their blood test scores for insulin and glucose levels, even if the diet is high in fat, according to a new study published in the journal Diabetologia.... Full Story

Experts urge diabetes testing
Date: 2012-05-10 16:27:16
With type 1 diabetes rates on the rise, experts are urging more people to consider blood testing to check for the presence of the illness. This may help detect metabolic problems in millions of people who are unaware that they have them.... Full Story

Fast eaters may be more likely to develop diabetes
Date: 2012-05-08 16:04:47
Individuals who eat rapidly may face a high risk of receiving blood test results indicating they have diabetes, according to a new study presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology.... Full Story

Losing weight may help overweight diabetics cure their metabolic problems
Date: 2012-05-07 16:02:36
Dropping some pounds may help diabetics improve their insulin blood test scores to the point where they can no longer be considered to have the metabolic condition, according to a new study from a team of Finnish researchers.... Full Story

Low testosterone increases diabetes risk in men
Date: 2012-05-04 16:00:46
Blood tests indicating low testosterone levels may put men at a higher risk of developing diabetes, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.... Full Story

Expert calls for more research into link between diabetes and depression
Date: 2012-05-02 16:27:10
When a person with diabetes receives a blood test indicating they have poor control of their glucose levels, they are at a higher risk of experiencing complications, including depression. One researcher now says the medical community needs to develop a better understanding of blood sugar's effects on mood.... Full Story

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