Category: Diabetes Research

Dexcom’s New Over-the-Counter Glucose Monitor Widens Access

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Expanding Use of Dexcom’s CGM

The FDA recently approved Dexcom’s continuous glucose monitor (CGM) for over-the-counter (OTC) sale. This means people, including those without diabetes and those not on insulin, can purchase it without a prescription. Originally … [Read More]

Innovative Eye Drops Bring Hope for Eye Complications due to Diabetes

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Diabetes and Eye Health

More than half a billion adults worldwide have diabetes, mostly type 2. People with diabetes face a higher chance of eye complication l(known asdiabetic retinopathy) and macular edema, which can lead to vision … [Read More]

Unveiling the Hidden Rise: A New Approach to Understanding the dawn rise in glucose in type 2 diabetes 

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The Dawn Phenomenon in Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)

In people with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), there’s a phenomenon called the “dawn phenomenon,” where blood sugar levels rise overnight. This increase in glucose is important to understand because … [Read More]

Updates to Diabetes Care Guidelines 2024

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New and Improved 

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) just unveiled fresh guidelines for 2024 for professionals involved in diabetes care. These standards are very important as they serve as benchmarks for best clinical practice around the world. … [Read More]

Understanding Glycemia Risk in Diabetes

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Glycemia Risk Index (GRI)

The Glycemia Risk Index (GRI) is a new way to measure how much time people with diabetes spend in blood glucose levels which are above or below ideal. Having very low blood sugar … [Read More]