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Screen Light at Night—Distrupts Your Sleep, Worse for Your Health
First poorer sleep, then weight gain and diabetes, from too much screen light at night. The accumulated exposure to blue light--an environmental toxin--from smartphones, Ipads, computers, and the TV is as bad for health as PCPs and pesticides.
Insulin Resistance Causes and Symptoms
Insulin resistance is when cells in your muscles, body fat and liver start ignoring the signal that the hormone insulin is trying to send out: Ferry glucose out of the bloodstream and put it into our cells.
Tim McGraw's Obsession with Diabetes and Blood Sugar
Why This Three-Time Grammy Award Winner Wants Folks to Mind Their A1C Levels
t:flex Large Capacity Insulin Pump for Diabetes is Available
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the t:flex™ insulin pump for marketing. The pump, manufactured by Tandem Diabetes Care, can store the largest amount of insulin (480 units) of any pump available in the United States.
Glyxambi Combination Treatment is Now Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
Glyxambi (empagliflozi/linagliptin) is now approved in addition to a healthy meal plan and physical activity, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes-related Foot and Ankle Problems
EndocrineWeb spoke with Dr. Nere Onosode about diabetes-related foot and ankle problems. Dr. Onosode is a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine and board-qualified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Here, he answers the many questions of interest to people with diabetes.
Tandem Diabetes Care Recalls Cartridge Lots: t:slim Insulin Pump
List of affected cartridge lot numbers expands
Tandem Diabetes Care announced that it is initiating a voluntary recall of specific lots of insulin cartridges that are used with the t:slim Insulin Pump. The affected cartridges may be at risk for leaking.
Losing Weight with Type 2 Diabetes
Diet and Exercise Tips
Losing weight when you have type 2 diabetes may seem impossible at first, but once you learn how to incorporate a few healthy habits into your life, it’s not so hard. Discover simple ways to lose weight when you have type 2 diabetes.
Combination Medications for Type 2 Diabetes
Some drugs are combined in one pill
Your doctor may have you take a combination medication if you have type 2 diabetes: this drug will combine multiple medications to help keep your blood glucose level under control.
Repaglinide and Nateglinide for Type 2 Diabetes
Medications that help the pancreas make more insulin
Repaglinide and nateglinide, two medications for type 2 diabetes, were developed in 1997. They stimulate your pancreas to make insulin, and you take them right before a meal.
New Medications for Type 2 Diabetes
Recent developments in diabetes treatment
Researchers are working on better medications to treat type 2 diabetes. Learn about some of the new medications used to control blood glucose levels and prevent diabetes-related complications.
Biguanides for Type 2 Diabetes
Diabetes medication that prevents the liver from making more glucose
A diabetes medication used for people with type 2 diabetes, biguanides help lower blood glucose level. It prevents the liver from making more glucose. Get examples of generic and name brand medications.
Alpha-glucosidase Inhibitors for Type 2 Diabetes
Medications that help control your blood glucose level
Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors are prescribed for some people with type 2 diabetes. They inhibit your body from breaking down complex carbohydrates, so your blood glucose level doesn’t go as high after eating. Includes special notes on using this drug.
Thiazolidinediones (TZDs or Glitazones) for Type 2 Diabetes
Medications that lower insulin resistance
Thiazolidinediones—often called TZDs or glitazones—can lower your insulin resistance. This medication helps your body use insulin better, which can make it easier to control your blood glucose level when you have type 2 diabetes.
Sulfonylureas for Type 2 Diabetes
Medication used to control type 2 diabetes
Sulfonylureas are a type of medications used to treat type 2 diabetes. They were the first drug developed to help people better control their blood glucose levels. Learn how sulfonylureas work and if they’re right for you.

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