This page of Diabetes Care Community features news articles about the latest developments in diabetes and prediabetes prevention and management.
Certain diabetes drugs linked to lower risk of major heart problems
Drugs known as sodium glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are associated with a lower risk of major heart problems in patients with type 2 diabetes than dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors, finds a study published by The BMJ.
Type 2 diabetes on the rise in Manitoba
Announcing the 2020 winner of DCCI Scholarship for Canadian Students with Disabilities
This year, we are proud to announce Preston Swan-Merrison as our 2020 recipient of this scholarship. Preston is a high school senior trailblazing a new path through his advocacy, social initiatives, and tireless work ethic.
The first oral insulin for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes
How to safely return to work during the pandemic
Recreational marijuana use may have negative impact on diabetes, review finds
Recreational cannabis may not pair well with diabetes, according to a review of recent studies that examined the effects of the drug on people living with type 1 or type 2 versions of the disease.
New study aims to increase physical activity in people with pre-diabetes
A new research study at the University of Manitoba is exploring interventions designed to help people with pre-diabetes increase—and sustain—their levels of physical activity.
New test may predict which newborns are most at risk of Type 1 diabetes
Now, researchers at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom and the Pacific Northwest Research Institute in the United States say they have found a new, more accurate way to predict which babies will develop Type 1 diabetes – potentially opening up the possibility of preventive treatment.
Cutting calories no more: New guidelines call for fundamental shift in obesity treatment
U of T researchers find diabetes medication may slow memory decline in Alzheimer’s disease
A new study from researchers at the University of Toronto and the Sunnybrook Research Institute has shown that a common diabetes medication may have the potential to slow memory loss in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Vegan diet may promote healthy aging
Type 2 diabetes: eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables daily lowers risk, study shows
Our latest research found that people who regularly ate more fruit and vegetables in their diet had half the risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to those who ate less.
Study: To get enough exercise, try engaging in three different activities a week
A cure for diabetes could be within reach – in your pocket
A Diabetes Drug That Slows Cognitive Decline?
Diabetes Study Shows Lifestyle Interventions and Metformin Continue to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes After 2 Decades
New data released today from the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS) shows that in over 2000 patients followed for an average of 22 years, lifestyle programs and treatment with metformin continues to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes in at risk populations.
Canadiens' Max Domi ready to PartT for diabetes research
Adherence to diabetes meds may boost survival in colorectal cancer patients
How cannabidiol may be helpful in treating diabetes-related arrhythmias
New research shows that diabetes medications could treat COVID-19 in diabetes patients
Test developed by U of T researchers predicts diabetes in women who had gestational form of illness
Researchers say the metabolic signature they studied can predict with over 85 per cent accuracy if a woman who experienced gestational diabetes during pregnancy will go on to develop type 2 diabetes.
Halifax doctor worried diabetes cases going undiagnosed in children amid COVID-19
Experimental two-in-one diabetes shot provides better blood sugar control
A team of researchers from Stanford University has developed a novel way to boost the effectiveness of insulin injections people use routinely to control their blood sugar levels.
Don’t ignore diabetes symptoms because you’re afraid of catching COVID-19, doctors say
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, doctors across Canada have noticed a significant drop in the number of cases of Type 1 diabetes presenting at hospitals — and they worry people’s lives could be at stake.
Research team develops biometric contact lenses to monitor and treat diabetes
A team of researchers at the Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in South Korea has developed smart contact lenses for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes.
Tips for managing diabetes distress during COVID-19
Healio spoke with two certified diabetes care and education specialists and behavioral health experts who offered several tips for people with diabetes on the best ways to address mental health concerns, develop new healthy routines and manage blood glucose during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Are carrots good for those with diabetes?
New grip strength thresholds identify diabetes risk
Health Canada approves RYBELSUS® (semaglutide tables) the first and only GLP-1 analogue in a pill for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes
Pregnancy, gestational diabetes and Covid-19
How to keep Covid-19 stress from ruining your sleep
The perfect time to teach your children healthy eating
Community pharmacists ask for patients' understanding on 30-day supply of medications
Advice for the general public about COVID-19
Dietitians of Canada and dietitians across the country have been asked a number of questions about nutrition and dietary issues related to the COVID-19 / Coronavirus outbreak.
Fact check: is taking ibuprofen risky for COVID-19 patients?
This Edmonton clinic is reducing the number of amputations due to diabetes
Health Canada approves fast-acting mealtime insulin, Fiasp®, for children with diabetes
More diabetes drugs recalled due to potential presence of carcinogen NDMA
With childhood diabetes, close family ties lead to flourishing adults
Frequent toothbrushing linked to lower risk of diabetes; dental disease, missing teeth associated with increased risk
Diabetes drugs recalled across Canada due to cancer concerns
Developed by U of T researchers, first-of-its-kind skin patch aims to prevent low blood sugar in diabetes
Good news for those with type 2 diabetes: healthy lifestyle matters
Why B.C. is now taxing sugary, carbonated drinks
Important information: Apotex Inc. recalls specific lots of metformin medication
Apotex Inc. recently announced a recall of certain lots of its 500 mg extended release metformin tablets (“APO-Metformin ER”) because they contain a nitrosamine impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) above the acceptable limit.