A compound found in broccoli improves diabetic outcomes to an extent that rivals the go-to drug treatment, with fewer severe side effects.
By Roni Dengler
The cost of insulin medications has steadily risen over the past decade by nearly 300 percent.
By Emily Kopp, Kaiser Health News
Empowering diabetes patients to feel like they can change their health is the goal of Project Dulce, an innovative program in San Diego that has been held up as a national model. It combines peer counseling, guidance from physicians and…
By PBS NewsHour
The Indian Health Service said an aggressive campaign to educate and treat diabetes, bolstered by $150 million in annual federal funding, played a large part in the reductions.
By Michael D. Regan
By Rebecca Robbins, STAT
The insulin market, dominated by old drugs that have skyrocketed in price, is on the verge of a shakeup.
By Melissa Bailey, STAT
A paper recounts how two famous Harvard nutritionists, Dr. Fredrick Stare and Mark Hegsted, who are now deceased, worked closely with a trade group called the Sugar Research Foundation, which was trying to influence public understanding of sugar’s role in…
By Andrew Stelzer, KQED
Counter Culture Labs has about 35 dues-paying members and dozens of volunteers. Aside from the insulin project, the DIY scientists are trying to make vegan cheese.
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
Young people with diabetes were four times more likely to be hospitalized for mental health or substance use treatment in 2014 than were young adults without the disease, according to a recent study.
By PBS NewsHour
According to a new study from the World Health Organization, diabetes cases have quadrupled over the last 40 years, mostly in poorer nations. Today, 8.5 percent of all adults worldwide suffer from the chronic disease, and 3.7 million deaths are…
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