Blood sugar

A person with diabetes tests his blood sugar level. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach)

Study ties higher blood sugar to dementia risk

Higher blood-sugar levels, even those well short of diabetes, seem to raise the risk of developing dementia, a major new study finds. Researchers say it suggests a novel way to try to prevent Alzheimer’s disease […]

08/07/2013

FDA

FDA warns of massive diabetes test strip recall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning patients with diabetes about a recall of up to 62 million glucose test strips used to measure blood sugar levels that can show incorrect, abnormally […]

07/31/2013

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Newfound hormone holds hope for diabetes treatment

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have identified a hormone that can sharply boost the number of cells that make insulin in mice, a discovery that may someday lead to a treatment for the most common type of diabetes.

04/25/2013

Medicare

Savings seen on diabetes supplies, other equipment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare is announcing a price cut. Diabetes testing supplies now average about $16 a month for beneficiaries. That’s going down to around $4.50.

01/30/2013

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