Let’s Talk about Sex and Diabetes

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Matthew Garza Though certain sexual disorders are well-understood in men with diabetes, we know a lot less about the prevalence, impact, and management of sexual dysfunction in women with diabetes. At the ADA Scientific Sessions, Dr. Sharon Parish gave a broad overview of what we […]

Why Full-Fat Dairy May Reduce Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Many of us grew up believing that skim-milk and low-fat yogurt were healthier than their full-fat equivalents. In recent years, however, multiple scientific studies have suggested that full-fat dairy products are either just as good as low-fat dairy products, or even better. They may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. A 2019 study of […]

“The Human Trial” Review: A Documentary on the Science of a Type 1 Diabetes Cure

A cure for type 1 diabetes, if it is found within our lifetimes, is not likely to result from some a “Eureka!” moment. Instead, it will be the result of decades of patient, frustrating, and unbelievably expensive work, work that would go nowhere were it not for the very brave and occasionally desperate patients that […]

Cool New Diabetes Products We Saw at #ADA2022

We spent last week at 82nd Scientific Sessions, presented by the American Diabetes Association, one of the world’s most important diabetes conferences. It is a grand gathering of the sharpest global minds in the field. It’s also an opportunity for businesses to strut their stuff and impress the many doctors and healthcare professionals. Here are […]

“I Needed to Demand the Best”: How I Became My Own Diabetes Advocate

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By BT1 Editorial Team Learning to live with and manage diabetes after a diagnosis is hard enough. Having to advocate for your diabetes care can be daunting. If you live in or grew up in a community historically underserved by healthcare systems, speaking up […]

Vertex Releases New Data on Potential Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Andrew Briskin For many years, a cure for type 1 diabetes has only been a pipe dream for the millions of people living with type 1 diabetes. New data from Vertex Pharmaceuticals on the first people to receive a revolutionary cell therapy for type 1 […]

Intermittent Fasting: Hype or Science?

For years now, the dieting world has been nuts about intermittent fasting, with many experts and advocates claiming that the eating pattern is unusually beneficial for people with diabetes. We’ve published several articles on this trend ourselves, but with so much hype out there, it can be difficult to know which health claims are legitimate. […]

Watch an Exclusive Clip from “The Human Trial”, a New Documentary on the Struggle for a Type 1 Diabetes Cure

We are delighted to present an exclusive clip from The Human Trial, the new documentary on the search for a type 1 diabetes cure. In the clip below, you can see a ViaCyte employee in an emotional moment, struggling with the enormity of the expectations of people with diabetes. ViaCyte is one of several companies […]

Books for Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Julia Flaherty Books that speak to many diabetes experiences are important for adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to read and feel connected. Everyone with diabetes experiences it differently, but there are common themes that resonate across unique experiences. In this list, we […]

An Interview with Dexcom’s CEO

Early this month, at the 82nd annual Scientific Sessions diabetes conference, Diabetes Daily was lucky enough to sit down with the CEO of Dexcom, Kevin Sayer. Sayer has been with the company for 11 years, and has served as its chief executive since 2015. The company has grown exponentially under his leadership, and its continuous […]