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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

On the Horizon – a Weekly Insulin, Oral Insulin, Smart Insulin, and Biosimilars

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Matthew Garza Insulin has come a long way since its discovery over 100 years ago. Learn what new insulin options may be on the horizon that could revolutionize the way diabetes is managed. In 2021, the world celebrated 100 years of insulin. Over those 100 years, […]

Can You Eat Low-Carb & Still Protect the Environment?

Sam Sifton, an esteemed food editor at The New York Times, once wrote a piece entitled, “What to Cook in A Changing Climate.” The premise of Sifton’s article was simple: How do we minimize our carbon footprint based on the foods we eat? The growing consensus among environmental activists, climate scientists, and nutritionists is that […]

Type 2 Diabetes Experts: Weight Loss is (Almost Always) More Important than Glucose Control

Experts increasingly agree that weight loss is more important than glucose control for people with type 2 diabetes. Top researchers from around the globe underlined this point in speech after speech at the recent Scientific Sessions diabetes conference. And in a potentially major shift, the two major diabetes authorities from the United States and Europe […]

11 Things We Just Learned About the New Type 2 Diabetes Drug Mounjaro

At the recent American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions conference, there was a great deal of buzz surrounding the new type 2 diabetes drug tirzepatide (Mounjaro). The new drug — it was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in May and should go on sale by the end of June — might be a […]

Does Insulin “Make” You Fat?

You may have heard that insulin causes weight gain. Let’s take a look. It is well-established that one of the primary functions of insulin is to facilitate fat storage. In theory, fat storage should only happen when there is enough energy to store, that is, when you’ve eaten more calories than your body needs. Every […]