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The Best Ways to Enjoy Dark Chocolate When You Have Diabetes

One of the most widely believed myths about living with type 2 diabetes is that all sweets are off-limits, and upon receiving a diabetes diagnosis, you may feel forced to say goodbye to all the after-dinner treats and 3 p.m. pick-me-ups you once loved. Fortunately, it’s actually true that some sweets are safe for people with type 2 diabetes — and in the case of dark chocolate, a moderate amount may even lead to some significant health benefits, including lower blood sugar.

Diabetes and Dietary Supplements

What’s the Bottom Line?

How much do we know about dietary supplements for diabetes? 

Many studies have investigated dietary supplements for preventing or treating type 2 diabetes or its complications (the focus of this fact sheet).

Federal Diabetes Guidelines: What You Need to Know

Since the federal government pays for the care of tens of thousands of military veterans each year, it only makes sense that it would have an opinion on what steps patients can take to better manage their care and partner with their physicians.

Linking Metabolic Health, Psychiatric Disease, and Oxytocin Levels

African American men with diabetes may be at risk for significantly low levels of oxytocin (OT), according to a study of 92 veterans by researchers from the Jesse Brown Veterans Administration Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.

After intermittent fasting, these 3 men no longer take insulin for diabetes -- but experts stress caution

Three men with Type 2 diabetes used "intermittent fasting" to reverse their dependence on insulin, according to a report published Tuesday

Aspirin, fish oil flop in diabetes

In a double blow to the current, widespread routine use of low-dose aspirin and fish oil supplements for primary cardiovascular prevention in patients with diabetes, neither treatment provided any net clinical benefit in the massive, long-term ASCEND study,

One in Four Older Adults With Diabetes Uses Alternative Meds

More than 25 percent of older U.S. adults with diabetes use some type of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), according to a research letter published in the June issue of Diabetes Care.

Israel's DreaMed gets FDA ok for diabetes management software

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel’s DreaMed Diabetes said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved for marketing its Advisor Pro software to help manage diabetes treatment.

Weight Gain After Smoking Cessation Hikes Diabetes Risk -- But Not to Worry

Although weight gain associated with smoking cessation is a genuine risk factor for developing diabetes, the increase is temporary and the benefits of quitting far outweigh the metabolic risks, researchers said.

Meet the rare diabetes diagnosis that thrills patients

Liana K. Billings, MD, an endocrinologist at the University of Chicago and the NorthShore University HealthSystem in Skokie, Ill., loves the thrill of letting patients know they have a rare kind of diabetes.


Diabetes and Anxiety: A Strengthening Connection

New evidence, developing treatment options address both conditions...
New findings reinforce the connection between diabetes and anxiety while advancing knowledge around diagnostic and treatment possibilities.


Doctors slow to switch diabetes treatment when drugs don't work

(Reuters Health) - When type 2 diabetes isn’t well controlled with oral medications, doctors are often slow to switch patients to more intensive treatment, a U.S. study suggests.