Tag Archives: Diabetes

Medical News Today: Are beans good for diabetes?

Beans are a diabetes superfood, meaning they are an excellent choice for people with diabetes and provide many health and nutritional benefits. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) created a list of beneficial foods for diabetes, or diabetic superfoods, that are “rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber” and may help prevent disease. Beans are at… Read More »

Harvard symposium to tackle increasing diabetes among refugees

With diabetes rapidly spreading around the globe, its prevalence among refugees and others fleeing war and natural disaster has also risen. But awareness of diabetes as a medical issue humanitarian workers should be ready to deal with has lagged. That can lead to poor blood-sugar control among migrating diabetics and an unprepared medical system receiving… Read More »

FDA stiff-arms Sanofi and Lexicon's Type 1 diabetes hopeful Zynquista

The FDA stiff-armed Sanofi and Lexicon’s diabetes drug Zynquista on Friday, darkening the companies’ hopes of launching the drug for Type 1 diabetes this year. It’s not a complete surprise, because an FDA advisory panel was split right down the middle on whether to approve the SGLT1/2 drug. But the FDA could have chosen the positive side… Read More »