New Diabetes Drug Gets FDA OK Under 'Abbreviated' Pathway

MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Admelog (insulin lispro), a short-acting form of insulin, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people with either type of diabetes, for patients aged three years and older.

Another Gene Therapy Breakthrough Against Hemophilia

SATURDAY, Dec. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Coming just days after reports of a gene therapy that pushed the bleeding disorder hemophilia B into remission, new research suggests the same could be true for adults with the "A" form of the disease.

What to Do If Someone's Bleeding Badly

FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- By knowing how to stop bleeding, you could save the life of a seriously injured person.

Moms' Soda Habit in Pregnancy May Boost Kids' Odds for Asthma

FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Kids are more likely to develop asthma if their moms chug sugary drinks during pregnancy, a new study suggests.

Ozempic Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Ozempic (semaglutide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a weekly injection to treat type 2 diabetes in adults.

6 Percent of Cancers Caused by Excess Weight, Diabetes

TUESDAY, Nov. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Here's a seriously good reason to watch your diet: Excess weight and diabetes cause nearly 6 percent of cancers worldwide, a new study reports.

With Diabetes, Be on the Alert for Foot Sores

MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Having diabetes means keeping track of what you eat, how much you exercise, your blood sugar levels and even the condition of your feet.

How to Safely Navigate Diabetes and Thanksgiving

THURSDAY, Nov. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes can have a healthy and safe Thanksgiving dinner if they follow certain guidelines, a diabetes expert says.

Report: Industry Hid Decades-Old Study Showing Sugar's Unhealthy Effects

TUESDAY, Nov. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Big Sugar seems to have copied the Big Tobacco playbook, a new report contends.

Insulin Pill May Delay Type 1 Diabetes in Some

TUESDAY, Nov. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- It's often said that timing is everything. New research suggests this may be true when giving an insulin pill to try to prevent or delay type 1 diabetes.