Get Started
Customer Resources
LivingConnected® Clinical Solution
LivingConnected® Clinical Solution
For Partners
Back to the Education Library

May News Roundup 

Each month, we round up diabetes-related news and insights from trusted sources to provide you with ideas, tips, education and more to help you live your best life.  

Here’s the latest!

Shoe Technology Reduces Risk of Diabetic Foot Ulcers 

University of Texas – Arlington 

“Researchers have developed a new shoe insole technology that helps reduce the risk of diabetic foot ulcers, a dangerous open sore that can lead to hospitalization and leg, foot or toe amputations.” Read more. 

At a Glance: Diabetic Retinopathy 

National Eye Institute (National Institute of Health) 

“Diabetic retinopathy may not have any symptoms at first — but finding it early can help you take steps to protect your vision.” Read more

Night Owls May Face Higher Diabetes Risks 

Harvard Medical School 

“Women who are night owls have a higher risk of developing diabetes and are more likely to practice unhealthful lifestyle habits compared with early birds, a new analysis suggests.” Read more

The Best Sugar Substitutes for People with Diabetes 

“Despite sometimes being labeled as ”diabetes-friendly,“ artificial sweeteners may not be the best choice if you’re trying to manage your blood glucose.” Read more

How a Diabetes Diagnosis Turned Around A’s Closer Mason Miller’s Career 

The Athletic 

“Mason Miller is a big leaguer because of a failed drug test. This was back when Miller played Division III ball at Waynesburg University, a school 50 miles south of Pittsburgh and a million miles from the majors. Miller was a local kid with a decent arm but a 7.00 ERA in two college seasons. He landed a finance internship at a local hospital following his sophomore year, but his required drug screen was flagged as diluted. When Miller objected, the lab coordinator ran another test and told Miller there were two possibilities in play, and “neither is good.” Either Miller had diluted the sample in an attempt to manipulate the outcome of the test or he had dangerously high blood sugar.” Read more.