Nov 13 2018 Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and a major cause of heart attacks, strokes and disability for people living with type 2 diabetes – only half recognize their risk The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) today launched their new, multi-year awareness and education initiative, Know […]Continue Reading ...
Nov 15 2018 NUS researchers have developed a clinical algorithm (flowchart) for individuals in Singapore with type 2 diabetes to manage their diabetic condition when they fast during Ramadan. Simplified flowchart showing the “Fasting Algorithm for Singaporeans with Type 2 Diabetes” (FAST). It has components that involve both healthcare professionals and patients for better diabetic […]Continue Reading ...
The Eagle Books are a series of books for young readers that encourage healthy living. They were developed in response to the burden of diabetes among Native Americans and the lack of diabetes prevention materials for Native American children. The colorful, Native American inspired characters in the stories promote healthy eating, physical activity, and diabetes […]Continue Reading ...
The use of a new class of drugs in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, so called SGLT2 inhibitors, are linked to a twofold increased risk for lower-limb amputation as well as diabetic ketoacidosis, a serious diabetes complication. This is according to a Nordic study headed by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and published in the […]Continue Reading ...
Nov 15 2018 Mylan N.V. and Biocon Ltd. today announced the UK launch of Semglee® (Insulin Glargine solution for injection in pre-filled pen) 100 units/mL, an approved biosimilar of reference insulin glargine. Semglee®, insulin glargine, is a once-a-day, long-acting basal insulin and is indicated for the treatment of diabetes mellitus in adults, adolescents and children […]Continue Reading ...
Gum disease and diabetes are chronic conditions that increase with age. The link between the two diseases goes both ways. It is thought that inflammation in the body is the connection- in fact, gum disease is the most common inflammatory disease. Gum (periodontal) disease includes gingivitis (inflamed gums) and periodontitis (inflammation of the gums and […]Continue Reading ...
In the largest trial to date to assess cardiovascular outcomes for an important class of diabetes medications, researchers have found that dapagliflozin markedly reduced the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in a broad population of patients with diabetes. This benefit was seen across the study population, including in patients who did not have a […]Continue Reading ...
Scientists led by Duke-NUS Medical School have designed mice that successfully emulate a severe form of kidney damage in humans with diabetes, called diabetic nephropathy. Genetic analyses of the mice led to the surprising finding that expression of genes controlling immune and inflammatory responses may play a causal role in promoting kidney damage, and suggest […]Continue Reading ...
Lifestyle interventions, medication and surgery for patients diagnosed with pre-diabetes is proven to delay or prevent Type 2 diabetes in the majority of patients, but limited access to the often expensive treatments is fueling rising rates of the disease, according to research in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Currently, one in three American […]Continue Reading ...
The Endocrine Society today announced it has chosen Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), Representative Tom Reed (R-NY 23rd District), Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO 1st District) of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus as winners of its prestigious Diabetes Champion Award. The award recognizes those members of Congress who have made a marked difference […]Continue Reading ...
Nov 15 2018 Theme for World Diabetes Day on 14 November is family Research from Diabetes UK has found that – alongside those living with the condition – parents and carers of children and adults with diabetes experience emotional or mental health problems. The online survey showed that more than three quarters (77 per cent) […]Continue Reading ...
With approximately 9.7 million women in the U.S. suffering with diabetes and almost 50 million U.S. adults with prediabetes, most of the women are experiencing uncomfortable vaginal symptoms like recurrent yeast and bacterial infections, vaginal dryness, reduced sexual interest, and painful intercourse that can adversely affect quality of life. “Ask your healthcare provider to test […]Continue Reading ...
Diabetes is a chronic and incurable illness linked to blood sugar that has traditionally been divided into type 1 and type 2. Type 2 accounts for the vast majority of cases – some 285 million – and its prevalence is expected to soar over the coming decade. Amid this backdrop, the EU and industry-funded RHAPSODY […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain The findings of a study led by the University of Birmingham suggests that exercise during the first few months of diagnosis of type 1 diabetes could delay the progression of the condition. Study participants who continued an active exercise regime after type 1 diagnosis extended their partial remission, also known as […]Continue Reading ...
Small chemical changes in the DNA building blocks, which may be influenceable by lifestyle factors, can reduce the amount of IGFBP2. A DIfE / DZD research team has now reported in the journal Diabetes that these epigenetic changes increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. Moreover, people with high blood levels of the binding protein […]Continue Reading ...
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