WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 — Skin autofluorescence predicts incident type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and mortality in the general population, according to a study published online Nov. 21 in Diabetologia. Robert P. van Waateringe, from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, and colleagues conducted a prospective analysis involving 72,880 participants from the Dutch […]Continue Reading ...
Real world data from a large Nordic study shows that use of liraglutide, a drug for type 2 diabetes, is associated with a lower risk of myocardial infarction, stroke or cardiovascular death. The study, led by researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, is published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. The number of patients with […]Continue Reading ...
Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar levels are high over a prolonged period (hyperglycemia). In the case of type 2 diabetes, this phenomenon which is caused by a disruption of the glucose metabolism develops progressively and insidiously. In France, the prevalence of diabetes is estimated at over 5 % of the 2015 population, […]Continue Reading ...
MONDAY, Dec. 3, 2018 — More than one-quarter of people with diabetes have skimped on needed insulin because of the drug’s soaring price tag, according to a new small study. Surveying nearly 200 Americans with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, researchers found 26 percent had underused insulin because of cost. But insulin isn’t a […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain An international collaboration jointly led by University College Dublin (UCD) and Monash University in Melbourne has found that mimicking the activity of molecules found naturally in the body may provide a new approach to treating vascular disease in diabetes. Diabetes presents an enormous global health challenge. Currently 425 million people have […]Continue Reading ...
For patients with diabetes, insulin is a life-saving medicine and an essential component of diabetes management, yet in the past decade alone, the out-of-pocket costs for insulin have doubled in the United States. One-quarter of patients with type 1 or 2 diabetes have reported using less insulin than prescribed due to these high costs, Yale […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 — Large for gestational age (LGA) is a stronger marker than maternal diabetes for subsequently being overweight or obese in early childhood, according to a study published online Nov. 13 in Diabetologia. Padma Kaul, Ph.D., from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, and colleagues examined the association of maternal diabetes […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain A high gluten intake by mothers during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of their child developing type 1 diabetes, suggests a study published by The BMJ today. However, the researchers say that further studies are needed to confirm or rule out these findings before any changes to dietary recommendations […]Continue Reading ...
Fasting before getting your blood drawn for cholesterol tests is common practice, but new research from Michigan State University shows it is a contributing factor of low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, in patients who take diabetes medications. The study, published in the International Journal of Endocrinology, shows that people with diabetes are more likely to […]Continue Reading ...
Researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical School have conducted a study showing that a specific subset of immune B cells delays the onset of type 1 diabetes in mice. UGREEN 3S | Shutterstock When the researchers transferred the immune cells, called CD19+IgM+ B cells, they found that the […]Continue Reading ...
Home News Consumer News Health Tip: Common Symptoms of Diabetes — Millions of people in America have diabetes, the American Diabetes Association says. While diabetes isn’t curable, early detection can help prevent some severe complications. The ADA says common symptoms of diabetes include: Feeling very thirsty. Feeling very hungry, despite having eaten recently. Being fatigued. […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Shanna McCutcheon, 32, was shocked and fearful after being diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in her second trimester. “I thought I was pretty active. I wasn’t overweight and my diet wasn’t terrible. I had no symptoms and the pregnancy was going well,” said McCutcheon. “I left my OBGYN office scared […]Continue Reading ...
General Practitioners in England would soon prescribe a very low calorie diet (VLCD) for patients with type 2 diabetes in England as part of an attempt to reverse the increasingly growing numbers of the disease. Image Credit: Syda Productions / Shutterstock The VLCD is to comprise of food with 800 calories per day for three […]Continue Reading ...
How the autoimmune disease type 1 diabetes is treated also depends on where the patients live in Germany. In socio-economically weaker regions, insulin pumps and long-acting insulin analogs are used less frequently. Here the patients have higher blood glucose levels (HbA1c) and a higher prevalence of overweight. However, the rate of severe hypoglycemia events is […]Continue Reading ...
UVA pediatrician Dr. Mark DeBoer, above, and a colleague from the University of Florida suggest that a scoring system might motivate people with pre-diabetes to make lifestyle changes. Credit: Dan Addison, University Communications A simple scoring system can track the reduction in diabetes risk produced by lifestyle changes and medication in people with pre-diabetes, a […]Continue Reading ...
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