Diabetes

E-meditation: Coupling cutting-edge brain stimulation with mindfulness

4 hours ago   |   News Medical

We live in a society plagued by burnout. Our hyper-connectivity, sustained through the pulse of WiFi, leaves little room for quiet. This constant stimulation can cause stress...
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Severe hypoglycemia can quickly lead to acute coronary syndrome among older patients

8 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Older adults with diabetes may be more likely to develop acute coronary syndrome if they experience severe hypoglycemia, according to findings published in the Journal of...
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Glycemic management possible with small-molecule glucagon receptor antagonist

8 hours ago   |   Healio

Among a cohort of adults with type 2 diabetes, HbA1c and fasting plasma glucose were effectively reduced via treatment with the small-molecule glucagon receptor antagonist...
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CGM alarm settings may achieve better blood sugar control for type 1 diabetes patients

8 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Some continuous glucose monitoring alarm features and settings may achieve better blood sugar control for people with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in the...
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The MIND Diet for Better Brain Health

11 hours ago   |   UPMC

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 5 million Americans ages 65 and older have dementia, an umbrella term for impairments in memory, thinking, or...
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VIDEO: AI, deep learning rapidly evolving to real-world applications in diagnosing retinal disease

11 hours ago   |   Healio

NEW YORK - At OSN New York 2019, Andrew Moshfeghi, MD, discusses the progress being made around the world in research into artificial intelligence, deep learning and big data...
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Pensioner sheds nearly 12st and 'cures' himself of diabetes in the process

Pensioner sheds nearly 12st and 'cures' himself of diabetes in the process

12 hours ago   |   Wales online

Jim Lindley, 76, looks like a completely different person after losing 11st 10lb
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How the Founder of GirlTrek is Fighting Diabetes in Her Community

12 hours ago   |   Health

In 2011, I heard a statistic that 50 percent of black women are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. It just so happened that I was teaching fifth grade at the time, and...
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Patiromer controlled serum potassium in patients with CKD on renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors

13 hours ago   |   Healio

WASHINGTON - Patiromer was effective in controlling serum potassium in hyperkalemic patients with diabetes and advanced kidney disease on renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system...
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Apabetalone Falls Short in Patients with T2D and ACS

19 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

]]> - PHILADELPHIA - Investigational apabetalone was not better than placebo on a background of optimal medical therapy for reducing adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients...
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Thousands could be saved from sepsis after major trial of monitoring system...

Thousands could be saved from sepsis after major trial of monitoring system is 'success'

Three leading NHS hospitals have pioneered technology which monitors patients' vital signs and automatically triggers an alert to doctors if sepsis is suspected. Read more ...

What Happened to People With Half a Brain Removed

What Happened to People With Half a Brain Removed

Is it even conceivable that a person be normal with just half a brain? A new analysis assessed brain health among six adults who had undergone a hemispherectomy as children. Read more ...

New Type of Drug Might Ease Migraines

New Type of Drug Might Ease Migraines

Migraine sufferers who cannot get relief from existing medications may soon have a novel treatment option, a new trial suggests. Read more ...

Keto isn't just for weight loss, research suggests the diet could also...

Keto isn't just for weight loss, research suggests the diet could also protect against flu

A new study found that the high-fat, low-carb diet activates the release of immune system cells that trap the virus before it spreads. Read more ...

Higher maternal lutein intake linked to better child behavior: Study

Higher maternal lutein intake linked to better child behavior: Study

Higher intakes of lutein during pregnancy are associated with better behavior regulation in the children at mid-childhood, suggests a new study from Tufts University and... Read more ...

Using cannabis every day can help people manage chronic pain and reduce...

Using cannabis every day can help people manage chronic pain and reduce illicit opioid use

A new study from the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use has found that daily cannabis users were 50% less likely to use illicit opioids, such as heroin, to manage their... Read more ...

I Love This Intense 10-Minute Ab Workout Because I Don't Need to Get Off the...

I Love This Intense 10-Minute Ab Workout Because I Don't Need to Get Off the Floor!

A strong core isn't just about looking lean. I need it to run fast, lift heavy, and effortlessly hold a handstand. This is the 10-minute ab workout I've been doing a few nights... Read more ...

Cottage cheese recalled over fears it contains bits of plastic

Cottage cheese recalled over fears it contains bits of plastic

A consumer reported finding a small bit of what looked like red plastic in their cup of cottage cheese. Five more people reported the same but no injuries have occurred... Read more ...

US anal cancer diagnoses and death rates have DOUBLED in last 15 years

US anal cancer diagnoses and death rates have DOUBLED in last 15 years

A little over half of US teens are up-to-date on HPV vaccinations that prevent 90% of anal cancer cases, but rates are rising among older Americans University of Texas... Read more ...

Most Parents Struggle to Spot Depression in Teens

Most Parents Struggle to Spot Depression in Teens

The nationwide poll of 819 parents with at least one child in middle school, junior high or high school found that while one-third were confident they could detect depression... Read more ...