Diabetes

Apple-Shaped Body? Pear-Shaped? Your Genes May Tell

Apple-Shaped Body? Pear-Shaped? Your Genes May Tell

2 hours ago   |   Web MD   |   4 articles

While obesity is linked to a range of health conditions, excess fat around the middle seems to be a particular risk factor for certain diseases - like type 2 diabetes and heart...
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Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

2 hours ago   |   Web MD   |   4 articles

Eating five or more weekly servings of nuts also appears to lower the risk of premature death from heart disease or any other cause by about one-third for people with type 2...
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Deintensifying Diabetes Drugs: Important Considerations

3 hours ago   |   Medscape

Much attention has been paid to when to increase intensity of antidiabetes medications. But when should you step back - and in which patients? Medscape Family Medicine
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Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later

5 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   4 articles

According to researchers at Qingdao University, China, fatty foods cause a reduction and mutation of good bacteria in the gut, which can potentially cause diabetes, heart...
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FDA grants breakthrough device designation for personalized, closed-loop insulin pump

9 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

The FDA on Tuesday granted breakthrough device designation for a personalized, closed-loop insulin pump system that is currently in development, according to a press release...
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Increased nut consumption lowers CV risk in type 2 diabetes

9 hours ago   |   Healio

Improved mortality rates and decreases in CVD among patients with type 2 diabetes were associated with a higher consumption of nuts, particularly tree nuts, according to data...
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Bright sunlight exposure may decrease risk for type 2 diabetes, CVD

16 hours ago   |   Healio

Healthy, middle-aged adults exposed to more bright sunlight in the 7 days before providing a blood sample had lower levels of markers indicating risk for insulin resistance and...
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Higher heart rates related to type 2 diabetes risk in normal-weight adults

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

The risk for developing type 2 diabetes is higher for Chinese adults with increased heart rates, even those in the high normal range, compared with those with lower rates...
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Guidance needed for dietary supplement use in diabetes

1 day ago   |   Healio

In this issue, Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, talks with pharmacy professor Laura Shane-McWhorter, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, CDE, FASCP, FAADE, about guiding people with diabetes...
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New AADE president to focus on changing health landscape in diabetes

1 day ago   |   Healio

The board of directors of the American Association of Diabetes Educators officially installed Karen Kemmis, PT, DPT, MS, CDE, FAADE, as its 2019 president this month, as the...
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Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes

Eating five or more weekly servings of nuts also appears to lower the risk of premature death from heart disease or any other cause by about one-third for people with type 2... Read more ...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study, scientists from Brigham and Women's... Read more ...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to...

This 30-Minute Workout Playlist Is SO Good - and Then Beyoncé Takes It to Another Level

Thirty minutes. That's really all you need to get in a good workout and stay on top of your health goals. Yet some days even 30 minutes feels like a chore. But what if we told... Read more ...

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect. Read more ...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by 25%, study says 

A new study from UC San Diego found that women who sat for uninterrupted long periods of time had a 52% higher risk than those who sat for the same amount of time but in short... Read more ...

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Fake news is scripted, staged, planned, promoted, and never retracted after being revealed as such. Fake news appears in many forms, including on television, via social media... Read more ...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of Independence, Says Study

Studies provide new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . Read more ...

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

FDA warns Americans against ‘Dracula' transfusions of young blood

A number of clinics are already offering transfusions of young blood plasma with the promise it stops aging, but the procedure is unproven and done by 'bad actors, the FDA... Read more ...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Using the gene-editing technology CRISPR, scientists at the University of North Carolina switched on a muted gene in mice embryos, which were then born with no trace of the... Read more ...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating...

A naturally-occurring plant compound shows great potential for treating Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and depression

Scientists have learned a lot about most of the body's organs over the years. The growing body of knowledge on the liver, heart, lungs and kidneys has enabled many people to... Read more ...