Diabetes

Hope in the Time of COVID: Reflections on the Pandemic's Aftermath

5 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

What can we expect in the aftermath of the COVID pandemic? Healthcare workers have lost family, colleagues, and jobs. But perhaps there is a silver lining to all of this after...
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FPG at hospital admission predicts COVID-19 complications, death in those without diabetes

10 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

A fasting plasma blood glucose measurement at hospital admission was an independent predictor of 28-day mortality and in-hospital complications among people with COVID-19 but...
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Top-Line Results: Finerenone Delays Progression in CKD With Diabetes

12 hours ago   |   Medscape

When added to standard of care, the investigational drug finerenone delayed disease progression in patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease compared with...
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Guidance Addresses Elders With Diabetes During COVID-19

13 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

Two geriatricians from the Joslin Diabetes Center offer advice for navigating the challenges associated with helping these vulnerable adults during the COVID-19...
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Should We Treat or Observe DME With Good Vision?

13 hours ago   |   Medscape

Treating all patients with central-involved diabetic macular edema, regardless of their vision quality, may not be a clinically effective strategy. Medscape Ophthalmology
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Investigating the wound-healing properties of royal jelly

Investigating the wound-healing properties of royal jelly

14 hours ago   |   Natural News

Chinese researchers explored the wound-repairing activity of royal jelly proteins using an in vitro scratch wound model. They reported their findings in an article published in...
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Stress Relief a 'Crucial Component of Diabetes Management'

14 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   3 articles

'Finding ways to lower stress levels is important to everyone's overall health, especially for those with type 2 diabetes,' says the senior author of a new study linking...
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COVID-19-related gene expression higher in specific asthma subgroups

15 hours ago   |   Healio

Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 and transmembrane protease serine 2 mediate SARS-COV-2 entry into host cells. Higher expression of ACE2 and TMPRSS2 in sputum cells of patients...
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MiRNAs profile as biomarkers of nutritional therapy for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus: from the CORDIOPREV study

16 hours ago   |   Clinical Nutrition   |   3 articles

The incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus has increased worldwide. One of the first actions to reduce the risk of this disease is to implement healthy dietary models; however...
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Understanding Gut Microbiota For Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

Understanding Gut Microbiota For Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

17 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   3 articles

The gut microbiota shifts in people with diabetes who are not under diabetic medication. It helps to understand the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and therefore improves...
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MRNA Vax Against COVID-19 Passes First Hurdle

MRNA Vax Against COVID-19 Passes First Hurdle

Moderna's mRNA vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 produced an immune response in healthy adult volunteers and was mostly well-tolerated, interim findings from a phase I dose-escalation... Read more ...

Bacteria in newborn's stool may indicate risk of obesity

Bacteria in newborn's stool may indicate risk of obesity

The bacteria found in a baby's first stool can predict its likelihood of becoming overweight by the age of three, according to a new prospective, population‐based study... Read more ...

Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms

Half of covid-positive nursing home residents had no symptoms

A Johns Hopkins University study urges universal coronavirus testing in long-term care homes after 55% of 354 patients had no symptoms at the time the tested positive for the... Read more ...

In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India

In-app Mental Health Support By Snapchat in India

Snapchat has announced in-app support to its users in India who may be experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis. Read more ...

Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation

Andexxa Enters Guidelines for Bleeding on Oral Anticoagulation

Recently-approved treatments prompted an update to American College of Cardiology guidance on managing bleeding in patients on oral anticoagulation. New guidance included the... Read more ...

Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Study Reports Raise in HIV, TB, Malaria Deaths Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Prioritising the most critical services, like antiretroviral therapy for HIV, timely TB diagnosis and treatment, and provision of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets for... Read more ...

Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado

Squirrel With Bubonic Plague Found in Colorado

Humans can be infected through flea bites, the cough of an infected animal or through direct contact with blood or tissue from an infected animal. Read more ...

Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood

Link Between Childhood Maltreatment and Heart Disease in Adulthood

Women especially were more likely to have heart disease following a childhood that involved maltreatment including physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, said new study. Read more ...

New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease

New Anti-lupus Drug Helps Prevent Congenital Heart Disease

A new research has found that the anti-lupus drug hydroxychloroquine is a safe, and highly effective drug for preventing pregnant women at risk from having another child with... Read more ...

Breast Cancer Deadlier in Heart Attack Survivors, Says Study

Breast Cancer Deadlier in Heart Attack Survivors, Says Study

New study shows how heart attacks, by blocking blood flow through arteries, trigger a specific, pro-cancer immune reaction. Read more ...