Diabetes

Study: The stem bark of black stinkwood has anti-diabetic and anti-inflammatory properties

Study: The stem bark of black stinkwood has anti-diabetic and anti-inflammatory properties

1 hour ago   |   Natural News

Ocotea bullata, also known as black stinkwood, is a slow-growing but useful tree native to South Africa. One of the most widely traded plants in the country, black stinkwood is...
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New device can measure glucose in sweat with the touch of a fingertip

6 hours ago   |   News Medical

Many people with diabetes endure multiple, painful finger pricks each day to measure their blood glucose.
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Nonlinear eGFR decline more likely for African Caribbean adults with type 2 diabetes

Nonlinear eGFR decline more likely for African Caribbean adults with type 2 diabetes

9 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

African Caribbean adults and those with a high HbA1c are more likely to have a nonlinear decline in kidney function that increases progression of end-stage renal disease in...
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Personalized sweat sensor reliably monitors blood glucose without finger pricks

10 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Many people with diabetes endure multiple, painful finger pricks each day to measure their blood glucose. Now, researchers have developed a device that can measure glucose in...
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COVID-19 Severity Starts in Normal BMI Range, Especially in Young

12 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   5 articles

Increases in BMI, beginning in normal ranges, show a linear link to severe COVID-19 outcomes independent of obesity-related diseases, such as diabetes, and stronger among...
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Duodenal mucosal resurfacing gains FDA breakthrough device designation for type 2 diabetes

Duodenal mucosal resurfacing gains FDA breakthrough device designation for type 2 diabetes

15 hours ago   |   Healio

The FDA granted breakthrough device designation for a first-in-class duodenal mucosal resurfacing intervention for adults with insulin-treated type 2 diabetes, according to an...
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AI in glaucoma: Area ripe for research with unlimited potential

AI in glaucoma: Area ripe for research with unlimited potential

15 hours ago   |   Healio

By 2040, worldwide cases of glaucoma are expected to increase 74%, but the potential for artificial intelligence technology to diagnose and manage the disease is vast. AI has...
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COVID-19 hospitalization, death risk rise ‘sharply' with BMI

COVID-19 hospitalization, death risk rise ‘sharply' with BMI

15 hours ago   |   Healio   |   5 articles

Risks for severe COVID-19 complications start to rise among adults with a BMI of at least 23 kg/m², with effects greatest among those younger than 40 years, according to data...
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Pre-diabetes nearly DOUBLES the risk of having a heart attack or stroke, study finds

Pre-diabetes nearly DOUBLES the risk of having a heart attack or stroke, study finds

18 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Researchers at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan said their study should act as a 'wake-up call' - around one in three adults are thought to be pre-diabetic in the US, along with...
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Adherence to Guidelines in the Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children: An Austrian Survey

Adherence to Guidelines in the Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children: An Austrian Survey

1 day ago   |   Pediatric Emergency Care

Background The aim of this study is to assess the adherence of Austrian physicians to International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes guidelines 2009 concerning...
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Benefits of drug research are not being shared equitably among study...

A Yale-led study reveals that new medicines and vaccines approved for use in the United States are often unavailable in countries that hosted their clinical trials, suggesting... Read more ...