Diabetes

Diabetes patients hit by glucose monitor shortage

24 minutes ago   |   BBC

Healthcare firm Abbott has been forced to apologise for failing to provide enough of the devices.
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Black Barbershops a Useful Venue for Diabetes Screening, Too

2 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

]]> - Barbershop-based diabetes screening identified high rates of prediabetes among black men, researchers said, as well as more cases of overt diabetes than might be...
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Regular Screening Reduces Deadly Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Regular Screening Reduces Deadly Diabetic Ketoacidosis

2 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research, announced new research that found widespread screening for islet autoantibodies reduced the occurrence...
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Statins Trigger Brain Changes With Devastating Effects

3 hours ago   |   Mercola

Data from the CDC 1 in 2017 show heart disease causes one death every 37 seconds in America and that it is the leading cause of death in the U.S. It created a financial burden...
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Ketogenic Diet Works Best in Small Doses: Study

Ketogenic Diet Works Best in Small Doses: Study

6 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Keto or ketogenic diet could, over limited time periods, improve human health by lowering diabetes risk and inflammation, said researchers.
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Exploring the Prevalence of Undiagnosed Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, and Risk Factors in Adolescents: A Systematic Review

8 hours ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Nursing

The prevalence of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes is increasing in adolescents worldwide. Most studies have focused on the clinical features, treatment, and complications for...
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Widespread screening for islet autoantibodies reduces the occurrence of diabetic ketoacidosis

9 hours ago   |   News Medical

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research, today announced new research that found widespread screening for islet autoantibodies reduced the...
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Weight loss surgery helps reverse respiratory issues in obese patients

14 hours ago   |   News Medical

Obesity is now considered a global health epidemic, affecting millions of people worldwide. In morbidly obese patients, the extra weight has taken a toll on their overall...
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Impaired autonomic function after exercise observed among healthy teens with type 1 diabetes

14 hours ago   |   Healio

A small cohort of healthy adolescents with type 1 diabetes showed signs of altered energy metabolism and cardiovascular autonomic regulation after an exercise test compared...
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Black and Hispanic children underrepresented at diabetes summer camps

16 hours ago   |   Healio

During 2018, black and Hispanic children attended diabetes summer camps less frequently than white children, according to findings published in Diabetes Care. “We found that...
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STI/HIV Sexual Risk Linked To Brain

STI/HIV Sexual Risk Linked To Brain

High rates of sexually transmitted infections increase the risk of HIV in young adult women in the United States. Read more ...

Families torn apart in scramble for flight out of Wuhan: Brit husband forced...

Families torn apart in scramble for flight out of Wuhan: Brit husband forced to leave Chinese wife

Jeff Siddle, 54, today told of his heartbreak of having to leave his Chinese wife behind in the deserted city of Wuhan - because Beijing won't allow her on tomorrow's British... Read more ...

British Airways suspends flights to mainland China amid growing coronavirus...

British Airways suspends flights to mainland China amid growing coronavirus crisis 

The airline has also suspended bookings on its website for direct flights from London to Beijing and Shanghai until March, after warnings over travel to the country due to the... Read more ...

NICU Babies Have a Higher Risk of Mental Health Issues in Later Life

NICU Babies Have a Higher Risk of Mental Health Issues in Later Life

Children who spend more time in a neonatal intensive care unit at birth have a greater risk of mental health issues later in life, regardless of their birth weight, reveals a... Read more ...

Protein Levels in Urine After Acute Kidney Injury may Predict Future Kidney...

Protein Levels in Urine After Acute Kidney Injury may Predict Future Kidney Function Loss

Proteinuria level is a valuable risk-stratification tool in the post-acute kidney injury period. A new study suggests there should be more widespread and routine quantification... Read more ...

Coronavirus transmission rates: Every ONE patient infects TWO to THREE other...

Coronavirus transmission rates: Every ONE patient infects TWO to THREE other people

A scientific analysis of the coronavirus outbreak has revealed that every person in Wuhan who contracts the disease spreads it to at least two or three other people. Despite... Read more ...

Cancer treatment with new drugs is lagging because NHS taked too long to...

Cancer treatment with new drugs is lagging because NHS taked too long to approve them

Increasing numbers of drugs have been licensed since 2000 to target new mutations in cancer but some are taking more than 20 years to reach NHS patients because of 'risk... Read more ...

Study: Consuming yogurt can help lower the risk of precancerous growths in...

Study: Consuming yogurt can help lower the risk of precancerous growths in men by 19 percent

Colorectal cancer, as the name implies, is a type of cancer that begins in the colon or the rectum. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third... Read more ...

New research: Social media found to harm mental health, particularly in...

New research: Social media found to harm mental health, particularly in developing countries

For many people, social media provides the ultimate escape, an opportunity to peer into the daily lives of the rich and famous, or even just to see what their neighbors across... Read more ...

Trader Joe's Plant-Based Burgers Have 18 Grams of Protein - but How Do They...

Trader Joe's Plant-Based Burgers Have 18 Grams of Protein - but How Do They Taste?

In case you didn't hear, Trader Joe's just came out with their own version of plant-based burgers called Protein Patties. I'm always looking for quick, healthy, and delicious... Read more ...