Diabetes

FDA Expands Xofluza to People at High-Risk for Flu Complications

1 hour ago   |   Medscape   |   5 articles

People at high risk for serious flu complications are those with conditions such as asthma, chronic lung disease, diabetes, heart disease, morbid obesity, or adults aged 65...
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Changing exenatide dosing pattern still yields HbA1c, beta-cell benefits

5 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Among a cohort of Japanese adults with type 2 diabetes, HbA1c and fasting plasma glucose fell and beta-cell function rose after a change from exenatide twice per day to...
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Midlife musculoskeletal symptoms increase, become more severe with type 2 diabetes

5 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Middle-aged women with type 2 diabetes reported more severe musculoskeletal symptoms than women who did not have the condition, according to findings published in The Diabetes...
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Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

6 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   3 articles

Cigarette smoking has been proved fatal time and again, and now this notorious habit is linked to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
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New Artificial Pancreas Study: 'A Step Closer to a Brighter Future'

8 hours ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

First 6-month study with control group shows investigational closed-loop insulin delivery system improves time-in-range for patients with type 1 diabetes. But such systems are...
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Artificial pancreas improves time in range vs. insulin pump therapy

10 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Children and adults with type 1 diabetes assigned to an artificial pancreas for 6 months spent an average of 2.6 fewer hours per day in hyperglycemia and 13 fewer minutes per...
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Smoke signals: Study shows path linking nicotine addiction to increased risk for diabetes

10 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

Researchers have discovered a circuit in rats that links cigarette smoking and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
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Lack of Sleep and Chronic Disease Are a Risky Combo

12 hours ago   |   Mercola

While sleep is still a largely neglected area of health, research shows that without proper sleep - both in terms of time and quality - every aspect of your health will be...
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Breastfeeding can Cut Down Risk of Maternal Diabetes, Hypertension

Breastfeeding can Cut Down Risk of Maternal Diabetes, Hypertension

13 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Is breastfeeding tied to a lower risk of maternal diabetes or hypertension? Yes, breastfeeding can protect lactating mothers from maternal diabetes and high blood pressure...
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Next-Gen Artificial Pancreas Aids Better Blood Sugar Control

Next-Gen Artificial Pancreas Aids Better Blood Sugar Control

15 hours ago   |   Medindia Health   |   4 articles

New artificial pancreas system uses advanced control algorithms to monitor and regulate blood glucose levels automatically and is more effective at controlling blood glucose...
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Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

Nearly all foods made for babies contain at least one toxic heavy metal that can harm brain development, according to a large new study that tested 13 different types of baby... Read more ...

Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

Being calm and mature as teen were each associated with roughly a 10% reduction in adult dementia risk. Read more ...

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

Young and middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder have an increased risk of stroke, new research suggests. Read more ...

Medicare for All Would Actually Be ‘Medicare for None,' HHS Secretary Alex...

Medicare for All Would Actually Be ‘Medicare for None,' HHS Secretary Alex Azar Argues at TIME 100 Health Summit

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called Medicare for All a “utopian” and “simplistic” approach to health care that would actually become... Read more ...

Alarming report reveals youth suicide has risen 56% in the past decade

Alarming report reveals youth suicide has risen 56% in the past decade

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's report on violent deaths shows that while homicides have fallen since 2000, suicides among 10- to 24-year-olds have risen sharply. Read more ...

95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

95% Of Baby Foods Tested In U.S. Contain Toxic Metals

The majority of baby food sold in the United States contains lead, arsenic, cadmium, and/or mercury According to a new report released on Thursday, October 17, 2019, the food... Read more ...

Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

Nicotine Addiction May Lead to Diabetes

Cigarette smoking has been proved fatal time and again, and now this notorious habit is linked to increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Read more ...

PTSD Doubles Infection Risk in Patients

PTSD Doubles Infection Risk in Patients

PTSD affected people have a staggering 1.8 times the risk of having any infection compared with those without PTSD. Read more ...

Daily blue light exposure from smartphones and tablets 'could be taking...

Daily blue light exposure from smartphones and tablets 'could be taking years off people's lives'

A new study from Oregon State University found, in research conducted on flies, that blue light emitted from smartphones damages brain neurons as well as the retina at the back... Read more ...

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Reveal Their New Baby In The Sneakiest Way

Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Reveal Their New Baby In The Sneakiest Way

Congratulations to Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds on the arrival of their third little girl Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are notoriously private about their personal lives... Read more ...