Diabetes

Leaders in health care set the bar for diversity, equity, inclusion

10 hours ago   |   Healio

Physicians and patients continue to be adversely affected by racial, ethnic and sex discrimination, but leaders in health care can help drive change, according to a keynote...
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New Bill Aims to End Racial Disparities in Amputations

13 hours ago   |   Medscape

Ack Americans are three times more likely to undergo diabetic amputations. Five members of Congress are working to fund screening and enhance diagnostics in an effort to save...
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Substance in Tears Could Be Used for Diabetes Monitoring

15 hours ago   |   Medscape

Glycated albumin levels in tears strongly correlated with blood levels in a small trial. Medscape Medical News
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Even healthy people have "autoreactive" T cells linked to type 1 diabetes, shows study

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Your pancreas is studded with cell clusters called islets. In most people, special beta cells live snug in the islets, happily making the insulin that the body uses to regulate...
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Protocol V provides framework for center-involved DME treatment

1 day ago   |   Healio

The results of Protocol V provide the framework for a treatment strategy of patients in clinical practice with center-involved diabetic macular edema and good vision, according...
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Why are diabetics STILL not given the gadget that frees them from finger prick blood tests?

Why are diabetics STILL not given the gadget that frees them from finger prick blood tests?

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

NHS bosses promised 80,000 Britons with type 1 diabetes a wearable blood glucose monitor, but it has been revealed that in some areas, just one patient in ten is receiving the...
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About Last Night: Can an angry person change?

3 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

You might feel your anger is justified, but it can be toxic, leading to heart problems, diabetes and high blood pressure as well as harming those around you
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Higher-dose vitamin D ‘promising approach' to prevent type 2 diabetes

3 days ago   |   Healio

Daily vitamin D supplementation to achieve blood levels of vitamin D higher than typically recommended for bone health may reduce risk for type 2 diabetes among adults with...
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Is there a need for a new cardiometabolic medicine subspecialty?

3 days ago   |   Healio

We know that obesity prevalence continues to increase, that metabolic syndrome follows and a higher incidence of type 2 diabetes is now before us. The interactions between...
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It's Complex: Rise in Diabetes Drug Costs in US Is Multifactorial

3 days ago   |   Medscape

More users, higher insulin cost-per-user, and greater use of newer noninsulin medicines are key, but other factors also play a role. Medscape Medical News
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Fracture Risk Testing Tumbles During COVID Pandemic

Fracture Risk Testing Tumbles During COVID Pandemic

Prior to World Osteoporosis Day, a new study finds that the COVID-19 pandemic, which has severely affected the management of non-communicable diseases, is markedly impacting... Read more ...

New Device can Identify Cancer Biomarker Like Blood Sugar

New Device can Identify Cancer Biomarker Like Blood Sugar

Canadian researchers has created a prototype for a hand-held device to measure a biomarker for cancer like a blood sugar monitor, paving the way for home-based cancer monitoring. Read more ...

Car Accidents Common With Undetected Epilepsy

Car Accidents Common With Undetected Epilepsy

Focal epilepsy patients with hard-to-detect, subtle seizures experienced long delays to diagnoses and treatment, and those delays were tied to a high occurrence of motor... Read more ...

Mouthwashes, Oral Rinses may Help Curb COVID-19

Mouthwashes, Oral Rinses may Help Curb COVID-19

Certain types of mouthwashes and nasal and oral antiseptic rinses have been found to potentially 'inactivate' novel coronaviruses that have a structure similar to the... Read more ...

Antifa violently attacks conservatives during protest against Big Tech...

Antifa violently attacks conservatives during protest against Big Tech censorship

A rally against online censorship that took place in San Francisco over the weekend quickly went south the moment that Antifa counterprotesters showed up and started violently... Read more ...

Auto-brewery syndrome - when gut bacteria produce too much alcohol - may...

Auto-brewery syndrome - when gut bacteria produce too much alcohol - may cause fatty liver disease

Some microorganisms can raise a person's blood alcohol to dangerously high levels, even if he hasn't touched a drop of alcohol his whole life. In a study published in the... Read more ...

Compound in honey bee venom found to destroy cancer cells within 60 minutes

Compound in honey bee venom found to destroy cancer cells within 60 minutes

Honey bees are known for producing honey, one of the most useful edible natural products in the world. Honey bees also play a crucial role in maintaining the health of natural... Read more ...

Food Safety Summit attendees get detail on sectors' COVID-19 response

Food Safety Summit attendees get detail on sectors' COVID-19 response

ROSEMONT, IL - The opening session today of the virtual Food Safety Summit covered what a range of sectors did in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Epidemiology, regulatory... Read more ...

This Woman Casually Ran a 5:25-Minute Mile at 9 Months Pregnant, and We're...

This Woman Casually Ran a 5:25-Minute Mile at 9 Months Pregnant, and We're In Awe Right Now

Mikemyler Someone find whether this is a world record pregnant zoomies track mile champion ♬ original sound - Mike Myler Anyone who runs a 5:25 mile has my immediate... Read more ...

Novel nutritional supplement boosts cognitive performance in Air Force Airmen

Novel nutritional supplement boosts cognitive performance in Air Force Airmen

A novel nutritional supplement combined with high-intensity exercise may boost working memory, reaction time, and processing efficiency for Air Force Airmen more than exercise... Read more ...