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How Continuous Glucose Monitoring Can Alleviate Language Barriers in Diabetes Care

December 6, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

As an endocrinologist with 19 years of experience in treating patients with diabetes, one of the most important lessons I’ve learned is that communication is key. Patients with diabetes live with the heavy burden of making choices and taking action […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Development of automated insulin delivery systems simplifies diabetes management

October 24, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

14 November is World Diabetes Day, which aims to raise awareness of diabetes and help improve the lives of the more than half a billion people living with diabetes worldwide. For patients with insulin-dependent diabetes, maintaining a healthy blood glucose […]


News

Diabetes affects millions of Americans and hits Hispanic, Latino adults especially hard, CDC says

September 16, 2022

Via: Fox News

Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes in the United States — and it may impact Hispanic or Latino adults in particular. U.S. adults overall have a 40% chance of developing the disease. That risk increases to […]


Innovation, Research

Pregnant women with obesity and diabetes may be more likely to have a child with ADHD

September 8, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

The estimated number of children aged 3-17 years ever diagnosed with ADHD is 6 million, according to data from 2016-2019. A major risk factor for ADHD in children is maternal obesity. Roughly 30% of women have obesity at their first […]


Innovation, Research

Pediatric liver disease increases risk of developing type 2 diabetes

June 13, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common pediatric liver disease, affecting 5 to 8 million children in the United States. In NAFLD, the cells of the liver store large fat droplets, which can affect the function of the […]


Innovation, Research

Small package, big potential to help cell-based therapies

June 6, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Cell-based therapies have long been thought of as an alternative treatment option for patients with a range of diseases caused by organ and tissue failure, inclusive of heart attack, diabetes, corneal blindness, and cystic fibrosis. While great in theory, in […]


Innovation, Research

Research reveals secrets of baffling but all-too-common type of diabetes

June 3, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A mysterious form of diabetes known as malnutrition-related diabetes afflicts tens of millions of people in Asian and sub-Saharan African countries. Its victims — mainly thin and impoverished adolescents and young adults — rarely live more than a year after […]


Innovation, Research

Diabetes may weaken teeth and promote tooth decay

May 31, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

People with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are prone to tooth decay, and a new study from Rutgers may explain why: reduced strength and durability of enamel and dentin, the hard substance under enamel that gives structure to […]


Innovation, Research

Missing link between Alzheimer’s and vascular disease found?

May 25, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

For more than 20 years, scientists have known that people with hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, or obesity have a higher likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The conditions can all affect the brain, damaging blood vessels and leading to strokes. But […]


Regulatory

Bipartisan lawmakers push for ending insulin rebates in drug prices bill

April 12, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants a bipartisan bill to lower insulin prices to also outlaw drug rebates for the key diabetes treatment. The collection of bipartisan House and Senate lawmakers released a list of top policy priorities for limiting […]


Innovation, Research

Researchers Develop AI Method for Personalized Diabetes Treatment

March 25, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Hitachi, University of Utah Health, and Regenstrief Institute today announced the development of an artificial intelligence (AI) method to improve care for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who need complex treatment. Some of the results of this study are […]


Biomarker, Innovation

New method for stimulating signaling to improve metabolic health and possibly treat obesity

February 14, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Following up on a 2018 study that identified an epigenetic modifier known as histone deacetylase 11 (HDAC11) as a potential therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetes, researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine have published new research […]


Biomarker, Innovation

New gene identified that contributes to progression to type 1 diabetes

November 16, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

When the pro-inflammatory pair, a receptor called CCR2 and its ligand CCL-2, get together, it increases the risk of developing type 1 diabetes, scientists report. In this autoimmune disease that typically surfaces in childhood, the interaction of this natural lock […]


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New WHO report highlights the alarming state of global access to insulin and diabetes care

November 15, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A new report published by WHO in the lead-up to World Diabetes Day highlights the alarming state of global access to insulin and diabetes care, and finds that high prices, low availability of human insulin, few producers dominating the insulin […]


Innovation, Research

TEDDY study adds to a growing body of evidence that type 1 diabetes is not a single disease

October 22, 2021

Via: The Medical News

New findings from the international The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study add to a growing body of evidence indicating that type 1 diabetes is not a single disease. The presentation and, perhaps, cause of autoimmune diabetes […]


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WHO’s new List of Essential Medicines prioritizes access to diabetes and cancer treatments

October 1, 2021

Via: The Medical News

WHO today published the new edition of its Model Lists of Essential Medicines and Essential Medicines for Children, which include new treatments for various cancers, insulin analogues and new oral medicines for diabetes, new medicines to assist people who want […]


Innovation, Research

Abnormal blood pressure patterns may increase risks of complications and death in adults with diabetes

September 27, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes whose blood pressure increased at night had more than double the risk of dying compared to those whose blood pressure “dipped” during sleep, according to a 21-year study presented today at the […]


Innovation, Research

New study analyzes altered gene expression in severe COVID-19

August 30, 2021

Via: The Medical News

While the majority of those infected with SARS-CoV-2 experience only mild symptoms, a significant minority progress to severe or critical symptoms with high rates of mortality. Many risk factors associated with more serious symptoms such as respiratory failure and pneumonia […]


Wellness

What doctors wish patients knew about healthy eating

August 16, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

What you eat plays a leading role in your health and well-being. When someone eats healthy, it helps to protect against many chronic diseases such as heart disease, prediabetes, type 2 diabetes and obesity. But with so many fad diets […]


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Cambridge University trials artificial pancreas in type 2 diabetes patients

August 5, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has developed an artificial pancreas that can benefit patients with both type 2 diabetes (T2D) and kidney failure. The research team had earlier developed […]