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Innovation, Research

Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. are meeting optimal heart health targets

January 10, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. are meeting targets to reduce heart disease risk. Fortunately, available therapies can help when combined with new approaches that address social determinants of health and other barriers […]


News

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

High availability of fast-food restaurants across all US neighborhood types linked to higher rates of type 2 diabetes

October 29, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

An increasing number of studies suggest a link between a neighborhood’s built environment and the likelihood that its residents will develop chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes (T2D) and certain types of cancers. A new nationwide study […]


Innovation, Research

Researchers identify protein that plays a key role in how the brain regulates appetite and metabolism

October 18, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have identified a protein that plays a key role in how the brain regulates appetite and metabolism. Loss of the protein, XRN1, from the forebrain, resulted in obese […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Researchers identify new biomarker for severe COVID-19

October 8, 2021

Via: The Medical News

During the pandemic, it has become increasingly evident that people with cardiovascular disease and obesity are at a much higher risk of developing very severe, even fatal COVID-19 disease. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified some metabolic processes […]


Innovation, Research

Only one human fat cell subtype responds to insulin stimulation

August 10, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

It is well known that fat cells can influence our sensitivity to insulin. Now, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered that there are three different subtypes of mature fat cells in white adipose tissue and that it is […]


Innovation, Research

Newer therapies may benefit patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease

April 13, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) affects treatment options for patients who have both coronary artery disease (CAD) and T2D, according to a new American Heart Association Scientific Statement, published today in the Association’s flagship journal Circulation. The scientific statement provides an […]


Innovation, Research

Study demonstrates the benefits of genomic risk assessment in preventing common diseases

April 10, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A new Finnish study demonstrated the benefits of large-scale genomic information in estimating the risk of onset for cardiac diseases, diabetes and common cancers. The findings, based on the FinnGen research dataset encompassing more than 135,000 Finns, show that new […]


Innovation, Research

Patients with type 2 diabetes who decline insulin therapy had worse blood sugar control

February 20, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Patients with type 2 diabetes who have high levels of blood sugar are at greater risk of serious complications such as chronic kidney disease, heart disease and blindness. While lifestyle changes and medications can help some patients better control their […]


Innovation, Research

Study provides insight into how poor sleep quality can increase heart disease risk in women

February 17, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Women who sleep poorly tend to overeat and consume a lower-quality diet, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The findings provide new insight into how poor sleep quality can increase the risk of […]


Innovation, Research

Discovery could lead to early identification of children at high risk of future type 2 diabetes

January 23, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at the University of Plymouth and Nestlé have revealed new insights into the factors that predispose children to developing type 2 diabetes in adult life. The findings have emerged from a unique study, EarlyBird, that followed 300 healthy children […]


Innovation, Research

Artificial sweeteners may lead to weight gain and contribute to type 2 diabetes

December 17, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A $2.2 billion industry to help people lose weight through artificial sweeteners may be contributing to type 2 diabetes, according to researchers from the University of South Australia. A recently published review led by UniSA Professor Peter Clifton reveals that […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Survey highlights the need to better educate people on risk factors of type 2 diabetes

November 15, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Merck, a leading science and technology company, today released the results of research that has shown a lack of knowledge about the risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes internationally. More than half (56%) of the respondents are not aware […]


Innovation, Research

Maintaining weight loss over long-term can benefit patients with Type 2 diabetes

October 9, 2019

Via: The Medical News

People with Type 2 diabetes who regained weight forfeited the initial benefits of reduced risk of heart disease or stroke compared to those who maintained their weight loss, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart […]


Innovation, Research

Even diet drinks increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, finds study

October 4, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Insulin resistance is a driving factor that leads to type 2 diabetes, which in itself can lead to a plethora of complications including cardiovascular disease, kidney damage, vision loss, and neuropathy. There are many factors that can contribute to the […]


Innovation, Research

Survey: Many doctors are unprepared to help their patients prevent diabetes

September 11, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Which of these is not a risk factor for prediabetes? A) Overweight B) Age 45 or older C) Being white D) Exercise less than three times per week The correct response is C — the actual risk factor being African […]


Innovation, Research

New type 2 diabetes drug associated with reduced risk of heart failure and death

August 29, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The new type of drugs for type 2 diabetes, the so-called SGLT2 inhibitors, are associated with a reduced risk of heart failure and death as well as of major cardiovascular events, a major Scandinavian registry study led from Karolinska Institutet […]


Innovation, Research

Sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, may raise cancer risk

July 11, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

For some time now, researchers have been linking sugary drinks with a wide range of health risks. Obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease are only some of the conditions that previous studies have associated with sweetened drinks. Some studies […]


Innovation, Research

Statins may double the risk of type 2 diabetes

June 26, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Many people take statins to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, such as coronary heart disease and heart attacks. In the United States, about 83% of people between 40 and 59 years of age who take cholesterol-lowering […]


Innovation, Research, Wellness

Type 2 diabetes: High-intensity exercise may restore heart function

June 3, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Around 90–95% of the 30 million people in the United States who have diabetes have type 2 diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, the body’s cells become resistant to the effects of insulin, the hormone that helps to convert blood sugar […]