Diabetes
Patients with diabetes may have worse lung infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
People with diabetes are at a higher risk of various complications, including worse respiratory diseases. One of the most dreaded lung diseases is the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which emerged... more
Keeping Your Blood Sugar In Check Could Lower Your Alzheimer's Risk  NPR · 6 hours
Diabetes can double a person's chances of developing Alzheimer's. Now researchers are beginning to understand the role of brain metabolism in the development of the dementia. more
Get Your Flu Shot Now, Doctors Advise, Especially If You're Pregnant  NPR · 13 hours
Pregnant women and people with chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease are particularly vulnerable to flu complications yet lag the elderly in... more
Binghamton biomedical professor receives $1.2 million in grants toward diabetes cure  NEWS MEDICAL · 16 hours
A biomedical engineering professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York is trying to find a cure for diabetes from several different angles, and three... more
Increase health benefits of exercise by working out before breakfast  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Exercising before eating breakfast burns more fat, improves how the body responds to insulin and lowers people's risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. more
Why respiratory infections are more deadly in those with diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have demonstrated how diabetes contributes to mortality from MERS-CoV infections, and the finding could shed light on why other respiratory illnesses like the flu or pneumonia might... more
Study sheds light on why respiratory infections are more deadly in diabetic patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
ince the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) first emerged in Saudi Arabia in 2012, there have been more than 2,400 confirmed... more
Exercising before breakfast benefits your health  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Exercise has always been a measure to maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight and obese has been tied to a multitude of health complications, such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Engaging in physical activities... more
Smoke signals: Study shows path linking nicotine addiction to increased risk for diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers have discovered a circuit in rats that links cigarette smoking and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a... more
Artificial pancreas system more effective than existing treatments at controlling blood glucose levels  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A new artificial pancreas system that uses advanced control algorithms to automatically monitor and regulate blood glucose levels was more effective than... more
Medical News Today: Does the rotavirus vaccine prevent type 1 diabetes?  MNT · 5 days
Scientists present a link between rotavirus infection and type 1 diabetes and suggest vaccination as a method to prevent the condition. more
Researchers identify circuit that links cigarette smoking and risk of developing diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have discovered a circuit in rats that links cigarette smoking and the risk of... more
Diabetes: A next-generation therapy soon available?  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Insulin is normally produced by pancreatic beta cells. In many people with diabetes, pancreatic cells are not functional, causing a chronic and potentially fatal insulin deficiency that can only be controlled through daily insulin injections. However,... more
New discovery paves way for better treatment of diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Insulin, a hormone essential for regulating blood sugar and lipids, is normally produced by pancreatic β cells. In many people with diabetes, however, pancreatic cells are not (or no longer)... more
AADE's new guidance and resources detail the role of diabetes care  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) today released new guidance and supporting resources to help healthcare professionals engage in care that is tailored to an... more
AI detects over 95 percent of diabetic retinopathy cases  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new study presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmologists (AAO) on October 14, 2019 reports an astonishing 95.% yield when artificial intelligence (AI) is used... more
Retinal macular damage linked to sleep apnea in diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new Taiwanese study presented on October 14, 2019, at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, reports that macular edema in diabetes occurs more often in those... more
Study: Automated AI screening system accurately detects diabetic retinopathy 95.5% of the time  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
New research shows that an automated, artificial intelligence (AI) screening system accurately detects diabetic retinopathy 95.5 percent of the time. more
Sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
New research from Taiwan shows that severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes... more
Physics professors granted patent for new device that could revolutionize diabetes management  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
When Furman Professor of Physics Bill Baker was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2003, it served as an initiation into a painful club. more
Coffee beans show promise in fighting inflammation, insulin resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Coffee has long been proven to provide many health benefits. Aside from its ability to keep us awake throughout the day, it is packed with antioxidants that ward off free... more
Rotavirus plays role in development of type 1 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new article published in the journal PLOS Pathogens on October 10, 2019, claims that the common rotavirus may be responsible for the occurrence of type 1 diabetes, a form... more
Extracts from coffee bean skins reduce fat-induced inflammation, insulin resistance in mouse cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
When coffee beans are processed and roasted the husk and silverskin of the bean are removed and unused, and often are left... more
Newly tested medical device mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
New research from King's College London published in EBioMedicine, has found that a newly tested medical device, called Sleeveballoon, mimics the effects... more
Coffee bean extracts alleviate inflammation, insulin resistance in mouse cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Food science and human nutrition researchers are interested in the potential of inflammation-fighting compounds found in the silverskin and husk of coffee beans, not only for their benefits... more
Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes: Weight regain reduces cardiovascular benefits  MNT · 1 week
New research on type 2 diabetes shows that regaining weight reverses much of the cardiovascular risk reduction that initial weight loss affords. more
Type 2 diabetes and obesity could be treated by new, less invasive procedure  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New research has found that a newly tested medical device, called Sleeveballoon, mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents and... more
Rotavirus infection may turn on type 1 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Rotavirus infection may play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes, according to a new article. more
Rotavirus infection may play a role in type 1 diabetes development  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Rotavirus infection may play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes, according to a front matter article published October 10 in the open-access journal... more
New microneedle insulin pill avoids injections, applies insulin to gut wall  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Quite a few drugs such as insulin are made up of protein and hence can’t be taken internally, as the gut breaks them down, rendering them... more
Report: Aging populations, changing lifestyles are main drivers of vision impairment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
More than 1 billion people worldwide are living with vision impairment because they do not get the care they need for conditions like short and far... more
Medical News Today: ¿Cuáles son los primeros signos de diabetes tipo 2?  MNT · 2 weeks
Reconocer las primeras señales de la diabetes tipo 2 es de vital importancia. Recibir tratamiento y hacer los cambios de estilo de vida apropiados... more
Special occasion drinking during pregnancy may cause harm  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
If you thought a glass or two of alcohol on special occasions was safe during pregnancy, think again. Research shows even small amounts of alcohol consumed during pregnancy can cause insulin-resistance, which... more
'Special occasion drinking' during pregnancy can be harmful to offspring, rat study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
If you thought a glass or two of alcohol on special occasions was safe during pregnancy, think again. Research in The Journal... more
'Wild idea' opens possible new frontier for preventing ovarian cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A laboratory study offers a new hypothesis about how ovarian cancer forms and suggests how it might be prevented. The study is the first to show that the... more
Statin use associated with increased risk of diabetes, skin infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Statins have been reported to be beneficial for infections such as pneumonia and Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. more
Maintaining weight loss over long-term can benefit patients with Type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
People with Type 2 diabetes who regained weight forfeited the initial benefits of reduced risk of heart disease or stroke compared to those who... more
Domi aims to inspire hockey players with Type 1 diabetes  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Canadiens forward Max Domi aims to inspire young hockey players with Type 1 diabetes more
Pharmacists provide patient value in team-based care  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
As part of an innovative model, pharmacists manage the care of patients with chronic diseases such as asthma, diabetes and hypertension. more
New capsule can orally deliver drugs that usually have to be injected  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
MIT engineers designed a drug capsule that can carry insulin or other protein drugs and protect them from the harsh environment of the gastrointestinal... more
Maternal obesity accelerates rate of aging of metabolic problems in offspring  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
It has long been known that obesity impairs our metabolism and predisposes to diabetes and heart disease. New research in The Journal of Physiology has shown... more
Diabetes advances can help manage challenges associated with post-meal blood sugar levels  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Mealtimes can become a difficult experience for individuals with diabetes. After a meal, blood sugar levels may soar as the food digests or unexpectedly... more
New capsule can orally deliver drugs that usually have to be injected  MIT · 2 weeks
Coated pill carries microneedles that deliver insulin and other drugs to the lining of the small intestine. more
Diabetes advances poised to help manage blood sugar after meals  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Mealtimes can become a difficult experience for individuals with diabetes. After a meal, blood sugar levels may soar as the food digests or unexpectedly plummet if an insulin... more
New Research: China Is Winning Some Health-Care Battles — And Losing Others  NPR · 2 weeks
A suite of new research shows the country beating infectious diseases over the last two decades. But deaths from lifestyle-related diseases like cancer and... more
Medical News Today: Even naturally sweet drinks may increase diabetes risk  MNT · 2 weeks
A new study has found that sweet drinks with and without added sugar, as well as 'diet'-type soft drinks are associated with an increase in diabetes... more
Smart insole can double as lifesaving technology for diabetic patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers are developing a graphene sensing system that detects early signs of foot ulcers before they form so people living with diabetes can access preventative healthcare and confidently... more
Even diet drinks increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Drinking more than two artificially sweetened or sugary soft drinks each day may increase the risk of diabetes, say Harvard researchers. more
Drinking more sugary beverages of any type may increase type 2 diabetes risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
People who increase their consumption of sugary beverages -- whether they contain added or naturally occurring sugar -- may face moderately higher... more
Connected diabetes care can become part of a new diabetes care model  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Digital diabetes management systems ("connected diabetes care") have the potential to become part of a new diabetes care model, augmenting the traditional practice of... more
Medical News Today: Sleep duration predicts death risk in diabetes and hypertension  MNT · 3 weeks
An analysis of data from 1,654 people suggests that sleep duration may help predict early death risk in people with type 2 diabetes or... more
New graphene sensing system can detect early signs of foot ulcers before they form  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Stevens Institute of Technology has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Bonbouton, giving the cutting-edge health and technology company the... more
Increased intake of dietary fiber lowers risk of hypertension and type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Dietary fiber has been found to reduce the risk of high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes in a study presented at... more
Newly discovered molecular process could speed up recovery from nerve injuries  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Twenty million Americans suffer from peripheral nerve injuries, which can be caused by traumas such as combat wounds and motorcycle crashes as well as medical disorders... more
Metabolic discovery may help in fight against heart disease, diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have uncovered a key step in how the human body metabolizes sugar, which could lead to better treatment and prevention of heart disease, obesity and Type 2... more
Metabolic discovery may help in fight against heart disease, diabetes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at Cornell University have uncovered a key step in how the human body metabolizes sugar, which could lead to better treatment and prevention of heart disease, obesity... more
New discovery could lead to better treatment and prevention of heart disease, diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers at Cornell University have uncovered a key step in how the human body metabolizes sugar, which could lead to better treatment... more
Preventing hypoglycaemia in diabetic patients could dramatically reduce hospital stays  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Preventing in-patients with diabetes from developing hypoglycaemia could dramatically reduce the length of time they spend in hospital - according to new research from the University of East... more
Hypoglycaemia prevention could cut hospital stays  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research shows that preventing in-patients with diabetes from developing hypoglycaemia could dramatically reduce the length of time they spend in hospital, and reduce mortality rates. more
New study shows link between antidepressant use and gestational diabetes mellitus  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A study has found a link between the use of antidepressants and the development of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in pregnant women. more
Sleeping less than 6 hours and heart disease, stroke -- deadly combo  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Middle-aged adults with high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease or stroke could be at increased risk for cancer and early death when... more
Deadly combo: Short sleep duration and heart disease, stroke  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Middle-aged adults with high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease or stroke could be at high risk for cancer and early death when sleeping less than six hours per... more
Antidepressants linked to heightened pregnancy related diabetes risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Taking antidepressants while expecting a baby is linked to a heightened risk of developing diabetes that is specifically related to pregnancy, known as gestational diabetes, finds new research. more
Food insecurity in young adults raises risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A paradox of food insecurity in wealthy countries is its association with excess weight. Now, a study finds that young adults in... more
Medical News Today: Better quality 'good' cholesterol may fight atherosclerosis in diabetes  MNT · 3 weeks
Evidence from a new study in mouse models shows that increasing the level of functional 'good' cholesterol may help reverse atherosclerosis in diabetes. more
High-fat diet with high fructose damages mitochondria in the liver, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have found that high levels of fructose in the diet inhibit the liver's ability to properly metabolize fat. more
New study helps better understand how type 2 diabetes progresses as a disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, have unlocked the key to clearly identifying diseased beta cells in... more
Using nanomachines to help fight the war on diabetes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Anti-diabetic drugs may become cheaper and more accessible thanks to a breakthrough from CSIRO, Australia's national science agency. more
Using nanomachines to help fight the war on diabetes  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists have used advanced biological and chemical engineering to create a simpler, cleaner, and more cost-effective process for manufacturing the anti-diabetic drug D-fagomine. more
'Good' cholesterol counters atherosclerosis in mice with diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Increasing levels of a simplified version of 'good' cholesterol reversed disease in the blood vessels of mice with diabetes. more
Simple cardiac risk score can predict problems with blood flow in the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The study shows that for those participants who do not have a history of heart disease or stroke that a simple cardiac... more
Type 2 diabetes remission possible with 'achievable' weight loss  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
People who achieve weight loss of 10% or more in the first five years following diagnosis with type 2 diabetes have the greatest chance of seeing their disease go into... more
Medical News Today: 10% weight loss could send type 2 diabetes into remission  MNT · 3 weeks
New research suggests that even 'modest' weight loss within 5 years of the initial diagnosis could help send type 2 diabetes into... more
16 Indianapolis students mistakenly injected with insulin  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Indianapolis school officials say 16 students were hospitalized as a precaution after they were mistakenly injected with insulin during a tuberculosis skin test more
Diabetic mice benefit from increased ‘good’ cholesterol levels  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study has looked into the artificial increase in the level of 'good' cholesterol and its link to the reversal of atherosclerosis in arteries. more
Study shows possibility of diabetes remission with ‘achievable’ weight loss  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
People who achieve weight loss of 10% or more in the first five years following diagnosis with type 2 diabetes have the greatest chance of seeing their disease... more
'Good' cholesterol reverses atherosclerosis in the blood vessels of mice with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Increasing levels of a simplified version of "good" cholesterol reversed disease in the blood vessels of mice with diabetes, a new study finds. more
Weight loss is the key in battling type 2 diabetes, study reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Type 2 diabetes and obesity have been linked to each other. People who are overweight or obese are at a higher risk of developing... more
Lipid produced in response to cold helps reduce blood sugar  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers based in Brazil, the United States and Germany have discovered that 12-HEPE, a lipid produced in response to cold by brown adipose tissue in the human body,... more
Medical News Today: What to know about taurine  MNT · 3 weeks
Taurine is an organic compound that may help with conditions such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Learn more about taurine, including its side effects here. more
3 German pharmacies shut in probe of tainted diabetes test  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
German authorities have closed three pharmacies in the western city of Cologne after a pregnant woman died after using a tainted diabetes test more
Mystery underlying cardiac toxicity caused by diabetes drugs solved  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Like catching two fish with one worm, treating two problems with a single drug is efficient, but exceedingly difficult. more
Metformin for diabetics with renal damage scores over Sulphonylureas in terms of heart safety  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
There are several drugs that are being used for treatment of type 2 diabetes. Many type 2 diabetics suffer from... more
Mystery underlying heart toxicity caused by diabetes drugs solved  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
For new diabetes medications, in which one drug aims to address the excess of lipids and glucose in the blood, the therapeutic benefits, while great, frequently are accompanied by dangerous... more
Pre-existing mental health or substance abuse issues linked to fewer complications in diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study has found that people with mental health or substance abuse disorders who are diagnosed with diabetes may experience less... more
Study shows metformin is safe for patients with mild-to- moderate kidney disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Over the years, there has been uncertainty over which drugs are best for patients with Type 2 diabetes and one of its common complications,... more
Study identifies factor essential for tendon growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1) is essential for allowing tendons to adapt to physical activity and grow properly, according to basic science research by investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery. more
Researchers identify factor essential for tendon growth  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1) is essential for allowing tendons to adapt to physical activity and grow properly, according to basic science research. The findings provide a strong rationale for pursuing clinical trials to... more
Survey: Elderly people with diabetes may favor more aggressive blood sugar control  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Survey results of a national sample of elderly people with type 2 diabetes suggest that many long-time patients downplay medical and social factors that... more
It’s not just insulin: Diabetes patients struggle to get crucial supplies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In the first three months after getting his Dexcom continuous glucose monitor, Ric Peralta said, he reduced his average blood sugar level by 3 percentage points. more
Hormone therapy decreases metabolites directly linked with Type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The Women's Health Initiative remains one of the most highly quoted when debating the benefits and risks of hormone therapy. more
ACA reduces uninsured rate among people with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The Affordable Care Act provided health insurance for an estimated 1.9 million people with diabetes, according to a newly published study. more
Fat mass index, not BMI, associated with cardiovascular events in people with diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
In people with diabetes, fat mass index, not body mass index (BMI), is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular events, according... more
Fat mass index, not BMI, linked to higher risk of cardiovascular events in diabetic patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In people with diabetes, fat mass index, not body mass index, is associated with a higher risk of... more
New study identifies potential enzyme target for diabetic retinopathy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study shows that diabetic retinopathy (DR), or retinal disease caused by the high blood glucose levels in diabetes mellitus, is due to the death of retinal cells because... more
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