Diabetes

Blood Metabolite Levels May Help Identify Diabetic Kidney Disease

Metabolomics, the study of small molecules the body produces during metabolism (metabolites) may be a future key to identifying diabetes-related kidney disease. The finding will be presented today at the American Physiological Society (APS)/American...
Related topics: Kidney Disease, Medical Research

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Baking Soda Boosts Immunity, Impairs Insulin Response In Type 2 Diabetes

Early research suggests that the common pantry staple baking soda affects inflammation and insulin handling in type 2 diabetes. The findings will be presented today at the American Physiological Society (APS)/American Society of Nephrology (ASN)...
Related topics: Insulin, Type 2 Diabetes, Medical Research

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New Weapons Against Cardiorenal Syndrome

Cardiovascular outcomes trials show beneficial effects of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) on both cardiovascular and renal outcomes, sparking renewed interest in cardiorenal syndrome. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Cardiology, Endocrinology

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Medical News Today: Researchers Find Protein That Might Prevent, Reverse Diabetes

A recent study using human fat cells and a mouse model identifies a protein within fat cells that might help treat diabetes and perhaps prevent it.
Related topics: Medical Research, Proteins

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Elevated Risk For Heart Failure In Lupus Patients

(MedPage Today) -- Comparable to higher risk of heart failure in diabetics, but at a younger age
Related topics: Heart Failure, Lupus

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Cardiologists Must 'get Up To Speed' On Treating Diabetes

Although cardiologists currently see more patients with diabetes than do endocrinologists, many cardiovascular specialists report being poorly equipped to address diabetes with novel agents. American College of Cardiology & Medscape
Related topics: Cardiology, Endocrinology

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Risk Factors Id'd For Atrial Fibrillation With Type 1 Diabetes

THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 -- Older age, cardiovascular comorbidities, and renal complications increase the risk for atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online June 6 in Diabetes Care. Sara...
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Cardiology, Medical Research

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Study Of Multiethnic Genomes Identifies 27 Genetic Variants Associated With Disease

Researchers have identified 27 new genomic variants associated with conditions such as blood pressure, type II diabetes, cigarette use and chronic kidney disease in diverse populations. The team collected data from 49,839 African-American,...
Related topics: Medical Research, Genetics, Kidney Disease, Genomics, Blood Pressure, African-American

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Outpatient Office Visits Increased With Access To Patient Portal

WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 -- For patients with diabetes, use of a patient portal can increase engagement in outpatient visits, according to a study published online June 19 in PLOS ONE. Mary E. Reed, Dr.P.H., from Kaiser Permanente in Oakland,...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Rotavirus Vaccine May Help Protect Against Type 1 Diabetes

Children who completed a full course of rotavirus vaccine were at lower risk of developing Type 1 diabetes.
Related topics: Vaccines, Type 1 Diabetes

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Late-life Diabetes Status Tied To New Cognitive Impairment

WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 -- Having diabetes, poor glycemic control, and longer diabetes duration are associated with worse cognitive outcomes in older adults during a median follow-up of five years, according to a study recently published in...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Fatty Fish Without Environmental Pollutants Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes

If the fatty fish we eat were free of environmental pollutants, it would reduce our risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, the pollutants in the fish have the opposite effect and appears to eliminate the protective effect from fatty fish...
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes

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Can Facebook Help Predict And Monitor Disease? Study Says "yes"

A new study reveals Facebook posts alone can predict some 21 diseases and conditions, many of them interrelated such as diabetes and hypertension, and anxiety and depression.
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media, Medical Research, Hypertension, Anxiety, Depression

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An Anti-aging Pill? Think Twice

The diabetes drug metformin, sometimes taken to slow aging, may blunt the health benefits of exercise.

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Fda Approves Victoza Injection For Children 10 Years And Older With Type 2 Diabetes

TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- Victoza (liraglutide) injection is now approved to treat type 2 diabetes in children 10 years and older, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced. Approved to treat type 2 diabetes in adults in 2010, Victoza is the...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Type 2 Diabetes

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Pediatric T1dm Medication Adherence Drops On Weekends, Holidays

TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- For children with type 1 diabetes, medication adherence is lower during school holidays and on weekends, according to a study recently published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. Catherine Leggett, from Women's and...
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Medical Research

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Ibm Ai Helps Predict Breast Cancer A Year Before It Appears

IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year with an 87 percent accuracy rate comparable to human radiologists. While there are already AI...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Just How Did Insulin Get So Expensive?

Lija Greenseid, "a rule-abiding Minnesota mom," as the Washington Post described her, is not the sort of person you'd expect to jump the border to buy drugs. But her daughter has Type 1 diabetes, and the cost of the insulin she needs has...
Related topics: Insulin, Type 1 Diabetes

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American Diabetes Association, June 7-11

The American Diabetes Association 79th Scientific Sessions The annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association was held from June 7 to 11 in San Francisco and attracted approximately 14,000 participants from around the world, including...
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Facebook Posts Better At Predicting Diabetes, Mental Health Than Demographic Info

Analyzing language shows that identifying certain groups of words significantly improves upon predicting some medical conditions in patients
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media

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