Diabetes

2020 Ada Standards: A 'new Concept' In Treating T2d

Dr Peters discusses the updates to the ADA Standards of Care on the pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Endocrinology

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Two In Five Americans With Diabetes Report Financial Hardship

Difficulty paying for diabetes medications is common among the nonelderly, and Medicare beneficiaries are paying high prices for insulin. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medicare, Insulin

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Coronavirus' Top Targets: Men, Seniors, Smokers

COVID-19 appears to get more dangerous with age, says one epidemiology professor. People with heart problems, diabetes, or lung issues like COPD are also at a higher risk for severe disease and death. WebMD Health News
Related topics: Smoking, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Putting Diabetes Tools 'in The Pocket' Improves A1c Control

"Convenient access to portal self-management tools through a mobile device could significantly improve [type 2] diabetes management," researchers report. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Medical Research

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Diabetes Drug May Benefit Long-term Steroid Users

]]>(MedPage Today) -- For people on systemic glucocorticoid therapy for various chronic inflammatory conditions, concomitant metformin seemed to provide some overall health benefits, a phase II trial found. In a small analysis of patients with an...

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Scientists Cured Diabetes In Mice, But Are Humans Next?

For the vast majority of diabetics, the condition requires daily monitoring and maintenance. A lack of insulin being produced naturally by their bodies means consistent monitoring of blood sugar levels and insulin injections to ensure their bodies...
Related topics: Insulin, Blood Sugar (glucose)

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Longer Lactation Might Protect Against Type 2 Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2020 -- Longer duration of lactation is associated with a lower risk for type 2 diabetes among women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a study published online Feb. 10 in Diabetes Care. Sylvia...
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Medical Research

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Metabolic Health And Weight Management Key To Minimizing Diabetes Risk

Increased fat distribution during menopause has long been shown to increase insulin resistance and the risk of diabetes. A new study based on data from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) shows that being metabolically unhealthy increases...
Related topics: Menopause, Insulin, Medical Research

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Trulicity Ok'd For Primary, Secondary Mace Prevention

]]>(MedPage Today) -- The FDA expanded indications for the diabetes drug dulaglutide (Trulicity) to include major adverse cardiovascular event (MACE) risk reduction in adults with type 2 diabetes, drugmaker Eli Lilly announced -- and not just...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiology

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Are Sglt2 Inhibitors' Cardiorenal Benefits A Nervous System Effect?

]]>(MedPage Today) -- How SGLT2 inhibition may confer cardiorenal protection may be explained at least in part by dampening the sympathetic nervous system (SNS), preclinical research suggested. Chemical denervation in non-diabetic, hypertensive...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Researchers Found A Cure For Diabetes (in Lab Mice)

More than 34 million Americans have diabetes, approximately 10% of the population according to the American Diabetes Association. To date, the most common treatment has been to manage the disease with a carefully controlled diet and regular insulin...
Related topics: Medical Research, American Diabetes Association, Diet, Insulin

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Long-term Antidepressant Use Appears To Raise Risk For T2dm

TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2020 -- Long-term antidepressant use increases the risk for type 2 diabetes onset in a time- and dose-dependent manner, according to a study published online Feb. 12 in Diabetes Care. Hiroyuki Miidera, from the National Institute...
Related topics: Depression, Antidepressants, Type 2 Diabetes, Medical Research

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Insulin Signaling Suppressed By Decoys

In a discovery that may further the understanding of diabetes and human longevity, scientists at Scripps Research have found a new biological mechanism of insulin signaling. Their study, involving the roundworm C. elegans, reveals that a "decoy"...
Related topics: Insulin, Medical Research, Scripps Research Institute

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Diabetes, Cvd Tied To Worse Prognosis For Covid-19 Infection

Statistics to date suggest worse prognosis with COVID-19 infection among people with diabetes and CVD; experts stress careful interpretation of data, common sense measures, and optimizing glucose control. Medscape Medical News
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Top Analyst Upgrades And Downgrades: Aurora Cannabis, Biogen, Everquote, Micron, Nio, Nvidia, Palo...

Tuesday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations Aurora Cannabis, Biogen, EverQuote, Micron Technology, Nio, Nvidia, Palo Alto Networks, Tandem Diabetes Care, Tesla and Wix.com.
Related topics: Tesla

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Diabetes In Mice Cured Rapidly Using Human Stem Cell Strategy

Researchers have converted human stem cells into insulin-producing cells and demonstrated in mice infused with such cells that blood sugar levels can be controlled and diabetes functionally cured for nine months.
Related topics: Stem Cells, Medical Research, Insulin, Blood Sugar (glucose)

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Here's Why Senseonics Jumped Higher Today

Shares of Senseonics (NYSEMKT: SENS) are up 13% at 12:52 p.m. EST after the company presented data on its Eversense continuous glucose monitoring system at the Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes conference in Madrid, Spain, last...

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Dulaglutide Ok For Primary And Secondary Cv Risk Reduction In Us

Dulaglutide is the first and only type 2 diabetes medicine approved to reduce CV events in adults with, and without, established CVD. FDA Approvals
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Food And Drug Administration

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Insulin Debate In Minnesota: It’s About Fairness — And Prevention

REUTERS/Carlos OsorioFrom day one, the sole intent of Minnesota diabetics and their parents and caregivers to create an emergency insulin access fund is to save lives and protect the health of the state’s insulin-dependent diabetics. That intent...
Related topics: Insulin, Debate, Reuters

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3 Great Diabetes-focused Stocks

In this episode of Industry Focus: Wild Card, Nick Sciple and Brian Feroldi take a look at the healthcare sector, specifically diabetes CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitoring) devices. These administer small doses of insulin to maintain the blood...
Related topics: Blood Sugar (glucose), Insulin

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