Scientists have discovered that gene therapy and the diabetes drug metformin may be potential treatments for late-onset retinal degeneration (L-ORD), a rare, blinding eye disease. Researchers from the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the...
Related topics: Medical Research, Genetics
We are one of the most medicated generations of humans to live on our planet. Cardiometabolic diseases like type 2 diabetes, obesity, and coronary artery disease continue to increase in prevalence and together constitute the highest cause of...
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The former American Association of Diabetes Educators is now the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES). The rebranding reflects the association's shift from referencing the specialty title as "diabetes educator" to the more...
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New edition includes data on prevalence, mortality, and diabetes expenditures, with new sections on adult-onset type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes in youth, and the impact of COVID-19 on diabetes. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes
Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. TNDM is well poised for growth in the coming months, backed by strong domestic and international pump sales along with robust domestic and international pump shipments. Strong worldwide demand for Control-IQ technology...
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Good glucose control is important for reduction of cancer risk in obesity and type 2 diabetes. Large durable weight loss, as such, appears to afford protection against cancer, but with good glucose control the number of cancer cases also drops...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes
Loss of sleep causes a litany of healthcare problems. According to Healthline, these include immunity weakening, inability to focus, risk of diabetes, weight gain, and high blood pressure. According...
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Abbott Laboratories ABT has been delivering consistent organic growth in the Established Pharmaceuticals Division (EPD) and Diabetes segments. However, the soft neuromodulation business is a challenge. The stock currently carries a Zacks Rank #3...
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Interim results from a multicenter clinical trial demonstrate insulin secretion from engrafted cells in patients with type 1 diabetes. The safety, tolerability, and efficacy of the implants, which consisted of pancreatic endoderm cells derived from...
Related topics: Stem Cells, Insulin, Type 1 Diabetes, Clinical Trials
It’s complicated: Prediabetes has multiple definitions and there may be different subtypes. But for many people who develop it, changes in lifestyle drastically lower the risk of progressing to diabetes.
To improve cholesterol management in diabetes, 'clinician-patient discussions are crucial, addressing risk/benefits and treatment goals, and offering reputable sources' of information. Medscape Medical News
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People who have both diabetes and hypertension appear to have worse brain structure and cognitive performance than those with just one of these conditions, according to new data from 39,000 individuals. First Look
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A medication originally used for patients with diabetes is the first to help people with heart failure and could revolutionize treatment. Early research had shown that SGLT2 inhibitors could help around half of heart failure patients -- those with a...
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The antibiotic-free formulation shows potential as a targeted treatment for antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in chronic wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers, as well as a potential therapy for SARS-CoV-2. Medscape Medical News
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Transgender women may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes compared to cisgender women, but not to cisgender men, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Medical Research, Endocrinology
British investigators derived and validated an algorithm, available online, for predicting response of patients with type 2 diabetes to agents from two different classes of glucose-lowering drugs. First Look
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Obesity, diabetes and gastrointestinal cancer are frequently linked to an unhealthy diet. However, the molecular mechanisms responsible for this are not fully understood. Researchers have gained some new insights that help to better understand this...
Related topics: Diet, Stem Cells, Medical Research, Obesity, Cancer, Oncology
Many psoriasis patients present with associated comorbidities such as obesity, and while the former is not currently deemed a risk factor for COVID-19, adiposity is. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Obesity, Psoriasis, Endocrinology