Diabetes

Medical News Today: Differences Between Ketosis And Ketoacidosis

Ketosis and ketoacidosis both involve increased levels of ketones in the body. However, they are not the same thing. Nutritional ketosis is the aim of the ketogenic diet, and it is generally safe, whereas ketoacidosis is a complication of type 1...
Related topics: Diet, Type 1 Diabetes

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Nursing With Diabetes

(MedPage Today) -- Tips for how nurses can cope with their diabetes on the job
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Lack Of School Nurses Puts Los Angeles Students At Risk, Striking Teachers Say

Los Angeles teacher Natali Escobedo says she will never forget the image of a diabetic fourth-grader “wilting” at her school because there was no nurse on hand to administer his insulin. The episode, which followed years of tight budgets that...
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Diabetic Federal Worker Forced To Ration Insulin Amid Shutdown

As a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee, Mallory Lorge is one of 800,000 federal workers who have been without a paycheck since the longest partial government shutdown in U.S. history started back on December 22. According to WTVR, the...
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Scientists Successfully Grow Human Blood Vessels In A Petri Dish

Researchers have managed to grow human blood vessels in a Petri dish for the first time, and even to successfully implant them into live mice. The results could be a game-changer for diabetes. The post Scientists successfully grow human blood...
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Fda Panel Has Tie Vote On New Type 1 Diabetes Drug

FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 -- A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel vote on whether to recommend approval of the first oral medication for type 1 diabetes ended in an 8-8 tie Thursday. Despite that result, the FDA is expected to decide by...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Type 1 Diabetes

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Trained Alert Dogs Can Detect Impending T1dm-related Events

FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 -- Trained alert dogs can help patients with type 1 diabetes regulate their blood glucose levels, according to a study published online Jan. 15 in PLOS ONE. Nicola J. Rooney, Ph.D., from the University of Bristol in the...
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Blood Sugar (glucose), Medical Research

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Oral Hepatoselective Glucokinase Activator Promising In T2dm

FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 -- Use of the oral hepatoselective glucokinase activator (GKA) TTP399 for type 2 diabetes does not cause hypoglycemia and has no detrimental effect on plasma lipids or liver enzymes, according to a study published online Jan....
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Hypoglycemia, Enzymes, Medical Research

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Study Examines Link Between Type 1 Diabetes, Broken Bones

FRIDAY, Jan. 18, 2019 -- Poor blood sugar control puts people with type 1 diabetes at increased risk for fragility fractures, a new study shows. A fragility fracture is a broken bone caused by a fall from standing height or less. For the study,...
Related topics: Medical Research, Type 1 Diabetes, Blood Sugar (glucose)

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Fda Diabetes Treatment Vote To Determine The Fate Of Lexicon Therapeutics?

Lexicon shares fell on Friday after the FDA voted to approve the firm’s type 1 diabetes treatment. Although the result from this committee was mixed, it seems to be a case of sell the news.
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Type 1 Diabetes

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New Risk Score Far More Effective For Diabetes Diagnosis

Researchers have developed a new risk score which takes into account detailed genetic information known to increase the chances of type 1 diabetes. This could be used to help identity babies at highest risk of developing the condition in the future....
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Medical Research, Genetics

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Health Tip: Starting A Healthy Weight Loss Plan

-- More than 70 percent of U.S. adults are overweight or obese, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases says. Are you one of them? Before starting a weight loss plan, you should visit your doctor. The first questions...
Related topics: Obesity

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Chaos In The Body Tunes Up Your Immune System

Chaos in bodily regulation can optimize our immune system, according to researchers. The discovery may prove to be of great significance for avoiding serious diseases such as cancer and diabetes.
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Where Does Aptinyx Go Next After Disappointing Midstage Results For Pain Treatment?

Aptinyx shares were absolutely crushed on Wednesday after the firm reported midstage results from its clinical study in patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
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Diabetic Ketoacidosis Risk May Derail Oral Drug's Chances For T1d Approval

(MedPage Today) -- Sotagliflozin's efficacy seems clear, but FDA staff flag "notable and concerning" safety issue
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Scientists Grow Perfect Human Blood Vessels In A Petri Dish

Scientists have managed to grow perfect human blood vessels as organoids in a petri dish for the first time. The breakthrough engineering technology dramatically advances research of vascular diseases like diabetes, identifying a key pathway to...
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Cholesterol, Diabetes, Bp Meds May Help Serious Mental Illness

Drug-repurposing research suggests a role for statins, calcium channel blockers, and metformin in treating schizophrenia and other serious mental illness. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cholesterol, Medical Research, Schizophrenia

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Heart-healthy Living Also Wards Off Type 2 Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 -- There could be an added bonus to keeping your cardiovascular health on track -- a heart-healthy lifestyle can also prevent type 2 diabetes, researchers say. And it's better to prevent type 2 diabetes than to have to...
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiology, Medical Research

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Medical News Today: How A Dog Can Make It Easier To Manage Diabetes

Dogs could help people with type 1 diabetes manage their condition, a new study shows. Specially trained canines can 'sniff out' blood sugar levels.
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Medical Research, Blood Sugar (glucose)

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3 Top Diabetes Stocks To Watch In January

Diabetes affects tens of millions of Americans, and even more are at risk of developing diabetes, as they suffer from prediabetes. With such a large population suffering from the condition, it's clearly a disease that gets much attention and...

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