Diabetes

Tubeless Insulin Pump Works; Insulin Pens Vs Syringes; Caffeine And Osteoporosis

(MedPage Today) -- A tubeless, patch-pump automated insulin-delivery system -- Insulet's Omnipod 5 -- was both safe and effective in a prospective study of kids and adults with type 1 diabetes. Following a positive meeting with the FDA, Radius...
Related topics: Insulin, Caffeine, Osteoporosis, Medical Research, Type 1 Diabetes, Food And Drug Administration

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New Biomarkers May Detect Early Eye Changes That Can Lead To Diabetes-related Blindness

Optometry researchers have identified new biomarkers that may advance the early detection of diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in U.S. adults.
Related topics: Blindness, Ophthalmology, Medical Research

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Exenatide Ok'd For Type 2 Diabetes In Adolescents

(MedPage Today) -- Once-weekly exenatide extended-release (Bydureon BCise) is now FDA approved for children with type 2 diabetes ages 10 and up, AstraZeneca announced. Already approved in adults, the expanded label now holds an indication for...
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Food And Drug Administration, Astrazeneca

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Fda Oks Extended-release Exenatide For Children With T2d

This injectable medication is the second GLP-1 receptor agonist approved for pediatric type 2 diabetes, and the first with once-weekly administration. FDA Approvals
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes

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Antidepressant Use May Aid Outcomes In Depression And Diabetes

FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 -- Regular antidepressant use is associated with a lower risk for diabetes complications among adults with depression and newly treated diabetes, according to a study published online July 14 in the Journal of Clinical...
Related topics: Depression, Antidepressants, Medical Research

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Cgm In Hospitals As Standard Of Care: What Have We Learned?

Isn't glucose yet another vital sign? Dr Athena Philis-Tsimikas argues that CGM as standard of care in the hospital allows for better management of patients with diabetes. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Endocrinology

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Aha News: Diabetes And Dementia Risk: Another Good Reason To Keep Blood Sugar In Check

WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- There are many reasons to avoid getting diabetes, or to keep it controlled if you already have it: Higher risks for heart disease, stroke and for having a foot or leg amputation. But...
Related topics: American Diabetes Association, Dementia, Blood Sugar (glucose), Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke

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Nevro's (nvro) Senza System Approved By Fda For Pdn Treatment

Nevro Corp. NVRO recently announced the receipt of the FDA’s approval for its Senza System for the treatment of chronic pain associated with Painful Diabetic Neuropathy (“PDN”). The approval is, however, specific to Nevro's...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Chronic Pain

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Researchers Develop Novel Method For Glucagon Delivery

For children with Type 1 diabetes, the risk of experiencing a severe hypoglycemic episode is especially common—and for parents, the threat of that happening in the middle of the night is especially frightening. Sudden and critical drops in blood...
Related topics: Medical Research, Type 1 Diabetes, Blood Sugar (glucose)

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Cycling Linked To Reduced All-cause, Cvd Mortality In Diabetes

TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 -- For adults with diabetes, cycling is associated with reduced all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality, according to a study published online July 19 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Mathias Ried-Larsen, Ph.D., from...
Related topics: Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Medical Research

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Jdrf And The Association Of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists Announce New Partnership

JDRF, the leading global funder of Type 1 diabetes research, and the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists, the largest organization dedicated to diabetes care and education specialists, proudly announce a new partnership.
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Medical Research

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Babies At Risk For Diabetes May Have Microbiota Restored

Newborns at risk for Type 1 diabetes because they were given antibiotics may have their gut microorganisms restored with a maternal fecal transplant, according to a Rutgers study.
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Antibiotics, Medical Research

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Fat Joe Called Biz Markie's Wife Every Week For A Year Before He Died

The Juice Crew legend lost his fight with Type II diabetes on July 16.

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Integra (iart) Releases Favorable Primatrix Clinical Outcome

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation IART recently announced favorable clinical outcomes for PriMatrix Dermal Repair Scaffold for the management with regard to hard-to-heal diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). This latest published clinical data...

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Spinal Cord Stimulation Ok'd For Diabetic Nerve Pain

(MedPage Today) -- The FDA approved the first spinal cord stimulation device (HFX) for painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN), Nevro Corp announced on Monday. The device, the only such treatment approved by the agency for this specific indication...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration

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2 Compelling Reasons To Buy This Reawakened Pharma Giant

At the end of March, The Journal of the American Medical Association released a detailed summary of the leading causes of death in the U.S. from 2015 to 2020. Heart disease is No. 2 on that list. Type 2 diabetes, which can raise the risk of heart...
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, American Diabetes Association, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart Failure

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Biz Markie's Wife + Beastie Boys' Mike D Speak On 'just A Friend' Legend's Death

The 57-year-old rap icon passed away at a Baltimore, Maryland hospital after a year of ongoing health complications stemming from Type II diabetes.

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Dexcom's Cgm Interoperability Expands; Warfarin And Osteoporosis; Maine Bans Pfas

(MedPage Today) -- The FDA granted clearance for third-party apps to connect with Dexcom's interoperable continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) by integrating real-time CGM data into their digital health apps and devices. Patients with diabetes...
Related topics: Osteoporosis, Food And Drug Administration

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Body Mass Index As A Risk Factor For Diabetes Varies Throughout The World

There are substantial differences among low- and middle-income countries in the association between BMI and diabetes risk. Individual countries can optimize diabetes screening by tailoring guidelines to their specific population's risk threshold for...

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Could Eli Lilly Successfully Treat Heart Failure With Its Diabetes Drug?

Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) made more than $1.1 billion last year from Jardiance in treating type 2 diabetes. The company could be on its way to making even more money with the drug after reporting successful results from a late-stage study for heart...
Related topics: Heart Failure, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Medical Research

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