Insulin

Increase Health Benefits Of Exercise By Working Out Before Breakfast

Exercising before eating breakfast burns more fat, improves how the body responds to insulin and lowers people's risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology

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Insulin Negotiations By Tweet? Walz Prefers To Meet.

This is what it’s come down to. Gov. Tim Walz had just completed a press conference presentation Thursday morning with three young Type 1 diabetics who had told stories of their struggles to afford the hormone they need to live. When questions...
Related topics: Diabetes, Hormones

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Artificial Pancreas Helps T1dm Patients Meet Glycemic Targets

THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 -- Patients with type 1 diabetes using an artificial pancreas or closed-loop system spend a greater percentage of time in a target glycemic range compared with those using a sensor-augmented insulin pump, according to a...
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research

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New Artificial Pancreas Study: 'a Step Closer To A Brighter Future'

First 6-month study with control group shows investigational closed-loop insulin delivery system improves time-in-range for patients with type 1 diabetes. But such systems are still far from perfect. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medical Research, Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes

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Diabetes: A Next-generation Therapy Soon Available?

Insulin is normally produced by pancreatic beta cells. In many people with diabetes, pancreatic cells are not functional, causing a chronic and potentially fatal insulin deficiency that can only be controlled through daily insulin injections....
Related topics: Diabetes

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Coffee Bean Extracts Alleviate Inflammation, Insulin Resistance In Mouse Cells

Food science and human nutrition researchers are interested in the potential of inflammation-fighting compounds found in the silverskin and husk of coffee beans, not only for their benefits in alleviating chronic disease, but also in adding value to...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Special Occasion Drinking During Pregnancy May Cause Harm

If you thought a glass or two of alcohol on special occasions was safe during pregnancy, think again. Research shows even small amounts of alcohol consumed during pregnancy can cause insulin-resistance, which increases the likelihood of diabetes, in...
Related topics: Alcohol, Medical Research, Diabetes

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Could A Pill Replace Insulin Shots?

TUESDAY, Oct. 8, 2019 -- Many people with diabetes have to inject themselves with insulin at least once a day, but new animal research suggests a pill may one day do the trick. This experimental pill can withstand the trip through the...
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research

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Diabetes Advances Poised To Help Manage Blood Sugar After Meals

Mealtimes can become a difficult experience for individuals with diabetes. After a meal, blood sugar levels may soar as the food digests or unexpectedly plummet if an insulin dose was more than the meal required.
Related topics: Diabetes, Blood Sugar (glucose)

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Fda: Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps Could Be Hacking Targets

TUESDAY, Oct. 1, 2019 -- Medical devices that can connect to the internet might be at risk for hacking, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Tuesday. This warning concerns several operating systems that could affect medical devices...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Pacemakers

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Parents Furious After High School Students Were Accidentally Injected With Insulin

Some parents of students at an Indianapolis high school are furious today after a bizarre accident on Monday led to 16 kids being rushed to the hospital. The location of the mix-up was the McKenzie Center for Innovation & Technology, an...

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Older T2d Patients With Poor Health More Likely To Get Insulin

(MedPage Today) -- Real-world study highlights need to align clinical practice with guidelines
Related topics: Medical Research

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Older Diabetics May Be Getting Too Much Insulin

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25, 2019 -- Are elderly people with diabetes being overtreated? A new study suggests that's so: Older, sicker patients tend to be the ones most likely to still be using insulin to manage their blood sugar, despite guidelines that...
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research, Blood Sugar (glucose)

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For Seniors With T2dm, Insulin Use Up With Poor Health

TUESDAY, Sept. 24, 2019 -- Among older individuals with type 2 diabetes, those with poor health have more prevalent insulin use, according to a study published online Sept. 23 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Jonathan Z. Weiner, M.D., M.P.H., from...
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Researchers Identify Factor Essential For Tendon Growth

Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1) is essential for allowing tendons to adapt to physical activity and grow properly, according to basic science research. The findings provide a strong rationale for pursuing clinical trials to explore IGF1 as a new...
Related topics: Medical Research, Clinical Trials

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Diabetes Activist Arrested At Vigil On Insulin Pricing Crisis

Advocates of #insulin4all continue to pressure manufacturers and legislators to take action against the extortionate cost of insulin in the United States, with a vigil and staged arrest outside Lilly headquarters. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Diabetes, Activism

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New Mechanism For Dysfunctional Insulin Release Identified

Researchers have identified a previously unknown mechanism that regulates release of insulin, a hormone that lowers blood glucose levels, from the beta cells of the pancreas. This mechanism is disrupted in type 2 diabetes. The scientists hope this...
Related topics: Medical Research, Hormones, Blood Sugar (glucose), Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes

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An Investor's Guide To Disrupting Drugmakers

When you need a medication that's insanely expensive, what choice do you have other than to grin and bear it?Make it yourself, apparently.A group in Oakland, California, the Open Insulin Project, is trying to do just that for diabetics who can't...
Related topics: Diabetes

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Medical News Today: What To Know About Hyperinsulinemia

Hyperinsulinemia is when the body contains too much insulin. It can link to insulin resistance and diabetes. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and related conditions, here.
Related topics: Diabetes

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Vegan Diet Alters Microbiome And Insulin Sensitivity, Drops Weight

Adopting a vegan diet seems to alter the gut microbiome and improve insulin sensitivity with associated weight loss, compared to eating conventionally even with no direction to restrict calorie intake. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Diet, Microbiome, Calories

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