Type 2 Diabetes

Understanding The Growth Of Disease-causing Protein Fibres

Amyloid fibrils are deposits of proteins in the body that join together to form microscopic fibres. Their formation has been linked to many serious human diseases including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Type 2 diabetes.
Related topics: Proteins, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's, Diabetes

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Study Finds Racial, Gender Disparities In Sglt2 Inhibitor Use

(MedPage Today) -- Women, Black and Asian people, and those with lower incomes were less likely to receive sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors for their type 2 diabetes, according to a large retrospective study of claims...
Related topics: Medical Research, Diabetes

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Man Runs From Disneyland To Disney World For Diabetes Awareness

Don Muchow ran the roughly 2,800 miles from Disneyland to Disney World not because he really wanted to see Mickey Mouse or ride Splash Mountain — the Texan says he did it to show other people with Type 1 diabetes "there are safe ways to do...
Related topics: Disney, Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes

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High Physical Activity, Low Air Pollution Exposure Cut T2dm Risk

TUESDAY, April 6, 2021 -- Higher levels of physical activity and lower levels of exposure to air pollution are associated with a lower risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online March 4 in Diabetologia. Cui Guo, Ph.D., from...
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research

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Covid-19: Tsunami Of Chronic Health Conditions Expected, Research And Health Care Disrupted

Cardiometabolic diseases including heart disease, obesity, hypertension and type 2 diabetes, are at the crest of an impending tsunami of chronic health conditions as a result of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic that will affect society for decades....
Related topics: Tsunami, Medical Research, Cardiovascular Disease, Obesity, Hypertension, Diabetes

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Fda Wants More Ozempic Data; Obesity Costs How Much?!

(MedPage Today) -- In response to Novo Nordisk's request to approve a 2-mg dose of once-weekly semaglutide (Ozempic) for type 2 diabetes -- it's already approved in 0.5- and 1-mg doses -- the FDA hit the company with a Refusal to File letter...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Obesity, Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes

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Circadian Clock Gene Rev-erb Linked To Dawn Phenomenon In Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers found that mice lacking the circadian clock gene called Rev-erb in the brain show characteristics similar to those of human dawn phenomenon in type 2 diabetes.
Related topics: Genetics, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Endo: Once-weekly Basal Insulin Fc Promising For T2dm

TUESDAY, March 23, 2021 -- For individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), once-weekly, long-acting, basal insulin Fc (BIF) is noninferior to insulin degludec for glycemic control, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of The...
Related topics: Insulin, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Type 2 Diabetes Tied To Higher Risk For Parkinson Disease

TUESDAY, March 23, 2021 -- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is associated with an increased risk for Parkinson disease (PD), as well as more rapid PD progression, according to a review published online March 8 in Movement Disorders. Harneek Chohan,...
Related topics: Diabetes, Parkinson's

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Just How Common Is Readmission For Diabetic Ketoacidosis?

(MedPage Today) -- Readmission isn't uncommon for patients with type 1 diabetes, according to a new study. In a review of over 90,000 hospitalizations involving an episode of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), about 20.2% of adults were readmitted to...
Related topics: Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Medical Research

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Breakfast Timing Could Affect Your Odds For Diabetes

MONDAY, March 22, 2021 -- Could the time you eat your breakfast determine your health? Yes, suggests new research that finds eating your morning meal before 8:30 a.m. may reduce your risk for developing type 2 diabetes. People in the study who ate...
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research

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Screen For Diabetes At 35? Few With Osteoporosis Receiving Necessary Tx

(MedPage Today) -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is seeking feedback on its new draft recommendation statement on screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, which recommends lowering the screening age to 35 for people with overweight...
Related topics: Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Obesity

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Gastric Bypass: We’re Still Understanding The Benefits Of Weight-loss Surgery

Beyond helping people lose weight and keep it off, bariatric surgery could also resolve type 2 diabetes (but we aren’t totally sure why). The explanation may lie in our gut microbiome.
Related topics: Diabetes, Microbiome

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Gastric Bypass: We’re Still Understanding The Benefits Of Weight-loss Surgery

Beyond helping people lose weight and keep it off, bariatric surgery could also resolve type 2 diabetes (but we aren’t totally sure why). The explanation may lie in our gut microbiome.
Related topics: Diabetes, Microbiome

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Uspstf Urges Prediabetes, T2dm Screen For Overweight Adults

TUESDAY, March 16, 2021 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in overweight or obese adults aged 35 to 70 years and referral to preventive interventions for those with...
Related topics: Obesity, Diabetes

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Insulin Rises Before Cells Develop Resistance, New Diabetes Research Implies

Researchers have now presented results that may change our basic view of how type 2 diabetes occurs. Their study indicates that free fatty acids (FFAs) in the blood trigger insulin release even at a normal blood-sugar level, without an overt...
Related topics: Insulin, Diabetes, Medical Research, Blood Sugar (glucose)

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Treatment For Type-2 Diabetic Heart Disease

Researchers have discovered one of the reasons why more than 50 per cent of people with type 2 diabetes die from heart disease. And perhaps more significantly, they have found a way to treat it.
Related topics: Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Medical Research

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Type 2 Diabetes Linked To Increased Risk For Parkinson's

New analyses of both observational and genetic data have provided convincing evidence' that type 2 diabetes predisposes people to an increased risk for Parkinson's disease. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Diabetes, Parkinson's, Genetics

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Timing Of Exercise May Be Linked To Cardiovascular Fitness

MONDAY, March 8, 2021 -- Timing of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) may be connected to cardiovascular fitness among men with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Feb. 17 in Diabetes Care. Jingyi Qian, Ph.D., from...
Related topics: Cardiology, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Another Weight-loss Trial Win For Weekly Glp-1 Drug

(MedPage Today) -- When paired with lifestyle management, once-weekly semaglutide (Ozempic) yielded significant weight loss for overweight adults with type 2 diabetes, the manufacturer-sponsored Semaglutide Treatment Effect in People with Obesity...
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Obesity, Diabetes

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