Type 2 Diabetes

Prescription Omega-3 Fatty Acid Medications Effectively Lower High Triglycerides

Four grams per day of prescription omega-3 fatty acid medication effectively lower high triglyceride levels, but identification of secondary causes of high triglycerides, such as hypothyroidism and poorly managed type 2 diabetes as well as lifestyle...
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Adult Weight Gain Likely Explains Link Between Parity, T2dm Risk

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 14, 2019 -- The seeming association between parity and risk for type 2 diabetes among postmenopausal women is likely explained by adult weight gain, according to a study published online Aug. 7 in Obstetrics & Gynecology. Juhua...
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research, Gynecology

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Type 2 Diabetes And Sleep Problems In Midlife Women

Hormone changes are known to alter insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism, as well as interfere with women's sleep patterns. But little was known about the association between diabetes and sleep disturbances during the menopause transition until...
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Reduced Carbohydrate Intake Improves Type 2 Diabetics' Ability To Regulate Blood Sugar

Patients with type 2 diabetes improve their ability to regulate blood sugar levels if they eat food with a reduced carbohydrate content and an increased share of protein and fat. The findings are contrary to the conventional dietary recommendations...
Related topics: Diabetes, Blood Sugar (glucose), Proteins

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Tandem Diabetes Care Raises Full-year 2019 Revenue Guidance To $358 Million

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with diet and exercise, but most doctors and patients find it easier to manage the disorder with medication. That's created a massive and growing opportunity for Tandem Diabetes Care (NASDAQ: TNDM). While the insulin...
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Keto Diet May Help Control Type 2 Diabetes

MONDAY, Aug. 5, 2019 -- The keto diet has plenty of weight-loss devotees who swear by the high fat, low-carb plan. Now, new research from India suggests it may benefit people with type 2 diabetes. The study team found that people following a...
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Study Explores Dose Ranges For Efpeglenatide In Early T2dm

MONDAY, Aug. 5, 2019 -- Efpeglenatide once weekly leads to dose-dependent reductions in glucose and body weight in patients with early type 2 diabetes, according to a phase 2 study published online July 18 in Diabetes Care. Julio Rosenstock, M.D.,...
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Bp, Waist Circumference, Lipids Should Be Measured Regularly

MONDAY, Aug. 5, 2019 -- Blood pressure, waist circumference, fasting lipid profile, and blood glucose should be measured regularly to identify atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to...
Related topics: Blood Sugar (glucose), Blood Pressure, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Diabetes

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Type 2 Diabetes And Sglt-2 Inhibitors: What Are The Uti Risks?

(MedPage Today) -- Rates of severe and non-severe UTIs were similar for SGLT-2 inhibitors and other antidiabetic medications, study found
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Weekly Link Love — Edition 40

Research of the Week 12 weeks on a ketogenic diet normalized metabolic and psychological health markers in a 65-year-old woman who’d had type 2 diabetes and clinical depression for 26 years. The magic of kefir. Rewiring the brain with...
Related topics: Medical Research, Diet, Psychology, Diabetes, Depression

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Medical News Today: Why Older Adults Need Regular Metabolic Risk Screening

New guidelines recommend regular screening of older adults to assess metabolic risk of type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
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'i'm A Survivor': Incoming Ada President Has Type 1 Diabetes

Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a child in the 1950s, Robert H. Eckel, didn't want to study his own disease but instead was interested in type 2 diabetes and the 'cardiometabolic' consequences. Medscape Medical News
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Health Tip: Understanding Prediabetes

-- Before developing type 2 diabetes, people may have prediabetes, says the American Diabetes Association. Prediabetes is marked by higher-than-normal blood sugar levels that aren't quite high enough to qualify as diabetes. Prediabetes can be...
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Sglt-2 Inhibitor Use Not Linked To Increased Risk For Uti Events

TUESDAY, July 30, 2019 -- Initiation of therapy with sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors for type 2 diabetes mellitus is not associated with an increased risk for urinary tract infection (UTI) events compared with initiation of...
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What Exactly Is A Disease?

There is an ongoing lively debate among healthcare professionals about whether or not obesity is a disease. Differences between those who argue that it’s a disease and those who argue that it’s just a risk factor for conditions such as type 2...
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Discovery Enables Clear Identification Of Diseased Beta Cells In Type 2 Diabetes

BOSTON - (July 29, 2019) - Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, have unlocked the key to clearly identifying diseased beta cells in type 2 diabetes. This discovery has both research and therapeutic...
Related topics: Medical Research, Diabetes, Harvard University

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Mksap: 45-year-old Woman With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 45-year-old woman is evaluated for management of type 2 diabetes mellitus diagnosed 3 months ago. She was asymptomatic at diagnosis...
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Vitamin D Supplementation May Slow Diabetes Progression

Vitamin D supplementation may slow the progression of type 2 diabetes in newly diagnosed patients and those with prediabetes, according to a new study.
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Plant-based Diet Helps Keep Diabetes At Bay

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 -- Turns out that the old adage -- an apple a day keeps the doctor away -- may actually be true. New research suggests that the more plant foods you eat, the lower your risk of type 2 diabetes. People who ate a mostly...
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Weight Loss Experiences Differ For Minority Groups With T2dm

WEDNESDAY, July 24, 2019 -- Daily self-weighing uptake is considerable among minority subgroups with type 2 diabetes and is associated with year 1 weight loss among African-Americans, according to a study published online July 24 in Obesity. Delia...
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes, African-American, Medical Research, Obesity

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