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What Diabetics Need to Know About Over - the - Counter Meds

Many cold, cough and headache remedies contain carbs, and as much alcohol as glass of beer or wine, pharmacist says
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Neurology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Diabetes, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

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Shahani Noor, Erin D. Milligan
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include increased thirst, unexplained weight loss and frequently needing the toilet. Diabetes type 2 develops later in life due to risk factors including being overweight and having high blood pressure. New research has shown that eating in a 6-hour time period can prevent the condition.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conclusion: The proposed simulator can be used to perform credible ISCT in realistic insulin treatment scenarios. Significance: The T1D patient decision simulator can be used to reliably assess novel insulin treatmen- s, e.g., based on use of CGM only, in a realistic multiple-day scenario.
Source: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
People with diabetes mellitus need annual screening to check for the development of diabetic retinopathy (DR). Tracking small retinal changes due to early diabetic retinopathy lesions in longitudinal fundus image sets is challenging due to intra- and intervisit variability in illumination and image quality, the required high registration accuracy, and the subtle appearance of retinal lesions compared to other retinal features. This paper presents a robust and flexible approach for automated detection of longitudinal retinal changes due to small red lesions by exploiting normalized fundus images that significantly reduce il...
Source: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
Drinkers in particular need to be more aware of mounting evidence of links between alcohol and cancer, and make judgements accordingly
Source: New Scientist - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research
A 67-year-old, non-Hispanic white male underwent bilateral lung transplantation in 2016 for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. The patient had good graft function after transplantation, with a peak forced expiratory volume in 1 second of 2.27 liters. Surveillance bronchoscopy and biopsies done at 1, 3, and 6 months post-transplantation did not show any evidence of acute rejection or infection. He was lost to follow-up until 15 months after transplantation, when he presented with 1 week of dyspnea, cough, and fever.
Source: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: Case Anecdotes, Comments and Opinions Source Type: research
Is the short synacthen test a reliable means of assessing HPA axis recovery after long-term glucocorticoid treatment?Endocrine Practice
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news
Many cold, cough and headache remedies contain carbs, and as much alcohol as glass of beer or wine, pharmacist saysSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Drug Reactions, Over-the-Counter Medicines
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
​BY MARGARET MARY S. LANDEL, DO; &CARLA DUGAS, DOA 59-year-old otherwise healthy man presented with an upper respiratory illness of four weeks' duration. His initial presentation to his primary care physician one month prior included a nonproductive cough and low-grade fever, which lasted approximately two weeks until his internist ordered a chest x-ray. That showed a 3 cm well-circumscribed right lower lobe lesion, and was followed by a contrast enhanced chest CT. The chest CT was concerning for pulmonary neoplasm, and he received an interventional radiology-guided biopsy of the lesion. Results were still pending at...
Source: The Case Files - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Blog Posts Source Type: research
A 29-year-old man with history of type 1 diabetes mellitus presents with two weeks of feeling ill that became worse over the previous two days. This included a productive cough, subjective fevers, and frequent vomiting. He reports no headache, chest pain, or abdominal pain. He has had financial problems after losing his job about a month earlier, and is currently living in a local motel. His brother brought him to the emergency department for evaluation after finding him in bed confused, with vomit on the floor.   He appeared ill, and was oriented only to self. Vital signs were blood pressure 78/43 mm Hg, pulse 146 ...
Source: Spontaneous Circulation - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Blog Posts Source Type: blogs
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