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Medtronic Recalls Diabetes MiniMed Infusion Sets Worldwide Medtronic Recalls Diabetes MiniMed Infusion Sets Worldwide

The vent membrane in the recalled infusion sets may be susceptible to being blocked by fluid during the process of priming/fill-tubing, which may lead to over-delivery of insulin.News Alerts
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

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Summary Obesity and osteoporosis are common public health problems. Paradoxically, while obesity is associated with higher bone density, type 2 diabetic obese individuals have an increased fracture risk. Although obesity and insulin resistance co‐exist, some obese individuals remain insulin‐sensitive. We suggest that the apparent paradox relating obesity, bone density and fracture risk in type 2 diabetes may be at least partly influenced by differences in bone strength and quality between insulin‐resistant and insulin‐sensitive obese individuals. In this review, we focus on the complex interplay between, adiposity,...
Source: Clinical Obesity - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: We identified a high incidence of catheter-related infections caused by resistant microorganisms in patients undergoing hemodialysis via central venous catheters.
Source: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical - Category: Tropical Medicine Source Type: research
Analysis of NPH and regular insulin vials from two different manufacturers purchased in US pharmacies finds concentrations far lower than regulations stipulate.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition where the pancreas doesn ’t produce enough insulin or the body’s cells don’t react to insulin. If you already have it you may be able to prevent it developing by taking a particular condiment before a meal.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conclusion: There is a growing interest in probiotics and defining the proper use of these agents. Although probiotics seemed to have beneficial effects in many clinical trials, the efficiency of probiotics is strain and dose-dependent. Also, there are numerous clinical and methodological differences between trials (e.g., strain used, dose, administration) that make it difficult to draw a conclusion about the efficacy. Additional research in the form of well designed, randomized, doubleblind, placebo-controlled trials is needed. Although probiotics appear to be safe in general, caution should be used when administered to s...
Source: Current Nutrition and Food Science - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Conclusions: The burden of IAC is very high among native African patients with AIS and preferentially involves proximal inflow arteries. Therefore, the role of large vessel atherosclerosis in ischaemic stroke in native Africans should be explored in future multinational, multimodality studies.Cerebrovasc Dis Extra 2018;8:26 –38
Source: Cerebrovascular Diseases Extra - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Most new cases of type 1 diabetes in China are in adults; at the same time, the incidence in children has almost quadrupled since the 1990s, according to the first population-based study across all ages.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news
For more than two decades now, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has rung in the new year by releasing a lengthy annual document entitled "Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes," aka the  Standards of Care intended to provide clinicians, pat...
Source: Diabetes Mine - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: blogs
Population-based research found that individuals with normal glucose tolerance yet elevated HbA1c were not uncommon. What are the implications for the screening and diagnosis of type 2 diabetes?Journal of the Endocrine Society
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news
Summary BackgroundThe Gut and Obesity Asia (GO ASIA) workgroup was formed to study the relationships between obesity and gastrointestinal diseases in the Asia Pacific region. AimTo study factors associated with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and advanced fibrosis, and medical treatment of biopsy‐proven nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) patients. MethodsRetrospective study of biopsy‐proven NAFLD patients from centres in the GO ASIA Workgroup. Independent factors associated with NASH and with advanced fibrosis on binary logistic regression analyses in a training cohort were used for the development of their c...
Source: Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
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