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Diabetes breakthrough: Caffeine kick could help sufferers live a LONGER life

WOMEN with diabetes who enjoy a cup of coffee can expect to live a longer life, research suggests.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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We have developed a highly sensitive microbial analytical system, the Yakult Intestinal Flora-SCAN (YIF-SCAN), based on reverse transcription-quantitative PCR, to quantify the intestinal microbiota. Targeting ribosomal RNA “molecules,” which are present in abundant copies in the microorganisms, YIF-SCAN is at least hundreds of times more sensitive (detection limits: 102-3 cells/g feces, 1 cell/mL blood) than conventional DNA-based methods, and hence enables highly sensitive and precise detection of viable microorganisms in various types of samples, such as stools, blood etc. Specifically, this high analytical s...
Source: Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Background:A high proportion of type 2 diabetes cases are associated with host genetic and environmental factors. During the past decade, microorganisms that inhabit the gut have emerged as contributors to the pathogenesis of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Therefore, manipulation of the human gut microbiota will provide essential clues regarding new therapeutic targets for diabetes.Summary:Several studies have established the presence of gut dysbiosis in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, even though there are some differences among the studies that could be explained by differences in ethnicity, diet, and methodology. ...
Source: Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Health care needs of the US population are changing, and the US population is aging in tandem. Technological and medical advances are improving the survival rate of infants, children, and adults. As a result, there are increased numbers of children and older adults with complex medical needs secondary to chronic conditions such as diabetes, asthma, and chronic obstructive lung disease. Dementia among the adult population is also on the rise. Never have the demographics of the US population been more diverse.
Source: Nurse Leader - Category: Nursing Authors: Source Type: research
A 64-year-old woman came to the emergency department complaining of cough, shortness of breath, itchy throat, and runny nose. She had end-stage renal disease and was on hemodialysis three times per week; she also had hypertension and type 2 diabetes and had undergone a left below-knee amputation. Her serum creatinine was 9.48 mg/dL; a typical value for adult women is 0.5 to 1.1 mg/dL. She was transferred to the hemodialysis unit where she underwent hemodialysis and was then admitted to the medical floor.
Source: AORN Journal - Category: Nursing Tags: Column Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe present report does not provide evidence for an increased risk of cerebrovascular and cardiovascular events in RLS patients, which highlights the vast presence of confounding factors.
Source: Acta Neurologica Scandinavica - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
They say the only two certainties in life are death and taxes, but you could also make an argument for adding rising healthcare costs to the list. “There is no end in sight to the amount of healthcare spending because it scales with multiple on the population,” Josh Makower, MD, general partner venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (one of the top 10 medtech VC firms), told an audience at the Medtech Conference in San Jose yesterday. Speaking on a panel about the future of healthcare delivery at the event hosted by medtech industry trade group AdvaMed, Makower went on to assert that medical devices and...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news
Cardiovascular outcomes in patients with diabetes are not explained by insulin resistance, according to research published inObesity and Metabolism.Medical Xpress
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
Today we're thrilled to showcase a longtime friend within the Diabetes Online Community who's been raising her voice for years to help others living with diabetes, especially those struggling with eating disorders. She's one of our 2017 DiabetesMi...
Source: Diabetes Mine - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Source Type: blogs
ConclusionsAttenuated heart rate recovery is associated with an increased risk of diabetes in a dose‐dependent manner, and measurement of heart rate recovery is worth recommending as part of diabetes risk assessment in clinical routines.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Diabetic Medicine - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Systematic Review or Meta ‐analysis Source Type: research
Less likely to have hepatitis B, C virus, but more likely to be obese, have diabetes, be heavy drinkers
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Conference News, Source Type: news
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