Insulin Pricing Protest Draws Passionate Crowd (Grim Reaper and Dr. Banting, Too!)

Insulin co-discoverer Dr. Frederick Banting made his way to a street corner in front of the Eli Lilly headquarters in Indianapolis this past weekend, to protest high insulin prices that have hit crisis status here in America. OK, it wasn't actual...
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Conclusion A high prevalence of malnutrition and of other risk factors for cardiovascular disease were observed. Such factors included diabetes Mellitus, smoking and former smoker conditions and were associated with malnutrition. Inaddition, it was found that malnourished individuals were more likely to develop cardiovascular disease within 10 years.RESUMO Objetivo Verificar associa ção entre estado nutricional e fatores de riscos cardiovasculares tradicionais e não tradicionais em pacientes em hemodiálise. Métodos Estudo transversal com 132 pacientes maiores de 18 anos em hemodiál...
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This study was to screen strains which had effects on insulin resistance in vitro and explore the possible mechanism. These strains were tested the ability of colonization, hormone release, lipid accumulation, glucose uptake and immunomodulatory. Three strains of Lactobacillus paracasei 1F-20, Lactobacillus fermentum F40-4 and Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis F1-7 led to results as follows: (1) survived in the harsh conditions. (2) increased the hormone release of glucagon-like peptide 1(GLP-1), peptide YY (PYY) and up-regulated genes expression of proglucagon gene (GCG), PYY; (3) decreased lipid accumulation, down-r...
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In honor of Veterans Day in the USA, DiabetesMine looks at dangers military veterans with diabetes may be facing at the VA.
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A1c was reduced significantly more with oral semaglutide versus empagliflozin in a comparison of the type 2 diabetes drugs, but the former still lacks evidence of CV efficacy.Medscape Medical News
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Investigational drug impacts hunger and reduces weight in two small, preliminary trials in patients with obesity caused by two rare genetic mutations; agent may have wider uses, says an expert.Medscape Medical News
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A unique photo exhibit highlights the additional struggles homeless people with diabetes face.
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According to a study presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Brighton, bariatric surgery in obese patients over the age of 65 can lead to successful weight-loss and diabetes control.iNews
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According to study published in theJournal of Cystic Fibrosis, a bionic pancreas with a glucose monitoring system, linked to a smart phone app, may help control blood sugar levels in cystic fibrosis-related diabetes.Speciality Medical Dialogues
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Hypoglycemic episodes in patients with type 2 diabetes increase risk of sudden cardiac arrest and ventricular arrhythmia, according to a study published inDiabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews.Speciality Medical Dialogues
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[Capital FM] Nairobi -Over 10 million Kenyans risk going blind with the rise of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes.
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