NEWS: New Dana RS Insulin Pump Embraces #WeAreNotWaiting Open Design!

A new insulin pump launching outside the United States this week is going where no commercial diabetes product has gone before: it is embracing the do-it-yourself diabetes community by actually including two-way communication capabilities between ...
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Allostasis and allostatic load are new concepts explaining the changes in body stemming from chronic stress. These concepts are explained with the assessment of metabolic, cardiovascular, inflammatory, and neuroendocrine systems. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a chronic disease with the fluctuations in fasting plasma glucose, and also in other various biomarkers and poses a risk forother chronic diseases. The course and duration of the disease, genetic factors, and environmental factors, including nutrition, aggravate these complications. Allostatic load is a multi-system assessment. Individuals’ compliance with th...
Source: Current Nutrition and Food Science - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 November 2019Source: Journal of Functional FoodsAuthor(s): Shigenobu Ina, Aya Hamada, Hanae Nakamura, Yusuke Yamaguchi, Hitoshi Kumagai, Hitomi KumagaiAbstractThe mechanism of the suppressive effect of rice albumin (RA) on postprandial hyperglycemia after glucose loading was investigated. In order to examine if small peptides derived from RA are responsible for prevention of postprandial hyperglycemia, RA was hydrolysed to indigestible high-molecular-weight peptides (HMP) and low-molecular-weight peptides (LMP) by trypsin, HMP and LMP being fractionated by gel-filtration chromatography...
Source: Journal of Functional Foods - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
A national survey of physicians provides insight into the variation in clinical practices regarding the management of pregnant women with subclinical hypothyroidism.Journal of the Endocrine Society
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news
Might plasma steroid profiles have a diagnostic role in the evaluation of subclinical Cushing syndrome?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &Metabolism
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What have we learned about the manifestations and treatment outcomes of MEN1 among children and young adults?Clinical Endocrinology
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TYPE 2 diabetes can seem like a daunting diagnosis because it requires a person to overhaul aspects of their lifestyle to stave off the threat of rising blood sugar levels. Fortunately, making healthier dietary decisions can help to regulate blood sugar levels, and evidence backs drinking a particular tea to do just that.
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AbstractIntroductionOral semaglutide is the first orally administered glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, and has been evaluated in the PIONEER clinical trial program. These trials assessed the proportions of patients achieving single and composite endpoints, encompassing glycemic control [defined in terms of glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c)], weight loss, and hypoglycemia. The present study assessed the cost of control with oral semaglutide versus empagliflozin, sitagliptin, and liraglutide in the US.MethodsFour endpoints were evaluated: (1) HbA1c ≤ 6.5%; (2) HbA1c
Source: Advances in Therapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
AbstractEstimates suggest that there are currently 122.8 million adults 65 –99 years of age living with diabetes, of whom 90–95% are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Over the past two decades, a greater understanding of the complex and multifactorial pathogenesis of T2D has resulted in the development and introduction of new-generation classes of glucose-lowering therapies, which are now extensively endorsed by prevailing guidelines and are increasingly being used worldwide. These newer agents may further assist in the effective pharmacological management of T2D through the provision of patient-center...
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Prednisolone was given to a group of men in a study led by Sapienza University of Rome. Their blood sugar regulation was impaired as a result. It could lead to insulin resistance.
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Abstract Introduction: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is defined as an association between diabetes, hypertension, obesity and dyslipidemia and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Mitral annular calcification (MAC) is associated with several cardiovascular disorders, including coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation (AF), heart failure, ischemic stroke and increased mortality. The CHA2DS2-VASc score is used to estimate thromboembolic risk in AF. However, the association among MAC, MetS and thromboembolic risk is unknown and was evaluated in the current study. Methods: The study group consisted of 94 patients with ...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
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