PodMed – Week of August 28, 2017

This week’s topics include advance directive impact, approval of high risk medical devices by FDA, maintenance of certification for physicians, and cardiovascular disease impact of a new agent for type 2 diabetes. Program notes: 0:37 Positive impact of advance directives 1:34 78% died in their chosen location 2:34 Achieving what the patient wants with regard […]
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Weekly Health News - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: All Podcasts Death and Dying Diabetes Patient Care PodMed Safety Source Type: podcasts

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In conclusion, Chinese postmenopausal women with T2DM had a similar risk of incident VFs, but a significantly higher risk of incident non-VF, compared to women without DM. Higher BMI did not modify the effect of T2DM on risk of VFs, but it increased the association be tween T2DM and risk of non-VFs. LS BMDT-score was similarly and negatively associated with VF risk in T2DM and non-DM women and appear to be useful for clinical evaluation of VF risk.
Source: Calcified Tissue International - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Source: Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Source Type: research
The evidence is clear. Bariatric surgery provides wide-ranging benefits to adolescents with obesity and type 2 diabetes, says Dr Louise Baur.Medscape Diabetes &Endocrinology
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news
Conditions:   Type 2 Diabetes;   Diabetic Nephropathy Intervention:   Drug: SGLT2 Inhibition Sponsor:   Zhongshan Hospital Xiamen University Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Obesity;   Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2;   Insulin Resistance Intervention:   Other: Methylation status Sponsor:   University of Arizona Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Childhood Obesity Intervention:   Behavioral: Evaluation of whiteboard videos Sponsors:   The Hospital for Sick Children;   University of Ottawa Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
TYPE 2 diabetes requires a person to revise their dietary decisions in a bid to control their blood sugar levels. Fortunately, certain foods have been shown to keep blood sugar levels in check, including a certain vegetable.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
A new study from the University of Geneva, in Switzerland, found having a fatty liver might be another cause of type 2 diabetes because it can produce glucose on its own.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The Metabolic Syndrome may be tentatively defined as the clustering of several metabolic risk factors in the same individual. A progressively higher number of children and adolescents is affected by this syndrome worldwide, mainly as a consequence of the constant increase of the prevalence of obesity and sedentary habits. As obesity, the chance that the metabolic syndrome traks into adulthood is high. Moreover, the evidence of an association between the duration of the exposition to metabolic risk factors and morbidity and mortality justifies early treatment and prevention of the metabolic syndrome in both children and ado...
Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
AbstractHeart failure is one of the major cardiovascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and increases the risk of morbidity and mortality. Although active management for heart failure is needed in patients with T2DM, traditional treatment and some new class of antihyperglycemic drugs, such as glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists or dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors, could not reduce the risk of heart failure. Recent major trials demonstrated sodium –glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors improve prognosis of T2DM patients through prevention of heart failure. Both heart failur...
Source: Journal of Echocardiography - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
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