Namibia:Women and Diabetes - Our Right to a Healthy Future

[Namibian] DIABETES is a condition that affects more and more Namibians each year, yet very few people are aware of the extent of the problem, hence the Namibia Diabetes Lifestyle Foundation was established in 2012.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news

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A newly developed form of insulin which combines human insulin with fast acting venom insulin produced by sea snails may help improve treatments for diabetes, according to a study published inNature Structural and Molecular Biology.Science Daily
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: This pilot study demonstrated an improved medication reconciliation process with pharmacist involvement, expanding the body of evidence that pharmacists can enhance TOC management in an inpatient setting. These results highlight the utility of a pharmacist in the implementation and refinement of TOC services and provides impetus for a team-based approach when patients experience a TOC. PMID: 32483643 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Southern Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: South Med J Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 2 June 2020Source: Environmental Toxicology and PharmacologyAuthor(s): Dingwen He, Xu Yanjie, Xiong Xi, Changchang Yin, Shuihong Lei, Xigao Cheng
Source: Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology - Category: Environmental Health Source Type: research
This article aims to investigate risk factors associated with mortality in young (
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
ConclusionsA 5-year retrospective analysis reveals the mean prevalence of DR in the population with type 1 and type 2 DM in Poland was rather low.
Source: Acta Diabetologica - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
AbstractIntroductionThe burden of diabetes, its potential complications, and related self-care activities can induce negative psychosocial effects in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). This prospective cohort study investigated the psychosocial benefits associated with 3  months of FreeStyle Libre (FSL) flash glucose monitoring use in young adults with T1DM in Saudi Arabia.MethodsPatients completed the Diabetes Distress Scale (DDS) and the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) questionnaires at baseline and 3  months. HbA1c, number of confirmed hypoglycemia episodes per month, and frequency of blood g...
Source: Diabetes Therapy - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Nocturia impairs quality of life (QoL). We have performed a non-interventional study in which men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) were treated for at least 3 months with tamsulosin oral controlled absorption system (0.4 mg q.d.). Other than observing efficacy and tolerability of this drug formulation, the study was designed to explore the relative roles of number of nocturia episodes and of non-urological causes of nocturia on nocturia-related QoL at baseline and treatment-associated changes thereof. The study enrolled 5775 men seeking treatment of their LUTS. Tamsulosin improved LUTS, e.g. International Prostate ...
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Bigfoot Biomedical hasn't let the coronavirus pandemic stand in the way of bringing its injection-based digitized insulin dosing platform to the U.S. market. If anything, CEO Jeffrey Brewer says the pandemic has "only crystalized the need for medical solutions like ours that facilitate remote care, remote support, and home delivery." The company has raised a total of $55 million to close its series C equity financing. Abbott led the round with support from existing investors, including Quadrant Capital Advisors, Senvest Capital, Janus Henderson, and Cormorant Asset Management, along with n...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Tags: Business R & D Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: SHED combined with HBO therapy was effective for treating type 2 diabetic rats. The underlying mechanism may involve SHED-mediated increase in the proliferation and trans-differentiation of islet β -cells and decrease in pro-inflammatory cytokines and apoptosis of islets.
Source: Clinics - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion FIB4A is a potential marker for early detection of NBNC-HCC in patients with diabetes mellitus. However, further studies are needed to confirm these findings.
Source: European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Hepatology Source Type: research
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