FDA approves diabetes drug that also helps with weight loss

The new therapy, a once-a-week shot, appears to be more effective than a popular daily diabetes pill, a study shows
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DIABETES type 1 tends to be detected shortly after birth, and is caused by problems with the production of insulin. Sufferers need to be careful to ensure blood sugar levels don ’t get too high or too low, hypoglycaemia, which can both be life-threatening. If blood sugar levels are low, eating this could help raise them.
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DIABETES type 1 tends to be detected shortly after birth, and is caused by problems with the production of insulin. Sufferers need to be careful to ensure blood sugar levels don ’t get too high or too low, hypoglycaemia, which can both be life-threatening. If blood sugar levels are low, eating this could help raise them.
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CONCLUSION: This meta-analysis was characterized by low heterogeneity, sensitivity, and publication bias, indicating the robustness and reliability of the results. PMID: 30004835 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Immunological Investigations - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Immunol Invest Source Type: research
New research questions whether metabolically healthy obesity — obesity without diabetes, hypertension, or high cholesterol — actually increases mortality.
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Authors: Chen Z, Song F, Sun L, Zhao C, Gao N, Liu P, Ge H Abstract Introduction: Here we intended to investigate the changes in corneal endothelial cells and foveal thickness after phacoemulsification surgery on the eyes of diabetic and non-diabetic cataract patients. Material and methods: A total of 120 cataract patients who were scheduled for phacoemulsification surgery and intraocular lens implantation were recruited and divided into 2 categories according to the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus. Changes in integrity, endothelial cell density (ECD), coefficient of variation (CV), percentage of hexagonal cells...
Source: Archives of Medical Science - Category: General Medicine Tags: Arch Med Sci Source Type: research
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can include unexplained weight loss and feeling very tired. Passing more urine than normal could also be a warning sign of high blood sugar. But, what counts as a normal amount of toilet trips?
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Conclusion: The significant correlations between PAI-1 levels and lipoprotein subfractions indicate the link between PAI-1 and lipid metabolism in obesity. PMID: 30002679 [PubMed]
Source: International Journal of Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Int J Endocrinol Source Type: research
ConclusionThe results suggest that crocin improves the deteriorated cardiac function in diabetic animals by enhancing the heat shock response, inhibiting apoptosis and normalizing autophagy in cardiac myocytes. Thus, treatment with crocin may represent a novel approach for treating diabetic cardiomyopathy.
Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 30 May 2018Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular DiseasesAuthor(s): A. Deng, S. Pattanaik, A. Bhattacharya, J. Yin, L. Ross, C. Liu, J. ZhangAbstractBackgroundThere is a paucity of studies examining the beneficial effects of fish consumption on cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) among adults with diabetes, who experience a substantially high risk of CVDs.Methods and resultsWe analyzed the data of 1136 adults with diabetes mellitus aged 18 years and older who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988–1994, and were followed up through December ...
Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
ConclusionsNo major differences were found between patients with psoriasis receiving biologic drugs as first- or second-line therapy, a finding that provides further evidence of the safety of biologic therapy in patients with psoriasis.ResumenIntroducción y objetivosLa utilización clínica habitual de los fármacos biológicos en el tratamiento de la psoriasis es en segunda línea, es decir, tras el uso previo de un fármaco clásico. Sin embargo, en casos particulares –particularidades del paciente o criterio médico– se realiza la indicación en pr...
Source: Actas Dermo-Sifiliograficas - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
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