What Do Patients with Diabetes Think of Health Coaching?
Brief examines the health coaching model of Harlem-based City Health Works. City Health Works coaches use an evidence-based curriculum and motivational interviewing to educate clients about their chronic disease and help them improve their nutrition, medication adherence, physical activity, stress management, and engagement with primary care providers.
(Reuters Health) - Workers with diabetes who switch to high-deductible health plans that require paying more out-of-pocket for care may be more likely than those who remain in low-deductible plans to delay needed checkups, a U.S. study suggests.
When Alphabetâs Verily Lifesciences plunged into medtech the company took a deep dive. Some collaborations seemed futuristic and others were just natural. However, not all of the collaborations were going to be successful. And so, Verily, the former life sciences division of Google, along with Alcon, Novartisâ eyecare division, are putting the brakes on a plan for its smart lens to detect glucose levels. Brian Otis, PHD, Chief Technical Officer for Verily announced the news in a recent blog posting. âOur clinical work on the glucose-sensing lens demonstrated that there ...
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms aren ’t easy to spot as they don’t necessarily make a person feel unwell. Needing to urinate more often can be one of the signs, but another is feeling itchy in a certain area of the body.
Publication date: February 2019Source: Biomedicine &Pharmacotherapy, Volume 110Author(s): Jannatul Mawa, Md. Atiar Rahman, M.A. Hashem, Md. Juwel HosenAbstractThis research investigated the functional food effect of Leea macrophylla (Roxb.) ex Hornem root extract on pancreatic necrosis in Streptozotocin-induced type-2 diabetes. Prior to animal intervention, Leea macrophylla root extract (LMR) was subjected to GC-MS analysis. Across a three-week intervention of fructose-fed albino model with LMR50, LMR100 and LMR200, the fluid &food intake, body weight changes, weekly blood glucose concentrations and oral glucose to...
CHMP has issued a positive opinion on macimorelin, an oral ghrelin agonist, for use in the diagnosis of adult growth hormone deficiency.Medscape Medical News
Diabeloop, a company based in Grenoble, France, won the European CE Mark of approval for its DBLG1 blood sugar management system for type 1 diabetics. The system combines data gathered from a continuous blood glucose monitor and smart algorithms to d...
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms aren ’t easy to spot as they don’t necessarily make a person feel unwell. Needing to urinate more often can be one of the signs, but another is itching in a certain area of the body.
Conditions: Vitamin B1 Deficiency; Thiamine Deficiency Interventions: Drug: Trimethoprim; Drug: Metformin; Dietary Supplement: Vitamin B1 Sponsors: University of California, San Francisco; Tufts University; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK); University of California, Davis Not yet recruiting
Condition: Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Interventions: Dietary Supplement: Water; Dietary Supplement: Non-alcoholic beer Sponsors: Universidade do Porto; CINTESIS - Centre for Health Technology and Services Research; NOVA Medical School, NOVA University of Lisbon Recruiting
Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Interventions: Drug: MEDI0382; Drug: Placebo Sponsor: MedImmune LLC Not yet recruiting