People With Diabetes Forgo Medical Care Due to Costs
Nearly half (45 percent) of Americans with diabetes sometimes do without care because they can't afford it, a new survey reveals.
A study of modern hunter-gatherer groups found that they exhibit generally excellent metabolic health while consuming a wide range of diets.
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could prevent high blood sugar symptoms and signs by drinking tea, it ’s been claimed. But how much tea should you drink every day to avoid diabetes?
President Uhuru Kenyatta signs the Universal Health Coverage charter during the launch of the UHC pilot programme in Kisumu on 13 December 2018. Photo courtesy: PSCUBy Sicily Kariuki and Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 18 2018 (IPS)According to Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, the implementation of UHC is “more a political than an economic challenge”. Of all the Sustainable Development Goals, few would rival good health as the definition of a country that has a sustainable, inclusive, peaceful and prosperous future, and the launch this week of the pilot phas...
A new review of existing research examines the effect of the gut bacteria composition on the effectiveness of type 2 diabetes medications.
Sura Al Zoubi, Jianmin Chen, Catherine Murphy, Lukas Martin, Fausto Chiazza, Debora Collotta, Muhammad M. Yaqoob, Massimo Collino, Christoph Thiemermann
ConclusionsISLs administration during pregnancy appears to be safe and may represent a novel strategy for GDM prevention. In particular, the double administration of MYO 2 g per day may improve the glycemic homeostasis and may reduce GDM rate and preterm delivery rate.
(MedPage Today) -- BP reduction not the only effect observed in small non-diabetic cohort
The objective of this study is to examine factors influencing adiponectin levels in a population with EMD. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional evaluation of 332 patients (18 to 80y) presenting arterial hypertension, pre-diabetes, diabetes, and/or obesity. Investigation included clinical evaluation of comorbidities, general blood tests and adiponectin measures (ELISA). Chronic sleep deprivation was determined if habitual sleep was4 days/week. RESULTS: Arterial hypertension (78.5%), type-2 diabetes (82.3%), and overweight (45.0%)/obesity (38.8%) were frequent. Patients with type-2 diabetes tended to have more chronic sleep d...
At-home lab tests are growing in popularity. While many companies focus on specific tests, such as genetic testing or specific screenings, LetsGetChecked, a company with offices in New York, Dublin, and Toronto, hopes to be a central hub that al...