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.
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A study of modern hunter-gatherer groups found that they exhibit generally excellent metabolic health while consuming a wide range of diets.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Obesity Diet and Nutrition Weight Diabetes Hadza Tribe Exercise Eating Disorders Calories Carbohydrates Source Type: news
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?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news
A new review of existing research examines the effect of the gut bacteria composition on the effectiveness of type 2 diabetes medications.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news
Sura Al Zoubi, Jianmin Chen, Catherine Murphy, Lukas Martin, Fausto Chiazza, Debora Collotta, Muhammad M. Yaqoob, Massimo Collino, Christoph Thiemermann
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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.
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
(MedPage Today) -- BP reduction not the only effect observed in small non-diabetic cohort
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news
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...
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Diagnostics Exclusive Medicine Pathology Source Type: blogs
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