New Guidelines for Acromegaly Include Advice on PregnancyNew Guidelines for Acromegaly Include Advice on Pregnancy
The US Endocrine Society issues first-ever guidance on management of acromegaly, cosponsored by the European Society of Endocrinology. Medscape Medical News
Chloe Powell, a 26-year-old midwife from Bristol, developed acromegaly because of a benign brain tumour, which made her hands and feet grow uncontrollably, and her facial features swell up.
DIABETES type 2 could be treated by making diet or exercise changes. You can lower your risk of high blood sugar symptoms by making sure you eat these types of cheese, it ’s been claimed.
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DIABETES type 1 is a condition where the body can no longer control blood sugar levels. Diabetes sufferers need to keep monitoring this to avoid blood sugar spikes, or prolonged periods with high blood sugar, and now there is a way to monitor this remotely 24 hours a day with a continuous glucose monitoring device.
FDA expands approval of hybrid closed loop system for monitoring and delivering insulin to pediatric patients as young as 7. #cgm #diabetes #pediatrics #fdaapproval #medicaldevice http://go.usa.gov/xUqgQ pic.twitter.com/wZdrU6tTzf
First continuous glucose monitoring system that includes a fully implantable glucose sensor that can be worn up to 90 days approved today. #cgm #diabetes #fda #medicaldevice https://go.usa.gov/xUqg5 pic.twitter.com/6zs99z2Dlz
Conclusion: Prevalence of GDH was 23.8% (157/660) by ELFA. Toxin prevalence was 9.7% (64/660). Detection rates of C. difficile associated diarrhoea (CDAD) increased with inclusion of NAAT testing by ELFA. PMID: 29922412 [PubMed]
ConclusionsGAM has potential as a biomarker for susceptibility to hypoglycemic episodes.Trail registrationClinicaltrials.gov ID: NCT02690168.
ConclusionGlycemic improvement by probiotics and particularly synbiotic supplements in prediabetic individuals has been supported by current study. However, further studies are required for optimal recommendations in this important area of patient treatment.Trial registrationIranian Registry of Clinical Trials: IRCT201511032321N2, Date registered February 27, 2016.
AbstractPurpose of ReviewCommunity-engaged research (CER), which is characterized by collaborations between researchers and community partners, is a promising approach to bridge the gaps in translating research evidence into care settings and to address health disparities. This review describes CER in investigations focused on pediatric diabetes.Recent FindingsStudies were focused on African American, Hispanic, and Native American youth. Most studies aimed to develop and evaluate preventive interventions for type 2 diabetes. Across studies, the community partners and organizations that collaborated with researchers were di...