Machine Learning Models Can Predict Gestational Diabetes
THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2021 -- Machine learning (ML) models are highly accurate for predicting gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in early pregnancy in a Chinese population, according to a study published online Dec. 22 in the Journal of Clinical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prevention of Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus – The Importance of Lifestyle Prevention of Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus – The Importance of Lifestyle
Lifestyle interventions that improve fitness and promote weight loss over the long term can modify heart failure risk in patients with this condition.ACC.org (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Comorbid depression cost driver in diabetes mellitus in Germany
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - January 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Long-term effects of gestational diabetes on bone mineral density and fracture risk: analysis of the Norfolk cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC-Norfolk) population-based study - Ahmeidat A, Bhattacharya S, Luben RN, Khaw KT, Myint PK.
This study aims to investigate the association between a history of GDM and bone mineral density (BMD), fractures, and falls in later life. STUDY DESIGN: We used data fro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Zydus Cadila receives DCGI nod for NAFLD drug Saroglitazar Mg in India
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a progressive disease of the liver, which starts with fat accumulation in the liver in patients who do not consume alcohol or take it in insignificant amounts, but have risk factors such as overweight or obesity, diabetes mellitus (high blood sugar), hypertension (high blood pressure) or dyslipidemia (abnormal blood lipids). (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Generic of Drug Used to Treat Severe Hypoglycemia
The FDA has approved the first generic of glucagon for injection for the treatment of severe hypoglycemia (very low blood sugar), which may occur in patients with diabetes mellitus. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - December 28, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Prepping safety tips: How to survive in a post-SHTF world if you have diabetes
(Natural News) Diabetes, or diabetes mellitus, is a condition that prevents the body from properly using the energy derived from food. As a result, diabetic patients have abnormally high blood sugar. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 34 million Americans have diabetes while another 88 million people are at risk of the disease.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccines information for patients with endocrine conditions and diabetes mellitus
We have released astatement containing information on COVID-19 vaccines for patients with endocrine conditions and diabetes mellitus.The statement advises patients on where to find relevant information and addresses concerns about taking the vaccine with these conditions.Read the full statement (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Liberia: WHO Ups Access to Life-Saving Treatment for Diabetes Mellitus
[WHO] On behalf of Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, the WHO Country Office in Liberia on 1st September 2020 donated a consignment of Human Insulin and Glucagen to the government to increase access for the treatment of Diabetes Mellitus in Liberia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 7, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Risk for Fatal Cardiovascular Events High in Many T2DM Patients
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2020 -- About half of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have a very high risk for fatal cardiovascular (CV) events, according to a research letter published online Nov. 13 in the European Journal of Preventive... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Protein commonly screened for in pregnancy is linked to gestational diabetes
(University of Massachusetts Medical School) Laboratory research and analysis of epidemiological data by Silvia Corvera, MD, and Tiffany Moore Simas, MD, MPH, MEd, and colleagues show that low levels of a protein commonly seen in screening tests for chromosomal disorders during the first trimester of pregnancy is associated with adipose tissue remodeling, glucose resistance and gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnant women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Consumer Health: 10 ways to avoid complications of diabetes
November is National Diabetes Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about preventing and treating diabetes. Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar. The underlying cause of diabetes varies by type. But no matter what type of diabetes you have, it can lead to excess [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 30, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What is gestational diabetes?
November is National Diabetes Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about preventing and treating diabetes. Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar. The underlying cause of diabetes varies by type. But no matter what type of diabetes you have, it can lead to excess [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 29, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

COVID pandemic underlined importance of integrated healthcare system: Jitendra Singh
Jitendra Singh, a renowned diabetologist, said that even during the pre-COVID era, it was proven with evidence that in the treatment of non-communicable diseases like Diabetes-Mellitus, the dose of insulin or oral anti-diabetic drugs could be brought down with the adjuvant practice of certain 'yoga asanas' and lifestyle modifications available in naturopathy. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - November 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What are Potential Problems Associated with Helicobacter pylori?
Discussion Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a microaerophilis, spiral bacterium that is a prevalent human pathogen. How this infection affects individuals is different in adults and children. Overall seroprevalence rate in children world-wide was estimated to be ~33%, but this seroprevalence rate is decreasing in the developed world for both adults and children. It is acquired in childhood and can persist through colonization throughout life if untreated. Fortunately, it often is asymptomatic and generally does not cause serious disease in children. Some serotyping data shows that within families children acquire it more...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 23, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Ghana: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
[Ghanaian Times] I will continue from where I left off last week. There is lot that can be done to prevent or delay diabetes even if one has the risk factors. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980. The global prevalence of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the adult population. This reflects an increase in associated risk factors such as being overweight or obese. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Alcohol, tobacco and diabetes
November is National Diabetes Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about preventing and treating diabetes. Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar. The underlying cause of diabetes varies by type. But no matter what type of diabetes you have, it can lead to excess [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 17, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Glucose-lowering drugs and fracture risk-a systematic review - Al-Mashhadi Z, Viggers R, Fuglsang-Nielsen R, De Vries F, van den Bergh JP, Harsl øf T, Langdahl B, Gregersen S, Starup-Linde J.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated with increased fracture risk. The aim of this systematic review was to examine the effects of different classes of glucose-lowering drugs on fracture risk in patients with type 2 DM. The heterogeneity... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

sdLDL and HDL Phospolipid Content in Patients With CAD sdLDL and HDL Phospolipid Content in Patients With CAD
This study evaluated the phospholipid profile in total plasma, non-HDL, and HDL fractions in patients who had coronary artery disease, with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus.Laboratory Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Obesity and the ageing brain: what are the risks?
The relationship between obesity and cognitive function is becoming clearer. Mid-life obesity has been cited as a significant risk factor for Alzheimer ’s disease and vascular dementia in later life and this risk is reported to be independent of comorbidities. Obesity is however, associated with many comorbidities known to adversely impact cognitive function such as Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia, and insulin resistance. Type 2 diabetes has been associated with impairments across a wide range of cognitive domains. Studies in impaired glucose tolerance suggest that pre-diabetes af...
Source: The Nutrition Society - November 10, 2020 Category: Nutrition Authors: Jade Mitchell Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What is a 'diabetes diet?'
November is National Diabetes Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about preventing and treating diabetes. Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar. The underlying cause of diabetes varies by type. But no matter what type of diabetes you have, it can lead [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 4, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence: a risk factor for gestational diabetes - Pheiffer C, Dias S, Adam S.
The early detection and management of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is an important public health goal. GDM, which is defined as a glucose intolerance that develops during pregnancy, affects about 14% of pregnancies globally, and without effective tr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

UEG: Pancreatic CA Down With Bariatric Sx for Obese With DM
FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 -- For patients with diabetes mellitus and obesity, bariatric surgery (BS) is associated with a reduced prevalence of pancreatic cancer compared with no BS, according to a study presented at UEG Week Virtual 2020, held Oct. 11... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The effect of dual-task testing on balance and gait performance in adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review - Omana H, Madou E, Montero-Odasso M, Payne M, Viana R, Hunter S.
BACKGROUND: Individuals with diabetes mellitus (DM) are susceptible to balance, gait and cognitive impairments. Importantly, diabetes affects executive function, a set of cognitive processes critical to everyday cortical function and mobility. Reduced exec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Antiasthmatic Drugs and Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children Antiasthmatic Drugs and Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children
Might the reported increased risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus in children with asthma be due to the use of inhaled corticosteroids or beta-agonists?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Improve patient safety support the name change of diabetes insipidus
We are supporting theThe Pituitary Foundation’s campaign to change the name of diabetes insipidus to‘pituitary insipidus - desmopressin dependent’ (PIDD).The term‘diabetes insipidus’ is very often mistaken for diabetes mellitus by health care professionals (HCPs) and the general public. Although both conditions share the term‘diabetes’, they are completely unrelated and mean very different things.The challenge for diabetes insipidus patients is when they need hospital attention (A&E, surgery, or on a hospital ward). Many HCPs are unaware...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 5, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Effects of preexisting diabetes mellitus on the severity of traumatic brain injury - Tatara Y, Shimada R, Kibayashi K.
Falls and traffic accidents can cause traumatic brain injury (TBI). Assessment of the injury severity is essential to determine the prognosis or the cause of death. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common preexisting disease in elderly adults. We hypothesized t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
FRIDAY, Sept. 25, 2020 -- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with an increased risk for diabetes mellitus (DM) incidence, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, held... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oral Steroids May Raise Risks for Diabetes, HTN, VTE in Children
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 -- Children with current glucocorticoid exposure have increased risks for diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a study published online Sept. 9 in the American Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Loneliness a Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Findings independent of known diabetes risk factors, depression, living alone, social isolation (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 22, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Loneliness a Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 -- Loneliness is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Sept. 15 in Diabetologia. Ruth A. Hackett, Ph.D., from King's College London, and colleagues used data from 4,112 diabetes-free... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A ferry protein in the pancreas protects it from the stress induced by a high-fat diet
(Tokyo Institute of Technology) Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have now uncovered a key mechanism by which pancreatic function is maintained in response to a high-fat diet. A protein present in pancreatic insulin-producing cells protects them from damage under the stress induced by a high-fat diet. As the world increases its intake of high-fat foods and as type 2 diabetes incidence rises as a result, this protein could be a novel therapeutic target for type 2 diabetes mellitus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 16, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Rates, predictors, and mortality of sepsis-associated acute kidney injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Conclusion(s): Risk factors of S-AKI arise from a wide range of sources, making it difficult to predict and prevent this condition. Comorbidities, and certain drugs, are the main risk factors for S-AKI. Our review can provide guidance on the application of interventions to reduce the risks associated with sepsis-associated acute kidney injury and can also be used to tailor patient-specific treatment plans and management strategies in clinical practice. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Helping teens with type 1 diabetes improve diabetes control with MyDiaText
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) Adolescence is a difficult period of development, made more complex for those with Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). The challenges of managing multiple doses of daily insulin administration, blood glucose monitoring, dietary and exercise requirements, can make self-care difficult and complicate outcomes. Adolescents with T1DM often have poorer diabetes outcomes than others, indicating that glucose control is difficult for them to maintain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Epidemiologic Relationship Between Periodontitis and T2DM Epidemiologic Relationship Between Periodontitis and T2DM
This study explored the bidirectional relationship between periodontitis and type 2 diabetes mellitus.BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

The Damaging Consequences of Diabetes Mellitus on Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - August 21, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news

Malawi: Lessons From a Diabetes Clinic in Malawi - Why Everyone Should Follow a Healthy Diet
[The Conversation Africa] Diabetes mellitus is common in Malawi: over 268,000 adults live with the disease, and the number is expected to double in the next 20 years. It's a noncommunicable disease which occurs when the body can't turn food into energy properly. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Watch ISE webinar A Collision of Pandemics: Diabetes Mellitus and COVID-19
Society for Endocrinology members are also members of the International Society of Endocrinology (ISE).The first of the webinar series by the International Society of Endocrinology and the International Society of Nephrology addressed the impact of COVID-19 on patients with Diabetes Mellitus and the association of COVID-19 and kidney disease in those countries hardest hit by the pandemic. The recording is now available to watch online.Find out more  (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 7, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Diabetes and sweets
Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar. The underlying cause of diabetes varies by type. But no matter what type of diabetes you have, it can lead to excess sugar in your blood. Too much sugar in your blood can lead to serious health problems. An [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 30, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Register for webinar on Diabetes Mellitus and COVID-19
Society for Endocrinology members are also members of theInternational Society of Endocrinology Society (ISE).Topic: A Collision of Pandemics: Diabetes Mellitus and COVID-19 Date: 28 July 2020 (Tuesday) Time: 5:00 PM CET Increased morbidity and mortality from COVID-19 in patients with diabetes mellitus have been noted in those countries hardest hit by the pandemic. This webinar will address this association and the optimal management of infected patients with diabetes, with an insight into the management of patients with diabetic kidney disease. Register to reserve your place. (Source: S...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 22, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Fear of falling, lower extremity strength, and physical and balance performance in older adults with diabetes mellitus - Vongsirinavarat M, Mathiyakom W, Kraiwong R, Hiengkaew V.
Fear of falling (FoF) is known to affect the physical activities and quality of life of older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). Many complications of DM, especially ones distressing lower extremity (LE), could lead to increased fall risk and FoF. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Older Age, Black Race, Diabetes Up Hospitalization in COVID-19
WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2020 -- Characteristics that are independently associated with hospitalization for COVID-19 include older age, black race, and having diabetes mellitus, according to research published in the June 17 early-release issue of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lifestyle changes due to lockdown may trigger weight gain and enhanced risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in healthy people
The study showed that 40% of the participants gained up to 5 kg and 16% added 2.1-5 kg. The risk score for diabetes was calculated using BMI. Data was collected online from 100 household members of type 2 diabetes patients in India between the 42nd and 49th days of the lockdown. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - June 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Falls in older people with diabetes: Identification of simple screening measures and explanatory risk factors - Wettasinghe AH, Dissanayake DWN, Allet L, Katulanda P, Lord SR.
AIMS: To identify risk factors for falls in older people with diabetes mellitus (DM) and to develop a low-cost fall risk screening tool. METHODS: Older adults with DM (n = 103; age = 61.6 + 6.0 years) were recruited from diabetic clinics. Demographic, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Diabetes and COVID-19 Link
I have results from my clinic… Three of my diabetic patients went into remission after using hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). Two patients had type 1 diabetes… and another had type 2 diabetes. All three recovered with oxygen therapy. Most mainstream doctors would scoff at the idea… they “know” there’s no cure for diabetes. And to be treated for it with oxygen seems laughable. If you’re a regular reader, you know more about oxygen therapy than 99% of the general public, including most doctors. But the reason diabetes responds so well to oxygen may surprise you… It al...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 29, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr.A.Sears Tags: Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of depressive symptoms in the elderly population diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus - Dziedzic B, Sienkiewicz Z, Le ńczuk-Gruba A, Kobos E, Fidecki W, Wysokiski M.
INTRODUCTION: A sharp rise in the population of elderly people, who are more prone to somatic and mental diseases, combined with the high prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and diabetes-associated complications in this age group, have an impact on the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Early Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Leads to Less Weight Gain
FRIDAY, May 15, 2020 -- Early diagnosis and treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in high-risk women improves gestational weight gain (GWG), according to a study published online April 24 in the Journal of Women's Health. Teresa A.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Preoperative sepsis is a predictive factor for 30-day mortality after major lower limb amputation among patients with arteriosclerosis obliterans and diabetes
Conclusion(s): This study suggests that cases resulting in amputation due to ASO pathology alone might have poor prognosis and that preoperative sepsis can increase perioperative mortality; hence, the decision to amputate must be considered before the development of sepsis. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical teams need to be alert to the extra risks faced by diabetics from COVID-19
(University of Leeds) Doctors need to pay particular attention to patients with endocrine disorders and diabetes mellitus in relation to COVID-19 infections, say leading endocrinologists. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news