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Medical News Today: Are apples good for diabetes?
A person with diabetes must monitor the carbohydrate and sugar in their diet. Although apples contain these compounds, they are a healthful choice for people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. In this article, find out the effects of apples on blood sugar and insulin levels, plus other fruits to eat for diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Diabetes blood test 'could mean end to daily insulin jabs'
Doctors in Edinburgh say a simple blood test has identified previously unrecognised variations in Type 1 diabetes. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novo Nordisk increases commitment to stem cell-based therapies
Novo Nordisk today announced an increased commitment to stem cell-based therapies and an expansion of the focus on type 1 diabetes into other serious chronic diseases. This has been made possible through an exclusive collaboration with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in which a first milestone in the development of human embryonic stem cell lines has been reached. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Novo Nordisk Business and Industry Source Type: news

Dual-Hormone System May Lower Time in Hypoglycemia in T1DM
TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 -- For physically active adults with type 1 diabetes, the addition of glucagon delivery to a closed-loop system using wearable sensors with automated exercise detection is associated with reduced hypoglycemia, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes: Eat THIS MUCH fish a week to help treat the condition
DIABETES symptoms include increased hunger and thirst, unexplained weight loss and feeling tired. Type 1 diabetes appears in early life whereas type 2 diabetes develops later. You should eat this much fish if you suffer from the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes warning - why you should never ignore an unquenchable thirst
DIABETES type 2 and type 1 symptoms include fatigue, unexplained weight loss and passing more urine than normal. But, you could also be at risk of the high blood sugar condition if you can ’t shake a feeling of being thirsty, despite drinking lots of water. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 1 diabetic mice treated with engineered human pancreatic cells
Tissue-engineered human pancreatic cells successfully treated mice with type 1 diabetes in a study, showing promise of someday treating men and women. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exceptional Glycemic Control With Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet
TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 -- For children and adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), consuming a very low-carbohydrate diet (VLCD) is associated with exceptional glycemic control, according to a study published online May 7 in Pediatrics. Belinda... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type-1 diabetes improved by low carbohydrate diet
According to a study, published inPediatrics, a very low carbohydrate diet can improve glycaemic control in adults and children with type-1 diabetes.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes type 1 - this diet plan could reverse high blood sugar
DIABETES type 1 symptoms include weight loss, tiredness, and feeling more thirsty than usual. But, this diet plan could help to lower your high blood sugar, scientists have claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-Carb Diet May Benefit People With Type 1 Diabetes: Study
Title: Low-Carb Diet May Benefit People With Type 1 Diabetes: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/8/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - May 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet Beneficial in Type 1 Diabetes Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet Beneficial in Type 1 Diabetes
Patients who self-adopted Dr Richard K. Bernstein's approach achieved near-normal glycemic control without short-term adverse effects, new data show.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

How a Low-Carb Diet Might Aid People With Type 1 Diabetes
Children and adults with Type 1 diabetes who followed a low-carb, high-protein diet had “ exceptional ” blood sugar control and low rates of complications. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANAHAD O ’ CONNOR Tags: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition Carbohydrates Children and Childhood Insulin Source Type: news

Very-low-carb diet shows promise in type 1 diabetes
(Boston Children's Hospital) Very-low-carbohydrate diets can improve blood sugar control in type 1 diabetes, with low rates of hypoglycemia and other complications, according to an online patient survey. The researchers, led by Belinda Lennerz, MD, Ph.D., and David Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D., of Boston Children's Hospital, now call for controlled clinical trials of this approach. Findings were reported in the journal Pediatrics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diabetes: Try this breakfast to slash blood sugar levels
DIABETES can be present at birth, type 1 diabetes, or develop later in life, type 2 diabetes. It is caused by problems with the hormone insulin, meaning the body cannot remove enough sugar from the blood. Treatment often involves lifestyle and diet changes to combat blood sugar levels. You should switch to this breakfast to help control the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Switch to this food to slash blood sugar levels
DIABETES can be present at birth, type 1 diabetes, or develop later in life, type 2 diabetes. It is caused by problems with the hormone insulin, meaning the body cannot remove enough sugar from the blood. Treatment often involves lifestyle and diet changes to combat blood sugar levels. You should switch to this breakfast to help control the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Switch to this yummy food to slash blood sugar levels
DIABETES can be present at birth, type 1 diabetes, or develop later in life, type 2 diabetes. It is caused by problems with the hormone insulin, meaning the body cannot remove enough sugar from the blood. Treatment often involves lifestyle and diet changes to combat blood sugar levels. You should switch to this to help control the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A potential new weapon in the addiction battle: FDA-approved diabetes and obesity drugs
Cocaine and other drugs of abuse hijack the natural reward circuits in the brain. In part, that's why it's so hard to quit using these substances. Moreover, relapse rates hover between 40 and 60 percent, similar to rates for other chronic conditions like hypertension and Type 1 diabetes. University of Pennsylvania behavioral pharmacologist and neuroscientist Heath Schmidt studies how long-term exposure to drugs such as cocaine, nicotine, and prescription opioids affects the brain and how these changes promote relapse in someone who has kicked the habit. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - April 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Implantable islet cells come with their own oxygen supply
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Researchers at MIT and a company, Beta-O2 Technologies, have designed and tested an implantable device for treatment of Type 1 diabetes. The device furnishes islet cells with their own supply of oxygen, carried in a chamber that can be replenished every 24 hours. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Artificial Pancreas Systems for Diabetes Are Works in Progress Artificial Pancreas Systems for Diabetes Are Works in Progress
Meta-analysis confirms efficacy and safety of artificial pancreas, or closed-loop systems, in type 1 diabetes, but overall data are found lacking.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

In-Depth: How digital health is changing marathons
Forty mph winds pelted cold rain against the runners as they approached the Boston Marathon ’s infamous Heartbreak Hill. It was just before this mark that runner Courtney Duckworth’s eyesight started to blur. She couldn’t tell if her senses were warped from the terrible weather conditions or if it was something more serious. Living with Type 1 diabetes, she is used to keeping track o f her health while she runs.    (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Skeletal Muscle Mitochondria Altered in Type 1 Diabetes Skeletal Muscle Mitochondria Altered in Type 1 Diabetes
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Artificial pancreas is effective diabetes treatment
A study, published in theBMJ, suggests that a new artificial pancreas device is a safe and effective treatment for type-1 diabetes.Metro (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 20, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms - five warning signs of type 1 high blood sugar
DIABETES type 1 symptoms can develop very quickly, and include weight loss and blurred vision. These are warning the signs of high blood sugar, and that you should see a doctor. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Artificial Pancreas Treatment Efficacious for Type 1 Diabetes
THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 -- For patients with type 1 diabetes, artificial pancreas treatment is efficacious, increasing the proportion of time spent in the near normoglycemic range, according to a study published online April 18 in The BMJ. Eleni... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Artificial pancreas ‘safe and effective’ for type 1 diabetes, concludes study
System can boost normal blood glucose time by almost 2.5 hours Related items fromOnMedica Continuous glucose monitoring beneficial in type 1 diabetes All pregnant women with type 1 diabetes should be offered continuous glucose monitoring Poor muscle health a complication of type 1 diabetes Overview of type 1 diabetes Artificial pancreas improves glucose control (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Young Adults With T1DM Show Muscle Metabolic Deficiencies
WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 -- Physically active young adults with type 1 diabetes have alterations in mitochondrial ultrastructure and bioenergetics within skeletal muscle, according to a study published online April 18 in Diabetologia. Cynthia M.F.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type-1 diabetes incidence higher around food swamps
According to research published in theJournal of the Endocrine Society, areas with a large amount of fast food restaurants are hot spots of type-1 diabetes.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Add Muscle Weakness as Another Cost of Type 1 Diabetes
WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 -- Poor muscle health may be a complication of type 1 diabetes, even in young people who get plenty of exercise. That's the finding of Canadian researchers who analyzed muscle samples from young adults with and without... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Add Muscle Weakness as Another Cost of Type 1 Diabetes
Title: Add Muscle Weakness as Another Cost of Type 1 DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - April 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Active young adults with Type 1 diabetes have muscle complications: Study
(York University) A new study from McMaster and York universities has found that poor muscle health may be a complication of Type 1 diabetes, even among active twenty-somethings. The researchers found structural and functional changes in the power generation parts of the cell, or mitochondria, of those with diabetes. Not only were the mitochondria less capable of producing energy for the muscle, they were also releasing high amounts of toxic reactive oxygen species, related to cell damage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Poor muscle health a complication of type 1 diabetes
Even active young adults with the disease have mitochondrial changes linked to cell damage Related items fromOnMedica Final piece of type 1 diabetes puzzle solved Overview of type 1 diabetes All pregnant women with type 1 diabetes should be offered continuous glucose monitoring Intensive weight loss can ‘reverse’ type 2 diabetes Five distinct types of diabetes, not just two, suggests study (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nasal glucagon safe for children
According to a study, published inPediatric Diabetes, nasal glucagon is safe for treating hypoglycaemia in children with type-1 diabetes.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 17, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Antioxidant therapy may reduce cardiovascular risk of young women with type 1 diabetes
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) The high estrogen levels that typically afford younger women protection from cardiovascular disease appear to instead multiply their risk if they have type 1 diabetes, researchers say.A new study is examining the blood vessel health of these women during normal estrogen peaks and valleys and seeing whether treatment with over-the-counter supplements can help restore protection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Islet Transplantation for Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Improved Quality of Life Islet Transplantation for Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Improved Quality of Life
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - April 16, 2018 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

CGM With Insulin Injections Could Be Cost-Effective in Diabetes CGM With Insulin Injections Could Be Cost-Effective in Diabetes
Despite higher initial costs, long-term use of continuous glucose monitoring was shown to be cost-effective in patients with type 1 diabetes taking multiple daily insulin injections.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Cost-Effective in T1DM
FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 -- For adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) with suboptimal control despite using multiple insulin injections, continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) seems cost-effective, with improved glucose control, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A 15-Year-Old Girl With Palpitations: USMLE Question A 15-Year-Old Girl With Palpitations: USMLE Question
A 15-year-old with type 1 diabetes mellitus and hypothyroidism presents after an episode of shaking and palpitations. What is causing her symptoms?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Continuous glucose monitors ‘cost-effective’ for diabetes
Continuous glucose monitors improve glucose control and add to quality of life for patients with type 1 diabetes, and are also cost-effective over manual testing with strips, according to US researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 12, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Diabetes type 1: Woman prevented high blood sugar and lost four stone with this cheap diet
DIABETES type 1 symptoms include unexplained weight loss, feeling very tired and passing more urine than normal. This woman prevented high blood sugar by following this cheap diet plan. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teens With Type 1 Diabetes Better Off Having Regular Doc (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Family physician, pediatrician visits tied to reduced risk of DKA (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - April 9, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Glycemic Extremes in T1DM Impact Cognitive Skills in Kids
FRIDAY, April 6, 2018 -- Type 1 diabetes is associated with cognitive dysfunction in children, according to a review published online March 23 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation. Jing He, Ph.D., from Central South University in Changsha,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How to Succeed in the Diabetes Device Space
  Last month, private equity firm Platinum Equity offered Johnson & Johnson $2.1 billion for J&J's LifeScan Inc. blood glucose monitoring unit. This comes after plans to shutter its Animas insulin pump subsidiary. Although J&J plans to close the doors on its diabetes business, other companies thrive…or at least break even. Success in this competitive space takes flexibility, a commitment to the long game and a deeper commitment to the patients themselves. Unfortunately, diabetes devices have plenty of potential customers. More than 100 million Americans now live with diabetes or prediabetes, and mo...
Source: MDDI - April 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Heather R. Johnson Tags: Business Source Type: news

The relevance of GABA for diabetes is highlighted in two new studies
(Uppsala University) Dynamic interactions between the nervous system, hormones and the immune system are normally on-going but in diabetes the balance is disturbed. The two studies published in EBioMedicine by an international research team from Uppsala University highlight the importance of the neurotransmitter beta-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Risk of type 1 diabetes climbs when one population of T cells falls
(Joslin Diabetes Center) Joslin researchers hypothesize that microbes in the gut, where most of the pTreg cell population is switched on, may be responsible for generating Treg cells and thus protecting against the autoimmune attack on pancreatic beta cells that cause type 1 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lilly and Sigilon Therapeutics Announce Strategic Collaboration to Develop Encapsulated Cell Therapies for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes
Sigilon's Afibromer technology will be used to encapsulate insulin-producing cells for the potential treatment of type 1 diabetes Sigilon to receive upfront payment of $63 million and undisclosed equity investment INDIANAPOLIS and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., A... Biopharmaceuticals, Endocrinology, Licensing Eli Lilly, Sigilon Therapeutics, encapsulated cell therapies, diabetes (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tough situation after giving birth for women with type-1 diabetes
(University of Gothenburg) Holding a newborn baby -- and, at the same time, dealing with a blood sugar level that is fluctuating like never before. For some women with type-1 diabetes, the situation right after giving birth is overwhelming, and they need more support, according to research at Sahlgrenska Academy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Insulin Requirement Increases With Parity in Pregnant Diabetics Insulin Requirement Increases With Parity in Pregnant Diabetics
Insulin requirement increases with parity in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes, researchers from Denmark report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Genetic score can identify infants at risk for type 1 diabetes
Researchers have developed a genetic score that can identify infants at risk for type 1 diabetes, according to a study published Tuesday. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For Hard-to-Manage Type 1 Diabetes, Transplant Makes Life Better
Title: For Hard-to-Manage Type 1 Diabetes, Transplant Makes Life BetterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - April 2, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news