What to Know About Peripheral Artery Disease —and Its Connection to Diabetes
When we think of clogged arteries, most of us think about the heart. “But buildup of fatty plaques can happen in any artery, including those that carry blood away from the heart,” says Dr. Samuel Kim, a preventive cardiologist and lipidologist at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York. The arteries that branch out and feed into our arms and legs make up the bulk of what we call peripheral arteries. And the narrowing in these vessels is referred to as peripheral artery disease (PAD), a common condition in which the legs or arms don’t receive sufficient blood flow. “Interestingly, arteries in our legs and...
Source: TIME: Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lala Tanmoy Das Tags: Uncategorized Disease freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

From the archive: Are western lifestyles causing a rise in autoimmune diseases? | podcast
Could the food we eat and the air we breathe be damaging our immune systems? The number of people with autoimmune diseases, from rheumatoid arthritis to type 1 diabetes, began to increase around 40 years ago in the west. Now, some are also emerging in countries that had never seen the diseases before.In this episode from January 2022, Ian Sample speaks to the genetic scientist and consultant gastroenterologist James Lee about how this points to what western lifestyles might be doing to our health, and how genetics could reveal exactly how our immune systems are malfunctioningArchive: King 5 News, WXYZ Channel 7Continue rea...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 11, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Ian Sample, produced by Madeleine Finlay, sound design by Axel Kacouti é, and the executive producer was Max Sanderson Tags: Science Biology Genetics Source Type: news

Januvia's Nitrosamine Contamination; COVID & Type 1 Diabetes; Vegans Who Lift
(MedPage Today) -- Some samples of the type 2 diabetes medication sitagliptin (Januvia) were found to be contaminated with nitrosamine; to avoid a shortage, the FDA is allowing Merck to temporarily distribute sitagliptin containing Nitroso-STG... (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - August 10, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Meet a Champion Climber With Type 1 Diabetes Meet a Champion Climber With Type 1 Diabetes
' When I was told that I could keep competing, a switch flipped for me and I made a decision that nothing would hold me back. 'WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 10, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Meet a Champion Climber with Type 1 Diabetes
Managing type 1 diabetes is never easy. But if you ask 16-year-old climbing star Katie Bone, she’ll tell you that she will never let this disease get in the way of her goals. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SARS-CoV-2 Infection Not Linked to T1DM-Related Autoimmunity
TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 -- There appears to be no association between severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection and autoimmunity related to type 1 diabetes development in children and adolescents, according to a research... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 9, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Months after celebrating its first exit, CinRx invests $10M in newest portfolio company
A Cincinnati-based portfolio company that celebrated a massive exit earlier this year has invested millions to accelerate development of a new treatment option for people with Type 1 diabetes. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 9, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

The Long, Long Wait for a Diabetes Cure
A documentary captures the desperation and frustration of Type 1 diabetes patients in a clinical trial. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Jacobs Tags: Diabetes Clinical Trials Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Documentary Films and Programs Insulin Research ViaCyte Inc Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc Source Type: news

Mental Health Issues Can Plague Families of Kids With Type 1 Diabetes
FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2022– Kids with type 1 diabetes and their closest relatives are more likely to experience mental health issues than people without the disease, Swedish researchers report.“Many clinicians assume intuitively that... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mental Health Issues Can Plague Families of Kids With Type 1 Diabetes
Title: Mental Health Issues Can Plague Families of Kids With Type 1 DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/5/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/5/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - August 5, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

A Brighter Future for Those With Type 1 Diabetes A Brighter Future for Those With Type 1 Diabetes
Aaron Kowalski, PhD, shares his personal and professional perspective on new technology for those with type 1 diabetes and his hope for the future.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 3, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Glucose monitors for all Type 1 diabetes patients
Patients in England with Type 1 diabetes will now be eligible for continuous glucose monitors after the health service secured a new deal. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 3, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Neuropathy Drives Hypoglycemia Cluelessness in T1D Neuropathy Drives Hypoglycemia Cluelessness in T1D
People with type 1 diabetes may be unaware of hypoglycemia episodes because of peripheral neuropathy, while insulin pump use and higher problem-solving perception each linked with improved awareness.First Look (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - August 1, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Daily Insulin Dose Tied to Cancer Risk in Patients With T1DM
MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2022 -- Daily insulin dose is associated with cancer risk among individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1D), according to a research letter published online July 28 in JAMA Oncology. Wenjun Zhong, Ph.D., from Merck Research Labs in West... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High Daily Insulin Doses Might Up Cancer Risk Years Later
(MedPage Today) -- People with type 1 diabetes on higher daily doses of insulin faced a higher cancer risk, researchers found. Daily insulin dose was significantly linked with a higher risk for cancer (HR 4.13, 95% CI 1.13-15.17) after adjustment... (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - July 28, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news