Rise in type 2 diabetes in young people in England and Wales
Child health experts say the rise is "alarming" and more should be done to reduce obesity. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Voluntis launches upgraded insulin dosing therapeutic
Voluntis this week launched an upgraded version of Insulia, its digital therapeutic designed to give automated basal insulin dose recommendations and coaching messages for people with Type 2 diabetes. The company touted that its upgraded version of Insulia improves user experience and offers Spanish programming. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Voluntis launches upgraded insulin dosing therapeutic appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - August 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Voluntis Source Type: news

Weight Gain Doesn't Diminish Benefits of Giving Up Smoking Weight Gain Doesn't Diminish Benefits of Giving Up Smoking
Risk for type 2 diabetes rises temporarily for people who gain weight when they quit smoking, but cardiovascular benefit stays steady regardless.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Risk of Death Not Up in T2DM When Risk Factors Within Target
FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 -- Little excess risk of death is seen for patients with type 2 diabetes with five risk-factor variables within target ranges, according to a study published in the Aug. 16 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Aidin... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - why you should never ignore this ‘surprising’ symptom
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss and fatigue. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar if you have this “surprising” sign, it’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moderate carb intake may be best for health and longevity, study finds
Equivalent to 50-55% of energy intake; more or less linked to heightened risk of death Related items fromOnMedica Weight Watchers helped stave off type 2 diabetes Scotland reveals plans to cut impact of type 2 diabetes NHS type 2 Diabetes Prevention Programme exceeds expectations Hospitals in England cutting back on sugary drink/snack sales Low fat vs low carb diet success not linked to genetics (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 17, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetics can reduce risk for cardiovascular disease, study says
People with type 2 diabetes can significantly reduce cardiovascular disease risk with proper treatment and not smoking, according to a study in Sweden. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for diabetes - three of the best capsules for high blood sugar symptoms
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent some diabetes type 2 symptoms, which include weight loss, fatigue and passing more urine than normal. Adding these capsules to your daily diet could lower your risk of the high blood sugar condition ’s symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men, Women, on Very Low-Calorie Diet Lose Weight Differently Men, Women, on Very Low-Calorie Diet Lose Weight Differently
' This method of [rapid] weight loss...should be given serious consideration for people with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes,'says an author of the PREVIEW study. More research is needed to unravel gender differences.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Researchers say that being exposed to cold temperatures for long periods could reduce the risk of obesity and Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) Exposure to cold temperatures for long periods of time was found to reduce the risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Nature Communications. This link between temperature and obesity and diabetes risks is believed to be influenced by the way temperature affects the role of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight Gain After Quitting Smoking May Up T2DM Risk
THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 -- Smoking cessation accompanied by weight gain is linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the Aug. 16 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Yang Hu, from the Harvard T.H. Chan... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Two Strategies for Preventing Diabetes in Minority Patients
THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 -- Recognizing the barriers to care for minority patients with type 2 diabetes could reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes nationwide, according to an article published by the American Medical Association's AMA Wire. Noting... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cardiovascular disease related to type 2 diabetes can be reduced significantly
(University of Gothenburg) Properly composed treatment and refraining from cigarette consumption can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease resulting from type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. In some cases, the increased risks could theoretically be eliminated. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Weight gain after quitting smoking increases a person ’s type 2 diabetes risk by more than 20% 
A study from Harvard University has found that those who gained weight after quitting smoking had a 22 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes in comparison with current smokers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight gain temporarily hikes diabetes risk when smokers quit
(Reuters Health) - Weight gain can be a big concern for smokers who want to quit, and a new study suggests that it raises the odds of developing type 2 diabetes in the first six years after quitting. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lower Their Risk of Health Problems
A growing number of studies suggest that getting a handle on a few key risk factors can bring type 2 diabetes under control. Lowering blood sugar, for instance, reduces the risk of additional health problems, such as heart disease and stroke related to the disease. But most of these studies have focused on studying one risk factor — like blood sugar, cholesterol or blood pressure — at a time. In a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers analyzed what happens to death rates and other health problems when people control up to five known risk factors for type 2 diabetes. The study ...
Source: TIME: Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine Source Type: news

ReShape Lifesciences shares plunge on Q2 release, withdrawn offering
Shares in ReShape Lifesciences (NSDQ:RSLS) have fell 30% today after the weight loss device maker posted second quarter earnings that missed expectations on Wall Street and announced it terminated plans for an upcoming offering. The San Clemente, Calif.-based company posted losses of $35.3 million, or $14.23 per share, on sales of $653,369 for the three months ended June 30, seeing losses grow 415.3% while sales grew 602.1% compared with the same period last year. Losses per share were significantly behind the $1.79 consensus on Wall Street. “We have made a lot of meaningful progress this quarter at ReShape, wit...
Source: Mass Device - August 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat reshapelifesciences Source Type: news

Is Oatmeal Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Oatmeal is a near-universally beloved breakfast. While it has historically been enjoyed across Europe, Russia and the U.S., oatmeal is rapidly gaining popularity in developing countries because of its affordability and its perceived health properties. But is oatmeal really good for you? To answer that question, it’s first important to differentiate among all the different types of oatmeal. There’s steel-cut and rolled, quick-cooking and instant. But all of these terms refer to different methods of preparing hulled oats for cooking. “You can’t eat an unprocessed oat straight from the field,” sa...
Source: TIME: Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Why You Should Watch Your Weight After You Stop Smoking
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 -- There's good news and bad news for smokers who worry about packing on extra pounds when they try to quit. In a new study, quitters who gained a lot of weight faced a higher short-term risk of developing type 2 diabetes,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Half of new diabetes victims are under 35
NEARLY half of newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes patients were aged under 35, a survey reveals. Despite the life-threatening disease most commonly affecting the over-40s, research indicates young people are most at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists find Ayurvedic medicine can help treat Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) Patients with Type 2 diabetics may have a new, natural means of treating their complicated disease. Sri Lankan researchers tested the leaves of the red sandalwood for anti-diabetic properties. They reported that the leaves of this Ayurvedic medicinal plant possess potent anti-diabetic and antioxidant activity. Nine out of every 10 diabetics have Type... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - do you have this feeling in your hands? High blood sugar signs
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can be difficult to spot, and some people may have high blood sugar without even knowing it. Signs of the condition can include a strange feeling in the extremities, including the hands or feet. Are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight gain after smoking cessation linked to increased short-term diabetes risk
(Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) People who gain weight after they quit smoking may face a temporary increase in the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, with the risk directly proportional to the weight gain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Treating Type 2 diabetes with this traditional Thai herbal extract
(Natural News) Mathurameha, also known as Mathura Meha, is a traditional herbal formula used as alternative treatment for people with diabetes in Thailand. In a study published at BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, researchers from Mahidol University have established scientific evidence to back up the formula, confirming its “efficacy and safety” for use in treating Type 2 diabetes. The formula traces... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Java brucea, used in traditional Malay medicine, holds potential as a natural remedy for diabetes
(Natural News) Researchers from the University of Malaya in Malaysia have found a potential treatment for Type 2 diabetes in the Java brucea (Brucea javanica), a plant commonly found in the Malay Peninsula. In the study, which was published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the team evaluated the plant’s anti-diabetic, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory actions using Type 2... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study on aspirin has contradictory results, finding both increased and decreased risks for use in diabetic patients
(Natural News) Based on research that was presented at the American College of Cardiology‘s 67th Annual Scientific Session, individuals who have both Type 2 diabetes and heart failure, and take an aspirin daily, seem to have a lower risk of dying or being hospitalized for heart failure. But surprisingly enough, the data showed that the intake... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - how much water should you drink every day to prevent high blood sugar?
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. Drinking water is an easy way to avoid high blood sugar symptoms, but how much should you be drinking every day? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The balloon to treat women's health issues
Called Revita, the device is already used for type 2 diabetes because the burning process, ablation, burns off cells which have become resistant to insulin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GID Gets 2nd Lease on Life with New Trial
GI Dynamics has won a nod from FDA to begin a pivotal trial of the embattled EndoBarrier, a technology used to treat patients with type 2 diabetes. The pivotal trial could be a significant turning point in the life of the Lexington, MA-based company, which was founded in 2004. The firm has been approved for staged enrollment with initial approval for treatment of up to 67 study participants including 50 EndoBarrier and about 17 control participants. GI Dynamics said it expects to complete enrollment of Stage I of the study during the first half of 2019. “This IDE approval is the result of more than two ye...
Source: MDDI - August 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Implants Source Type: news

GI Dynamics wins FDA nod for pivotal US EndoBarrier trial
GI Dynamics (ASX:GID) said today it won FDA investigational device exemption approval to launch a pivotal trial of its EndoBarrier device designed for treating patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity, pending Institutional Review Board approval. The EndoBarrier device is a plastic gut sleeve designed to prevent the absorption of nutrients from food as it exits the stomach and enters the intestinal tract to treat type 2 diabetes and obesity, the Lexington, Mass.-based company said. The approval is a boon for the company, which has faced a number of hurdles with its device over the past few years, inclu...
Source: Mass Device - August 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Diabetes Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Weight loss GI Dynamics Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Lowers Microvascular Disease Risk
MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 -- Bariatric surgery is tied to lower overall incidence of microvascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a study published online Aug. 7 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Rebecca... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - the one thing you must do after exercising or risk foot problem
DIABETES type 2 patients should exercise to lower their risk of high blood sugar symptoms. But, this is the one thing all diabetics must do after walking, or risk painful foot complications. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers predict risk for common deadly diseases from millions of genetic variants
(Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard) A research team reports a new kind of genome analysis that could identify large fractions of the population who have a much higher risk of developing serious common diseases, including coronary artery disease, breast cancer, or type 2 diabetes. These tests, which use information from millions of places in the genome to ascertain risk for five diseases, can flag greater likelihood of developing the potentially fatal conditions well before any symptoms appear. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 13, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Rid yourself of your junk food cravings by improving the quality of your sleep
(Natural News) Fight your junk food cravings and cut the risk of Type 2 diabetes by getting better-quality sleep. A study presented at the 2018 national meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies revealed that having better-sleep quality might reduce the risk of night-time snacking and slash the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. For... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Married couples share the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) The risk of developing Type 2 diabetes is shared by married couples, a study published in the journal Diabetologia suggested. The study, which was conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Aarhus University in Denmark, found an association between the body mass index (BMI) of one spouse and the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - the one weight loss diet plan that could cause high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making changes to your diet or lifestyle. Following this weight loss diet plan could result in high blood sugar symptoms, scientists have warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ketogenic diet may raise type-2 diabetes risk
According to research, published in theJournal of Physiology, although low-carbohydrate, high-fat diets can reduce weight, they may also decrease glucose tolerance and predispose to developing type-2 diabetes. Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 10, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Here ’s Why a Diverse Diet May Not Be the Healthiest Choice
Most healthy eating advice focuses on eating a variety of foods to ensure you’re sampling from a range of different food groups. That way, health experts say, you’re more likely to get everything that your body needs. But in the latest review of the topic, scientists found that having a diverse diet may not necessarily lead to better health. In a statement published in the journal Circulation, the American Heart Association reviewed the available studies and reported that there is little scientific support for the idea that a varied diet leads to good health outcomes — especially when it comes to lowering...
Source: TIME: Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms - six of the most common signs of high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can be difficult to spot, and some people may have high blood sugar without even knowing it. These are the most common signs of diabetes you should be aware of, including weight loss and going to the toilet more often than normal. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Keto diet: Scientists find link to diabetes risk
A mouse study finds that the liver becomes insulin resistant in the early stages of a ketogenic diet. Insulin resistance raises risk of type 2 diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How red blood cells harm cardiovascular health in diabetes
It takes people with type 2 diabetes longer to recover from cardiovascular injury. They are also more exposed to it. But why? New research investigates. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Healthy Lifestyle With Diabetes Cuts Cardiovascular Risk
THURSDAY, Aug. 9, 2018 -- Greater adherence to an overall healthy lifestyle is associated with a substantially lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) incidence and mortality among adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

PTSD Independent Risk Factor for Obesity
(MedPage Today) -- Obesity mediated the subsequent risk for type 2 diabetes in these individuals (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - August 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Bullous Pemphigoid Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Bullous Pemphigoid
Small increased risk of blistering skin disease seen with some DPP-4 inhibitors, such as vildagliptin and linagliptin, but not others, such as sitagliptin.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Education on insulin use is lacking in doctors
According to research, published inBMC Family Practice, primary care physicians lack appropriate knowledge on the correct use of insulin to treat type-2 diabetes.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 8, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

All it takes is 14 days: Two weeks' worth of exercise significantly improves beta cell function and reduces pancreatic fat in adults with Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) The importance of exercise, especially for people suffering from chronic conditions, should never be downplayed. A study in the journal Diabetologia adds more evidence to that fact, suggesting that people with Type 2 diabetes only need two weeks of exercise to enhance their beta cell function and diminish pancreatic fat. For the study, researchers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - why you should never ignore this ‘unrelenting’ skin symptom
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss, extreme tiredness, and passing more urine than normal. But this “unrelenting” skin symptom could also be a warning sign of the high blood sugar condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Halves Microvascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes Bariatric Surgery Halves Microvascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes
' Such a remarkable decrease in microvascular complications has rarely been demonstrated by any form of diabetes therapy,'write the authors of an editorial accompanying the study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Going to the toilet a lot at this time of day is a key indicator
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can easily go unnoticed, but it ’s important to recognise all the signs as complications, such as kidney problems, can arise. One indicator is going to the toilet a lot, particularly at a certain time in the day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes: Hope for inhibitors against amyloid plaques
(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) Effective therapeutics to counteract the formation of amyloid plaques in Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes are not yet available. Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now come a little bit closer to a solution: They have described a new class of designed macrocyclic peptides that are highly potent inhibitors of amyloid formation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news