FDA approves Eli Lilly's Trulicity to reduce cardiovascular risks in type 2 diabetic patients
Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Trulicity for reducing cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetic patients. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sticking With Meds Lowers Lupus Patients' Diabetes Risk
FRIDAY, Feb. 21, 2020 -- Taking their medications as prescribed significantly lowers lupus patients'risk of developing diabetes, a new study finds. Type 2 diabetes is a common complication of lupus, an autoimmune disease that can cause damaging... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

HbA1c Levels Lower in Older, Multimorbid Patients With T2DM
FRIDAY, Feb. 21, 2020 -- A higher proportion of older and multimorbid patients with type 2 diabetes achieve low hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in BMJ Open Diabetes Research& Care. Rozalina G. McCoy,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What happens to the liver when you drink alcohol? For one, it loses its ability to protect against cancer
(Natural News) Adipokines are cell signaling proteins produced by adipose tissue (fat). These “circulating hormones” facilitate communication between various organs, such as the brain, liver and muscles. Dysregulation of adipokines, which also mediate inflammation, has dire consequences and is associated with serious health problems like obesity, cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes. In a recent study, researchers from the Medical... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Longer Breastfeeding, Lower Type 2 Risk After Gestational Diabetes Longer Breastfeeding, Lower Type 2 Risk After Gestational Diabetes
Women with a history of gestational diabetes who breastfed for 2 years or longer had a 27% lower risk of type 2 diabetes than those who did not, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes prevention week: pre-order your free toolkit
Type 2 diabetes prevention week will take place from 20 to 26 April. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New Real-World Data Show that Abbott's FreeStyle Libre System Delivers Positive Health Outcomes for People with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
- Data at ATTD reinforce and add to a growing body of clinical research and real-world evidence from users of the FreeStyle Libre system around the world (Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - February 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Glycemic Control in T2DM Worse With Refusal of Insulin Therapy
THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 -- For individuals with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes, those who decline insulin therapy have worse glycemic control, according to a study published online Feb. 20 in Diabetic Medicine. Alexander Turchin, M.D., from Brigham... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: A certain sensation could signal the chronic health condition
TYPE 2 diabetes is a growing health issue in British society. It's when there's too much sugar in the blood and, left unmanaged, it can - and does - lead to potentially fatal incidences. What sensation could indicate you have the health condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Striking Paradox' of Misaligned Diabetes Treatment Could Harm'Striking Paradox' of Misaligned Diabetes Treatment Could Harm
"The paradox and misalignment of treatment intensity with patients'needs is really striking," says the lead author of a national study of adults with type 2 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - February 19, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Renal Effects of SGLT2 Inhibitors: An Update Renal Effects of SGLT2 Inhibitors: An Update
SGLT2 inhibitors are commonly used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, but what do we know about the renal effects of these drugs?Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

AHA News: Domestic Abuse May Do Long-Term Damage to Women's Health
TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Women who experience domestic abuse may be more likely to develop heart disease, stroke and Type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. The British study, published this week in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors Protect the Heart
TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- Sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors protect against cardiovascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a review published in the Feb. 4 issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association. Clare... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Three signs to look out for on your skin linked to the condition
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms are always obvious because they don't necessarily make a person feel unwell. But if the condition is left untreated, serious complications can occur. Skin problems can particularly affect people with diabetes, so what should you be looking out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Best bread to choose if you want to lower blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes is a common condition which affects a person's blood glucose control, but left untreated serious health complications can occur. Carbohydrates can affect blood glucose levels, so when it comes to the one of the nation's favourite carbs, bread, which type is the best to choose? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Adding this green powder to your meals could lower your blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that requires careful monitoring to stave off the risks posed by rising blood sugar levels. Sugar can wreak havoc on blood sugar management, but a natural sugar substitute has been shown to have a positive impact on blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: This sign in your stomach could signal the chronic condition
TYPE 2 diabetes is a growing health problem in the UK. High levels of blood sugar can contribute to many health complications. But what are the signs your body is struggling? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Are accidents leaving their mark for longer? Watch out for this
TYPE 2 diabetes is an ever-growing health problem. One in three people find out they're already suffering from health complications because of the disease by the time they're diagnosed. Don't wait too long - find out the symptoms now. One sign of the condition to note is linked to how quickly your cuts and wounds heal (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bon voyage! Study suggests taking vacations helps boost heart health
(Natural News) Statistics indicate that around a quarter of all adults have a condition known as metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors associated with an elevated risk of Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and stroke. The risk of metabolic syndrome increases with age, and lifestyle issues like not exercising enough, smoking and carrying extra... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding may reduce type 2 diabetes risk among women with gestational diabetes, NIH study suggests
The researchers analyzed data from a long-term study of risk factors for chronic diseases in women. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

2002 to 2015 Saw Increase in Incidence of Diabetes in Youth
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 -- From 2002 to 2015, there was a constant increase in the incidence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes among youth, according to research published in the Feb. 14 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trends in Incidence of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Among Youths - Selected Counties and Indian Reservations, United States, 2002-2015
The number of new cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in U.S. children and adolescents increased at constant rates from 2002 through 2015, and the rates of increase were generally higher in racial/ethnic minority populations than in whites. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Children's Health Diabetes MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Youth Health Type 2 Diabetes Source Type: news

Genetic profile may predict chance of type 2 diabetes among women with gestational diabetes
Researchers followed women before, during and after pregnancy and captured data on their health later in life. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Diabetes Among U.S. Young, Especially Asians, Continues to Climb
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 -- Diabetes among U.S. youths continued to rise from 2002 to 2015, especially for Asian children and teens, a new study says. Researchers analyzed type 1 and type 2 diabetes among 5- to 19-year-olds. They found rates were... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes warning: Dr Dawn Harper says those with condition 'may have no symptoms'
TYPE 2 diabetes is a worldwide epidemic. Everyday more and more people are being diagnosed with the lifelong condition. However, many are unaware they have the condition and are putting their lives at risk ignoring some of the common signs. Dr Dawn Harper from Embarrassing Bodies spoke exclusively to Express.co.uk revealing the symptoms of type 2 diabetes to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The exotic ‘superfood’ proven to control the chronic condition
TYPE 2 DIABETES is a condition which affects a person's blood glucose control and often develops after regularly eating a poor diet. When it comes to controlling and preventing the condition making changes to what you eat and including a certain ‘superfood' in your diet could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yale study adds to evidence of diabetes drug link to heart problems
(Yale School of Public Health) A new study published by The BMJ adds to evidence that rosiglitazone -- a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes -- is associated with increased risk of heart problems, especially heart failure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lupus patients who take their medications lower their diabetes risk
(University of British Columbia) Patients with lupus who take their medications as prescribed have much lower odds of developing type 2 diabetes, a common complication of the disease, finds a new study from the University of British Columbia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New report shows Britons with Type 2 diabetes are 50 per cent more likely to pass away prematurely
Britons with the type 2 form - which is linked to lifestyle and obesity - are 50 per cent more likely to die prematurely than those without the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes cases in Scotland 'up by 40% in 10 years'
The number of people diagnosed rose from 190,772 to 267,615 between 2008 and 2018, a study by Diabetes Scotland shows. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wales has the UK ’s highest prevalence of diabetes
Total for UK now over 4.8 million including undiagnosed cases – predicted to reach 5.3 million by 2025, warns Diabetes UK Related items fromOnMedica Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised Child type 2 diabetes is a ‘wake-up call’ to the nation Put children ’s health, not private profits, at heart of policy Diabetes will soon cost NHS £16.9bn Scotland reveals target of halving child obesity by 2030 (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 11, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Testosterone levels causally affect disease risk
Higher levels raised women ’s type 2 diabetes risk but cut men’s risk; and raised risk of some cancers in women and men Related items fromOnMedica CVD mortality much higher among cancer patients Diabetes risk lower with high intake of fruit and veg NHS must improve access to screening to save lives Night shifts worsen diabetes risk for unhealthy women Higher cancer risk from chronic diseases (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 11, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Testosterone Has Different Effect in Men and Women
In women, testosterone may increase the risk for type 2 diabetes, while in men it lowers that risk. But high levels of testosterone increase the risk for breast and endometrial cancer in women and prostate cancer in men, the researchers reported. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women with high testosterone levels 37% more likely to get type 2 diabetes - but risk in men REDUCED
Women with genetically higher testosterone have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but men have a 14 per cent reduced risk, the Cambridge study found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Testosterone Levels Exact Different Health Tolls in Men and Women
MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 -- High levels of the sex hormone testosterone may trigger different health problems in men and women, a new study reveals. In women, testosterone may increase the risk for type 2 diabetes, while in men it lowers that risk.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: The sign on the skin that could signal the chronic condition
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms aren't always obvious and many people may not realise they have the condition because symptoms don't necessarily make people feel unwell. But if the condition is left untreated, serious conditions can occur. One sign to look out for is on a person's skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for type 2 diabetes: Three of the best to help lower your blood sugar
BEST SUPPLEMENTS for type 2 diabetes: Diabetes has become a global health epidemic. It's estimated there are around 415 million people living with diabetes with the real problem being that many of those people are unaware they even have the condition. What three supplements have been proven to help lower a person's blood sugar level? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: I'm slim - so how can I be diabetic?
When it comes to type 2 diabetes, we need to stop thinking about weight. While we associate the condition with obesity, it is really related to fat around and inside our organs, writes DR ELLIE. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Sign in your fingernails that could signal the chronic condition
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms include fatigue and unexplained weight loss, but there is another warning sign you should look out for - your fingernails. Here's the symptom you shouldn't ignore. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Visceral fat increases risk for cognitive decline in adults with diabetes
According to a study published inClinical Obesity, large amounts of visceral fat may increase risk for cognitive decline in adults with type 2 diabetes.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 7, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes drug may increase risk of cardiovascular complications
According to a study published inThe BMJ, Rosiglitazone, a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, may increase the risk of cardiovascular complications.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 7, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Best drink to lower blood sugar - and other natural remedies to help
TYPE 2 diabetes can send blood sugar levels skyrocketing. Left uncontrolled for too long, serious health consequences will surface. Dietary advisor, Gudrun Jonsson, recommended a certain drink to lower blood sugar alongside other natural remedies. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Integrating Culture and History to Promote Health and Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities: Traditional Foods Have Become a Way to Talk About Health
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - February 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

VA Tests Keto Diet in Diabetic Patients; Skeptics Raise Red Flags VA Tests Keto Diet in Diabetic Patients; Skeptics Raise Red Flags
The VA has partnered with Virta Health, a startup that has developed a system of remote coaching for people with type 2 diabetes to help them follow the keto diet. Some health experts are concerned.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

FDA Not Recommending Recalls of Diabetes Drug Metformin FDA Not Recommending Recalls of Diabetes Drug Metformin
After lab tests indicated only nondetectable or low levels of NMDA in metformin in the US, FDA says it currently has no plans to recall any such products, which are used to treat type 2 diabetes.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Study finds that statins CAUSE Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) If you’ve ever suspected that certain medical treatments seem to be trading one problem for another, you may be onto something. Case in point: A recent study revealed that people who take statins in hopes of reducing their risk of cardiovascular events could be raising their risk of diabetes in the process. In... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Largest ever evaluation of the cardiovascular risk of rosiglitazone published
Analysis of raw individual patient level data gives more accurate picture of drug ’s link to heart problems Related items fromOnMedica People on statins at greater risk of skin infections and diabetes Adding insulin to metformin linked to higher mortality Vitamin D does not reduce kidney damage in type 2 diabetes Raised risk of MI and mortality when starting sulfonylurea Use of DPP-4 inhibitors associated with increased risk of IBD (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 6, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Menopause Hormone Therapy Found to Delay Type 2 Diabetes Menopause Hormone Therapy Found to Delay Type 2 Diabetes
An expert reviews the evidence of the effects of hormone therapy on the development of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: How often do you grab a drink? Sign you could have the condition
TYPE 2 diabetes needs to be under control, otherwise health complications arise. But to manage the condition well, you need to know if you have it first. Take note of how many times you grab a drink to spot one major early symptom. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does abdominal fat affect the cognitive function of older adults with diabetes?
(Wiley) Higher levels of abdominal fat were linked with reduced cognitive function in a Clinical Obesity study of older Asians with type 2 diabetes -- even in individuals with normal weight. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news