Discovery of genetic variants could lead to new weight loss medicines
Around four million people in the UK carry genetic variants that protect them from obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, according to a new paper co-authored by MRC researchers. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - April 19, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The best vegetables for type 2 diabetes
Vegetables are good for anyone, with a rich array of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and plant compounds, but they can especially benefit people with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is when a person cannot control their blood sugar. Find out which vegetables are best for type 2 diabetes, and some tasty ways to eat them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Apps not adequate for managing type 2 diabetes
Smartphone apps used to monitor blood glucose levels and manage type 2 diabetes are not accurate enough to safely control the condition, according to a study published inJAMA.Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 18, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The citrus fruit proven to help lower blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition that causes a person ’s blood glucose level to come too high, and left untreated, serious complications can occur. But eating a healthy diet can help keep blood sugar in check - especially eating a certain citrus fruit. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate Drugs May Raise Diabetes Risk
Proscar and Avodart, prescribed for an enlarged prostate, were tied to an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Diabetes Prostate Gland Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Source Type: news

Family History Impact on Diabetes Control and Complications Family History Impact on Diabetes Control and Complications
Is a family history of type 2 diabetes associated with an increased risk for developing diabetes and more severe disease?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Four foods proven to lower blood sugar and risk of condition developing
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition that causes a person ’s blood sugar level to become too high, and left untreated, serious health complications can occur. One way found to lower blood sugar is to include certain foods in your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most type 2 diabetes apps lack real-time advice on blood sugar management
(This April 16 story modifies headline and paragraphs 1 and 2 to make it clearer that the apps were for patients with type 2 diabetes.) (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Drug 'reduces' risk of kidney failure for type 2 diabetes patients
A landmark clinical trial has provided “renewed optimism” for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, after researchers found a drug reduced the risk of renal failure by almost a third. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 17, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children
Risk of diabetes in a child or teen is nearly doubled if their mother had gestational diabetes Related items fromOnMedica High gluten intake during pregnancy associated with diabetes Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised Early age type 1 diabetes linked to shorter life expectancy than later age diagnosis Diabetes drug use during pregnancy affects child's weight Doctors should regard FGM as child abuse (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 17, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Teprotumumab, Canagliflozin, and Kevin Pho Top AACE Agenda Teprotumumab, Canagliflozin, and Kevin Pho Top AACE Agenda
Graves'ophthalmopathy, type 2 diabetes treatment, social media matters, and much more to be featured at Los Angeles conference.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Apps Designed for People With Type 2 Diabetes Disappoint Apps Designed for People With Type 2 Diabetes Disappoint
Study'demonstrates the immaturity of diabetes apps and missed opportunities to improve care and health outcomes. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Low-Carb Breakfast May Improve All-Day Glucose Control in T2DM
TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 -- A very low-carbohydrate, high-fat breakfast may be a practical and easy way for patients with type 2 diabetes to lower their overall exposure to postprandial hyperglycemia and improve glycemic variability, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The creamy dessert proven to lower blood sugar and prevent the condition
TYPE 2 diabetes causes a person ’s blood sugar levels to become too high and can lead to serious long-term health problems if left untreated. Limiting certain foods is one way to control blood sugar. Another could be to eat more of a certain creamy dessert. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA's Added-Sugar Labeling Policy to Pay Sweet Dividends FDA's Added-Sugar Labeling Policy to Pay Sweet Dividends
The first-of-its-kind study projects striking reductions in cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, coupled with billions in cost savings after implementation of an added-sugar labeling policy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Statins safe for rheumatoid arthritis patients
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis are likely to experience the same level of cardiovascular benefits as other individuals Related items fromOnMedica Lifestyle intervention in type 2 diabetes can have long-term effect Heart disease and stroke deaths plummet in Scotland Brexit could result in thousands of extra CVD deaths CHD and stroke risk seriously elevated with just one daily cigarette Obesity associated with worse mortality and higher CVD risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 16, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Canagliflozin Seems Effective for Patients With T2DM, Kidney Disease
MONDAY, April 15, 2019 -- Canagliflozin is associated with a reduced risk for renal and cardiovascular events for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, according to a study published online April 14 in the New England Journal of Medicine... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA clears Gelesis weight-loss hydrogel pill Plenity
  [Image from Gelesis]Gelesis (Boston) recently announced that it has received FDA clearance for its Plenity weight management prescription drug. The drug is a weight management aid for adults who have a body mass index of 25-40 kg/m2 and is supposed to be used with diet and exercise. It can be used in people with and without comorbidities like hypertension, type 2 diabetes or dyslipidemia. The company says that there is no restriction on how long the drug can be used in weight management. “This FDA clearance is a major milestone for the Gelesis team and our technology, and we are thrilled to be able to bring th...
Source: Mass Device - April 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: 510(k) Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Weight loss Gelesis Inc. Source Type: news

INVOKANA ® (canagliflozin) Significantly Reduces the Risk of Renal Failure in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease in the Landmark Phase 3 CREDENCE Study
(Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Best supplements for diabetes: The plant-based capsules that could help lower blood sugar
BEST supplements for diabetes: Type 2 diabetes causes a person ’s blood sugar levels to become too high, and left untreated it can lead to serious health complications. One way a person’s blood sugar could be reduced is by taking a certain plant-based supplement. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The green vegetable juice proven to regulate blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes is a serious condition which can lead to more serious health problems if left untreated. But one way it can be prevented is to eat a healthy balanced diet. Specific food and drinks have proven particularly effective. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Added Sugars' Label on Foods Could Save Many Lives
MONDAY, April 15, 2019 -- A new Nutrition Facts label that highlights the amount of added sugars in food could prevent nearly 1 million cases of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. The new label, first proposed by the U.S. Food... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 15, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Drug reduces risk of kidney failure in people with diabetes, study finds
(Stanford Medicine) A new landmark clinical trial shows that a drug lowers the risk of kidney failure by a third in people with Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A Diabetes Drug Called Invokana May Prevent or Slow Kidney Disease, a New Study Says
A drug that’s used to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes has now been shown to help prevent or slow kidney disease, which causes millions of deaths each year and requires hundreds of thousands of people to use dialysis to stay alive. Doctors say it’s hard to overstate the importance of this study, and what it means for curbing this problem, which is growing because of the obesity epidemic. The study tested Janssen Pharmaceuticals’ drug Invokana. Results were discussed Sunday at a medical meeting in Australia and published by the New England Journal of Medicine. About 30 million Americans and...
Source: TIME: Health - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MARILYNN MARCHIONE / AP Tags: Uncategorized medicine onetime overnight Source Type: news

effectiveness-analysis-in-diabetic-kidney-disease-and-type-2-diabetes
New post-hoc analysis of EMPA-REG OUTCOME ® examined cost-effectiveness of empagliflozin versus standard of care in a subgroup of people with type 2 diabetes and diabetic kidney disease Empagliflozin, in addition to standard of care, has the potential to improve economic outcomes for people with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease who also have diabetic kidney disease, from a US payer perspective1  Cost effective analysis used modeling and simulations based on subgroup data from EMPA-REG OUTCOME ® to predict clinical events and estimated costs for people with type 2 diabetes and diabeti...
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - April 15, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: One snack proven to lower blood sugar and reduce risk of condition
TYPE 2 DIABETES is a serious health condition that can lead to complications if left untreated. Eating a healthy diet is one way to prevent and control it, and a certain snack alone has been linked to lower incidences of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Adding this ingredient to your meals could lower blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes causes a person ’s blood sugar levels to become too high, and left untreated can lead to more serious health problems. One way to prevent the condition and keep your blood sugar in check is eating certain foods. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Eating more of this type of bean may help to lower your blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes can lead to serious health issues if uncontrolled, so it ’s vital to make appropriate dietary changes to manage the condition. Studies have shown eating beans and pulses may help to keep blood sugar in control, and this particular bean may have the best benefits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts warn of fatty liver disease 'epidemic' in young people
Study finds substantial numbers of young people at risk of liver cancer, diabetes and heart attacksExperts are warning that high levels of fatty liver disease among young people, caused by being overweight, could signal a potential public health crisis.Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is fairly common among older adults, detectable in about a quarter of the population. But a study has found that substantial numbers of 24-year-olds are also affected, putting them at risk of serious later health problems, such as liver cancer, type-2 diabetes and heart attacks.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 12, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Obesity UK news Medical research Diets and dieting Health Society Life and style Science Source Type: news

Best supplements for diabetes - the 99p capsules to prevent high blood sugar symptoms
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent some signs and symptoms of diabetes type 2. Adding these cheap capsules to your daily diet could help to lower your risk of developing diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study shows that vitamin D can help lower your risk of Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) The prospect of developing type 2 diabetes is a frightening one given all that managing the disease entails. For many people, it will involve regular finger prick tests and a host of complications to worry about, including kidney and nerve damage and a higher risk of stroke and heart disease. That’s why preventing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study suggests prostate meds may increase risk for diabetes
A common prostate cancer drug has been linked to type 2 diabetes, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men who take a drug to tackle prostate disease are a THIRD more at risk of type 2 diabetes  
A study by the University of Edinburgh found men with enlarged prostates who are prescribed drugs called 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors to make urination easier are more at risk of the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The best type of tea to prevent blood sugar from rising
TYPE 2 diabetes can lead to serious complications if left untreated, but the condition can be controlled by making dietary changes and cutting down on foods and drinks which are high in sugar. One particular type of tea has been shown to help prevent blood sugar levels from rising. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate medicines linked to type 2 diabetes risk, study suggests
(University of Edinburgh) Men taking medicines to reduce the symptoms of prostate disease may be more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, a study led by the University of Edinburgh and UCL suggests. Researchers say patients should continue to take the drugs, which are commonly prescribed to older men, but warn they may need additional health checks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: One food you should have for breakfast to lower blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition that causes a person ’s blood sugar level to become too high, and if left untreated can result in serious health complications. Eating a certain food for breakfast however could help lower your blood sugar and keep it in check. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Earlier You Develop Type 2 Diabetes, the Greater Your Heart Risks
Title: The Earlier You Develop Type 2 Diabetes, the Greater Your Heart RisksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/10/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - April 10, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Three foods to eat every day to help lower blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition that causes a person ’s blood levels to become too high. Left untreated, it can lead to more serious health problems. A healthy diet can help manage your blood sugar level - in particular eating three specific foods. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People diagnosed with diabetes younger have greater risk of early death
According to research, published inCirculation, patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes under the age of 40 are three times more likely to die from a heart attack or stroke.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 9, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Link identified between corticosteroid cream and diabetes risk
Data, published inDiabetes Care, report on an association between the topical use of corticosteroid and increased risk of type 2 diabetes.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 9, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

The Earlier You Develop Type 2 Diabetes, the Greater Your Heart Risks
TUESDAY, April 9, 2019 -- Young adults and women with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk of developing heart disease -- and dying from it, a new study says. The findings suggest " we need to be more aggressive in controlling risk factors in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - do your eyelids look like this? Hidden signs of high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include feeling very tired, passing more urine than normal, and feeling very thirsty. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar if you have this sign on your skin. Do your eyelids look like this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women with Type 2 diabetes before age of 40 have greatest risk of an early death
Glasgow University experts compared the excess risks of developing or dying from cardiovascular disease in diabetes patients, taking into account how long they have had the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes diagnosis before age 40 linked to increased death risk
When it comes to type 2 diabetes, the earlier a person receives a diagnosis, the higher their risk of having a cardiovascular event, new research shows. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Causality Between NAFLD and Risk of CVD and Type 2 Diabetes Causality Between NAFLD and Risk of CVD and Type 2 Diabetes
This study explores the evidence for a possible causal relationship between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Early T2DM Diagnosis Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Risk
MONDAY, April 8, 2019 -- The cardiovascular risks associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are greater for patients diagnosed before age 40 years, according to a study published online April 8 in Circulation. Naveed Sattar, M.D., Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: This unusual drink may help to lower blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes sufferers are advised to cut down on sugar in order to control the condition, and sugary drinks are no exception. Some drinks can be a lot higher in sugar than you may realise, but this unusual juice may actually help to lower blood glucose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Give us sugar tax funds to cut childhood obesity, councils urge government
Cash stumped up since levy ’s introduction could be used for public health, they argue Related items fromOnMedica Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised UK lagging behind peers on child health Child type 2 diabetes is a ‘wake-up call’ to the nation Act urgently on total junk food ad ban, say doctors and public Doctors urge ban on children buying caffeinated energy drinks (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 8, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Welsh GPs need better understanding of faecal incontinence, finds report
Demand for pelvic floor services likely amid ageing population with multiple conditions Related items fromOnMedica Social prescribing workers to ease GP pressure Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised Public should ask GPs about drugs ’ relative risks and benefits Diagnosis targets unethical says GP Poor diabetes education leading to health complications (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 8, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: This tasty and popular spice may help to lower blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes can be controlled by making certain dietary changes. While this means cutting down on sugar and other unhealthy foods, eating more of other foods can also help to reduce blood glucose levels, such as this popular and tasty spice. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news