Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Diabetic ulcers are a visual warning sign of high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 often slips under the radar until high blood sugar levels start to inflict damage. One telltale sign blood sugar levels are out of control is the emergence of diabetic ulcers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metformin Treatment Again Linked to Fewer Deaths From COVID-19 Metformin Treatment Again Linked to Fewer Deaths From COVID-19
The latest of several studies, this time in a very diverse population, shows a striking threefold reduction in deaths from COVID-19 in those taking this leading treatment for type 2 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Mangoes contain powerful compounds that may lower blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes is a prevalent condition whereby a person must stave off the risk of high blood sugar levels. Eating mangoes could help lower blood sugar due to its powerful compounds. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes powerfully associated with premature coronary heart disease in women
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) To understand what factors put younger individuals at higher risk of premature coronary heart disease, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Mayo Clinic analyzed more than 50 risk factors in 28,024 women who participated in the decades-long Women's Health Study. Notably, women under 55 with type-2 diabetes had a tenfold greater risk of having CHD over the next two decades, with lipoprotein insulin resistance proving to be a strong, predictive biomarker as well. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Go Low-Carb for Type 2 Diabetes Remission?
Tough limits on carbohydrates in your meals can help get type 2 diabetes under control -- but the benefits typically wane over time, a new research review shows. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low Carb Diets Boost Diabetes Remission Rates, at Least Short Term Low Carb Diets Boost Diabetes Remission Rates, at Least Short Term
Following a low-carbohydrate diet for 6 months increases type 2 diabetes remission rates by a third, but ongoing support and'convenient solutions'are needed for long-term adherence, says expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Strict Low-Carb Diets Could Push Type 2 Diabetes Into Remission, But Effect Fades
TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2021 -- Tough limits on carbohydrates in your meals can help get type 2 diabetes under control -- but the benefits typically wane over time, a new research review shows. The analysis of 23 small trials found that low-carb diets... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Join the International Society of Endocrinology ’s expert webinar
Society for Endocrinology members are also members of the International Society of Endocrinology (ISE).Register to join the ISE webinar taking place on Tuesday 26 January, at 4:00 - 5:30 PM CET, to take part in an interactive discussion with top experts. The webinar will explore the role of GLP-1 RAs in the current landscape of incretin therapies for type 2 diabetes. After the session, you will be invited to solve a CME-accredited case study on the ISE Global Education Hub, to apply what you learned. The webinar will consist of the following interactive parts:• Part 1: Have diabetes goals changed...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 19, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Further Warning on SGLT2 Inhibitor Use and DKA Risk in COVID-19 Further Warning on SGLT2 Inhibitor Use and DKA Risk in COVID-19
A cluster of cases of diabetic ketoacidosis in which there was no hyperglycemia supports recommendations that SGLT2 inhibitors be discontinued in patients with type 2 diabetes who become ill with COVID-19.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Coffee, green and black tea could lower blood sugar - drinks to avoid
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition that affects how your body processes blood glucose. Blood glucose, also known as blood sugar, is important because it's what fuels your brain and gives energy to your muscles and tissues. What you drink can either help or hinder this condition. What should you drink and what should be avoided? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metformin use reduces risk of death for patients with COVID-19 and diabetes
Use of the diabetes drug metformin - before a diagnosis of COVID-19 - is associated with a threefold decrease in mortality in COVID-19 patients with Type 2 diabetes, according to a racially diverse study at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Diabetes is a significant comorbidity for COVID-19. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Do you smell that? 'Halitosis’ breath is a warning sign
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can show up in unsettling places so it is important to look out for any unusual bodily changes. Halitosis when breathing out may signal the chronic condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning: 'Above average' urination is a warning sign of high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 is barely perceptible until high blood sugar levels start to encroach on bodily functions. When this happens, one of the first casualties is above average urination - do you experience this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Oranges and tomatoes key in managing blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes can feel like a minefield - what can you and can't you eat to get that delicate blood sugar level right? Dr Sarah Brewer exclusively revealed two food items to be adding into your shopping trolley. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Altering mealtimes could prevent development of Type 2 diabetes
(University of Surrey) An innovative new study is set to examine if changing our mealtimes to earlier or later in the day could reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 15, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Gastroparesis affects the vagus nerve & is a symptom of high blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes affects most parts of the body both internal and external. Sometimes the condition slows down digestion and this is known as gastroparesis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pressure Builds on CDC to Prioritize Both Diabetes Types for Vaccine Pressure Builds on CDC to Prioritize Both Diabetes Types for Vaccine
Type 1 diabetes is currently listed in a lower-risk category than type 2 diabetes, despite recent data showing equal or greater COVID-19 morbidity and mortality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

More Diabetes Remission in T2DM Seen With Low-Carb Diets for Six Months
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 -- Patients with type 2 diabetes adhering to low-carbohydrate diets (LCDs) for six months may experience greater rates of diabetes remission, according to a review published online Jan. 13 in The BMJ. Joshua Z. Goldenberg,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Metformin use reduces risk of death for patients with COVID-19 and diabetes
(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Use of the diabetes drug metformin -- before a diagnosis of COVID-19 -- is associated with a threefold decrease in mortality in COVID-19 patients with Type 2 diabetes, according to a racially diverse study at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Diabetes is a significant comorbidity for COVID-19. This beneficial effect remained, even after correcting for age, sex, race, obesity, and hypertension or chronic kidney disease and heart failure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Simple sugars could contribute to feelings of fatigue - what are they?
TYPE 2 DIABETES could have you walking through life in a zombie-like state. Feelings of fatigue may intensify as blood sugar levels skyrocket. Simple sugars could be making it worse too, but what are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Q & A: Brown Fat Linked to Better Cardio and Metabolic Health
Paul Cohen of the Rockefeller University describes his study of thousands of people, finding that the energy-burning tissue is tied to a lower risk of for several diseases, including type 2 diabetes,... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 12, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Albuminuria Down in Adults With Newly Diagnosed T2DM
TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2021 -- From 1988 to 2018, there were reductions seen in the prevalence of albuminuria and improvements in glycemic, blood pressure, and lipid control among adults with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes diet: Best & worst food choices for breakfast to keep blood sugar healthy
TYPE 2 diabetes diet: Breakfast is critical when it comes to living with the condition. What are the best and worst foods for blood sugar levels? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The diabetes-fracture association in women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes is partially mediated by falls: a 15-year longitudinal study - Thong EP, Milat F, Enticott JC, Joham AE, Ebeling PR, Mishra GD, Teede HJ.
This study evaluated mediators of fracture risk in postmenopausal women with type 1 (T1D) and type 2 diabetes (T2D), over a 15-year follow-up period. This study provides evidence that the increased fracture risk in women with T1D or T2D is partially expl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

'Brown Fat' May Help Your Health, Even if You're Obese
A special calorie-burning type of body fat appears to help protect against an array of chronic ailments, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calorie-Burning'Brown Fat' Could Help Keep You Healthy, Even if You're Obese
MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2021 -- A special calorie-burning type of body fat appears to help protect against an array of chronic ailments, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study suggests. Brown fat generates heat by... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Plant-Based Diet Brings Better'Microbiome,' Healthier Life
This study demonstrates a clear association between... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes diet: Best and worst condiments & dressings which affect blood sugar level
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition whereby careful monitoring of one's diet is strongly recommended. Little thought is often put on different condiments, sauces and dressings which can majorly affect blood sugar levels. What are the best and worst condiments and sauces which play havoc on the blood sugar levels? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The sleep problems that may signal high blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes is usually a stealthy predator - pouncing when you least expect it. This is because the effects of high blood sugar levels can take years to surface. When they do, signs may show up during sleep. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes warning - sugar-free drinks could increase your risk of diabetes
TYPE 2 diabetes is a chronic condition characterised by unruly blood sugar levels. Healthy dietary decisions hold the key to managing diabetes and reducing your risk of developing it in the first place. However, some dietary decisions can present hidden health risks, such as sugar-free drinks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Hearing loss could signal unhealthy blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition that causes too much sugar in the blood, and left undetected and untreated serious health complications can occur. One symptom to look out for, not often associated with the condition, is hearing loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Does your middle finger look or feel different? You could be at risk
Type 2 diabetes can cause the body to undergo unsettling changes if left untreated. Dupuytren's contracture on your middle finger could be a warning sign - what is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevention of Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus – The Importance of Lifestyle Prevention of Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus – The Importance of Lifestyle
Lifestyle interventions that improve fitness and promote weight loss over the long term can modify heart failure risk in patients with this condition.ACC.org (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes warning: Does eating meat raise diabetes risk? What the research says
TYPE 2 diabetes is a chronic condition characterised by unstable blood sugar levels. Poor dietary decisions can increase your risk of type 2 diabetes and evidence highlights the dangers of red meat consumption. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Euglycemic DKA ID ’ d in T2DM Patients With COVID - 19
Five cases of euDKA identified in patients with type 2 diabetes using SGLT2 inhibitors who developed SARS - CoV - 2 infection (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 5, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Study finds people with brown tissue less likely to develop chronic heart and metabolic disease 
Researchers looked at PET scans of 52,000 patients and compared those with and without detectable brown fat. Those with the fat were at lower risk of diseases such as type 2 diabetes, (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Euglycemic DKA ID'd in T2DM Patients With COVID-19
TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2021 -- In a case report recently published in The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Clinical Case Reports, five cases of euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis (euDKA) are described in patients with type 2 diabetes... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Blisters, skin tags, bumps and thickening skin could all be symptoms
TYPE 2 diabetes signs can include a range of things such as increased thirst and hunger. The skin holds many clues to one's health and if seeing any of these four lesser-known signs it could indicate the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Worried you haven't got the willpower to lose weight? These three walked away from Type 2 diabetes
Jan Mather, 64, a retired university lecturer from North Yorkshire, has lost more than 6st (39kg) and halved her blood sugar levels in a weight-loss journey that started a year and a half ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Extra virgin olive oil found to lower blood sugar more than other oils
TYPE 2 diabetes can lead to heart disease, kidney damage and eye damage if left untreated, so what can you do to keep the condition in check? Dietary changes are important, and when it comes to the best cooking oil to use, extra virgin olive oil has been found to be one of the better oils to use. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prediabetes subtypes identified
(Deutsches Zentrum fuer Diabetesforschung DZD) All prediabetes is not the same: in people in the preliminary stages of type 2 diabetes, there are six clearly distinguishable subtypes, which differ in the development of the disease, diabetes risk, and the development of secondary diseases. The new classification can help in the future to prevent the manifestation of diabetes or the development of diabetes complications through targeted prevention. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Research shows a few beneficial organisms could play key role in treating type 2 diabetes
(Oregon State University) Researchers have found that a few organisms in the gut microbiome play a key role in type 2 diabetes, opening the door to possible probiotic treatments for a serious metabolic disease affecting roughly one in 10 Americans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Eating chickpeas on a regular basis may prevent progression of condition
TYPE 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that can lead to serious health complications if left untreated. One way to prevent progression of the condition could be to eat chickpeas on a regular basis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: The ‘big three’ - polyuria, polydipsia and polyphagia
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms can be difficult to spot as they don't necessarily make a person feel unwell. But the "big three" signs are polyuria, polydipsia and polyphagia - what are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Expert endocrinologist explains how to manage blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 DIABETES can arise from hyperinsulinemia, explained Consultant Endocrinologist Dr Efthimia Karra. Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk, the diabetes expert has detailed how to manage blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The best breakfast options to manage blood sugar levels
A TYPE 2 DIABETES diagnosis may come at you unexpectedly. Should it happen, you will need to keep blood sugar levels under control, but how do you do that? Your diet is critical. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Blurred vision and floaters in the eyes are signs of high blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes affects a wide range of body parts which goes to show how dangerous the condition could be. In fact, if left untreated, high blood sugar levels could cause vision loss. What are the two signs found in the eyes warning your blood sugar levels are too high? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Age at Initiation of Alcohol Consumption and T2DM Age at Initiation of Alcohol Consumption and T2DM
Does early age at initiation of alcohol consumption and drinking duration contribute to the risk of developing type 2 diabetes?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Incident T2DM After Initiation of Common HIV ART Drugs Incident T2DM After Initiation of Common HIV ART Drugs
How likely are HIV patients to develop prediabetes or type 2 diabetes after ART initiation -- and which drugs are these events associated with?AIDS (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - December 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

' Hidden' Danger of Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis at Early Age'Hidden' Danger of Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis at Early Age
Findings suggest those diagnosed as younger adults may warrant a different therapeutic approach with more aggressive targeting of cardiovascular risk factors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news