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Exosomes are the missing link to insulin resistance in diabetes
Chronic tissue inflammation resulting from obesity is an underlying cause of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes and, according to a paper published inCell, exosomes have an important role in this pathology.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Patient's Perspective on Ramadan Fasting Type 2 Diabetes Patient's Perspective on Ramadan Fasting
How does Ramadan fasting fit into the diabetes management strategies of Muslim patients?BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

J-DOIT3:'Aim for Near-Normal Metabolic Parameters' in Diabetes J-DOIT3:'Aim for Near-Normal Metabolic Parameters' in Diabetes
The large Japanese DOIT3 trial tells clinicians that optimal lipid, blood pressure, and, glycemic control are important to reduce microvascular and macrovascular complications in type 2 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results
Patients 77 pounds slimmer on average 12 years after gastric bypass, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, High Blood Pressure, Weight Loss Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Red Meat and Poultry Tied to Increased Type 2 Diabetes Risk Red Meat and Poultry Tied to Increased Type 2 Diabetes Risk
A Singapore study suggests eating dark poultry meat, as well as red meat, may be linked to increased type 2 diabetes risk; an expert stresses overall lifestyle for disease prevention .Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Red Meat and Poultry Tied to Diabetes Risk
Red Meat and Poultry Tied to Increased Type 2 Diabetes Risk (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 21, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New study on reasons for low rates of blood glucose monitoring in type 2 diabetes in China
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Researchers in China who assessed self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) behavior among nearly 19,000 patients with type 2 diabetes treated with oral medications reported very low SMBG rates both before and after the patients began treatment with basal insulin, although the data showed an increase in mean SMBG frequency after six months and the percentage of patients who never monitored their blood glucose decreased. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exosomes are the missing link to insulin resistance in diabetes
(University of California - San Diego) Chronic tissue inflammation resulting from obesity is an underlying cause of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. But the mechanism by which this occurs has remained cloaked, until now. In a paper, published in the journal Cell, University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers identified exosomes -- extremely small vesicles or sacs secreted from most cell types -- as the missing link. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

One weight-loss surgery shows lasting results
Obesity surgery can have long-lasting effects on weight and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study finds. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seniors with diabetes at higher risk for bone fracture
Seniors with type 2 diabetes may be at increased risk for fractures. And researchers think they know why. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One Weight-Loss Surgery Shows Lasting Results
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 20, 2017 -- Obesity surgery can have long-lasting effects on weight and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study finds. Doctors have known that a type of obesity surgery, called gastric bypass,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 20, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors with Diabetes
Bone weaknesses seen in those with blood sugar disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Fractures, Seniors' Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Warning signs of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
DIABETES can be a difficult disease to spot but there are certain warning signs people can look out for - including thrush and excessive thirst. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aortic Aneurysm Risk Is Smaller in Type 2 Diabetes Patients Aortic Aneurysm Risk Is Smaller in Type 2 Diabetes Patients
"While it's good that people with diabetes may get less" aortic aneurysm, they still need to lower blood pressure, control lipids, and stop smoking to prevent overall cardiovascular risk, an expert noted.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors With Diabetes
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 20, 2017 -- Seniors with type 2 diabetes may be at increased risk for fractures. And researchers think they know why. " Fracture in older adults with type 2 diabetes is a highly important public health problem and will only increase... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 20, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Certain bone deficits may increase fracture risk in individuals with diabetes
(Wiley) Type 2 diabetes is associated with increased fracture risk despite normal or high bone mineral density. In a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, modest deficits in cortical bone -- the dense outer surface of bone that forms a protective layer around the internal cavity -- were demonstrated in older adults with type 2 diabetes compared with non-diabetics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Seniors with Type 2 diabetes may have increased risk for fracture
(Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research) Though seniors with type 2 diabetes (T2D) tend to have normal or higher bone density than their peers, researchers have found that they are more likely to succumb to fractures than seniors without T2D. In a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, researchers from Hebrew SeniorLife's Institute for Aging Research found older adults with type 2 diabetes had deficits in cortical bone. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Finding a natural defense against clogged arteries
(Joslin Diabetes Center) Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have identified an unexpected natural protective factor against chronic inflammation that drives cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pearls from: Samar Hafida, MD
(MedPage Today) -- Metabolic surgery is a viable treatment option for type 2 diabetes (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 19, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes: Test Your Medical IQ
Title: Type 2 Diabetes: Test Your Medical IQCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 8/31/2015 1:17:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 7:23:28 PM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - September 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Papers of note in Science Translational Medicine 9 (407)
This week’s articles show that blocking a prometastatic process unintentionally impairs immunotherapy and report new therapeutic targets in type 2 diabetes and asthmatic lung disease. (Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment)
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - September 19, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ferrarelli, L. K. Tags: STKE Editors ' Choice Source Type: news

NICE recommends ‘lifestyle tips’ for 1.7m at risk of type 2 diabetes
People at the highest risk of type 2 diabetes should be given intensive exercise and weight loss help by the NHS, NICE has recommended. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 19, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Diabetes fear: Shock number of Brits seeking advice for Type 2 diabetes diet
A HELPLINE is receiving 54 calls a day from worried Britons demanding advice about the link between diet and diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes app points to severe hypoglycaemia and cardiovascular risk
An online risk scoring tool predicts severe hypoglycaemia and major adverse cardiovascular event risk in type 2 diabetes, according to a post-hoc analysis published inDiabetologia.Medpage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 18, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Too much salt could increase diabetes risk
A high sodium intake (usually from salt) can significantly increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and latent autoimmune diabetes in adults, a study suggests. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Rosetrees Trust Interdisciplinary Prize awarded to Hebrew University scientists
(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) The Rosetrees Trust Interdisciplinary Prize for 2017 has been awarded to two scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Prof. Yaakov Nahmias and Prof. Nir Friedman, for their research proposal to engineer a platform that mimics the physiological dynamics of human metabolism. The research will be instrumental to drug development, offering a route to the rational design of therapeutics for obesity, fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Novo Nordisk ’s Tresiba minimises hypoglycaemia rate in diabetes trial
Denmark-based pharmaceutical firm Novo Nordisk has reported positive results from a clinical trial (DEVOTE) of Tresiba (insulin degludec) to treat patients with type 2 diabetes. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - September 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Jumpstart your pancreas: New research shows how to reverse type-2 diabetes with a low calorie diet
(Natural News) Type-2 diabetes has long been thought of as a progressive and incurable disease. Yet as new research shows, this preventable condition can be reversed with some major dietary changes. According to researchers from Newcastle University in the U.K., an eight-week diet consisting of 600 calories a day is the ticket to overturning type-2... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reversing Type 2 diabetes? Yes, it can be done
, researchers say. And how much does it cost to develop a new drug? Maybe less than they say. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Lifestyle Programs'Could Prevent Diabetes'Lifestyle Programs'Could Prevent Diabetes '
People who have the highest risk of developing type 2 diabetes should be offered a place on an intensive lifestyle change program, says the NHS standards watchdog.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Dietary Sodium Tied to New-Onset Diabetes Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Higher rates of type 2 and late autoimmune diabetes in adults with increasing sodium (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Patients at risk of diabetes ‘need intensive lifestyle support’
Patients deemed to be at the highest risk of developing type 2 diabetes should be offered a place on an intensive lifestyle change programme, according to latest guidance. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 15, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes is 'reversible through weight loss'
Experts say that few doctors and patients know that type 2 diabetes can be reversed and call for more effort to record remission cases and raise awareness. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

GLP-1 diabetes drug neutral for the heart
Extended-release exenatide (Bydureon) is safe for the heart but does not help prevent cardiovascular events in type 2 diabetes, a study published in theNew England Journal of Medicinereports.MedPage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Study identifies blood vessel as a therapeutic target for diabetes
In a new study published inScience Translational Medicine,researchers have identified a role of a secreted protein, apelin, in regulating the transfer of fatty acids across the blood vessels. This offers insights into a potential target for type 2 diabetes therapies.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 15, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes treatment: THIS new drug could be biggest development since discovery of insulin
DIABETES is a condition where blood sugar levels are elevated. Researchers have discovered a drug for type 2 could also help symptoms of type 1. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes plan targets those at high risk
People at the highest risk should be offered weight loss and healthy eating programmes, advice says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: THIS is the age you should be tested - are you at risk?
TYPE 2 diabetes can cause serious health complications but it can be reversed with the right diet, weight loss and exercise. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes - THIS treatment could help weight loss and tackle disease
A NEW treatment for type 2 diabetes which can help people lose weight should be used on the NHS, new research has claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes news: If you are over 40, this is why you should get checked for Type 2 diabetes
PEOPLE over 40 should be checked to see if they are at risk of Type 2 diabetes, with almost two million offered a place on a diet and exercise programme, a health watchdog has said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increasing Salt Intake Tied to Diabetes Risk
Odds of both type 2 and latent autoimmune diabetes rose when adults consumed more salt, study shows Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Sodium (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Improves Glycemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by Andr é Sofair, MD, MPH, and William E. Chavey, MD, MS The type 2 diabetes drug dapagliflozin helps improve glycemic control when added to insulin therapy in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to an … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - September 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

In Type 2 Diabetes, Adding Once-Weekly Exenatide Doesn't Improve CV Outcomes (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by Andr é Sofair, MD, MPH, and William E. Chavey, MD, MS Adding the injectable type 2 diabetes drug exenatide (Byetta) to usual care does not improve cardiovascular outcomes, according to an … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - September 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

EXSCEL:'Disappointment' Spurs Discussion on GLP-1 Agonists in Diabetes EXSCEL:'Disappointment' Spurs Discussion on GLP-1 Agonists in Diabetes
Full details of EXSCEL with the GLP-1 agonist exenatide, in which the agent didn't show any cardiovascular benefit over placebo in type 2 diabetes, provide"some good news" but also"some disappointment."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetes Occurrence, Costs, and Access to Care among Medicare Beneficiaries Aged 65 Years and Over (September 2017)
Using data from the 2013 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS), this report presents prevalence and access to care patterns of persons with type 1 and type 2 diabetes among Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 years and over. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Caffeine slashes death risk in women with diabetes
New research finds that one daily cup of coffee lowers death risk by 51 percent among women with type 2 diabetes. Caffeinated tea is also beneficial. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

NICE diabetes guidance backs GP referral to lifestyle programmes
NICE has updated its 2012 guidance on preventing type 2 diabetes to put greater importance on lifestyle-change programmes to promote healthier diets and exercise in high-risk patients. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - September 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Health promotion Source Type: news

Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Diabetes Risk?
Small study suggests these products might somehow inhibit blood sugar control Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Sugar, Carbohydrates, Diabetes Type 2 (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: THIS could be a warning sign of condition
TYPE 2 diabetes can present with a number of warning signs, including urinating more, particularly at night and feeling very tired. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news