Once-Weekly Insulin Icodec Promising for Type 2 Diabetes
THURSDAY, April 22, 2021 -- Once-weekly insulin icodec is efficacious and well tolerated, according to two phase 2 studies published online April 19 in Diabetes Care. Ildiko Lingvay, M.D., from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes waring - GP urges people to consider alcohol intake with pubs reopening
A GP has warned people to be considerate of their alcohol intake with pubs reopening, particularly type 2 diabetics. Can alcohol cause type 2 diabetes and what effect can alcohol have on someone living with diabetes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Test Could Help Primary Care Docs Chart Kidney Disease New Test Could Help Primary Care Docs Chart Kidney Disease
A new proprietary prognostic tool surpassed conventional methods for flagging patients with type 2 diabetes who were at high risk for progressive renal dysfunction.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine Phase 3 Data Published in New England Journal of Medicine
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 21, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (the Company) today announced publication in the New England Journal of Medicine of primary data from the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE clinical trial for its single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen). The publication of the primary analysis follows the topline efficacy and safety data announced in January, showing the trial met all primary and key secondary endpoints, and found that the Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine prevented hospitalization and death across all study participa...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Seven main warning signs - American Diabetes Association
DIABETES type 2 is a chronic condition whereby blood sugar levels constantly fluctuate. Although the condition can be subtle, there are seven common indicators, says the American Diabetes Association. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Two signs found in the mouth indicating your blood sugar levels are high
DIABETES type 2 is a condition characterised by rising blood sugar levels which then in turn impacts the body in one way or another. There are two indicators of high blood sugars found in the mouth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why is it so bad being a night owl? – podcast
Do you like to get up and go as the sun rises, or do you prefer the quiet hush of the late evening? Many of us tend to see ourselves as being ‘morning larks’ or ‘night owls’, naturally falling into an early or late sleep schedule. These are known as our ‘chronotypes’. Studies have shown that those with later chronotypes are at risk of a range of negative health outcomes, from an increased likelihood of developing type 2 diabet es to depression. In the first of two episodes exploring our biological clocks,Linda Geddes speaks to Prof Debra Skene and Dr Samuel Jones to find out why our inte...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Linda Geddes and produced by Madeleine Finlay Tags: Science Biology Genetics Sleep Health Source Type: news

Facebook campaign to prevent Type 2 diabetes
The NHS is using Facebook to reach millions of men aged 40 and over who are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, to help them to change their lifestyle and avoid the condition. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 20, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Standardized botanical composition UP601 can suppress appetite better than other weight loss supplements, says study
(Natural News) One of the keys to good health is maintaining a healthy weight. Time and again, health experts have emphasized the importance of weight management, as excessive fat accumulation — better known as obesity — is linked to life-threatening diseases, such as hypertension, Type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and stroke. However, keeping off weight is easier... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This $2 Billion Digital Health Startup Aims To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes
Virta Health just raised $133 million to expand its services to help diabetes patients wean off of medication with lifestyle changes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Once-a-week insulin treatment could be game-changing for patients with diabetes
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) Treating people with Type 2 diabetes with a new once-a-week injectable insulin therapy proved to be safe and as effective as daily insulin injections, according to the results of two international clinical trials published online today in Diabetes Care. The studies suggest that the once-weekly treatment could provide a convenient alternative to the burden of daily insulin shots for diabetes patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NHS diabetes health advice campaign will target Facebook adverts at men over 40 
Men aged 40 and over will be the focus of a new NHS diabetes campaign. The social media drive will offer advice on how to develop habits to help avoid type 2 diabetes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Constipation may indicate nerve damage
DIABETES may continue to disrupt your internal processes, with symptoms so slight, you don't realise the significant damage being done inside. Struggling to release bowel movements might be more sinister than once thought. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hidden dangers of high sugar content in your ciders and how this affects blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 requires a person to be extra cautious when it comes to what foods and drinks, they are consuming. On a warm summer day, it can be easily forgotten however, and this is where the danger lies warn experts. What cider drinks have the most sugar content and what does this do to the body? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Dry, itchy and peeling skin could be a sign of having high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 is a condition which has taken over the world. Millions of people globally suffer from high blood sugars which could cause dire effects to the body. Early signs of the condition can be found on the skin and if experiencing itchy, dry skin which peels; it could be an indicator. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: 15 signs of high blood sugar damage on the body
DIABETES type 2 seems harmless in the beginning because it scarcely registers on the radar. Over time, prolonged high blood sugar levels can inflict damage on the body, however. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Do You Reverse Type 2 Diabetes
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Understanding the growth of disease-causing protein fibres
(University of Bath) * A new method has been developed to measure how fast amyloid fibrils grow.* The team fired a beam of neutrons at the growing fibrils then used a 'contrast matching' method that made most of each fibril invisible to neutrons, so they could analyse the signal from the growing end alone.* The method will help scientists better understand diseases associated with amyloid fibrils, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 15, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Africa: We're On the Hunt for Novel Ways to Assess the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
[The Conversation Africa] Type 2 diabetes is characterised by elevated blood glucose levels. This can cause complications that lead to damage to the kidneys, nerves, and the retina in eyes. Other complications can lead to heart diseases and diabetic foot ulcers, which eventually require amputation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Diabetes risk increased due to insulin resistance - how to treat?
FATTY liver disease: Diabetes raises a person's risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition in which excess fat builds up in the liver even if you drink little or no alcohol. This condition occurs in at least half of those with type 2 diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical-phase2-trials-NASH-and-obesity
Boehringer Ingelheim and Zealand Pharma Advance to Phase 2 Clinical Testing in NASH and ObesityNew studies mark an important advancement of Boehringer Ingelheim ’s cardiometabolic focus areas obesity and NASH.The GLP-1/glucagon dual agonist BI 456906 may offer important benefits on both chronic weight management and NASH improvementThe Phase 2 trials for BI 456906 in obesity and NASH are part of the long-term collaboration between Boehringer Ingelheim and Zealand Pharma, with a prior Phase 2 trial of BI 456906 in people with type 2 diabetes initiated in 2020.   (Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News)
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - April 13, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Worst breakfast choices which will increase symptoms of high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2: A healthy diet and keeping active will help you manage your blood sugar levels. It'll also help a person control their weight and generally feel better. With this in mind, what are the biggest culprits when it comes to breakfast foods which affect weight gain and increase blood sugars? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: The importance of physical activity for kids of all abilities
When it comes to children, physical activity is important for development. Physical activity helps build strong bones and muscles and reduces the risk of developing heart disease, cancer, obesity and Type 2 diabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), regular physical activity also reduces stress and anxiety, and kids who are [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 9, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Riding a 'blank check,' S.F. digital therapeutics company targets diabetes and more
The founding duo hope to deliver one of the first "digital therapeutics" against Type 2 diabetes for a FDA decision next year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Four signs you have a diabetic blister - what to look for
DIABETES type 2 often goes undetected because the condition rarely produces visible changes until high blood sugar levels take hold. Diabetic blisters are a casualty of high blood sugar levels - here are five telltale signs you have one. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: The smell of your urine can be a sign - what to sniff for
DIABETES type 2 is usually imperceptible until high blood sugar levels start causing damage to the body. Smelly urine can indicate high blood sugar. But what smells should you be on the lookout for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CVD Remains Leading Cause of Death in Type 2 Diabetes CVD Remains Leading Cause of Death in Type 2 Diabetes
Cardiovascular disease was the leading cause of death among the over 16,000 patients with type 2 diabetes who were enrolled in the SAVOR-TIMI 53 trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 7, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Major research award goes to U of T scientist for revolutionizing diabetes treatment
(University of Toronto) Daniel Drucker of the University of Toronto has been jointly awarded a 2021 Gairdner International Award for research that has helped revolutionize treatments for type 2 diabetes, obesity and intestinal disorders. He receives the honour with Joel Habener of Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital, and Jens Juul Holst of the University of Copenhagen, for research on glucagon-like peptides - hormones that control insulin and glucagon, which work to balance sugar levels throughout the body. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Parkinson's, cancer, type 2 diabetes share a key element that drives disease
(Salk Institute) Salk researchers have discovered a direct link between a master sensor of cell stress and a protein that protects the power stations of cells. The same pathway is also tied to type 2 diabetes and cancer, which could open a new avenue for treating all three diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High Physical Activity, Low Air Pollution Exposure Cut T2DM Risk
TUESDAY, April 6, 2021 -- Higher levels of physical activity and lower levels of exposure to air pollution are associated with a lower risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online March 4 in Diabetologia. Cui Guo, Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The eight signs found in your feet warning of high blood sugars
DIABETES type 2 is defined as having high blood sugars which can get out of control and present itself as a warning in various body parts. Having any of these eight foot problems could be a cause for concern. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: The seven tell-tale signs of type 2 high blood sugars
DIABETES type 2 differs from type 1 in that it is closely linked to obesity - accounting for up to 85 percent of cases. Type 1 diabetes, on the other hand, is an autoimmune condition that isn't linked to weight. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Dr Sarah Jarvis points out three of the 'most common' clues
THE SYMPTOMS of type 2 diabetes may develop ever so slightly that you become accustomed to your new normal and don't realise you're ill. Dr Sarah Jarvis said this is especially true with the most common clues of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: 'Twisted feet' and other foot warning signs to be aware of
DIABETES type 2 is often an invisible condition until consistently high blood sugar levels start inflicting damage on the body. Many warning signs associated with the feet stem from Charcot foot - a complication of consistently high blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: How to tell your foot ulcer is a sign of diabetes - key features
DIABETES type 2 can unleash a torrent of destruction on the body if blood sugar levels are consistently too high. Diabetic ulcers on the feet are a telltale sign of high blood sugar levels. But what makes these foot ulcers distinctive? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: High body fat level hinders exercise capacity in adults with Type 2 diabetes
People with Type 2 diabetes and higher levels of body fat may have reduced exercise capacity, according to an analysis published Wednesday by the journal PLOS ONE. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity Is Source of Marked Increased Risk of Diabetes in PCOS Obesity Is Source of Marked Increased Risk of Diabetes in PCOS
Obesity has been identified as the key risk factor for type 2 diabetes in women with polycystic ovary syndrome in a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

'Couch Potato' Lifestyles Cause Up to 8% of Global Deaths
Physical inactivity is a known risk factor for premature death and several non-communicable diseases, including heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and several cancers. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Glaucoma result of high blood sugar levels and may lead to blindness
DIABETES type 2 has the ability to affect almost every body part, hence the need for a person to safely manage this condition by monitoring their blood sugar levels and eating correctly. Failing to do this could result in blindness, warn healthcare professionals. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: The six different types of pain associated with high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 is usually unobtrusive in the beginning, with symptoms too subtle to notice. However, persistently high blood sugar levels can be painful - here are five types of pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Losing a few pounds of weight will increase expectancy and reduce risk
HOW TO live longer: Roughly 63 percent of UK adults are overweight or obese which equates to an estimated 35 million people. By losing a few pounds you can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and boost your longevity. How? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metformin trial dramatically reduces seizures in tuberous sclerosis
(University College London) A team of researchers led by UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (ICH) and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has found that metformin - a drug commonly used to treat Type 2 diabetes - can successfully reduce symptoms associated with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), including reduction in the frequency of seizures and the size of brain tumours. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How to lose visceral fat: A vegan diet may help you to lose the belly fat
VISCERAL fat is strongly linked to obesity-related complications, such as type 2 diabetes. People put on weight when they consume too many calories compared to how much they work off. Could a vegan diet help? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: 13 signs of high blood sugar damage on your body
Diabetes type 2 is a chronic condition characterised by unstable stable blood sugar levels. According to the Winchester Hospital, there are 13 signs high blood sugar has inflicted damage on the body. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Four ways you can prevent the condition from developing
DIABETES is an insidious condition, slowly taking away your energy, and causing internal damage when you're completely unaware you have it. This is why it's important to recognise the symptoms early - and to know how to prevent it from occurring in the first place. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Nerve damage, skin issues and eye damage are the emergency signs to know
DIABETES type 2 is a complicated condition with more questions than answers it would seem. Experts warn of these three emergency symptoms which should not be ignored as they may spell major health damage. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Drug use could increase blood sugars increasing risk of diabetes
STATINS side effects: Taking one of the most prescribed drugs in the world shouldn't promote complacency. In fact, statin use has shown many different side effects throughout the body including raising blood sugar levels. By having higher blood sugar levels, your risk of developing type 2 diabetes increases. How? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: The seven tell-tale signs of high blood sugar
DIABETES might sneak up on you, but if you notice the early warning signs, you can address the condition with your GP and get it under control. High blood sugar can be insidious - the harmful effects are real. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cholesterol may be key to new therapies for Alzheimer's disease, diabetes
(University of Arizona Health Sciences) A University of Arizona Health Sciences researcher examined the role of cholesterol in both Alzheimer's disease and Type 2 diabetes to identify a small molecule that may help regulate cholesterol levels in the brain, making it a potential new therapeutic target for Alzheimer's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Circadian clock gene Rev-erb linked to dawn phenomenon in type 2 diabetes
(Baylor College of Medicine) Researchers found that mice lacking the circadian clock gene called Rev-erb in the brain show characteristics similar to those of human dawn phenomenon in type2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news