How to lose visceral fat: A new diet approach proven to help combat and burn belly fat
Visceral fat is also known as belly fat and is found inside your abdominal cavity. Carrying too much visceral fat is extremely harmful for one's health. It's linked to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, insulin resistance, heart disease and even certain cancers. A popular diet which has gained much notoriety could be key in helping you lose your visceral fat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: An unusual toilet habit warning your blood sugar levels are too high
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition which affects millions of people around the world with those numbers rising constantly. In order to help manage the condition, a person's needs to be aware of all the warning signs of having dangerously high blood sugar. If you have noticed you have an unusual toilet habit of needing to urinate far more often, it could be a sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novel Risk, Protective Factors for Type 2 Diabetes Identified
THURSDAY, Sept. 17, 2020 -- Insomnia may be a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Sept. 8 in Diabetologia. Shuai Yuan and Susanna C. Larsson, both from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, conducted a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: A surprising factor that can influence onset of high blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes is diagnosed when blood sugar levels exceed 7mmol/L while fasting, confirmed Diabetes UK. Risk factors for developing the condition include being overweight and high blood pressure. Yet, there's one surprising factor that can influence the onset of high blood sugar levels that you may not know about. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CNIC researchers discover a mechanism allowing immune cells to regulate obesity
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (F.S.P.)) A CNIC's team have discovered a mechanism explaining how macrophages regulate obesity. The results published in Nature Metabolism could be useful to design new treatments for the obese and overweight, and for some associated pathologies, including fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Drugs and Their Use Are Top of EASD Agenda Type 2 Diabetes Drugs and Their Use Are Top of EASD Agenda
The virtual 2020 meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes will feature new data and insights on SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists, technology, COVID-19, and much more.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Pacemaker Need Higher in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2020 -- The need for pacemakers is higher among patients with type 2 diabetes than the general population, according to a study published online Sept. 4 in Diabetes Care. Elina Rautio, from the Solna Karolinska Institutet in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The popular food linked to higher risk of developing the condition
TYPE 2 diabetes is often linked to being inactive or overweight, so to prevent the condition, a healthy diet and regular exercise is recommended. But when it comes to what to eat, a new study has linked a popular food to increased risk of type 2 diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A ferry protein in the pancreas protects it from the stress induced by a high-fat diet
(Tokyo Institute of Technology) Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have now uncovered a key mechanism by which pancreatic function is maintained in response to a high-fat diet. A protein present in pancreatic insulin-producing cells protects them from damage under the stress induced by a high-fat diet. As the world increases its intake of high-fat foods and as type 2 diabetes incidence rises as a result, this protein could be a novel therapeutic target for type 2 diabetes mellitus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 16, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes warning: The sign on your feet that could signal something serious is up
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms come on gradually and usually only surface when high blood sugar levels damage the body. One sign that high blood sugar levels have damaged your body involves your feet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reassuring Findings on SSRIs and Diabetes Risk in Kids Reassuring Findings on SSRIs and Diabetes Risk in Kids
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are associated with a much lower risk of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents than previously reported, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - September 15, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The tea to drink to protect against heart disease and type 2 diabetes
HOW TO live longer: The secret to long life expectancy can be largely attributed to what we put in our bodies. In general, a healthy diet is considered best for long life expectancy. But individual foods and drinks have also been hailed for their life-boosting properties - one tea in particular. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Handgrip Strength May Help Predict Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2020 -- Handgrip strength (HGS) is independently associated with the risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Sept. 3 in the Annals of Medicine. Setor K. Kunutsor, M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Poor sleep linked to weight gain in 2-year smartphone sleep tracking study
Not sleeping enough or getting a bad night's sleep over and over makes it hard to control your appetite. And that sets you up for all sorts of health problems, including obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: The sign on your skin you could have the chronic condition
TYPE 2 diabetes is a common but serious condition that can lead to serious health complications if left untreated. Symptoms of the condition can be tricky spot, but one sign to look out for is on your skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Community Pharmacy Engagement in Diabetes Prevention Community Pharmacy Engagement in Diabetes Prevention
This study interviewed pharmacy executives to identify factors that might encourage or hinder adoption of DPPs.Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Best supplements: Pill known to help lower blood sugar and reduce health risks
BEST supplements: When it comes to a magic pill to help solve health woes, one certainly proves time and again to be just that. According to health experts, taking this supplement could help type 2 diabetics to help lower their blood sugar and in turn reduce their risk of serious health complications. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Nine foods to help balance blood sugar levels during autumn
TYPE 2 DIABETES is a chronic condition that needs to be well managed throughout the seasons. As autumn approaches , diabetes expert Dr Sarah Brewer shares her tips on comfort eating. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Do you feel like you're always dehydrated? It could be a sign
TYPE 2 diabetes develops gradually over time, with one in four diabetics not knowing they have the condition. Could you be one of them? You may be if you're feeling thirsty right now. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Factors which affect medication when living with condition
TYPE 2 diabetics will need medication if their blood sugar levels are out of control. Many will need to take this medication for the rest of their lives unless drastic changes in their lifestyles are adhered to. An expert discusses the main factors which will make medication not work properly for type 2 diabetes and how this can be overcome. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: New trial rolled out by the NHS to reverse the condition
TYPE 2 diabetes is linked to lifestyle choices, such as eating that whole bar of chocolate or bag of crisps. Being overweight is a major risk factor for developing - what was once considered - a 'lifetime' condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increased risk of falls, fall-related injuries and fractures in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes - a nationwide cohort study - Rasmussen NH, Dal J, den Bergh JV, de Vries F, Jensen MH, Vestergaard P.
This study aimed to estimate the risk of falls and to identify risk factors associ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Small Weight Loss Produces Impressive Drop in Type 2 Diabetes Risk Small Weight Loss Produces Impressive Drop in Type 2 Diabetes Risk
' Treat obesity first,'say authors of a study showing a loss of just 13% of body weight is associated with a significantly reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, hypertension, and dyslipidemia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - September 10, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Moderate, Heavy Drinking Linked to Increased BP, HTN in T2DM
THURSDAY, Sept. 10, 2020 -- For individuals with type 2 diabetes, moderate and heavy drinking are associated with an increased risk for elevated blood pressure, stage 1 hypertension, and stage 2 hypertension, according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: One breakfast staple to limit as it could spike blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 DIABETES can be a tricky beast to manage first thing in the morning. Breakfast choices really can influence blood sugar levels, so it's best to choose wisely. Which breakfast staple would you be better off without? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight Loss Produces Impressive Drop in Diabetes
Small Weight Loss Produces Impressive Drop in Type 2 Diabetes Risk (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Epigenetic changes precede onset of diabetes
(Deutsches Zentrum fuer Diabetesforschung DZD) Epigenetic* changes in the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas can be detected in patients several years before the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. These changes are responsible for the altered methylation activity of specific genes which differs from that in healthy individuals. In humans, 105 such changes have been discovered in blood cells. This was shown in a study by researchers from the DZD/DIfE, which has now been published in the journal Diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Do you regularly feel this way? A warning sign of high blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes can affect the body in a number of ways warning that something is not quite right. If you persistently feel this way, it could be a warning that your blood sugar levels are dangerously high. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Than 1 Drink a Day Ups Blood Pressure for Diabetics
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2020 -- It's probably a good idea to skip that second glass of wine if you have diabetes, because new research suggests that having more than one drink daily raises your risk of high blood pressure. People with type 2 diabetes... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

More than one drink a day may raise high blood pressure risk in adults with Type 2 diabetes
(American Heart Association) In a large study of adults with Type 2 diabetes, moderate drinking (defined as eight or more alcoholic beverages a week) was associated with a 60% or higher increased risk of high blood pressure.The severity of high blood pressure also increased with eight or more drinks per week. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Common diabetes drug reverses inflammation in the liver
(Salk Institute) The diabetes drug metformin has been prescribed to hundreds of millions of people worldwide as the frontline treatment for type 2 diabetes. Now, researchers at the Salk Institute have shown the importance of specific enzymes in the body for metformin's function. In addition, the new work showed that the same proteins, regulated by metformin, controlled aspects of inflammation in mice, something the drug has not typically been prescribed for. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - the three most common warning signs of high blood sugar revealed
DIABETES type 2 symptoms may be difficult to spot during its early stages, as some of the signs don't necessarily make you feel unwell. These are some of the most common warning signs of high blood sugar. Should you speak to a doctor about diabetes symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People who struggle to sleep are a fifth more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, study
Scientists from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, reviewed more than 1,000 studies into diabetes and found insomniacs were at a 17 per cent greater risk than good sleepers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Xerostomia is a symptom of dangerously high blood sugar – what is it?
TYPE 2 diabetes can cause a wide number of symptoms indicating something strange is going on inside the body. Xerostomia is one of those symptoms. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Older women with type 2 diabetes have different patterns of blood use in their brains
(University of Houston) A University of Houston researcher is reporting that the brains of older women with Type 2 diabetes do not use as much oxygenated blood as those who don't have the disease. The research is the first to point to changes in blood use in the brain as the primary reason for diabetes-related deficits in motor function. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Featured Review: Taxation of the fat content of foods for reducing their consumption and preventing obesity or other adverse health outcomes
ConclusionsWe did not find enough reliable evidence to find out whether a tax on the fat content of foods resulted in people eating less fat, or less saturated fat.We did not find any evidence about how a tax on the fat content of foods affected obesity or overweight.The results of our review will change when further evidence becomes available.Discussing the findings of this review, lead author Stefan Lhachimi said, “A tax on saturated fats could be in principle a good approach to reduce the consumption of so-called junk foods, a group of food products which is fiendishly tricky to define in legal terms. By taxing a ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - the ‘superfood’ snack to avoid high blood sugar symptoms
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some diet or exercise changes. One of the best ways to prevent high blood sugar symptoms and signs is to snack on this common food. Should you speak to a doctor about the best and worst superfoods for diabetes symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The brain can induce diabetes remission in rodents, but how?
(University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine) In rodents with type 2 diabetes, a single surgical injection of a protein called fibroblast growth factor 1 can restore blood sugar levels to normal for weeks or months. Yet how this growth factor acts in the brain to generate this lasting benefit has been poorly understood. Clarifying how this occurs might lead to more effective diabetes treatments that tap into the brain's inherent potential to ameliorate the condition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes warning: Does your breath smell? It could be a sign of high blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes puts you at greater risk of dental problems. In fact, the condition triples the likelihood of bacteria breeding in your mouth - with ghastly effects. Does your breath smell? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe Hypoglycemia May Up Fall Risk in Older Adults With T2DM
FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2020 -- Severe hypoglycemia is associated with a substantially higher risk for falls among community-dwelling adults with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the September issue of Diabetes Care. Alexandra K. Lee,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: The sign in your urine you could have the chronic condition
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms can be difficult to spot as they don't necessarily make a person feel unwell. But there's one sign to look out for in your urine - if your pee smells a certain way, you may have the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Losing weight slashes risk of several chronic health conditions... even if you are still obese
A major study of more than half a million overweight British adults found going on a diet has significant health benefits, like losing 13 per cent of your body weight cuts chance of type 2 diabetes by 42 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Limit your intake of certain drink to help balance blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes can be a tricky disease to keep on top of. The chronic condition entails daily management, starting from the moment you wake up. Limiting a certain type of drink can help manage blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Additional Doses of Trulicity (dulaglutide) for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved two additional doses of Eli Lilly and Company's (NYSE: LLY) Trulicity® (dulaglutide). The approval expands the... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - September 3, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Researchers find molecular link between liver disease, insulin resistance
Yale researchers have zeroed in on a molecular link between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and liver insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Higher Vitamin D Levels Linked to Lower Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2020 -- Higher serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) concentrations are associated with a lower risk for incident type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a study published online Aug. 26 in Diabetes Care. Mengying Wang, from Peking... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Handgrip strength shown to identify people at high risk of type 2 diabetes
A simple test such as the strength of your handgrip could be used as a quick, low-cost screening tool to help healthcare professionals identify patients at risk of type 2 diabetes. In new research, scientists at the universities of Bristol and Eastern Finland measured the muscular handgrip strength of 776 men and women without a history of diabetes over a 20-year period and demonstrated that the risk of type 2 diabetes was reduced by around 50 per cent for every unit increase in handgrip strength value. The findings are published today in Annals of Medicine. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, International; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: The serious warning sign in your mouth
TYPE 2 diabetes is a chronic condition whereby a person's blood sugar levels are at risk of becoming too high or low. A certain sign in your mouth may signal your blood sugar levels are too low - what is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Handgrip strength shown to identify people at high risk of type 2 diabetes
(University of Bristol) A simple test such as the strength of your handgrip could be used as a quick, low-cost screening tool to help healthcare professionals identify patients at risk of type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ADA Updates Guideline for Pharmacotherapy of T2DM
TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2020 -- In a 2020 American Diabetes Association clinical guideline, published online Sept. 1 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, recommendations are presented for the pharmacologic treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes. Kacie... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news