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

A qualitative study of the accessibility of a typical UK town cycle network to disabled cyclists - Cox B, Bartle C.
Introduction Cycling offers significant benefits for disabled people in the form of independent mobility and improved management of chronic health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity through increased physical activity. However, disabl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Heart patients advised to move more to avoid heart attacks and strokes
(European Society of Cardiology) Elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes increase the risk of heart disease. But a large study today reveals that in people with these conditions, increasing activity levels is associated with a reduced likelihood of heart events and mortality. The research is presented at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021, an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health 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

Here's why eating garlic and onions can prevent hypertension and diabetes
(Natural News) Alliums are disease-fighting vegetables widely used as everyday food and traditional medicines. This incredible family of edible medicinal plants is composed of garlic, white and purple onions, leeks, chives, scallions and shallots. According to studies, alliums contain unique compounds called organosulfur compounds and natural antioxidants called polyphenols that are responsible for their disease-fighting activities.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating More Fat May Boost Borderline Low Testosterone Eating More Fat May Boost Borderline Low Testosterone
' If somebody has low testosterone, particularly borderline, they could try increasing their fat intake, maybe on a Mediterranean diet, and see if that works,'the author of a meta-analysis suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

FDA Panel Endorses Islet Cell Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes FDA Panel Endorses Islet Cell Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes
Voting 12-4 to support approval, panel members expressed concern about toxicity of long-term immunosuppression, particularly given the advances in diabetes technology that now offer improved control.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Are Bananas Good for Diabetes?
Title: Are Bananas Good for Diabetes?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - April 16, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Do Certain Ethnic Groups Have a Higher Risk of Diabetes?
Title: Do Certain Ethnic Groups Have a Higher Risk of Diabetes?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - April 16, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Has Anyone Been Cured of Type 1 Diabetes
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Can Diabetes Go Away
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Reference Range for Transgender and Gender Diverse Patients Reference Range for Transgender and Gender Diverse Patients
Some laboratory test reference ranges are based on sex, but what if the patient is transgender or gender-diverse? This commentary explores the issue.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

New data for Roche ’s OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) reinforce significant benefit on slowing disease progression in relapsing and primary progressive multiple sclerosis
Basel, 16 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new OCREVUS ® (ocrelizumab) analyses supporting its significant benefit on disease progression in early-stage relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and primary progressive MS (PPMS) as well as demonstrating high persistence and strong adherence to twice-yearly (six-monthly) dosing. These data are being presented virtually at the 73rd American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting from 17–22 April 2021. OCREVUS is the number one prescribed MS medication in the U.S. for patients starting a new treatment, and more than 200,000 peop...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New data for Roche ’s OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) reinforce significant benefit on slowing disease progression in relapsing and primary progressive multiple sclerosis
Basel, 16 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new OCREVUS ® (ocrelizumab) analyses supporting its significant benefit on disease progression in early-stage relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and primary progressive MS (PPMS) as well as demonstrating high persistence and strong adherence to twice-yearly (six-monthly) dosing. These data are being presented virtually at the 73rd American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting from 17–22 April 2021. OCREVUS is the number one prescribed MS medication in the U.S. for patients starting a new treatment, and more than 200,000 peop...
Source: Roche Media News - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes Can Lead to Amputations, But Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope
Title: Diabetes Can Lead to Amputations, But Stem Cell Treatment Offers HopeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - April 15, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

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

COVID-19 and Emergencies in Patients With Diabetes COVID-19 and Emergencies in Patients With Diabetes
Diabetic emergencies like diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state can be precipitated in patients with COVID-19, highlighting the need for close monitoring of these patients.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article 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

Renalytix AI adds new biomarkers to platform for tricky to diagnose CKD
The partnership with the Joslin Diabetes Center will add a panel of novel biomarkers to the indicators currently captured by KidneyIntelX.     (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Disease management, Health and Wellness, Quality Care, Clinical decision support, Digital Health, Care, Technology Source Type: news

Diabetes Can Lead to Amputations, But Stem Cell Treatment Offers Hope
WEDNESDAY, April 14, 2021 -- One of the most dangerous complications of diabetes is a foot ulcer that won't heal, but now a preliminary study finds that a type of stem cell found in body fat may be a powerful remedy for these severe foot... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Managing Diffuse Peripheral Ischemia in Antiphospholipid Syndrome Managing Diffuse Peripheral Ischemia in Antiphospholipid Syndrome
A complex case of refractory peripheral ischemia in a 39-year-old man with APS and type 1 diabetes.HSS Grand Rounds Complex Cases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Clinical Case Source Type: news

Nigeria: How One Indigenous Nigerian Foundation Is Funding Diabetes Care in Southeast Nigeria
[Nigeria Health Watch] Amarachi Okeh -- Nothing prepared Emmanuel Uchenna, founder of PJosh Diabetes Foundation, for his meeting with Samson Tamaraubrakemi, a 17-year-old who had Type 1 Diabetes, and who was sent away by his family because they could no longer afford to take care of him. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cushing Death Rate'Unacceptable'Cushing Death Rate'Unacceptable '
In the largest such study to date, death rates among patients with endogenous Cushing syndrome have dropped since 2000 but are still threefold that of the general population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New global compact aims to drive down diabetes deaths, boost insulin access
Increasing access to affordable insulin is among the objectives of the new Global Diabetes Compact, launched on Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO).  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - April 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medtronic Announces European Launch of World's First Infusion Set with Wear up to Seven Days to Help Reduce Burden for People with Diabetes
DUBLIN, April 14, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today introduced in select European countries the Medtronic Extended infusion set — the first and only infusion set tha... Devices, Drug Delivery, Product Launch Medtronic, Extended Infusion Set, diabetes (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Africa: New WHO Global Compact to Speed up Action to Tackle Diabetes
[WHO] The World Health Organization's new Global Diabetes Compact aims to bring a much-needed boost to efforts to prevent diabetes and bring treatment to all who need it ̶ 100 years after the discovery of insulin. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 14, 2021 Category: African Health 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

Can Diabetic Macular Edema Be Cured?
Title: Can Diabetic Macular Edema Be Cured?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - April 14, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Diabetes drug shows potential in fighting cancer
(Massachusetts General Hospital) Phenformin, in combination with immunotherapies like PD-1 immune checkpoint inhibitors, shows greater promise than phenformin or metformin alone. A clinical trial is under way at MGH to evaluate the use of phenformin with an inhibitor of the BRAF-mutated gene, present in roughly half of all melanomas. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Don't Screen for Vit D in General Population, Says US Task Force Don't Screen for Vit D in General Population, Says US Task Force
There is insufficient evidence that screening for vitamin D deficiency among the asymptomatic general population is of any benefit, concludes an update of US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology 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

FDA Approves Xolair (omalizumab) Prefilled Syringe for Self-Injection Across All Indications
●  Xolair for self-injection offers healthcare providers and appropriate patients another administration option for more flexibility in managing their treatmentBasel, 13 April 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company ’s supplemental Biologics License Application for Xolair® (omalizumab) prefilled syringe for self-injection across all approved U.S. indications.1 Xolair is the only FDA-approved biologic designed to target and block immunoglobulin E (IgE) for the treatment of moderate to severe persistent allergic ...
Source: Roche Media News - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA Approves Xolair (omalizumab) Prefilled Syringe for Self-Injection Across All Indications
●  Xolair for self-injection offers healthcare providers and appropriate patients another administration option for more flexibility in managing their treatmentBasel, 13 April 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company ’s supplemental Biologics License Application for Xolair® (omalizumab) prefilled syringe for self-injection across all approved U.S. indications.1 Xolair is the only FDA-approved biologic designed to target and block immunoglobulin E (IgE) for the treatment of moderate to severe persistent allergic ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Please Don't Use the Word'Brittle' With Diabetes Please Don't Use the Word'Brittle' With Diabetes
The word'brittle'in the context of diabetes is unscientific, unhelpful, and potentially harmful, says Miriam E. Tucker, a Medscape contributing writer who lives with type 1 diabetes.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Cryopreserved Placental Membranes in Nonhealing Wounds Cryopreserved Placental Membranes in Nonhealing Wounds
The benefits of this placental tissue allograft in diabetic and venous wounds are well known, but how does it perform in other types of wounds?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article 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

Chemical poisoning is more common than you think: BPA levels in humans "dramatically underestimated," warn scientists
(Natural News) The amount of toxic chemicals that scientists say we are exposed to is incredibly alarming, but it turns out those scary figures that have long been reported are actually wrong – and the real numbers are even higher. This is according to a study published in the journal The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnancy After Pioneering Treatment for Early Menopause Pregnancy After Pioneering Treatment for Early Menopause
In a small pilot study, patients who received direct injections into their ovaries of a platelet-rich plasma/gonadotropin combo showed important improvements in ovarian function, with one clinical pregnancy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Revolutionary pill could end need for daily diabetes jabs
A revolutionary insulin pill could replace daily injections for millions of people who suffer with type 1 diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Five 'unusual' signs of high blood sugar - 'hard to recognise'
DIABETES symptoms vary from person to person, and they can often go unnoticed for long periods of time as they're hard to recognise. These are the five most "unusual" warning signs of high blood sugar, and when you should consider speaking to a doctor about your risk of diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Food Can Cure Diabetes
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Are the Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

NIH training grant enhances opportunities for biomedical graduate students at AU
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) Augusta University has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help support the graduate education of future scientists whose focus is cardiometabolic diseases -- like hypertension and diabetes -- which disproportionally affect minorities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pain receptors linked to the generation of energy-burning brown fat cells
(Joslin Diabetes Center) A new source of energy expending brown fat cells has been uncovered by researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center, which they say points towards potential new therapeutic options for obesity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

South Korean chipmaker bats US FDA approval of its non-invasive glucose monitoring device
The semiconductor player claims success with D-SaLife in a recent clinical trial involving diabetic outpatients. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Digital Health, Technology Source Type: news

Seaweed: Eating seaweed may help with weight loss and prevent diabetes
SEAWEED is an overarching name for countless species of marine plants and algae that grow in the ocean, rivers and lakes. These plant-like organisms provide food for underwater creatures, as well as those on land. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Four foot changes that require urgent medical attention
DIABETES can lead to serious foot issues, ones that require emergency care. Here are four signs you need urgent medical attention, otherwise amputation - where the foot has to be surgically removed - is a real risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intermittent fasting found to boost heart health, lower diabetes risk
(Natural News) A recent study revealed that intermittent fasting can help with heart health, improve blood chemistry and reduce the risk of diabetes. The study, published in Nutrition Research, looked at the benefits of time-restricted feeding – in particular, the 16:8 intermittent fasting method – in healthy college men. “What we are doing is time-restricted feeding. It... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 1 Diabetes and Transgender Identity: Is There a Link? Type 1 Diabetes and Transgender Identity: Is There a Link?
Three endocrinology teams have reported higher-than-expected numbers of people with type 1 diabetes among individuals seeking gender-related care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news