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Sun Pharma recalls two lots of diabetes drug due to microbial contamination
According to US FDA, a Class II recall occurs in a situation where use of or exposure to the product may lead to temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronary Calcium Helps Stratify 10-Year Cardiac Risk in Diabetes Coronary Calcium Helps Stratify 10-Year Cardiac Risk in Diabetes
Even in patients with long-standing diabetes, information on how calcified coronary arteries are is helpful for predicting future CVD risk, say the authors of a new MESA analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Diabetics with related eye damage have increased falling risk
(Reuters Health) - People with diabetic retinopathy are more likely to fall than diabetics who have not developed vision problems, a study in Singapore suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Diabetics with related eye damage have increased falling risk
(Reuters Health) - People with diabetes and related eye damage known as retinopathy are more likely to fall than diabetics who have not developed vision problems, a study in Singapore suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Overuse of mouthwash linked to type 2 diabetes
A study, published in the journalNitric Oxide, reports that frequent use of mouthwash can contribute to an elevated risk of developing type 2 diabetes.Newsweek (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Development of type 1 diabetes is not prevented by oral insulin
Treating those with normal blood glucose but two or more islet autoantibodies with oral insulin does not prevent development of type 1 diabetes, according to a study published in theJournal of the American Medical Association.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 24, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Ask Well: Am I at High Risk for a Heart Attack?
Physicians use a number of different factors to assess your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Cholesterol Heart Blood Pressure Calculators Diabetes Source Type: news

Association between the severity of diabetic retinopathy and falls in an Asian population with diabetes: the Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases Study - Gupta P, Aravindhan A, Gan ATL, Man REK, Fenwick EK, Mitchell P, Tan N, Sabanayagam C, Wong TY, Cheng CY, Lamoureux EL.
IMPORTANCE: The presence and severity of diabetic retinopathy (DR) may contribute to the risk of falling in persons with diabetes, but evidence is currently equivocal. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the associations of diabetes and DR severity with the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Black Friday 2017 UK WARNING: Stress deals could cause HEART ATTACKS and diabetes
BLACK FRIDAY 2017 UK deals have the potential to save shoppers hundreds of pounds, but last-minute rushes to bag some top deals could have a number of damaging impacts on customers ’ health, doctors have warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black Friday 2017 UK WARNING: Stress deals could cause diabetes and HEART ATTACKS
BLACK FRIDAY 2017 UK deals have the potential to save shoppers hundreds of pounds, but last-minute rushes to bag some top deals could have a number of damaging impacts on customers ’ health, doctors have warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deaths Involving Fentanyl, Fentanyl Analogs, and U-47700 Deaths Involving Fentanyl, Fentanyl Analogs, and U-47700
Using toxicologic evidence across multiple states, this report confirms that illicitly manufactured fentanyl and its analogs are key in driving the increase in opioid overdose deaths.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Bonventre Receives NCATS/NIDDK Grant for Tissue Chip Development
Joseph Bonventre, MD, PhD, chief of the Divisions of Renal Medicine and Engineering in Medicine, was awarded a grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the National Institutes for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidn (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - November 24, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Little-publicised gender divide in diabetes, says Men ’s Health Forum
Urgent action now needed to ensure men get help and support they need Related items fromOnMedica Overview of type 1 diabetes Impaired glucose regulation (pre-diabetes) GPs should test all over 40s for diabetes, NICE says Third of adults don ’t know ulcers are serious diabetes complication Top ten priorities for type 2 diabetes uncovered (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 24, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Diabetes warning: Using THIS unlikely product everyday could increase risk of type 2
DIABETES is on the rise, and using mouthwash too often to combat bad breath could be to blame, say scientists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Eating Slowly This Thanksgiving Will Improve Your Long Term Health
As you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner to partake of turkey with all the trimmings, it ’s best to eat slowly. The risk includes not only weight gain, and elevated blood sugar, but your odds of developing metabolic syndrome, which can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Black Friday 2017 WARNING: Stress deals could cause diabetes and HEART ATTACKS
BLACK FRIDAY 2017 could save consumers hundreds of pounds while shopping in the sales. But last-minute rushes to bag some top deals could have a number of damaging impacts on customers ’ health, doctors have warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black Friday 2017 health WARNING: Stress deals could cause diabetes and HEART ATTACKS
BLACK FRIDAY 2017 could save consumers hundreds of pounds while shopping in the sales. But last-minute rushes to bag some top deals could have a number of damaging impacts on customers ’ health, doctors have warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three cups of coffee a day linked to lower risk of cancer and DIABETES, study says
DRINKING three or four cups of coffee a day provides protection against heart disease, cancer, diabetes and dementia, research suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using mouthwash daily could raise your risk of diabetes
Mouthwash may kill off helpful microbes in the mouth which protect against these conditions, found the Harvard School of Public Health which suggests swilling once not twice a day may be best. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coffee cuts risk of heart disease and help you live longer
This amount cuts the risk of heart disease by 15% and early death by 17%, found the University of Southampton. It also slashes chances of certain cancers, diabetes, liver disease and dementia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Safely Navigate Diabetes and Thanksgiving
THURSDAY, Nov. 23, 2017 -- People with diabetes can have a healthy and safe Thanksgiving dinner if they follow certain guidelines, a diabetes expert says. The keys are pre-planning and moderation, according to Dr. Vanessa Arguello. She is a health... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 23, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Scientists find key to regenerating blood vessels
A new study led by researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) identifies a signaling pathway that is essential for angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels from pre-existing vessels. The findings, published in Nature Communications, may improve current strategies to improve blood flow in ischemic tissue, such as that found in atherosclerosis and peripheral vascular disease associated with diabetes. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - November 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Rwanda:All Set for Inaugural 'Run Blue' Race
[New Times] All is set for the inaugural Run Blue race aimed at fighting diabetes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 23, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Scientists find key to regenerating blood vessels
(Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute) Researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have identified a signaling pathway that is essential for angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels from pre-existing vessels. The findings, published in Nature Communications, may improve current strategies to improve blood flow in ischemic tissue, such as that found in atherosclerosis and peripheral vascular disease associated with diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 23, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Under Affordable Care Act, Americans have had more preventive care for heart health, UCLA study finds
By reducing out-of-pocket costs for preventive treatment, the Affordable Care Act appears to have encouraged more people to have health screenings related to their cardiovascular health,a UCLA study found. Comparing figures from 2006 through 2013, researchers found that more people were screened for diabetes, high cholesterol, cigarette use and high blood pressure — all risk factors for heart disease — after the ACA was implemented than before.But the research, published in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Managed Care, also revealed a disparity between men and women in one key area. Although more men who ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 23, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Coffee more likely to benefit than to harm health
Three or four cups daily probably best ‘dose’ – but not in pregnancy or high fracture risk Related items fromOnMedica Moderate coffee drinking reduces risk of clogged arteries High coffee consumption may lower MS risk Caffeine may lower risk of death in women with diabetes Nutrition more important than calories, say experts May be time for Britons to switch to Mediterranean diet, study suggests (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 23, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The power of four cups of coffee a day
This amount cuts the risk of heart disease by 15% and early death by 17%, found the University of Southampton. It also slashes chances of certain cancers, diabetes, liver disease and dementia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coffee health benefits: Drinking THIS much could protect you from killer illnesses
DRINKING three or four cups of coffee a day provides protection against heart disease, cancer, diabetes and dementia, research suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New GLP-1 Semaglutide Still Largely Unknown to Endocrinologists New GLP-1 Semaglutide Still Largely Unknown to Endocrinologists
Medscape Medical News poll respondents said obese patients with diabetes whose condition is poorly controlled would benefit the most from semaglutide.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Chasing Diabetes' Connection to Pancreatic Cancer Chasing Diabetes' Connection to Pancreatic Cancer
Diabetes and pancreatic cancer affect the same organ, but they have more in common than just their location. People who have one of these conditions are also more likely to have the other one.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Normalize blood sugar with stem cell boosters
All the patients that I see in my clinic are special… But sometimes there’s a patient who really leaves a mark on you. I recently had a patient like that. He was living 3,000 miles away in Ireland and had seen one of my daily e-newsletters. Right after reading it, he made an appointment, booked a flight and came to my clinic in South Florida. I’ll call him K.O. About 10 years ago, K.O. was diagnosed with dangerously high blood sugar, type 2 diabetes and out-of-control blood pressure. He was 50 years old and taking 10 prescriptions a day. His kidneys were failing him and he was on the short list for a kid...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 22, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr. Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Nutrition blood sugar carbs diabetes energy stem cells Syndrome Zero Source Type: news

Risk of Diabetes Mellitus Among Medicaid Beneficiaries in Hawaii
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - November 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage of Visits to Office-Based Physicians by Adults Aged ≥18 Years for Diabetes Mellitus, by Sex and Age —National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2015
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - November 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Beyond A1C: Standardizing Diabetes-Related Outcome Definitions Beyond A1C: Standardizing Diabetes-Related Outcome Definitions
Several articles in the December issue of Diabetes Care highlight new avenues in diabetes outcomes research made possible by continuous glucose monitoring.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetes drug could prevent heart transplant complications
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London successfully repurposed a diabetes drug to prevent rejection without the side effects of current immunosuppressive drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Why eating PEANUTS could be the key for type 2 patients
DIABETES type 2 could be controlled by eating peanuts, as they can help to manage blood sugar levels throughout the day, according to research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Under Pressure in Diabetes, Novo Nordisk Steps Up Focus on Obesity Drugs Under Pressure in Diabetes, Novo Nordisk Steps Up Focus on Obesity Drugs
Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk is stepping up its efforts to treat obesity, seeking to tap into a potentially huge market as its established diabetes drugs come under price pressure, particularly in the United States.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Facing pressure in diabetes, Novo Nordisk plans next big push – obesity
The world’s largest diabetes drug-maker, Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO), is reportedly looking to boost its efforts to treat obesity as the company’s well-established diabetes drugs face competition. At Novo Nordisk’s capital markets day yesterday, CEO Lars Fruergaard Jorgensen told investors that the company wants to rival surgery with their drugs as a solution for obesity. The drug-maker’s first target – semaglutide. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Facing pressure in diabetes, Novo Nordisk plans next big push – obesity appeared first on M...
Source: Mass Device - November 22, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Diabetes Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Novo Nordisk Source Type: news

Insulin Pill May Delay Type 1 Diabetes in Some
Title: Insulin Pill May Delay Type 1 Diabetes in SomeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/21/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/22/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - November 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes foot care services may help avoid lower limb amputations
(Wiley) In a Diabetic Medicine study that compared different regions in England, areas that provided 10 key services for diabetes foot care had lower rates of major diabetes-related lower limb amputations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Risk for aging-related diseases elevated among thyroid cancer survivors
(American Association for Cancer Research) Risk for aging-related diseases such as heart disease and diabetes was significantly higher among thyroid cancer survivors in Utah than it was among age-matched, cancer-free individuals, with those diagnosed before age 40 having the highest risk for some of the diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 22, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Cancer, diabetes and heart disease diet: Is THIS the healthiest way to eat your eggs?
CANCER, diabetes and heart disease risk could be reduced with weight loss and avoiding inflammation, and adding eggs to your diet could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes drug 'could be used to end agony of transplant rejection'
AN EXPERIMENTAL diabetes drug could be used to end the agony of transplant rejection, British scientists said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HIV-positive adults are under-treated for cardiovascular problems compared to those without HIV
This study provides evidence that U.S. policymakers and professional societies should focus on improving the quality of the cardiovascular care that people who are HIV-positive receive.AUTHORSStudy authors are Dr. Joseph Ladapo, Dr. Adam Richards, Cassandra DeWitt, Nina Harawa, Steven Shoptaw, Dr. William Cunningham and Dr. John Mafi, all of UCLA. Mafi is also associated with Rand Corporation.JOURNALThestudy is published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.FUNDINGGrants from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, and National Institute of Men...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 22, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Diabetes drug could heart transplant organ rejection
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London successfully repurposed a diabetes drug to prevent rejection without the side effects of current immunosuppressive drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gestational Diabetes and Hypertension = Huge Risk for Later Disease Gestational Diabetes and Hypertension = Huge Risk for Later Disease
Women who have both gestational diabetes and high blood pressure during a pregnancy are at a substantially higher risk of subsequently developing related disease than those with just one condition.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Insulin Pill May Delay Type 1 Diabetes in Some
Researchers tested the effect of insulin pills on 560 children and adults whose relatives had type 1 diabetes. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher β - Blocker Dose Linked to Lower Mortality Risk
Effect is larger in chronic heart failure patients with diabetes than CHF patients without diabetes (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 21, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Dexcom, Lilly ink deal to combine CGM into smart insulin delivery device
Dexcom (NSDQ:DXCM) said today that it inked a development deal with Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY) to include its continuous glucose monitor in the insulin-maker’s connected delivery devices. The pair plans to start clinical trials by the end of this year, adding that they hope to position the combination of their technologies as a comprehensive solution for people with diabetes. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Dexcom, Lilly ink deal to combine CGM into smart insulin delivery device appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 21, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations Patient Monitoring Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Dexcom Eli Lilly & Co. Source Type: news

Diabetes in Special and Vulnerable Populations: A National Learning Series
November 29, 2017 2:00-3:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - November 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news