Microprocessor knee technology reduces odds of incurring an injurious fall for individuals with diabetic/dysvascular amputation - Wurdeman SR, Miller TA, Stevens PM, Campbell JH.
The objective was t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Men's Health Talk
[The Herald] MEN have been encouraged to take health issues seriously and go for regular check-ups as most of them are succumbing to different diseases such as cancer, diabetes, mental health and many more. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Triad pharmaceutical company lays off 65% of its workforce two months after leadership change
vTv Therapeutics has cut 65% of its workforce in a company restructuring to prioritize the development of an orally administered Type 1 Diabetes treatment. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 7, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Lillian Johnson Source Type: news

What Actually Worries U.S. Doctors About Omicron
The latest COVID-19 variant, Omicron, is raising new fears—among policymakers, parents, educators, business owners and, well, just about everyone. And for good reason, as initial reports suggest that it is significantly more transmissible than prior variants. But for those of us engaged in clinical care and public health—we’re an emergency physician and trauma surgeon—there’s a different fear: with almost every part of our system already overtaxed, we are on the verge of a collapse that will leave us unable to provide even a basic standard of care. Even if Omicron ends up being mild, it could ...
Source: TIME: Health - December 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Megan L. Ranney and Joseph V. Sakran Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

IDF Atlas: 1 in 10 Adults Worldwide Now Has Diabetes IDF Atlas: 1 in 10 Adults Worldwide Now Has Diabetes
New edition includes data on prevalence, mortality, and diabetes expenditures, with new sections on adult-onset type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes in youth, and the impact of COVID-19 on diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 7, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetes: The vegetable that ‘significantly' lowers blood sugar within minutes of intake
BECAUSE diabetes cases continue to grow year on year, managing the condition is quickly becoming a priority among medical circles worldwide. Fortunately, one vegetable has demonstrated glucose-lowering effects in 30 minutes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Michele Brown was vaccinated - but had a suppressed immune system. Would better health advice have saved her?
The mother-of-two carefully shielded until the government said it was safe to see friends and family. She had no idea how her existing conditions could affect herThe feeling of relief was immense as 58-year-old Michele Brown returned home from the vaccine centre. Her husband, Terry, 61, had taken time off from his job as a supervisor at a heavy machinery factory to drive her to her second Covid-19 vaccination at a Gateshead community centre. In the car, Michele told her partner of 40 years that she felt like a weight had been lifted off her shoulders. “She said: ‘At least we’ve got that done,’&rdquo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 7, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Sirin Kale Tags: Society Vaccines and immunisation Health Social media Digital media Medical research Science Source Type: news

Biden Focuses on How Spending Bill Would Lower Drug Costs
President Biden emphasized how the bill would lower prescription drug costs, an issue his administration hopes will build support for the broader package. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 6, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: United States Politics and Government Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Diabetes Insulin Medicare Democratic Party Senate Biden, Joseph R Jr Source Type: news

Diabetes: What are the symptoms of high blood sugar?
DIABETES affects almost five million Britons, with millions more considered "at-risk" for type 2 diabetes. What are the symptoms of high blood sugar to look out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Roche completed the repurchase of Roche shares from Novartis
Basel, 6 December 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that it completed the repurchase of Roche shares that had been held by Novartis. On 4 November 2021, Roche and Novartis had announced this repurchase. The Extraordinary General Meeting of Roche Holding Ltd passed the resolutions required for the repurchase and the capital reduction on 26 November 2021. In accordance with the respective resolution of the Extraordinary General Meeting of 26 November 2021, the 53,309,000 shares have now been repurchased by Roche and the corresponding consideration has been transferred to Novartis. The repurchased shar...
Source: Roche Media News - December 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A systematic review of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with traumatic spinal cord injury - Wahl U, Hirsch T.
OBJECTIVE: The main risk factors for cardiac events, and particularly for the development of atherosclerosis, are diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension, dyslipidemia and smoking. Patients with a traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) may present with autono... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Africa: A New Report Shows Worrying Growth of the Diabetes Pandemic
[The Conversation Africa] Diabetes is rising at an alarming rate. One in 10 adults worldwide - 537 million people - now live with the disease. This is higher than the 463 million adults who lived with the condition in 2019. It presents a significant global challenge to the health and well-being of individuals, families and societies. Diabetes now ranks among the top 10 causes of global mortality, responsible for an estimated 6.7 million deaths in 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 diet: The 85p fruit to protect against high blood sugar symptoms
DIABETES type 2 diet swaps could help to protect against unwanted signs or symptoms of the high blood sugar condition. You could lower your risk of type 2 diabetes symptoms by eating certain foods, including fruit. This is the best fruit to add to your breakfast routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: The most 'powerful' way to protect yourself against ageing
AN AUSTRALIAN study comparing medication and nutrition found that diet has the more profound impact on controlling diabetes, stroke and heart disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: The 12 signs of low blood sugar you should NEVER ignore
DIABETES symptoms tend to go unnoticed for long periods of time, as you might not start feeling unusually unwell. But there are some key warning signs of low blood sugar you should never ignore. Should you speak to a doctor about diabetes symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Drugstores Under Pressure From Demand for Vaccines Amid Staff Shortages
A rush of vaccine-seeking customers and staff shortages are squeezing drugstores around the U.S., leading to frazzled workers and temporary pharmacy closures. Drugstores are normally busy this time of year with flu shots and other vaccines, but now pharmacists are doling out a growing number of COVID-19 shots and giving coronavirus tests. The push for shots is expected to grow more intense as President Joe Biden urges vaccinated Americans to get booster shots to combat the emerging omicron variant. The White House said Thursday that more than two in three COVID-19 vaccinations are happening at local pharmacies. And pharmac...
Source: TIME: Health - December 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tom Murphy/AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 wire Source Type: news

' Milestone' in Stem-Cell-Based Islet Replacement for Type 1 Diabetes'Milestone' in Stem-Cell-Based Islet Replacement for Type 1 Diabetes
Interim results from an ongoing multicenter clinical trial show that implanted pluripotent-stem-cell-derived endocrine progenitor cells can secrete insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - December 4, 2021 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The sign of high blood sugar on your toe that could 'lead to amputation'
UNTREATED diabetes can cause permanent damage to the feet that can render it vulnerable to gangrene. This can lead to toe amputation if left untreated. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why are my feet always cold? Five key reasons - from diabetes to hypothyroidism
WINTER has arrived and with it icy cold temperatures. While the heating may be working hard in our homes - some people can struggle to keep their feet warm. So why are your feet always cold? Here are five key reasons, and when you should see your doctor. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beware of Illegally Marketed Diabetes Treatments
Consumers with diabetes risk serious health complications by choosing illegally marketed diabetes products, which also may be dangerous in and of themselves. Learn about the unapproved products flooding the marketplace and what FDA is doing to counter diabetes products that violate federal law. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - December 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Childhood Metabolic Abnormalities Linked to Adult Psychiatric Symptoms Childhood Metabolic Abnormalities Linked to Adult Psychiatric Symptoms
Metabolic and immune abnormalities seen in nearly 15,000 UK children aged 9 years linked with psychiatric symptoms they later showed as young adults.First Look (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Idf 2021 idf 2021
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from IDF 2021.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Cancer-Related Thyroidectomy Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk Cancer-Related Thyroidectomy Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk
Compared with nonthyroid cancer patients, those receiving thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer show up to a 40% greater risk for diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - December 3, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Lions Club Sensitises Community On Diabetes Awareness, Early Detection
[This Day] Held in commemoration of the World Diabetes Day, 2021, the Lagos Ikoyi Lions Club recently embarked on a "Free Diabetes Awareness and Screening Exercise", aimed at promoting early detection thereby encouraging the local community to be aware of the symptoms and side effects of diabetes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Roche has rapidly developed additional testing options to differentiate mutations in the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant
Basel, 3 December 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and TIB Molbiol, a newly acquired subsidiary within the Roche Diagnostics division, have added three additional Research Use Only (RUO) test kits for the detection of mutations present in the novel B.1.1.529 Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant: VirSNip SARS Spike ins214EPE (RUO), VirSNiP SARS-CoV-2 Spike S371L S373P (RUO), VirSNip SARS Spike E484A (RUO). The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified the recently emerged SARS-CoV-2 variant, Omicron (B.1.1.529), as a COVID-19 variant of concern (VOC).The VirSNiP variant kits allow differentiation between unique mutation...
Source: Roche Investor Update - December 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche has rapidly developed additional testing options to differentiate mutations in the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant
Basel, 3 December 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and TIB Molbiol, a newly acquired subsidiary within the Roche Diagnostics division, have added three additional Research Use Only (RUO) test kits for the detection of mutations present in the novel B.1.1.529 Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant: VirSNip SARS Spike ins214EPE (RUO), VirSNiP SARS-CoV-2 Spike S371L S373P (RUO), VirSNip SARS Spike E484A (RUO). The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified the recently emerged SARS-CoV-2 variant, Omicron (B.1.1.529), as a COVID-19 variant of concern (VOC).The VirSNiP variant kits allow differentiation between unique mutation...
Source: Roche Media News - December 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The 'black' drink that 'significantly' lowers blood sugar within minutes
BLOOD sugar levels tend to rocket after eating starchy foods but can you counter this harmful effect. A "black" drink has been shown to lower high blood sugar levels shortly after eating - a finding that should be welcomed by the diabetic community. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

100 Years of Insulin, but Millions Still Without Access 100 Years of Insulin, but Millions Still Without Access
Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Retinopathy Risk in Kids Higher in Type 2 Than Type 1 Diabetes Retinopathy Risk in Kids Higher in Type 2 Than Type 1 Diabetes
Children diagnosed with type 2 diabetes appear significantly more likely to develop retinopathy and other ocular complications than children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Carbon Health rolls out metabolic health assessment program
The program is designed to help find patients  at risk for diabetes.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 2, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Make Cholesterol Control a Greater Priority in Diabetes Make Cholesterol Control a Greater Priority in Diabetes
To improve cholesterol management in diabetes,'clinician-patient discussions are crucial, addressing risk/benefits and treatment goals, and offering reputable sources'of information.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Pacific Dental Services and American Diabetes Association partner to increase awareness of the link between oral health and diabetes
Research shows that harmful bacteria and inflammation in the mouth can indicate and even cause systemic conditions throughout the body.IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading dental support organization Pacific Dental Services® (PDS) has announced a new partnership with the American Diabetes Association® to increase awareness of the link between periodontal disease and diabetes, and how oral health providers can assist patients in preventing and managing this chronic health condition. The timing of this announcement coincides with American Diabetes Month ™, a month-long ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 2, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Diabetes Plus Hypertension Worsen Brain Structure, Function Diabetes Plus Hypertension Worsen Brain Structure, Function
People who have both diabetes and hypertension appear to have worse brain structure and cognitive performance than those with just one of these conditions, according to new data from 39,000 individuals.First Look (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

rhTSH Preparation for Radioiodine Ablation in Thyroid Cancer rhTSH Preparation for Radioiodine Ablation in Thyroid Cancer
Should recombinant human TSH be considered in the preparation of differentiated thyroid cancer patients for postoperative radioiodine ablation?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Effects of PPIs on Glycemic Control and Incident Diabetes Effects of PPIs on Glycemic Control and Incident Diabetes
Could PPI therapy potentially help improve glycemic control and decrease the risk for developing diabetes?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Diagnostic Workup, Etiology of Hypercalcemia of Malignancy Diagnostic Workup, Etiology of Hypercalcemia of Malignancy
Could new research challenge current thinking about the etiology of hypercalcemia of malignancy?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

NIHR Alert: Increased rates of organ damage are seen in people discharged from hospital after COVID-19, NIHR Dissemination Centre (published 30th November 2021)
Expert commentary is provided on a study that found patients with Covid-19, when compared to matched controls (not infected), were more likely to be admitted to hospital, to die, and to have a new diagnosis of respiratory disease, diabetes or heart disease. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Two symptoms when you go to the toilet signalling high blood sugar - signs
DIABETES is representative of high blood sugars. Building up slowly over time, watch out for two key symptoms of the condition when going to the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Living with Crohn's disease and colitis
Crohn ’s and Colitis Awareness Week will be observed Dec. 1–7, which makes this a good time to learn about living with these disorders. Researchers estimate that more than half a million people in the U.S. have Crohn’s disease, and 600,000 to 900,000 people in the U.S. have ulcerative colitis, accor ding to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Inflammatory bowel disease is an umbrella term used to describe disorders that involve chronic… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 2, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Exposing inequalities: The underlying connection between COVID and AIDS
It was mid-March 2020 and Brad Sears had a good indication of what was going to happen next. He had survived the AIDS epidemic four decades ago and based on that experience knew COVID-19 would quickly expose existing social inequalities.As a young man in the early 1980s and on a career track in law, Sears was well aware of the policy discussions around HIV/AIDS. Much of that discussion at the federal level characterized AIDS as a gay men ’s disease and thus not a priority for the Reagan-era United States. The impact of oppression and discrimination — whether measured by access to health care, poverty, mental he...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Poor Night's Sleep Impairs Glucose Control the Next Morning Poor Night's Sleep Impairs Glucose Control the Next Morning
A poor night's sleep and going to bed later than usual are both associated with impaired blood glucose response to high-fat, high carbohydrate breakfasts the following morning.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Novel Plasma Gas-Based Strategy Kills Resistant Bacteria Novel Plasma Gas-Based Strategy Kills Resistant Bacteria
The antibiotic-free formulation shows potential as a targeted treatment for antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in chronic wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers, as well as a potential therapy for SARS-CoV-2.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 30, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Support for Early Surgery in Older Adults With Primary Hyperparathyroidism Support for Early Surgery in Older Adults With Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Parathyroidectomy is associated with a lower risk of fracture compared with nonsurgical management among older adults with primary hyperparathyroidism, a new study indicates.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 30, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

ViaCyte Appoints Marty Lorenzo as General Counsel
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- ViaCyte, Inc., a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company developing novel cell replacement therapies to address diseases with significant unmet needs, today announced the appointme... Regenerative Medicine, Personnel ViaCyte, cell therapy, diabetes (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Psychiatric Disorders and Type 2 Diabetes Often Go Together
Title: Psychiatric Disorders and Type 2 Diabetes Often Go TogetherCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/30/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/30/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - November 30, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Algorithm Predicts Response to SGLT2, DPP-4 Inhibitors in Diabetes Algorithm Predicts Response to SGLT2, DPP-4 Inhibitors in Diabetes
British investigators derived and validated an algorithm, available online, for predicting response of patients with type 2 diabetes to agents from two different classes of glucose-lowering drugs.First Look (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - November 29, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Gut Microbiome Linked With Incident Type 2 Diabetes Gut Microbiome Linked With Incident Type 2 Diabetes
Four related species of common gut bacteria had significant links with incident type 2 diabetes in a 16-year study of more than 5500 residents of Finland.First Look (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Your Heart and Diet: A Heart-Healthy Way to Eat
Aim for an overall healthful dietary pattern, the American Heart Association advises, rather than focusing on “good” or “bad” foods. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Diet and Nutrition Food Heart Meat Diabetes Oils and Fats Grain Fruit Salt Vegetables Labeling and Labels (Product) American Heart Assn Source Type: news

Fitness fights fires: exploring the relationship between physical fitness and firefighter ability - Chizewski A, Box A, Kesler R, Petruzzello SJ.
BACKGROUND: Regular exercise in firefighters may be effective in preventing or attenuating ill health (e.g., hypertension, diabetes, and obesity), as well as improving their firefighting ability. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationshi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Understanding the relationship between depression and chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension: a grounded theory study - Herrera PA, Campos-Romero S, Szabo W, Mart ínez P, Guajardo V, Rojas G.
There is a bi-directional relationship between depression and chronic illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension. This comorbidity is associated with higher mortality risk and diminishes the efficacy of interventions. The specific mechanisms of this mutua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news