Despite Effective Therapies, Fibroid Care Still Lacking Despite Effective Therapies, Fibroid Care Still Lacking
Minimally invasive procedures for uterine fibroids are highly effective, but gaps in diagnosis, racial disparities, and lack of availability outside urban academic centers limit their use.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 27, 2023 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Source Type: news

Can Endos Use Social Media Safely? Can Endos Use Social Media Safely?
In this episode of the Thyroid Stimulating Podcast, Kaniksha Desia, MD, interviews Malini Gupta, MD, about her use of social media and best practices for endocrinologists.American Thyroid Association (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 27, 2023 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Interview Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Still Best Option for Some With Obesity Bariatric Surgery Still Best Option for Some With Obesity
Despite the rapid emergence of glucagonlike peptide-1 agonists for treating obesity, bariatric surgery may still be a better choice for some individuals, two experts say.Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 27, 2023 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetes and Metabolism Updates From ASN 2023 Diabetes and Metabolism Updates From ASN 2023
Highlights in diabetes and metabolism from ASN 2023 include the AYAME trial, examining bardoxolone methyl in diabetic kidney disease, as well as a novel aldosterone synthase inhibitor and zibotentan.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology ReCAP Source Type: news

Metoclopramide Nasal Spray Eases Gastroparesis in Women Metoclopramide Nasal Spray Eases Gastroparesis in Women
A nasal spray formulation of metoclopramide was well tolerated and reduced symptoms of diabetic gastroparesis in women with moderate to severe baseline symptoms in a phase 3 studyMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - November 27, 2023 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Revolutionary computer program could detect risk of heart attack or stroke in type 2 diabetes patients by analysing blood sugar levels
The SCORE2 software pinpoints diabetes patients who are most at risk of developing serious cardiac complications by assessing blood sugar levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Association between the number of teeth and incident pre-diabetes among middle-aged adults with periodontal disease: a retrospective cohort analysis of Japanese claims data
Conclusions Having fewer teeth was associated with a higher incidence of pre-diabetes. Due to the limitations of this study, however, causality remains undetermined.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 24, 2023 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Ozempic shortage has disproportionate impact on N.W.T.'s Indigenous population
A global shortage of a drug used for Type 2 diabetes is being felt in the N.W.T. and could disproportionately affect Indigenous people.   (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/North Source Type: news

Wegovy-Maker Novo Nordisk to Spend More Than $2 Billion Boosting Production in France
Pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk said it will invest more than 16 billion Danish kroner ($2.34 billion) in its French production site as it seeks to meet rising demand for its blockbuster obesity and diabetes treatments. The Danish company, which makes the Wegovy obesity drug and diabetes drug…#novonordisk #danish #chartres (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to stay healthy on a night shift
This story was produced by our colleagues at the BBC. While the rest of us sleep, millions of people in the U.S. and around the world work the graveyard shift in jobs such as health care, cleaning, fast food and factories. Medical evidence suggests they’re at increased risk of developing diabetes,…#ahmedbhuli #capetown #southafrica #bhuli #vashalibunatti #mumbai #audrastarkey #australian #healthyshiftworker #starkey (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Picture quiz: Toenail presentations
The Nursing in Practice ‘picture quizzes’ aim to test your knowledge through photo presentations of symptoms. Work your way through them to understand the key clinical problems faced by patients, and how to correctly identify them. Press ‘start’ below to begin the quiz.  A 45-year-old woman is concerned about this black line that has appeared under her big toenail. Can you reassure her about the cause? Fungal nail infection Melanoma Subungual haematoma Ingrowing toenail A 23-year-old woman wants to know what you are going to do about her ‘manky toenail’ as it is summer and she feels she ...
Source: Nursing in Practice - November 23, 2023 Category: Nursing Authors: Mollie Fraser-Andrews Tags: Dermatology Quiz toenail Source Type: news

Management of leg ulceration
Julie Hewish, national tissue viability clinical lead, Health Innovation East, offers a guide to the risk factors, presentation, assessment and management of venous and arterial leg ulcers. A longer version of this module is available at Nursing in Practice 365.    A leg ulcer is defined as an open wound between the knee and just... Read moreThe post Management of leg ulceration appeared first on Nursing in Practice. (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - November 23, 2023 Category: Nursing Authors: Jon Lalljee Tags: Dermatology Diabetes Older people care leg ulcer Wound care Source Type: news

Choose your food wisely to avoid these health issues
The team found that eating foods rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and low-fat dairy is associated with a reduced risk of Type 2 diabetes and mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - November 23, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Is Sleep Important for Patients With Diabetes? Why Is Sleep Important for Patients With Diabetes?
Educating patients with diabetes about the importance of sleep can help ease patients ' anxiety so they can get a good night ' s rest, says Florence Comite, MD.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 22, 2023 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

NOX4 Inhibition: A Promising New Treatment For Diabetic Retinopathy
In recent years, significant efforts have explored the potential of NOX4 inhibition as a novel therapeutic approach for diabetic retinopathy. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 22, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & standard Source Type: news