Diabetes type 2 warning - sign that ‘suddenly appears on your skin’ you shouldn’t ignore
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss, feeling very tired, and passing more urine than normal. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar if you have this sign that “suddenly appears”. Could you be at risk of diabetes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Discovery of genetic variants could lead to new weight loss medicines
Around four million people in the UK carry genetic variants that protect them from obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, according to a new paper co-authored by MRC researchers. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - April 19, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

Egypt ’s Food Challenge: a Good Effort but Not Enough
A bakery shop in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian flatbread, known as Aish baladi or country bread is on the table of all Egyptians, even the poorest, thanks to a smartcard system that assigns certain quantities to each family to avoid unnecessary waste. By Maged SrourCAIRO, Apr 18 2019 (IPS) “Unfortunately the overall nutritional panorama of Egypt does not look well,” says Dr. Sara Diana Garduno Diaz, an expert concentrating on nutrition and biology at the American University of the Middle East. Diaz’s research focuses on dietary patterns and ethnic-associated risk factors for metabolic syndrome. “While tra...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Headlines Health Middle East & North Africa Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (B Source Type: news

Fielding the Dangers of Fasting and Feasting With Diabetes Fielding the Dangers of Fasting and Feasting With Diabetes
Are you prepared to safely guide your Muslim patients with diabetes through Ramadan, their holy month of fasting? Here's what you need to know.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Column Source Type: news

No'One-Size-Fits-All' Diet for Diabetics, Expert Panel Says
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- There is no one right diet for people with diabetes, and patients should instead have personalized nutrition plans, a new American Diabetes Association (ADA) report says. There simply is no ideal percentage of calories... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 18, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The best vegetables for type 2 diabetes
Vegetables are good for anyone, with a rich array of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and plant compounds, but they can especially benefit people with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is when a person cannot control their blood sugar. Find out which vegetables are best for type 2 diabetes, and some tasty ways to eat them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Reference Values Found for Osteoporosis Screening With CTs Reference Values Found for Osteoporosis Screening With CTs
A single center study has identified reference values for opportunistic screening for osteoporosis using CT scans done for other reasons.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Microbes in Diabetic Foot Ulcers May Help Predict Treatment Success
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- Some strains of Staph bacteria may slow the healing of diabetic foot ulcers, while other types of bacteria may promote healing, according to a new study. The results suggest that monitoring the bacterial populations... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 18, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Apps not adequate for managing type 2 diabetes
Smartphone apps used to monitor blood glucose levels and manage type 2 diabetes are not accurate enough to safely control the condition, according to a study published inJAMA.Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 18, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The citrus fruit proven to help lower blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition that causes a person ’s blood glucose level to come too high, and left untreated, serious complications can occur. But eating a healthy diet can help keep blood sugar in check - especially eating a certain citrus fruit. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prostate Drugs May Raise Diabetes Risk
Proscar and Avodart, prescribed for an enlarged prostate, were tied to an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Diabetes Prostate Gland Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Source Type: news

Nigeria: Over Seven Million Exposed to Diabetes
[Guardian] Project Coordinator, Stop Diabetes Awareness Foundation (SDAF), Dr. John Ade Iguve, has said the prevalence of diabetes in Nigeria is at an alarming rate. According to him, over seven million adult Nigerians are currently exposed to the risk of diabetes, while about 2.5 million adult Nigerians are living with the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Microbiomes of diabetic foot ulcers are associated with clinical outcomes
(University of Wisconsin-Madison) New research suggests that the microbial communities associated with chronic wounds common in diabetic patients affect whether those wounds heal or lead to amputations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 18, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mount Sinai researchers discover that diabetes drug may reverse heart failure
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Study finds drug could have new applications in non-diabetics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are beans good for diabetes?
Beans are a diabetes superfood. They can help stabilize blood sugar and reduce the risk of disease. Beans also provide protein, fiber, and vitamins. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Food manufacturers will be responsible for thousands of needless cases of diabetes
Oxford University academics calculated the scheme - which aims to cut sugar by a fifth in cereals, yogurts and sweet treats - will significantly cut obesity if it is successful. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk factors identified for patients undergoing knee replacements
In the largest study of its kind, researchers from the Musculoskeletal Research Unit at the University of Bristol have identified the most important risk factors for developing severe infection after knee replacement. Patients who are under 60 years of age, males, those with chronic pulmonary disease, diabetes, liver disease, and a higher body mass index are at increased risk of having the joint replacement redone (known as revision) due to infection. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Translational Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Bariatric Embolization a Future Treatment for Severe Obesity? Bariatric Embolization a Future Treatment for Severe Obesity?
The pilot study'is a great step forward'to establish feasibility, safety, and efficacy of a weight-loss procedure designed to suppress appetite, but will not replace bariatric surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

FDA Approves New Weight Loss Aid
BOSTON (CBS) — The FDA has approved a new weight loss aid not just for people who are obese, but people who are overweight as well. It’s called “Plenity” and it’s an oral hydrogel capsule made of cellulose and citric acid. When it enters the stomach, it releases thousands of particles that absorb water, forming small pieces of gel that increase the volume of the stomach and small intestine and make patients feel full. The manufacturer says in clinical trials, when taken before lunch and dinner, six out of 10 adults lost at least 5% of their body weight within six months. It’s designed no...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall HealthWatch Source Type: news

Is CREDENCE a Game Changer for Diabetic Nephropathy? Is CREDENCE a Game Changer for Diabetic Nephropathy?
The medical community is marveling at the results of the CREDENCE trial. But can one study really change clinical practice? Perry Wilson shares his thoughts.Medscape Nephrology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Commentary Source Type: news

Most Diabetes Phone Apps Lack Education, Support Functions
WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 -- Most diabetes apps miss opportunities to improve care and health outcomes by not providing real-time decision support or situation-specific education on blood glucose self-management, according to a research letter... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Abbott Has Midas Touch with Its 1Q19 Earnings
Abbott Laboratories is off to a solid start in 2019 if its most recent earnings are any indication. The Abbott Park, IL-based company reported earnings that topped its own forecast. The firm posted first-quarter earnings from continuing operations of 63 cents per share, above the 61 cents expected by analysts, on $7.5 billion in sales. "We're right on track with our expectations to start the year," said Miles White, chairman and CEO, Abbott, said in a release. "All of our key long-term growth drivers are performing well and we're targeting another year of strong sales and earnings growth." Join us for N...
Source: MDDI - April 17, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Family History Impact on Diabetes Control and Complications Family History Impact on Diabetes Control and Complications
Is a family history of type 2 diabetes associated with an increased risk for developing diabetes and more severe disease?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Saturated Fat, Inflammation, and Insulin Resistance in PCOS Saturated Fat, Inflammation, and Insulin Resistance in PCOS
In what ways might saturated fat impact inflammation and insulin resistance in PCOS?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Hashimoto Thyroiditis and the Development of Thyroid Nodules Hashimoto Thyroiditis and the Development of Thyroid Nodules
This study investigates the possible association among pediatric patients.Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Gestational diabetes increases a child's risk of type 1 or 2
A study by McGill University found the children of women who had gestational diabetes are up to 77 per cent more likely to develop type 1 or 2 diabetes before they turn 22. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Four foods proven to lower blood sugar and risk of condition developing
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition that causes a person ’s blood sugar level to become too high, and left untreated, serious health complications can occur. One way found to lower blood sugar is to include certain foods in your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most type 2 diabetes apps lack real-time advice on blood sugar management
(This April 16 story modifies headline and paragraphs 1 and 2 to make it clearer that the apps were for patients with type 2 diabetes.) (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Diabetes drug Metformin may fight heart disease, study says
Metformin could reverse left ventricular hypertrophy, the thickening of the heart's muscle that can cause heart disease. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metformin ‘reduces’ risk of heart disease in non-diabetic patients
The commonly used diabetes drug metformin could reverse the harmful thickening of heart muscle that leads to cardiovascular disease, according to UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 17, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Botswana: Diabetes Equally Impactful - Ransome
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -British High Commissioner to Botswana Ms Katy Ransome says diabetes like other diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Ebola is impactful. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 17, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Phys Ed: 10 Years After an Exercise Study, Benefits Persist
The benefits of exercise may last longer than many of us might expect. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Tags: Exercise Diabetes Insulin Research Weight Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can purple corn reduce inflammation, diabetes?
Researchers bred a number of new varieties of purple corn and used a mouse cell model to study how these can reduce inflammation and insulin resistance. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Drug 'reduces' risk of kidney failure for type 2 diabetes patients
A landmark clinical trial has provided “renewed optimism” for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, after researchers found a drug reduced the risk of renal failure by almost a third. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 17, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children
Risk of diabetes in a child or teen is nearly doubled if their mother had gestational diabetes Related items fromOnMedica High gluten intake during pregnancy associated with diabetes Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised Early age type 1 diabetes linked to shorter life expectancy than later age diagnosis Diabetes drug use during pregnancy affects child's weight Doctors should regard FGM as child abuse (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 17, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Mom's Gestational Diabetes Ups Type 1 Diabetes Risk in Kids Mom's Gestational Diabetes Ups Type 1 Diabetes Risk in Kids
If a child develops polyuria, polydipsia, weight loss, or fatigue, and his or her mother had gestational diabetes, test for diabetes, says the lead author of a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Most diabetes apps lack real-time advice on blood sugar management
(Reuters Health) - Hundreds of smartphone apps promise to make managing diabetes easier, but very few offer real-time guidance on what to do for dangerously high or low blood sugar, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Teprotumumab, Canagliflozin, and Kevin Pho Top AACE Agenda Teprotumumab, Canagliflozin, and Kevin Pho Top AACE Agenda
Graves'ophthalmopathy, type 2 diabetes treatment, social media matters, and much more to be featured at Los Angeles conference.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Aace 2019 aace 2019
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AACE 2019Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Common Diabetes Drug May Also Help Kidneys, Heart
Those who took Invokana had a 30% lower risk of developing kidney failure, a 30% lower risk of dying from kidney failure or heart disease, the researchers reported. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is pineapple good for diabetes?
Pineapple has a higher glycemic index (GI) score than other fruits, but people with diabetes can still include it as part of a healthful diet. In this article, we look at how pineapple affects diabetes and the best ways to eat it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Apps Designed for People With Type 2 Diabetes Disappoint Apps Designed for People With Type 2 Diabetes Disappoint
Study'demonstrates the immaturity of diabetes apps and missed opportunities to improve care and health outcomes. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

10 Biggest Myths About Sleeping, According To Researchers
(CNN) — Hey, sleepyheads. What you believe about sleep may be nothing but a pipe dream. Many of us have notions about sleep that have little basis in fact and may even be harmful to our health, according to researchers at NYU Langone Health’s School of Medicine, who conducted a study published Tuesday in the journal Sleep Health. “There’s such a link between good sleep and our waking success,” said lead study investigator Rebecca Robbins, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health. “And yet we often find ourselves debunking myths, whether ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch News CNN Sleep Source Type: news

Is Honey Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Because it comes from nature — from bees, no less — honey has a health halo. But is honey really healthy? Here’s what dietitians say about the health benefits of honey. What is honey made of? Honey is made from nectar. “Bees collect the dilute-sugary nectar of flora plants, produce an enzymatic activity after ingestion, regurgitate it into honey cells and evaporate a high percentage of the water out of it, producing a super-sweet viscous liquid known as honey,” explains Dana Hunnes, a senior dietitian at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. The sweet substance is mostly fructose and glucose &mda...
Source: TIME: Health - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Low-Carb Breakfast May Improve All-Day Glucose Control in T2DM
TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 -- A very low-carbohydrate, high-fat breakfast may be a practical and easy way for patients with type 2 diabetes to lower their overall exposure to postprandial hyperglycemia and improve glycemic variability, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The creamy dessert proven to lower blood sugar and prevent the condition
TYPE 2 diabetes causes a person ’s blood sugar levels to become too high and can lead to serious long-term health problems if left untreated. Limiting certain foods is one way to control blood sugar. Another could be to eat more of a certain creamy dessert. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treatment success for diabetic kidney disease
Clinical trial findings inThe New England Journal of Medicine report that canagliflozin can reduce the risk of kidney and cardiac failure in patients with diabetes.iNews (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diabetes: Can cheese control blood sugar?
Many people with diabetes eat low-fat cheese. However, researchers have shown that both low-fat and regular cheese may be good for regulating insulin. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Common Diabetes Drug May Also Shield Kidneys, Heart
Title: Common Diabetes Drug May Also Shield Kidneys, HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - April 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

FDA's Added-Sugar Labeling Policy to Pay Sweet Dividends FDA's Added-Sugar Labeling Policy to Pay Sweet Dividends
The first-of-its-kind study projects striking reductions in cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, coupled with billions in cost savings after implementation of an added-sugar labeling policy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news