Diabetes type 2 - why you should never ignore this ‘surprising’ symptom
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss and fatigue. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar if you have this “surprising” sign, it’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ultrasound Surveillance More Cost-Effective Than Biopsy for Certain Thyroid Nodules Ultrasound Surveillance More Cost-Effective Than Biopsy for Certain Thyroid Nodules
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Familial Hypercholesterolemia Linked to Increased PAD Risk Familial Hypercholesterolemia Linked to Increased PAD Risk
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Risk Factors for CVD Among Thyroid Cancer Survivors Risk Factors for CVD Among Thyroid Cancer Survivors
Which factors may play a prognostic role in the risk for cardiovascular disease among survivors of thyroid cancer?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

New Genetic Test Detects Heart Disease, Diabetes, Cancer
A new genetic scoring system could indicate if one has an increased likelihood of particular diseases. ... This has strong implications for heart disease prevention. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - August 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Key diabetes, anti-cancer drugs among 92 in price-ceiling list
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority said in orders dated August 13 that manufacturers of these drugs will fix their retail prices as per the current regulations and may add goods and services tax only if has been paid or is payable. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - August 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetics can reduce risk for cardiovascular disease, study says
People with type 2 diabetes can significantly reduce cardiovascular disease risk with proper treatment and not smoking, according to a study in Sweden. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for diabetes - three of the best capsules for high blood sugar symptoms
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent some diabetes type 2 symptoms, which include weight loss, fatigue and passing more urine than normal. Adding these capsules to your daily diet could lower your risk of the high blood sugar condition ’s symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Earlier onset of type 1 diabetes linked to greater heart risk, shorter life
(Reuters Health) - The earlier a child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, the greater the risk of heart disease and a life shortened by as much as 18 years, a large study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Diabetes' Costs in Time and Treasure Diabetes' Costs in Time and Treasure
A recent survey asked patients with diabetes about both the financial and personal costs of the disease.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Blood Test in Early Pregnancy May Predict Mom's Diabetes Risk
THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 -- A blood test seems to detect signs of gestational diabetes as early as the 10th week of pregnancy, a new U.S. government study says. Gestational diabetes occurs only in pregnancy and can pose a serious health threat to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Men, Women, on Very Low-Calorie Diet Lose Weight Differently Men, Women, on Very Low-Calorie Diet Lose Weight Differently
' This method of [rapid] weight loss...should be given serious consideration for people with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes,'says an author of the PREVIEW study. More research is needed to unravel gender differences.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester
NIH analysis suggests early screening could allow for lifestyle changes before condition develops. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 16, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Researchers say that being exposed to cold temperatures for long periods could reduce the risk of obesity and Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) Exposure to cold temperatures for long periods of time was found to reduce the risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Nature Communications. This link between temperature and obesity and diabetes risks is believed to be influenced by the way temperature affects the role of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight Gain After Quitting Smoking May Up T2DM Risk
THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 -- Smoking cessation accompanied by weight gain is linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the Aug. 16 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Yang Hu, from the Harvard T.H. Chan... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Two Strategies for Preventing Diabetes in Minority Patients
THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 -- Recognizing the barriers to care for minority patients with type 2 diabetes could reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes nationwide, according to an article published by the American Medical Association's AMA Wire. Noting... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Tip: Keep Diabetic Feet Healthier
-- People who have diabetes often have foot problems that, if severe enough, can lead to amputation of a toe or the entire foot. But by taking care of your feet every day and by watching your blood sugar carefully, diabetics can help prevent these... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Keep Diabetic Feet Healthier
Title: Health Tip: Keep Diabetic Feet HealthierCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - August 16, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Intensive Glycemic Management in Older Adults With Diabetes Intensive Glycemic Management in Older Adults With Diabetes
This study examined contemporary practice patterns of glycemic control in older adults with diabetes mellitus. Are diabetic adults over age 75 being treated more aggressively than necessary?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Using mushrooms as a prebiotic may help improve glucose regulation
(Penn State) Eating white button mushrooms can create subtle shifts in the microbial community in the gut, which could improve the regulation of glucose in the liver, according to a team of researchers. They also suggest that better understanding this connection between mushrooms and gut microbes in mice could one day pave the way for new diabetes treatments and prevention strategies for people. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 16, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

More protein after weight loss may reduce fatty liver disease
(American Physiological Society) Increasing the amount of protein in the diet may reduce the liver's fat content and lower the risk of diabetes in people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology--Endocrinology and Metabolism. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New aid to help identify and manage patients with diabetes at increased risk of fracture
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Bone& Diabetes Working Group has published 'Diagnosis and management of bone fragility in diabetes: an emerging challenge' an expert review that summarizes key research, highlights clinical issues, and provides a helpful 'decision-tree' style algorithm for the identification and management of diabetic patients at increased fracture risk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester, NIH study indicates
(NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development) A blood test conducted as early as the 10th week of pregnancy may help identify women at risk for gestational diabetes, a pregnancy-related condition that poses potentially serious health risks for mothers and infants, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cardiovascular disease related to type 2 diabetes can be reduced significantly
(University of Gothenburg) Properly composed treatment and refraining from cigarette consumption can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease resulting from type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. In some cases, the increased risks could theoretically be eliminated. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NPPA fixes ceiling price of 92 drug formulations
Drug price regulator NPPA has fixed the ceiling price for 92 drug formulations, including those used for treatment of cancer, hepatitis C, migraine and diabetes among others. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - August 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Domestic pharma retail market grows 13% in July
Anti-diabetic therapy dominated the pecking order with four of the top 10 brands, Galvus MET and Janumet being the other top grossers. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - August 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Weight gain after quitting smoking increases a person ’s type 2 diabetes risk by more than 20% 
A study from Harvard University has found that those who gained weight after quitting smoking had a 22 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes in comparison with current smokers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

T2D, Without Other Risks, Not Tied to Excess Mortality (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But diabetic individuals did have a higher risk for heart failure (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - August 15, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Cancer risk with diabetes is higher for women than men
(Reuters Health) - People with diabetes are more likely to develop certain cancers than those without the condition, and a new analysis suggests that the increased risk is greater for women than for men. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Weight gain temporarily hikes diabetes risk when smokers quit
(Reuters Health) - Weight gain can be a big concern for smokers who want to quit, and a new study suggests that it raises the odds of developing type 2 diabetes in the first six years after quitting. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lower Their Risk of Health Problems
A growing number of studies suggest that getting a handle on a few key risk factors can bring type 2 diabetes under control. Lowering blood sugar, for instance, reduces the risk of additional health problems, such as heart disease and stroke related to the disease. But most of these studies have focused on studying one risk factor — like blood sugar, cholesterol or blood pressure — at a time. In a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers analyzed what happens to death rates and other health problems when people control up to five known risk factors for type 2 diabetes. The study ...
Source: TIME: Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine Source Type: news

Weight Gain After Smoking Cessation Hikes Diabetes Risk -- But Not to Worry
(MedPage Today) -- Diabetes risk eventually returns to normal, and outweighed by overall survival boost (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Protect your eye health with Korean starwort especially if you're diabetic
(Natural News) These days, Korean starwort extract makes a living as a dietary supplement. But back in the day, the flowering plant served as a reliable medicinal herb in East Asia. Korean researchers drew upon this healing past when testing its effects on diabetics who suffered from diabetes-induced retinopathy. Diabetes affects many parts of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ReShape Lifesciences shares plunge on Q2 release, withdrawn offering
Shares in ReShape Lifesciences (NSDQ:RSLS) have fell 30% today after the weight loss device maker posted second quarter earnings that missed expectations on Wall Street and announced it terminated plans for an upcoming offering. The San Clemente, Calif.-based company posted losses of $35.3 million, or $14.23 per share, on sales of $653,369 for the three months ended June 30, seeing losses grow 415.3% while sales grew 602.1% compared with the same period last year. Losses per share were significantly behind the $1.79 consensus on Wall Street. “We have made a lot of meaningful progress this quarter at ReShape, wit...
Source: Mass Device - August 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat reshapelifesciences Source Type: news

Weight loss wearables most effective alongside additional efforts, researchers explain
While having a digital companion or tracker can help folks on their weight loss or maintenance journey, dieters may get the best results if they use the technology as part of an intradisciplinary approach to weight loss, according to a recent review published in Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Obesity.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Is Oatmeal Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Oatmeal is a near-universally beloved breakfast. While it has historically been enjoyed across Europe, Russia and the U.S., oatmeal is rapidly gaining popularity in developing countries because of its affordability and its perceived health properties. But is oatmeal really good for you? To answer that question, it’s first important to differentiate among all the different types of oatmeal. There’s steel-cut and rolled, quick-cooking and instant. But all of these terms refer to different methods of preparing hulled oats for cooking. “You can’t eat an unprocessed oat straight from the field,” sa...
Source: TIME: Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Why You Should Watch Your Weight After You Stop Smoking
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 -- There's good news and bad news for smokers who worry about packing on extra pounds when they try to quit. In a new study, quitters who gained a lot of weight faced a higher short-term risk of developing type 2 diabetes,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

SGLT2 Inhibitors and Amputations in Diabetes: Still Unclear SGLT2 Inhibitors and Amputations in Diabetes: Still Unclear
Observational study finds increased risk compared with older oral diabetes medications, but class effect question not addressed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Nemours finishes historic children's diabetes research
As part of a research project conducted by four institutions across the nation, one Jacksonville hospital is taking part in the next big break in type 1 diabetes treatment. Researchers at Nemours Children's Specialty Care on the Southbank of the St. Johns River recently completed a two-week trial of a device that could transform the lives of those living with the disease. The device, called iLet, mimics a pancreas by automatically dosing insulin, glucagon or a comb ination of the two as needed.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison Colburn Source Type: news

Half of new diabetes victims are under 35
NEARLY half of newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes patients were aged under 35, a survey reveals. Despite the life-threatening disease most commonly affecting the over-40s, research indicates young people are most at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists find Ayurvedic medicine can help treat Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) Patients with Type 2 diabetics may have a new, natural means of treating their complicated disease. Sri Lankan researchers tested the leaves of the red sandalwood for anti-diabetic properties. They reported that the leaves of this Ayurvedic medicinal plant possess potent anti-diabetic and antioxidant activity. Nine out of every 10 diabetics have Type... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - do you have this feeling in your hands? High blood sugar signs
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can be difficult to spot, and some people may have high blood sugar without even knowing it. Signs of the condition can include a strange feeling in the extremities, including the hands or feet. Are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight gain after smoking cessation linked to increased short-term diabetes risk
(Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) People who gain weight after they quit smoking may face a temporary increase in the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, with the risk directly proportional to the weight gain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A molecular switch may serve as new target point for cancer and diabetes therapies
(Forschungsverbund Berlin) If certain signaling cascades are misregulated, diseases like cancer, obesity and diabetes may occur. A mechanism recently discovered by scientists at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut f ü r Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) in Berlin and at the University of Geneva has a crucial influence on such signaling cascades and may be an important key for the future development of therapies against these diseases. The results of the study have just been published in the prestigious scientific journal Molecular Cell. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Treating Type 2 diabetes with this traditional Thai herbal extract
(Natural News) Mathurameha, also known as Mathura Meha, is a traditional herbal formula used as alternative treatment for people with diabetes in Thailand. In a study published at BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, researchers from Mahidol University have established scientific evidence to back up the formula, confirming its “efficacy and safety” for use in treating Type 2 diabetes. The formula traces... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Java brucea, used in traditional Malay medicine, holds potential as a natural remedy for diabetes
(Natural News) Researchers from the University of Malaya in Malaysia have found a potential treatment for Type 2 diabetes in the Java brucea (Brucea javanica), a plant commonly found in the Malay Peninsula. In the study, which was published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the team evaluated the plant’s anti-diabetic, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory actions using Type 2... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long-term Outcomes of Lifestyle Intervention to Prevent Diabetes in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities: The Special Diabetes Program for Indians Diabetes Prevention Program
This article reports long-term outcomes, for up to 10 years, of long-term translational effectiveness of lifestyle interventions to prevent diabetes in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.(American Diabetes Association) (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Powerful naturopathic solutions for diabetes
(Natural News) Diabetes is increasingly becoming rampant today. This is especially seen in the U.S. where more than 30 million people currently have the disease, and more than 1.7 million new cases diagnosed every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Moreover, 84 million people aged 20 and older have prediabetes.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Capillary Biomedical closes $2.9 million seed round
Capillary Biomedical Inc. has raised $2.9 million in a seed funding that will help it bring its diabetes management technology to market. The round was led by the Cove Fund with participation by a syndicate of Angel Groups and accredited investors. Irvine, California-based Capillary Biomedical said it plans to use the funds for clinical studies to support regulatory clearance and preparation for commercial launch in 2019. CapBio i s developing a novel infusion set for use with insulin pumps for… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: I-Chun Chen Source Type: news

Capillary Biomedical closes $2.9 million seed round
Capillary Biomedical Inc. has raised $2.9 million in a seed funding that will help it bring its diabetes management technology to market. The round was led by the Cove Fund with participation by a syndicate of Angel Groups and accredited investors. Irvine, California-based Capillary Biomedical said it plans to use the funds for clinical studies to support regulatory clearance and preparation for commercial launch in 2019. CapBio i s developing a novel infusion set for use with insulin pumps for… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: I-Chun Chen Source Type: news