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Health matters: preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Public Health England -This guidance outlines how to optimise the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme in order to identify those already found to be at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and offer support that will help them reduce their risk of developing the disease.GuidancePublic Health England - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - May 24, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Information & Knowledge Service Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

California children are drinking less soda but are getting more calories from sugary sports and energy products
Children and teenagers in California are filling up on sports and energy drinks that contain similar amounts of sweeteners and pose the same health risks as soda, according to a new  study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.“There should be a warning label on flavored water, sports and energy drinks that says, ‘We may seem like a healthy choice, but we’re loaded with sugar, too,’” said Joelle Wolstein, research scientist at the center and lead author of the study. “People seem unaware that these drinks have the same or even higher amounts of added sweetener...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 24, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Tanzania:Health Experts Root for Proper Nutrition to Tackle Childhood Diabetes and Obesity
[Citizen] Geneva -Various health experts have stated that one of the best ways to tackle diabetes in children is through proper nutrition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - this is how many nuts you should eat everyday to lower blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss, feeling very tired, and feeling very thirsty. But, adding nuts to your diet could lower your blood sugar, scientists have revealed. How many cashews, almonds and hazelnuts should you eat everyday? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Asian Americans are at high risk for heart disease and stroke
(American Heart Association) South Asian Americans are more likely to die of atherosclerosis than other Asians and people of European ancestry. Higher rates of diabetes and lack of exercise appear to be important factors in their increased risk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Good News: Sitting All Day Isn ’t As Bad For You If You’re Fit
There is growing evidence that time spent sitting — in cars, at offices and on the couch — is having some seriously negative effects on health. Sedentary behavior has been linked to obesity, heart disease, diabetes and other chronic conditions. But a new study provides encouragement that some physical activity, including relatively simple ways to improve muscle strength, may be enough to overcome some of the unhealthy effects of sitting too much. In a study published in BMC Medicine, researchers led by Carlos Celis-Morales from the University of Glasgow analyzed data from nearly 400,000 middle-aged people in th...
Source: TIME: Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Exercise/Fitness healthytime Source Type: news

Diabetes op may also help infertile women have baby
A SIMPLE new procedure could help infertile women to become pregnant, scientists believe. The Revita technique – pioneered at King’s College Hospital, London – has already shown promising results in treating people with Type 2 diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CC Grand Rounds: 1) Reversing the Tide: Diagnosis and Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes in African Descent Populations and 2) Race/Ethnic Variations in Diabetes Risk Prediction: Insights from Metabolic Studies
June 6, 2018 12:00-1:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Blood test may predict who is most at risk for diabetes
(Reuters Health) - Adding a test normally used for diabetes monitoring to employee wellness exams could identify people who don't have the disease but are at high risk of developing it, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

ANOTHER drop in US life expectancy
Death rates rose for Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, flu and pneumonia, and three other leading causes of death, according to numbers posted online Wednesday by the CDC. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer: Lessons From Japan Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer: Lessons From Japan
Physicians at hospital in Japan detail how active surveillance of low-risk papillary thyroid microcarcinomas has evolved, hoping to encourage other countries that have been slower to adopt the approach.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Eating nuts ‘can improve glycaemic control for type 2 diabetes’
Eating tree nuts and peanuts improves blood lipid levels and blood glucose levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes, according to Canadian researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 23, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Do Overeating and Smoking Share a Common Addictive Route? Do Overeating and Smoking Share a Common Addictive Route?
Individuals with a greater genetic propensity for obesity and adiposity appear to be more likely to smoke, and to smoke more frequently, suggests a large genetic study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

This tattoo-like sensor measures blood glucose levels non-invasively
[Image from UC San Diego]Diabetes tracking can be a scary and tedious task, but University of California at San Diego researchers have developed a needless glucose monitor tattoo sensor that measures insulin levels through sweat on the skin. There are approximately 30.3 million people living with diabetes in the U.S., according to the American Diabetes Association. Monitoring blood sugar levels is an important part of managing their condition. For people like Angela Valdez, that daily task is avoided because of the traditional pricking of the finger. “I don’t handle monitoring my diabetes as I should,” sa...
Source: Mass Device - May 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Diabetes blood glucose monitoring University of California at San Diego Source Type: news

Beta Bionics wins FDA nod for home-use trial of artificial pancreas tech
Beta Bionics said this week that it won FDA approval to start recruiting patients with Type I diabetes for home-use studies of its iLet bionic pancreas system. The trial is slated to test Novo Nordisk’s fast-acting insulin, Fiasp, with the company’s autonomous infusion pump in adults with Type I diabetes. The study will also evaluate insulin lispro and conventional insulin aspart combined with the iLet system in adults and kids with Type I diabetes, according to Beta Bionics. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Beta Bionics wins FDA nod for home-use trial of artificial p...
Source: Mass Device - May 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pharmaceuticals Beta Bionics Eli Lilly & Co. Novo Nordisk Source Type: news

Inverse Link for Plasma 25(OH)D Concentration, Risk of T2DM
WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 -- There is an inverse association for plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) concentration with diabetes risk, according to a study published online April 19 in PLOS ONE. Sue K. Park, M.D., Ph.D., from the Seoul National... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes incidence predicted to rocket to 14% worldwide
Data presented at the European Congress on Obesity warns that one in eight people will have type-2 diabetes by 2045, if obesity rates continue to rise at the current rate.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - Indian supplements could slash your blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, tiredness and feeling constantly thirsty. But, you could lower your risk of high blood sugar by adding this cheap, Indian supplement to your diet plan, a nutritionist has claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is the Nordic diet? (And why should you start eating it?)
You are probably familiar with the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains and olive oil. The diet has been associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes, as well as a reduced risk of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. But there's another diet that has its roots overseas, and it appears to offer similar health benefits. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Combining AI and CGM to Make a Bionic Pancreas
A startup company is combining artificial intelligence (AI) and glucose monitoring to develop what is being called a bionic pancreas. Beta Bionics has received FDA approval to begin recruitment for the home-use studies testing an insulin-only configuration of the iLet bionic pancreas system. The U.S.-based multicenter, multi-arm, cross-over, clinical will test Novo Nordisk’s recently approved, insulin called Fiasp with the iLet bionic pancreas system in adults with type 1 diabetes, and insulin lispro and conventional insulin aspart using the iLet in adults and children with type 1 diabetes. “The device is about...
Source: MDDI - May 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Sugar is dumbing down young children, new study warns; pregnant women told to watch their diet
(Natural News) Consumption of excess sugar has been linked to various health concerns like cancer, diabetes, and obesity, and now another study has revealed that sugar consumption can affect childhood cognition. The study, which was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, examined the side effects of consuming larger quantities of sugary drinks and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sperm quality is a marker for men’s general health; low sperm counts linked to increased risk of diabetes, heart disease
(Natural News) Low sperm count may mean more than the inability to sire a child. It could point to serious health problems. A study on a group of men’s semen quality, the largest so far, shows that low sperm count is linked to metabolic changes, cardiovascular risk, and low bone mass. The study’s lead investigator,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poverty compounding health challenges for Palestine refugees – UN agency
Non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cancer and smoking-related ailments, account for the majority of the chronic health problems confronting Palestine refugees across the Middle East, a new report by the United Nations agency which supports them, has found. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - May 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Small World? Not With One-Quarter Obese by 2045
TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 -- If current trends continue, nearly one-quarter of the world's population will be obese by 2045. And one in eight people will have type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. Alongside those bulging waistlines, global rates of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Lab Tests Can Pinpoint Risk of Hypoparathyroidism After Surgery Lab Tests Can Pinpoint Risk of Hypoparathyroidism After Surgery
Patients with low calcium and parathyroid hormone immediately after total thyroidectomy are at greatest risk of developing permanent hypoparathyroidism. Study authors argue for routine testing post-surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

A holistic approach to factors affecting depression in haemodialysis patients - Gerogianni G, Kouzoupis A, Grapsa E.
Depression in dialysis populations is affected by co-morbid diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and immune dysfunction, and it also includes high suicide risk and frequent hospitalizations. Depressive disorders have a close association with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Top Tips For R & amp;D Managers Looking To Crack The Lateral Flow Market
With the lateral flow test market set to grow to circa 8.24 billion USD by 2022, it’s an area of the healthcare sector experiencing significant expansion, driven by factors including growing demand for point-of-care testing and home-based care. As decentralized testing becomes a more common requirement, the growing challenge for product managers is to develop outstanding lateral flow products that will create a competitive commercial edge. This can be testing for people who might not be familiar with the technology and processes involved in immuno assay development.   There is a significant uptake in demand arou...
Source: MDDI - May 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Karen Whiting Tags: IVD Source Type: news

FDA Approves Denosumab for Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis FDA Approves Denosumab for Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
The US FDA has approved denosumab (Prolia, Amgen) for treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. European regulators recently green-lighted the same indication.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

An Egg A Day Might Reduce Your Risk Of Heart Disease, Study Says
In this study however, they didn’t assess the risk of developing diabetes, which may be because diabetes is a newer disease in the Chinese population and there is not good documentation of who has it,” Richard said. Still, she noted, “this will be very important data for helping develop dietary prevention guidelines in China.” Cardiovascular disease, which takes the lives of 17.7 million people every year, is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. Cardiovascular disease causes nearly a third — 31% — of all global deaths each year....
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Eggs Heart Disease Local TV Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are apples good for diabetes?
A person with diabetes must monitor the carbohydrate and sugar in their diet. Although apples contain these compounds, they are a healthful choice for people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. In this article, find out the effects of apples on blood sugar and insulin levels, plus other fruits to eat for diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Gestational diabetes may be risk factor for chronic kidney disease
Gestational diabetes may predispose women to early-stage kidney damage, a precursor to chronic kidney disease, according to US researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 22, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

2003 to 2014 Saw Rise in Diabetic Ketoacidosis Admissions
TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 -- The incidence of hospitalization for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and associated costs increased from 2003 to 2014, according to a study published online May 17 in Diabetes Care. Dimpi Desai, M.D., from the Albert Einstein... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: No food after 3pm could treat condition
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include increased thirst, unexplained weight loss and frequently needing the toilet. Diabetes type 2 develops later in life due to risk factors including being overweight and having high blood pressure. New research has shown that eating in a 6-hour time period can prevent the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Promoting Diabetes Prevention Programs and New Payment Options: A Healthy People 2020 Spotlight on Health Webinar
June 13, 2018 12:00-1:30pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Predicting Recovery of the HPA Axis After Glucocorticoid Use Predicting Recovery of the HPA Axis After Glucocorticoid Use
Is the short synacthen test a reliable means of assessing HPA axis recovery after long-term glucocorticoid treatment?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Married couples share risk of developing diabetes
(University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Aarhus University have discovered a connection between the BMI of one spouse and the other spouse's risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The researchers therefore believe that efforts to detect undiagnosed diabetes and so-called prediabetes should not focus exclusively on the individual, but also on couples and households. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Recommended sleep for adults: Snooze for this long to slash risk of diabetes and obesity
RECOMMENDED sleep for adults: lack of sleep can have a detrimental effect on a person ’s health, as well as their life expectancy. But what’s considered the correct amount of time to snooze for, and are you getting enough? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ACP Glycemic Target Guidance: An Author Makes the Case ACP Glycemic Target Guidance: An Author Makes the Case
Dr Jay H. Shubrook interviews Dr Timothy J. Wilt on ACP's updated guidance statement on pharmacologic treatment of nonpregnant patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Expert Interview Source Type: news

Detect Diabetes Sooner With Expanded Criteria Detect Diabetes Sooner With Expanded Criteria
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights a study showing that the current screening criteria are missing many patients with prediabetes or diabetes.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Do this form of exercise to help control blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 symptoms are not always obvious, but can include peeing more than usual, particularly at night, feeling thirsty all the time, and feeling very tired. But a trendy exercise could be the answer to helping control blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safe driving practices and factors associated with motor-vehicle collisions among people with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus: results from the Diabetes and Driving (DAD) study - Almigbal TH, Alfaifi AA, Aleid MA, Billah B, Alramadan MJ, Sheshah E, AlMogbel TA, Aldekhayel GA, Batais MA.
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of people with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) who have discussed issues related to diabetes and driving with their health care providers (HCPs). We also sought to determine the safe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Women with pregnancy-related diabetes may be at risk for chronic kidney disease
Gestational diabetes occurs only in pregnancy and results when the level of blood sugar is too high. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 21, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Very Obese Women: Lose Weight in Pregnancy for Healthy Baby Very Obese Women: Lose Weight in Pregnancy for Healthy Baby
IOM 2009 recommendations are adequate for normal and overweight women but not the thin and obese, finds a study that explores optimal gestational weight gain for pregnant women of different maternal BMIs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Philips, AHA, UPMC launch $30m heart-focused venture fund
Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) said late last week it is joining with the American Heart Association and UPMC to launch a $30 million heart-focused collaborative venture capital fund. The newly formed Cardeation Capital fund will support innovation in products for treating heart disease and stroke care. The fund will be managed by Aphelion Capital, with each major player contributing $10 million, Amsterdam-based Philips said. Cardeation Capital will look to invest in companies trying to treat cardiovascular diseases and stroke and their risk factors, including diabetes, according to Philips. “At Philips our goal is to...
Source: Mass Device - May 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Cardiovascular Wall Street Beat American Heart Assn. royalphilips UPMC Source Type: news

RF Ablation Significantly Reduces Thyroid Nodules in Biggest Study RF Ablation Significantly Reduces Thyroid Nodules in Biggest Study
The largest study to date, involving more than 250 patients in Austria, shows significant reductions in benign thyroid nodule volume and symptoms when treated with radiofrequency ablation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Valeritas inks distro deal for V-Go device in Austria, Germany
Valeritas (NSDQ:VLRX) said today that it signed an exclusive distribution deal with Med Trust to commercialize its V-Go insulin delivery device in Austria and Germany. According to the terms of the agreement, Valeritas will be responsible for product development, regulatory approval, quality management and manufacturing. Med Trust will take over the sales, marketing and distribution activities related to the V-Go wearable device in Austria and Germany, the companies reported. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery News. The post Valeritas inks distro deal for V-Go device in Austria, Germany appeared firs...
Source: Mass Device - May 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Distribution Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Valeritas Source Type: news

Experts Discuss Unique Side Effects of Immunotherapy
If you have mesothelioma and you’ve already received standard-of-care therapies, you may be considering an immunotherapy clinical trial. If you’re considering this option, a free immunotherapy teleconference is a great place to learn more. CancerCare recently hosted two one-hour education workshops featuring panels of immunotherapy experts. Part I of the teleconference presented an overview of immunotherapy. Part II of the teleconference, which is available online for free, focused exclusively on immunotherapy side effects. Understanding these issues and the role each patient plays in managing their own side ef...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 21, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Giving this up can help prevent condition
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms include increased thirst and hunger, fatigue and unexplained weight loss. The condition develops later in life, often due to risk factors including being overweight, not exercising regularly or having a poor diet. Dropping this from your diet could reduce your risk of developing the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Semaglutide Found to Be Effective Against Type 2 Diabetes
MONDAY, May 21, 2018 -- Semaglutide is safe and effective for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, according to a review published online May 13 in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. Panagiotis Andreadis, M.D., from the Aristotle University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Intermittent fasting may increase diabetes risk
A study, presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology 2018, suggests that intermittent fasting may lead to pancreatic damage and increase diabetes risk, in the long-term.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news