Personal Health: How to Minimize Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Obesity, Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome, all of which have risen to epidemic levels in recent years, are linked to pancreatic cancer. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Pancreatic Cancer Smoking and Tobacco Pancreas Diabetes Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: This protein-rich food could help lower blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 happens when there are problems with the hormone insulin, meaning the body can ’t regulate blood sugar levels normally. Sufferers may need to change their diet to better enable the body to control blood sugar. Eating this could help control blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increased Plasma Proneurotensin Levels Identify NAFLD Increased Plasma Proneurotensin Levels Identify NAFLD
A new study investigates the relationship between plasma proneurotensin levels and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

CyproH for Height Growth in Patients With GHIS CyproH for Height Growth in Patients With GHIS
Cyproheptadine HCl could be considered as another option to help improve height growth in patients with growth hormone insensitivity syndrome.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Warning signs you could be developing blood sugar problems
DIABETES type 2 symptoms are triggered when there are problems with blood sugar levels. This is because of problems with the hormone insulin, which affects cells ’ ability to take in sugar. It is possible to develop ‘borderline’ diabetes, or pre diabetes, before the condition. Watch out for these symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Six times to measure your blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 1 sufferers need to measure their blood sugar regularly to help maintain levels. This means they avoid them falling too low or becoming too high, which can lead to complications. Check blood sugar levels at these six times. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 diet: Eat this high-fibre food to help lower blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 is a condition where the body cannot control blood sugar levels due to problems with the hormone insulin. For sufferers, it is important to avoid high blood sugar levels which, if lasting for long periods, could cause vision problems or a coma. Adding these seeds to someone ’s diet could help reduce blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women Diabetics' Cancer Risk Higher than Men's
Among people with diabetes, women have a 6 percent higher risk of cancer than men, researchers have found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The stages of diabetes care
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - July 20, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

The many uses of TCM herb Gynura divaricata in health, medicine, and food
(Natural News) Also known as “Bai Bei San Qi,” the Gynura divaricata is a plant known for being one of the most famous traditional Chinese medicine herbs. Widely distributed across southern China, G. divaricata has been utilized in the treatment of numerous diseases, ranging from diabetes to bronchitis to rheumatism to toothaches. Its leaves, stems,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Companion Medical wins CE Mark for InPen insulin pen
Companion Medical said yesterday that it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its InPen smart insulin pen and associated diabetes management smartphone application. The company’s InPen system consists of a smart insulin injection pen that connects with an integrated diabetes management app. Read the whole story on our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News The post Companion Medical wins CE Mark for InPen insulin pen appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - July 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations Regulatory/Compliance Companion Medical Source Type: news

Cancer Risk With Diabetes Higher in Women than Men
(MedPage Today) -- Authors recommend " sex-specific approach " to prevention and treatment (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - July 20, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Toothpaste could give you type 2 diabetes
Researchers at the University of Texas have discovered that crystallised particles of titanium dioxide, a commonly used white colouring, may lead to type 2 diabetes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tight Blood Glucose Control in Cardiac Surgery Patients Tight Blood Glucose Control in Cardiac Surgery Patients
Does intensive, perioperative glucose control benefit patients with or without diabetes undergoing cardiac surgery?Medscape Pharmacists (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Ask the Expert Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Sufferers May Benefit From Mediterranean Diet Osteoporosis Sufferers May Benefit From Mediterranean Diet
Following the Mediterranean diet could boost bone mineral density in patients with osteoporosis, although it has no discernible impact on bone parameters in healthy individuals, say European researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Study Confirms Added Cancer Risk for Diabetics, Especially Women
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Diabetes, Hepatology, News, Source Type: news

Empagliflozin Doesn't Up Risk of Bone Fractures
FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 -- Empagliflozin does not increase the risk of bone fracture in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online June 15 in Diabetes Care. Sven Kohler, M.D., from Boehringer Ingelheim International in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Baby's cardiovascular health compromised by gestational diabetes
A new study in theAmerican Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology reports that gestational diabetes may increase the risk of heart disease in babies.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 20, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Risk of cancer higher in diabetic women
A new study inDiabetologia suggests that female diabetic patients have a higher risk of developing overall and site-specific cancers.Telegraph (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 20, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Might Proteomics Challenge the Cult of DNA-centricity? Some Clinical Laboratory Diagnostic Developers See Opportunity in Protein-Centered Diagnostics
Should greater attention be given to protein damage in chronic diseases such as Alzheimer’s and diabetes? One life scientist says “yes” and suggests changing how test developers view the cause of age-related and degenerative diseases DNA and the human genome get plenty of media attention and are considered by many to be unlocking the secrets […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - July 20, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Digital Pathology Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing aging Alzheimer’s disease anat Source Type: news

Scientists warn cancer risk 'is higher for women with diabetes'
A major review involving almost 20million people found women with diabetes are 27 per cent more likely to develop cancer. For men, the risk increased by 19 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - this ‘great’ 50p snack could lower blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 risk could be reduced by making some diet or exercise changes. Eating more of this “great” snack could help diabetes patients to prevent high blood sugar symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Confirms Added Cancer Risk for Diabetics, Especially Women
FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 -- The increased risk of cancer in people with diabetes is higher for women than men, a new study finds. Previous research identified the link between diabetes and cancer risk, but this study looked at whether that risk... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study Confirms Added Cancer Risk for Diabetics, Especially Women
Title: Study Confirms Added Cancer Risk for Diabetics, Especially WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - July 20, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 'Link between diabetes and cancer risk firmly established'
A major new review confirms that diabetes increases cancer risk, with an added warning: the risk is much higher for women, and we need to understand why. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Women With Diabetes Face Greater Cancer Risk Than Men Women With Diabetes Face Greater Cancer Risk Than Men
Women with diabetes are more likely to develop cancer than men with the condition, with the risk of kidney, oral and stomach cancer, and leukaemia, particularly increased, suggests a review.Medscape News UK (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Effect of twice-weekly calorie restriction diet for glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes
(JAMA Network) A diet with calorie restriction two days per week was comparable to a diet with daily calorie restriction for glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study Confirms Added Cancer Risk for Diabetics, Especially Women
(Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - July 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

GPs included in new diabetes ‘clinical champions’ drive
Three GPs form part of new 20-strong cohort of champions Related items fromOnMedica More Scottish GPs needed to fight heart disease GPs to receive help to improve patients ’ physical activity Put families at heart of helping obese children Apply different obesity criteria to BME patients GPs should recommend gradual, long-term weight loss (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Diabetes carries higher risk of cancer for women
Female diabetics have 6% greater risk of all-site cancer compared to males Related items fromOnMedica Preventing type 2 diabetes Scotland reveals plans to cut impact of type 2 diabetes Long working hours heightens risk of diabetes in women Job strain linked to heightened risk of early death in men with heart disease/diabetes GPs failing to follow women at risk after gestational diabetes (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: You may only need to walk this long to lower blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 and type 1 sufferers need to control their blood sugar levels to avoid spikes, which can cause blindness, heart disease and, in more extreme cases, amputations. Doing this short amount of exercise each day can help reduce blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antipsychotic medicines can increase a woman's risk of gestational diabetes
(Natural News) If you’re expecting, you already have a lot to worry about. Sometimes ensuring that you avoid all of the dangerous foods and chemicals that can put your baby at risk can feel like a full-time job. Now, pregnant women who take antipsychotic drugs have one more thing to worry about in the form... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medtronic inks partnership deal with value-based care group Revo Health
Value-based care group Revo Health said last week it inked a strategic partnership with Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) to develop patient-payment models aiming to enhance patient outcomes and reduce costs. As part of the agreement, Fridley, Minn.-based Medtronic made a minority investment in Revo Health, the company said in a press release. Revo Health, which was founded last July and organized by Twin Cities Orthopedics, offers episode-of-care bundle development, quality improvement, general business-process outsourcing and ambulatory surgery center solutions, according to a press release. Last month, Medtronic, in partnership...
Source: Mass Device - July 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Orthopedics Medtronic revohealth Source Type: news

Abbott CEO White on neuromod woes: ‘ We did this to ourselves ’
Abbott‘s (NYSE:ABT) neuromod division saw less than explosive growth during its second quarter due to “self-inflicted wounds”, CEO Miles White said during a quarterly earnings call. “We did this to ourselves,” White said during the call while discussing the less-than-expected growth of the division, according to a SeekingAlpha transcript. The company’s neuromod division reported growth of 6.9% compared with the same quarter during the previous year, which was smaller than the company saw in its diabetes care, structural heart and electrophysiology divisions. While the numbers aren’...
Source: Mass Device - July 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Abbott Source Type: news

Nigeria:Tackling Type 2 Diabetes in Nigeria
[Daily Trust] In a research I conducted while studying at the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, it was discovered that Nigeria had the highest population of diabetics in Africa and it is projected to more than double by 2030. And, the Diabetes Association of Nigeria (DAN) suggests the increasing prevalence of diabetes in Nigeria also accounts for the highest mortality rates, where diabetes-related mortality from inadequate management outweighs that of HIV/AIDs, malaria and cancer in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diabetes: Switching to common drugs raises risk of complications
A new study finds that switching from metformin to sulfonylureas to control blood sugar levels may significantly increase the risk of major complications. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Abbott CEO aims for more than one million Libre users by 2019
Topping estimates on Wall Street, Abbott (NYSE:ABT) posted a hefty beat yesterday with its second-quarter financial results. Driving the company’s growth was, in part, its diabetes business unit – sales jumped nearly 40% compared to Q2 in 2017 thanks largely to its sensor-based glucose monitoring system, Freestyle Libre. “Libre offers a true mass-market opportunity with its unique combination of affordability, accessibility and ease of use and it’s achieving a level of patient adoption that’s unprecedented in the industry with more than 800,000 current users globally,” CEO Miles Whi...
Source: Mass Device - July 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes MassDevice Earnings Roundup mHealth (Mobile Health) Patient Monitoring Wall Street Beat Abbott Source Type: news

Characteristics of Severe Hypoglycemia Identified in T2DM
THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 -- For patients with type 2 diabetes, characteristics of those with severe hypoglycemia include having a prior diagnosis of non-severe hypoglycemia and hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Switching from metformin to sulfonylurea linked to cardiometabolic complications
For type-2 diabetes patients, continuing metformin treatment together with sulfonylurea is safer than switching from one to the other, a study inThe BMJ reports.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - July 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - 7p a day supplements could lower high blood sugar risk
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some small diet changes. The chances of high blood sugar symptoms could be slashed by taking these cheap supplements with your dinner every day, it ’s been claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adding or Switching Diabetes Drugs Can Put Patients at Risk: Study
THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 -- Using sulfonylurea drugs with or instead of metformin to control blood sugar increases type 2 diabetics'risk of serious complications, a new study finds. Metformin is a first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes, meaning it... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Adding or Switching Diabetes Drugs Can Put Patients at Risk: Study
Title: Adding or Switching Diabetes Drugs Can Put Patients at Risk: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - July 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

HCV Eradication by DAAs Improves Glucose Tolerance HCV Eradication by DAAs Improves Glucose Tolerance
Chronic HCV genotype 1 is associated with a higher incidence of type 2 diabetes in its advanced stages. Could early HCV eradication improve glucose tolerance in patients with HCV-related cirrhosis?Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Diabetes raises risk of cancer, with women at even greater likelihood, a major new study has found
(George Institute for Global Health) A global review involving almost 20 million people has shown that having diabetes significantly raises the risk of developing cancer, and for women the risk is even higher.Researchers from The George Institute for Global Health also found diabetes (type 1 and type 2) conferred an additional risk for women, compared to men, for leukaemia and cancers of the stomach, mouth and kidney, but less risk for liver cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Diabetes during pregnancy may increase baby's heart disease risk
(American Physiological Society) Gestational diabetes may increase the risk of blood vessel dysfunction and heart disease in offspring by altering a smooth muscle protein responsible for blood vessel network formation. Understanding of the protein's function in fetal cells may improve early detection of disease in children. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology -- Cell Physiology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - the best drink swaps to prevent high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 risk could be reduced by making some small diet changes. You could lower your risk of high blood sugar symptoms by making these four drink swaps. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Raised risk of MI and mortality when starting sulfonylurea
Continuing metformin when introducing sulfonylureas in type 2 diabetes safer than switching Related items fromOnMedica Sugar not saturated fat is the major issue for CVD Experts query risks of pioglitazone Regulators suspend Avandia over safety concerns Daily aspirin use linked to major bleeding Use of DPP-4 inhibitors associated with increased risk of IBD (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Driving Medical IoT Concepts with Force-Sensitive Resistor Technology
The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a growing wave of change that brings several new challenges to design engineers across all industries and markets. While it is a somewhat nebulous concept, IoT is broadly defined as a network of smart devices that communicate with one another wirelessly, with little-to-no direct human interaction. In general, physicians and patients are becoming more accepting of medical treatment methods that offer the best opportunity for patients to live a normal life. Human contact will always be an important part in all medical treatment, but the development of smart medical devices, systems, an...
Source: MDDI - July 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Rob Podoloff and  Andy Dambeck Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Switching From Metformin to Sulfonylurea Raises CV Risks Switching From Metformin to Sulfonylurea Raises CV Risks
In patients with type 2 diabetes not at glycemic goal, adding a sulfonylurea to metformin appears to be much safer than switching.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

More Pregnant Women Are Suffering From Heart Attacks
BOSTON (CBS) — The number of women who suffer from a heart attack while pregnant or soon after giving birth is on the rise. In fact, according to researchers at the NYU School of Medicine, the risk has gone up by 25-percent between 2002 to 2014. The overall risk of having a heart attack while pregnant is still very low, but after looking at more than 49-million births, researchers found that risk continues to climb. The cause is not completely clear but researchers believe several factors may contribute. Women are having children when they’re older. More women of reproductive age are obese. More have diabetes. ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Heart Attack Pregnancy Source Type: news