Diabetes type 2 warning: 'Above average' urination is a warning sign of high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 is barely perceptible until high blood sugar levels start to encroach on bodily functions. When this happens, one of the first casualties is above average urination - do you experience this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Oranges and tomatoes key in managing blood sugar levels
TYPE 2 diabetes can feel like a minefield - what can you and can't you eat to get that delicate blood sugar level right? Dr Sarah Brewer exclusively revealed two food items to be adding into your shopping trolley. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin K2 deficiency: Low levels increase risk of hypertension, diabetes and osteoporosis
VITAMIN K2 deficiency signs could include excessive bleeding and easy bruising. Lacking in the vitamin also increases the risk of serious health conditions. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Welcomes Sotagliflozin Data for Heart Failure in Diabetes FDA Welcomes Sotagliflozin Data for Heart Failure in Diabetes
The FDA says data from two pivotal trials can be used to help support a new drug application for the dual SGLT1/2 inhibitor, according to a statement by Lexicon Pharmaceuticals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Hyperparathyroidism in the Elderly Appears Undertreated Hyperparathyroidism in the Elderly Appears Undertreated
Fewer than a third of elderly Medicare beneficiaries who may benefit from parathyroidectomy because of primary hyperparathyroidism actually receive such treatment, according to a population-based cohort study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Join the Edinburgh University Endocrinology Society annual conference
The Edinburgh University Endocrinology Society (EUES) are holding their annual conferenc online on Saturday 20 February.  This year’s theme is“A Career in Endocrinology and Diabetes.” There will be a variety of talks from renowned endocrinologists, ranging from new research in the field to talks on the different possibilities of a career in endocrinology.They are welcoming submissions of research, audits or systematic reviews of undergraduate level.  This is not limited to“Careers in Endocrinology” and can be related to any aspec...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 15, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

UK Covid live: PM's plans for school testing in disarray; Wales introduces testing for international arrivals
Decision raises questions about proposed full return of England ’s schools in February; passengers arriving in Wales must prove negative testRegulator refuses to approve mass daily testing at English schoolsTesting times: how UK government fell short, again and againUK heads for double-dip recession as GDP falls 2.6%UK bans arrivals from South America over Brazilian variantGlobal coronavirus updates – live10.38amGMTTheSupreme Court has “substantially allowed” an appeal brought by theFinancial Conduct Authority (FCA) in a landmark £1.2bn legal battle over businesses’ ability to claim on i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Lucy Campbell Tags: Coronavirus Politics UK news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction During Pregnancy Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction During Pregnancy
When it comes to diagnosing subclinical thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy, what TSH reference range is considered normal?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Altering mealtimes could prevent development of Type 2 diabetes
(University of Surrey) An innovative new study is set to examine if changing our mealtimes to earlier or later in the day could reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 15, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Exercise Key to Lowering Risk for Gestational Diabetes
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 -- Exercise during the first trimester of pregnancy reduces the risks for abnormal glucose screening and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a study published online Dec. 21 in Diabetes Care. Samantha F.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

In lab study, nanoparticle shows promising results for treating severe allergies
For about 1 in 13 children in the U.S., usually harmless foodstuffs such as milk, eggs and peanuts can send the body ’s natural defenses into overdrive.Symptoms of food allergies can vary widely, but at worst, a systemwide allergic response can lead to anaphylaxis, a life-threatening condition characterized by a sudden drop in blood pressure and difficulty breathing.Although there are now some preventive measures for food-induced anaphylaxis, there are not yet any long-lasting solutions — treatments capable of locking the immune system into a state of tolerance, so that it doesn’t respond to allergens.Now...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Gastroparesis affects the vagus nerve & is a symptom of high blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes affects most parts of the body both internal and external. Sometimes the condition slows down digestion and this is known as gastroparesis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pressure Builds on CDC to Prioritize Both Diabetes Types for Vaccine Pressure Builds on CDC to Prioritize Both Diabetes Types for Vaccine
Type 1 diabetes is currently listed in a lower-risk category than type 2 diabetes, despite recent data showing equal or greater COVID-19 morbidity and mortality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Could an Osteoporosis Drug Reduce Need for Hip Revision Surgery? Could an Osteoporosis Drug Reduce Need for Hip Revision Surgery?
Denosumab, widely used to treat osteoporosis, may reduce the need for revision surgery due to aseptic loosening of the prosthesis in patients with osteolysis following a hip replacement.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

More Diabetes Remission in T2DM Seen With Low-Carb Diets for Six Months
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2021 -- Patients with type 2 diabetes adhering to low-carbohydrate diets (LCDs) for six months may experience greater rates of diabetes remission, according to a review published online Jan. 13 in The BMJ. Joshua Z. Goldenberg,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: CY 2021 Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program Requirements for Eligible Professionals; Quality Payment Program; Coverage of Opioid Use Disorder Services Furnished by Opioid Treatment Programs; Medicare Enrollment of Opioid Treatment Programs; Electronic Prescribing for Controlled Substances for a Covered Part D Drug; Payment for Office/Outpatient Evaluation and Management Services; Hospital IQR Program; Establish New Code Categories; Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Expanded Model Emergency Policy; Coding and Payment for Virtual Check-in Services Interim Final Rule Policy; Coding and Payment for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Interim Final Rule Policy; Regulatory Revisions in Response to the Public Health Emergency (PHE) for COVID-19; and Finalization of Certain Provisions from the March 31st, May 8th and September 2nd Interim Final Rules in Response to the PHE for COVID-19; Correction
Pre-publication notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services making technical corrections to theDecember 28, 2020 final rule. This correction is effective upon publication of this notice, which is scheduled for January 19, 2021, and is applicable January 1, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - January 14, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Tool that predicts if chemotherapy will produce debilitating side effects in older adults
(City of Hope) Researchers at City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases, have developed a tool that could predict if older adults with early-stage breast cancer will develop a severe or deadly reaction to chemotherapy. This first-of-its-kind risk assessment tool -- called the Cancer and Aging Research Group-Breast Cancer (CARG-BC) Score -- helps oncologists make personalized treatment recommendations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Metformin use reduces risk of death for patients with COVID-19 and diabetes
(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Use of the diabetes drug metformin -- before a diagnosis of COVID-19 -- is associated with a threefold decrease in mortality in COVID-19 patients with Type 2 diabetes, according to a racially diverse study at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Diabetes is a significant comorbidity for COVID-19. This beneficial effect remained, even after correcting for age, sex, race, obesity, and hypertension or chronic kidney disease and heart failure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Endocrine Society Call for Action to Reduce Insulin Costs in US Endocrine Society Call for Action to Reduce Insulin Costs in US
New position statement is issued in year of 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin, and as a new US presidential administration is set to tackle healthcare.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Biomarker HF Risk Score in Diabetes Seen as SGLT2i Lodestar Biomarker HF Risk Score in Diabetes Seen as SGLT2i Lodestar
Together, 4'easily measured'biomarkers predicted 5-year heart failure risk in patients with diabetes or prediabetes, potentially identifying best candidates for SGLT2 inhibitor therapy, some say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

NOVA ScriptsCentral Launches New Pilot Diabetes Access Program in...
Regional charitable pharmacy adds another program to their extensive assistance catalogue(PRWeb January 14, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/nova_scriptscentral_launches_new_pilot_diabetes_access_program_in_northern_virginia/prweb17654743.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DKA Common in Blacks With T1DM and Confirmed COVID - 19
Non - Hispanic Blacks with T1DM and COVID - 19 have nearly fourfold increased odds of presenting with diabetic ketoacidosis (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 13, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

DKA Common in Blacks With T1DM and Confirmed COVID-19
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13, 2021 -- Non-Hispanic Blacks with type 1 diabetes (T1D) and confirmed COVID-19 are more likely than non-Hispanic Whites to present with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), according to a study published online Jan. 7 in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes Drug Reduces Acute GVHD After Stem Cell Transplant Diabetes Drug Reduces Acute GVHD After Stem Cell Transplant
Adding the diabetes drug sitaliptin to immunosuppression therapies for patients undergoing stem cell transplant reduced the risk of developing acute graft-vs-host disease (GVHD).Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Africa: Uniabuja to Pioneer Diabetes Studies in Africa
[This Day] Lagos and Abuja -- The University of Abuja has entered into a partnership with Diabetes Africa, a network of health professionals to establish a top-class educational programme on Diabetes Education, aimed at improving the quality of care offered to diabetes patients across Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Simple sugars could contribute to feelings of fatigue - what are they?
TYPE 2 DIABETES could have you walking through life in a zombie-like state. Feelings of fatigue may intensify as blood sugar levels skyrocket. Simple sugars could be making it worse too, but what are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A diet high in fish may reduce diabetes risk
According to a European study, published inDiabetes Care, eating a fish-rich diet may reduce the risk of adult-onset diabetes in people positive for GAD65 antibodies.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 13, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Granules gets American drug regulator's nod for diabetes management drug Metformin
The US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has granted final approval for the company's abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for Metformin Hydrochloride extended-release tablets USP, 500 mg and 1000 mg, Granules said in a regulatory filing. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Q & A: Brown Fat Linked to Better Cardio and Metabolic Health
Paul Cohen of the Rockefeller University describes his study of thousands of people, finding that the energy-burning tissue is tied to a lower risk of for several diseases, including type 2 diabetes,... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 12, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Research Shows Why COVID Pneumonia Is More Deadly
People using these medications for diabetes are at risk of a potentially fatal complication called diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), and it now appears that risk increases even more if they become sick with COVID-19 (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common Diabetes Meds Tied to COVID-19 Complication
People using these medications for diabetes are at risk of a potentially fatal complication called diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), and it now appears that risk increases even more if they become sick with COVID-19 (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

To Fast or Not? The New Dieting Dilemma To Fast or Not? The New Dieting Dilemma
A number of small studies have shown that adopting some kind of'fast'as part of a diet can more easily help people lose weight, but a recent randomized controlled trial threw a spanner in the works.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 12, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Albuminuria Down in Adults With Newly Diagnosed T2DM
TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2021 -- From 1988 to 2018, there were reductions seen in the prevalence of albuminuria and improvements in glycemic, blood pressure, and lipid control among adults with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Serious COVID-19 Complication
TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2021 -- Diabetics who've contracted COVID-19 should suspend their use of a class of common diabetes drugs known as sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2i), new research warns. People using these medications for... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes diet: Best & worst food choices for breakfast to keep blood sugar healthy
TYPE 2 diabetes diet: Breakfast is critical when it comes to living with the condition. What are the best and worst foods for blood sugar levels? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High doses of saccharin don't lead to diabetes in healthy adults, study finds
(MediaSource) For those trying to live a healthy lifestyle, the choice between sugar and artificial sweeteners such as saccharin can be confusing. A new study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and The Ohio State University College of Medicine found the sugar substitute saccharin doesn't lead to the development of diabetes in healthy adults as previous studies have suggested. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The diabetes-fracture association in women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes is partially mediated by falls: a 15-year longitudinal study - Thong EP, Milat F, Enticott JC, Joham AE, Ebeling PR, Mishra GD, Teede HJ.
This study evaluated mediators of fracture risk in postmenopausal women with type 1 (T1D) and type 2 diabetes (T2D), over a 15-year follow-up period. This study provides evidence that the increased fracture risk in women with T1D or T2D is partially expl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

'Brown Fat' May Help Your Health, Even if You're Obese
A special calorie-burning type of body fat appears to help protect against an array of chronic ailments, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthier 2021: Laura Is Finding Motivation in Her 'Why'
My family has a history of heart disease and diabetes. So, it’s important for me to stay committed to my health goals. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calorie-Burning'Brown Fat' Could Help Keep You Healthy, Even if You're Obese
MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2021 -- A special calorie-burning type of body fat appears to help protect against an array of chronic ailments, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study suggests. Brown fat generates heat by... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Large Study Links Brown Fat With Lower Rates of Cardiometabolic Disease Large Study Links Brown Fat With Lower Rates of Cardiometabolic Disease
Research in over 50,000 individuals shows those with brown fat seemed to have lower risks of diabetes and cardiovascular disease than those with none; effects were particularly pronounced in those with obesity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Plant-Based Diet Brings Better'Microbiome,' Healthier Life
This study demonstrates a clear association between... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Foods That May Lead to a Healthier Gut and Better Health
A diet full of highly processed foods with added sugars and salt promoted gut microbes linked to obesity, heart disease and diabetes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor Tags: Microbiology Research Digestive Tract Diet and Nutrition Obesity Weight Diabetes Heart Vegetables Cholesterol Health Foods Nature Medicine (Journal) Source Type: news

Update on COVID-19 pandemic, BMJ Best Practice (updated 8th January 2021)
Over 88 million cases have been reported globally, with over 49 million cases recovered so far, and approximately 1.9 million deaths according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. What's new at this update: Epidemiology: updated data on children and pregnant women; updated risk factors (residence in a long-term care facility; cardiovascular diseases; diabetes; chronic respiratory diseases). Aetiology: new section on SARS-CoV-2 variants; updated data on secondary attack rates. Investigations: WHO recommends PCR test results are considered in combinatio...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes raises by 21 percent the chances of developing cardiovascular disease, research says
The danger occurs even if key heart disease risk factors are well-controlled, according to the report. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Society endorses CoMICs (Concise Medical Information Cines)
CoMICs is a unique initiative, aimed at engaging medical students with specific conditions or diseases. Supported by the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research at the University of Birmingham, CoMICs compiles illustrations and infographics into short videos that provide bite-sized information on various topics. Each CoMIC provides the most up-to-date scientific information on a specific condition or a disease. As they are created by medical students and junior doctors they are pitched at the optimum level for understanding. Each video is critically reviewed for accuracy by leading experts in that specific fi...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 11, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Uncovering basic mechanisms of intestinal stem cell self-renewal and differentiation
(Helmholtz Zentrum M ü nchen - German Research Center for Environmental Health) The gut plays a central role in the regulation of the body's metabolism and its dysfunction is associated with a variety of diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, colitis and colorectal cancer that affect millions of people worldwide. Targeting endocrine dysfunction by stimulating the formation of specific enteroendocrine cells from intestinal stem cells could be a promising regenerative approach for diabetes therapy. For this, a detailed understanding of the intestinal stem cell lineage and the signals regulating the recruitment of intestin...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Research finds increased first-trimester exercise may reduce gestational diabetes risk
(University of Tennessee at Knoxville) Pregnant women who exercise more during the first trimester of pregnancy may have a lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to a new study led by Samantha Ehrlich, an assistant professor in the Department of Public Health at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The analysis found that lower risk was associated with at least 38 minutes of moderate intensity exercise each day--more than current recommendations of at least 30 minutes a day five days a week. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes diet: Best and worst condiments & dressings which affect blood sugar level
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition whereby careful monitoring of one's diet is strongly recommended. Little thought is often put on different condiments, sauces and dressings which can majorly affect blood sugar levels. What are the best and worst condiments and sauces which play havoc on the blood sugar levels? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news