Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Six signs inside your mouth that could indicate high blood sugar
ONE "MAJOR" health complication of high blood sugar could cause irregularities inside of your mouth. Living with type 2 diabetes can be a challenge, so are you showing signs that you need more support? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes diet: The 'best option' for a takeaway recommended by a doctor
DIABETES expert Dr Sarah Brewer knows the delicate balance a person managing their blood sugar has to play when it comes to their diet. So, when it comes to having a little treat, which takeaways fare better than others? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Disparities Seen for Racial, Ethnic Minorities in Outpatient Practices
Visit rates lower for Black individuals versus Whites for 23 of 29 specialties, with marked disparities for dermatology, otolaryngology, general surgery (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 24, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiology, Rheumatology, Source Type: news

Antidepressant Use May Aid Outcomes in Depression and Diabetes
Regular versus poor antidepressant use tied to lower risk for advanced diabetic complications, mortality in patients with depression and diabetes (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Dapagliflozin Safe, Protective in Advanced Kidney Disease Dapagliflozin Safe, Protective in Advanced Kidney Disease
' For clinicians, this is now the absolute reassurance that we do not have to stop an SGLT2 inhibitor'in patients with advanced kidney disease, said Dr Chantal Mathieu, about the DAPA-CKD trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetes diet: The takeaway you should AVOID or risk high blood sugar symptoms - Dr Sara
DIABETES symptoms might be triggered by eating certain foods, or following specific diet plans. You could be raising your risk of high blood sugar by eating some takeaways. ITV This Morning's Dr Sara Kayat explains the worst takeaway you could choose, as it could be raising your chances of developing diabetes symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Extended-Release Exenatide for Children With T2D FDA OKs Extended-Release Exenatide for Children With T2D
This injectable medication is the second GLP-1 receptor agonist approved for pediatric type 2 diabetes, and the first with once-weekly administration.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Antidepressant Use May Aid Outcomes in Depression and Diabetes
FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 -- Regular antidepressant use is associated with a lower risk for diabetes complications among adults with depression and newly treated diabetes, according to a study published online July 14 in the Journal of Clinical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Estrogen-Progestin Starting Age and BMD in Turner Syndrome Estrogen-Progestin Starting Age and BMD in Turner Syndrome
An earlier starting age of estrogen-progestin therapy may help attain better bone mineral density in young adults with Turner syndrome.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program; CY 2022 Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; Provider Enrollment Regulation Updates; Provider and Supplier Prepayment and Post-Payment Medical Review Requirements
Notice of proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) making changes to the following: 1) Physician Fee Schedule and Medicare Part B payment policies; 2) Medicare Shared Savings Program requirements; 3) updates to the Quality Payment Program; 4) Medicare coverage of opioid use disorder services furnished by opioid treatment programs; 5) updates to certain Medicare provider enrollment policies; 6) requirements for prepayment and post-payment medical review activities; 7) requirements for electronic prescribing for controlled substances for a covered Part D drug under a prescription dru...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 23, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Targeted gene therapy may protect against vision loss from glaucoma, diabetes, study says
A new form of gene therapy may help prevent vision loss caused by diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma, according to a study published Thursday by the journal Cell. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CGM in Hospitals as Standard of Care: What Have We Learned? CGM in Hospitals as Standard of Care: What Have We Learned?
Isn't glucose yet another vital sign? Dr Athena Philis-Tsimikas argues that CGM as standard of care in the hospital allows for better management of patients with diabetes.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Non-dairy milk may raise a person’s blood sugar level - best alternative
DIABETES type 2 is a condition in which a person's diet and food choices becomes critical. A need to be vigilant when it comes to certain products must be apparent as a few surprising foods could be raising your blood sugar. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medicare Struggles to Expand Diabetes Prevention Program Medicare Struggles to Expand Diabetes Prevention Program
Critics say participation is low because of the way Medicare set up the program. Now, CMS has proposed to address some of those problems in a rule change. Will it be enough to increase participation?Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

AHA News: Diabetes and Dementia Risk: Another Good Reason to Keep Blood Sugar in Check
Title: AHA News: Diabetes and Dementia Risk: Another Good Reason to Keep Blood Sugar in CheckCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - July 22, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Percutaneous Laser Ablation of Benign Thyroid Nodules Percutaneous Laser Ablation of Benign Thyroid Nodules
What have we learned about the safety and long-term efficacy of ultrasound-guided laser ablation for the treatment of benign thyroid nodules?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes warning: The popular fruit that raises blood sugar levels - 'take care'
TYPE 2 diabetes only presents grave health risks if you let blood sugar levels run riot. It can be hard to avoid some of the worst culprits, however, because even healthy items can cause a marked rise in blood sugar levels. According to GP Dr Sarah Brewer, a popular dried fruit can cause blood sugar levels to rise. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Spinal Cord Stimulation for Diabetic Neuropathy Pain FDA OKs Spinal Cord Stimulation for Diabetic Neuropathy Pain
The approval is specific for the treatment of chronic pain associated with painful diabetic neuropathy in those whose pain is refractory or who can't tolerate medical treatment.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

High court order on diabetes drug patent may reduce prices
The cost for treating diabetes is expected to come down with the Delhi high court having dismissed an appeal by AstraZeneca, which had sought the restraining of the generic versions of a blockbuster drug. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Weak Evidence for Weight Loss in the'Wild West' of Supplements Weak Evidence for Weight Loss in the'Wild West' of Supplements
Most of the randomized controlled trials of dietary supplements for weight loss failed to show efficacy of the product tested.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Protecting Medicare from government interference
For more than a decade,Medicare Part D has provided seniors and people with disabilities with affordable and comprehensive prescription medicine coverage. Several surveys show that more than 9 in 10 Part D enrollees are satisfied with their coverage, helping tens of millions of patients manage a number of chronic and life-threatening conditions, including diabetes, mental illness, cancer and heart disease. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Gabby Migliara Tags: Part D Medicare Proactive Agenda Source Type: news

AHA News: Diabetes and Dementia Risk: Another Good Reason to Keep Blood Sugar in Check
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- There are many reasons to avoid getting diabetes, or to keep it controlled if you already have it: Higher risks for heart disease, stroke and for having a foot or leg amputation. But... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Three 'painful sensations' in the feet that signal blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 usually goes undetected until blood sugar levels become consistently too high. When this happens, it can have a host of destructive effects, such as painful sensations in your feet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Caused U.S. Life Expectancy to Drop 1.5 Years
Life expectancy in the United States dropped the most in more than seven decades last year as Covid-19 sent hundreds of thousands of Americans to early deaths. The pandemic’s disproportionate toll on communities of color also widened existing gaps in life expectancy between White and Black Americans, according to estimates released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The tally represents an extraordinarily grim accounting of an ongoing catastrophe. The first year of the pandemic delivered a bigger blow to American life expectancy than any year of the Vietnam War, the AIDS crisis or the “deaths of...
Source: TIME: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: John Tozzi / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight wire Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Covid-19 and Diabetes
[The Herald] Diabetic people are at higher risk of getting severe Covid-19 and should take all precautionary measures as the third wave hits African countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

FDA grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Venclexta in combination with azacitidine for the treatment of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes
Basel, 21 July 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that Venclexta ® (venetoclax) in combination with azacitidine has been granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of adult patients with previously untreated intermediate, high- and very high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) based on the rev ised International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS-R). MDS are a rare group of blood cancers that gradually affect the ability of the bone marrow to produce normal blood cells.2 This can lead to weakness, frequent infections, anaemia and ...
Source: Roche Media News - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Venclexta in combination with azacitidine for the treatment of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes
Basel, 21 July 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that Venclexta ® (venetoclax) in combination with azacitidine has been granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of adult patients with previously untreated intermediate, high- and very high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) based on the rev ised International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS-R). MDS are a rare group of blood cancers that gradually affect the ability of the bone marrow to produce normal blood cells.2 This can lead to weakness, frequent infections, anaemia and ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

TRULY WICKED: UMass Memorial Health Center refuses kidney transplant for unvaccinated patient
(Natural News) A 37-year-old father of three is being denied a life-saving medical treatment by UMass Memorial Health Center (UMHC) in Worcester because he refuses to get “vaccinated” for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19). Bernard LaPierre, a Type 1 diabetic, was told back in 2019 that his kidneys are failing and that he needs a transplant... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Life Expectancy Fell By 1.5 Years In 2020, The Biggest Drop Since WWII
The CDC says COVID-19 was the largest factor, along with drug overdoses, homicides, diabetes and chronic liver disease. The decline was even greater for Hispanic men than other groups.(Image credit: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane Greenhalgh Source Type: news

UM researchers publish study on genomics of pregnancy-induced diabetes
(University of Malta) A team of researchers from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery have applied high-throughput genomics to identify rare highly-penetrant genetic variants that drive the development of gestational diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Apple cider vinegar warning: Five most common side effects of ACV you shouldn't ignore
APPLE cider vinegar is a popular health hack that's been claimed to boost weight loss diet plans, lower your risk of diabetes, and even protect against high cholesterol. But if you decide to add apple cider vinegar to your routine, you should watch out for these five common side effects. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ask About Adherence: 3 factors impacting medication adherence for patients with diabetes and how our proactive affordability solutions can help
Earlier this year, PhRMA released aproactive agenda with common-sense, patient-centered reforms to improve access to quality, affordable health care. The urgency of building a stronger, more resilient health care system is apparent in light ofnew data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that show an increasing number of deaths from heart disease, diabetes and other chronic conditions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Alarmingly, in 2020, Americans experienced the largest drop in average life expectancysince World War II. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - July 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emilie Signora Tags: Diabetes Out-of-Pocket Costs Proactive Agenda Source Type: news

New FDA Guidance on T2D Trial Design Provides Flexibility New FDA Guidance on T2D Trial Design Provides Flexibility
The FDA released new draft guidance for the evaluation of type 2 diabetes drugs. Dr John Buse discusses the impact this could have on clinical trials and the medications we might see from the changes.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Cycling Linked to Longer Life in People With Type 2 Diabetes Cycling Linked to Longer Life in People With Type 2 Diabetes
The mental, physical, and environmental benefits of bicycle riding may help people with diabetes live longer, and will'almost surely generalize to persons without diabetes. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Cycling Linked to Reduced All-Cause, CVD Mortality in Diabetes
TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 -- For adults with diabetes, cycling is associated with reduced all-cause and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality, according to a study published online July 19 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Mathias Ried-Larsen, Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study: Wearable fitness trackers boost exercise levels in adults with diabetes, heart disease
Using wearable fitness trackers boosts physical activities levels in adults who are overweight and those with diabetes and heart disease, according to an analysis published Tuesday by JAMA Network Open. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Survival essentials: 6 Store-bought lab tests for your medicine chest
(Natural News) If you have a health condition like diabetes, before SHTF you need to take extra precautions to ensure that you stay safe even during a long-term survival scenario. And if you’re bugging in with loved ones, you should stock up on DIY lab kits you may need for common health concerns like food... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meal Timing of Macronutrient Subtypes Consumption With CVD Meal Timing of Macronutrient Subtypes Consumption With CVD
A new study explores the potential impact of meal timing and the types of macronutrients consumed on the risk for cardiovascular disease.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The four peculiar mouth symptoms warning of high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 causes rising blood sugar which can in turn affect the eyes, skin, feet and the mouth. What are the four lesser-known symptoms of high blood sugar found in your mouth? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Three indicators you have high blood sugar found in the eyes
DIABETES type 2 is a condition suffered by millions throughout the world. In fact, the number of people with diabetes rose from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014 and continues to rise. Experiencing any of these three signs in the eyes could indicate you're suffering with high blood sugar caused by the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dearth of mental health support during pandemic for those with chronic health problems
(University of Toronto) A new scoping review found that those with chronic health concerns, such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and autoimmune conditions, are not only at a higher risk of severe COVID-19 infection, they are also more likely to experience anxiety, depression or substance use during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Costs of raw material for drugs rise by up to 140%
API prices of certain drugs like fever and pain relief drug paracetamol and life-saving antibiotic Meropenem (also used for Covid), and anti-diabetic metformin, have more than doubled to as high as 139%, 127% and 124% respectively, putting the spotlight back on India ’s near total-dependence on the Dragon. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study: Extreme adiposity associated with obesity starts with inflammation in the brain
(Natural News) Obesity is a metabolic disease that is now considered to be an epidemic. In the United States, obesity is a major contributor to some of the leading causes of death among Americans, which include heart disease, diabetes and some types of cancer. The main defining feature of obesity is the excessive accumulation and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart Failure Tied to Increased Cancer Risk, Study Finds
People with heart failure may live for many years and should continue to get regular cancer screenings, experts say. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Smoking and Tobacco Head and Neck Cancer Heart Alcoholic Beverages Diabetes Source Type: news

Nevro Announces FDA Approval of its 10 kHz High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy for Treatment of Chronic Pain Associated with Painful Diabetic Neuropathy (PDN)
HFX™ for PDN Now the Only Spinal Cord Stimulation System Approved by FDA to Treat PDN¹ Company Will Immediately Initiate Commercial Launch Activities in the U.S. Company Announces Preliminary, Unaudited Second Quarter 2021 Revenue of Approximate... Devices, Neurology, FDA, Product Launch Nevro Corp, Senza , diabetic neuropathy, spinal cord stimulation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The palm test that could identify high blood sugar complications
DIABETIC stiff hand syndrome - also known as diabetic cheiroarthropathy - could arise from poor blood sugar control. This is when hand function gradually decreases as the joints get weaker. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes early symptoms: The 13 warning signs you shouldn't ignore
DIABETES is a disease that, despite available mitigating treatments, remains debilitating for the planet's tens of millions of sufferers. People should familiarise themselves with early signs to get the best and most effective treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk factors associated with frailty in older adults with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study - Lin CL, Yu NC, Wu HC, Liu YC.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The aims of the study were to (i) estimate the prevalence of frailty among older adults with type 2 diabetes, and (ii) investigate risk factors associated with frailty in the study group. BACKGROUND: The high prevalence of frai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Three signs of high blood sugar that can lead to 'irreversible damage'
TYPE 2 diabetes complications can be kept at bay if blood sugar levels are kept under control. However, if left to their own devices, blood sugar levels can cause irreversible damage to the body - here are three telltale signs you're at risk of permanent damage. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biz Markie, the ‘Clown Prince of Hip-Hop,’ Dead at 57
“Just a Friend” rapper struggled with health issues related to decade-long battle with Type 2 diabetes (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news