Myxedema Heart and Pseudotamponade Myxedema Heart and Pseudotamponade
These cases of myxedema-associated pericardial effusion help further our understanding of the cardiac features of hyperthyroidism.Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Acromegalic Arthropathy Progression in Controlled Acromegaly Acromegalic Arthropathy Progression in Controlled Acromegaly
A new study observes the progression of arthropathy among well-controlled acromegaly patients. What have we learned?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Non-suicidal self-injury in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes: clinical characteristics from a German diabetes-patient registry (DPV) - Eckert A, Domhardt M, Reinauer C, Berger G, Galler A, B öckmann A, Henn M, Haak T, Holl RW.
The aim was to examine the relations between non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) and clinical parameters as well as other psychiatric comorbidities in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D). Patients aged 8-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery May Curb Diabetic Eye Disease Incidence but Worsen Existing Retinopathy Bariatric Surgery May Curb Diabetic Eye Disease Incidence but Worsen Existing Retinopathy
Bariatric surgery was associated with fewer cases of diabetic retinopathy, but early worsening was more severe in patients who already had the condition, a systematic review and meta-analysis reveals.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Widespread Liver Disease Missed in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Widespread Liver Disease Missed in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
Strikingly high prevalence rates of fatty liver disease, advanced fibrosis, and cirrhosis among patients with type 2 diabetes has led to calls for heightened awareness and screening.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Monoclonal Antibody Drops Fat, Ups Muscle in Obesity, Diabetes Monoclonal Antibody Drops Fat, Ups Muscle in Obesity, Diabetes
' Blockade of the activin receptor with bimagrumab could provide a novel pharmacologic approach for managing patients with type 2 diabetes with excess adiposity,'researchers report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 25, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Metabolic Surgery Effective for Long-Term T2DM Control
MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2021 -- For individuals with type 2 diabetes, metabolic surgery is more effective than medical therapy for long-term control, according to a study published in the Jan. 23 issue of The Lancet. Geltrude Mingrone, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: How does your skin feel? Velvety skin is a warning sign
DIABETES type 2 is a chronic condition characterised by poor insulin production and high blood sugar levels. There are many warning signs that can alert you to the chronic condition and one of the more unusual is velvety skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antibody Drop Fat, Up Muscle in Obesity, Diabetes
Monoclonal Antibody Drops Fat, Ups Muscle in Obesity, Diabetes (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 25, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Roche ’s faricimab meets primary endpoint in two global phase III studies and shows potential to extend time between treatments up to 16 weeks for people with neovascular age-related macular degeneration
Basel, 25 January 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced positive topline results from two identically designed global phase III studies, TENAYA and LUCERNE, evaluating its investigational bispecific antibody, faricimab, in people living with neovascular or “wet” age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). Both studies met their primary endpoint and showed that people receiving faricimab injections at fixed intervals of up to every 16 weeks achieved visual acuity outcomes that were non-inferior to those receiving aflibercept injections every eight wee ks. Nearly half (45%) of people in both stud...
Source: Roche Investor Update - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche ’s faricimab meets primary endpoint in two global phase III studies and shows potential to extend time between treatments up to 16 weeks for people with neovascular age-related macular degeneration
Basel, 25 January 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced positive topline results from two identically designed global phase III studies, TENAYA and LUCERNE, evaluating its investigational bispecific antibody, faricimab, in people living with neovascular or “wet” age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). Both studies met their primary endpoint and showed that people receiving faricimab injections at fixed intervals of up to every 16 weeks achieved visual acuity outcomes that were non-inferior to those receiving aflibercept injections every eight wee ks. Nearly half (45%) of people in both stud...
Source: Roche Media News - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

To ward off cancer and other diseases we need to change our lifestyle and focus on innovation
(Kaunas University of Technology) The key factor in preventing non-communicable diseases is lifestyle management at the individual level with a focus on such innovations, which can help increase the awareness of risk factors management in society, claim an international team of researchers, among them - scientists from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania in a recent study. According to them, the management of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases requires many strategies from several perspectives and on different levels. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 25, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Celebrity Deaths: Stars and Famous People We've Lost in 2021
After a 63-year career, which prospered despite his 33-year struggle with heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and finally COVID-19, the legendarily folksy journalist died in Los Angeles. ... In his ra... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - January 24, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Watery eyes and headaches could signal the chronic condition
DIABETES type 2 is a common condition that causes the levels of sugar in the blood to become too high, increasing the risk of serious health problems, such as cardiovascular disease. Spotting symptoms is important to avoid complications, and water eyes and headaches are just a couple of the signs to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bengaluru doctor with double kidney transplant takes jab, backs it
Dr AP Nirmal Raj pointed out he took the Covid vaccine on January 17. “I’m taking anti-diabetic, cholesterol drugs and have undergone angioplasty earlier. People with comorbidities must not fear the vaccine,” he said. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Drinking too much water could be a sign of polydipsia
TYPE 2 DIABETES typically develops after the age of 40; people particularly at risk of developing the condition have a family history of type 2 diabetes, or are overweight. Are you suffering from polydipsia? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Ten signs you have untreated high blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 often progresses in an insidious manner and only asserts when blood sugar levels are consistently too high. When this happens, it can unleash a slew of unsettling symptoms. Here ten signs your blood sugar levels are too high. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New insulin report highlights how incentives benefit middlemen, harm patients
The Senate Finance Committee has released a new report detailing findings of their investigation into the role that market dynamics play in the pricing of insulins. The report conclusions further solidify what we already know:perverse incentives in the market drove up insulin costs for patients.Some key details. Many insulins have experienced significant net price declines in recent years. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Newell Tags: Diabetes Out-of-Pocket Costs Pharmacy Benefit Managers Let's Talk About Cost Source Type: news

Exercise Improves Bone Mass After Bariatric Surgery Exercise Improves Bone Mass After Bariatric Surgery
People who have bariatric surgery may have healthier bones afterward if they participate in a supervised exercise program, a randomized controlled trial suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Adding Liothyronine for Hypothyroidism Doesn't Up Breast Cancer Risk Adding Liothyronine for Hypothyroidism Doesn't Up Breast Cancer Risk
A large Swedish study shows those treated with LT3 in combination with LT4 for hypothyroidism have no greater breast cancer risk than individuals taking LT4 alone.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Oily Fish Consumption Tied to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk
FRIDAY, Jan. 22, 2021 -- Consumption of oily fish, but not nonoily fish, is associated with a lower risk for type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a study published online Jan. 11 in Diabetes Care. Guo-Chong Chen, from the Albert Einstein College of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes Boosts Odds for Heart Trouble 10-fold in Younger Women
Title: Diabetes Boosts Odds for Heart Trouble 10-fold in Younger WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - January 22, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

What Is Type 1 Diabetes and How Do You Get It?
Title: What Is Type 1 Diabetes and How Do You Get It?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - January 22, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

What Does it Mean When Your TSH is High?
Title: What Does it Mean When Your TSH is High?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General)
Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General - January 22, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

What Does it Mean When Your TSH is Low?
Title: What Does it Mean When Your TSH is Low?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General)
Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General - January 22, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

HPA Axis Recovery in Pediatric Cushing Disease HPA Axis Recovery in Pediatric Cushing Disease
What have we learned about the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis recovery process among pediatric patients with Cushing disease?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Patient reveals key diet changes to reverse the condition
TYPE 2 diabetes can be reversed, according to experts, and the need to use medication for the rest of your life can be a distant memory. Reducing the amount of added sugars, you eat and carefully reading food labels is key, says TV doctor Dr Hilary Jones and a former diabetes patient. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Addressing the impact of structural racism on disparities in children with Type 1 diabetes
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) Advancements in diabetes technology have improved quality of life and glycemic control in children with type 1 diabetes. However, data show that a subset of children is being left behind. Those from low-income families and non-Hispanic Black (NHB) children are not experiencing benefits associated with technological advances, and are at higher risk for diabetes complications and adverse outcomes through ongoing poor glycemic control. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

OK To Get One Of Each Vaccine? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your COVID-19 Questions
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Healthwatch Syndicated Local Coronavirus Coronavirus Vaccine Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

At least 80% of people with diabetes also have fatty liver, warns endocrinologist
(Natural News) As an organ the size of a football, the liver plays an outsized role in maintaining good health. It filters out toxins in the bloodstream, breaks down fats, stores nutrients and balances energy metabolism. It also breaks down alcohol in the blood and helps create proteins responsible for blood clotting. This being said, the effects of an unhealthy liver... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes Boosts Odds for Heart Trouble 10-fold in Younger Women
THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 - - With rising obesity rates, more young women American women are developing type 2 diabetes, putting them at hugely increased risk for heart disease, new research shows. In fact, the study found that women under 55 with... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AI Algorithms May Fail to Detect Diabetic Retinopathy
THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI)-based screening algorithms for diabetic retinopathy (DR) show significant performance differences, according to a study published online Jan. 5 in Diabetes Care. In an effort to evaluate the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tunisia: 80 Percent of Deaths Recorded in Tunisia Are Due to Non-Communicable Diseases ( Moh)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- "80% of the deaths recorded in Tunisia each year are due to non-communicable diseases, mainly cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and respiratory diseases," underlined Rafla Tej Dallegi, Doctor in charge of non-communicable diseases at the Health Ministry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Maternal thyroid disorders may increase thyroid cancer risk in children
Maternal thyroid disorders may be associated with an increased thyroid cancer risk in children, and this risk may remain elevated well into adulthood, according to a study published inThe Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 21, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Low carb diets may help treat diabetes
A diet low in carbohydrates may improve remission rates in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to research published inBMJ.Medscape (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 21, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Healthy gut microbiome associated with lower risk for metabolic disease
According to research published inNature Medicine, a healthy diet may promote gut microbes that are associated with a lower risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 21, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D may be important in fighting off COVID-19
Society for Endocrinology Member and Media Ambassador, and Consultant Endocrinologist at the Royal Infirmary in Newcastle, Dr Richard Quinton, speaks to BBC World News about the importance of vitamin D in fighting off COVID-19. Watch his video interview to hear his views and recommended dosage. BBC  (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 21, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Obesity, impaired metabolic health and COVID-19
In a Nature Reviews Endocrinology article authors from the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) highlight the interconnection of obesity and impaired metabolic health with the severity of COVID-19. First, they provide information about the independent relationships of obesity, disproportionate fat distribution and impaired metabolic health with the severity of COVID-19. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Polyuria is a sign the body has become resistant to insulin
TYPE 2 diabetes is a health condition whereby the body has built a resistance to the hormone insulin. Multiple factors lead to this, including excess body weight. How do you know if you're affected? Polyuria could be a sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tips for Parenting Kids With Diabetes
Title: Tips for Parenting Kids With DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - January 21, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

FDA grants priority review to Roche ’s Esbriet (pirfenidone) for unclassifiable interstitial lung disease
Basel, 21 January 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company ’s supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) and granted Priority Review for Esbriet® (pirfenidone) for the treatment of unclassifiable interstitial lung disease (UILD). The FDA is expected to make a decision on approval by May 2021.“Since its US approval, Esbriet has become a standard of care for people living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. However, significant unmet need remains in fibrotic lung diseases, including unclassifiable interstitial lung disease ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nearly One in Four Doctors Report Harassment on Social Media
No gender difference seen in personal attacks; women significantly more likely to report online sexual harassment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Rachel Levine Nominated as U.S. Assistant Health Secretary
Levine is secretary of health for Pennsylvania and is currently leading the state's response to the COVID - 19 pandemic (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

The interconnection of global pandemics -- Obesity, impaired metabolic health and COVID-19
(Deutsches Zentrum fuer Diabetesforschung DZD) In a Nature Reviews Endocrinology article authors from the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) highlight the interconnection of #obesity and impaired metabolic health with the severity of #COVID19. #diabetes (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mitochondrial mutation increases the risk of diabetes in Japanese men
(University of Southern California) A new study of Type 2 diabetes (T2D) in Japanese populations has uncovered a previously uncharacterized genetic variant that puts male carriers at greater risk for the disease, as well as the mechanism by which it does so. The impact of the variant was most pronounced in sedentary men; those with the variant had a 65% greater rate of T2D than sedentary men without it. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 21, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Retinal Changes Linked to Cognitive Function in T1DM Patients
Structural and vascular changes detected on noninvasive retinal imaging tied to performance on tests of cognitive function (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 20, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Diabetic ulcers are a visual warning sign of high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 often slips under the radar until high blood sugar levels start to inflict damage. One telltale sign blood sugar levels are out of control is the emergence of diabetic ulcers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Vicious Cycle' Sent Insulin Costs Through Roof: Senate Committee'Vicious Cycle' Sent Insulin Costs Through Roof: Senate Committee
Insulin manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers refute the findings of the Senate report; activists say it clearly shows profits have been put ahead of peoples'lives.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' Vicious Cycle' Sent Insulin Costs Through Roof: Senate Committee'Vicious Cycle' Sent Insulin Costs Through Roof: Senate Committee
Insulin manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers refute the findings of the Senate report; activists say it clearly shows profits have been put ahead of peoples'lives.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Metformin Treatment Again Linked to Fewer Deaths From COVID-19 Metformin Treatment Again Linked to Fewer Deaths From COVID-19
The latest of several studies, this time in a very diverse population, shows a striking threefold reduction in deaths from COVID-19 in those taking this leading treatment for type 2 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news