Diabetes type 2 warning: Five early signs of high blood sugar levels - what to look for
DIABETES type 2 is a chronic condition whereby blood sugar levels can rise to unsustainably high levels. Here are five early warning signs of high blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep is healing: Getting fewer than 6 hours of sleep if you have chronic illness increases risk of cancer, early death
(Natural News) Sleep is an important component of good health. It promotes healing and prepares the body for the next day, among other functions. That said, there are adverse consequences to lack of sleep, and a recent study shows just how grave they can be. A group of researchers from Pennsylvania State University found that people with diabetes,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for men: The herbal extract proven to boost libido and control diabetes
BEST supplements for men: As men get older, their sex drive and heart health can both come under attack. Fortunately, you can support these areas by taking a particular herbal extract. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two'Wonderful Advances' in CGM: The Dexcom G6 Pro and Libre 2 Two'Wonderful Advances' in CGM: The Dexcom G6 Pro and Libre 2
Dr Anne Peters reviews two new continuous glucose monitoring systems: the Dexcom G6 Pro and Freestyle Libre 2.Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The six different symptoms found in the eyes warning of high blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes can cause long term damage to a number of body parts. The eyes are incredibly susceptible to damage caused by living with the condition and experiencing any of these six symptoms could mean you may be at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise Cuts Diabetes Death Risk by a Third Exercise Cuts Diabetes Death Risk by a Third
The new data further supports the health benefits of being active in patients with type 2 diabetes, says and expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Higher'Time in Range' May Benefit Type 2 Diabetes Patients Higher'Time in Range' May Benefit Type 2 Diabetes Patients
Patients who stayed in a target blood glucose range had lower rates of major adverse coronary events, severe hypoglycemic episodes, and microvascular events in a post hoc analysis of DEVOTE.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Post-COVID-19, Type 1 Diabetes Patients Will Stick With Telemedicine Post-COVID-19, Type 1 Diabetes Patients Will Stick With Telemedicine
Survey finds patients with type 1 diabetes generally view pandemic-imposed telemedicine visits favorably, regardless of age and education level.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Proton Pump Inhibitor Use Linked to Increased T2DM Risk
TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2020 -- Regular use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) is associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Sept. 28 in Gut. Jinqiu Yuan, Ph.D., from Sun Yat-Sen University in Shenzhen,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Raise Lifelong Heart Risks for Children
Title: Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Raise Lifelong Heart Risks for ChildrenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - September 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Africa: How to Make Nutritious Food Affordable for One Billion Africans
[IPS] Addis Ababa -- One of the biggest revelations of the COVID-19 pandemic has been that people with pre-existing, diet-related conditions such as obesity, heart disease, and diabetes, are more at risk of suffering severe forms of the disease leading to a need for intensive hospitalization. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Endocrine Environmental Compounds After Bariatric Surgery Endocrine Environmental Compounds After Bariatric Surgery
In what ways might concentrations of these compounds change after bariatric surgery?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Diabetes drug boosts survival in patients with type 2 diabetes and COVID-19 pneumonia
(Boston Children's Hospital) Sitagliptin, a drug to lower blood sugar in type 2 diabetes, also improves survival in diabetic patients hospitalized with COVID-19, suggests a multicenter observational study in Italy. Patients given sitagliptin in addition to insulin had a mortality rate of 18 percent as compared with 37 percent in matched patients receiving only insulin. Led by Paolo Fiorina, MD, PhD, of Boston Children's Hospital, the study involved seven Italian hospitals during the first surge of COVID cases last spring. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 29, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Private Health Plans Pay Hospitals 247 Percent of Medicare
Relative prices average 231, 267 percent of what Medicare would pay for inpatient, outpatient services (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 29, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine 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

People who regularly use acid reflux drugs are 24% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes
A new study from The Seventh Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University found that regular PPI-use was linked to a 24% increased risk of being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poor immune response impairs diabetic wound healing
Researchers found that diabetic foot ulcers don ’t recruit the immune cells necessary for normal wound healing. The study also identified potential targets for future therapies. (Source: NIH Research Matters)
Source: NIH Research Matters - September 29, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

AHA Statement Highlights Cardiorenal Benefit of Diabetes Drugs AHA Statement Highlights Cardiorenal Benefit of Diabetes Drugs
SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists should be considered in people with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease to protect against heart disease and kidney disease progression, the AHA says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 28, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Insulins Determir and Glargine Safe in Diabetes Pregnancies Insulins Determir and Glargine Safe in Diabetes Pregnancies
Use of insulin detemir in women with pre-existing diabetes who become pregnant appears safe, according to the results of the EVOLVE study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 28, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Having elevated blood sugar levels could cause an infection in this area
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition in which a person's blood sugar levels can become dangerously high. When this ensues an infection in a certain body part may happen. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ACA reduced out-of-pocket health costs for families with kids, but they still need help
FINDINGSThe percentage of low- and middle-income families with children that had burdensome out-of-pockethealth care costs fell following the 2014 implementation of thehealthinsurancemarketplaces and Medicaidexpansion provisions of the Affordable Care Act,known widelyas Obamacare, according to a new study by Lauren Wisk, an assistant professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and colleagues.Before the ACA, the study shows,35.6% of the lowest-income families experienced burdensome costs, but this fell to 23.7% post-ACA. For low-income families,the proportion fell from 24.6% to 17.3%, and for middle-income fam...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

SGLT2 Inhibitors May Lower the Risk of Major Cardiovascular Events SGLT2 Inhibitors May Lower the Risk of Major Cardiovascular Events
SGLT2 inhibitors may lower the risk of major cardiovascular events in people with type 2 diabetes more effectively than DPP-4 inhibitors , a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

How to reverse type 2 diabetes
TYPE 2 diabetes is linked with being overweight or inactive, so it is possible to put type 2 diabetes into remission. Here's how to reverse type 2 diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abbott's FreeStyle Ā® Libre 3 System Receives CE Mark - Features World's Smallest, Thinnest Sensor with Best-in-Class Performance at the Same Low Cost for People with Diabetes
- The FreeStyle Libre 3 system automatically delivers real-time, up-to-the-minute glucose readings, unsurpassed 14-day accuracy[1] and optional glucose alarms directly to smartphones[2] for people with diabetes (Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - September 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Exposure to Maternal Gestational Diabetes Tied to Higher CVD Risk
MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2020 -- Intrauterine exposure to maternal gestational diabetes is associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk and risk factors in offspring up to age 35 years, according to a study published online Sept. 28 in CMAJ, the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes During Pregnancy Could Raise Lifelong Heart Risks for Children
MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2020 -- The foundation for early heart disease might begin not during childhood or in the years that follow, but in the womb. Researchers studying nearly 30 years of data from families in Manitoba, Canada, found a strong... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 28, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Are the Clinical Signs and Symptoms of Congenital Syphilis?
Discussion Syphilis is caused by the spirochete Treponema pallidum. It is a very old disease that despite understanding the organism and readily available treatment, still causes disease. Syphilis is transmitted sexually. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “[i]n 2018, a total of 35,063 cases of [Primary and Secondary] syphilis were reported in the United States, yielding a rate of 10.8 cases per 100,000 population …. This rate represents a 14.9% increase compared with 2017 (9.4 cases per 100,000 population), and a 71.4% increase compared with 2014 (6.3 cases per 100,000 population).” The incre...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 28, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The skin condition that may be a sign of type 2 diabetes - are you at risk?
DIABETES type 2 symptoms may include feeling unusually tired, passing more urine than normal, and having cuts or wounds that take longer to heal than expected. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar if you develop a "relatively common skin condition". These are the diabetes signs you should know about. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of positive suicide risk screens among adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D) [letter] - Sullivant SA, Bradley-Ewing A, Williams DD, McDonough R, Aguinaldo LD, Wharff EA, Horowitz LM, Goggin K.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

DAPA-CKD Resets eGFR Floor for Safe SGLT2 Inhibitor Use DAPA-CKD Resets eGFR Floor for Safe SGLT2 Inhibitor Use
‘ It's time to reduce the eGFR level for initiating an SGLT2 inhibitor to as low as 25, ’ suggests an expert.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 26, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

JANE CLARKE, one of the UK's top dietitians reveals how you can EAT to beat diseaseĀ 
Indeed, the science now suggests that inflammation is the single biggest risk factor for serious health problems such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, arthritis and dementia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Are YOU a victim of hidden diabetes? (Believe it or not, I was too!)
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: I am extremely thankful the problem was picked up so early, before raised blood sugars could do extensive damage to my blood vessels and nerves (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Once-Weekly Insulin Icodec Promising for Type 2 Diabetes
FRIDAY, Sept. 25, 2020 -- For patients with type 2 diabetes, once-weekly insulin icodec has glucose-lowering efficacy comparable to once-daily insulin glargine, according to a study published online Sept. 22 in the New England Journal of Medicine to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diagnoses of Common Conditions Declined in March to May 2020
Common mental health diagnoses reduced 50 percent; similar drops seen in circulatory system diseases, T2DM (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 25, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Conference News, Source Type: news

Texts Plus Cash Improves Self-Care For Teenagers With Type 1 Diabetes
Regular text messages plus financial rewards helps teenagers with Type 1 diabetes improve their self-care. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Helen Albert, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

British Protocol Allows Insulin-Treated Pilots to Fly Safely British Protocol Allows Insulin-Treated Pilots to Fly Safely
In a large study of commercial and private pilots with diabetes who followed strict rules, 98% of glucose levels were in target range and no pilot was incapacitated.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
FRIDAY, Sept. 25, 2020 -- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with an increased risk for diabetes mellitus (DM) incidence, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, held... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Symposia series on novel contraceptive discovery
The International Society of Endocrinology (ISE) and the Society for the Study of Reproduction are presenting a series of symposia on novel contraceptive discovery. The goal of this event is to stimulate new research and novel approaches to solving the challenges of innovation and creating increased choice, particularly in non-hormonal contraceptives.Dates: 30 September, 7 October& 14 October Find out more and register.       (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 25, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Free Introduction to the News event for scientists and medical professionals
The Science Media Centre are holding another Introduction to the News Media event aimed at scieintists and doctors with limited media experience. COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of scientists engaging with the media. Public understanding of the nature of the virus and the behaviours needed to minimise risk is essential for saving lives. It’s paramount that these topics are communicated correctly and that evidence has its say. We have some excellent science and health journalists in the UK, but the pandemic will never be covered as accurately as we want it to be without the direct involve...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 25, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

VERTIS CV: Ertugliflozin Benefit Falls Short of Other SGLT2 Inhibitors VERTIS CV: Ertugliflozin Benefit Falls Short of Other SGLT2 Inhibitors
Analyses from the trial of the sodium-glucose transporter 2 inhibitor ertugliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes helped better define positive effects the drug had on renal function.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 25, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Exercise Ups Life Span for Type 2 Diabetics
Title: Exercise Ups Life Span for Type 2 DiabeticsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/25/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - September 25, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Exercise, a Worthwhile Prescription
It is well known that physical exercise has numerous benefits for all people, and it ’s arguably of even greater benefit to our older population. Among the well-established positive effects of exercise are increases in strength, balance, energy level, balance, and coordination. There are also strong indications that regular physical exercise improves mental function and prevents d ecline in cognition. With respect to medical conditions, physical activity helps hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes and glucose intolerance, and osteoporosis. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - September 25, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Karl Steinberg Tags: On My Mind Source Type: news

University of Minnesota receives seed funding for clinical study of metformin to treat, prevent COVID-19
(University of Minnesota Medical School) University of Minnesota Medical School researchers received funding from the Parsemus Foundation to initiate research on the widely-used diabetes medication, metformin, available globally as an inexpensive generic drug for prevention and treatment for COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hot Tubs Improve A1c, BMI, and Blood Pressure in Type 2 Diabetes Hot Tubs Improve A1c, BMI, and Blood Pressure in Type 2 Diabetes
Regular hot tub bathing, or'heat therapy'may benefit patients with type 2 diabetes shows a study from Japan, where it's common for people to have a hot tub at home and use it several times a week.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Hospitalized Pregnant Women: Reasons for Admission and Pregnancy Characteristics - Eight U.S. Health Care Centers, March 1-May 30, 2020
This report describes that the prevalences of prepregnancy obesity and gestational diabetes were higher among pregnant women hospitalized for COVID-19-related illness than among those admitted for pregnancy-related treatment or procedures and found to have COVID-19. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 24, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Diabetes MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pregnancy COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease 2019 Source Type: news

New Research Finds Loneliness Could Be A Risk Factor For Type 2 Diabetes
New research suggests that loneliness may may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jackie Rocheleau, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Once-Weekly'Centennial Insulin': Will It Live Up to the Promise? Once-Weekly'Centennial Insulin': Will It Live Up to the Promise?
One hundred years after the discovery of insulin, we are approaching a new frontier in diabetes management, says Dr Harpreet Bajaj.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Second-Generation Immigrants With Diabetes Fare Worse Than Natives Second-Generation Immigrants With Diabetes Fare Worse Than Natives
Adapting to a Westernized environment appears to have adverse cardiometabolic effects in the long run, and in particular, among children of immigrants from non-Western nations, a Swedish study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Major Adverse CV Event Risk Reduced With SGLT2 Inhibitors
THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 -- For individuals with type 2 diabetes, sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are associated with a reduced risk for cardiovascular events during short-term follow-up, according to a study published online Sept.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Exercise Ups Life Span for Type 2 Diabetics
THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 -- For someone with type 2 diabetes, exercise can cut the risk of dying early by as much as one-third, researchers report. Exercise improves insulin sensitivity, reduces the risk of heart disease, and inhibits inflammation,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 24, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Autumn issue of The Endocrinologist is online now!
The autumn issue of the Society’s quarterly magazine The Endocrinologist is now available online.  This issue has two themes,'New horizons for endocrinology: Exploring endocrine cancer and COVID-19 - discovering our'new normal' and includes articles on the science of cancer, including breast, prostate and neuroendocrine tumours. You can also read about how some endocrinologists are adapting in response to the pandemic and learn about opportunities for rebuilding endocrinology.In Society News, discover what's coming up for SfE BES Online, learn ...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 24, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news