From Wall Street to Haight Street: How Kelly Close left a lucrative financial career to become a prominent diabetes advocate
Close has founded three different organizations that help diabetes patients in different ways. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Exposure to common virus may increase risk for type 1 diabetes
Researchers say there may be triggers to the genetically linked type 1 diabetes, finding in a recent study that coxsackievirus may be one of those triggers. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNC researchers develop smarter "I-insulin"
Research coming out of UNC Chapel Hill has the potential to create a "smart insulin" that could reduce diabetic patient completions and significantly change how patients manage their condition. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

UNC researchers develop smarter "I-insulin"
Research coming out of UNC Chapel Hill has the potential to create a "smart insulin" that could reduce diabetic patient completions and significantly change how patients manage their condition. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - three of the best exercises to avoid high blood sugar symptoms
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some exercise or lifestyle changes. You could lower your risk of high blood sugar symptoms and signs by regularly adding these sports to your gym workout routine. Should you speak to a doctor about diabetes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seeking to save billions of dollars, employers turn to Bay Area companies to help with diabetes
For diabetic workers, access to a refrigerator and insulin breaks are not a workplace perk. They are potentially a matter of life and death. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Hannah Norman Source Type: news

Blood sugar monitoring proves attractive to investors as diabetes startups draw over $1B in funding since 2014
As technology has improved, it has become easier for diabetes patients to monitor their blood sugar levels. The number of businesses offering monitoring devices is competitive, however. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Alisha Green Source Type: news

UNC researchers develop smarter "I-insulin"
Research coming out of UNC Chapel Hill has the potential to create a "smart insulin" that could reduce diabetic patient completions and significantly change how patients manage their condition. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Adverse Liver Outcomes Up With Diagnosis of NAFLD/NASH
Baseline diagnosis of diabetes independent predictor of advanced liver disease diagnosis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 22, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Medtronic ’s Redemption Arc for RDN Continues at EuroPCR
Redemption of Medtronic’s renal denervation program to treat hypertension is seemingly on the horizon. The Dublin-based company reported results from an investigator-led study and a registry that demonstrate long-term results of RDN’s impact on uncontrolled hypertension. These results were presented during a Late-Breaking Clinical Trial session at EuroPCR in Paris. In the investigator -led study data indicated RDN with the Medtronic Symplicity system was associated with reduced occurrence of subclinical Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) in a small subset of high-risk patients with hypertensive ...
Source: MDDI - May 22, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Cardiovascular Business Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Ups Fracture Risk, Need for Long-term Management Gastric Bypass Ups Fracture Risk, Need for Long-term Management
Although gastric bypass surgery is linked to'myriad health benefits'for those with obesity, an increased fracture risk'is an important factor to discuss with patients,'says the lead author of new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Primary Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New Obesity Care Algorithm Addresses CVD, Diabetes, and Cancer New Obesity Care Algorithm Addresses CVD, Diabetes, and Cancer
New in this year's Obesity Medicine Association update, the document also explores how obesity causes cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, fatty liver, and cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Primary Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Dedicated Neck 18F-FDG PET/CT for Assessing Thyroid Nodules Dedicated Neck 18F-FDG PET/CT for Assessing Thyroid Nodules
Could this approach have a role in stratifying the malignancy risk of thyroid nodules?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Eggs Not Tied to Higher Stroke Risk
“ For healthy people without heart problems or diabetes, up to one egg a day should be O.K., ” said one researcher. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Eggs Cholesterol Diabetes Stroke Source Type: news

How to get rid of visceral fat: Six foods you should eat to help reduce the harmful fat
HOW TO get rid of visceral fat: A diet high in sugar and fat can lead to a build-up of visceral fat, increasing the risk of serious health problems such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. But there are certain other foods you can be eating instead to reduce this type of body fat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Grants Priority Review of INVOKANA ® (canagliflozin) sNDA for the Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
(Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Do You Recommend a Ketogenic Diet to Your Patients? Do You Recommend a Ketogenic Diet to Your Patients?
Recent studies suggest benefits and risks to the popular low-carb diet.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Eating this popular vegetable could lower blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes sufferers are often faced with a myriad of information about what to eat and what to avoid when it comes to food. This can often seem overwhelming and confusing but one vegetable has been proven to help with the condition and is not only delicious but also filling. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating healthily at work matters
(Elsevier) A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, demonstrated that employees at a large urban hospital who purchased the least healthy food in its cafeteria were more likely to have an unhealthy diet outside of work, be overweight and/or obese, and have risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, compared to employees who made healthier purchases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Myxedema Coma Precipitated by DKA After Total Thyroidectomy Myxedema Coma Precipitated by DKA After Total Thyroidectomy
This case demonstrates that diabetic ketoacidosis not only can be a potential contributor to myxedema coma, but may also mask typical clinical features.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Seeking to save billions of dollars, employers turn to Bay Area companies to help with diabetes
For diabetic workers, access to a refrigerator and insulin breaks are not a workplace perk. They are potentially a matter of life and death. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hannah Norman Source Type: news

Seeking to save billions of dollars, employers turn to Bay Area companies to help with diabetes
For diabetic workers, access to a refrigerator and insulin breaks are not a workplace perk. They are potentially a matter of life and death. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 22, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hannah Norman Source Type: news

Verily Forms ‘Ultimate Alliance’ with Pharma Heavy Hitters
What is Alphabet’s Verily up to now, is probably a question that is asked and answered on a regular basis. Google’s farmer life science’s arm has worked with some pretty big players in healthcare on projects ranging from surgical robotics to smart contact lenses. On Tuesday, Verily revealed yet another long-term project – one that would have it work with some of the top players in the pharmaceutical industry, in an effort to improve clinical research. The company said it had formed strategic alliances with Novartis, Otsuka, Pfizer, and Sanofi to implem...
Source: MDDI - May 22, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Business Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about heat intolerance
Heat intolerance is when someone feels too warm in temperatures that other people find comfortable. It can be a mild discomfort or significantly affect a person's quality of life. Learn about the causes and more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes software company names KC physician its chief medical officer
A Kansas City physician and diabetes researcher has been named chief medical officer for California-based Glooko. Dr. Mark Clements, has served on Glooko's medical advisory board since the diabetes data management company was formed in 2015. Glooko's software integrates with patient electronic health records and synchronizes data from more than 190 diabetes devices and fitness and activity trackers. It uses t his information to deliver patient data, including glucose levels, blood pressure and insulin… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

Diabetes software company names KC physician its chief medical officer
A Kansas City physician and diabetes researcher has been named chief medical officer for California-based Glooko. Dr. Mark Clements, has served on Glooko's medical advisory board since the diabetes data management company was formed in 2015. Glooko's software integrates with patient electronic health records and synchronizes data from more than 190 diabetes devices and fitness and activity trackers. It uses t his information to deliver patient data, including glucose levels, blood pressure and insulin… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

Blood sugar monitoring proves attractive to investors as diabetes startups draw over $1 billion in funding since 2014
As technology has improved, it has become easier for diabetes patients to monitor their blood sugar levels. The number of businesses offering monitoring devices is competitive, however. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Alisha Green Source Type: news

Blood sugar monitoring proves attractive to investors as diabetes startups draw over $1 billion in funding since 2014
As technology has improved, it has become easier for diabetes patients to monitor their blood sugar levels. The number of businesses offering monitoring devices is competitive, however. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Alisha Green Source Type: news

Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Report finds 47.2 million doses lost due to health care worker misuse and theft in 2018 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 21, 2019 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

Fracture Risk Tool Useful for Women on Aromatase Inhibitors
Findings question considering aromatase inhibitors a'secondary cause of osteoporosis'(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 21, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Gynecology, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pharmacy, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

How to live longer - the 10p vegetable to slash your risk of diabetes revealed
HOW to live longer: Prevent an early death by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. But you could also extend your life expectancy, and lower your risk of diabetes type 2 symptoms, by adding this cheap vegetable to your daily routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cirrhosis and liver cancer risk higher in people with type 2 diabetes
A large European study now suggests that many diagnoses of cirrhosis and liver cancer come too late, and that diabetes might be an independent risk factor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Liver Disease / Hepatitis Source Type: news

Men ignore health risks of steroid abuse
According to research, presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Lyon, the majority of men that abuse steroids are aware of the health risks, yet continue to take them.Inverse (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of heart disease
Research, presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Lyon, suggests that women who breastfed their babies are less likely to develop heart disease in later life.Daily Heralds (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Sleep problems in teenagers caused by smartphones are easily reversed
According to research, presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Lyon, just one week of reducing evening exposure to blue light from phones and tablets was enough to reverse sleep problems in teenagers.Newsweek (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Setting fair regulations for testosterone levels in female athletes
Research used to guide the new IAAF regulations on allowable testosterone levels in female athletes for fairness was presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Lyon.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Endocrine disruptors may affect fertility of future generations
Findings presented at, the European Congress of Endocrinology, suggest that exposure to common endocrine-disrupting chemicals may lead to fertility issues  through several generations. Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Exposure to common environmental chemicals may increase obesity risk
Data, presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Lyon, suggests that phthalate exposure may correlate with increased markers of liver damage and obesity risk.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Highly Processed Food Intake Leads to Overeating and Weight Gain Highly Processed Food Intake Leads to Overeating and Weight Gain
The first randomized controlled trial to demonstrate that a diet high in ultra-processed foods leads to greater calorie intake and weight gain has been published, albeit in a tiny number of volunteers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - May 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Chemicals in shampoo, toys and floorboards may raise our risk of obesity
A study by the University of Novi Sad in Serbia found people with higher levels of phthalates in their urine were more likely to be obese, diabetic or have dangerous amounts of fat in their bloodstream. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes tool for GPs launched
New national 'information prescription' issued Related items fromOnMedica Under-fives must play more and spend less time sitting with screens Weight loss targets exceeded on NHS type 2 diabetes prevention programme HbA1c improves just as much on dieting only two days a week More diabetics set to benefit from flash glucose monitors on NHS Care remains poor for pregnant women with diabetes (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 21, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

ME & MY OPERATION: The ‘Smart’ pump that could mean end of type 1 diabetes jabs
In a breakthrough for type 1 diabetes, a new insulin pump could help millions. Alice Beagley, 25, an events organiser in London, was given the device to try... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should Wearables Target the & #039;Walking Well & #039; Before Going After a Medical Indication?
As recently as 2017, there was still more talk than action in the clinical wearables market and the majority of companies making wearable devices were pursuing health and wellness applications first, with plans to pursue a medical device indication after the consumer version of the product took off. In some cases that is still true, but a panel of experts speaking at BIOMEDevice Boston 2019 highlighted a new trend. One that might seem unexpected for those who have been following the wearables market for the past five years or longer. "I'm in the medical space, I'm used to dealing with CGMs [continuous glucose monitors...
Source: MDDI - May 20, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Digital Health Software Source Type: news

The low-carb/high-fat diet: The latest way to lose weight and stay healthy is to switch between both
Growing evidence supports idea of switching between low-carb/high-fat diet. Both have benefits, including weight loss and improvement of diabetic markers. Here, Jerome Burne explains why... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Slams the Use of Unauthorized Diabetes Management Devices
FDA is hoping to put the brakes on the use of unapproved or unauthorized devices for diabetes management. The federal agency is putting out a stern warning that the use of these unauthorized technologies could result in inaccurate blood glucose measurements or unsafe insulin dosing. This in turn could lead to injury requiring medical intervention or even death. In a release, the agency said it is aware that patients may choose to create these systems or purchase unauthorized or unapproved components or systems because of personal preference or for cost reasons. FDA said it is concerned that patients may not fully be aware ...
Source: MDDI - May 20, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Worried about your blood sugar? Experts recommend checking your magnesium levels
(Natural News) If you’re concerned about diabetes, the first thing your doctor might suggest is getting a blood sugar test. This can certainly identify problems if it comes back outside of the normal range, but there’s another test you might also want to consider no matter how you perform on a fasting glucose test: a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Summer 2019
Read about NIH ’s efforts to eliminate workplace harassment and discrimination, a new NIDDK video to urge participation in clinical trials, and more. (Source: NIDDK Directors Update)
Source: NIDDK Directors Update - May 20, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Research Needed to Unravel Pieces of Thyroid-CVD Jigsaw Research Needed to Unravel Pieces of Thyroid-CVD Jigsaw
An international working group recommends a research agenda focusing on subgroups and the effects of thyroid medications on cardiovascular health.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - May 20, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ultrasound: The future of diabetes treatment?
According to a recent study in mice, stimulating the pancreas with ultrasound might one day provide a noninvasive way of treating type 2 diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Diabetes sufferers warned of ‘secret’ liver disease threat
DIABETES sufferers are at high risk of developing deadly liver disease, a study reveals today. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news