One in ten patients with diabetes have suicidal thoughts after 1  year of the COVID-19 pandemic: we need to talk about diabetes and mental health not only during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month - Alessi J, Scherer GDLG, Erthal IN, Teixeira JB, de Oliveira GB, Jaeger EH, de Carvalho TR, Schaan BD, Teló GH.
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month may have a special meaning for patients with diabetes in September 2021, almost 2 years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. People living with diabetes are known to be at increased risk for mental health disorders. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

MSN Labs launches patented diabetes pill Jardiance after DRL, heats up potential legal battle
Earlier, ET reported that Dr Reddy's Labs has launched copies of Jardiance. It has a valid patent in India until 2025. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Arthritis and diabetes diet: The 7 food swaps you should make right now
ARTHRITIS and diabetes are conditions affecting millions of Brits. Whether you suffer from either condition, or you want to cut your risk of developing diabetes or arthritis, a healthier diet is a good place to start. Here are 7 foods to start eating now. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Two subtle ‘warning signs’ signalling the condition has become sight-threatening
RATES of diabetes have doubled over the past 15 years, driven mainly by a sharp rise in obesity. A lack of treatments to reverse the condition means preventative measures, such as restrictive diets, are vital. When blood sugar levels are left unregulated, however, the blood vessels in the eye are some of the first in line to get damaged. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HIMSSCast: Taking the CDC's Diabetes Prevention Program digital
Fruit Street Health's Laurence Girard on taking one of the most successful health interventions into the 21st Century. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

COVID-19 pandemic increased pregnant women's risk of gestational diabetes and high blood pressure
A new study from Boston University found rates of gestational diabetes rose by 12% from 88 cases per 1,000 deliveries in 2019 compared to 98.9 per 1,000 delivereis in 2020 (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vacancy: Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Nutritional Science (JNS)
The Trustees are seeking applications  for an Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Nutritional Science (JNS). JNS is an international, peer-reviewed, online only, open access journal that welcomes high-quality research articles in all aspects of nutrition. The underlying aim of all work should be, as far as possible, to develop nutritional concepts - though the key criterion for acceptance is scientific soundness.  JNS encompasses the full spectrum of nutritional science including public health nutrition, epidemiology, dietary surveys, nutritional requirements, metabolic studies, body composition, energet...
Source: The Nutrition Society - October 15, 2021 Category: Nutrition Authors: Cassandra Ellis Source Type: news

High-Intensity Exercise, Not Pilates, Builds Bone in Older Women High-Intensity Exercise, Not Pilates, Builds Bone in Older Women
A high-intensity resistance and impact training program improved bone heath and function; a low-intensity Pilates-based exercise program improved function, but to a lesser extent, in a new trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Garmin becomes first to integrate real-time Dexcom diabetes data into smartwatches
Garmin ’s new apps allow people using the Dexcom G6 CGM to see glucose levels and trends on their smartwatch. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Risk for pregnancy complications higher during COVID-19 pandemic, study finds
A pregnant person's risk for complications, such as gestational diabetes, gestational high blood pressure, poor fetal growth and preeclampsia, increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, a study shows. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effect of lower body positive pressure aerobic training on fall risk in patients with diabetic polyneuropathy. Randomized controlled trial - Abdelaal AA, El-Shamy SM.
BACKGROUND: Retarded task-oriented gait, balance performance and increased fall risk are among the most debilitating problems in patients with diabetic polyneuropathy (DPN). The lower body positive pressure (LBPP) training was recently introduced in the fi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Lumbar Epidural Steroid Jab Lowers Bone Formation in Older Women Lumbar Epidural Steroid Jab Lowers Bone Formation in Older Women
The extent and duration of the effects of a lumbar epidural steroid injection suggest that patients who receive multiple injections may be at particular risk for skeletal problems.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Four 'surprising' foods that can spike blood sugar levels - what to avoid
DOCTOR CHARLOTTE NORTON spoke exclusively to Express.co.uk about dietary considerations when it comes to managing blood sugar levels. If you have type 2 diabetes, look no further for the best and worst food decisions you could be making. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes drug could prevent hospitalization and death from COVID-19
Researchers at Penn State University found that the diabetes drugs GLP-1R agonists can reduce a person's risk of being hospitalized or dying from Covid if they take it six months before infection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hypoparathyroidism Rates Low After Thyroidectomy for Graves Disease Hypoparathyroidism Rates Low After Thyroidectomy for Graves Disease
The incidence of the known complication of total thyroidectomy is shown to be under 3% in older patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Babies born to mothers with diabetes at higher risk for psychiatric disorders, study finds
Children born to mothers with diabetes during pregnancy are at higher risk for mental health disorders as they grow into adulthood, a study published Thursday by JAMA Network Open found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meetings of the RC68th session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean
13 October 2021, Cairo ‒ The 68th session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean resumed its session today tackling the Region’s most pressing public health issues through technical papers and panel discussions. Today’s three technical papers emphasized key health concerns and proposed a strategy for integrated disease surveillance, a roadmap on how to build resilient communities for better health and well-being; and a strategy to address the Regional public health challenge posed by diabetes. The morning started with a presentation on a proposed Regional strategy for integrated disease...
Source: WHO EMRO News - October 14, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

The ‘Great Resignation’ Is Finally Getting Companies to Take Burnout Seriously. Is It Enough?
Toward the end of last year, Anthony Klotz, a professor of business administration at Texas A&M University who studies workplace resignations, realized that a lot of people were about to quit their jobs. A record 42.1 million Americans quit a job in 2019, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, but that rate dropped off during the pandemic-addled year of 2020. As 2021 approached, bringing with it the promise of effective vaccines and a return to semi-normal life, Klotz guessed that two things would happen. First, many of the people who wanted to quit in 2020 but held off due to fear or uncertainty would fina...
Source: TIME: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

The Delta Variant Is Forcing New Zealand To Find a Safe Way Out of Its ‘Zero-COVID’ Strategy
For much of the pandemic, Aotearoa New Zealand’s COVID-19 response has ranked as one of the best in the world. We have been living in a parallel world, one of a small handful of countries to follow an elimination strategy. That strategy has meant that we have had very few COVID-19 cases and deaths. And when I say very few, I mean it. Until August this year, there had been just over 2,800 confirmed cases and 26 deaths. We have lived much of the pandemic with daily life almost unrestricted. As someone who follows the global situation closely it has been surreal. I’ve spent much of this pandemic worried that New Z...
Source: TIME: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Siouxsie Wiles Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Refreshing the Terminology and Management of Hypothyroidism Refreshing the Terminology and Management of Hypothyroidism
The terminology and treatment options for hypothyroidism have evolved. Is it time to broaden our perspectives?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The simple home remedy that lowers blood sugar - 'soak in warm water'
DIABETES type 2 complications can be warded off by bringing high blood sugar levels under control. A simple dietary remedy can lower blood sugar but you should "soak in warm water" for optimal results, research suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plunge in diabetes checks: Doctors carried out 7.4million fewer tests last year, study suggests
Analysis by doctors at the University of Manchester indicates that 7.4million fewer checks than usual took place in general practices between March and December 2020. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Atoll Nation of Tuvalu Adopts ‘Cubes’ to Step Up Nutritious Food Production
Tuvalu’s farmers have watched their crops destroyed by extreme tropical weather. They are now using Funafala 'food cubes' to have greater control over their harvests. By Catherine WilsonCANBERRA, Australia , Oct 13 2021 (IPS) Tuvalu, a small atoll island nation in the Central Pacific Ocean, is one of few countries in the world to have so far evaded the pandemic. But, while it has achieved a milestone with no recorded cases of COVID-19, its population of about 11,931 continues to battle food uncertainties and poor nutrition. These challenges, present long before the pandemic emerged, have been exacerbated by lockdown ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Catherine Wilson Tags: Asia-Pacific Climate Action Climate Change COVID-19 Development & Aid Environment Featured Food and Agriculture Green Economy Headlines Humanitarian Emergencies Pacific Community Climate Wire TerraViva United Nations #ClimateActi Source Type: news

Data up to 8-years for Roche ’s OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) show early and ongoing treatment significantly reduced risk of requiring a walking aid in relapsing multiple sclerosis and disability progression in primary progressive multiple sclerosis
Basel, 13 October 2021 – Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new long-term data that reinforce the benefit of early initiation and ongoing treatment of OCREVUS® (ocrelizumab) on disability progression in relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS) and primary progressive MS (PPMS), as well as safety outcomes for an analysis of shorter 2-hour infusion in minority populations. OCREVUS data from all clinical trials consistently show a favourable benefit-risk profile over eight years. Roche and research partners will also present four late-breaking abstracts to share the latest data regarding COVID-19 and vacci...
Source: Roche Media News - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Data up to 8-years for Roche ’s OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) show early and ongoing treatment significantly reduced risk of requiring a walking aid in relapsing multiple sclerosis and disability progression in primary progressive multiple sclerosis
Basel, 13 October 2021 – Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new long-term data that reinforce the benefit of early initiation and ongoing treatment of OCREVUS® (ocrelizumab) on disability progression in relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS) and primary progressive MS (PPMS), as well as safety outcomes for an analysis of shorter 2-hour infusion in minority populations. OCREVUS data from all clinical trials consistently show a favourable benefit-risk profile over eight years. Roche and research partners will also present four late-breaking abstracts to share the latest data regarding COVID-19 and vacci...
Source: Roche Investor Update - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Taking care of your feet if you have diabetes
Neglecting your feet if you are diabetic can result in some serious complications. Keep your blood sugar levels within a good range. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Radiofrequency Ablation Gains Favor for Thyroid Nodules in US Radiofrequency Ablation Gains Favor for Thyroid Nodules in US
Success was reported both in hospital and an outpatient setting. Insurance coverage is an issue, however, as is the risk that some physicians may perform ablation purely for profit when observation would be sufficient.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 12, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Expensive Insulins, Pen Devices Dominate Diabetes Care in US Expensive Insulins, Pen Devices Dominate Diabetes Care in US
Analog insulins continue to represent more than 80% of prescriptions for type 2 diabetes in the US, despite rising costs and public scrutiny of pricing. Use of pen devices for delivery rose, too.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 12, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

What Causes Hypoglycemia in NonDiabetics
What Causes Hypoglycemia in Non-Diabetics? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cure and Hormonal Control After Prolactinoma Resection Cure and Hormonal Control After Prolactinoma Resection
Is transsphenoidal surgical resection a safe and effective alternative to dopamine agonist therapy for prolactinomas?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Prioritizing Foot Ulcers During Lockdown Paid Off in Belgium Prioritizing Foot Ulcers During Lockdown Paid Off in Belgium
A coordinated effort by Belgium's network of multidisciplinary foot clinics to consider all diabetic foot problems as'urgent'during the COVID-19 lockdown resulted in minimal care disruption.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Oral PTH Shows Promise for Osteoporosis in Early Phase 2 Study Oral PTH Shows Promise for Osteoporosis in Early Phase 2 Study
If the drug demonstrates safety and efficacy in a future phase 3 clinical trial, it could become the first oral bone-building (anabolic) therapy for osteoporosis, but it"s early days.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

The Big Number: Overweight, obese people should get tested for diabetes starting at age 35
Task force’s updated advice is aimed at trying to reduce the number of U.S. adults who have the disease. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Framing public health response to the opioid and overdose crisis: are there alternatives to cascade of care model? - H øj SB, Bruneau J, Hickman M.
The 'cascade of care' has seen widespread uptake as a framework for measuring patient engagement in care for chronic conditions including HIV, hepatitis C and diabetes.1 Attention recently turned to its potential utility in the field of addiction care, par... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Patterns of adverse childhood experiences and mental health outcomes among American Indians with type 2 diabetes - Elma JHL, Hautalab D, Abrahamson-Richardsa T, Wallsb ML.
BACKGROUND: Extensive research demonstrates that Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are highly interconnected and have numerous health consequences well into adulthood. Yet, there is a dearth of focused research that examines ACEs and health inequities f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Features of childhood sexual abuse during initiation period of lockdown due to CoViD-19 pandemic in Turkey - Al şen Güney S, Bağ.
OBJECTIVES: During Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, lockdown carried out all over the world has caused many health problems in children and adolescents. In addition to increased screen exposure, obesity and diabetes due to a sedentary lifes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Drugs for treating diabetes, obesity & ageing can potentially be used to treat Covid: Researchers
The scientists believe that natural compounds such as curcumin and resveratrol, among others, and existing drugs such as metformin and Rapamyci have potential to get tested extensively for the treatment of COVID-19 and post-coronavirus syndrome. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: The cholesterol-reducing fruit that lowers blood sugar within 30 minutes
DIABETES is a precursor for a host of complications, but rarely produces symptoms in the initial stages. Fortunately, the condition can be staved off with some simple dietary tweaks. One fruit, which has been shown to lower cholesterol, could reduce blood sugar levels in the space of 30 minutes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glucose - Regulating Drugs Aid COVID - 19 Outcomes in Patients With Diabetes
Findings include GLP - 1R agonists and pioglitazone use, with drop in hospital admissions (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nursing, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Four warning signs in your feet that 'interfere with daily activities'
DIABETES type 2 often goes undetected for many years because symptoms only emerge when blood sugar levels are neglected. When this happens, you may notice a number of changes in your feet that "interfere with daily activities", warns the Mayo Clinic. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Being Over 40 With T1DM Ups Risk for COVID - 19 - Related Hospitalizations
Children and younger individuals with type 1 diabetes had better outcomes and milder disease (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Hearing Dysfunction With New Thyroid Eye Drug Is Common, Persistent Hearing Dysfunction With New Thyroid Eye Drug Is Common, Persistent
' We should have our antennas up about this,'said an expert, as study finds 81% of patients treated with the new thyroid eye disease drug teprotumumab reported hearing impairment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

London-based startup Habitual lands $2.3M seed funding
The firm provides a food replacement and digital support programme for people living with type 2 diabetes. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Differential Mechanisms in HFrEF and HFpEF in Diabetes Differential Mechanisms in HFrEF and HFpEF in Diabetes
This review explores the pathophysiological mechanisms of heart failure in patients with diabetes, how they differ in patients with HFrEF vs. HFpEF, and the use of SGLT2 inhibitors in these patients.JACC: Heart Failure (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Britons cut meat-eating by 17%, but must double that to hit target
People have been advised to reduce consumption by 30% for health and environmental reasonsBritons have cut their meat consumption by 17% over the past decade but will need to double these efforts if they are to meet targets for healthy diets and sustainable food production set out in thenational food strategy earlier this year.Meat production is a major contributor to global heating and land degradation, while eating lots of red and processed meat has been linked to a greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Tags: Meat Health Food Climate change Heart disease Science Food safety Food and drink UK news England Environment Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The 29p drink that 'significantly' lowers blood sugar within 30 minutes
DIABETES type 2 is a chronic condition characterised by unstable blood sugar levels. A simple drink can "significantly" lower blood sugar levels within 30 minutes of consumption. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Three 'silent' signs of high blood sugar you shouldn't ignore
DIABETES symptoms can be really difficult to spot because they don't necessarily make you feel unwell. These are the three "silent" symptoms of high blood sugar you shouldn't ignore. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA greenlights DreaMed's AI-backed insulin management tool for folks with Type 2 diabetes
The latest approval marks DreaMed ’s fourth clearance from the Food and Drug Administration. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 7, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Interferon Treatment in COVID-19 Linked to Thyroid Changes Interferon Treatment in COVID-19 Linked to Thyroid Changes
With COVID-19 increasingly linked to thyroid effects, new research points to a potential role of COVID treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - October 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Statins Tied to Diabetes Progression Statins Tied to Diabetes Progression
Statin use is associated with increased likelihood of diabetes progression, according to a new matched cohort analysis of data from the Department of Veteran Affairs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 7, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news