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Black Children More Likely to Die From Diabetes Black Children More Likely to Die From Diabetes
Despite a higher prevalence of diabetes in white children compared with black children, black children are significantly more likely to die from acute complications than white or Hispanic children.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Garden Project in Schools Linked to Lower BMI in Kids Garden Project in Schools Linked to Lower BMI in Kids
A comprehensive program targeting communities and families as well as kids is critical for improving eating habits, authors said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Kenya: Time for Holistic Approach to Diabetes
[Nation] It is time we got serious about tackling one of the biggest silent killers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 22, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: THIS could prevent condition EVEN if you’re a bit overweight
TYPE 2 DIABETES is a serious health condition which needs lifelong treatment, and if left untreated, can be serious and cause a number of health complications. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yoga can help beat diabetes by lowering blood sugar levels
Dr Venugopal Vijayakumar of the S-VYASA yoga university, who carried out the study, said: ‘Even one session of yoga has led to a reduction in blood glucose levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

D.C. Week: Senate Panel Backs Chronic Care Bill
(MedPage Today) -- Also, a possible AHCA reboot and new warnings on a diabetes drug (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 20, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Blood sugar chart: Target levels throughout the day
Blood sugar charts help people with diabetes monitor their blood sugar levels and assess their treatment needs. Learn more in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Angela Bassett Is Honoring Her Late Mom With This Health Campaign
This year’s Mother’s Day was hard for Angela Bassett.  It was the second year the actress spent without her mom, Betty Jane Bassett, and coming up on the third year since her June 2014 death. The difference this year, however, was that Bassett chose a unique way to honor her mom’s legacy. She joined forces with Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company for the For Your Sweetheart campaign to raise awareness about the high risk that Type 2 diabetics have of getting heart disease, the same condition her mom died from. “This is just a small way to honor her life and who she was. She laug...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Red Meat Increases Risk of Dying From 8 Diseases
High red meat consumption increased the rate of dying from cancer, heart disease, respiratory disease, stroke, diabetes, infections, kidney disease and liver disease. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Meat Alzheimer's Disease Liver Heart Respiratory Diseases Diabetes Source Type: news

Diet Drinks Don't Up Calorie Intake, Help Control Cravings Diet Drinks Don't Up Calorie Intake, Help Control Cravings
Negative press has surrounded diet drinks recently, but new data indicate such beverages don't lead to overeating, which has been a concern. Experts at an obesity conference say they have a role.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Patiromer for Hyperkalemia Recommended for Marketing in EU Patiromer for Hyperkalemia Recommended for Marketing in EU
The potassium-binding agent had been seen to safely control mild to moderate hyperkalemia in a phase 2 trial of patients with diabetic nephropathy.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Sanofi ’ s insulin biosimilar wins EMA committee recommendation
Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) said today that the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recommended its insulin lispro biosimilar for approval. Insulin lispro Sanofi is a biosimilar of insulin lispro, a fast-acting insulin analog made using recombinant DNA technology. Sanofi’s biosimilar has the exact same amino acid sequence as its reference product. The positive opinion from CHMP is Sanofi’s 1st major regulatory win for a biosimilar diabetes treatment. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Sanofi’s insulin biosimilar wins EM...
Source: Mass Device - May 19, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Sanofi-Aventis Source Type: news

A Bigger Surprise than Ortiz's Claim about Performance-Enhancers
(MedPage Today) -- No established protocol for providers to treat adolescent users (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - May 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

OA Strongly Affects Difficulty in Walking (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Influence of arthritis greater than heart disease or diabetes (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - May 19, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

European Congress of Endocrinology (ECE) 2017 European Congress of Endocrinology (ECE) 2017
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ECE 2017Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Glucose Peaks Linked to Cognitive Decline, Dementia in Diabetes
Glucose peaks tied to greater cognitive decline for those with diabetes and HbA1c ≥ 7.0 percent (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pathology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Suicide by insulin a risk in people with diabetes
An "error" in insulin dosing may sometimes mask a suicide attempt, according to new research (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EndoBreak: Costly Gastric Band Re-Ops; Say'No' to Pre-Owned Test Strips
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - May 19, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Mindful Eating'Helps Weight Loss'Mindful Eating'Helps Weight Loss '
Increasing mindfulness about eating is an effective way to aid weight loss, according to new research.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Suicide by Insulin?
Self-harm and suicidal behavior may not always be obvious in people with diabetesSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Diabetes Medicines, Suicide (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sanofi Receives CHMP Recommendation for Approval of Insulin Lispro Biosimilar
Positive opinion based on a clinical development program involving over 1,000 people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes Paris, France - May 19, 2017 - Sanofi announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medi... Biopharmaceuticals, Regulatory Sanofi, Insulin lispro, Biosimilar (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Long-term Metformin Use'Has No Cognitive Impact'Long-term Metformin Use'Has No Cognitive Impact '
Patients and clinicians can be reassured that long-term use of metformin does not lead to worsening cognitive performance, new results from prolonged follow-up of the large-scale diabetes-prevention program indicate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Mislocalized calcium channel causes insulin secretion defect in diabetes
Researchers have studied beta cells of type-2 diabetic donors, and find that a mislocalized calcium channel contributes to the failed insulin secretion associated with the disease. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Ask Well: How Much Weight Do I Need to Lose to Prevent Diabetes?
Blood tests can determine if you have prediabetes, but losing a small amount of weight can prevent its progression to diabetes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Tests (Medical) Diabetes Fasting Weight Source Type: news

Suicide by Insulin?
Title: Suicide by Insulin?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/19/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - May 19, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

The Effects of Coenzyme Q10 Supplementation in PCOS The Effects of Coenzyme Q10 Supplementation in PCOS
A new study examines the beneficial effects of coenzyme Q10 supplementation on the metabolic profiles of patients with PCOS.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Mislocalized calcium channel causes insulin secretion defect in diabetes
(Uppsala University) Researchers from Uppsala University have studied beta cells of type-2 diabetic donors, and find that a mislocalized calcium channel contributes to the failed insulin secretion associated with the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 19, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Exploring the association of maternal adverse childhood experiences with maternal health and child behavior following intimate partner violence - Fredland N, McFarlane J, Symes L, Maddoux J.
BACKGROUND: Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) have been empirically linked to a host of negative health outcomes, both physical and psychosocial. Exposures to ACEs make individuals more susceptible to conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide by Insulin?
Self-harm and suicidal behavior may not always be obvious in people with diabetes (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tips Provided to Help Physicians Plan for Retirement
Strategies to save for retirement should be adapted through different stages of physicians'careers (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 19, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine 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

Suicide by Insulin?
Self - harm and suicidal behavior may not always be obvious in people with diabetes (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Diabetes, News, Source Type: news

Chris Cornell: When Suicide Doesn't Make Sense
By Julie A. Fast Sometimes, people commit suicide and it does make some sense. It’s scary and upsets our world, but on a basic level we think we understand. The suicide of Robin Williams comes to mind. He had a history of depression and his health was failing. Oh how we all wish he could have found more help, but I don’t think it was as much surprising as it was devastating and sad for the millions who loved him when he died. Then there are suicides that make no sense. They don’t fit in the current life of the person or fit what the person is actually saying about life in public. The partner or other love...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BMI and Waist Circumference OK for Kidney Prognosis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- No extra value from CT scans of adipose tissue (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - May 18, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Suicide by Insulin?
THURSDAY, May 18, 2017 -- Insulin typically saves the lives of those with diabetes, but it can also be a way for some people to kill themselves, a new review warns. People with the blood sugar disease tend to suffer higher rates of depression, the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 18, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

' Real-world' Survey Informs New Tool Kit to Help Keep Weight Off'Real-world' Survey Informs New Tool Kit to Help Keep Weight Off
A new tool kit aimed at helping people to maintain weight loss long-term is being studied in three European countries, informed by a real-world survey of 2000 people who tried to shed pounds alone.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' Weight-Loss-in-the-Wild'  Survey Aids Study to Keep Pounds Off'Weight-Loss-in-the-Wild'  Survey Aids Study to Keep Pounds Off
A new tool kit aimed at helping people to maintain weight loss long-term is being studied in three European countries, informed by a real-world survey of 2000 people who tried to shed pounds alone.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Nemaura touts data for Memspatch insulin micro-needle device
Nemaura Pharma‘s Memspatch insulin micro-needle device compared well against a pen injector in an 18-patient clinical trials, according to the company. The group of Type I diabetic patients were given insulin using either the Memspatch device or a traditional pen injector. Researchers evaluated the patient’s pain levels using a number pain rating score from 0 to 10. Patients were also asked to record their experiences with the devices and to reflect on the pain immediately following administration. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Nemaura touts data for Memspatch insu...
Source: Mass Device - May 18, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations Nemaura Pharma Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥65 Years Who Saw Selected Types of Health Professionals in the Past 12 Months, by Diagnosed Diabetes Status — National Health Interview Survey, 2015
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Disparities in Diabetes Deaths Among Children and Adolescents — United States, 2000–2014
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Just Two Weeks of Inactivity Can Up Risk of Developing Disease
Consistent daily activity vital to optimal health, researchers say (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 18, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Conference News, Source Type: news

CE Mark suspended for GI Dynamics EndoBarrier
GI Dynamics (ASX:GID) said yesterday that the CE Mark approval for its EndoBarrier device was suspended for “nonconformances” in its quality management system under European Union regulations. GI Dynamics president & CEO Scott Schorer told MassDevice.com today during a telephone interview that the suspension is not a recall and does not involve the safety or efficacy of EndoBarrier, a plastic gut liner designed to treat obesity and diabetes. “It’s just an accumulation of lots of little things and some bigger things,” Schorer told us. “We’ve been trying to fix everything.&r...
Source: Mass Device - May 18, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Diabetes Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Weight loss GI Dynamics Source Type: news

Novel 2.0-mm Stent Promising for Super Small Coronary Vessels Novel 2.0-mm Stent Promising for Super Small Coronary Vessels
Currently there is no dedicated drug-eluting stent in this size, leaving an unmet clinical need for patients, including those with diabetes.Heartwire from Medscape (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Study shows differences in brain activity between men and women who are obese
FINDINGSA new study of obese people suggests that changes in their brains ’ reward regions make them more prone to overeating, and that women and men exhibit different brain activity related to overeating.Researchers from UCLA found that women who are obese showed more prominent changes in the reward system related to dopamine responsiveness, suggesting that emotion-related and compulsive eating play a larger role in their overeating. Men who are obese showed a different pattern of brain remodeling in sensorimotor regions, a sign that their eating behavior is affected by a greater awareness of gut sensations and visc...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 18, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Report: New Apple Watch could include glucose monitor, other health tech
Apple (NSDQ:AAPL) may be developing glucose monitoring capabilities for the next-generation version of its Apple Watch, according to a new BGR report which cites sources close to the company. The report claims that the company is working to implement the ability to monitor glucose with the Watch, possibly through the use of new interchangeable smart bands which could also add other new health functionalities to the device. “According to our source, Apple’s sights are now set on the epidemic of diabetes, and the company plans to introduce a game-changing glucose monitoring feature in an upcoming Apple Watch...
Source: Mass Device - May 18, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Diabetes mHealth (Mobile Health) Research & Development Apple Source Type: news

UAMS Gets $2.1M to Fight Diabetes in Marshallese Community
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has been awarded another $2.1 million grant to attempt to reduce diabetes in the Marshallese community in northwest Arkansas. The money comes from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The three-year award will allow UAMS' Northwest Regional Campus to expand its research "a culturally adapted diabetes prevention program designed to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by teaching people who have pre-diabetes how to make modest lifestyle changes that can prevent diabetes." The Marshallese have some of the highest documented rates of type 2 diabetes ...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 18, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Help Patients Save on Prescription Drugs Help Patients Save on Prescription Drugs
A growing number of resources are available to help make drugs more affordable for patients.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Column Source Type: news

Diabetes risk cut if you stay the same weight as you age
Researchers from the University of Cambridge studied 30,000 people over 10 years and found staying the same weight cuts the risk of diabetes, which affects 414 million adults worldwide. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How can diabetes affect the feet?
High blood sugar levels can affect many areas of the body. In this article, we look at the symptoms and treatments for diabetic foot problems. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Diabetes sufferers could REVERSE blindness with new drug
DIABETES is the leading cause of blindness in people of working age in the UK, but a new drug may be able to help sufferers regain vision. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India's drug pricing regulator clamps down on drug cocktails
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's drug pricing regulator has demanded explanations from 65 domestic and global drugmakers for selling new forms of essential diabetes and antibiotic drugs without its approval. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news