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FDA Warns of Amputation Risk Linked to Newer Diabetes Drug
The FDA has called for a new boxed warning to be added to canagliflozin product labels based on a heightened risk for leg and foot amputations associated with use of the drug. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - May 22, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Gastric Band Reoperation Rates: Prevalent and Pricey (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Should payers reconsider coverage of the gastric band device? (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - May 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Can Sleep Loss Lead to Weight Gain? Can Sleep Loss Lead to Weight Gain?
Poor sleep may make us more likely to eat more and gain weight, according to preliminary research results.WebMD Health 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

European Medicines Agency Backs Biosimilar Insulin Lispro European Medicines Agency Backs Biosimilar Insulin Lispro
The positive opinion is for a biosimilar of bolus insulin for use at mealtimes and in insulin pumps.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Post Test on T2DM Back-to-Basics Special Report
Try these 10 questions and see what you've learned during this month's special report on the nuts-and-bolts of T2DM for PCPs. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - May 22, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Quiz Special Report Diabetes Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Patients Often Prescribed Futile Drugs in Last Months of Life
Researchers find many still prescribed long - term disease - preventing medications (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 22, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, AIDS, Anesthesiology & Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Nine of Ten Practices Surveyed Have Dismissed Patients
Reasons include inappropriate behavior toward staff, violation of Rx policies, repeatedly missed appointments (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 22, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Urology, Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Dopamine Agonists for Pituitary Tumors: To Treat or Not? Dopamine Agonists for Pituitary Tumors: To Treat or Not?
A novel use of medical therapy soon after surgery for nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas was up for debate, with strong arguments for and against changing the standard of care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Heart Problems Hit Hopes for Experimental Amgen, UCB Bone Drug Heart Problems Hit Hopes for Experimental Amgen, UCB Bone Drug
Amgen Inc and UCB SA no longer expect their experimental osteoporosis drug to win U.S. approval this year after a higher rate of serious heart-related side effects were observed in a late-stage clinical trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes cure? New drug may be more efficient at reducing blood sugar
TYPE 2 DIABETES is currently controlled using a range of methods including insulin injections, healthy diet, regular exercise and monitoring blood glucose levels. But more effective drugs may soon be available. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ViaCyte looks to cell replacement therapy to cure Type I diabetes
ViaCyte said today that it will begin clinical trials of its novel islet cell replacement therapy in development as a potential cure for Type I diabetes, after landing regulatory wins from the FDA and Health Canada. The company’s PEC-Direct candidate delivers stem cell-derived pancreatic progenitor cells in a device that is designed to enable direct vascularization of the cells. Following implantation, ViaCyte said the cells can proliferate and mature into human islet tissue that can produce insulin. The therapy is being developed for Type I diabetes patients who are at high risk for acute, life-threatening complicat...
Source: Mass Device - May 22, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) ViaCyte Inc. W.L. Gore & Associates Source Type: news

Alere ticks up on delayed Q4, 2016 prelims
Share prices ticked up today for Alere (NYSE:ALR) after the diagnostics company released long-delayed preliminary financial results for the 4th quarter and full year 2016. Waltham, Mass.-based Alere said in March that it would miss the deadline for releasing last year’s results due to an investigation of inappropriate conduct at its South Korean Standard Diagnostics subsidiary. It wasn’t the 1s delay for Alere, which belatedly filed its 2015 annual report in August 2016 after finding “immaterial errors” in its revenue recognition processes and “material weaknesses” in...
Source: Mass Device - May 22, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Diagnostics MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Alere Source Type: news

Being active improves balance, strength and ability
Researchers from the University of Jyv äskylä, Finland, found that exercise benefits more than 85% of physical and functional capacity indicators in Alzheimer's, diabetes and cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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

International Thyroid Awareness Week 2017
The 9th International Thyroid Awareness Week is marked during the week of 22-28 May 2017. The BTF is delighted to celebrate this international event by helping to promote information about the many, and often unknown, symptoms of thyroid disorders. (Source: The British Thyroid Foundation)
Source: The British Thyroid Foundation - May 22, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Featured News Source Type: news

Dr. Ruth Weinstock named oustanding physician clinician by American Diabetes Association
The award honors Weinstock's clinical, teaching and research excellence and her commitment to treating diabetes in underserved populations. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - May 22, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training 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

New findings on formation and malformation of blood vessels
(Karolinska Institutet) In diseases like cancer, diabetes, rheumatism and stroke, a disorder develops in the blood vessels that exacerbates the condition and obstructs treatment. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet now show how blood vessels can normally change their size to create a functional circulatory system and how vascular malformation during disease can occur. In the study, published in Nature Cell Biology, the researchers managed to treat vascular malformation in mice, a discovery of potential significance to numerous vascular diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public 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

Sanofi ’s insulin lispro receives CHMP positive opinion to treat diabetes
The European Medicines Agency's (EMA's) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion for the marketing authorisation of Sanofi's insulin lispro. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - May 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals 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