Association of Primary Aldosteronism With Visceral Adiposity Association of Primary Aldosteronism With Visceral Adiposity
Does the association between primary aldosteronism and obesity differ between genders? What are the implications?Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Urban-Rural Differences in COVID-19 Outcomes in T2DM Patients Urban-Rural Differences in COVID-19 Outcomes in T2DM Patients
How did community features modify disruptions to care and outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Med Nonadherence in Key Trials; Atrial Cardiopathy and Dementia; Diabetes on ECG?
(MedPage Today) -- Salt substitutes were associated with a reduced risk of heart attack, stroke, and death, according to a meta-analysis. (Heart) The American College of Chest Physicians updates its guidelines on the perioperative management of... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 17, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Diabetes: The best fruit for managing blood sugar levels - 'great choice' says expect
FRUIT sometimes gets a bad rap because it may contain high amounts of sugar. But some fruits are better than others, especially for people with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multidose BCG Protects Against COVID-19 in At-Risk Individuals
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 -- The multidose Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine offers protection against COVID-19 infection among COVID-19-unvaccinated individuals with type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online Aug. 15 in Cell Reports... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

LGBTQ Groups Denounce Florida Plan to Limit Transgender Care LGBTQ Groups Denounce Florida Plan to Limit Transgender Care
The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration filed the new rule this month, and it is set to take effect Aug. 21, according to online records.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Why Insulin Is So Expensive in the U.S. —And What the Inflation Reduction Act Does About It
President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law this afternoon, with a package that includes sweeping climate and tax initiatives and the biggest change to health care policy since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010. The new law works to bring down skyrocketing drug prices, one of the most intractable problems in the U.S. health care system. It will allow Medicare to negotiate some drug prices and place a $2,000 yearly out-of-pocket maximum for beneficiaries’ medicine costs. One drug in particular became the focus of intense debate in Congress: insulin. [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true...
Source: TIME: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Simmone Shah Tags: Uncategorized Explainer Health Care healthscienceclimate uspoliticspolicy Source Type: news

Why a Century-Old Vaccine Offers New Hope Against Pathogens
The B.C.G. tuberculosis vaccine may protect against Covid-19 and other infections by broadly bolstering the immune system. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Clinical Trials Diabetes Vaccination and Immunization Immune System Tuberculosis Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Pediatricians at Odds Over Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Kids Pediatricians at Odds Over Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Kids
A row has broken out between the American Academy of Pediatrics and some of its members over what the latter see as the organization ' s refusal to discuss its 2018 policy statement on care for gender-diverse minors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetes: The sunshine yellow drink shown to 'significantly' lower blood sugar for months
DIABETES type 2 complications can be kept at bay by taming high blood sugar levels. Miraculously, a bright yellow beverage has been shown to lower average blood sugar levels over the course of months. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The lesser-known herb that could be ‘beneficial’ to treating condition
TYPE 2 diabetes accounts for the majority of diabetes cases, requiring careful management to reduce the risk of serious health complications. While lifestyle changes like more exercise are recommended to control and prevent the condition, scientists have now found a herb to be "beneficial". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Refugees Face Often Neglected Mental Health Challenges – Report
Refugee tents in a camp in Greece. UN report shows refugees may be affected by poor health outcomes. CREDIT: Julie Ricard/Unsplash) By Juliet MorrisonUnited Nations, Aug 16 2022 (IPS) While refugees globally face insecurity and uncertainty, a new World Health Organization (WHO) report highlights that they also face poorer health outcomes. The World report on the health of refugees and migrants, published on July 20, 2022, was the first to survey studies of various refugee health outcomes, including mental health. The report highlighted that refugees are not inherently less healthy than host populations but that various so...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Juliet Morrison Tags: Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report mental health Source Type: news

Turn to PANTHER to Understand Diabetes Technology Turn to PANTHER to Understand Diabetes Technology
Cari Berget, RN, MPH, discusses the PANTHER program, a resource for healthcare professionals looking to find practical, usable information related to diabetes technology.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 15, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Annual Heart Failure Testing in Diabetes: New Rec Annual Heart Failure Testing in Diabetes: New Rec
All patients with diabetes are at risk and should be followed annually with one of these biomarkers.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 15, 2022 Category: Pathology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

How to live longer: Ward off diabetes, dementia, and cancer – here’s how
DIABETES, dementia, and cancer are respectively dangerous, deadly, and pernicious in their own rights. All three bring about their own set of issues to the body and all three, even diabetes in certain circumstances, can be fatal. While all troublesome, there is a way one can reduce the risk of developing all three. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news