Stem Cell Transplant Seen as Major Type 1 Diabetes Advance Stem Cell Transplant Seen as Major Type 1 Diabetes Advance
In the first human subject, insulin requirement dropped by 91% at 90 days.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Attempted murder of a young child followed by an attempted suicide of the mother by injection of insulin aspart: identification of quantification of insulin by LC-HRMS and UPLC-MS/MS in blood of the two cases - Arbouche N, Godard E, Gheddar L, Raul JS, Kintz P.
The identification and quantification of insulin and its analogs have always been a challenge in the forensic field. Murder, suicide attempts and induced hypoglycemia in the context of factitious disorders have been described with the use of synthetic anal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

NPPA fixes price caps for 12 anti-diabetic medicines
These include glimepiride tablet of strength 1 mg, with ceiling price at Rs 3.6 per tablet, while that for 2 mg is Rs 5.72 per tablet. The ceiling price of 1 ml glucose injection of 25 per cent strength has been fixed at 17 paise, while that of 1ml of insulin (soluble) injection of strength 40IU/ml is Rs 15.09. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Biocon eyes $30b US insulin market via its biosimilars
With the approval of aspart, Biocon says it will become the first company to receive approvals for two interchangeable insulin drugs in the US, helping it make a strong entry into that market. This also proves that the company has the science and vertical integration required to get to the US market, it said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Caring for a Resident With Serious Mental Illness
Mrs. R is an 89-year-old resident with a history of schizophrenia, insulin-dependent diabetes, hypertension, osteoarthritis, osteopenia, vascular dementia, and iron deficiency anemia (underlying cause unknown). She had a hip fracture two years ago and has had a right total hip replacement. She moved into the nursing home after an acute hospital admission for increased confusion and delusional ideation with distorted body image. She believes that her feet and legs are absent and that she cannot walk. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - October 24, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Barbara Resnick, Paige Hector Tags: IDT Case Scenario #12 Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: The warning sign on your neck that may signify too much insulin
DIABETES impacts around 4.9 million people in the UK, with 90 percent of those cases being type 2 diabetes. Though there are a number of common symptoms, some changes to your skin could also serve as a warning sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polycystic ovaries: The best and worst fruits to reduce blood sugar levels
POLYCYSTIC ovarian syndrome increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Many symptoms of the former condition are attributed to insulin resistance, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust confirmed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acquired Mutations Linked to Fat Metabolism, Insulin Sensitivity in Chronic Liver Disease Acquired Mutations Linked to Fat Metabolism, Insulin Sensitivity in Chronic Liver Disease
For the first time, acquired (somatic) mutations that impact metabolism and insulin sensitivity were identified in liver cells of patients with chronic liver disease in a genomics study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Estimating Insulin Resistance May Help Predict Stroke, Death in T2D Estimating Insulin Resistance May Help Predict Stroke, Death in T2D
Calculating the estimated glucose disposal rate as a proxy for the level of insulin resistance may be useful way to determine if someone with type 2 diabetes is at risk for having a first stroke, Swedish researchers have found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Biocon's interchangeable biosimilar Insulin glargine added on Express Scripts ’ largest formulary in US
The listing is expected to boost Biocon's biosimilar business, as inclusion of Semglee on Express Scripts' NPF will allow pharmacies to substitute the much cheaper Semglee for Sanofi's Lantus without having to consult the prescribing healthcare professional. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Best breakfast drinks to help control rising blood sugars – what to avoid
DIABETES type 2 is a serious condition where the insulin your pancreas makes can't work properly, or your pancreas can't make enough insulin. This means your blood glucose levels keep rising. Start your day the right way by consuming any of these recommended drinks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unsalvageable: Preventable Amputations Rise During COVID Unsalvageable: Preventable Amputations Rise During COVID
"Sometimes, it would come down to insulin or rent," Miller says."I felt like my hands were tied."WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics 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

Medtronic Expands Recall of MiniMed 600 Insulin Pumps Medtronic Expands Recall of MiniMed 600 Insulin Pumps
Medtronic has updated a previous recall of its MiniMed 600 series insulin pumps to include all with a potentially problematic clear retainer ring, not just those that appear damaged.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Medtronic Expands Recall to Include More Than 463,000 Insulin Pumps
Title: Medtronic Expands Recall to Include More Than 463,000 Insulin PumpsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/6/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - October 6, 2021 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

AiSMA expresses concerns over government ’s decision to restrict syringe export
Rajiv Nath, President, All India Syringes and Needles Manufacturers Association (AiSNMA) urged the government to lift the restriction on non-covid sizes of syringes like Insulin syringes, 5 ml and larger syringe sizes or 0.3 ml AD syringes. “There are syringes developed specifically for other companies which can’t be used in India for vaccination and will be a wasted capacity otherwise,” he said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Menopause: Five 'plant oestrogen-like foods' to ease symptoms and reduce high blood sugar
MENOPAUSE may coincide with a type 2 diabetes diagnosis, as falling oestrogen levels can affect how the body releases insulin, Dr Sarah Brewer said. However, to minimise this risk, certain foods could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers question role of insulin-boosting drugs in Type 2 diabetes
Drugs prescribed for Type 2 diabetes may actually increase insulin resistance in the body by boosting production of the hormone to unhealthy levels, causing the disease to worsen, researchers from Boston University said. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polycystic ovaries syndrome diet: Improve symptoms by following the 'eight principles'
POLYCYSTIC ovaries can lead to mood swings, acne, thinning hair on the top of the head, too much hair elsewhere, and fatigue. All attributed to insulin resistance - a risk factor for type 2 diabetes - could a change in your diet improve symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Three drinks to include in your diet significantly lowering blood sugars
DIABETES type 2 is a chronic health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. Most of the food you eat is broken down into sugar and released into your bloodstream. When your blood sugar goes up, it signals your pancreas to release insulin. To combat rising blood sugars, consuming any of these three drinks could significantly help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid can infect cells in pancreas that make insulin, research shows
Results of two studies may explain why some people develop diabetes after catching the virusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCovid-19 can infect insulin-producing cells in the pancreas and change their function, potentially explaining why some previously healthy people develop diabetes after catching the virus.Doctors are increasingly concerned about the growing number of patients who have developed diabetes either while infected with coronavirus, or shortly after recovering from it.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 28, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Tags: Diabetes Coronavirus Science World news Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Society Source Type: news

Gluconfidence, a Vogt Award winner and XLerateHealth company, relaunches product
Gluconfidence LLC wants to make life easier for people coping with insulin-dependent diabetes. The Louisville-based startup seeks to couple a gluten-free, certified organic liquid glucose supplement with a to-be-released web-based app to help people better manage their diabetes, especially reduce low blood sugar events. Gluconfidence launched the first iteration of the glucose supplement about 18 months ago. That launch was significantly disrupted by the strain that the coronavirus put on supply… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 28, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Insulin Pumps Linked to Lower Retinopathy Risk in Youths With T1D Insulin Pumps Linked to Lower Retinopathy Risk in Youths With T1D
The association may be due to reduced glycemic variability and increased time in range.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Company recalls batch of drug that treats severely low blood sugar, cites possible health risk
Eli Lilly Canada is recalling one lot of an injectable prescription drug used to treat blood glucose levels that have dropped too low, which may occur in people with diabetes who are treated with insulin. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Company recalls batch of drug that treats severely low blood sugar due to possible health risk
Eli Lilly Canada is recalling one lot of an injectable prescription drug used to treat blood glucose levels that have dropped too low, which may occur in people with diabetes who are treated with insulin. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: New treatment could combat most common complication - sight loss
TYPE 2 diabetes is a common condition, caused by problems with a chemical in the body called insulin. Diabetes is unfortunately one of the leading causes of preventable sight loss in the UK, according to Diabetes UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 1 Diabetes: What is a hypo? Signs and symptoms of the condition to look out for
TYPE 1 diabetes is often diagnosed when young and, unlike type 2 diabetes, is unpreventable. Type 1 diabetes causes the level of glucose in your blood to become too high. It happens when your body cannot produce enough of a hormone called insulin, which controls blood glucose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Insulin Resistance a Recipe for Depression?
Title: Is Insulin Resistance a Recipe for Depression?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/24/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - September 24, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Scientists develop insulin that can be kept without refrigeration
This is being hailed as a big breakthrough in scientific circles, as portability has always been a concern for insulin-dependent people. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Insulin Resistance a Recipe for Depression?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Diabetes, Sports Medicine, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Insulin Resistance Linked to Risk for Major Depressive Disorder
Three surrogate measures of insulin resistance linked to increased risk for incident major depression (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 23, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Diabetes: Insulin resistance doubles risk of ‘major’ disorder, warns new study
DIABETES is often brushed off as a harmless condition because it rarely elicits overt symptoms. In the longer term, however, the condition sets the stage for a plethora of complications. A new study has warned that one major depressive disorder is likely to arise. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Welldoc's Bluestar lands FDA clearance for expanded insulin dosing support
The new clearance expands its insulin dosing support to bolus and premixed insulin titration for Type 2 diabetes. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 22, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Diabetes patients on NHS offered hope thanks to artificial pancreas
The high-tech kit monitors glucose levels via sensors under a patient's skin and, when needed, automatically delivers insulin to the bloodstream - a job normally carried out by the pancreas. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fecal Transplants: a New Treatment for IBD
Linda Ann Sasser has had ulcerative colitis since she was 20, but it wasn’t until May 2019, about 30 years later, that her condition hit a low point: not only did she have a major flare-up of chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but on top of it, she had Clostridioides difficile (or C. diff), a highly contagious bacterial infection that causes severe diarrhea and inflammation of the colon. “I became really, really sick with bloody diarrhea 30 times a day and chronic stomach pain,” Sasser says. While hospitalized for 12 days, she was given oral steroid medications, which didn’t help, then IV ste...
Source: TIME: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Colino Tags: Uncategorized Disease feature Source Type: news

Will Interchangeable Insulin Be More Affordable in the US? Will Interchangeable Insulin Be More Affordable in the US?
The way that pricing is calculated in the US is so complicated, with many players and a lack of transparency, it makes it hard to know what the future will bring.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Will Interchangeable Insulin Be More Affordable?
Will Interchangeable Insulin Be More Affordable in the US? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Local startup looks to solve major issue for people with diabetes, scores NIH grant
Diatech Diabetes is developing a software platform — one that could ensure people with diabetes everywhere obtain proper amounts of insulin. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Klyce Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Sep-Oct 2021, RxNorm September 2021 Monthly Release
The RxNorm September monthly release became available for download on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. It includes changes to several RxNorm Basis of Strength Substance (BoSS) attributes. Concepts for the first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product Semglee are also included. See below for more details.   (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - September 7, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Emergency Medical Service Workers Battle a Hurricane, and COVID-19, To Bring Health Care To New Orleans
As Hurricane Ida pounded the coast of New Orleans with downpours and 150-mile-per-hour winds on the afternoon of Aug. 29, New Orleans Emergency Medical Services had to reverse course after spending 18 months running around the city at full speed battling COVID-19: staying put. For 13 hours and 41 minutes, as the storm’s worst shook their community, the workers hunkered down at their base, keeping themselves safe to be ready to protect others from whatever came next. However, the deluge of 9-1-1 calls didn’t come to a halt as EMS waited out the storm. So, after EMS workers were given the go-ahead to rush back in...
Source: TIME: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized climate change COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Welcome to the Internet of Medical Things, where your insulin pen, CPAP or scale can talk to you
The Internet of Medical Things universe is one of the fastest-growing digital health trends of 2021, with devices ranging from smart insulin pens and glucose monitoring devices to digital Bluetooth scales and smart inhalers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Migraines reduce risk of condition by regulating insulin finds new study
DIABETES type 2 is a condition characterised by rising blood sugars and insulin resistance. A new study finds those who suffer with migraines have a significantly lowered risk of developing the condition whilst those who develop diabetes become less prone to migraines. How? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lyumjev (Insulin Lispro-aabc Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - August 27, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Three warning signs of advanced blood sugar damage on your legs
TYPE 2 diabetes is a serious health condition; caused by the pancreas secreting ineffective - or not enough - of the hormone insulin, sugar begins to build up in the bloodstream. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Rapid-Acting Insulin, Lyumjev, for Pump Use FDA Approves Rapid-Acting Insulin, Lyumjev, for Pump Use
Approved for diabetes treatment last year, it's the second ultra-rapid-acting insulin approved for use in insulin delivery devices.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Approves Lyumjev (insulin lispro-aabc injection) 100 units/mL for Use in Insulin Pumps
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expanded label for Eli Lilly and Company's (NYSE: LLY) rapid-acting insulin, Lyumjev (insulin lispro-aabc injection) 100 units/mL indicated to... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - August 16, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

NHS chiefs warn Type 1 diabetics: 'Miss your check ups and we will stop your drugs'
Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas, a leaf-shaped gland in the abdomen, stops producing its own insulin - meaning levels have to be topped up with medication. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of visceral fat: Fitness expert shares seven ways to burn more by walking
VISCERAL fat is closely associated with a waist measurement over 35 inches; this is dangerous because it can lead to insulin resistance and heart disease. The best way to get rid of it is to be active. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Fluctuating insulin levels can trigger the Somogyi effect – what is it?
DIABETES type 2 is a condition synonymous with rising blood sugars. These blood sugars can trigger the Somogyi effect. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements: A drug to help lower blood sugar to possibly put diabetes into remission
SUPPLEMENTS and prescription drugs can help with a variety of health ailments. One such drug has shown impressive results in improving glucose and insulin control to help lower blood sugar for those suffering with diabetes type 2. In fact, some experts believe the drug could even put your diabetes into remission. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news