insulin glargine (Lantus)
Title: insulin glargine (Lantus)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - July 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Insulin glargine cost  effective versus NPH insulin in Hong Kong
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - July 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

American caravan arrives in Canadian 'birthplace of insulin' for cheaper medicine
A self-declared "caravan" of Americans bused across the Canada-U.S. border on Saturday, seeking affordable prices for insulin and raising awareness of "the insulin price crisis" in the United States. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/London Source Type: news

Utah Family Sues After Son With Diabetes Is Kept From School
The school district placed the boy on “home and hospital status,” denying him “his right to attend school with his non-diabetic peers,” the lawsuit says. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - June 29, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Christine Hauser Tags: Suits and Litigation (Civil) Diabetes Education (K-12) Utah Disabilities Insulin Source Type: news

Health officials warn of hacking risk in certain insulin pumps
A cybersecurity issue has been identified in the MiniMed 508 and MiniMed Paradigm series of wireless insulin pumps made by Medtronic.  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Medtronic Recalls Some Insulin Pumps Over Cybersecurity Concerns
FRIDAY, June 28, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that some high-tech insulin pumps made by Medtronic are being recalled for potential cybersecurity risks that could leave them vulnerable to hacking. Due to the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 28, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Insulin pumps are vulnerable to hacking, FDA warns amid recall
The FDA is warning patients who use two devices from Medtronic that they might be at risk of possible hacking. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - June 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Morgan Krakow Source Type: news

Cybersecurity Risk Prompts Recall of Medtronic Insulin Pumps
At least 4,000 U.S. patients who are using Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps are vulnerable to potential hacking. The company is working with distributors to identify additional patients who may be using the pumps that are now being recalled due to potential cybersecurity risks, according to an FDA notice issued Friday. The agency said it is concerned that, due to cybersecurity vulnerabilities identified in the device, a hacker could potentially connect wirelessly to a nearby MiniMed insulin pump and change the pump's settings. This could allow a person to over deliver insulin to the patient, leading to low blood...
Source: MDDI - June 28, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Software Source Type: news

FDA Recalls Insulin Pumps Over Security Concerns
The FDA has recalled certain Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps because there’s a risk of them being hacked, the agency said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medtronic says hackers could hijack insulin pumps
The FDA is warning diabetics that hackers could take control of the MiniMed devices and change their settings (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medtronic Recalls Some Insulin Pumps as FDA Warns They Could Be Hacked
FRIDAY, June 28, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that some high-tech insulin pumps made by Medtronic are being recalled for potential cybersecurity risks that could leave them vulnerable to hacking. " An unauthorized... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

London, Ont., birthplace of insulin, latest stop for desperate American diabetics
Some two dozen people from the United States will be in London, Ont., this weekend to buy cheap insulin at area pharmacies and pay tribute to the co-founder of the lifesaving medication. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/London Source Type: news

Medtronic Recalls Some Insulin Pumps as FDA Warns They Could Be Hacked
Title: Medtronic Recalls Some Insulin Pumps as FDA Warns They Could Be HackedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - June 28, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

FDA Recalls Some Medtronic Insulin Pumps Because of Cybersecurity FDA Recalls Some Medtronic Insulin Pumps Because of Cybersecurity
Patients using the recalled Medtronic's MiniMed 508 insulin pump and MiniMed Paradigm series insulin pumps are being advised use a different model.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - June 28, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Warns About Cybersecurity Concerns With Some Medtronic Insulin Pumps FDA Warns About Cybersecurity Concerns With Some Medtronic Insulin Pumps
Patients using the recalled Medtronic's MiniMed 508 insulin pump and MiniMed Paradigm series insulin pumps are being advised use a different model.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - June 27, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Today @US_FDA issued a FDA Safety Communication on certain Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps and their potential #Cybersecurity risks. Find out more: https://go.usa.gov/xyYHF   #FDA #MedicalDevicepic.twitter.com/ddTHFLxCr7
Today @US_FDA issued a FDA Safety Communication on certain Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps and their potential #Cybersecurity risks. Find out more: https://go.usa.gov/xyYHF  #FDA #MedicalDevice pic.twitter.com/ddTHFLxCr7 (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - June 27, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

New insights into beta cell dysfunction
An international collaboration has developed methodology, published inNature Metabolism, that will enable them to more effectively investigate why pancreatic beta cells stop producing insulin in diabetes. Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - June 27, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Food insecurity leading to type 2 diabetes
(University of Connecticut) A collaborative study by a team of Connecticut researchers shows there is a strong connection between food insecurity and insulin resistance, the underlying problem in type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance occurs when cells are not able to respond normally to the hormone insulin. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Widespread disease diabetes: Why do beta cells refuse to release insulin?
(Technische Universit ä t Dresden) One in 11 adults worldwide suffers from diabetes, and the number of diabetes patients is rising rapidly. Diabetes is worldwide one of the most widespread diseases. In the most common form of diabetes, type 2 diabetes, the body cells react increasingly insensitively to the hormone insulin, which is produced by beta cells in the pancreas and is intended to promote the absorption of sugar from the blood into the cells. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 26, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

6 Market Forces Changing the Medical Device World
As a high school junior, I was shown the guts of an implantable defibrillator. That day, I quit my pursuit of a career in medicine to pursue one in medical device design. OK, so my life didn’t go quite that linearly, but many years later I continue to work on life-improving technologies from the consulting side of medical device design. This pursuit continues to be a great passion. The medical device market is in the popular press spotlight these days. Actually, it’s more of a target. Netflix’s documentary The Bleeding Edge explored whether the 510(k) FDA clearance proc...
Source: MDDI - June 24, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Jesse Darley Tags: Business Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cocoa shells may help prevent obesity-induced insulin resistance
A study of immune and fat cells from mice found that cocoa shell extract can reduce and prevent some of the cell dysfunctions that can result from obesity. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: One major sign your blood sugar level is too low
TYPE 2 diabetes occurs when poor insulin production fails to control blood glucose levels. In certain cases, a person ’s blood sugar level can dip below normal levels. This sign may indicate you are at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How strength training may help people with diabetes
Strength training helps improve markers of metabolic health, such as insulin sensitivity and blood sugar levels, in mice with diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Diabetes Survival Skills Welcomed by Those Leaving Prison Diabetes Survival Skills Welcomed by Those Leaving Prison
A diabetes survival skills program aimed at helping former prisoners transfer to the community improves diabetes-related distress and knowledge around insulin use and disease self-management.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Cocoa constituents may have anti-obesity effects
A study, published inMolecular Nutrition and Food Research, reports that phenolic compounds found in cocoa bean shells have anti-inflammatory effects on fat cellsin vitro, which may reduce fat accumulation and decrease insulin resistance.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - June 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Study: Phenols in cocoa bean shells may reverse obesity-related problems in mouse cells
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News Bureau) A new study by researchers at the University of Illinois suggests that three of the phenolic compounds in cocoa bean shells have powerful effects on the fat and immune cells in mice, potentially reversing the chronic inflammation and insulin resistance associated with obesity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Halle Berry health latest: Star discusses her type 2 diabetes
Halle Berry, 52, is known to be one of the most beautiful woman in the world, with an enviable body and an impressive career. However, many are unaware of the star ’s battle with type 2 diabetes and how she had to take insulin everyday. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elevated CTRP1 Plasma Concentration Is Associated with Sepsis and Pre-Existing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Critically Ill Patients.
This study demonstrates significantly elevated levels of CTRP1 in critically ill patients, particularly with sepsis, and links circulating CTRP1 to inflammatory and metabolic disturbances. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Desperate Measures: The Skyrocketing Price Of Insulin In America
In the U.S., there’s another kind of caravan crossing borders in search of survival: diabetic Americans traveling to Canada to get cheaper insulin.(Image credit: Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An Anti-Aging Pill? Think Twice
The diabetes drug metformin, sometimes taken to slow aging, may blunt the health benefits of exercise. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Exercise Diabetes Mitochondria Muscles Insulin Age, Chronological Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Update to ongoing safety review of Lantus (insulin glargine) and possible risk of cancer
[1-12-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating the public about its ongoing safety review of Lantus (insulin glargine) and a possible increased risk of cancer. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 19, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The best diet to eat to improve blood sugar levels and protect the brain
TYPE 2 diabetes is caused by poor insulin production in the pancreas causing blood sugar levels to soar. Very high blood sugar levels over a long period of time can damage vital parts of the body such as eyes, nerves, kidneys and blood vessels. It may come as a surprise that it can also affect the brain - but there is a diet that can help protect the brain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Real-World Data Collection – What Role Could Your Device Play?
Doctors often ask their patients to follow specific instructions as part of their prescribed treatment and hope that they do so. However, physicians currently have few ways of tracking a patient’s compliance. They can only base their diagnoses and recommended course of action on what they observe and hear from the patient in the examination room. When patients are asked to share their own accounts of their health condition and treatment progress, their reports can be limited or incomplete – it’s only human nature. Instead, real-world data should supplement t...
Source: MDDI - June 18, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: John Carlson Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

The truth about the healing powers of tumeric 
Curcumin may even improve the function of the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, important for controlling blood sugar levels, as one early study, published in Diabetes Care in 2012, found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Victoza (liraglutide) for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients 10 Years or Older with Type 2 Diabetes
June 17, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Victoza (liraglutide) injection for treatment of pediatric patients 10 years or older with type 2 diabetes. Victoza is the first non-insulin drug approved to treat type 2 diabetes... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - June 17, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The seven-day low-carb diet plan to reduce blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes is a common condition caused by the body ’s inability to produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. It is strongly linked to being overweight and poor dietary decisions. Sticking to a low-carb meal plan can help to mitigate the risks associated with the life-long condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Eating this vegetable could lower blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes is a common condition that is caused by a poor insulin production in the pancreas leading to uncontrolled blood sugar levels. One popular ingredient could help lower blood sugar levels. Are you getting enough in your diet? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ADA: Combo Injectable Controls Blood Glucose Longer in T2DM
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Compared with insulin glargine, initial injectable therapy with a combination of insulin degludec and liraglutide aids achievement of blood glucose goals for a longer period of time in patients with uncontrolled type 2... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chinese medicine formula Wu-Mei-wan found to prevent Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) In these two studies, researchers from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China investigated the mechanisms underlying wu mei wan’s ability to protect pancreatic beta cells and reduce insulin resistance. The results of their studies were published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, respectively. Wu mei wan (WMW) is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study shows that strength and weight training can control diabetes in obese individuals
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) In experiments with mice, Brazilian scientists demonstrated that a moderate training protocol reduced liver fat and made the organ more sensitive to insulin, even before loss of body weight occurred. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Doing the Math: Converting Analogue to Human Insulin Doing the Math: Converting Analogue to Human Insulin
Drs Jay Shubrook walks through the math behind the conversion from analogue to human insulin.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Expert Interview Source Type: news

Vitamin D, estradiol may protect against heart disease, diabetes
Vitamin D and estrogen supplements may reduce various indicators of metabolic syndrome such as obesity, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New stem cell therapy improves metabolic parameters
Transplantation of adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells into high-fat diet fed mice, improved their blood glucose levels and insulin sensitivity, according to research published inExperimental Biology and Medicine.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - June 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Abbott & #039;s FreeStyle Gets Real-World Results
It's been just a little more than eight months since FDA approved Abbott's FreeStyle Libre system, which has already proven to be a blockbuster product for the company. In January, Abbott CEO Miles White said the company is adding 300,000 new Freestyle Libre patients per quarter and growing. More than 1.5 million people are currently using the continuous glucose monitoring system across 46 countries. Now it's time to find out how much of an impact the FreeStyle Libre system actually has on glycemic control in people on intensive insulin therapy living with Type 2 diabetes. Judging by new data presented at the A...
Source: MDDI - June 12, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Do you sleep like this? The sleeping pattern that increases diabetes risk
TYPE 2 diabetes is a serious condition that involves the insulin made by the pancreas not working properly. Sleeping patterns could increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Xultophy (insulin degludec and liraglutide injection)
Title: Xultophy (insulin degludec and liraglutide injection)Category: MedicationsCreated: 6/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/12/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - June 12, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Medtronic and IBM Release Sweet Insights on Sugar.IQ
A year ago Medtronic and IBM Watson Health launched a co-developed app dubbed the Sugar.IQ smart diabetes assistant. The app was designed to simplify and improve daily diabetes management by leveraging artificial intelligence and analytic technologies from IBM Watson Health to continually analyze how an individual's glucose level responds to their food intake, insulin dosages, daily routines, and other factors. The idea is that the app will help people with diabetes uncover patterns that affect their glucose levels, which can help them make small adjustments throughout the day to stay on track. So far, it appea...
Source: MDDI - June 11, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Nutrition bomb: Eat an egg a day to improve insulin resistance, heart health, fat metabolism
(Natural News) A Finnish study found that men could improve their chances of avoiding Type 2 diabetes by eating eggs every day. Eggs could lower the levels of two chemicals associated with the risk of developing metabolic disease. Earlier experiments determined that regular consumption of eggs could enhance insulin resistance by improving the effectiveness of the hormone at metabolizing glucose. Other... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Ways to help reverse the condition
TYPE 2 diabetes is formally known as adult-onset diabetes and involves high blood sugar, insulin resistance and a lack of insulin. Long term complications could mean life threatening issues such as heart disease, strokes and diabetic retinopathy. Professor Francesco Rubino offers his tips to help reverse the symptoms of type 2 diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D shines its light on diabetics: Research says it helps manage blood sugar levels
(Natural News) Diabetes is now a worldwide epidemic, putting researchers on the offensive as they continue to search for ways to stop it. A study published in the journal Nutrition Research found that supplementing with vitamin D can reduce insulin resistance and improve the levels of fasting blood sugar in healthy adults, preventing the development of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news