Emotional Support Key to Unlocking Eating Disorders in T2D Emotional Support Key to Unlocking Eating Disorders in T2D
Eating disorders, which are common in type 1 and type 2 diabetes and can have devastating consequences, need an emphasis on emotional support if outcomes are to be improved, say UK experts.Medscape News UK (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

C-Peptide Test Should Be the Norm After Type 1 Diabetes C-Peptide Test Should Be the Norm After Type 1 Diabetes
Using a more convenient, cheaper C-peptide test a few years after diagnosis of type 1 diabetes can help pinpoint occasional patients who have been misdiagnosed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

How Much Difference Will Eli Lilly's Half-Price Insulin Make? How Much Difference Will Eli Lilly's Half-Price Insulin Make?
Lilly is rolling out a half-priced version of its insulin Humalog that will be sold as a generic.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diet Alone Not Enough to Prevent Depression in Obese Patients Diet Alone Not Enough to Prevent Depression in Obese Patients
Dietary and nutritional interventions alone are unlikely to prevent or treat depression in overweight individuals but may be a helpful when used with other approaches, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Endometriosis Must Come'Out of the Shadows': New Review Endometriosis Must Come'Out of the Shadows': New Review
New review addresses lack of awareness, unmet needs, and barriers to care in endometriosis, with the goal of improving research, diagnosis, and treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Add-on Therapy in Diabetes, Rather Than Switch, for Best HbA1c Add-on Therapy in Diabetes, Rather Than Switch, for Best HbA1c
When HbA1c doesn't seem to be budging in type 2 diabetes, adding a new drug is the best move, rather than just staying on existing therapy or switching treatments, finds a large retrospective analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Resources Needed to Give DiRECT T2D Remission Hope to All Resources Needed to Give DiRECT T2D Remission Hope to All
More dietetics training and long-term follow-up are needed to take the T2D remission rates in DiRECT beyond the NHS England pilots, say UK clinicians who point to cost benefits with the approach.Medscape News UK (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 10, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Tenapanor Reduces Serum Phosphate in Patients on Dialysis Tenapanor Reduces Serum Phosphate in Patients on Dialysis
The experimental agent significantly reduced elevated serum phosphate in patients undergoing maintenance dialysis for end-stage renal disease; adverse events were infrequent in the phase 3 trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Ups Odds of VTE, Metformin Reduces It Type 2 Diabetes Ups Odds of VTE, Metformin Reduces It
In a new study, VTE was nearly three times as common in type 2 diabetes as in type 1 or in people without diabetes. And metformin reduced the risk of VTE.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

CTA in Diabetes With Chest Pain: More PROMISE Than Stress Tests? CTA in Diabetes With Chest Pain: More PROMISE Than Stress Tests?
How reliable is a PROMISE trial secondary analysis showing better clinical outcomes after CT angiography vs functional testing in patients with but not without diabetes? Supporters and detractors weigh in.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 7, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Intermittent Fasting Lowers Triglycerides More Than Regular Diet Intermittent Fasting Lowers Triglycerides More Than Regular Diet
Intermittent fasting reduced postprandial triglycerides by 40%, compared with no change in this lipid measure among those who lost the same amount of weight employing a regular calorie-restricted diet.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 7, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Rapid Weight Loss Keeps Promise Of T2D Remission For 2 Years Rapid Weight Loss Keeps Promise Of T2D Remission For 2 Years
Two-year DiRECT data underlines how type 2 diabetes patients who achieve remission after rapid weight loss can remain disease-free and reduce their medication reliance and CVD risk, say UK clinicians.Medscape News UK (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 7, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Deficiency a Brain Disruptor Vitamin D Deficiency a Brain Disruptor
Vitamin D deficiency disrupts structural brain connectivity and harms learning and memory by destabilizing perineuronal nets that provide scaffolding for neurons, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Back, Neck Pain Increased in Diabetes; Key Culprits Unclear Back, Neck Pain Increased in Diabetes; Key Culprits Unclear
Possible causes may range from obesity to biochemical effects of diabetes on tissue, muscle.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Buying Insulin Over-the-Counter at Walmart Common Practice Buying Insulin Over-the-Counter at Walmart Common Practice
Surveys conducted with Walmart and other pharmacy chains reveal that many patients with diabetes are turning to Walmart's own, less expensive over-the-counter human insulin.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Six'Obesity-Related' Cancers on Rise in US Young Adults Six'Obesity-Related' Cancers on Rise in US Young Adults
In an observational study covering 20 years, the incidence of six of 12 so-called obesity-related malignancies increased among adults ages 25 to 49.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Cholesterol, Diabetes, BP Meds May Help Serious Mental Illness Cholesterol, Diabetes, BP Meds May Help Serious Mental Illness
Drug-repurposing research suggests a role for statins, calcium channel blockers, and metformin in treating schizophrenia and other serious mental illness.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Food Insecurity Linked to Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity Food Insecurity Linked to Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity
Food insecurity stems from a lack financial resources, yet paradoxically it is associated with overeating and excess weight.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 2, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Exercise Can Shrink Belly Fat, But Not When Drug Blocks IL-6 Exercise Can Shrink Belly Fat, But Not When Drug Blocks IL-6
Exercise reduced abdominal visceral fat, a risk factor for cardiometabolic disease, but not when obese patients received tocilizumab, an anti-arthritis drug that blocks IL-6 receptors, in a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 27, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Could Be a Cause of Erectile Dysfunction Type 2 Diabetes Could Be a Cause of Erectile Dysfunction
Erectile dysfunction may be caused by type 2 diabetes, mediated by insulin resistance, say European researchers, who suggest that lifestyle changes and diabetes drugs may treat the condition.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 26, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Body Weight Swings Linked to Increased Mortality Risk Body Weight Swings Linked to Increased Mortality Risk
Swings in body weight, also known as cycling, are shown to increase risk of death; however, in those who are obese the fluctuations, and weight loss, appear protective of diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Topline Data for Oral Semaglutide in PIONEER 6 Outcomes Trial Topline Data for Oral Semaglutide in PIONEER 6 Outcomes Trial
An investigational oral form of the GLP-1 agonist semaglutide for type 2 diabetes has demonstrated safety for the overall MACE endpoint in the cardiovascular outcomes trial PIONEER-6.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 26, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Overtreating Hyperthyroidism: Link to Atrial Fibrillation Overtreating Hyperthyroidism: Link to Atrial Fibrillation
The new findings from more than 170,000 patients are consistent with previous smaller studies, suggesting the possible need to re-think free T4 in hypothyroidism treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Can Diabetes Be Diagnosed With a Single Blood Sample? Can Diabetes Be Diagnosed With a Single Blood Sample?
What is the clinical utility of a single-sample confirmatory definition of diabetes? Dr Elizabeth Selvin discusses the results of her study.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Docs Urged to Help People With Diabetes Prepare for Hurricane Docs Urged to Help People With Diabetes Prepare for Hurricane
As eastern states brace themselves for Hurricane Florence, physicians are being urged to help their patients with diabetes prepare by ensuring they have all the supplies and information they need.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 12, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Transgender Kids: Is Clinical Practice Outpacing the Science? Transgender Kids: Is Clinical Practice Outpacing the Science?
The population of kids with gender dysphoria is growing rapidly, and the evidence needed to support clinical practices is not able to keep up.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 28, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Article Source Type: news

The Thyroid Diet: Is There Such a Thing? The Thyroid Diet: Is There Such a Thing?
From gluten to soy to iodine to selenium, patients are asking about'thyroid diets.'What is the evidence on nutrition and thyroid health?Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 27, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Article Source Type: news

' Lessons Must Be Learned': UK Societies on Bawa-Garba Ruling'Lessons Must Be Learned': UK Societies on Bawa-Garba Ruling
The UK Court of Appeal decision that will soon allow Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba to return to work was met with relief by most medical societies there; the overwhelming sentiment was'lessons must be learned. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Switching From Metformin to Sulfonylurea Raises CV Risks Switching From Metformin to Sulfonylurea Raises CV Risks
In patients with type 2 diabetes not at glycemic goal, adding a sulfonylurea to metformin appears to be much safer than switching.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

PIONEER: First Phase 3 Data on Oral Semaglutide in Diabetes PIONEER: First Phase 3 Data on Oral Semaglutide in Diabetes
Semaglutide, the first oral GLP-1 receptor agonist, shows HbA1c lowering and weight loss comparable to injectable version in type 2 diabetes; best efficacy confined to highest dose.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - July 2, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

VADT at 15 Years: No Legacy Effect From Intensive HbA1c Control VADT at 15 Years: No Legacy Effect From Intensive HbA1c Control
This'tells us that there is a benefit of more versus less intense glucose lowering, which doesn't last forever,'and shows the importance of individualized glycemic therapy in diabetes, says a trialist.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Low Iodine Intake Linked to Hearing Loss in US Teens Low Iodine Intake Linked to Hearing Loss in US Teens
In turn, hearing loss in youth is associated with academic difficulties, behavioral problems, and lower language skills.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Medicare Will Now Support CGM Smartphone App Use for Diabetes Medicare Will Now Support CGM Smartphone App Use for Diabetes
The Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services has reversed its previous stance regarding coverage under'durable medical equipment. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Type of Diabetes in Pregnancy Impacts Risk for Child Type of Diabetes in Pregnancy Impacts Risk for Child
Offspring of First Nations women with type 2 diabetes in pregnancy were at highest risk of developing type 2 diabetes themselves before the age of 30 and were often diagnosed while still children.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Existing CT Scans as Good as DXA for Assessing Hip Fracture Risk Existing CT Scans as Good as DXA for Assessing Hip Fracture Risk
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Psychological Interventions Improve Some Menopausal Symptoms Psychological Interventions Improve Some Menopausal Symptoms
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 30, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Metabolically Healthy Obesity Will Likely Become Unhealthy: MESA Metabolically Healthy Obesity Will Likely Become Unhealthy: MESA
It's probably just a matter of time before the obese without the metabolic syndrome develop it along with the associated CV risk, a longitudinal cohort study suggests. But perhaps its onset can be delayed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Treatments Do Not Impair Bone Metabolism Type 2 Diabetes Treatments Do Not Impair Bone Metabolism
Insulin and other treatments for type 2 diabetes do not impair bone metabolism, according to a new trial from Denmark.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

RF Ablation Effective for Large Benign Thyroid Nodules RF Ablation Effective for Large Benign Thyroid Nodules
The data from a small, retrospective study of patients at the Mayo Clinic reflect what has been seen in European and Asian studies, researchers said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 28, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Closed-Loop Insulin System Works in Kids as Young as 7 Years Closed-Loop Insulin System Works in Kids as Young as 7 Years
Medtronic's MiniMed 670G hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system improves glycemic outcomes in children with type 1 diabetes as young as age 7, according to a study funded by the manufacturer.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 27, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

e-Cigarettes Linked to Fatty Liver Disease in Mice e-Cigarettes Linked to Fatty Liver Disease in Mice
Use of electronic cigarettes combined with a Western diet may raise the risk of fatty liver disease, suggests new research in mice.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Tackling Amiodarone-Induced Hyperthyroidism Tackling Amiodarone-Induced Hyperthyroidism
What should be done in cases of amiodarone-induced hyperthyroidism? A conversation with Igor Tauveron and Boris Hansel.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Interview Source Type: news

How Infertility Treatment Has Left Sperm Science Behind How Infertility Treatment Has Left Sperm Science Behind
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Female Babies on Soy Formula Show Estrogenic Effects Female Babies on Soy Formula Show Estrogenic Effects
Soy formula may have estrogenic effects on female infants, new findings suggest.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Many Dermatology Patients on Steroids Not Checked for Bone Loss Many Dermatology Patients on Steroids Not Checked for Bone Loss
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - March 6, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Canagliflozin Linked to Fewer HF Admissions Than Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Canagliflozin Linked to Fewer HF Admissions Than Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Anti-VEGF Agents Improve Vision Despite Ongoing Diabetic Macular Edema Anti-VEGF Agents Improve Vision Despite Ongoing Diabetic Macular Edema
In patients with diabetic macular edema (DME), aflibercept and ranibizumab are more effective than bevacizumab in preventing disease persistence, but each drug can lead to substantial gains in vision, according to a post hoc analysis of a randomized trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

In Diabetes War, Novo Nordisk Aims to Break Mold With New Pill In Diabetes War, Novo Nordisk Aims to Break Mold With New Pill
After nearly a century building a company worth $125 billion based on injectable drugs, Denmark's Novo Nordisk - the world's biggest insulin maker - wants to prove this year it can transform the diabetes market with a pill.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 7, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

AbbVie Wins U.S. Trial in Lawsuit Over AndroGel's Risks AbbVie Wins U.S. Trial in Lawsuit Over AndroGel's Risks
A federal jury in Chicago on Friday found AbbVie Inc not liable in a lawsuit by an Arizona man who claimed he had suffered a pulmonary embolism due to using the company's testosterone replacement medication AndroGel.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Heavy Smoking Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk for Black Adults Heavy Smoking Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk for Black Adults
For black people, smoking at least a pack of cigarettes a day is tied to a higher risk of developing diabetes, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news