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Smartphone 'orders' body to treat diabetes
A fusion of biology and technology is an "exciting glimpse" of medicine's future, scientists say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Clears Abaloparatide for High-Risk Osteoporosis Patients FDA Clears Abaloparatide for High-Risk Osteoporosis Patients
Abaloparatide is the first new anabolic treatment approved for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis in the United States in nearly 15 years.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

Obese and diabetic people have higher risk of dementia
Researchers in Korea and Utah performed brain scans to show obese people with type 2 diabetes had more severe abnormalities in brain structure compared to normal-weight people. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Artificial pancreas shows promise in pediatric study
A pilot study evaluating an artificial pancreas in children with Type I diabetes found that the device helped kids control their condition, according to researchers at the University of Virginia. The artificial pancreas was developed at the UVA Center for Diabetes Technology and features a smartphone powered by algorithms that wirelessly link to a glucose monitor and insulin pump. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Artificial pancreas shows promise in pediatric study appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - April 28, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations Pediatrics Research & Development University of Virginia Source Type: news

12 interesting wearables you should know
Wearable technology is probably one of those things you probably didn’t need but still wanted because people were always talking about the devices. Fitbit, Apple and Garmin are some of the main providers of health and wellness wearables. Each of them touts being able to track your fitness activity or measures your heart rate. However, consumer wearables are not regulated by the FDA and therefore are not intended to be used as a medical device. Wearables, though, are now coming into their own in medtech, with a bunch of devices going through the regulatory and approval process at FDA. Academic researchers, meanwhile, con...
Source: Mass Device - April 28, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Biotech Cardiovascular Diabetes mHealth (Mobile Health) Patient Monitoring Research & Development Respiratory Cardiac Insight Devices Hill Rom Klick Labs MedTech Nemaura Medical wearables wireless devices Zoll Medical Corp. Source Type: news

The Patients We Do Not See
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Better Sleep And Better Health For Those Who Serve
If you Google “sleep disorders” or “sleep + health risks” you’ll find that the sleep medicine community and the media produce a wealth of coverage on the negative health impacts of poor or inadequate sleep. Browse around and you’ll discover that sleep deprivation and untreated sleep disorders are tied to a nightmare list of health issues and disease states: Heart disease Diabetes Hypertension Impaired cognitive performance Depression —and everyone’s favorite, Obesity! Now consider that the people that serve all of us on the front lines of safety and defense are suffering ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are peanuts good for diabetes? Effect on disease risk
Learn whether peanuts are a good snack option for those who closely monitor their diet due to diabetes. Understand the effect peanuts have on blood sugar. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

New ADA Chief Scientific and Medical Officer Has Many Missions New ADA Chief Scientific and Medical Officer Has Many Missions
Dr William T. Cefalu brings research, clinical, administrative, and editorial skills to the job.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Article Source Type: news

Sanofi Q1 earnings top estimates, diabetes sales fall
Shares in Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) rose today after the company beat expectations on Wall Street with its 1st quarter results. The French company posted profits of $5.7 billion on sales of $8.65 billion for the 3 months ended March 31, for bottom-line growth of 413.5% on sales growth of 11.2% compared with the same period last year. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.   The post Sanofi Q1 earnings top estimates, diabetes sales fall appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - April 28, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: MassDevice Earnings Roundup Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Sanofi-Aventis Source Type: news

Diabetic AND overweight? You’re MORE likely to suffer dementia too
DIABETES is known to cause other health problems including high blood pressure and cholesterol, increasing risk of heart disease and stroke, but it can also trigger dementia if sufferers are overweight. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Prediabetes: Symptoms, causes, and risk factors
Prediabetes is a common condition that can develop into diabetes type 2. Find out the risk factors of prediabetes and how to prevent it progressing. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health
Excess weight appears to amplify the threat, study says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Diseases, Diabetes Type 2, Obesity (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cinnamon and diabetes: Effect on blood sugar and overall health
In this article learn about cinnamon and if it affects blood sugar. What are the tips for using cinnamon and might it interact with other drugs and herbs? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Diabetes and Obesity Linked to Brain Changes Diabetes and Obesity Linked to Brain Changes
Overweight and obese people with type 2 diabetes may have a higher risk of progressive brain problems such as dementia compared to diabetic people who are a healthy weight, according to a study.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Treatment Efficacy for Men Osteoporosis Treatment Efficacy for Men
While osteoporotic fractures are most often studied in women, men are affected as well. Which osteoporosis treatment options offer the best protection for men?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health
Excess weight appears to amplify the threat, study says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternal health research gets boost with new appointment
Diane Farrar, a senior midwife turned researcher, has been given a new role that will enable her to collaborate more widely on her vital work into gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 28, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Interview: Chief nursing officer, Jane Cummings
NHS England ’s chief nursing officer Jane Cummings on nursing associates, the nursing bursary and why everyone should be grateful to practice nurses.You must sign in to continue reading this articleHide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 28, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Diabetes Professional Editor ' s pick Featured Articles Latest News Source Type: news

Cyclist turns a death sentence into a race against diabetes
Phil Southerland was told he would die young from diabetes. But he beat the odds by becoming a competitive cyclist and helping other diabetics along the way. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does diabetes affect your sex life?
How does diabetes impact sexual organs, what treatments may improve sexual function, and what lifestyle changes are recommended to improve sexual function? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Obesity exacerbates type 2 diabetes-related brain abnormalities
People who are overweight and obese with type 2 diabetes may have a greater risk of developing more severe brain abnormalities and cognition complications. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health
Title: Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/27/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - April 28, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Reconsidering Lobectomy in Low-Risk Pediatric Thyroid Cancer Reconsidering Lobectomy in Low-Risk Pediatric Thyroid Cancer
Lobectomy may be considered an effective alternative to total thyroidectomy for the treatment of well-differentiated thyroid cancer in children.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 28, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health
Excess weight appears to amplify the threat, study says (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Excellence In diabetes care commissioning
NHS Clinical Commissioners has published examples of good practice in commissioning of diabetes care including a number of case studies. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 28, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence Shows Potential to Fight Blindness
Researchers have found a way to use artificial intelligence to fight a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Glooko taps Fit4D for digital diabetes coaching and 8 more digital health deals
New York-based Fit4D, which offers digital coaching for people with diabetes, is partnering with global diabetes data management company Glooko (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 27, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Overweight/obese people with diabetes at increased risk of brain abnormalities
Overweight and obese individuals with early stage type 2 diabetes (T2D) had more severe and progressive abnormalities in brain structure and cognition compared to normal-weight study participants, research indicates. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Diabetes Tied to Brain Abnormalities
People with Type 2 diabetes had brain changes in areas related to memory and planning. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Diabetes Brain Magnetic Resonance Imagers Source Type: news

Diabetes, weight can combine to alter brain, study says
Overweight and obese people with type 2 diabetes had more severe abnormalities in brain structure than normal-weight people with type 2 diabetes, a new study says. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tandem misses on Q1 earnings, beats rev estimates
Shares in Tandem Diabetes (NSDQ:TNDM) fell today after the medical device maker missed earnings expectations on Wall Street with its 1st quarter results, but beat revenue estimates. The San Diego-based company posted losses of -$23.8 million, or -75¢ per share, on sales of $18.9 million for the 3 months ended March 31, for bottom-line loss of -13.9% on sales loss of -6% compared with the same period last year. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Tandem misses on Q1 earnings, beats rev estimates appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - April 27, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations MassDevice Earnings Roundup Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Tandem Diabetes Care Source Type: news

Harvard to study how mPulse Mobile ' s interactive texting programs impact Medicaid populations
While it is impossible to call any one method of patient engagement “tried and true,” texting as a means of getting people to play an active role in their healthcare has been a successful strategy in many cases, ranging from diabetes management to depression. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 27, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health
THURSDAY, April 27, 2017 -- Previous research has linked type 2 diabetes and memory loss. Now, new research may be closing in on some of the reasons why. The study found that people with type 2 diabetes -- particularly those who are overweight or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 27, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

It's Time To Admit That 'Diet' Food Is Bogus
There are no quick fixes to be found at the grocery store. While some nutrition plans can help you achieve your weight loss or health goals, they probably don’t include foods with the word “diet” or “low-fat” on the label. For the casual follower of nutrition trends, this may sound obvious. But data on consumer habits show we’re still eating this stuff, according to Zhaoping Li, the director of the Center of Human Nutrition at the University of California-Los Angeles. Just take one look at the grocery aisle and you’ll see beloved brands like Halo Top and Arctic Zero ice cream,...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes app forecasts blood sugar levels
Glucoracle is a new app for people with type 2 diabetes that uses a personalized algorithm to predict the impact of particular foods on blood sugar levels. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Nordisk wins label update for weight loss drug-device combo
Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) said today that the FDA approved an updated label for its Saxenda liraglutide weight loss medicine. The therapy’s new label will include data showing that half of patients who received Saxenda and lost at least 5% of their weight after 56 weeks maintained their weight loss for 3 years. The update is based on data from the company’s Scale obesity and pre-diabetes 3-year trial, which evaluated the long-term safety and efficacy of Saxenda in 3,731 adults. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Nordisk wins label update for weight loss drug-device combo appeare...
Source: Mass Device - April 27, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Novo Nordisk Source Type: news

Binge drinking could trigger abnormal heart rhythms
Conclusion This cross-sectional study found binge drinking is associated with an increased risk of having an irregular heartbeat. However, the type of irregular heartbeat found was mainly sinus tachycardia, which isn't life threatening but involves the heart beating at an abnormally fast rate of over 100 heartbeats a minute. This research also has some notable limitations: The ECG recordings from the acute alcohol group were taken using a smartphone application operated outside the manufacturer's recommended environment. The lively atmosphere within the beer tent may have caused inaccurate recordings. The population...
Source: NHS News Feed - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart/lungs Lifestyle/exercise Source Type: news

SURVEILLANCE SUMMARIES: Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs in Nonmetropolitan Counties — United States, 2016
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - April 27, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Contego Medical wins CE Mark for Vanguard IEP angioplasty system
Contego Medical said today it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its Vanguard IEP periperhal balloon angioplasty system and launched the device in the region. The newly cleared Vanguard IEP system incorporates a peripheral angioplasty balloon and distal embolic filter on a single catheter, the Raleigh, N.C.-based company said. The system has an over-the-wire design with a sheathless integrated 150-micron pore filter distal for the angioplasty balloon. “The Vanguard IEP System is an important step toward enhancing safety for patients undergoing peripheral angioplasty for occlusive disease. This device wil...
Source: Mass Device - April 27, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Catheters Regulatory/Compliance Vascular Contego Medical Source Type: news

Anti-VEGF Therapy Improved Diabetic Retinopathy in DME (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study compared three available agents (Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology)
Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology - April 27, 2017 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Teens Most Susceptible to Endocrine Disruption From Chemicals Teens Most Susceptible to Endocrine Disruption From Chemicals
Teens are a vulnerable subpopulation when it comes to thyroid disruption from environmental chemicals, which can affect cognitive function, bone strength and metabolism, growth rates, and academic performance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New blood test may better predict gestational diabetes
Researchers have found that a single measurement of GCD59, a novel biomarker for diabetes, at weeks 24-28 of gestation identified, with high sensitivity and specificity, women who failed the glucose challenge test as well as women with gestational diabetes. It was also associated with the probability of delivering a large-for-gestational-age newborn. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

' Driving Innovation ' Is the Theme as AACE Meets in Austin ' Driving Innovation ' Is the Theme as AACE Meets in Austin
Diabetes and thyroid management technology, personalized medicine, new lipid guidelines, and endocrinology of aging are among AACE ' s 2017 meeting highlights.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 2017 American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 2017
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AACE 2017.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Excellence in diabetes care commissioning
This report provides examples of where clinically led commissioning is changing the way diabetes care is commissioned and improving people ' s lives. The document draws out lessons from those involved in the projects and includes tips on commissioning excellent diabetes care (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sliding scale insulin therapy: How it works, doses, alternatives
In this article, we take a close look at sliding scale insulin therapy, one way a person with diabetes can work out how much insulin to take before a meal. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Obese children four times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes
Research published in theJournal of the Endocrine Societyreports children with obesity face a four-fold greater risk of being diagnosed with diabetes by the age of 25.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Colder or warmer offices could cut rates of diabetes and obesity
According to new research inBuilding Research& Information,abandoning the usual compromise of 21-22 degrees Celsius could help reduce levels of obesity and diabetes by increasing metabolism.Independent (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 27, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Chronic pain - Natural solutions revealed
(Natural News) The National Institutes of Health report that chronic pain – the most common cause of long-term disability in America – affects more people than heart disease, diabetes and cancer combined.  In fact, according to Dr. Gerald H. Smith, dental distortions – which cause a barrage of faulty neurologic input into the nervous system... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news