Diabetes
As the country disinfects, diabetes patients can’t find rubbing alcohol  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
While the masses hunt for toilet paper, Caroline Gregory and other people with diabetes are on a different mission: scouring stores for the rubbing alcohol or alcohol swabs... more
Medical teams need to be extra vigilant when dealing with diabetics during COVID-19 pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Doctors need to pay particular attention to patients with endocrine disorders and diabetes mellitus in relation to COVID-19 infections, say... more
Patients with hypertension, diabetes and heart disease more likely to die from COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
As the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) evolves, important information emerges, thanks to studies and analyses undertaken by scientists and health experts. With more... more
Study reveals how hormone leptin contributes to weight loss  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Some call it baby fat. But recent research has shown that adults have it too--which is a good thing. Brown fat, the so-called good fat that can protect against obesity... more
Antihypertensive drugs may protect against COVID-19 in heart patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Common drugs used in high blood pressure, heart failure, and diabetic patients with kidney damage, including angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), could be protective in patients... more
Wearable delivery device allows adults with type 2 diabetes to safely use affordable insulin therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Adults with type 2 diabetes requiring insulin therapy can safely achieve good blood sugar control using regular human... more
Two newer types of diabetes medications show heart and kidney benefits  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Two newer types of medications commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes are similar in their ability to reduce major heart complications, including heart attack, stroke... more
Machine learning can help predict future diabetes patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A type of artificial intelligence called machine learning can help predict which patients will develop diabetes, according to an ENDO 2020 abstract that will be published in a special supplemental section of... more
Wearable device lets patients with type 2 diabetes safely use affordable insulin option  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Adults with type 2 diabetes requiring insulin therapy can safely achieve good blood sugar control using regular human insulin (RHI) in a... more
'Living drug factories' could be used to achieve long-term treatment of chronic diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
One promising way to treat diabetes is with transplanted islet cells that produce insulin when blood sugar levels get too low. more
Drone delivers insulin for diabetic patient living in a remote community  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The international medical team that accomplished the world's first documented drone delivery of insulin for a patient living in a remote community described the project in... more
Exercise can significantly improve heart function in patients with type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers in Leicester have shown that the function of the heart can be significantly improved in patients with type 2 diabetes through exercise. more
Treatment with ticagrelor alone reduces adverse events in patients with diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Patients with diabetes who stopped taking aspirin three months after the insertion of a coronary stent and then took the anti-platelet medication ticagrelor alone for a... more
Study reveals new mechanism underlying organelle communication in brown fat cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
In recent years, brown fat has garnered increasing attention as the so-called good fat that can protect against obesity and associated health risks, like cardiovascular disease... more
Revita DMR therapy has potential to transform lives of patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes who underwent a novel, minimally invasive, endoscopic procedure called... more
New mechanism underlying organelle communication revealed in brown fat cells  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
In recent years, brown fat has garnered increasing attention as the so-called good fat that can protect against obesity and associated health risks, like cardiovascular disease and diabetes.... more
“Living drug factories” might treat diabetes and other diseases  MIT · 5 days
Chemical engineers have developed a way to protect transplanted drug-producing cells from immune system rejection. more
Researchers Create First Ultrasound Biosensor  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
A team of scientists from Monash University and the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute has developed a new biosensor that can be used inside a body... more
Has COVID-19 affected diabetes care?  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The COVID-19 pandemic is rampaging across continents, leaving death, fear, and uncertainty in its wake. The virus is known to cause more severe illness and have a higher death rate in people who are already sick or immunocompromised,... more
3D-printed nanowire sensors could make breath tests for diabetes possible  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have developed a procedure to produce extremely sensitive and energy-efficient sensors using 3D printing. more
Lipid helps heal the eye's frontline protection  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A species of a lipid that naturally helps skin injuries heal appears to also aid repair of common corneal injuries, even when other conditions, like diabetes, make healing difficult, scientists report. more
3-D printed sensors could make breath tests for diabetes possible  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The production of highly sensitive sensors is a complex process: It requires many steps and the almost dust-free environment of special cleanrooms. A research team from Materials Science... more
Maintaining VDR levels in pancreatic cells could protect against diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Maintaining vitamin D receptor levels in pancreatic cells that synthesize and secrete insulin could contribute to protecting against the development of diabetes and counteract pancreatic cell damage caused... more
Study suggests potential therapeutic strategy against diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Maintaining vitamin D receptor levels in pancreatic cells that synthesize and secrete insulin (β cells) could contribute to protecting against the development of diabetes and counteract pancreatic cell damage caused by the progression of... more
Removing a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising beta cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Removing a gene from the cells that produce insulin prevents mice from developing Type 1 diabetes by sparing the cells an attack... more
Lipid aids healing of scratches on the cornea  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A species of a lipid that naturally helps skin injuries heal appears to also aid repair of common corneal injuries, even when other conditions, like diabetes, make healing difficult, scientists report. more
Coronavirus could hit Mexico's high obesity, diabetes rates  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The coronavirus pandemic could be especially deadly in Mexico because of the country's high rates of obesity and diabetes more
Culturally adapted diabetes education programs boost Latino participation  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
An Oregon State University study published last week found that diabetes education programs that are linguistically and culturally tailored to Latinos lead to significantly higher rates of completion among Latino participants --... more
Quality of diet among young Americans remains poor  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Poor diet is a significant contributor to chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity, and diabetes accounting for early mortality. A new study published in the journal JAMA in March 2020 shows... more
New graphene patch for remote wound monitoring  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
French scientists at the Neel Institute have produced a graphene patch that records the condition of chronic wounds, such as ulcers suffered by the elderly or those with diabetes, at any time. more
Men who had early puberty at higher risk of type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A man who experienced the onset of puberty earlier than usual is at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes as an adult,... more
Underweight patients with diabetes in Singapore have increased risk of TB  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
"Persistent cough in underweight patients with diabetes warrants screening for active tuberculosis." This is the message in the editorial of the December 2019 issue of the... more
Melinjo seed extract may improve obesity and diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In Southeast Asia, the fruit, flowers, and leaves of Indonesia's "Melinjo" tree are traditional foods. more
New UCI-led study reveals how skin cells prepare to heal wounds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Scientists have revealed how skin cells prepare to heal, potentially leading to better understanding of healing within diabetes. more
Participation of people with diabetes in online support groups associated with poorer health  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Diabetes is a disease that affects people's lives more in the long term and requires emotional support and information. It is increasingly... more
New evidence shows that type 1 diabetes is not one but two separate conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Children who are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes under the age of seven have a different form (or "endotype") of... more
Type 1 diabetes mellitus comprises of two different conditions based on age  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study published in the journal Diabetologia in March 2020 reports that children aged below seven years with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM)... more
Preserving kidney function in patients with diabetic kidney disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Diabetic kidney disease, which affects between 20 to 40 percent of people with diabetes, is a serious complication that can ultimately lead to end-stage kidney disease--a life-threatening condition that requires... more
EKF launches STAT-Site WB β-ketone and glucose whole blood analyzer in the U.S.  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
EKF Diagnostics, the global in-vitro diagnostics company, announces a new addition to its Diabetes Care portfolio in the U.S. The STAT-Site WB... more
EKF launches FDA CLIA-waived β-ketone and glucose POC analyzer to U.S. market  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
EKF Diagnostics, the global in vitro diagnostics company, announces a new addition to its Diabetes Care portfolio in the U.S.. The STAT-Site WB is... more
Can poor air quality make you gain weight?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new study links air pollution to changes in the human gut microbiome which could fuel diabetes, obesity and inflammatory bowel diseases like colitis and Crohn's disease. more
NTHU research team develops new treatment for Parkinson’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Ultrasound is widely used for conducting physical examinations, and plans are underway for expanding its application to the treatment of Parkinson's disease, dementia, and diabetes. more
Scientists identify genes involved in the development of diabetic kidney disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
By analyzing samples from hundreds of Finns with diabetes, scientists have identified genes, and the proteins they encode, that could be involved in the development of... more
Rotavirus vaccination not linked to type 1 diabetes mellitus risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Rotavirus infection is thought to be a risk factor for type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). The role played by live attenuated rotavirus vaccination in the risk of this... more
Bacteria may be involved in the development of type 2 diabetes, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Bacteria may be involved in the development of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published today in Nature Metabolism by researchers... more
Obesity linked to pancreatitis, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A study by researchers at Mayo Clinic in Arizona published in the the Journal of Clinical Investigation has found that obesity is not only implicated in chronic diseases such as diabetes, but also in sudden-onset diseases... more
'Primitive' stem cells shown to regenerate blood vessels in the eye  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists say they have successfully turned back the biological hands of time, coaxing adult human cells in the laboratory to revert to a primitive state, and... more
New model of glucose-responsive insulin could lead to better treatment for diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
One promising new strategy to treat diabetes is to give patients insulin that circulates in their bloodstream, staying dormant until activated by rising blood... more
Mathematical model could lead to better treatment for diabetes  MIT · 4 weeks
A new model can predict which types of glucose-responsive insulin will work in humans and animals. more
'Primitive' stem cells shown to replace and repair damaged blood vessels in the retina  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they have successfully turned back the biological hands of time, coaxing adult human cells in... more
'Primitive' stem cells shown to regenerating blood vessels in the eye  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists say they have successfully turned back the biological hands of time, coaxing adult human cells in the laboratory to revert to a primitive state, and... more
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