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Insufficient sleep raises type 2 diabetes risk in children

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -- A new study suggests that as little as 1 hour of less sleep per night significantly raises children’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes rise in children 'disturbing'

Saturday, August 12, 2017 -- More than 600 children and teenagers are being treated for the condition in England and Wales, experts warn.

Under-skin transplants show promise for type 1 diabetes

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -- Using tissue engineering, researchers show a way forward for treating type 1 diabetes by implanting insulin-producing islet cells under the skin.

Updated Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Guidelines

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- Every 5 years, the ADA and AADE gathers a Task Force to update Standards, or guidelines on how diabetes management education and support should be conducted based on “appropriateness, relevance, and scientific basis”. The Task Force is made up of experts from various areas of public health and include key stakeholders, people with diabetes, diabetes […]

Poor sleep in children linked to development of diabetes later in life

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -- A latest UK study has found that deficiency of adequate sleep in children could be linked to their risk of developing diabetes later in life. The study notes that every extra hour of sleep a child gets per night is associated with a lower body weight and increased lean muscle mass and less blood sugar. The study is published this week in the journal Pediatrics.

Novo bests Lilly in diabetes trial, but will that lead to market advantage?

Thursday, August 17, 2017 -- With the diabetes space already crowded, some investors are questioning whether the Danish drugmaker's semaglutide can secure market share.

New research finds diabetes is linked to serious gum disease

Thursday, August 17, 2017 -- Diabetes is a multifaceted disease, affecting nearly every function of the human body. It not only prevents the efficient utilization of blood sugar, it can also lead to poor wound healing and vision loss. A new study out of the … The post New research finds diabetes is linked to serious gum disease appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.

Diabetes Risk Lowered With Regular Alcohol Consumption

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- The lowest risk of diabetes was observed at 14 drinks per week in men and at 9 drinks per week in women.

Lifestyle Adaptations for Preventing Diabetes

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- Lifestyle interventions were effective in reducing the rate of diagnosis of diabetes in prediabetic adults when compared with standard treatment with medication. Researchers also noted improved control of blood sugar, improved exercise capacity, and increased weight loss with lifestyle adaptations. Nevertheless, issues with adherence to lifestyle changes caused deterioration in long-term health improvements.   George […] The post Lifestyle Adaptations for Preventing Diabetes appeared first on Medical News Bulletin.

Lack of sleep tied to higher risk of diabetes in kids

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- Reuters Health - Children who don’t get enough sleep may be more likely to develop diabetes than kids who typically get enough shuteye, a UK study suggests.

Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug succeeds in key trial

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -- (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk A/S said on Wednesday its diabetes drug met the main goal of reducing glucose levels in patients in a key late-stage trial, setting the stage for it to become the new standard therapy for type 2 diabetes.

National Study Finds Diabetes Growing Fastest Among 18- to 34-year-olds

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- Portland, Ore., Aug. 15, 2017 -- Diabetes rates have nearly doubled in the past three decades, ranking it third in overall health impact in the U.S. Affecting quality of life of 30.3 million Americans and ultimately...

EuroBiotech Report—Mullen backs Vicarius, GSK jilts Ionis, CellAct lands $250M deal and data on Sanofi diabetes pill

Thursday, August 17, 2017 -- In this week's EuroBiotech Report, Vicarius raises $22 million, GSK jilts Ionis, CellAct lands $250 million deal and more.

Lexicon builds case for Sanofi-partnered diabetes pill

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals has bolstered the case for its Sanofi-partnered diabetes pill. The latest update means Lexicon now has data from two phase 3 trials showing the effect of the SGLT1-SGLT2 inhibitor sotagliflozin on A1C in patients with Type 1 diabetes is sustained over 52 weeks.

Steroid Implants Slow Diabetic Retinopathy

Monday, August 14, 2017 -- (MedPage Today) -- Fluocinolone acetonide implants deliver continuous micro-dose

Digital Health for Medication Adherence in Adult Diabetes or Hypertension: An Integrative Review

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -- Background: Optimal management of chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and hypertension, often include prescription medications. Medication adherence (MA) is one component of self-management. Optimization through digital health—eHealth and mHealth—could enhance patient awareness and/or communication between the patient and provider. Objective: Medication adherence is a major issue that affects 50%-60% of chronically ill adults. Digital health refers to eHealth and mHealth, collectively, and as these technologies become more accessible, remote health delivery is increasingly available as an adjunct to improve medication adherence; communicate with patients and providers; and provide education to patients, families, and communities. The objective of this integrative review was to examine the types of digital health technologies that targeted medication adherence in the adult population

Making a Living with Diabetes: Job Problems

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- Diabetes costs money and makes earning a living harder. Why is that and what can we do about it? The post Making a Living with Diabetes: Job Problems appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Water Exercise for Diabetes

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -- If you have trouble doing land exercises, or don't like them, why not get in the water? Summertime might be a great time to start water exercise. The post Water Exercise for Diabetes appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be Key to Managing Type 2 Diabetes?

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication

Intensive Blood Pressure Tx Aids Those With Prediabetes

Thursday, August 17, 2017 -- Beneficial effects seen for cardiovascular disease outcomes, all-cause mortality