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Type 1 Diabetes doubles in Mississippi children, are vaccines to blame?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- (Natural News) While many people are aware that type 2 diabetes is a primary health concern here in the United States, it turns out type 1 diabetes is on the rise in children as well. Type 1 diabetes is characterized by the body’s inability to produce insulin and is generally considered to be a chronic... Read More

Leukemia: Cancer cells killed off with diabetes drug

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- Researchers find that boosting fat cells in the bone marrow using a diabetes drug not only kills off leukemic cells, but it also regenerates healthy ones.

Do Antibiotics in Early Life Increase Risk for Type 1 Diabetes or Celiac Disease?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- There have been reports that antibiotics in early life may be linked with autoimmunity for type 1 diabetes. However, evidence hasn’t proven the connection thus far. This study sought to find out if the use of the most common antibiotics in a child’s early years is linked to an increased risk of autoimmunity for type […]

Do People With Type 2 Diabetes and Pre-diabetes Have More Thyroid Problems?

Sunday, October 15, 2017 -- There has been a lot of talk about type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes being connected to thyroid disorders. So researchers in Iran conducted a study to find out if they could locate a link between those with impaired glucose metabolism and thyroid problems. They calculated the prevalence of thyroid disorders in those with impaired glucose […]

Type 2 diabetes: Blood sugar pill shows promise

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- In a 26-week phase II clinical trial for type 2 diabetes patients, glycemic control using semaglutide in pill form was better than using a placebo.

Novo Nordisk diabetes drug works; no heart risk-FDA review

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk A/S's closely watched diabetes drug semaglutide is effective, caused no heart risk, and carried only limited risk of sight problems, a preliminary review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concluded on Monday, sending the company's shares up 4 percent.

Researchers find link between lack of sleep and gestational diabetes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- New U.S. research has found a link between a lack of sleep during pregnancy and an increased risk of gestational diabetes.

Are Women More Likely to Inherit Type 2 Diabetes?

Sunday, October 15, 2017 -- Researchers investigate genetic risk factors to determine whether women are more likely to inherit type 2 diabetes and whether it is transmitted equally by both parents. Approximately 90% of all diabetes cases are type 2 diabetes. Although lifestyle factors such as hypertension, diet and excess weight can increase risk, this condition can also be passed […] The post Are Women More Likely to Inherit Type 2 Diabetes? appeared first on Medical News Bulletin.

Gestational Diabetes Ups Long-Term CVD Risk (CME/CE)

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- (MedPage Today) -- But not among women with healthy lifestyles

Can A Diabetes Drug Help Us Build Stronger Bones?

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- A team of American researchers may have identified a drug that can do it all – reversing diabetes and obesity all while helping us build stronger bones. Common diabetes treatments often leave patients prone to bone fractures and osteoporosis. This is because many diabetes medications often have a negative side effect: they block our body’s […] The post Can A Diabetes Drug Help Us Build Stronger Bones? appeared first on Medical News Bulletin.

Lack of sleep among pregnant women linked to increased risk of gestational diabetes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- The amount of time spent sleeping in the United States has dropped significantly in the past twenty years with almost a quarter of women and 16 percent of men experiencing insufficient sleep. Now, a new study has found that lack of sleep among pregnant women may be a contributing factor to the development of gestational diabetes.

Efficacy of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- The efficacy and safety profile of hyperbaric oxygen therapy remains controversial because of conflicting data and small sample sizes in clinical trials.

Exercise in type 2 diabetes: genetic, metabolic and neuromuscular adaptations. A review of the evidence

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- The biological responses to exercise training are complex, as almost all organs and systems are involved in interactions that result in a plethora of adaptations at the genetic, metabolic and neuromuscular levels. To provide the general practitioner and the sports medicine professionals with a basic understanding of the genetic, metabolic and neuromuscular adaptations at a cellular level that occur with aerobic and resistance exercise in subjects with type 2 diabetes. For each of the three domains (genetic, metabolic and neuromuscular), the results of the major systematic reviews and original research published in relevant journals, indexed in PubMed, were selected. Owing to limitations of space, we focused primarily on the role of skeletal muscle, given its pivotal role in mediating

FDA Approves New Treatment for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Postherpetic Neuralgia

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- The FDA has approved Lyrica CR, a once-daily treatment for the management of neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy and the management of postherpetic neuralgia.

Depression Profiles in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes vs Type 2 Diabetes

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- The researchers examined depression, anxiety, alexithymia, obesity, and midnight salivary cortisol in type 1 vs type 2 diabetes.

Antidepressants in Youth Associated With Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- Interview with: Mehmet Burcu, PhD, MS Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research University of Maryland, Baltimore What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Antidepressants are one of the most commonly used psychotropic medication classes … Continue reading →

Gestational Diabetes Associated With Greater Risk Of Heart Attack and Stroke

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- Interview with: Cuilin Zhang MD, PhD Senior Investigator Epidemiology Branch Division of Intramural Population Health Research NICHD/National Institutes of Health. Bethesda, MD 20817 What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Gestational diabetes … Continue reading →

New Screening Tool Can Identify Diabetic Retinopathy

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- Tool developed for use in high-risk adults in low-income communities in Mexico

AntriaBio Announces Selection of Lead Oral Plasma Kallikrein Inhibitor Candidates for the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic Macular Edema and Hereditary Angioedema

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- LOUISVILLE, Colo., Oct. 17, 2017 -- AntriaBio, Inc. (“AntriaBio” or the “Company”) (OTCQB:ANTB), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies to address significant unmet medical needs, today announced...

Oral semaglutide shows promise for type 2 diabetes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -- Researchers have identified that the drug semaglutide resulted in better glycemic control than placebo for patients with type 2 diabetes...