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Survey: 7 in 10 respondents worry poor health will limit their life experiences
Seven in 10 US adults worry poor health will prevent them from doing all the things they'd like to do in life, according to a new survey[1] from the American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association. (2020-07-07)
Diabetic nephropathy: Study results on proteomic analysis do not show benefit
First study on a treatment strategy using a proteomic analysis does not clarify which therapeutic consequence of the test could offer a benefit for people with diabetes and high blood pressure. (2020-07-06)
Gut bacteria improve type 2 diabetes risk prediction
The composition and function of bacteria in the human intestine -- the so-called gut microbiome -- changes as the day progresses. (2020-07-06)
Sorting and secreting insulin by expiration date
Visualizing the age of insulin secreting granules in cells allowed researchers to investigate how cells' preference for secreting newer granules is disrupted in diabetes. (2020-07-06)
New guidelines for children and adolescents with T2D
A team of paediatric specialists, including an expert from the University of Adelaide, has produced new guidelines regarding assessment and management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in Australian and New Zealand children and adolescents. (2020-07-05)
Long-term culture of human pancreatic slices reveals regeneration of beta cells
Scientists from the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have developed a method allowing for the long-term culture of 'pancreatic slices' to study the regeneration of the human pancreas in real time. (2020-07-01)
Ultrafast insulin formulation may enable faster management of blood sugar in diabetes
A new, ultra-rapid formulation of insulin reached peak activity in pigs with diabetes about twice as fast as a commercially available option, according to new research. (2020-07-01)
Time trends in pregnancy-related outcomes among American women with type 1 diabetes
Largest US database of pregnant women with type 1 diabetes provides a first-time, big picture view of mother's health, and neonatal and delivery outcomes. (2020-06-30)
Re-purposed drugs could reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes
Re-purposed drugs could reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes Drugs that were developed to treat Alzheimer's Disease could be re-purposed to prevent -- or even reverse - the damage done to the blood vessels in people who are obese or suffer from type 2 diabetes, according to new research. (2020-06-29)
Wildfire smoke has immediate harmful health effects: UBC study
Exposure to wildfire smoke affects the body's respiratory and cardiovascular systems almost immediately, according to new research from the University of British Columbia's School of Population and Public Health. (2020-06-24)
Should diabetes treatment lessen for older adults approaching the end of life?
Researchers published one of the first national studies to examine overtreatment and deintensification of diabetes management in nursing home residents with limited life expectancy or dementia. (2020-06-24)
Death risk highest for people with newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes who get heart failure
People newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes were more likely to die within five years if they developed heart failure. (2020-06-23)
Patient data can predict life expectancy for older adults with diabetes
A new study finds that clinicians can use patient data, such as a history of co-occurring health conditions and medication, to predict the 5- and 10-year life expectancy of older people with diabetes. (2020-06-19)
Signs of being prone to adult diabetes are already visible at age 8 years old
Early signs of being more susceptible to type 2 diabetes as an adult can be seen in children as young as 8 years old, decades before it is likely to be diagnosed, according to a new study published in Diabetes Care today [19 June 2020]. (2020-06-19)
Why and to what extent a large hip protects from type 2 diabetes and CVD
In a Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology review article Norbert Stefan from the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD), the University Hospital of Tübingen and the Boston Children's Hospital, highlights why and to what extent a large hip circumference, an estimate of increased fat mass in the lower part of the body, protects from type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases (CVD). (2020-06-18)
Endogenous insulin production is preserved in Type 1 diabetes with anti-TNF drug
A study led by a UB researcher found that a drug called golimumab preserved beta-cell function in children and young adults with newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes, according to findings from a Phase 2 study. (2020-06-16)
Continuous glucose monitoring reduces hypoglycemia in older adults with type 1 diabetes
Laura Young, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, was UNC's principal investigator for this six-month clinical trial that shows the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) reduces serious levels of hypoglycemia compared with standard monitoring by daily use of blood glucose finger-stick test strips. (2020-06-16)
GLP-1-based treatment of diabetes does not cause pancreatitis
The commonly used treatment for type 2 diabetes and obesity, GLP-1, does not cause pancreatitis. (2020-06-15)
New indication of a link between Alzheimer's and diabetes
Pathological protein clumps are characteristic of a series of diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and type 2 diabetes. (2020-06-15)
Genetics could help diagnose diabetes in Indians, study shows
A new way of using genetics to diagnose diabetes could pave the way for better diagnosis and treatment in Indians, new research has concluded. (2020-06-12)
COVID-19 may trigger new diabetes, experts warn
Emerging evidence suggests that COVID-19 may actually trigger the onset of diabetes in healthy people and also cause severe complications of pre-existing diabetes. (2020-06-12)
New algorithm uses artificial intelligence to help manage type 1 diabetes
Researchers and physicians at Oregon Health & Science University have designed a method to help people with type 1 diabetes better manage their glucose levels. (2020-06-12)
A vitamin A analog may help treat diabetic retinopathy
Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes and a leading cause of blindness among the working-age population. (2020-06-11)
People with diabetes are at greater risk of bone fractures
People living with diabetes are at greater risk of bone fractures, new research led by the University of Sheffield has found. (2020-06-11)
Hospitalized COVID-19 patients with diabetes represent more than 20 percent of ICU population
The COVID-19 pandemic presents new challenges for clinicians caring for infected patients with diabetes, according to new guidance published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. (2020-06-05)
'Excretion of sugar into stool'? New action of anti-diabetic drug discovered
A research team led by Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine's Professor OGAWA Wataru and Project Associate Professor NOGAMI Munenobu has discovered that metformin, the most widely prescribed anti-diabetic drug, causes sugar to be excreted in the stool. (2020-06-03)
People with Type 1 diabetes spend $2,500 a year in health care costs
Adults and children with type 1 diabetes will spend an average of $2,500 a year out-of-pocket for health care -- but insulin isn't always the biggest expense -- new research suggests. (2020-06-01)
First study of COVID-19 patients with diabetes shows that 10% die within seven days of hospital admission
The first study of COVID-19 to specifically analyse the effect of the disease in hospitalised patients with diabetes has found that one in ten patients dies within 7 days of hospital admission, and one in five is intubated and mechanically ventilated by this point. (2020-05-28)
First map of proinsulin's 'social network' reveals new drug target for type 2 diabetes
Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have mapped for the first time the vast network of proteins that interact with proinsulin, the protein the body normally processes into insulin. (2020-05-27)
Mechanism underlying the development of diabetes and fatty liver illuminated
Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a chronic liver disease often associated with diabetes. (2020-05-22)
Glucose levels linked to maternal mortality even in non-diabetic women
An elevated pre-pregnancy hemoglobin A1c--which measures average blood glucose concentration--is associated with a higher risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes even in women without known diabetes, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Joel Ray of ICES and the University of Toronto, Canada, and colleagues. (2020-05-22)
New research shows that increasing number of lost pregnancies is linked to higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes
New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that the higher the number of pregnancy losses a woman has, the higher her risk of developing type 2 diabetes. (2020-05-20)
Using telehealth to transition diabetes inpatients to virtual care during COVID-19
Data collected over a 15-week period showed that using virtual care to manage diabetes patients in the hospital does not have a negative impact on their glycemic outcomes. (2020-05-15)
Type 2 diabetes linked to worse cognitive performance after a stroke; prediabetes not linked, but prevention needed
An analysis of seven international studies found people with Type 2 diabetes, but not those with prediabetes, had worse cognitive function three to six months after a stroke. (2020-05-14)
A CNIO-led European study confirms diabetes type 3c as an early manifestation of pancreatic cancer
Defining risk populations is crucial to be able to carry out diagnostic tests that reveal the presence of the pancreatic as early as possible. (2020-05-13)
Experimental two-in-one shot may give diabetics a better way to control their blood sugar
Amylin plays a synergistic role with insulin to control blood sugar levels after eating in a way that is more effective than insulin alone and mimics what occurs naturally with a meal. (2020-05-11)
Telehealth during COVID-19 may lead to better outcomes for diabetes patients
A new study has shown that for some patients with type 1 diabetes the close monitoring of their condition using telehealth protocols combined with appropriate technology may lead to better care during the COVID-19 pandemic, when patients are avoiding in-person visits. (2020-05-11)
Insulins available at US pharmacies are consistent with product labeling
Funding partners JDRF, the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and The Leona M. and Harry B. (2020-05-11)
Earlier gestational diabetes diagnosis, less weight gain
A new study has shown that initiating screening for gestational diabetes in high-risk women in the first trimester of pregnancy instead of the second trimester, allowing for treatment to start earlier, can help optimize gestational weight gain. (2020-05-11)
Possible vaccine for virus linked to type 1 diabetes
According to many observations, certain virus infections may play a part in the autoimmune attack that leads to type 1 diabetes. (2020-05-07)
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