Metformin May Reduce Risk of Heart Disease in Adults with T1D
Use of metformin may help reduce the risk of heart disease in middle-aged adults with diabetes.
Modified Insulin System Reduces Blood Glucose Levels in Type 1 Diabetes Mouse Models
Novel technique reduce blood glucose levels for 2 days in mice.
New Data Support Safety and Efficacy of Vedolizumab for IBD
Real-world analyses further support the safety and efficacy of vedolizumab in patients with ulcerative colitis or Crohnâ€™s disease.
Type 2 Diabetes Risk 4 Times Higher in Children with Obesity
Policymakers should invest in diabetes prevention efforts, study says.
Weed and Chili Peppers Reduce Gut Inflammation
Active ingredients in both chili peppers and marijuana help calm the gut in mice.
Could Stevia Play a Role in Diabetes Prevention?
Stevioside may be a cost-effective compound in the fight against diabetes.
Prognostic Tool Identifies Diabetes Patients At Risk of Kidney Failure
Progression to end-stage renal disease is similar in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
FDA Grants Approval to Lucentis for Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy
The FDA approved the first and only drug to treat all forms of diabetic retinopathy.
Beneficial Effects of Fresh Fruit Consumption on Diabetes, Vascular Complications
Study findings suggest that a higher intake of fresh fruit is potentially beneficial for primary and secondary prevention of diabetes.
Intestinal Microbiota's Protective Role Against Type 2 Diabetes
Indolepropionic acid may be a potential biomarker for the development of T2D.
Massage Therapy Could Be an Effective Treatment Option for Lower Back Pain
Real-world massage therapy produces meaningful results for treating patients with low back pain.
Atopic Dermatitis: Moisturize, Moisturize, Moisturize!
Patients need to moisturize constantly and keep skin supple because often moisturization alone can resolve mild atopic dermatitis.
Screening for Celiac Disease Not Recommended for Asymptomatic Patients
The US Task force concluded that there was not enough evidence to recommend screening for everybody.
Selecting an Inhaler: Matching the Device with the Patient's Abilities
Common inhalers and the things health care providers need to know about them.
FDA Approves Add-On Treatment for Parkinson's Disease
Safinamide (Xadago) receives FDA approval to treat patients with Parkinsonâ€™s disease when their medications are not working well.
As Tuberculosis Cases Decline in Europe, HIV/TB Coinfections Rise
HIV/TB coinfections rise 40% across Europe over the last 5 years.
The Future of Telemedicine in Multiple Sclerosis Patient Care
One-year pilot study to examine a home-based telemedicine program for patients with MS.
Easy-to-Use Glucose Monitoring, Maintenance Device for Diabetes
System provides a novel closed-loop solution for noninvasive sweat-based diabetes management.
Nurses Are Key to Patient Uptake of Diabetes Treatment
Enhancing the role of nurses can reduce delays in early adoption of insulin treatment.
New COPD Guideline: Act Early, Treat Aggressively
The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) 2017 guideline revised to make several significant changes.
Dupilumab Improves Skin Lesion Clearance in Patients with Atopic Dermatitis
Late-breaking data presented at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting.
Autoimmune Diseases Associated with Higher Risk of Dementia
Patients with autoimmune diseases were 20% more likely to be admitted to a hospital with dementia in the future.
Alternative Theory for the Root Cause of Type 1 Diabetes
Beta cells found to be responsible for the immune response that leads to diabetes.
Do You Have â€œClinical Inertiaâ€? 10 Facts to Jumpstart Diabetes Care
Retail health clinicians need to be mindful of â€œclinical inertia, or the failure to intensify treatment in the face of unacceptable glycemic control.
Maternal Genital Herpes Infection Linked to Risk for Autism
Inflammation and immune activation may contribute to the risk of developing autism.
Serum Vitamin B12 Monitoring Needed Among Long-Term Metformin Users
Adults taking metformin for type 2 diabetes are less likely to be tested for vitamin B12 status.
Sodium-Restricted Diet Improves Systolic Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
Dietary advice and low-sodium meals helps reduce blood pressure.
Gastric Bypass Surgery Promotes Type 2 Diabetes Remission
Bariatric surgery plus intensive medical therapy superior to intensive therapy alone.
Educational Campaign Launched to Increase Awareness of Link Between Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes
Two of 3 adults with type 2 diabetes do not know that heart disease is the number 1 of killer of individuals with the disease.
Fish Oil Shows Benefit in Asthma
Omega-3 fatty acids may help fight asthma.
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