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Diabetes drug effective against heart failure in wide spectrum of patients

Diabetes drug effective against heart failure in wide spectrum of patients MAR 18, 2019 Source: American College of Cardiology Those with reduced ejection fraction see greatest decrease in death and hospitalizations. New Orleans, LA (Mar 18, 2019) – The cardiovascular benefits of the diabetes drug dapagliflozin extend across a wide spectrum of patients and are especially […]

Cardiovascular Screenings Uncover Two Cases of Diabetes And Significant Levels of High Cholesterol in Middle Schoolers

Cardiovascular Screenings Uncover Two Cases of Diabetes And Significant Levels of High Cholesterol in Middle Schoolers MAR 15, 2019 Source: Cincinnati Children’s A pilot study of 45 middle school kids shows that more than a third of those screened had abnormal levels of blood sugar or high cholesterol. Two had blood sugar levels (HbA1c) in the […]

Type 2 diabetes: Work stress may raise risk in women

Type 2 diabetes: Work stress may raise risk in women MAR 13, 2019 Source: Medical News Today A new review featuring in the European Journal of Endocrinology suggests that a stressful work environment may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in women. More than 100 million people in the United States have diabetes or prediabetes, according to the latest statistics. […]

SGLT-2 inhibitors induce a fasting state that triggers metabolic benefits

SGLT-2 inhibitors induce a fasting state that triggers metabolic benefits MAR 07, 2019 Source: Joslin Diabetes Center BOSTON – (March 7, 2019) – SGLT-2 inhibitors are a relatively new class of diabetes drugs that have shown many benefits for people with type 2 diabetes who have not responded well to previous interventions, including diet changes and […]

Smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity each linked to unhealthy brains

Smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity each linked to unhealthy brains MAR 11, 2019 Source: European Society of Cardiology Factors that influence the health of our blood vessels, such as smoking, high blood and pulse pressures, obesity and diabetes, are linked to less healthy brains, according to research published in the European Heart Journal […]

Moderate muscle strength may lower risk for type 2 diabetes

Moderate muscle strength may lower risk for type 2 diabetes MAR 11, 2019 Source: Iowa State University Of the 30 million Americans with diabetes, 90 to 95 percent have type 2, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New research shows building muscle strength may be one way to lower risk for the […]

AI study of risk factors in type 1 diabetes

AI study of risk factors in type 1 diabetes MAR 09, 2019 Source: University of Gothenburg In combination with conventional statistical methods, artificial intelligence (AI) has now been used in a study of risk factors in type 1 diabetes. The objective was to identify the most important indicators of elevated risk for cardiovascular disease and death. […]

App uses smartphone camera, flashlight to detect diabetes

App uses smartphone camera, flashlight to detect diabetes MAR 06, 2019 Source: American College of Cardiology Same technology that tracks heart rate on popular wearable devices may soon screen for diabetes, too. Type 2 diabetes is among the strongest risk factors for heart disease, yet up to 1 in 3 people living with diabetes don’t know […]

Diabetes’ sworn enemy could ultimately be a valuable ally

Diabetes’ sworn enemy could ultimately be a valuable ally MAR 06, 2019 Source: University of Montreal When people talk about diabetes, they usually also talk about insulin. Diabetes is a disease that affects millions of people around the world; insulin is a hormone that helps control this disease. Now a third term could soon be joining […]

Gaining a little weight after quitting tobacco is offset by the benefits for people with diabetes; smoking long term is associated with cognitive decline

Gaining a little weight after quitting tobacco is offset by the benefits for people with diabetes; smoking long term is associated with cognitive decline MAR 05, 2019 Source: American Heart Association American Heart Association Meeting Report — Presentations P383; Session – P03-I: Smoking/Tobacco Use and P018; Session – P01-C: Aging in Older Adults Study Highlights: People […]