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Regenerative bandage accelerates healing in diabetic wounds

Regenerative bandage accelerates healing in diabetic wounds Shape-conforming hydrogel leverages the body’s own healing mechanisms rather than releasing drugs or biologics Date: June 11, 2018 Source: Northwestern University Summary: Researchers have developed a new device, called a regenerative bandage, that quickly heals painful, hard-to-treat sores without using drugs. During head-to-head tests, the new bandage healed […]

Can you put on weight if you have diabetes?

Can you put on weight if you have diabetes? JUN 08, 2018- Healthline/Medical News Today – Diabetes usually results in excess sugar in the blood, which can lead to serious health problems. Although people often associate diabetes with weight gain, the condition can also cause weight loss. Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight may not be […]

Common diabetes drug found safe for most diabetics with kidney disease

Common diabetes drug found safe for most diabetics with kidney disease JUN 05, 2018- Johns Hopkins Medicine News – Results of a large-scale study suggest that the oral diabetes drug metformin is safe for most diabetics who also have chronic kidney disease (CKD). The study of more than 150,000 adults by Johns Hopkins Medicine investigators found […]

Poor sleep may fuel harmful eating habits and diabetes

Poor sleep may fuel harmful eating habits and diabetes JUN 05, 2018- Healthline/Medical News Today – Sleep deprivation may contribute to our craving for unhealthful foods, leading to a night-time snacking habit, recent research suggests. This, in turn, can heighten the risk of obesity and diabetes. Snacking in the late hours of the night may not […]

Tailored Letter May Improve Gestational Weight Gain in Gestational Diabetes

Tailored Letter May Improve Gestational Weight Gain in Gestational Diabetes JUN 01, 2018- Endocrinology Advisor Contributing Writer – A letter based on the electronic health care record data of women with gestational diabetes, describing 6 tailored health messages designed to improve gestational weight gain, led to better outcomes in comparison with usual care, but primarily among […]

New guidance on treating diabetes in elderly and frail adults

New guidance on treating diabetes in elderly and frail adults MAY 30, 2018- University of Exeter Medical School – New guidance has been published on managing diabetes in the elderly, including for the first time how to manage treatment for the particularly frail. The guidance was produced from a collaboration between experts in diabetes medicine, […]

Food insecurity linked to type 2 diabetes risk

Food insecurity linked to type 2 diabetes risk MAY 29, 2018- Reuters Health News – Canadians who cannot afford to eat regularly or to eat a healthy diet have more than double the average risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study suggests. To reduce the burden of diabetes on individuals and the national health-care […]

American Diabetes Association releases long- and short-term public policy recommendations for improving insulin affordability

American Diabetes Association releases long- and short-term public policy recommendations for improving insulin affordability MAY 25, 2018- American Diabetes Association Press Releases – Today, the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) released its “ADA Public Policy Statement: Insulin Access and Affordability,” (Public Policy Statement) outlining both long- and short-term recommendations for improving insulin affordability. The ADA’s recommendations […]

Food insecurity linked to type 2 diabetes risk

Food insecurity linked to type 2 diabetes risk MAY 29, 2018 – Reuters Health News – Canadians who cannot afford to eat regularly or to eat a healthy diet have more than double the average risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study suggests. To reduce the burden of diabetes on individuals and the national […]

Married couples share risk of developing diabetes

Married couples share risk of developing diabetes Date: May 22, 2018 Source: University of Copenhagen The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Summary: Researchers have discovered a connection between the BMI of one spouse and the other spouse’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The researchers therefore believe that efforts to detect undiagnosed diabetes and […]