(Springer) Two new papers published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) reveal the importance of both the amount and timing of physical activity in reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D), as well as aiding the management of the disease in existing T2D patients.
The American Diabetes Association (Association) announced the Diabetes Dance Dare to raise awareness about the impact of diabetes and to empower everyone to get moving. The campaign kicked off in late September with celebrity chef, weight...Show More Summary
A recent study outlined a worrisome link between obesity, diabetes, and liver cancer. In Cancer Research, a journal from the American Association for Cancer Research, a research team announced that a high body mass index, larger waist...Show More Summary
(American Association for Cancer Research) High body mass index, increased waist circumference, and type 2 diabetes mellitus were associated with increased risk for liver cancer in a large prospective cohort study.
Between 2011 and 2015, Coca-Cola and Pepsi sponsored 96 national health organizations. This includes the American Diabetes Association and the National Dental Association, whose purported missions are entirely at odds with Big Soda’s mandate to sell sugar-sweetened beverages. It’s not just an optics issue. Show More Summary
(University of Eastern Finland) A study conducted at the University of Eastern Finland revealed that a recently described T cell subset may have a central role in the development of type 1 diabetes. These so called follicular T helper...Show More Summary
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) Pregnant women with congenital heart defects or type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of giving birth to babies with severe congenital heart disease and should be monitored closely in the prenatal period, according to a study published in CMAJ.
A recently described T cell subset may have a central role in the development of type 1 diabetes, research suggests. These so called follicular T helper cells were found to be increased at the onset of type 1 diabetes, and the phenomenon was linked with the presence of autoantibodies commonly associated with the disease.
The associations with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)-lowering genetic variants have been the focus of recent study.
One of the complications associated with diabetes is eye disease. Diabetes can wreak havoc on your vision and eye health, in some cases leading to vision loss. If you have diabetes, it’s important that you keep your condition well managed. Show More Summary
In a study appearing in the October 4 issue of JAMA, Luca A. Lotta, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Cambridge, U.K., and colleagues examined the associations with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)-lowering genetic variants.
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A new study has found that while patient-centered care (PCC) was associated with significant improvements in both physical and mental quality of life and some aspects of diabetes self-management, it did not have a significant effect on glycemic control. Show More Summary
(American Psychological Association) Individuals and families affected by diabetes must navigate a complex mix of medical, behavioral and social changes in which psychology plays an integral role, according to the flagship journal of the American Psychological Association.
Birth weight (BW) has been shown to be influenced by both fetal and maternal factors and in observational studies is reproducibly associated with future risk of adult metabolic diseases including type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disease. Show More Summary
Glytec, an innovator in diabetes care management has announced three patent notices of allowance to its growing patent portfolio, affording further protection of the proprietary diabetes technologies associated with its eGlycemic Management...Show More Summary
About 20-25 percent of adults have the metabolic syndrome and have increased risk of developing both cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. In a new longitudinal study, investigators examined associations between childhood muscular fitness (strength, endurance, and power) and metabolic syndrome -- the latter assessed once they reached adulthood.
September is National Atrial Fibrillation Month, so we present our recent news stories discussing atrial fibrillation and associated conditions, including sleep apnea, heart attack, diabetes, hyperthyroidism, and stroke. Atrial fibrillation is a common cause of irregular heart rhythm. Show More Summary
A new study finds a consistent association between higher blood glucose (sugar) levels during pregnancy and increased risk of complications around the time of birth, but there is no clear evidence of a threshold effect.
Obesity is responsible for the deaths of over three million people a year worldwide due to its associated diseases such as diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. However, a subset of obese individuals seems to be protected from such diseases. Show More Summary
In a recent study published by the American Diabetes Association, LixiLan (iGlarLixi), a new medication for type 2 diabetes, improved participant’s A1c levels. Since Sanofi’s big moneymaker Lantus had its patent expire, the company is looking to make up for financial losses and to manage the upcoming competition of the biosimilar Basaglar from Eli Lilly. One […]