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 […]
Taking long midday naps could be associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes. The Japanese study found that those who took longer naps had a 45 percent higher risk of type 2 diabetes, compared to those who took … The post Long naps tied to higher risk of type 2 diabetes appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
New research shows that consumption of certain fatty acids is associated with an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes in women.
Both gestational diabetes (which develops during pregnancy) and pre-gestational diabetes (present before conception) in a pregnant woman are associated with a range of poor outcomes for her child, new research confirms.
Among patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement, younger age, male sex, history of diabetes mellitus, and moderate to severe residual aortic regurgitation were significantly associated with an increased risk of infective endocarditis, and patients who developed endocarditis had high rates of in-hospital mortality and 2-year mortality, according to a study.
A study presented at this year's European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) meeting in Munich, Germany (12-16 September), shows that UK commercial airline pilots with insulin-treated diabetes can fly safely, with almost all of their blood sugar readings at safe levels. Show More Summary
New research presented at this year's European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) meeting in Munich, Germany (12-16 September) shows that in patients with type 2 diabetes, those with higher levels of a growth factor protein called angiopoetin-like protein 2 (Angplt2) have an increased risk of death and serious cardiovascular events. Show More Summary
New research presented at this year's European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) meeting in Munich, Germany (12-16 Sept) shows that both gestational diabetes (which develops during pregnancy) and pre-gestational diabetes (present before conception) in a pregnant woman are associated with a range of poor outcomes for her child. Show More Summary
New research presented at this year's European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) meeting in Munich, Germany (12-16 Sept) shows the impact that substituting energy intake from discretionary foods (including sugar-sweetenedShow More Summary
Just two servings of fatty fish per week is associated with a significant reduction in the risk for diabetic retinopathy, according to new research... The post Fatty Fish May Decrease Risk of Diabetic Retinopathy appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.
In April, we reviewed several home meal delivery services that delivered weekly meals to your door, eliminating a few nights of meal planning and shopping, and adding convenience and restaurant-quality meals. There was only one caveat to these services – they were all subscription based. If you’re not one for subscription-based services, we now have […]
Through Clothesline, the Diabetes Association and Value Village help Canadians reduce waste while funding crucial preventative healthcare services. We speak with Janelle Robertson, VP and general manager for the program, to learn mo...
Just returned from the American Association of Diabetes Educator’s national conference in San Diego. There were about 3,500 attendees and the husband and I delivered an interactive workshop, attended by about 400 educators, on our Flourishing Treatment Approach. People loved it – a new approach based on what’s working rather than what isn’t. It’s always a delight to […]
Chronic kidney disease has long been associated with diabetes, but a recent study has uncovered a novel link between the two conditions. The researchers found that when kidneys fail, the buildup of urea in the blood can lead to diabetes.… The...Show More Summary