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What is Most Exciting in Diabetes? What Are the Biggest Concerns?

By Quotable Quotes – AR/AB The Annual TCOYD/The diaTribe Foundation Forum Celebrates its 10th Anniversary in New Orleans  At the 76th American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, The diaTribe Foundation hosted its 10th Annual ADA Diabetes Forum in collaboration with Taking Control of your Diabetes (TCOYD). The event treated approximately 300 attendees to […]

Diabetic Retinopathy: Reducing A1C Slows Down Progression

Intense blood sugar management may reduce the risk of retinopathy progression in people with type 2 diabetes. According to HealthDay News, there was a study presented at the American Diabetes Association’s 76th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans in which researchers reported on their study involving people with type 2 diabetes who applied an intensive therapy […]

Greater intake of dietary omega-3 fatty acids associated with lower risk of diabetic retinopathy

In middle-aged and older individuals with type 2 diabetes, intake of at least 500 mg/d of dietary long-chain ?-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, easily achievable with two weekly servings of oily fish, was associated with a decreased risk of sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy, according to a study.

Diabetes drug may also offer vascular protection

Obesity and type 2 diabetes are associated with vascular stiffening and the development of cardiovascular disease. Obese and diabetic premenopausal women are most at risk -- even more than men of the same age who have similar health issues. Show More Summary

'Sit Less, Move More' -- Research Shows Sedentary Behavior Is Associated with Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality in Adults

Sedentary behavior -- even among physically active people -- may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and more.

Sedentary Behavior Linked to Diabetic Retinopathy

Sedentary behavior is associated with diabetic retinopathy, according to new research from the University of Mississippi... The post Sedentary Behavior Linked to Diabetic Retinopathy appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Study links child obesity at age 9-11 years to gestational diabetes in mother

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows an increased risk of childhood obesity at age 9-11 years when the mother has had gestational diabetes during pregnancy. The study is by Dr Gang Hu, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, and colleagues. read more

Higher weekly activity levels linked to lower risk of 5 chronic diseases

Higher levels of total physical activity are strongly associated with lower risk of five common chronic diseases - breast and bowel cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, finds a study in The BMJ today. Many studies have shown the health benefits of physical activity. Show More Summary

Sedentary behavior associated with diabetic retinopathy

In a study published online by JAMA Ophthalmology, Paul D. Loprinzi, Ph.D., of the University of Mississippi, University, Miss., evaluated the association of sedentary behavior (SB) with diabetic retinopathy (DR) using data from the 2005 to 2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. read more

Higher BMI not associated with bigger heart attack, death risk in heavier twin

A study of monozygotic Swedish twins suggests that while a higher BMI was not associated with increased risk of heart attack or death for the heavier twin, it was associated with increased risk for the onset of diabetes for that twin,...Show More Summary

Routinely measured lipids show contrasting associations with risk of coronary artery disease, diabetes

An analysis using genetics finds that increased low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), and possibly triglyceride (TG) levels are associated with a lower risk of diabetes, and increased LDL-C and TG levels are associated with an increased risk of coronary artery disease, according to a study.

Longer survival likely to be reason for increased numbers with diabetes, rather than increased incidence

Overall incidence of type 2 diabetes has stabilised over recent years, according to a new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes), whilst mortality has declined, suggestingShow More Summary

Study suggests new drug candidate could treat both type 2 diabetes and bone loss

JUPITER, FL - July 27, 2016 - In addition to its more obvious ills, type 2 diabetes is a condition closely associated with bone fractures, increasing the risk of fractures twofold. To make matters worse, certain anti-diabetic drugs further increase this risk, particularly in postmenopausal women, severely limiting their treatment options. read more

Diabetic Dermopathy: More Than Just Dry Skin?

I’ve been a type 1 diabetic now for the past 10 years and I’ve heard of most of the associated complications associated with the disease, but I came across an article a couple weeks back about diabetic dermopathy shin spots and how they are more prevalent in type 1 diabetics. Well, never hearing of it, it […]

AMA, Omada Health, Intermountain Healthcare Launch Digital Health Program to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes

The American Medical Association (AMA), Omada Health, and Intermountain Healthcare today announced a digital health initiative aimed at reducing the alarming number of adults who develop type 2 diabetes. The new partnership will create...Show More Summary

Diabetes: Factor 'gender' into treatment, say experts

The international guidelines for the management of diabetes mellitus (type 2) purport to observe factors such as age, social environment, the duration of the illness or associated health complaints. The factor gender is not included....Show More Summary

Dr. Jennifer Sun, Investigator in the Section of Vascular Biology, Receives RPB Physician-Scientist Award from Research to Prevent Blindness

Jennifer K. Sun, M.D., MPH, Investigator in the Section on Vascular Biology at Joslin Diabetes Center, an Ophthalmologist in Beetham Eye Institute (BEI) at Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, has been granted an RPB Physician-Scientist Award by Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB).

Medical News Today: Diabetes may affect more teens in the U.S. than expected

The prevalence of diabetes amongst teenagers could be higher than previously thought. Diabetes in youth is associated with early onset of health problems.

Week 2 of the Special Issue on Preventing Diabetes

Associate Editor Tom McBride discusses the new research and commentary appearing in the second week of PLOS Medicine’s Special Issue on Preventing Diabetes. Each week this July PLOS Medicine will be publishing new perspective and

Bicycling may help prevent type 2 diabetes

Habitual cycling, whether as transportation to work or as a recreational activity, is associated with lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a study published this week in PLOS Medicine. This cohort study, conducted...Show More Summary

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