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Diabetes

For Self-Measured BP, Smartphone App No Better Than Standard Device

Aug 15, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Enhanced self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) paired with a connected smartphone application is not superior to standard SMBP for reducing BP, according to a...

How Will New Federal Legislation Cut Drug Costs?

Aug 13, 2022

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The Inflation Reduction Act is expected to bring out-of-pocket drug costs down for many U.S. seniors, but most of its benefits are not immediate. Under th...

FDA: Common Diabetes Drug Januvia May Contain Traces of Carcinogen

Aug 13, 2022

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The popular diabetes drug Januvia may contain traces of a probable carcinogen, but patients should keep using the medication because it could be dangerous t...

Risk Factors Worsening for Adults With Cardiovascular Disease

Aug 10, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For adults with cardiovascular disease (CVD), risk factors have worsened over time, according to a study published in the July 12 issue of the Journal of th...

Women Face Lower Odds of Diagnosis, Appropriate Management of CKD

Aug 10, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There are sex-related differences in the detection, recognition, monitoring, referrals, and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study...

Machine Learning Algorithm Can Predict Diabetes From ECG

Aug 10, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A machine learning algorithm can detect diabetes and prediabetes from electrocardiogram (ECG) features, according to a study published online Aug. 9 in B...

Poll: Inflation Has Many Americans Cutting Back on Health Care

Aug 09, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Inflation is putting Americans' health at risk, with nearly two in five struggling to pay for the care they need, according to a new West Health-Gallup poll....

Time-Restricted Eating Early in Day More Effective for Weight Loss

Aug 09, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Time-restricted eating (TRE) by eating early in the day (eTRE) is more effective for weight loss at 14 weeks than eating over a period of 12 or more hours da...

Serum Aldosterone Concentration Linked to CKD Progression

Aug 09, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD), higher serum aldosterone concentrations are associated with an increased risk for disease progression, rega...

Burden of Disease Attributed to PFAS Exposure High in the U.S.

Aug 08, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The economic burden associated with exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the United States is at least $5.52 billion annually, according...

Lifestyle Intervention Aids Older Adults With Diabetes

Aug 05, 2022

Clinicians should implement lifestyle intervention as a primary therapy for older adults with diabetes, which could complement medical therapy and improve QOL. “Although lifelong intervention...

Effect of Jarlsberg Cheese on Bone Anabolic Markers Examined

Aug 04, 2022

THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Jarlsberg cheese consumption might have prophylactic effects on osteopenia and metabolic disease, and these effects appear to be specific to Jarlsberg cheese...

Prenatal Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Linked to Liver Injury

Aug 04, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Prenatal exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals is associated with increased liver injury in childhood, according to a study published online July 6 in ...

Just 8 Percent of Americans Lack Health Insurance, a Record Low

Aug 04, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The number of Americans without health insurance continues to drop, reaching 8 percent in 2022 -- a record low. That leaves about 26 million people living i...

Morbidity Risk Increased for Children Exposed to Maternal PCOS

Aug 02, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Children born to mothers with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have an increased risk for childhood morbidity, according to a study published online July 13 i...

Wearing An Activity Tracker May Promote Physical Activity

Aug 02, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Wearable activity trackers seem to be effective for increasing physical activity among individuals of varying age and among clinical and nonclinical populat...

Sleep Tied to Metabolic Dysfunction-Associated Fatty Liver Disease

Aug 02, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Sleep behaviors are associated with the risk of metabolic dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD), according to a study published online July 28 in...

Rates of CV Risk Factors, Disease Projected to Rise by 2060

Aug 02, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The projected rates of cardiovascular (CV) risk factors and disease are expected to increase considerably by 2060, especially among racial and ethnic minori...

AMA: Nine in 10 Americans Want Their Health Info Kept Private

Aug 02, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- More than nine in 10 Americans believe that medical privacy is a right and their health data should not be for sale, a new survey from the American Medical ...

Counseling Can Prevent Obesity in Normal, Overweight Women

Aug 02, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Midlife women with normal or overweight body mass index (BMI) should undergo counseling to maintain weight or limit weight gain in order to prevent obesity, ac...