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Diabetes

Conference Highlights: ADA 2020

Jun 16, 2020

New research was presented at ADA 2020, the virtual 80th Scientific Sessions of American Diabetes Association, from June 12-16. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the c...

The Changing Profile of Liver Disease

May 21, 2020

With significant advances in the treatment of viral hepatitis—including increasing cure rates for hepatitis C and highly effective treatment of hepatitis B—suspicions have arisen that the profile ...

Diabesity: The Tricky Devil in times of COVID-19

May 08, 2020

We are fighting multiple health devils in our daily lives. While COVID-19 is the most recent one, it’s important that we do not lay our eyes off a few of those healthcare issues that have been affli...

Nonnutritive Sweetener Use in Children

May 05, 2020

Nonnutritive sweeteners (NNSs)—also known as non-caloric artificial sweeteners or high-intensity sweeteners—are common in food, beverages, condiments, and even gum. NNSs have been proposed for use...

CME: Intensive Glucose-Lowering Therapy & Hypoglycemia

Apr 24, 2020

This course reviews the number of ED visits and hospitalizations specifically due to intensive glucose-lowering therapy and the frequency with which adults were treated “very intensively”—possib...

Intensive Glucose-Lowering Therapy & Hypoglycemia

Apr 17, 2020

Prior research indicates that hypoglycemia is a frequently occurring byproduct of intensive diabetes treatment, correlated with increased risk of death, cardiovascular disease, cognitive impairment, a...

Time in Range: Eclipsing A1C in Glucose Management

Mar 17, 2020

In January 2020, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) released its annual Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, outlining current clinical practice recommendations, including a report showing that...

N-Methyladenosine METTL3 Modulates the Proliferation and Apoptosis of Lens Epithelial Cells in Diabetic Cataract.

Mar 13, 2020

N-methyladenosine (mA) is the most prevalent eukaryotic messenger RNA modification. Diabetic cataract (DC) is caused by high glucose (HG) in diabetes mellitus. However, the regulatory mechanism of mA ...

In situ formation of Co3O4 hollow nanocubes on carbon cloth-supported NiCo2O4 nanowires and their enhanced performance in non-enzymatic glucose sensing.

Mar 13, 2020

Diabetes, as a chronic disease, can seriously affect human health. Therefore, it is important to develop a fast and high sensitive enzyme-free glucose sensor for the treatment of diabetes.In this work...

Effects of Additional Administration of a Selective Inhibitor of Sodium Glucose co-transporter-2 Inhibitor on the Glycemic Control in Japanese Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients Receiving Treatment with a Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitor.

Mar 13, 2020

We conducted this study to determine whether additional administration sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor might provide further improvement of glycemic control and also to explore any a...

Hormone Therapy for Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Mar 13, 2020

Previous studies indicate that subclinical hypothyroidism affects up to 10% of the adult population and is associated with symptoms such as tiredness, low mood, and weight gain among the estimated 1...

Rotavirus Vaccination, Type 1 Diabetes Not Linked in Children

Mar 09, 2020

MONDAY, March 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Rotavirus vaccination seems not to be associated with type 1 diabetes in children, according to a study published online March 9 in JAMA Pediatrics. Jason M....

Effectiveness of Tai Chi on Balance Improvement in Type 2 Diabetes Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Mar 05, 2020

Balance impairments are a relevant problem in patients with diabetes, and interventions to manage this issue represent a public health need. This study reviewed the literature about the effectiveness ...

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness is a Predictor of Subclinical Myocardial Damage in Men with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

Mar 05, 2020

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) promotes the development of atherosclerosis and is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. High-sensitivity cardiac troponin I (hs-cTnI) assays fundamentally im...

Factors that predict glycaemic response to sodium-glucose linked transporter (SGLT) inhibitors.

Feb 25, 2020

This study aimed to determine the clinical and biochemical variables associated with change in HbA1c in patients with type 2 diabetes who start sodium-glucose linked transporter (SGLT) inhibitor thera...

Insulin signaling pathway and related molecules: Role in neurodegeneration and Alzheimer's disease.

Feb 25, 2020

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is one of the most common neurodegenerative diseases. Its major pathological hallmarks, neurofibrillary tangles (NFT), and amyloid-β plaques can result from dysfunctional ins...

New combination therapy of gliclazide and quercetin for protection against STZ-induced diabetic rats.

Feb 25, 2020

The use of natural agents with anti-diabetic effect in combination therapy adds further positive clinical implications in the management of diabetes mellitus. Interestingly, quercetin is one of the mo...

Hemodynamic response during hyperbaric treatment on skeletal muscle in a type 2 diabetes rat model.

Feb 25, 2020

Mild hyperbaric treatment prevents type 2 diabetes progression due to increased oxygen concentration and blood flow in skeletal muscle. However, it remains unknown whether this treatment is effective ...

Smoking tied to worse outcomes after a stroke

Jan 14, 2020

By Lisa Rapaport People who smoke or have recently quit have higher odds of being severely impaired after a stroke than their counterparts who never smoked, a new study su...

Nearly all U.S. kids eating added sugars before age two

Dec 20, 2019

By Vishwadha Chander (Reuters Health) - Nearly 85% of toddlers and infants in the United States eat foods containing added sugars and artificial sweeteners on any given da...