Diabetes

A recent study, published in Diabetes care, investigated a potential link between type 2 diabetes treatment and the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Type 2 diabetes, a medical condition characterized by the body’s inability to manage appropriate blood sugar levels, has been associated with worsened cognitive functions. Specifically, compared to healthy individuals type 2
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Researchers from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed a new microneedle pill that can deliver insulin through the stomach, potentially replacing injections for patients with diabetes. Diabetes is one of the most common and costly chronic diseases. It is the third-leading cause of death in the United States. According to the leading national public health
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Reading Time: 2 minutes A recent study examined the health outcome of patients who switched from newer, more expensive insulin analogues to lower-cost human insulin medications. The cost of diabetes medications has increased drastically over the past 20 years, especially with newer innovator insulin analogues being introduced into the market. Newer insulin-like medications are more
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A recent study investigated whether adopting seven recommendations by the American Heart Association can improve heart health and reduce the risk of developing diabetes. The American Heart Association (AHA) recently identified a list of seven health factors or behaviours that, if adopted, can successfully maintain heart health and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and
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A new study at the University of Oxford evaluated if omega-3 supplements help in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease in individuals with diabetes. Diabetes and cardiovascular disease are leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. People with diabetes are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Unquestionably, diet has a substantial effect on the
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Researchers in Michigan have developed a novel nitric oxide sensing device, providing new insight into the causes of diabetic foot ulcers and possible avenues for treatment. Approximately 9 to 26 million diabetic patients around the world develop foot ulcers every year. These ulcers can double the risk of death for diabetic patients and may take up to 120
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Please rate this article The rising cost of insulin poses a significant barrier for people with diabetes, as many resort to limiting their use of the drug. A recent study at the Yale Diabetes Center reveals that cost-related insulin underuse may be more common than expected. Over the past ten years, the cost of insulin
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A study linked the composition of gut bacteria to the immune system and insulin sensitivity and determined whether a certain bacterial strain could reverse insulin resistance. As we age, our immune system functions at a lower capacity and tends to cause more inflammation. their discoveries can predispose individuals toward
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study, published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, investigated the cardioprotective effects of metformin in type 1 diabetes and heart disease. Studies have shown that patients with diabetes mellitus have a two to four-fold higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). Diabetes mellitus is a
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers conducted a study to find out the association of the prevalence and risk of prediabetes with infertility in men. Infertility is the inability of a couple to conceive despite unprotected sexual intercourse for a period of more than 12 months. It is estimated that about 15% of
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers conducted a cost-analysis of intensified multifactorial treatment compared to conventional type 2 diabetes treatment. Patients with type 2 diabetes have higher chances of undergoing damage to the eyes, kidneys, nerves, legs, and brain. All these complications are life-threatening and fatal, which eventually affects the mortality rate in
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