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Diabetes Prevention and the Low-Glycemic Index Eating Plan

The Mediterranean and the DASH diets are two eating plans that are often advocated as a way to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. But there are also health professionals advocating what’s called a low-glycemic index (GI) eating plan.

Source: EndocrineWeb
Published: 17 May 2021

Type 2 diabetes missed or diagnosis delayed for 60,000 UK people in 2020

Researchers investigating the impact of COVID-19 on the NHS in the UK reviewed the health records of 14 million people between March and December 2020 and found that the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes was missed or delayed for 13,

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 18 May 2021

New Endocrinology office opens in Elkin

Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital has opened a new office for Endocrinology and Diabetes patients. A ribbon cutting and open house event was held on April 29 for the new office located at 360 Parkwood Dr.

Source: The Elkin Tribune
Published: 11 May 2021

COVID, Obesity, Diabetes and Kids

For parents of children who have obesity or diabetes, there's likely to be extra worry—both obesity and diabetes are on the list of underlying medical conditions that experts say could put children at higher risk of severe disease and infection if they become infected with the coronavirus.

Source: EndocrineWeb
Published: 12 May 2021

Study Finds Age at Diabetes Onset Significantly Associated With Incident Dementia

Study finds younger age at onset of diabetes was significantly associated with a higher risk of developing dementia.

Source: Endocrinology Advisor
Published: 10 May 2021

Bariatric Surgery Associated With Decreased Mortality in Severely Obese Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds bariatric surgery to be associated with reduced all-cause mortality among severely obese patients with type 2 diabetes.

Source: Endocrinology Advisor
Published: 12 May 2021

Diabetes risk higher for 'night owls' that are obese, study says

Though obesity by itself can drive up heart disease risk, new research suggests diabetes and heart disease risk is especially high when combined with a tendency to stay up late at night.

Source: UPI.com
Published: 18 May 2021

Hydroxyurea Interferes With CGM Readings in Diabetes

A previously unrecognized issue, the fact that hydroxyurea can interfere with CGM readings, came about through doctor-patient communication, demonstrating the need for vigilance going forward.

Source: Medscape
Published: 18 May 2021

The Link Between Diabetes and Excessive Sweating

Having diabetes is a risk factor for excessive sweating disorders. Learn about types of sweating issues, treatments, and tips for coping.

Source: verywellhealth
Published: 12 May 2021

Higher COVID risk in Blacks due to elevated obesity, hypertension and diabetes

The same is consistent with Blacks who have type 1 diabetes. Chances of death are greater in Blacks when compared to Blacks without the disease and Whites with the disease. Data suggest that specifically,

Source: Rolling Out
Published: 13 May 2021

Diabetes among top killer diseases in PH

Community restrictions and remote work arrangements keep Filipinos at home and safe from Covid-19.However, experts said lack of exercise and decreased activity lead to other medical conditions like obesity,

Source: Gov
Published: 07 May 2021

Rising early can help obese people avoid diabetes

Overweight people can cut their risk of diabetes and heart disease by waking up earlier and going to bed at a reasonable time, research suggests.Obesity increases the chance of developing the

Source: The Times
Published: 12 May 2021

Study shows BMI cut offs for obesity and diabetes risk do not work for non-white populations

New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) and published simultaneously in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology shows that body mass index (BMI) cut-offs currently used by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) are not appropriate for adults from Black Asian and Minority Ethic (BAME) backgrounds in England and could potentially be putting their health at risk.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 11 May 2021

Scientists expand understanding of muscle wasting In type-2 diabetes

A new study is exploring the link between muscle weakness and type two diabetes and finding that a gene responsible for muscle regeneration is 'silenced' in people with the disease.

Source: WPLG
Published: 11 May 2021

Novo Nordisk launches diabetes drug that also reduces cardiovascular risk

DANISH multinational pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk recently launched a once-weekly injectable treatment for Type 2 diabetes that stimulates insulin (a hormone that regulates the amount of sugar in the blood),

Source: BusinessWorld
Published: 11 May 2021

BMI diabetes guidelines are putting people of colour at risk, U.K. study says

The body mass index (BMI) cutoffs used to determine obesity and diabetes risks are not appropriate for diagnosis and treatment of people of colour and could be putting their health at risk, a new study suggests.

Source: CTV News
Published: 12 May 2021

Video: What’s new in diabetes prevention and treatment

Join The Royal Gazette’s live video partner the Washington Post today at 1pm on for a special programme on diabetes - one of the most common chronic diseases in the US and

Source: The Royal Gazette
Published: 07 May 2021

Merck Foundation marks Merck Foundation and African First Ladies Mark World Hypertension Day 2021 by Building Cardiovascular, Diabetes

General and Medical and Health Care: Merck Foundation marks Merck Foundation and African First Ladies Mark World Hypertension Day 2021 by Buildin

Source: PTI
Published: 17 May 2021

Delhi hospital study finds 16 pc vaccinated individuals tested COVID positive

The study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews on May 3, was conducted on employees of the Fortis Centre of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases and Endocrinology in Delhi.

Source: India TV
Published: 05 May 2021

Study of 1.5 million British people shows BMI cut offs for obesity and diabetes risk do not work for non-white populations

New research presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) and published simultaneously in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology shows that body mass index (BMI) cut-offs currently used by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) are not appropriate for adults from Black Asian and Minority Ethic (BAME) backgrounds in England.

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 11 May 2021

University of Warwick: Study of 1.5 million British people shows BMI cut-offs for obesity and diabetes risk do not work for non-white populations

Based on a press release originally issued by the European Association for the Study of ObesityNew analysis by team including University of Warwick researchers shows current BMI cut-offs for type 2 di

Source: India Education Diary
Published: 12 May 2021

Diabetes in America

One in ten Americans has diabetes. It’s a public health emergency that has only grown more urgent during the pandemic as the medical community works to understand the link between COVID-19 and new diabetes cases.

Source: YAHOO!News
Published: 04 May 2021

Endocrine toxicities of immune checkpoint inhibitors

Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) are now an established cornerstone of cancer therapeutics; however, ICIs are associated with toxicities in various organs, termed immune-related adverse events. This Review highlights current understanding in ICI-induced endocrinopathies,

Source: Nature
Published: 19 Apr 2021

Top in endocrinology: Type 1 diabetes pill, menopause onset

received breakthrough therapy designation from the FDA as an adjunctive therapy to insulin for patients with type 1 diabetes. It was the top story in endocrinology last week. Another top story ...

Source: Healio
Published: 21 Apr 2021

Charles Regional adds new diabetes, endocrinology doctor

Charles Regional Medical Center has a new doctor on board. Sevil Aliveya joined the diabetes and endocrinology team at the medical center. Aliyeva brings over 15 years of experience as a board ...

Source: Southern Maryland News
Published: 27 Apr 2021

BMI, Diabetes, and COVID Death; Thyroid Tablet Recall

(Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology) Another large meta-analysis also confirmed an association between more advanced type 2 diabetes and a higher risk of COVID-19 death. (Diabetologia) The FDA ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 02 May 2021

Endocrine toxicities of immune checkpoint inhibitors

Endocrine adverse events are among the most ... or β-cells of the pancreatic islets (insulin-deficient diabetes mellitus, similar to type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM)) can be affected (Table ...

Source: Nature
Published: 19 Apr 2021

Greater support, interventions key to diabetes care for adults with severe mental illness

Back to Healio Adults with severe mental illness and diabetes need more intensive interventions and greater support to overcome barriers to diabetes self-management, according to a study published ...

Source: Healio
Published: 26 Apr 2021

OHSU Hospital-Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center Diabetes & Endocrinology

Relative volume of high-risk patients treated for diabetes and endocrinology-related disorders over three years. Higher volume is associated with better outcomes. Whether hospital has at least one ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 26 Apr 2021