Friday, August 23, 2019

Diabetes

Women with Diabetes Face Greater Risk of Heart Failure...

Cardiovascular disease is associated with men more so than women, but when you add diabetes to the mix, the risk of heart failure becomes greater for women, according to new research.

Chronic Disease Patients with ‘Empathetic’ PCPs Have Lower Risk...

Forming a connection with patients and demonstrating empathy is central tenet of healing, and a new study sheds light on why: It...

This New Study Changes Decades of Assumption About Interpreting...

For decades, medical experts believed the "upper" systolic blood-pressure reading was a more important predictor of cardiovascular outcomes than the "lower" diastolic number. But new research disrupts this school of thought.

40 Million Americans in Food-Insecure Households are at Risk...

A new study reveals a link between food insecurity and insulin resistance as a result of the stress hormones released when you don't know where your next meal is coming from.

3 of the Most Talked-About Studies from the American...

The American Diabetes 79th Annual Scientific Sessions concluded this week, but the meeting is still making headlines. It was...

A Stool-Based Test Could Change How We Diagnose, Prevent...

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common type of chronic liver disease, but it's largely under-diagnosed, even among people with an advanced stage of it.

Exercise Beats Dieting to Maintain Long-Term Weight Loss

According to a recent study published in Obesity, being physically active is even more important than dieting to prevent rebound pounds.

What Works for Long-Term Weight Loss? It’s Complicated

Adults with severe obesity have an increased risk of comorbidities and psychological, social and economic consequences. A new study reviewed the evidence for...

Diabetes Risk Increases When Patients Quit Smoking

There’s no question about it—smoking is linked to a long laundry list of health problems, including cancer and cardiovascular disease. Unfortunately, quitting...

Paradigm Shift in Second-Line Diabetes Treatment

An ongoing question among diabetes specialists, whether second-line antidiabetic medications (ADMs) are associated with cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes,...

New Options, Better Outcomes for Corneal Surgery

Each year, roughly 33,000 Americans undergo corneal transplant (CT) surgery to replace a diseased or injured cornea, the tough, transparent dome that...

Update on the Care of Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy

There has been a large amount of research done on a variety of conditions in the healthcare field; however, as long as...

Diabetes Denial—What You Can Say to Your Patients

Denial is a powerful thing. With diabetes, it has the power to convince someone to ignore the warning signs for serious future...

Telltale Skin Signs that Point to Diabetes

An estimated 29.1 million people -- almost 10% of the total US population -- have diabetes mellitus (DM). And nearly 80% of...

Secondary Stroke Prevention in Afib: Is Oral Anticoagulation Effective?

Over the past few years, there has been a tremendous influx of research dollars into the healthcare field. These have yielded a...

Text Messaging Tools to Help Patients Manage Diabetes and...

Helping patients manage type 2 diabetes and hypertension has always been challenging, but a pilot study suggests that a combination of text...

Tech to Stop the Diabetes Tidal Wave

STORY ORIGINALLY RAN ONhttp://venturebeat.com/2016/12/04/tech-to-stop-the-diabetes-tidal-wave/ I grew up near the Atlantic Ocean, so my deepest fears often manifest themselves in...

3 Nutritional Tips for Your Diabetic Patients

Teaching your diabetic patients these 3 basic rules about nutrition during each visit will allow them to make effective changes that have...

New Online App Takes on Sleep Deprivation

Because sleep deprivation boosts the risk of chronic diseases, increases mortality, and reduces quality of life and work productivity, investigators conducted a...
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