2059 Articles Matching "diabetes"

Diabetes Before 40, Mental Health Stays Linked

Jan 16, 2019 , WebMD
About 37 percent of all hospitalization days in a new study’s under-40 group were due to mental illness, the researchers noted. Mood and psychotic disorders were the most common...
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Occupational Therapy Improves Health, Quality Of Life Of Young Adults With Diabetes

Jan 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New results from a University of Southern California-led research study demonstrates the distinct value of occupational therapy for improving the health and quality of life of young adults living with diabetes. Research participants who completed the Resilient, Empowered, Active Living with Diabete......
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Common Heart, Diabetes Meds May Help Ease Mental Illness

Jan 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Common Heart, Diabetes Meds May Help Ease Mental IllnessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Statins may help prevent diabetes-related eye problems

Jan 12, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Diabetic patients who take statins to treat high cholesterol may get an added benefit: a lower risk of damage to the retina, a new study suggests....
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Study details how high fiber diets make for healthier lives

Jan 11, 2019 , Reuters
People who eat lots of high-fiber and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fiber, a study commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) says....
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Common Heart, Diabetes Meds May Aid Mental Illness

Jan 11, 2019 , WebMD
Specifically, the benefit was seen when patients were taking: statins, which lower cholesterol; calcium channel blockers, a group of blood pressure drugs; or the oral diabetes drug metformin, the study findings...
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Diabetes tied to worse word recall in older adults

Jan 10, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Older people with type 2 diabetes may struggle more with verbal memory than their peers without the disease, a recent study suggests....
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Balanced Diet, Exercise May Not Prevent Gestational Diabetes

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It may be time to reconsider the conventional wisdom for preventing gestational diabetes: limiting weight gain and increasing physical activity. "Our data suggest that in pregnancy, energy balance -- the calories consumed versus the calories burned -- may not determine the development of gestationa......
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NHS partners with Diabetes Digital Media, Ascensia to expand access to Low Carb Program

Jan 10, 2019 (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Diabetes Digital Media (DDM), the NHS, and Ascensia Diabetes Care have all partnered to bring DDM’s Low Carb program into the NHS. Through the new agreement, the digitally delivered, evidence-based behaviour change platform will become a supported part of the NHS Apps...
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We Need A Moonshot For Diabetes Prevention, Part One: The Case For Action

Jan 10, 2019 , Forbes
Someone in your close circle of family and friends is at high risk for suffering the ravages of diabetes and, most likely, doesn't even know it. That person might even be...
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23andMe to integrate genetic data into Lark Health's AI health coach

Jan 09, 2019 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Users of Lark's Wellness Program and Diabetes Prevention Program will now be able to integrate a user's genetic data from 23andMe to get a more personalized...
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Diet Soda Linked to Risk for Diabetic Blindness

Jan 09, 2019 , WebMD
Diet soft drinks have been marketed as healthier than regular soft drinks, yet a growing body of evidence has suggested that artificial sweeteners may also harm your health. Past research has linked diet soda to a higher risk of diabetes, heart disease, and...
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Study Eases Concern That Common Diabetes Med Might Harm Bones

Jan 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Study Eases Concern That Common Diabetes Med Might Harm BonesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/4/2019 12:00:00...
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Few U.S. teens get enough fiber

Jan 05, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Most teens eat far less fiber than recommended, and this nutritional deficit may lead to a higher risk of diabetes and high blood pressure in the future, a U.S. study suggests....
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Our Bodies May Cure Themselves Of Diabetes In The Future

Jan 05, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Diabetes is caused by damaged or non-existing insulin cells inability to produce insulin, a hormone that is necessary in regulating blood sugar levels. Many diabetes patients take insulin supplements to regulate these levels. In collaboration with other international researchers, researchers at the......
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Disrupting diabetes treatment with a person-centered approach

Jan 05, 2019 , Mobile Health News
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The Skinny On Diets For 2019: Mediterranean Is Best Overall Among 41 Nutrition Plans, Analysis Says

Jan 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
U.S. News & World Report ranked diets on seven categories: "how easy it is to follow, its nutritional completeness, its ability to produce short-term and long-term weight loss, its safety and its potential for preventing and managing diabetes and heart disease." Other nutrition news focuses on cholesterol spikes after the holidays and excess weight's role in...
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Medtronic, IBM Watson diabetes app gains hypoglycemia prediction feature

Jan 04, 2019 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The Sugar.IQ digital diabetes assistant will use AI analytics to predict users' low blood sugar risk within the next one to four...
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Type 2 Diabetes Med Might Not Harm Bones After All

Jan 04, 2019 , WebMD
Canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet) is in a class of medications called SGLT-2 inhibitors. These drugs cause the kidneys to remove excess sugar from the blood and excrete it through urine, which lowers blood sugar levels. This class of drugs has been linked to a number of complications, including kidney injury and serious genital...
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Your diet could help save the planet in 2019

Jan 03, 2019 , CNN Health
You may be aware that a plant-based diet can make you healthier by lowering your risk for obesity, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. But research shows there's another good reason to regularly eat meatless meals. By filling your plate with plant foods instead of animal foods, you can help save the planet....
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