WCO: World governments must redouble commitment to eye care
Despite current efforts in eye care and vision health, as the world population increases and ages it could potentially lead to a threefold increase in blindness by 2050...
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Monetary benefits from value-based diabetes plans take time
Value-based insurance designs for diabetes patients can improve outcomes while decreasing costs by incentivizing health-promoting consumer choices and behaviors such as...
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Yale study finds reduced brain glucose levels in people with obesity, type 2 diabetes
Glucose levels are reduced in the brains of individuals with obesity and type 2 diabetes compared to lean individuals, according to a new Yale study. The finding might explain...
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Yoga, aerobic exercise combination yields positive effect on CV risk factors
In a new study, patients with obesity, type 2 diabetes and a previous diagnosis of CHD who practiced a combination of Indian yoga plus aerobic exercise over 18 months...
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ADA: Lifestyle management key to treating patients with diabetes
Kim Pfotenhauer In this year's Standards of Medical Care, the American Diabetes Association emphasizes that lifestyle management is the key to treating patients with diabetes...
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Injection may help people lose 10% of their weight
Researchers based in Amgen's LA office also found that when given to monkeys, the injection improved their blood glucose levels, which lessens their risk of type 2 diabetes.
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T1DM weakens autonomic reflex that regulates blood pressure during exercise, study finds
A new study finds that late-stage type 1 diabetes mellitus weakens the autonomic reflex that regulates blood pressure during exercise, impairing circulation, nerve function and...
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Semaglutide Effective in Blood Sugar Control, Soon To Be Available in Pills
Semaglutides are a class of drugs prescribed for type 2 diabetics but is available as an injection and the trials for the development of pills are on going.
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Artificial Pancreas Help Regulate Blood Sugar Levels in Type 1 Diabetics
An insulin pump connected to a continuous glucose monitor through a smartphone can help keep track and control blood sugar levels.
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Comparison among criteria to define successful weight-loss maintainers and regainers in the Action for Health in Diabetes and Diabetes Prevention Program trials
Background: Given the low rates of successful weight maintenance after lifestyle-induced weight loss, it is critical to develop approaches that distinguish successful...
1 day ago - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
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Mortality Risk Increases for HIV-seropositive Injured Patients
HIV and physical injuries are global health concerns. Patients suffering from these injuries have a higher prevalence of HIV in low middle-income countries.
High-fat Diet during Pregnancy may Increase Diabetes Risk in Kids
Consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy can increase the risk of diseases like diabetes in the baby and shifting to a low-fat diet can reverse the outcome.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Can Increase COPD Risk
People with rheumatoid arthritis are at an increased risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Interventions are needed to prevent the risk factors of COPD.
Tailbone Pain | Symptoms & Treatments
Coccydynia also known as tailbone pain, may be exasperated by processes that add additional pressure to the area nearing the end of the spine. There are many different...
Pollution kills nine million each year, report finds
Air pollution accounted for 6.5 million deaths on its own, a report published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet found. Icahn School of Medicine in New York...
When Haters Trolled 1 Mom For Working Out at Target, She Clapped Back by...
A post shared by SIA COOPER on Oct 17, 2017 at 12:33pm PDT Fitness guru Sia Cooper can squeeze in a workout practically anywhere - at an airport terminal , on the shore of a...
Insurance is a driving factor in black breast cancer death
About 23 percent of US black women diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004-2013 had either no health insurance or had Medicaid coverage, versus 8 percent of white breast cancer...
NCCIH Introduces Know the Science Initiative
Science literacy efforts include interactive modules, videos to equip consumers for informed decision-making NCCIH launches “Know the Science”, an initiative designed to...
Tess Holliday Has Some Advice For the Haters Who Vilified Her Booty Workouts
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New Bowel Cancer Drug Target Discovered
Exclusively targeting Wnt signalling in tumour cells reduces growth of tumours derived from colon cancer cells without the toxic effects on healthy cells.