Diabetes

Statins Double Risk of Dementia, Are Linked to COVID Deaths

2 hours ago   |   Mercola

The use of statin cholesterol-lowering medications has been on the rise for decades 1 and they are among the most widely used drugs in the world. In the U.S., close to 50% of...
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Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes Spurs Lots of Later Complications

Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes Spurs Lots of Later Complications

2 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in adolescence set patients up for increased risks of a myriad of related complications in early adulthood, a follow-up of the TODAY study...
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Higher Habitual Flavonoid Intakes Are Associated With A Lower Incidence Of Diabetes

6 hours ago   |   Nutrition

AbstractBackgroundHigher flavonoid intakes are hypothesised to confer protection against type 2 diabetes mellitus.ObjectiveWe aimed to 1) investigate associations between...
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Patients report long-term favorable effects of weight loss surgery in their daily lives

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new study shows that over the course of five years, patients who had bariatric and metabolic surgery to treat uncontrolled type 2 diabetes reported greater physical health...
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Diabetes Duration Linked to Increasing Heart Failure Risk

1 day ago   |   Medscape

The longer a person has diabetes, the greater their risk for also developing heart failure, according to an analysis of nearly 10,000 US adults followed for close to 23...
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COVID-19 Triggers New Diabetic Wave

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

A new study discovered that half of the patients , with no history of diabetes, were found to have new hyperglycemia following COVID-19 infection that remained for at least six...
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Step Up Your Walking Workouts With These Power Tips

Step Up Your Walking Workouts With These Power Tips

3 days ago   |   PopSugar

If you think the only way to lose weight is to spend hours in the gym every day, think again. Being physically active allows your body to burn more calories , while also...
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Tubeless Insulin Pump Works; Insulin Pens vs Syringes; Caffeine and Osteoporosis

Tubeless Insulin Pump Works; Insulin Pens vs Syringes; Caffeine and Osteoporosis

3 days ago   |   MedPageToday

A tubeless, patch-pump automated insulin-delivery system - Insulet's Omnipod 5 - was both safe and effective in a prospective study of kids and adults with type 1...
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Exenatide OK'd for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents

Exenatide OK'd for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents

5 days ago   |   MedPageToday   |   4 articles

Once-weekly exenatide extended-release is now FDA approved for children with type 2 diabetes ages 10 and up, AstraZeneca announced. Already approved in adults, the expanded...
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Connectivity, digital tools becoming the ‘sixth vital sign' in health care

Connectivity, digital tools becoming the ‘sixth vital sign' in health care

5 days ago   |   Healio

Determining someone's digital health connectivity may be just as important as measuring their blood pressure, pulse or body temperature. In a commentary published in the...
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2 COVID patients dead after power outage at Jordan hospital

The country's health minister says two coronavirus patients have died at a hospital in the Jordanian capital of Amman after a short circuit knocked out power at the facility's... Read more ...

Stay Inside in demand for The Everest but has to earn his place

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‘The de-extinction club': Could we resurrect mammoths, Tassie tigers and...

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IOC makes mid-Olympics change to mask rules on the podium

Athletes can now take their masks off for 30 seconds while on the podium to pose for photographs, according to an AOC statement. Read more ...

The Tokyo event where the pandemic is momentarily washed away

The surfers are in for another surprise in this most turbulent Olympic Games. Read more ...

Smith's cold, lonely swim to Australia's first medal

Brendon Smith celebrated his 21st birthday while the Australian team was in training camp in Queensland and has now come of age in his sport's toughest race. Read more ...

Vikings, Bon Jovi and family cuddles: The simple pleasures of Michelle Rowland

Michelle Rowland's almost spent her first pay packet on a Bon Jovi album. These days she's trying to curb an online shopping obsession. Read more ...

Victorian construction bosses push to fast-track worker vaccination

Victorian construction bosses are in talks with the federal and state government to inoculate 40,000 workers by Christmas, as the halt on construction in NSW enters its second... Read more ...

Two women have died in NSW, including one in her 30s, as the state records...

Of these locally acquired cases, 87 are linked to a known case or cluster - 71 are household contacts and 16 are close contacts - and the source of infection for 54 cases is... Read more ...

Likely Bledisloe schedule a one-two punch for Rennie and Wallabies

Back-to-back tests in New Zealand are set to make it all the more difficult for Rennie's men to wrest back the trophy - but in the Covid-19 era, you take what you can get. Read more ...