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Nutrition & diabetes articles from the top news sources, pulled on a weekly basis.

Novo contends that semaglutide is a best-in-class medication, and part of its submission to the FDA for approval is that two-year cardiovascular outcomes trial, Sustain-6, which suggested semaglutide could benefit diabetes patients' heart health. The ...

Published: 10/16/2017 11:11:00 AM

Women who have had gestational diabetes may be able to reduce or even eliminate their risk for cardiovascular disease by following a healthy lifestyle in the years after giving birth, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of ...

Published: 10/16/2017 10:54:46 AM

HealthDay News — For patients with diabetes, use of secure messaging for medical advice is associated with better diabetes management, according to a study published online in Diabetes Care. Sukyung Chung, PhD, from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation ...

Published: 10/16/2017 10:20:12 AM

Distinguishing monogenic diabetes in the young – that is, a rare type of diabetes caused by a single genetic mutation relatively early in life—from other types of diabetes, is crucial for appropriate therapies, prognosis and family screening ...

Published: 10/16/2017 7:20:48 AM
Zizania, a nutritionist-guided education and coaching company located in Falls Church, Virginia, has introduced a revolutionary nutrition plan for clients who are pre-diabetic or diabetic, which includes nutritional planning, personalized recipes, and ...Published: 10/16/2017 7:00:33 AM

Nearly 21 million Americans in the U.S. have diabetes, a disease that makes the body less able to convert sugar to energy. In the October 2013 issue of the journal Alzheimer's Disease, researchers reported a strong correlation between Alzheimer's ...

Published: 10/15/2017 6:01:40 PM

What could be understood as treatment failure by prescribers may instead portray not taking the metformin as prescribed to the diabetic treatment guidelines. This may lead to the use of insulin or additional second-line medications, which are generally ...

Published: 10/13/2017 8:45:36 PM

The study found approximately 16% of the patients developed hyperkalemia over a mean 3.4 year of follow up, 26% of the patients developed chronic kidney disease at the time diabetes medication was started, and the risk for developing hyperkalemia ...

Published: 10/13/2017 8:45:36 PM

Diabetes is associated with a significant financial burden both to the patient and to the health care system. In 2012, the estimated cost of direct med- ical care in diabetes was $176 billion.1 The cost of prescription medications accounted for 18% of ...

Published: 10/13/2017 11:16:18 AM

Diabetes is one of the most common and costly chronic diseases, affecting more than 30 million Americans, with a total annual cost of $245 billion.1. Prevalence ...

Published: 10/13/2017 11:16:18 AM

... because an estimated 84.1 million Americans have pre-diabetes, putting them at increased risk of T2D development.1 The manufacturers of the novel combination therapies that enter the market each year hope to simplify medication regimens for ...

Published: 10/13/2017 10:30:46 AM

A. People who have diabetes cannot regulate their blood sugar levels and if the disease isn't tightly controlled, blood sugar can spike to abnormally high levels, a condition called hyperglycemia, or dip below normal, a condition called hypoglycemia.

Published: 10/13/2017 7:00:44 AM

The Mediterranean diet is not a new trend. In fact, it's one of the most well-researched and highly praised diets around. So much so that, Dr. Aseem Malhotra has ...

Published: 10/12/2017 3:18:00 PM

Researchers say liraglutide, which is sold as both Victoza and now Saxenda, can be used to help with weight loss as well as type 2 diabetes.

Published: 10/12/2017 1:15:10 PM

For patients prescribed the drug under the name Victoza for diabetes management, doses in a Flexpen can be adjusted gradually up to as high as 1.8 milligrams per day. When prescribed specifically for weight loss, Saxenda can be adjusted up 3 milligrams ...

Published: 10/12/2017 1:15:10 PM

The charity's analysis of the audit found that 46% of people with diabetes treated with insulin had a medication error relating to their insulin and other diabetes medication. Some patients with type 1 diabetes experienced a life-threatening condition ...

Published: 10/8/2017 5:41:15 AM