Intestinal viruses may affect person's chance of developing Type 1 diabetes
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  July 19, 2017  
  Diabetes  
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 Intestinal viruses may affect person's chance of developing Type 1 diabetesIntestinal viruses may affect person's chance of developing Type 1 diabetes
 
Doctors can't predict who will develop Type 1 diabetes, a chronic autoimmune disease in which one's own immune system destroys the cells needed to control blood-sugar levels, requiring daily insulin injections and continual monitoring.
 
 
 Diabetes-induced changes in oral microbiome promote periodontal bone lossDiabetes-induced changes in oral microbiome promote periodontal bone loss
 
A new study led by University of Pennsylvania researchers has found that the oral microbiome is affected by diabetes, causing a shift to increase its pathogenicity.
 
   Diabetes leads to increase in autonomic and small fiber neuropathyDiabetes leads to increase in autonomic and small fiber neuropathy
 
Autonomic and small fiber neuropathy used to be considered rare conditions. But with approximately 30 million Americans affected by diabetes – one of the main underlying causes for these diseases – it's an emerging problem.
 
   Study shows link between consuming artificial sweeteners and risks of weight gain and health issuesStudy shows link between consuming artificial sweeteners and risks of weight gain and health issues
 
Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a new study published in CMAJ
 
   Researchers find link between harmful chemicals and chronic diseases in menResearchers find link between harmful chemicals and chronic diseases in men
 
Chemicals found in everyday plastics materials are linked to cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure in men, according to Australian researchers.
 
 Whichever way ‘repeal and replace’ blows, pharma is due for windfall
 
Whichever way ‘repeal and replace’ blows, pharma is due for windfallThe pharmaceutical industry could see windfall profits from a little-noticed tweak to the insurance market tucked into the Trump administration's draft executive order on drug prices, experts say.
 
 
 Analysis: Senate’s latest health blueprint cuts costs at the expense of chronically ill
 
Analysis: Senate’s latest health blueprint cuts costs at the expense of chronically illThe latest Senate health proposal reins in costs by effectively splitting the individual insurance market, with healthy people diverted into stripped-down plans and chronically ill individuals left with pricey and potentially out-of-reach options, insurance analysts said.
 
 
 Risk of obesity, heart disease, and other health issues higher in those who consume artificial sweeteners, study finds
 
Risk of obesity, heart disease, and other health issues higher in those who consume artificial sweeteners, study findsThe study that aimed to understand if the consumption of artificial sweeteners is linked with adverse long term effects on weight and heart disease, was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), today.
 
 
 Paleo Diet: Pros and Cons
 
Paleo Diet: Pros and ConsAlso called the caveman diet, the paleo diet is based on what our hunter-gatherer ancestors would have eaten during the Paleolithic period, which was 10,000 to 2.5 million years ago.