Diabetes Testing and Monitoring, Are We Doing It Right?
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  May 29, 2018  
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#ALT# Diabetes Testing and Monitoring, Are We Doing It Right?

With around 8.5% of the global population affected by diabetes, ensuring easy and reliable diabetes testing and monitoring is essential. This article looks at the advantages and limitations of the three most prevalent methods of diabetes testing and monitoring.

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   Fasting diets could raise risk of diabetes say expertsFasting diets could raise risk of diabetes say experts
 
One of the new fangled diets include fasting frequently to lose weight. A team of researchers speaking at the European Society of Endocrinology’s annual meeting at Barcelona last weekend have said that this could be severely detrimental to health.
 
   Mobile application could help monitor diabetesMobile application could help monitor diabetes
 
A Master’s student has developed a mobile application that enables people with diabetes to keep track of how well they are managing their condition.
 
 Siemens Healthineers and Hill-Rom join hands to provide comprehensive solutions for improving diabetes care
 
Siemens Healthineers and Hill-Rom join hands to provide comprehensive solutions for improving diabetes careSiemens Healthineers and Hill-Rom signed a co-marketing agreement to provide a suite of point-of-care diagnostic instruments that, for the first time, enable primary healthcare providers in the U.S. to bridge gaps in diabetes care and satisfy value-based quality measures in a single office visit.
 
 
 Maintaining healthy weight between early adulthood and middle age could help avoid diabetes
 
Maintaining healthy weight between early adulthood and middle age could help avoid diabetesYoung adults suffering from obesity who lose enough weight to no longer be considered obese before early middle age reduce their risk of developing diabetes by nearly 70 percent compared to those who remain obese over the same life interval, according to a new study in the journal Diabetes Care.
 
 
 Delivery of standardized diabetes care could help achieve equitable health outcomes for all patients
 
Delivery of standardized diabetes care could help achieve equitable health outcomes for all patientsAlthough kidney problems related to type 2 diabetes disproportionately affect blacks, when black and white individuals received comparable diabetes care within the context of a clinical trial, black race was not associated with faster development or progression of chronic kidney disease.
 
 
 Study finds connection between one partner's BMI and other spouse's risk of developing diabetes
 
Study finds connection between one partner's BMI and other spouse's risk of developing diabetesIt can be a good idea to bring your spouse to a GP medical examination if you are obese. Because Danish researchers from the Departments of Public Health at the University of Copenhagen and Aarhus University have in a new study found a connection between the BMI of one spouse and the other spouse's risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
 
 
 New research reveals links between type 1 diabetes and mental health
 
New research reveals links between type 1 diabetes and mental healthNew research co-authored by Professor Stephanie Amiel, RD Lawrence Professor of Diabetic Medicine, and published in Diabetologia identifies key areas of the brain that change patients' ability to recognize hypoglycemia.
 
 
 Study: Tree nut consumption linked to improved type 2 diabetes health
 
Study: Tree nut consumption linked to improved type 2 diabetes healthOne of the largest studies to date on nuts and diabetes was published today in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. The study shows that approximately two ounces of nuts a day, as a replacement for carbohydrate foods, can improve glycemic control and blood lipids in those with type 2 diabetes.