Check list to help people with diabetes prepare for Hurricane Irma
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  September 15, 2017  
  Diabetes  
  The latest diabetes news from News Medical  
 Key to Painless and Non-Invasive Diagnosis and Monitoring of Diabetes MellitusKey to Painless and Non-Invasive Diagnosis and Monitoring of Diabetes Mellitus
 
Diabetes, also known as diabetes mellitus, is a chronic metabolic disorder that affects roughly 8.5% of the world’s population, i.e., over 420 million people.
 
 
 'Metabolically healthy obese' have increased risk of cardiovascular disease events, study shows'Metabolically healthy obese' have increased risk of cardiovascular disease events, study shows
 
Clinicians are being warned not to ignore the increased cardiovascular health risks of those who are classed as either 'healthy obese' or deemed to be 'normal weight' but have metabolic abnormalities such as diabetes.
 
 
 Study uncovers how inflammation contributes to key feature of diabetesStudy uncovers how inflammation contributes to key feature of diabetes
 
A new study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has uncovered how inflammation contributes to a key feature of diabetes, the body's inability to metabolize glucose, a condition known as insulin resistance.
 
   Novel technology holds promise for improving accuracy of type 1 diabetes testsNovel technology holds promise for improving accuracy of type 1 diabetes tests
 
Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Stanford University and the University of Florida report the development of a novel antibody detection technology that holds promise for improving the accuracy of diagnostic tests for type 1 diabetes in young children and making populationwide screening practical.
 
   Study: New oral drug helps control glucose, reduces need for insulin in patients with type 1 diabetesStudy: New oral drug helps control glucose, reduces need for insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes
 
A University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus study finds sotagliflozin helps control glucose and reduces the need for insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes.
 
 Regulatory T-cells can support fat depots in dealing with environmental challenges
 
Regulatory T-cells can support fat depots in dealing with environmental challengesImmunosuppressive regulatory T-cells play an important role in the functioning of adipose tissue. This is the discovery of scientists from the Helmholtz Diabetes Center at Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technical University of Munich.
 
 
 Asian dust exposure associated with onset of myocardial infarction
 
Asian dust exposure associated with onset of myocardial infarctionA recent environmental epidemiological study by Japanese researchers has shown that Asian sand particles blown to Japan from desert areas of the Asian continent are associated with the onset of myocardial infarction.
 
 
 SleepRate introduces new campaign to solve global sleep crisis
 
SleepRate introduces new campaign to solve global sleep crisisSleepRate, the developer of a comprehensive sleep improvement app, today announces the launch of the ‘Global Sleep Fix’ event, which will run between 5th September and 3rd October.
 
 
 Menopausal changes have detrimental effects on sleep patterns
 
Menopausal changes have detrimental effects on sleep patternsA recent survey of peri- and post-menopausal women in the US has highlighted the negative impact that the menopause can have on a woman's ability to get sufficient sleep.
 
 
 Simple new technique could offer superior predictions of disease severity
 
Simple new technique could offer superior predictions of disease severityAn international team of researchers has found a way to diagnose disease and predict patient outcomes simply by measuring unbelievably small changes in interactions between molecules inside the body.
 
 
 Check list to help people with diabetes prepare for Hurricane Irma
 
Check list to help people with diabetes prepare for Hurricane IrmaWith Hurricane Irma fast approaching Florida, preparing for a disaster can feel overwhelming. But for people with diabetes, preparing for the worst is a matter of survival. Janis Roszler, LMFT, RD, LD/N, CDE, FAND, American Association of Diabetes Educator member, shares her checklist for staying safe.
 
 
 Virginia Tech research provides new mechanistic insights into health benefits of olives and olive oil
 
Virginia Tech research provides new mechanistic insights into health benefits of olives and olive oilThe health benefits of olives-- and associated natural products such as olive oil--have long been recognized and touted by proponents of the Mediterranean diet.
 
 
 Carcinoid Tumor Signs and Symptoms
 
Carcinoid Tumor Signs and SymptomsCarcinoid tumors may sometimes be asymptomatic but may show symptoms in other patients. The signs of the illness are not definite and depend greatly on the location of the tumor. Hormones released into the blood by one out of ten carcinoid tumors are responsible for causing the symptoms of the illness.
 
 
 NIH grant supports temple researchers' exploration of stem cell-based treatments for heart repair
 
NIH grant supports temple researchers' exploration of stem cell-based treatments for heart repairThe incidence of heart disease is on the rise, and new therapeutic strategies are needed. Approaches based on stem cells, which can potentially preserve or even regenerate heart muscle cells damaged by ischemia - a hallmark of heart disease - are especially promising.