AMPK activator reduces glucose level in type 2 diabetes in phase 2a trial

November 18, 2017
A novel AMP-activated protein kinase activator showed glucose reduction and decreased cardiovascular risk factors in people with type 2 diabetes in a…
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Nearly 1 in 7 patients with diabetes have poor glycemic control

November 17, 2017
About one in seven patients with diabetes had poor glycemic control between 2007 and 2014 despite an increase in the frequency of self-reported…
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Patients with Addison's disease show no increase in adipose tissue

November 17, 2017
Although patients with Addison’s disease who were treated with glucocorticoids demonstrated increased cortisol exposure, they did not have
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Heart failure strongest predictor of poor survival in type 2 diabetes

November 17, 2017
Older adults with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk for death from cardiovascular complications, with the strongest associations found between…
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Glycemic control, drug regimen interaction influence mortality risk in type 2 diabetes

November 17, 2017
Adults with type 2 diabetes who achieve low HbA1c targets may have an increased risk for death, particularly when treated with regimens associated…
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Childhood abuse, parental mental illness raise risk for type 2 diabetes in adulthood

November 17, 2017
Childhood trauma, including sexual, physical and verbal abuse, raises the risk for developing type 2 diabetes in adulthood by as much as 57%…
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Discontinuation of postmenopausal hormone therapy elevates cardiac, stroke death risk

November 16, 2017
In the first year after discontinuation of postmenopausal hormone therapy, the risk for cardiac and stroke death increases, particularly among women…
Meeting News

Gottlieb sees ‘watershed opportunity’ to shape future of FDA’s regulatory process

November 16, 2017
WASHINGTON — When diagnosed with

GI Dynamics loses CE mark, right to sell device for obesity, diabetes in EU

November 16, 2017
Medical device company GI Dynamics announced its CE Mark for EndoBarrier, an endoscopic alternative to bariatric surgery, has been rescinded by its…
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Severe hot flashes heighten risk for obstructive sleep apnea

November 16, 2017
Midlife women experiencing severe or very severe hot flashes or night sweats have a greater risk for obstructive sleep apnea than those with mild or…
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Prenatal air pollution exposure linked to infant weight gain in girls

November 16, 2017
Increased cord blood levels of leptin and high-molecular-weight adiponectin are associated with greater prenatal exposure to traffic-related air…
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Late menopause may increase type 2 diabetes risk

November 16, 2017
Chinese women completing natural menopause at age 53 years or later have a 21% increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes vs. women completing…
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Endocrine-disrupting chemicals necessitate emphasis on iodine nutrition in breast-feeding mothers

November 16, 2017
Although breast-feeding women in the U.S. overall met WHO-recommended iodine levels for lactating women, environmental perchlorate and thiocyanate…
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DCCT: Intensive control may blunt only short-term CV effects of weight gain in type 1 diabetes

November 16, 2017
Adults with type 1 diabetes who gained excessive weight during a 6-year, intensive glycemic management regimen experienced a cardiovascular event…
Meeting News

AMA adopts new strategy for genetic tests, therapeutics

November 15, 2017
AMA recently voted to advance the development of a comprehensive strategy that allows more consistent coverage of genomic and genetic tests and…
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Real-time CGM effective for identifying hypoglycemia in preterm infants

November 15, 2017
Real-time continuous glucose monitoring and the traditional intermittent arterial-line glucose monitoring method were comparable for identifying…
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Meta-analysis: TZD use neutral on breast cancer risk in women

November 15, 2017
Women with type 2 diabetes prescribed thiazolidinediones did not see an increased risk or benefit with respect to incident breast cancer, according…
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Weight-loss diet programs prevent premature mortality in adults with obesity

November 15, 2017
Adults with obesity who participated in weight-loss diet interventions had a lower risk for premature death compared with control groups, but…
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Telepharmacy intervention yields modest effect on medication adherence among patients with cardiometabolic diseases

November 15, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Implementation of a personalized telepharmacy intervention improved medication adherence but did not affect measures of…
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Black women with type 2 diabetes at greater risk for breast cancer subtype

November 15, 2017
Black women with type 2 diabetes demonstrated a 40% increased risk for ER-negative breast cancer, according to results of a study published in…
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