Very low-carb diet improves risk factors in adults with comorbidities
May 26, 2023
Greater improvements were seen for blood pressure, blood sugar levels and weight control versus the DASH diet.
Mortality up for patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease
May 24, 2023
Mortality increased from 2014 to 2019, with significant racial and geographic disparities observed.
Sliding scale insulin for diabetic residents: Is it helpful or harmful?
May 18, 2023
Emphasis needs to be put on diabetes management in both facilities and in homes.
Kidney disease testing via smartphone scores funding
May 16, 2023
Smartphone urinalysis company Healthy.io scored a win for testing for chronic kidney disease, announcing it had raised $50 million in funding to expand its tests.
Inequalities in human resources for health linked to mortality
May 15, 2023
A negative association was seen between total human resources for health level and all-cause mortality.
Non-invasive blood glucose monitoring gets a boost
May 11, 2023
A technical feasibility study of the use of Bio-RFID sensors to monitor glucose levels in a non-invasive manner has delivered promising results, according to U.S.-based medical technology company Know...
US surgeon general announces national plan to fight ‘loneliness epidemic’
May 02, 2023
Loneliness can lead to pain, depression and shorter life spans in older adults and can impact sleep, inflammation and the immune system in younger adults.
Medicare Diabetes Prevention telehealth program expected to continue through 2023
May 02, 2023
The Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program’s telehealth capabilities will not cease when the public health emergency is allowed to sunset in nine days, allowing program providers more time to resume in-person...
Sugar-sweetened beverage intake linked to mortality, CVD in T2D
Apr 20, 2023
An increased hazard ratio was noted for all-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality for higher sugar-sweetened beverage intake.
SARS-CoV-2 infection linked to increased risk for diabetes
Apr 18, 2023
The fraction of incident diabetes cases attributable to SARS-CoV-2 infection was 3.41% overall and 4.75% among men.