Tag: diabetes

Antacids Aid Blood Sugar Control in People With Diabetes

July 2, 2021 — A class of drugs widely used to treat heartburn and stomach ulcers improve blood sugar control in patients with diabetes...

Poorly Managed Diabetes Raises Odds for More Severe COVID

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Hospitalized patients with diabetes who hadn’t been taking their medication...

Blood Sugar Control in Diabetes Getting Worse: Study

June 9, 2021 — Fewer adults with diabetes in the United States have well-controlled blood sugar or blood pressure now compared with 10 years...

US deaths from heart disease and diabetes climbed amid COVID

The US saw remarkable increases in the death rates for heart disease, diabetes and some other common killers in 2020, and experts believe a big...

Potential Blood Sugar Test Uses Sweat, Not Blood

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 2, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new quick and painless sensor that measures blood sugar in human sweat...

Can’t ascertain oxygen shortage as cause of death of 21 patients at JG Hospital: Delhi govt to HC

The AAP government has informed the Delhi High Court that oxygen shortage as the cause of death of 21 COVID-19 patients at Jaipur Golden Hospital...

More Years With Type 2 Diabetes, Higher Dementia Risk

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The younger people are when they develop type 2 diabetes, the higher their...

‘Race Gap’ in Heart Health Has Changed Little in 20 Years

By Denise MannHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Black Americans who live in rural areas are two to three times more likely...

Experimental Drug May Fight Type 1 Diabetes

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Just two weeks of treatment with an experimental drug can delay the onset...

Hispanic People at Risk for Heart Disease Going Untreated

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Even after suffering a stroke, many Hispanic Americans still have uncontrolled diabetes, high...

Prediabetes May Harm Your Brain

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — “Prediabetes” — where blood sugar levels are high but...

COVID Deaths High When Hospitalized With Diabetes

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters THURSDAY, Feb. 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Diabetes is a big risk factor for a severe...

Obesity Helps Drive Half of New Diabetes Cases

“This requires policy-level changes, too,” Khan said, pointing to examples such as soda taxes and efforts to make fruits and vegetables more accessible in low-income...

Metformin Could Help Prevent Some Breast Cancers

More study is needed to better understand whether there is a cause-effect relationship between metformin and cancer or whether the increased risk owes to an...

Research Shows Why COVID Pneumonia Is More Deadly

TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Diabetics who’ve contracted COVID-19 should suspend their use of a class of common diabetes drugs known as sodium-glucose...

‘Brown Fat’ May Help Your Health, Even if You’re Obese

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A special calorie-burning type of body fat appears to help protect against an...

multivitamin: A multivitamin tops drug sales for the first time in October, overtakes diabetes drugs

(This story originally appeared in on Dec 17, 2020) MUMBAI: Call it the Covid effect. Popular health supplement Zincovit, which provides essential vitamins and minerals,...

Coronavirus: Mumbai has more deaths but fewer cases than Bengaluru and Delhi

(This story originally appeared in on Oct 24, 2020) MUMBAI: Age combined with underlying comorbid conditions—diabetes, kidney disease, obesity and hypertension — have emerged as...

Coffee, Green Tea May Help Against Type 2 Diabetes

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you’ve got type 2 diabetes and love drinking green tea...

Cells That Drive Diabetes Seen in Healthy People

By Cara Roberts Murez HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Scientists knew that dangerous T-cells lived in the pancreases of...

Death Knell for Phosphate Binders in Nondialysis CKD Patients?

The non–calcium phosphate binder lanthanum carbonate (Fosrenol) had absolutely no effect on any intermediate marker of cardiovascular (CV) risk or bone and mineral metabolism in...

Trial Holds Promise for Weekly Insulin for Type 2

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Type 2 diabetes can be tough to control without medication. But for...

Drinking Raises Blood Pressure Risk With Diabetes

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — It’s probably a good idea to skip that second glass of wine if...

Can COVID-19 Cause Diabetes? – WebMD

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A COVID-19 infection can cause a lot of serious, sometimes lingering health problems,...

SGLT2 Inhibitor Benefits CKD Without Diabetes

Add patients with chronic kidney disease with or without diabetes to the growing list of people who get proven benefit from treatment with an SGLT2...