Content about Diabetes mellitus

October 27, 2010

Supervalu on Thursday announced the launch of a comprehensive, whole-store health-and-wellness program called “living healthy...

MINNEAPOLIS Supervalu on Thursday announced the launch of a comprehensive, whole-store health-and-wellness program called “living healthy with my diabetes.”

 

The program offers a variety of resources to make life easier for customers living with diabetes, including educational materials, health screening tests, group and individual diabetes education and training programs, medication management consultations, nutrition information, dietary tools, products and other services.

 

 

October 26, 2010

Patients with diabetes may seek information from their physicians outside of scheduled office visits but...

October 24, 2010

In recognition of American Diabetes Month in November, MinuteClinic is offering complimentary A1c tests beginning...

WOONSOCKET, R.I. In recognition of American Diabetes Month in November, MinuteClinic is offering complimentary A1c tests beginning Oct. 25 through Nov. 25, CVS Caremark has announced. The free tests, sponsored by Bayer Diabetes Care, are available while supplies last.

October 21, 2010

A few days after it released a report on how awareness and education play an...

PRINCETON, N.J. A few days after it released a report on how awareness and education play an integral role in the prevention, detection and treatment of diabetes, Novo Nordisk is bringing it to the public.

October 21, 2010

The rate of diabetes among Americans is on an upswing and likely will reach epic...

ATLANTA The rate of diabetes among Americans is on an upswing and likely will reach epic proportions by 2050, costing the government millions.

 

October 21, 2010

Diamyd Medical will split its business into separate divisions for pain relief and diabetes, the...

STOCKHOLM Diamyd Medical will split its business into separate divisions for pain relief and diabetes, the drug maker said Friday.

 

The Swedish company said its diabetes business would consist mostly of the investigational antigen-based drug Diamyd, for Type 1 diabetes, while the pain business would comprise of development projects using its nerve-targeting drug delivery system platform to administer drugs directly to the nervous system to treat pain.

 

 

October 21, 2010

The dramatic rise in the prevalence of diabetes over the next several decades is likely...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT The dramatic rise in the prevalence of diabetes over the next several decades is likely to place huge strains on the U.S. healthcare system, costing the country hundreds of billions of dollars every year. It also means the diabetes market will continue to be a hot bed for innovation for decades to come.

(THE NEWS: Diabetes prevalence among Americans may increase to 33%, CDC study finds. For the full story, click here)

October 20, 2010

In line with American Diabetes Month, one drug store chain is offering its diabetes patients...

October 18, 2010

American Diabetes Month will be celebrated this November, and the group leading the fight to...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. American Diabetes Month will be celebrated this November, and the group leading the fight to end the disease is encouraging others to join the movement.

 

Shortly after announcing that "Celebrity Apprentice" winner and Poison frontman Bret Michaels joined its "Stop Diabetes" movement, the American Diabetes Association has launched the "Share Your Vision to Stop Diabetes" video contest, and has asked Americans to:

October 18, 2010

There may be a link between Type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer among men, according...

NEW YORK There may be a link between Type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer among men, according to a new study published in Gastroenterology.

October 18, 2010

Novo Nordisk is underscoring the importance of diabetes screenings with a new report, the "Novo...

PRINCETON, N.J. Novo Nordisk is underscoring the importance of diabetes screenings with a new report, the Novo Nordisk BlueSheet.

The third edition of the drug maker's BlueSheet report examined various ways awareness and education play an integral role in the prevention, detection and treatment of diabetes. It also provides an update on the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance, a coalition that is committed to helping improve diabetes prevention, detection and care by aligning key diabetes stakeholders around diabetes-related policy and legislative efforts.

October 14, 2010

A local Blue Cross chapter has gained national recognition for its pilot diabetes program....

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. A local Blue Cross chapter has gained national recognition for its pilot diabetes program.

Anthem Blue Cross' health equities pilot is 1-of-7 programs recognized this year with a Best of Blue Clinical Distinction Award, an award developed by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and the Harvard Medical School department of healthcare policy, Anthem Blue Cross said.

October 14, 2010

More young adults, particularly young women, are being hospitalized for diabetes-related issues, according to a...

NEW YORK More young adults, particularly young women, are being hospitalized for diabetes-related issues, according to a new study.

The study — published online in the Oct. 12 edition of Journal of Women's Health, led by Joyce Lee of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and colleagues — evaluated hospital discharges with a primary or secondary diagnosis of diabetes from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample between 1993 and 2006.

October 14, 2010

New research has found a Mediterranean diet can cut the risk of developing Type 2...

REUS, Spain New research has found a Mediterranean diet can cut the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 50% in nondiabetics with high cardiovascular risk.

The study was conducted by Jordi Salas-Salvado and colleagues and published online in the Oct. 7 edition of Diabetes Care. This is the first randomized clinical trial to look specifically at use of the Mediterranean diet for the prevention of diabetes, the investigators said.

October 13, 2010

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists said it believes that technology used for continuous glucose...

October 12, 2010

Metabolic screenings may be beneficial to women prior to conceiving a child, as cardiometabolic risk...

OAKLAND, Calif. Metabolic screenings may be beneficial to women prior to conceiving a child, as cardiometabolic risk factors that predict gestational diabetes are present before pregnancy, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study.

The study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, suggested that metabolic screenings could help identify those more likely to develop gestational diabetes mellitus, which typically occurs in the second or third trimester of pregnancy.

October 10, 2010

Bionime this summer received the parent-tested, parent-approved seal of approval from PTPA Media, a designation...

October 10, 2010

Remote management of diabetes increasingly is becoming a reality to day with WellDoc’s Diabetes-Manager system,...

BALTIMORE —Remote management of diabetes increasingly is becoming a reality to day with WellDoc’s Diabetes-Manager system, which recently received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration.

October 7, 2010

A new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health found that the...

NEW YORK A new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health found that the nation's average larger waist circumference is an indicator as to why the diabetes rate in America is higher than the rate in England.

James Smith, corporate chair of economics at the nonprofit organization RAND Corp., and researchers found that American men's waists were an average of 3 cm (1.5 in.) larger than those of men in England. Similarly, American women's waists were an average of 5 cm (2 in.) larger than those of women in England.

October 6, 2010

A new Tel Aviv University study found a test used to diagnose gestational diabetes in...

TEL AVIV, Israel A new Tel Aviv University study found a test used to diagnose gestational diabetes in women could be a key indicator to diagnosing Type 2 diabetes.

October 6, 2010

Heightened blood sugar during critical illnesses could be a sign of risk for Type 2...

NEW YORK Heightened blood sugar during critical illnesses could be a sign of risk for Type 2 diabetes, according to a recent study by researchers in Croatia.

 

October 6, 2010

Relatively healthy patients with Type 2 diabetes experienced a significant reduction in blood-sugar levels when...

BETHESDA, Md. Relatively healthy patients with Type 2 diabetes experienced a significant reduction in blood-sugar levels when taking an investigational treatment for Type 2 diabetes made by Spherix, the biotechnology company said Thursday.

 

Spherix announced results of a phase-3 trial of D-tagatose, which showed that the drug was more effective in American patients than in Indian patients.

 

 

October 5, 2010

Rock star and winner of NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice," Bret Michaels, has joined the American Diabetes...

September 30, 2010

Diabetes could partially be related to air pollution, according to a new study....

BOSTON Diabetes could partially be related to air pollution, according to a new study.

 

The study, conducted by researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston and published in this month’s issue of the journal Diabetes Care, found that diabetes in adults was consistently correlated with particulate air pollution even after adjusting for known risk factors, such as obesity and ethnicity.

 

 

September 30, 2010

Drug maker Novo Nordisk joined a national partnership that provides access to community- and evidence-based...