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1971 Articles Matching "diabetes"

Alphabet stops its project to create a glucose-measuring contact lens for diabetes patients

Nov 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Verily, Alphabet's life sciences unit, found it more challenging than expected to measure glucose levels in tears. Especially once it started testing its device outside of the...
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Free Glucose Monitors For Type 1 Diabetics

Nov 16, 2018 , Forbes
Coinciding with World Diabetes Day, the National Health Service (NHS) in England is providing funding for Flash Glucose Monitors (FGM) for Type 1 Diabetic (T1D) patients. The move is set to change the lives of tens of thousands of people in the...
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Some Diabetes Drugs, Higher Amputation Risk Linked

Nov 16, 2018 , WebMD
People on sodium-glucose cotransporter2 (SGLT2) inhibitors were twice as likely to require a lower limb amputation as people taking another type of diabetes medication, Scandinavian researchers have...
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FDA authorizes digital Ebola test for emergency use, data on Omada's diabetes prevention program, and more digital health news briefs

Nov 15, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: L’Oréal unveils UV sensor clip, companion app; Urinary incontinence wearable receives De Novo...
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This Is The Shocking Cost Of Type 1 Diabetes

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
It's World Diabetes Day and I, as a Type 1 diabetic, want to delve a little deeper into the devastating game of debt VS death that so many of us have to play each...
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Virta Health announces risk-based pricing for controversial diabetes management platform

Nov 15, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Virta Health claims to reverse Type 2 diabetes by combining a digital intervention with a ketogenic...
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Bypass Beats Stents in Diabetes With Heart Trouble

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
People with diabetes who have coronary-artery bypass surgery survive about three years longer than those who have their blood vessels propped open with stents, new research...
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Diabetic Foot Ulcers Heal Quickly With Nitric Oxide Technology

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Diabetic foot ulcers can take up to 150 days to heal. A biomedical engineering team wants to reduce it to 21 days. They’re planning to drop the healing time by amplifying what the body already does naturally: build layers of new tissue pumped up by nitric oxide. In patients with diabetes, impaired ......
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Janssen gets FDA green light for new Invokana indication

Nov 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Janssen's oral diabetes treatment is the first oral diabetes treatment to have an indication to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke or cardiovascular death, the company said. Read More...
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Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure Risks

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure RisksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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AstraZeneca's diabetes drug curbs heart failure, kidney risks

Nov 11, 2018 , Reuters
The biggest clinical trial so far to assess a new class of diabetes pills shows that AstraZeneca's Farxiga can prevent heart failure and cut the risk of kidney problems in a broad range of patients....
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Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure Risks

Nov 11, 2018 , WebMD
The new study included more than 17,000 type 2 diabetes patients aged 40 and older. Nearly 7,000 had heart disease and more than 10,000 had numerous risk factors for heart disease, Wiviott's group...
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Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's Hearts

Nov 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's HeartsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2018 12:00:00...
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Marijuana Use Tied to Serious Diabetes Complication

Nov 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Marijuana Use Tied to Serious Diabetes ComplicationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2018 12:00:00...
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American Heart Association And American Diabetes Association Launch Landmark Health Initiative—Know Diabetes By Heart™

Nov 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) today launched their new, multi-year awareness and education initiative, Know Diabetes by Heart™, to reduce cardiovascular deaths, heart attacks and strokes in people living with type 2 diabetes. People living with dia......
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Smoking, Diabetes Extra Risky for Women's Hearts

Nov 09, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers have found that three heart disease risk factors -- smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure -- increased the odds of heart attack for both genders, but the rise went higher for women than...
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Pot Use Tied to Serious Diabetes Complication

Nov 09, 2018 , WebMD
People with type 1 diabetes who use pot may be at double the risk of developing a potentially life-threatening condition called diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), researchers...
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High blood pressure, smoking raise heart attack risk more in women, study says

Nov 09, 2018 , CNN Health
High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes raise women's risk of a heart attack more than these factors raise men's risk, according to a new study published in the BMJ....
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FCA US Offers Employees, Families Personalized Support And A Digital Tool To Better Manage Critical Gaps In Diabetes Care

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
•Pilot program features a digital glucometer with real-time alerts and connections to health care professionals •Program provided at no charge to salaried employees, retirees and covered dependents •Represents latest innovation by award-winning employee health and wellness team FCA US today announc......
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National Diabetes Awareness Month can help promote vital role pharmacists play

Nov 07, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
National Diabetes Awareness Month offers a timely opportunity for pharmacists and their staff to review the important role they play in supporting the more than 30 million people who are managing this chronic condition, as well as to create loyalty. Read More...
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