1517 Articles Matching "diabetes"

Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later

Jan 17, 2018 , WebMD
In babies, breast-feeding has been linked to a reduced risk for infections, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, some cancers and childhood overweight and...
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Tidepool head details pre-cert discussions with FDA, encourages industry participation

Jan 16, 2018 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Last September, Tidepool — a diabetes data management platform — was among the nine companies chosen to participate in the FDA’s experimental pre-certification program...
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WellDoc, Voluntis to work together on combined offering for type 2 diabetes

Jan 13, 2018 (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Correction: A previous version of this story mistated the projected timeline for the combined product. It is Q1 this year, not Q1 next year. WellDoc and Voluntis, two companies with FDA-cleared, clinically validated platforms aimed at the management of Type 2 diabetes, have signed a commercial agreement to combine their technologies and offer joint products in the...
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Study: Online simulator helps diabetes patients understand the impact of exercise on blood glucose

Jan 12, 2018 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
A new app developed by researchers at the University of Utah may be a tool for helping people living with diabetes change their attitude towards physical activity and increase the time they plan to spend...
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Sodium Bicarbonate

Jan 12, 2018 , RxList
Sodium bicarbonate is indicated in the treatment of metabolic acidosis which may occur in severe renal disease, uncontrolled diabetes, circulatory insufficiency due to shock or severe dehydration, extracorporeal circulation of blood, cardiac arrest and severe primary lactic...
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Increased stress at work linked to higher risk of diabetes

Jan 12, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Workers who experience an increase in stress on the job over time may be more likely to develop diabetes than their coworkers who don’t, a recent study suggests....
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UnitedHealth Taps Into Emerging Mobile Diabetes Management

Jan 11, 2018 , Forbes
UnitedHealth Group has partnered with DexCom to launch a glucose management program using a wearable device to help older Americans manage their Type 2 diabetes via mobile...
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CMS expands Medicare coverage of diabetes devices

Jan 10, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Medicare Part D plans now cover more innovative insulin-delivering products following a bipartisan push from members of Congress to expand that coverage. Some seniors had been delaying retirement or facing thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket...
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Big Strides Made in Diabetes Care

Jan 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Big Strides Made in Diabetes CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/8/2018 12:00:00...
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Glucose monitor maker Intuity Medical brings in $40M

Jan 09, 2018 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Fremont, California-based Intuity Medical, a diabetes management technology company, announced that it will be receiving $40 million in equity financing from several of its previous investors, including Accuitive Medical Ventures, Investor Growth Captial, KCK Group, affiliates of Luther King Capital Management, PTV Healthcare Capital, US Venture Partners, and Versant...
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Uncovering new digital solutions for type 2 diabetes

Jan 06, 2018 , Mobile Health News
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Positive outcomes from WellDoc's BlueStar translate to cost savings, analysis finds

Jan 06, 2018 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
An analysis contracted by WellDoc found that the company’s digital therapeutic for Type 2 diabetes management could lead to an average savings of more than $250 per patient per...
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Health footwear companies partnership yields smart boot for diabetes patients

Jan 05, 2018 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Mobile textile company Sensoria Health (an independent strategic partnership between Sensoria Fitness and Genesis Rehab Services) and diabetic mobility garment maker Optima Molliter are collaborating on a smart footwear product capable of measuring diabetes patients’ compliance to prescribed mechanical offloading...
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Spider's Web Inspires Removable Implant That May Control Type 1 Diabetes

Jan 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For the more than 1 million Americans who live with type 1 diabetes, daily insulin injections are literally a matter of life and death. And while there is no cure, a Cornell University-led research team has developed a device that could revolutionize management of the disease. In Type 1 diabetes, i......
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CMS to cover Abbott's glucose monitoring device

Jan 05, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories said on Thursday its newly launched glucose monitoring device would be covered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, expanding its usage to millions of diabetes patients in the United States....
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Hot New Cancer Treatments Offer Tantalizing Hope To Patients But Come With Serious Side Effects

Jan 04, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Immunotherapy -- using a patient's own immune system to fight cancer -- is sparking a revolution in cancer treatment. But with it comes a whole load of side effects and complications that even doctors can't predict until patients get them. In other public health news: Alzheimer's, hep C, obesity and diabetes, autism and more....
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Special Baby Formula Doesn't Seem to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

Jan 04, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Special Baby Formula Doesn't Seem to Prevent Type 1 DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/2/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/3/2018 12:00:00...
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Study: 'Artificial pancreas' could help youth with diabetes participate in intense activities

Jan 04, 2018 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Using an artificial pancreas (closed-loop control system) could make it easier for adolescents with Type 1 diabetes to participate in intensive outdoor physical activities, according to a study published in Diabetes...
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Mediterranean, DASH Top Best Diets List

Jan 04, 2018 , WebMD
This year, the publication ranked 40 different diet plans. It based the rankings on input from an expert panel of the country's top nutritionists, dietary consultants and doctors who specialize in heart health, weight loss and...
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Diabetes Drug 'Significantly Reverses Memory Loss' In Mice With Alzheimer's

Jan 03, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A drug developed for diabetes could be used to treat Alzheimer's after scientists found it "significantly reversed memory loss" in mice through a triple method of action. The research, published in Brain Research, could bring substantial improvements in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease through ......
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