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Top 10 Tips for Diabetes Telehealth Prophetic in Face of COVID-19

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 31, 2020 —  The era of diabetes telemedicine has arrived. In the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians of all specialties who were already incorporating telehealth visits into their practices are now ramping it up, while those who …

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Weight Loss: How Melinjo Fruit May Help Manage Obesity And Diabetes (Study)

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Melinjo fruit in mostly found in Southeast Asia. Melinjo fruit comes from a tree of the same name, mostly found in Southeast Asia, more so in Indonesia.  The fruit, flowers, and leaves of Melinjo tree form a major part of traditional meals in many of these areas. Apart from it …

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Under 25s With Diabetes Not Hospitalized Due to COVID-19

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 26, 2020 —  Reports from pediatric endocrinologists in COVID-19 hotspots globally indicate that children, adolescents, and young adults with diabetes have so far not shown a different disease pattern with the virus compared to children and younger people who do …

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Diabetes Linked With Lower Cancer Survival: Study

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THURSDAY, March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Cancer patients with diabetes are more likely to die than those without diabetes, and the risk is especially high for those taking insulin, a new study finds. The findings were published March 13 in the journal Diabetologia. The risk of death “of cancer …

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Bacteria May Be a Player in Diabetes Among Very Obese

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THURSDAY, March 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Bacteria may play a role in the development of type 2 diabetes in severely obese people, researchers report. They analyzed bacterial genetic material in blood and tissue samples taken from 40 severely obese people during weight-loss surgery. Half of the patients had type …

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Cost of Diabetes Care in U.S. Keeps Climbing

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WEDNESDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) — The total cost of diabetes in the United States jumped from $174 billion in 2007 to $245 billion in 2012, a new report shows. Last year’s total cost included $176 billion in direct medical costs — such as hospital and emergency care, medications and …

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Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes

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By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Nearly half of all deaths from heart disease, stroke and diabetes in the United States are associated with diets that skimp on certain foods and nutrients, such as vegetables, and exceed optimal levels of others, like salt, a new …

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Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk?

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By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — “Gluten-free” may be the latest diet fad, but new research casts some doubt on its presumed health benefits. In a large study of U.S. health professionals, scientists found that those with the least gluten in their diets actually had …

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Primary Care Doctors Loosen Type 2 Diabetes Goals

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By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The American College of Physicians (ACP) has issued new guidance on managing type 2 diabetes — including relaxing the long-term blood sugar target called hemoglobin A1C. The A1C is a blood test that gives doctors an estimate of your …

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Marker for Diabetes Might Miss Early Vision Complication

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 29 (HealthDay News)—Fasting blood sugar levels are typically used to diagnose diabetes, however, a common complication of the disease that can lead to blindness begins at blood sugar levels below what is considered diabetic, Australian researchers report. Retinopathy is a vascular condition where the …

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