Updated : Apr 02, 2020 in Research Articles

Fatty acid in triglycerides proves an effective platform for biological drug delivery

HOUSTON-(April 1, 2020)–We’ve all been warned about the dangers of triglycerides, the fat stored in your blood. But what if that unhealthy fat could effectively…

Updated : Mar 31, 2020 in Research Articles

AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors revised in new guidance from the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

The revised framework for the AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors published this week in the April issue of The Diabetes Educator journal. As the foundation of diabetes…

Updated : Mar 31, 2020 in Research Articles

Individuals taking class of steroid medications at high risk for COVID-19

WASHINGTON—Individuals taking a class of steroid hormones called glucocorticoids for conditions such as asthma, allergies and arthritis on a routine basis may be unable to…

Updated : Mar 31, 2020 in Research Articles

Coconut oil reduces features of metabolic syndrome in obese females, animal study finds

WASHINGTON—Obese females that ate a small amount of coconut oil daily, even as part of a high-fat diet, had decreased features of metabolic syndrome, a…

Updated : Mar 31, 2020 in Research Articles

Wearable delivery device allows patients with type 2 diabetes to safely use more affordable insulin option

WASHINGTON—Adults with type 2 diabetes requiring insulin therapy can safely achieve good blood sugar control using regular human insulin (RHI) in a wearable, patch-like insulin…

Updated : Mar 31, 2020 in Research Articles

Artificial intelligence could help predict future diabetes cases

WASHINGTON—A type of artificial intelligence called machine learning can help predict which patients will develop diabetes, according to an ENDO 2020 abstract that will be…

Updated : Mar 30, 2020 in Research Articles

Loss of gland in eyelids may be a biomarker for elevated blood glucose in diabetes

WASHINGTON—In patients with diabetes, loss of the gland that helps lubricate the eye may be a sign of elevated blood glucose levels, according to research…

Updated : Mar 30, 2020 in Research Articles

Medtronic MiniMed 670G insulin pump allows “excellent” blood glucose control

WASHINGTON—Patients with type 1 diabetes who use Medtronic’s MiniMedTM 670G insulin pump system are able to maintain blood glucose levels in the targeted range over…

Updated : Mar 30, 2020 in Research Articles

Bariatric surgery before diabetes develops leads to greater weight loss

WASHINGTON—Obese patients may lose more weight if they undergo bariatric surgery before they develop diabetes, suggests a study accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020, the…

Updated : Mar 30, 2020 in Research Articles

Better controlled diabetes is associated with preserved cognitive function following stroke

WASHINGTON—Better glucose control can help people with diabetes who have a common type of stroke to preserve their cognitive function, according to a study accepted…

Updated : Mar 26, 2020 in Research Articles

Deleting a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising insulin-producing cells

MADISON, Wis. — Removing a gene from the cells that produce insulin prevents mice from developing Type 1 diabetes by sparing the cells an attack…

Updated : Mar 18, 2020 in Announcement

Virtual ENDO 2020 news conferences to highlight advances in technology, thyroid health

Researchers will discuss how artificial intelligence and drones are being incorporated into health care when they share the latest emerging science during the Endocrine Society’s…

Updated : Mar 13, 2020 in Feature

Reducing Kidney Failure Rate Among Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease

PHILADELPHIA — Diabetic kidney disease (DKD), which affects between 20 to 40 percent of people with diabetes, is a serious complication that can ultimately lead…

Updated : Mar 03, 2020 in Feature

THE LANCET FEATURES HEALTH PEOPLE’S NEW DIABETES PREVENTION REPORT

NEW YORK, March 3, 2020 –  The Online First edition of the upcoming April issue of The Lancet, one of the world’s leading medical journals,…

Updated : Feb 20, 2020 in Research Articles

Patients frequently refuse insulin therapy, delaying blood sugar control

Boston, MA -- Patients with type 2 diabetes who have high levels of blood sugar are at greater risk of serious complications such as chronic…

Updated : Feb 19, 2020 in Research Articles

The potentially deadly paradox of diabetes management

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Diabetes affects nearly 1 in 10 adults in the U.S., of these millions, more than 90% have Type 2 diabetes. Controlling blood…

Updated : Feb 13, 2020 in Feature

Comer Children’s and the Kovler Diabetes Center lead the way in monogenic diabetes care, research

How many types of diabetes are there? Most people have heard of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, which together account for most cases and…

Updated : Feb 12, 2020 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Discovers New Drug Combo to Induce High Rates of Human Beta Cell Regeneration

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have discovered a novel combination of two classes of drugs that, together, cause the highest…

Updated : Feb 11, 2020 in Feature

NEW REPORT: NEW YORK STATE’S $4 BILLION MEDICAID GAP FUELED BY HIGHEST-IN-NATION “EXCESS DIABETES COSTS”

NEW YORK, February 11, 2020 -- As Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s new Medicaid Redesign Team meets for the first time today, a new report, Wasted…

Updated : Feb 10, 2020 in Research Articles

Human Gut-in-a-Dish Model Helps Define ‘Leaky Gut,’ and Outline a Pathway to Treatment

Once a vague scapegoat for a variety of ills, increasing evidence suggests a condition known as “leaky gut” — in which microbes and other molecules…

Updated : Feb 06, 2020 in Research Articles

Drug to Improve Fetal Growth May Impair Baby’s Postnatal Blood Pressure, Sugar Levels

Rockville, Md. (February 6, 2020)—Research suggests that a drug recently assessed as a potential treatment for fetal growth restriction may cause high blood pressure and…

Updated : Feb 05, 2020 in Announcement

New president officially recognized at the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

Kellie Antinori-Lent, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES, FADCES was officially recognized last week at the meeting of the board of directors as the 2020 president…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

Researchers successfully test coin-sized smart insulin patch, potential diabetes treatment

UCLA bioengineers and colleagues at UNC School of Medicine and MIT have further developed a smart insulin-delivery patch that could one day monitor and manage…

Updated : Feb 04, 2020 in Research Articles

High-Tech Printing May Help Eliminate Painful Shots

Painful hypodermic needles may not be needed in the future to give shots, inject drugs and get blood samples. With 4D printing, Rutgers engineers have…

Updated : Jan 30, 2020 in Research Articles

Your gums reveal your diet

Sweet soft drinks and lots of sugar increase the risk of both dental cavities and inflammation of the gums - known as periodontal diseases -…

Updated : Jan 17, 2020 in Research Articles

Study: Neuron Found in Mice Could Have Implications for Effective Diet Drugs

Ever eaten something, gotten sick and then didn’t want to eat that food again because of how it made you feel? That’s because a signal…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Hohe Insulinkosten sind für Diabetespatienten lebensbedrohlich

ROCHESTER, Minnesota (USA) – Die am häufigsten verwendeten Formen von Insulin kosten in den USA 10-mal mehr als in jedem anderen Industrieland, wie aus einem…

Updated : Jan 14, 2020 in Research Articles

Custo elevado da insulina pode significar vida ou morte para pacientes diabéticos

ROCHESTER, Minnesota — As formas mais comumente usadas de insulina custam 10 vezes mais nos EUA que em qualquer outro país desenvolvido, de acordo com um…

Updated : Jan 09, 2020 in Research Articles

An Out-of-the-Box Attack on Diabetes

RICHLAND, Washington -- A protein newly identified as important in type 1 diabetes can delay onset of the disease in diabetic mice, providing a new…

Updated : Jan 07, 2020 in Research Articles

Genetic Differences Help Distinguish Type 1 Diabetes in Children from “Type 1.5” Diabetes in Adults

Philadelphia, January, 2020—A multi-center team of researchers led by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has discovered a genetic signature that could help distinguish an adult-onset…

Updated : Jan 03, 2020 in Policy

Costo elevado de la insulina conlleva implicaciones de vida o muerte para pacientes diabéticos

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: El costo de los tipos de insulina más frecuentemente usados es en Estados Unidos 10 veces mayor que en el resto de países…

Updated : Jan 02, 2020 in Research Articles

Diabetes can independently lead to heart failure, population study shows

Rochester, Minn. ― Heart problems are a common development for people with diabetes. In fact, about 33% of people in the U.S. admitted to the hospital…

Updated : Dec 31, 2019 in Feature

Reimagining your New Year’s resolutions

While the new year is a great time to reflect, reset and set new goals, making resolutions can also be stressful, especially for people with…

Updated : Dec 12, 2019 in Announcement

$1.7 M grant to Wayne State College of Engineering aims to improve oral delivery of insulin

DETROIT – Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin — a hormone that regulates blood sugar— or…

Updated : Dec 12, 2019 in Research Articles

First-ever quality measures aim to reduce diabetes complications

WASHINGTON—The Endocrine Society and Avalere Health introduced the first-ever quality measures to help healthcare providers assess how well they identify and care for older adults…

Updated : Dec 05, 2019 in Research Articles

Taming chronic inflammation may reduce illness, save lives

Scientists from 22 institutions, including UCLA, are recommending early diagnosis, prevention and treatment of severe chronic inflammation to reduce the risk of chronic disease and…

Updated : Nov 27, 2019 in Research Articles

Helper Protein Worsens Diabetic Eye Disease

In a recent study using mice, lab-grown human retinal cells and patient samples, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they found evidence of a new pathway…

Updated : Nov 20, 2019 in Research Articles

The cause of chewy chicken meat

University of Delaware researchers have discovered that lipoprotein lipase, an enzyme crucial for fat metabolism, may be contributing to wooden breast syndrome in broiler chickens.Wooden…

Updated : Nov 20, 2019 in Research Articles

Sexual dysfunction common in Type 1 Diabetes patients, study says

A recent study published in Muscle & Nerve explored the prevalence of male sexual dysfunction in type 1 diabetes. Written by Ana Calzada-Reyes of Havana,…

Updated : Nov 20, 2019 in Research Articles

Prior exposure to pollutants could underlie increased diabetes risk of Indian immigrants

In 2004, the United Nations Stockholm Convention banned the production and use of many persistent organic pollutants (POPs), such as dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and polychlorinated biphenyls…

Updated : Nov 19, 2019 in Research Articles

People with type 1 diabetes still struggle with blood sugar control despite continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)

Some continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) alarm features and settings may achieve better blood sugar control for people with type 1 diabetes, according to a study…

Updated : Nov 15, 2019 in Announcement

Participants Sought for National Trial to Test Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle

(CHICAGO) – One-third of Americans have metabolic syndrome – up from one-quarter just ten years ago and it is underdiagnosed. Metabolic syndrome is a bundle…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Research Articles

Estudio de Mayo Clinic descubre que hombres y mujeres tienen diferente percepción de su propia salud

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Un estudio de Mayo Clinic publicado en American Journal of Health Behavior (Revista Americana sobre Conductas de Salud) investiga las diferencias entre hombres…

Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Research Articles

Researchers discover a new way in which insulin interacts with its receptor

Since the discovery of insulin nearly 100 years ago, scientists have explored how it interacts with its receptor with the goal of improving the ability…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researcher’s Examine the Metabolic Effects of an Oral Blood Cancer Drug

Contact: Kathryn Ullman                     Mount Sinai Press Office                     646-398-2065                     [email protected]   Mount Sinai Researcher’s Examine the Metabolic Effects of an Oral Blood Cancer…

Updated : Nov 11, 2019 in Research Articles

Teaching Preschool Caregivers about Healthy Behaviors May Promote Healthier Lifestyle in Some High-Risk Groups

EMBARGOED: November 11, 5am EST    Contact:  Ilana Nikravesh                Mount Sinai Press Office           …

Updated : Nov 06, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Novel Method to Identify Patterns Among Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions

Contact: Lucia LeeMount Sinai Press [email protected] Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Novel Method to Identify Patterns Among Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions (New York, NY –…

Updated : Oct 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Cumulative environmental exposures increase diabetes risk in rural populations

University of Illinois at Chicago researchers are the first to show that cumulative environmental exposures affect rural and urban populations differently when it comes to…

Updated : Oct 28, 2019 in Announcement

AADE and AANP Partner to Increase Adoption of Professional Continuous Glucose Monitoring Programs

The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) have partnered to release a new tool kit that guides…

Updated : Oct 25, 2019 in Research Articles

New grant will explore popular app functions for telecoaching people with disabilities and diabetes

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Mohanraj Thirumalai, Ph.D., has received a three-year National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research grant to investigate and develop an artificial intelligence-assisted telecoaching…