Sleep duration, efficiency linked to inpatient hyperglycemia
6 hours ago
(HealthDay)—For hospitalized patients, additional sleep and increased sleep efficiency correlate with lower odds of hyperglycemia and impaired fasting glucose, according to research published online Nov. 30 in Diabetes ...
New test to identify obese women at high risk of developing diabetes in pregnancy
8 hours ago
In 2014, around seven million women in the UK were classified as obese. By 2025, it is expected to affect 1 in 5 women in the world. Obesity is a major risk factor for gestational diabetes, increasing the likelihood of the ...
Role of protein in pancreatic secretion suggests potential method for treating diabetes
12 hours ago
Movement of secretory molecules, such as hormones and digestive enzymes, out of the cell is known as exocytosis. This process is guided by SNARE proteins, which help the fusion of secretory vesicles with the plasma membrane. ...
Copeptin levels associated with renal and cardiac disease in type 1 diabetes patients
18 hours ago
Type 1 diabetes patients with elevated albumin in their urine had three times the risk of life-threatening kidney and cardiac disease as those with normal levels, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz ...
Is 12 minutes of exercise all that is needed to fight diabetes?
Dec 07, 2016
A University of Queensland researcher is trialling a 12-minute exercise plan that aims to fight type 2 diabetes in a flash.
Low thromboembolism risk for contraceptive use in diabetes
Dec 06, 2016
(HealthDay)—For women with diabetes who are using hormonal contraception, the absolute risk of thromboembolism is low, with the lowest rates seen with use of intrauterine and subdermal contraceptives, according to a study ...
Hispanic adults with diabetes could benefit from peer support interventions
Dec 06, 2016
Diabetes is a global health problem that disproportionally affects individuals of ethnic and racial minorities. Minorities are more likely to experience complications from the disease, and the death rate from diabetes among ...
Functionally ID'd variants in HNF1A linked to diabetes risk
Dec 05, 2016
(HealthDay)—Functionally characterized variants in hepatocyte nuclear factor-1a (HNF1A) genes, which are associated with maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY3), are strongly associated with diabetes, according to ...
Incidence of hospitalization for hypoglycemia decreasing
Dec 03, 2016
(HealthDay)—For patients with type 1 diabetes, the incidence of hospitalization for hypoglycemia (HH) decreased over time in Denmark, with an 8.4 percent annual decrease, according to a study published online Nov. 29 in ...
Low-carb diet may aid your metabolism
Dec 02, 2016
(HealthDay)—Eating low-carbohydrate meals may lead to healthy changes in a woman's metabolism that don't occur when consuming higher-carbohydrate meals, a small study suggests.