Educators must address weight reduction in diabetes management
Many adults with diabetes also have overweight or obesity. Although the mechanisms underlying the connection between diabetes and adiposity are not fully understood, experts point to insulin resistance induced by excess weight as the cause of elevated blood glucose levels. Source: Educators must address weight reduction in diabetes Read more
Insulin patch proves effective for adults with type 2 diabetes
An insulin patch can safely provide similarly effective glycemic management in adults with type 2 diabetes compared with a standard insulin pen, according to findings published in Diabetes Read more
Implementation of Basal–Bolus Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Bolus Insulin Delivery Using an Insulin Patch with an Insulin Pen
Barriers to mealtime insulin include complexity, fear of injections, and lifestyle interference. This multicenter, randomized controlled trial evaluated efficacy, safety, and self-reported outcomes in adults with type 2 diabetes, inadequately controlled on basal insulin, initiating and managing mealtime insulin with a wearable patch versus an insulin pen. Source: Implementation of Basal–Bolus Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes:... Read more Read more
Could an Anti-Malarial Be an Adjunctive T2D Therapy?
Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ, Plaquenil) might be a candidate as adjunctive therapy in type 2 diabetes, researchers reported here. Source: Could an Anti-Malarial Be an Adjunctive T2D Read more
Parkinson’s Disease: Nutrition Matters
People with PD are at increased risk for malnutrition; yet, with attention to diet, you will feel better, ward off nutrition-related diseases, and prevent hospitalization. A stay in the Read more
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With T2DM
 Men and women with type 2 diabetes (T2D) have an increased risk for overall cancer and some site-specific cancers, according to a study published online May 9 in the Journal of Read more
MAP: Just a Suspect or Proven Perp in Crohn’s?
Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) is under investigation as a cause of the growing global prevalence of Crohn’s disease (CD). Found in meat, milk, Read more
Another Benefit From Bariatric Surgery
More than half of obese patients with urinary incontinence had improvement or resolution of the problem following bariatric surgery, according to a study reported here. Source: Another Benefit From Bariatric Read more
‘Obesity paradox’ present in heart attack-related mortality
Adults admitted to the hospital for acute myocardial infarction who are categorized as having underweight may be at a higher mortality risk than those with other weight statuses, including Read more
Can Prescription Drugs Cause Weight Gain? 
A list of common prescription drugs that may lead to weight gain. Source: Can Prescription Drugs Cause Weight Gain? – Read more