Stimulant Potentially Dangerous to Health, FDA Warns
dietary supplements containing dimethylamylamine (DMAA) are no longer distributed or available for sale to consumers Read more on FDA.gov
Breast Cancer Death Risk Falls With Low-Fat Diet
Women who consumed a balanced diet and reduced fat intake did not significantly lower their risk of developing breast cancer but were less likely to die of breast cancer, data from Read more
Patient Hurt by Do-It-Yourself Artificial Pancreas Prompts FDA Warning
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned diabetics against building their own artificial pancreas system to help control blood sugar levels after a patient using one suffered an Read more on Bloomberg
Folic acid supplements show potential as ‘novel’ protective measure for gestational diabetes
Women who take at least 400 µg per day of folic acid supplements before they become pregnant may be at lower risk for the development of gestational diabetes, according to findings Read more on Healio
How to help your child eat healthily
A key part of the city's strategy for tackling obesity was a focus on pre-school children and offering parents classes in how to encourage their children to be Read more on BBC
To control blood sugar, set strict meal times
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The 500 Insulin Rule (aka 450 Rule)
The 500 Rule (aka 450 Rule) is a great way to estimate how many grams of carbohydrate will be covered by one unit of Humalog or Novolog Read more on DIABETESNET
A Third of Type 1 Diabetes is Misdiagnosed as Type 2 in the Over 30s
A new study shows that 38 percent of patients with type 1 diabetes occurring after age 30 were initially treated as type 2 diabetes (without Read more on Science Daily
Exercise Boosts Memory in Patients With Heart Failure
Two-thirds of patients with heart failure have cognitive problems, according to research presented at EuroHeartCare 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology. Read more
A capsule tricks your stomach into feeling full
A new capsule was recently cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration to help adults who are overweight or obese shed some pounds when used along with diet and exercise, according to the biotechnology company Gelesis, which developed the product. Source: A capsule tricks your stomach into feeling full; could it treat Read more
Celiac Disease 101 — Get the Facts!
Celiac disease is a hereditary autoimmune intestinal disorder that affects both children and adults. Overview of symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. Source: Celiac Disease 101 — Get the Read more
Insulin Patch
Insulin patches are currently an experimental form of insulin delivery that are at an early stage of research. Source: Insulin Read more
Parkinson’s Disease: Nutrition Matters
A stay in the hospital can be costly, traumatic, and painful, but for those with PD, there are additional Read the PDF
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With Type 2 Diabetes
 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 Diabetes. 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 Read more