Tag: Diabetes

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Public health experts fear devastating impact of flu and COVID-19 on vulnerable adults

New call to action highlights dual threat of influenza and COVID-19 for US adults with chronic health conditions Washington, DC (October 15, 2020) — The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) issued a new Call to Action report detailing the risks of co-infection with influenza (flu) and COVID-19 […]

#EASD2020 Housing instability linked with poor diabetes control, suggests US study

Among people with type 2 diabetes, a change of address should be used as an opportunity to screen for housing and other social needs, researchers say. Moving once a year or more is linked with poor glycaemic (blood sugar) control in people with type 2 diabetes, according to a […]

#EASD2020 HIV drugs could prevent diabetes, study suggests

A group of drugs used to treat HIV and hepatitis B could be repurposed to prevent type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. Researchers found that patients taking the drugs had a 33% lower risk of developing diabetes. The scientists say that the risk reduction makes sense based […]

Research Team Awarded Nearly $3 Million NIH Grant for Major Study of Medically Tailored Meal Delivery Program

Community Servings, Massachusetts General Hospital and University of North Carolina Partner on Clinical Trial of ‘Food is Medicine’ Intervention for Patients with Diabetes BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2020 – A “food is medicine” research partnership of Community Servings, Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine today announced […]

#EASD2020 COVID-19 and diabetes: what is the evidence?

In the COVID-19 special session taking place at the online Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), Prof. Juliana Chan, (The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China) will look at the evidence on the devastating […]

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