Tag: Diabetes

National Kidney Foundation and Labcorp Data Show Millions Aren’t Tested for Kidney Disease

Authors studied lab results for 28 million Americans with the highest risk and found most are not getting recommended tests to detect life-threatening disease NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — New data suggest that millions of patients most at-risk for life-threatening kidney disease are unaware they have it because […]

Potential impact of post-Brexit trade deals on obesity and diabetes

Last week saw the publication of the government-commissioned National Food Strategy—an independent report led by restaurateur Henry Dimbleby which outlined how the country’s food system and our diets need to change to meet health, climate and nature targets. Here, Kingston University associate professor in nutrition Dr. Hilda Mulrooney, […]

#ADA2021 Diabetes Shown As Strongest Indicator Of Covid-19 Severity In Japanese Patients

New study points to diabetes management as critical factor in improving patient outcomes during pandemic outbreaks WASHINGTON, June 25, 2021 – Findings of a new study show diabetes was the main risk factor for the accelerated advancement to a severe state in Japanese COVID-19 patients. Results of the retrospective analysis […]

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#ADA2021 Unmanaged diabetes associated with greater covid-19 severity

Study shows diabetes patients not taking medication experienced longer hospitalization and recovery with greatest toll among Latinx populations WASHINGTON, DC (June 25, 2021) – A new study reveals unmanaged diabetes is a key factor in COVID-19 severity and complications, particularly among Hispanic and Latinx populations. Findings of the retrospective study […]

Integrating social determinants of health can help reduce blood pressure in diabetic or hypertensive patients

While cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death globally, new research led by NYU Grossman School of Medicine and Moi University School of Medicine (Kenya) found that addressing and incorporating social determinants of health (such as poverty and social isolation) in the clinical management of blood […]

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