Type 2 Diabetes

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CDC maps its 50-state battle against antibiotic resistance with success stories ... Geriatric nurses in emergency departments reduce likelihood of inpatient admission ... Utah researchers develop app to get Type 2 diabetics moving

Low-intensity workouts help wound healing for diabetics

Low-intensity workouts help wound healing for diabetics

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Low-power exercise may be the key to speeding wound healing rates in patients with diabetes, a new study suggests.

Weight control program may help reverse Type 2 diabetes

Weight control program may help reverse Type 2 diabetes

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Type 2 diabetes can be reversed following an intensive weight management program even six years post-diagnosis.

Also in the News for Thursday, Dec. 21

New FDA rule tosses hand sanitizers with Triclosan from healthcare settings ... Promoting social interaction could prevent or treat Type 2 diabetes ... Nursing home patients often subjected to screenings that lead to invasive, unwarranted treatment

Researchers find link between Alzheimer's and diabetes

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Researchers say they are getting closer to proving that Alzheimer's disease and Type 2 diabetes might be one illness.

Diabetes—obesity drug to be created

Diabetes—obesity drug to be created

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U.S. pharmacy giant Eli Lilly and Company and Denmark's Zealand Pharma are working on new treatments for type 2 diabetes and obesity, the companies announced.

Personalized approach tames diabetes

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An individualized approach to diabetes treatment results in dramatically better results in adults over age 70 with Type 2 diabetes, a new study finds.

AGS reverses aspirin vote

AGS reverses aspirin vote

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Elderly people with type 2 diabetes should not take aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to draft guidelines from the American Geriatrics Society. This reverses its previous recommendation.

American Geriatrics Society reverses recommendation on elderly diabetics' aspirin use

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Elderly people with type 2 diabetes should not take aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease, according to draft guidelines from the American Geriatrics Society. The organization reversed its previous recommendation on aspirin usage in its recently updated "Guidelines for Improving the Care of the Older Adult with Diabetes Mellitus."

Some diabetics can take insulin right before meals, study finds

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Individuals with type 2 diabetes can eat immediately after injecting insulin without compromising their blood sugar level, according to a recently published study in the journal Diabetes Care.

FDA approves three treatments for diabetes

FDA approves three treatments for diabetes

Takeda announced that the FDA has approved Nesina (alogliptin), Oseni (alogliptin and Pioglitazone), and Kazano (alogliptin and metformin HCl) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults as adjuncts to diet and exercise

Type 2 diabetics more likely to develop UTIs, research finds

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People with type 2 diabetes are more likely than non-diabetics to develop urinary tract infections, a British study recently found.

Overactive bladder is prevalent in older adults with type 2 diabetes, study finds

Overactive bladder (OAB) is prevalent in older adults with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.