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Nutrition Cut Added Sugars to 10% or Less, says WHO

Cut Added Sugars to 10% or Less, says WHO

The world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just 6 to 12 teaspoons per day, according to WHO.

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International Cardiovascular Disease Risk Equation

International Cardiovascular Disease Risk Equation

Risk equation can be recalibrated for application in different countries; good discrimination in validations.

Antibiotics Linked to Higher Risk of Diabetes

Antibiotics Linked to Higher Risk of Diabetes

Data on 1 million people suggest a higher risk of the illness linked to changes in gut microbes.

3 Key Aspects of 2015 Diabetes Standards

3 Key Aspects of 2015 Diabetes Standards

2015 Standards for Diabetes Care focus on ethnic differences in risk, BP targets and treatment goals.

Cut Added Sugars to 10% or Less, says WHO

Cut Added Sugars to 10% or Less, says WHO

The world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just 6 to 12 teaspoons per day, according to WHO.

Why Generic Insulin Is Not Available

Why Generic Insulin Is Not Available

Insulin has evolved through incremental improvements, with innovations in safety and efficacy, leading to renewable patents.

Improve Insulin Pump Safety, Say U.S. and European Researchers

Improve Insulin Pump Safety, Say U.S. and European Researchers

Researchers say regulators should require more from insulin pump manufacturing companies and gather more data on long-term use.

Americans Taking Steps to Reduce Dietary Sodium

Americans Taking Steps to Reduce Dietary Sodium

53% taking action to reduce sodiu. Those receiving medical advice to reduce sodium intake appeared more willing to take action.

Vitamin D Linked to Diabetes, Not Obesity

Vitamin D Linked to Diabetes, Not Obesity

Vitamin D levels are diminished in people with prediabetes and diabetes, independent of body mass index (BMI).

Unusual CKD Identified in Salvadoran Women

Unusual CKD Identified in Salvadoran Women

In a study, 6.6% of women had CKD that could not be attributed to diabetes, hypertension, or glomerulopathy.

Statins Tied to Decreased Insulin Sensitivity, Secretion

Statins Tied to Decreased Insulin Sensitivity, Secretion

Large Finnish study found a nearly 50% increase in DM for people taking statins

Fistula Use Increasing in U.S. Dialysis Population

Fistula Use Increasing in U.S. Dialysis Population

Still, approximately 70% of patients initiate dialysis with a catheter.

Never Share Diabetes Pens, FDA Warns

Never Share Diabetes Pens, FDA Warns

Even if the needle is changed, diabetes pens may harbor traces of blood on other parts.

Avoid 3 Risk Factors, Live 10 More Heart Healthy Years

Avoid 3 Risk Factors, Live 10 More Heart Healthy Years

Avoid obesity, hypertension, diabetes and live up to 13 more years without congestive heart failure, study suggests.

Mild CKD and Tight Glucose Control Increase Risks in Diabetics

Mild CKD and Tight Glucose Control Increase Risks in Diabetics

Intense glycemic control was significantly linked to higher risks of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality

Sleep Apnea Hinders Glucose Control in Untreated Diabetes

Sleep Apnea Hinders Glucose Control in Untreated Diabetes

Association between obstructive sleep apnea severity and glucose control in patients with untreated versus treated diabetes