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World Diabetes Day - Access to Diabetes Care - If Not Now, When?

2021 14 Nov

14 November is World Diabetes Day. This year, the focus of the World Diabetes Day Campaign is Access to Diabetes Care - If Not Now, When?   Millions of people around the world do not have access to diabetes care. People with diabetes require ongoing care and support, but many have to wait for medicine, technologies and care. There is thus a need... Read more

IMAGING Management

Deep Learning with Whole-body MRI Recognises Diabetes

2021 30 Oct

Obesity is associated with diabetes, but there are metabolically healthy individuals with excess body fat and others with normal body weight who develop insulin resistance.  The key risk factor is fat distribution.  Individuals who accumulate deep abdominal and visceral fat are more likely to develop insulin resistance than individuals with subcutaneous... Read more

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Association Between BMI and Risk of Diabetes

2021 20 Jul

The incidence of obesity and diabetes has been increasing at an alarming rate in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). According to latest figures, of the 463 million people with diabetes worldwide, nearly 79% live in LMICs. Despite these figures, there is very little data to guide clinicians and health systems as to how to determine which individuals... Read more

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Clinical Importance and Biochemical Role of iMg in Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and COVID-19

2021 06 May

Speakers K. Kisters, MD Med Clinic I, St. Anna Hospital, ESH Excellence Centre Herne, Germany Taylor Wallace, PhD Think Healthy Group, Washington, DC, USA; Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, George Mason University, Find Nova Biomedical On Social Media   Read more

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Two-Thirds COVID-19 Hospitalisations Due to Four Conditions

2021 02 Mar

Findings from a new study show that a majority of adult COVID-19 hospitalisations are attributable to one of four pre-existing conditions. These include obesity, hypertension, diabetes and heart failure, in that order. The study is published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers used a mathematical simulation to estimate... Read more

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New Wireless Device Can Help Combat Obesity

2021 20 Jan

Researchers from Texas A&M University have developed a medical device that could help with weight loss and that requires a simple operative procedure for implantation. This could be an alternative option for people who struggle with obesity or have serious health-related issues because of their weight.  Gastric bypass surgery is usually the last... Read more

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#RSNA2020: Diabetes, Hypertension Increase Risk of COVID-19 Brain Complications

2020 23 Nov

Some patients with COVID-19 are at higher risk of neurological complications like bleeding in the brain and stroke, according to a study being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The researchers said these potentially life-threatening findings were more common in patients with hypertension and diabetes.... Read more

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Non-Communicable Disease Countdown 2030

2020 18 Sep

Premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) still occur on a frightening scale in many parts of the world. NCDs have several social, environmental, behavioural, nutritional, and clinical determinants. Many of the nations beset with NCD and premature deaths tend to have other problems including poverty, lack of access to healthcare, lack... Read more