Diabetes

New study shows signs of Alzheimer’s treatment with diabetes drug

A new study finds that people with Alzheimer's disease who also took antidiabetes medication exhibited fewer molecular markers of the neurological condition.

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Speaking up: tech firms and AARP partner on voice tech for seniors

Two voice technology startups are partnering with AARP to personalize care for older patients with diabetes.

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Assisted living center accused of moving resident to homeless shelter

Ronald Anderson says he was recently kicked out of the nursing facility and was dropped off in front of the Union Rescue Mission in downtown Los Angeles with just his wheelchair. 

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Healthcare wearable device may be able to detect diabetes

Wearable devices can be used to detect the early signs of diabetes using an artificial intelligence (AI) network called DeepHeart and developed by Cardiogram, a study has found.

 
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How stress can cause weight gain in women

Researchers found stressful events can be linked to obesity, which is associated with several chronic illnesses. 

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ADA releases 2018 diabetes care guidelines

Many of the new care recommendations involve adults with hypertension or cardiovascular disease as well as diabetes.

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High glucose levels and Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers have found a connection between how the brain breaks down glucose and onset of Alzheimer’s disease. 

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Chronic disease communication lacking

A majority of seniors have multiple chronic conditions—and a majority of Medicare plan members say plans don’t help proactively manage them, a new survey finds.  

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New pharmacy approaches to diabetes management

Pharmacists are adopting adherence programs, collaborating with the clinical care team and reviewing new industry guidelines to maintain blood sugar levels and keep comorbidities in check.

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CDC: Diabetes rates on the rise

Why the next big chronic disease challenge for skilled nursing facilities could be diabetes.

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