Diabetes

Trending Medical and health breaking news Diabetes Care Often Fails Rural, Minority Patients

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Diabetes Care Typically Fails Rural, Minority Sufferers

Like real estate, the quality of diabetes care comes down to “location, location, location,” a large cohort study led by a team from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, has found. Adults with diabetes who live in rural areas, as well as those who live in areas of socioeconomic disadvantage, were much less likely to achieve optimal…

Trending Medical and health breaking news New ADA Care Standards in Diabetes; FDA Clears AI-Based Diagnostic; Cannabis and T1D

Trending Medical and well being breaking information New ADA Care Requirements in Diabetes; FDA Clears AI-Primarily based Diagnostic; Hashish and T1D

It’s that time of year again: the American Diabetes Association released its annual Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, with new updates on managing diabetes and prediabetes. (Diabetes Care) Although childhood obesity rates were already steadily rising before, the COVID-19 pandemic only seemed to accelerate this trend in Massachusetts. (JAMA Pediatrics) The FDA cleared Koios…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Digital HTN, Diabetes Monitoring Program a Boon for Patients

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Digital HTN, Diabetes Monitoring Program a Boon for Sufferers

A digital health program for hypertension and diabetes was associated with improved patient outcomes, a clinical pharmacist reported. While 26% of hypertension patients receiving usual care achieved blood pressure control after 6 months, 75% of those in the digital health program met that goal in the same time frame in 2019, Heather Aaron, PharmD, of…

Trending Medical and health breaking news What People With Diabetes Should Know About Caffeine

Trending Medical and health breaking news What People With Diabetes Should Know About Caffeine

Does caffeine affect blood sugar?Answer From M. Regina Castro, M.D.The average U.S. adult drinks about two 8-ounce (240-milliliter) cups of coffee a day, which can contain around 280 milligrams of caffeine. For most young, healthy adults, caffeine doesn’t appear to noticeably affect blood sugar (glucose) levels, and having up to 400 milligrams a day appears…