Category Archives: Specialty

Diabetes Health Pharmacist: Experimental Drug Against Hepatitis C Slows Down Zika Virus Infection in Mice

Virologists from KU Leuven, Belgium, have shown that an experimental antiviral drug against hepatitis C slows down the development of Zika in mice. The research team was led by Professor Johan Neyts from the Laboratory of Virology and Chemotherapy.
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Research Report News Podcast: Pre-Pregnancy Smoking & Excess Weight Linked to Heavier Kids

British researchers have found that there are two key explanations as to why poor children are more often obese or overweight than other children – mothers who smoke during pregnancy and mothers who are overweight before pregnancy. These … Read More

Recent Research News Podcast: Gestational Diabetes & Hypertension Increase Diabetes Risk

Researchers have found that Chinese women who had both hypertension and gestational diabetes during pregnancy were significantly more likely to develop type 2 diabetes or prediabetes later than other women. This includes women with gestational… Read More

Recent Research News Podcast: FDA Approves Metformin for Patients with Kidney Impairments

The FDA has recently approved expanded labeling for diabetes drugs containing metformin. The new labels will now indicate that these medications can be used by some patients living with reduced kidney function. This change came after numerous… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Early Intervention is Critical for Treating Diabetic Foot Ulcers

An audit of diabetic patients with foot ulcers has shown that early intervention is crucial for treating the condition. The treatment and outcomes of close to 5,000 patients with diabetic foot ulcers were recently examined. It was found that… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Exercise Reduces Gestational Diabetes Risk

A new study has shown that Chinese women who participated in moderate or high levels of exercise during pregnancy had significantly reduced risks of gestational diabetes. This was compared to women who sat at home for extended periods of time… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: New Guidelines Released for Diabetic Foot Care

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Three medical groups have recently released evidence-based guidelines with information on how to manage a diabetic’s foot.

The Society for Vascular Medicine, the American Podiatric Medical… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Poor Type 2 Metabolic Profile Linked to Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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Researchers from the University of Florida at Gainesville recently examined the metabolic profiles of people with type 2 diabetes who also had nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). This study … Read More