Tag Archives: DIABETICS

Gastric bypass surgery tied to diabetes remission

03 March, 2019 11:05 am 11:05 am

COPENHAGEN (Reuters ) – Three in four obese people with diabetes who had a common type of weight-loss operation called Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) experienced remission of their diabetes within a year after surgery, a Danish study found. Five years later, 27 percent of the people who achieved remission had relapsed, the study also found. … Read More

Blood sugar tied to fracture risk in type 1 diabetes

02 February, 2019 11:11 am 11:11 am

LONDON (Reuters ) – People with type 1 diabetes are more likely to break a bone when their average blood sugar levels are dangerously high, a large study suggests. Researchers examined data on more than 47,000 people with diabetes, including 3,329 with type 1, the less common form, which typically develops in childhood or young … Read More

Eli Lilly’s diabetes drug shows promise in mid-stage trial

10 October, 2018 3:51 pm 3:51 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Eli Lilly and Co said on Thursday data from mid-stage trial of its experimental diabetes drug showed clinically meaningful blood sugar reduction and weight loss in people with type 2 diabetes. Data from the six-month study showed that the drug significantly reduced blood sugar levels by up to 2.4 percent and … Read More

Cancer risk with diabetes is higher for women than men

08 August, 2018 10:23 am 10:23 am

SYDNEY (Reuters ) – People with diabetes are more likely to develop certain cancers than those without the condition, and a new analysis suggests that the increased risk is greater for women than for men. Diabetes and obesity, one of the main causes of the most common form of the disease, are both independent risk … Read More