How can estrogen help control type 2 diabetes?

Related video Why study the metabolic effect of estrogen? Foxo1 mediates estrogen’s metabolic effects Therapeutic and dietary implications New research finds that estrogen improves insulin sensitivity and details the mechanism behind this effect. The findings have a “profound impact on our understanding of obesity and diabetes, as well as potential dietary interventions,” say the researchers. […]

FDA authorizes new interoperable insulin pump for children, adults with diabetes

Related video The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the Tandem Diabetes Care t:Slim X2 insulin pump with interoperable technology (interoperable t:Slim X2) for delivering insulin under the skin for children and adults with diabetes. This new type of insulin pump, referred to as an alternate controller enabled (ACE) infusion pump, or […]

Health Tip: Treating Dry Eye

Related video All News Consumer Pro New Drugs Pipeline Clinical Trials FDA Alerts More — Dry eye syndrome occurs when your eyes do not make enough tears. As adults get older, they are more likely to have medical conditions that trigger dry eye, such as autoimmune diseases, diabetes, stroke and thyroid problems, the AARP says. […]

UVA researcher to present updates on new artificial pancreas at AAAS Annual Meeting

Related video A University of Virginia School of Medicine researcher will provide updates on a UVA-developed artificial pancreas – including early results from a nationwide clinical trial – during a presentation at the AAAS Annual Meeting. The presentation from Boris Kovatchev, PhD, director of the UVA Center for Diabetes Technology, is scheduled for 1:30-2 p.m. […]