Diabetes

Gut hormone can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease

A new epidemiological study from Lund University and Skåne University Hospital in Sweden shows that there is a connection between high levels of the gastrointestinal hormone GIP in the blood, and an elevated risk of cardiovascular ...

Medical research

Fat droplets play surprise role in metabolism

In suspense novels, the most unassuming character sometimes turns out to be a mastermind, influencing events without attracting attention. That same storyline may be afoot in cells as well: an unglamorous fat-storing droplet ...

Health

Missing medication doses can bring serious consequences

According to the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, 7.7 million Pennsylvanians live with at least one chronic health condition, such as diabetes, asthma, heart failure, hypertension or high cholesterol. Yet an alarming ...

Cardiology

Diabetes and heart attack is a particularly risky combination

After a heart attack, patients with diabetes are at greater risk of heart failure and subsequent death than those without diabetes, according to late breaking results from the FAST-MI registry presented today at ESC Congress ...

Diabetes

Motivational text messages help patients with diabetes

A low-cost text-messaging programme improves blood sugar control in patients with diabetes and coronary heart disease. That's the finding of the CHAT-DM randomised trial reported today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the ...

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