AI system rivals human screeners for identifying diabetic retinopathy
An artificial intelligence screening device accurately identified potential cases of diabetic retinopathy, according to findings published in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. “With Read more
Weight Loss Cuts Hospital Stays for Obese TKA Patients
Shedding 20 lbs before knee replacement tied to better outcomes Article from: medpagetoday.com , Weight Loss Cuts Hospital Stays for Obese TKA Read more
Meta-Analysis Suggests Top Constipation Treatments
But commentator says true head-to-head trials may be more instructive Article from : medpagetoday.com Meta-Analysis Suggests Top Constipation Read more
Drop the Pop: Soda Tied to Higher Risk of Early Death
Whether you call it soda, pop or a soft drink, a new study’s findings suggest it would be better for your health to drink water instead. Article from: Healthday.com, Drop the Pop: Read more
Study investigates how dietary fat can affect insulin dosing in type 1 diabetes – Diabetes
In both the USA and UK, people with type 1 diabetes are recommended to adjust insulin for dietary fat. It is known that combining fat with carbohydrate at meals can slow how quickly food is Read more
SGLT2 Inhibitors Protect Against Kidney Failure in Diabetics
An analysis of CREDENCE, EMPA-REG, the CANVAS Program, and DECLARE-TIMI 58 found SGLT2 inhibitor use reduced dialysis, transplantation, or death due to kidney disease by 33%.  Article Read more
5 Supplements That Scientists Actually Take
We want to know which supplements are worth our attention (and money) so six scientists — experts in everything from public health to exercise physiology — were asked to name a Read more
Diabetes Control Has Stalled Across U.S.
U.S. adults with diabetes are no more likely to meet disease control targets than they were in 2005, a new study finds. Article from: Healthday.com, Diabetes Control Has Stalled Across Read more
Role of Nutrition in Rheumatoid Arthrtis Management
By Cheryl Koch, CNSD Updated by Rebecca Manno, MD, MHS 5/11/15 Introduction A Healthy Diet Malnutrition Food Hypersensitivities and Their Link to RA Is Fasting Effective for Treating Read more
Healthiest lifestyle can reduce diabetes risk by 75%
Adults who practice a combination of healthy lifestyle factors, such as not smoking, avoiding alcohol, participating in physical activity and maintaining a normal weight, are 75% less Read more
Educational text messages improve glycemic control in CHD, diabetes
PARIS — Patients with CHD and diabetes who received frequent educational and motivational text messages for glycemic control in addition to standard care had a greater reduction in Read more
How much fat per day is healthy? 
Healthy fat is in, but how much fat per day is it safe to eat without going overboard? Here’s what nutrition experts have to say. Article from Well and Good : How much fat per day is Read more
BMD loss fails to recover after weight regain among older adults
In a cohort of older adults who lost weight while participating in a lifestyle program, both those who went on to maintain their weight loss and those who regained weight after the program Read more
Peanut sublingual immunotherapy safe, effective for kids
Researchers demonstrated that long-term use of sublingual immunotherapy, or SLIT, was an effective and safe option to treat peanut allergy in children aged 1 to 11 years, according to Read more
Plant-based foods play a growing role on foodservice menus
Foodservice companies such as Sodexo and Aramark are making more menu items out of plants. Article from SmartBrief: Plant-based foods play a growing role on foodservice Read more
Sodexo, Knorr Focus On Sustainability With Future 50 Menu
They’ve all got something in common — they’re more nutritious and leave less of a carbon footprint than the short list of foods Americans are eating most often. Article from Read more
Ready to Lose Weight? Here’s Your 7-Day 1,500-Calorie Diet Meal Plan | Livestrong.com
Cutting calories is an important step to make if weight loss is your goal. Here’s your ultimate 1,500-calorie diet meal plan that’s both healthy and effective. Livestrong.com :  Ready to Lose Weight? Here’s Your 7-Day 1,500-Calorie Diet Meal Read more
Only 1 in 5 patients with diabetes has ‘good’ foot care
Only about one in five patients with diabetic foot diseases in Turkey engaged in what researchers called “good” foot care, according to findings published in Primary Care Diabetes. Read more
Add-on nutritional supplements show potential for mental disorders
Data from a large meta-review published in World Psychiatry suggested that some nutritional supplements provided efficacious adjunctive treatment for specific mental disorders in certain Read more
Peripheral Neuropathy ,10 Things You Need to Know
Life with peripheral neuropathy can be filled with unknowns – especially for those of us whose symptoms or diagnoses are relatively new. Navigating this new life with a painful condition can be (and most often is) overwhelming and frustrating. From bothersome symptoms like lack of muscle control to debilitating ones such as sharp, stabbing pains…... Read more Read more
Do collagen supplements work? A scientist splits fact from fiction.
Collagen products are popping up everywhere — in skin creams, dietary supplements, and even drinks. Because our bodies begin to lose collagen in our 20s, skin creams and treatments made Read more
Instagram posts that promote weight loss will be hidden from users under 18
Influencers promoting diet teas, supplements and certain cosmetic surgeries may have their posts hidden or removed completely Article from CBS News: Instagram posts that promote weight loss Read more
Obesity linked with chronic diarrhea
Patients with obesity are at greater risk for chronic diarrhea, and the association grew stronger as BMI increased, according to the results of a nationally representative survey. Sarah Read more
Investigators Present New Heart Failure Nutrition Guidelines
At the annual meeting dedicated to heart failure, investigators present nutritional recommendations for patients, which includes dietary consultations, bariatric surgery, and a reduction in Read more
No patients with prediabetes referred to prevention program
None of the more than 1,400 patients with prediabetes were formally referred to the CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program, according to findings recently published in the Journal of Read more
Menarche, menopause, oral contraceptives influence type 2 diabetes risk
Early age at menarche, early age at menopause and the use of oral contraceptives can increase the risk for developing type 2 diabetes by as much as 33%, according to study data presented at Read more
Weight loss from vegan diet influenced by gut microbiota
Adults who ate a vegan diet lost more weight and experienced improved insulin sensitivity compared with those who maintained regular dietary habits, and effects of the diet on the gut Read more
Is intensive weight loss harmful in some patients? 
A post hoc analysis of the Look AHEAD trial showed that intensive weight loss interventions can reduce CV events in some patients with type 2 diabetes, but they may also have a detrimental Read more
Is Melatonin Safe to Take Every Night?
As in so many things, caution is warranted Time : Is Melatonin Safe to Take Every Read more
Why Medicare Is Focused On Food Insecurity
The issue of food insecurity has emerged as a healthcare concern and is now on the radar of health insurance companies, Medicare and Medicaid administrators as a way to get seniors better Read more
Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty bests diet, lifestyle changes for weight loss
Patients who underwent endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty achieved greater weight loss than patients who made diet and lifestyle changes alone, according to study results.“Though now gaining Read more
AMA Supports Remote Patient Monitoring, Telehealth in 2020 CPT Codes
The American Medical Association is adding several new CPT codes to its 2020 code set that support telehealth and remote patient monitoring services. By Eric Wicklund : AMA Supports Read more
When Efforts To Eat ‘Clean’ Become An Unhealthy Obsession
Whether it’s gluten or dairy, many people avoid certain types of foods these days. Sometimes food avoidance can take over people’s lives and veer into an eating disorder. Read more
‘Digiceuticals,’ new CGM devices, HbA1c alternatives transform diabetes management
CHICAGO — The growing abundance of technology options for better diabetes management and the trend away from HbA1c as the only evaluation metric for the condition are important parallel Read more
Pressuring Kids to Diet Can Backfire, Damaging Long-Term Health
Parents want the best for their children. Eat well. Get enough sleep. Exercise. But sometimes pressuring your teen to diet or lose weight may end up harming them, a new study suggests. Read more
No Need to Reduce Meat Intake for Health Reasons, Says Controversial Rec
But other experts deliver a point-by-point rebuttal   Annals of Internal Medicine: No Need to Reduce Meat Intake for Health Reasons, Says Controversial Read more
Four strategies to obtain affordable insulin
CHICAGO — As the cost for insulin continues to rise, clinicians can take several proactive steps to help uninsured and underinsured patients afford their medications today, according to a Read more