Quantcast

Latest International Diabetes Federation Stories

Labeling People With Pre-diabetes Is Unhelpful And Unnecessary
2014-07-15 03:31:56

University College London Labeling people with moderately high blood sugar as pre-diabetic is a drastically premature measure with no medical value and huge financial and social costs, say researchers from UCL and the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota. The analysis, published in the BMJ, considered whether a diagnosis of pre-diabetes carried any health benefits such as improved diabetes prevention. The authors showed that treatments to reduce blood sugar only delayed the onset of type 2 diabetes...

2014-06-18 16:27:04

The Diabetes Advocacy Alliance(TM) Urges Congress to Pass the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act This Congressional Session WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of startling new data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014, which show the relentless rise of diabetes and prediabetes in America, the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance(TM) (DAA) urges Congress to pass the National Diabetes Clinical...

2014-05-23 08:23:45

European Commission approves third product from the Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly Diabetes alliance RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Commission granted marketing authorization for Jardiance(®) (empagliflozin) tablets, a sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) to improve glycemic control in adults in Europe, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company...

2014-04-08 12:31:28

NOORDWIJK, The Netherlands, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urgent need to mobilise and involve people with diabetes in partnership efforts to face the challenges of the diabetes pandemic Link to the multimedia release [http://www.novonordisk.com/press/press-releases/DAWN2-amhg.asp ] Participants at the 5th International DAWN(TM) Summit (Diabetes Attitudes Wishes and Needs) today pledged to work together to make person-centred diabetes care a reality for the 382...

2014-03-28 04:21:53

BAGSVAERD, Denmark, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk today announces the launch of 'Cities Changing Diabetes', an ambitious new partnership programme to fight the urban diabetes challenge. The 'Cities Changing Diabetes' programme will first be launched in Mexico City with other cities in North America, Europe and Asia soon to follow. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2014-03-02 23:01:28

The foundation for the “Islamabad Call To Commitment and Action” was presented today at the concluding session of the Pakistan Diabetes Leadership Forum (PDLF). Islamabad, PK (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 The key points are the outcome of discussions and presentations by health practitioners and policy makers from Europe, Middle-East and Pakistan, who have over the past two days highlighted the alarming spread of diabetes in Pakistan and the urgency in improving diabetes care at both local...

2014-02-11 08:30:24

Research advances in novel pathways produce innovative antidiabetic drugs, which will pave the way for successful market penetration LONDON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Type 2 diabetes is one of the most significant global health concerns of modern times. According to the International Diabetes Federation, more than 55 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes in Europe in 2012, and this number is expected to rise to 64 million by 2030. A recent research by Frost &...

2014-01-31 16:24:02

Diabetes Online Community Encourages Public to Support International Diabetes Federation's Life for a Child Program BERKELEY, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One rose, one month of life. A dozen roses, a year of life for a child with diabetes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140131/MN56922) For the second consecutive year, the Diabetes Hands Foundation, is joining with the Diabetes Online Community (DOC) to encourage people to buy one less rose this...

2014-01-27 23:01:09

City of Hope Physician Provides Insights as to Why, When Controlling Diabetes in the Hispanic Community, Education May Not Be Enough Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 On the heels of a recent poll that found that Hispanics view diabetes as the biggest health issue for their own families, Dr. Raynald Samoa, Assistant Professor, Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism at City of Hope, addresses how the medical community needs to adopt a culturally-relevant approach when...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
Related