Post Tagged with: "diabetes"

What’s the Skinny on Dietary Protein and Health?

What’s the Skinny on Dietary Protein and Health?

July 31, 2015

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High dietary protein is associated with increased cancer, diabetes & overall mortality in middle aged people, but the effect is the opposite in seniors.

High Fructose Corn Syrup

Everything You Wanted to Know About Fructose…And It’s Not Good

July 2, 2015

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Fructose is probably the sweetest natural sugar. On a scale of sweetness where sucrose (obtained from sugar cane) is 100, fructose is 173.

Obese Diabetics: Which is Better Surgery or Intensive Medical Therapy?

Obese Diabetics: Which is Better Surgery or Intensive Medical Therapy?

June 20, 2015

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It is interesting that the treatment of diabetes, long the purview of the internist and family physician, may one day (soon) be best treated with surgery.

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD, the perplexee

The Inside Scoop on Fiber and Poop

March 30, 2015

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First, what is fiber? Dietary fiber consists of complex carbohydrates that are contained in plants that the body is unable to digest. Dietary fiber is classified as either soluble fiber or insoluble fiber…

Joseph Kvedar, MD, Founder & Director of the Center for Connected Health

Connected Health as a Therapeutic

August 11, 2014

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I heard the other day that by 2017, 50% of the pharmacy spend in the U.S. will be on specialty pharmacy.

YofiMeter

This Glucometer is Yofi and that is Fantastic!

May 29, 2014

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The YofiMeter is a glucometer and more. Because it is a cellular device and has Bluetooth capability, it serves as a data hub for people with diabetes.

Bonnie Feldman, Digital Health Analyst & Bus Development Consultant

T1D Exchange – Helping Patients & Researchers Collaborate Toward a Cure

May 25, 2014

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T1D Exchange is a comprehensive data platform and ecosystem where patients, physicians, researchers, and industry can share information and ideas. The platform supports real-time research, data collection, clinical trial recruitment, and patient insights.

How much can we demand of consumer connected health?

How much can we demand of consumer connected health?

May 3, 2014

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A few years back, when I first became fascinated by self-tracking, I committed to use and understand all of the trackers on the market at the time.

Omada Health Team

Omada’s Goal – to be the 1st Genentech for Digital Health

April 29, 2014

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Omada Health is a digital health company that combines evidence based behavioral science with great design and technology to help people manage chronic conditions, such as prediabetes. They are pioneering the field of digital therapeutics.

Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

Obesity Surgery in Diabetes Mellitus: A Three Year Trial Shows High “Cure Rates.” The Implications for Population Health

April 5, 2014

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In case there is any doubt about the long-term efficacy of obesity surgery for diabetes, check out this three year study that was just published by the New England Journal of Medicine.