CDC Confirms First Case of Wuhan coronavirus In The U.S.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed the first case of Wuhan coronavirus in the U.S. today. The patient, who recently returned home from a …

Why you need more Vitamin D in the winter

By: Margherita T. Cantorna, Pennsylvania State University Winter is upon us and so is the risk of vitamin D deficiency and infections. Vitamin D, …

FDA approves Ozempic® for Heart Problems in Adults with T2D

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Novo Nordisk’s Ozempic® (semaglutide) injection 0.5 mg or 1 mg …

Study Finds A New Computer Algorithm Predicts Gestational Diabetes

A new computer algorithm can predict in the early stages of pregnancy, or even before pregnancy has occurred, in which women are at a high risk of …

A “Smart” Contact Lens May One Day Diagnosis Diabetes; Treat Retinopathy

A research team from a private research university in Pohang, South Korea, has developed technology that allows diagnosis of diabetes and treatment …

New 2020 ADA Standards of Care Points to AI to Prevent Blindness

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) released a new set of clinical standards that for the first time include the use of autonomous artificial …

First Topical Pain Treatment for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Could be on Horizon

Averitas Pharma, Inc., announced its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for a new drug to treat neuropathic pain has been accepted by the U.S. …

Diabetes During Pregnancy Linked to Early Onset of Cardiovascular Disease in Offspring

Children of mothers with diabetes have increased rates of early-onset cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a new observational study from …

Taming chronic inflammation may reduce illness; save lives

Scientists from 22 institutions, including UCLA, are recommending the early diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of severe chronic inflammation to …

Diabetic Foot Wounds: High-Tech Solutions; Teamwork Make a Difference

By: David G. Armstrong, University of Southern California What if someone told you that there’s a disease you could catch where you couldn’t feel …