Trial finds vitamin D does not prevent type 2 diabetes in people at high risk

Taking a daily vitamin D supplement does not prevent type 2 diabetes in adults at high risk, according to results from a study funded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health. The Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes (D2d) study enrolled 2,423 adults and was conducted at 22 sites […]

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Between health and faith—managing type 2 diabetes during Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan, which sees Muslims all over the world fast during daylight hours, begins this weekend. Does having type 2 diabetes exclude a person from fasting? Not necessarily. The decision belongs to the person, but getting some advice from health professionals can help. Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia. About 6% of Australian adults […]

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2 Fast 2 Furious Director John Singleton’s Dies After Suffering A Stroke

The famous director and screenwriter John Singleton, who was known to be the youngest nominee for an Oscar, died at age 51 after suffering a severe stroke. The upsetting news was announced by his family after the deceased succumbed to the complications and was taken off the life support. Prior to his death, John had just arrived back in the […]

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Will She or Won’t She? LaLa Anthony Discusses Whether She Wants Baby No. 2

Satisfied with her son! LaLa Anthony gave birth to Kiyan, now 12, in 2007, and she told Us Weekly exclusively whether she and her husband, Carmelo Anthony, have plans to give him a younger sibling. “I think I’m done,” the actress, 39, told Us at the American Apparel & Footwear Association’s American Image Awards 2019 earlier this week. “My son […]

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Half of patients on statins fail to reach ‘healthy’ cholesterol level after 2 years

Half of patients prescribed statins in primary care fail to reach ‘healthy’ cholesterol levels after two years of treatment with these drugs, reveals research published online in the journal Heart. The findings back up those of previous studies, and highlight the need for personalised medicine to tackle high cholesterol and lower the significantly increased risks of future heart disease and […]

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Dr Michael Mosley reveals his top 5:2 recipes for one person

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY’S 5:2 recipes for one person: Lose two stone in just three months with these delicious meals by sticking to 800 calories on two fast days per week Seven years ago, almost to the day, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Rather than take medication, I chose to tackle the problem myself by experimenting with my diet, […]

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Emilia Clarke Breaks Silence on Suffering 2 Life-Threatening Brain Aneurysms

Lucky to be alive. Emilia Clarke secretly suffered two terrifying brain aneurysms during the early seasons of Game of Thrones — and she is finally ready to break her silence on the life-threatening ailments. Clarke, now 32, told The New Yorker Opens a New Window. in an essay published on Thursday, March 21, that she first knew something was wrong […]

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Bimekizumab Demonstrated Long-Term Maintenance of Complete or Almost Complete Skin Disease Resolution for Psoriasis Patients in BE ABLE 2 Extension Study

Brussels, Belgium – 2 March 2019 – UCB, a global biopharmaceutical company, presented positive data from the Phase 2b BE ABLE extension study of bimekizumab in patients with moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis, which showed nearly all BE ABLE 1 responders completing 60 weeks of bimekizumab treatment maintained complete or almost complete skin clearance. The results are the longest-term data so […]

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Adam Scott on Raising Activist Kids & the 'Juicy' 'BLL' Season 2

There are few actors who truly seem to do it all: movies, TV, parenting, activism, humor, a great beard… yes, we’re talking Adam Scott here. The actor-dad extraordinaire does all that and more, plus somehow never picks a bad project — we don’t know about you, but we even liked 2015’s strange but spot-on The Overnight — all while managing to be […]

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Study shows in older people, type 2 diabetes is associated with a decline in brain function over five years

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that in older people living in the community, type 2 diabetes (T2D) is associated with a decline in verbal memory and fluency over 5 years. However, contrary to previous studies, the decrease in brain volume often found in older people with T2D […]

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