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Alert about Certain CPAP or Bi-Level PAP therapy masks with magnetic headgear clips or straps

Alert Issued to Users of CPAP or Bi-Level PAP Therapy Masks

Philips Respironics is alerting users of certain CPAP or Bi-Level PAP therapy masks that these devices should not be used by or near certain people...
Insulin Pen Recall 2022

Nationwide Recall of Insulin Glargine (Insulin glargine-yfgn) Injection Pens

Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Viatris company, issued a nationwide recall of a batch of Insulin Glargine (Insulin glargine-yfgn) Injection, 100 units/mL (U-100), 3 mL prefilled pens...
Contact Lenses to Test Blood Sugar Levels

Photonic Contact Lens to Test Blood Glucose Levels, Treat Retinopathy

New technology that allows diagnosis of diabetes and treatment of diabetic retinopathy just by wearing 'Smart Light-emitting diode (LED) Contact Lens.' Contact lens that tests blood sugar levels.
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New Therapies May Lead to Type 1 Diabetes Prevention or Reversal

Type 1 diabetes is incurable and has serious lifelong health consequences, but new research has discovered possible therapies to prevent or reverse it.
Tea Drinkers Live Longer Lives

Study: Tea Linked to Longer, Healthier Life

Drinking tea at least three times a week is linked with a longer and healthier life. Depending on the type of tea, results include reduced risk or heart disease and death...
Artificial Sweeteners, weight gain and diabetes

Review Suggests Artificial Sweeteners Contribute to Weight Gain, Type 2 Diabetes

Here's a bitter pill to swallow: Artificial sweeteners may be doing more harm than good according to a newly published review.
Professor Eva Gerdts

Half of Women with Cardiac Arrest Get Wrong Treatment

A stunning 50-percent of the heart failure cases among women are caused by having a heart attack, which can be treated with modern methods.
UBCO researcher Jonathan Little

New Drink May Help Control Blood Sugar in Type 2 Diabetics

Ketone drinks may control glucose in type 2 diabetics by mimicking some aspects of a ketogenic diet. This offers another possible strategy in helping to manage Type 2 diabetes.

Drug Recall: Ranitidine Tablets, 150 mg and 300 mg Recalled Nationwide

Glenmark Pharmaceutical Inc., USA (“Glenmark”) announced on 12/19 the voluntary recall of all unexpired lots of Ranitidine Tablets, 150 mg and 300 mg, to...
Nicotine Increases Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Study Links Nicotine to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Diabetes is far more prevalent in smokers than non-smokers, but the reasons why have remained unknown until now.
Heartburn Medicine Recall

Recall of Popular Heartburn Medicines Due to Cancer Risk

Apotex Corp. is voluntarily, on a precautionary basis, recalling Ranitidine Tablets 75mg and 150mg (All pack sizes and Formats) to the Retail level. Apotex...
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First Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Kiosk Unveiled at The Campaign Against Hunger Food Pantry

The American Heart Association and the Elizabeth Elting Foundation will unveil the first blood pressure self-monitoring kiosk at The Campaign Against Hunger's (TCAH) resource center and food pantry in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.
Diabetes Drugs and Kidney Failure

Certain Diabetes Drugs Protect Against Kidney Failure

Certain diabetes drugs can reduce the risk of dialysis, transplantation, or death due to kidney disease in people with type 2 diabetes.
Insulin Pill to Replace Insulin Injections for Type 2 Diabetics

New Insulin Pill for Type 2 Diabetics to Replace Injections

Researchers have developed a capsule that can deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing injections for type 2 diabetics.
Dogs and Diabetes - Can Dogs Help People with Diabetes

Study: Dogs Can Help Diabetics Regulate Sugar Levels

Can dogs help people with diabetes regulate their insulin levels? Find out what a new study has found about dogs and owners living with diabetes.
Lowering Insulin Cost for Diabetics

Plan to Combat Soaring Insulin Costs Proposed to Lower Costs for Diabetics

A new proposal details how insulin costs can be lowered for diabetics, and the top 3 insulin manufacturers are taking steps to make insulin less expensive.