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Hillel's Tech Corner: DreaMed Diabetes: Optimizing treatment

Diabetes treatment optimization for patient empowerment

30/07/2020
AstraZeneca tests diabetes drug for COVID-19 despite risk seen by doctors

The trial of 900 hospitalized patients, dubbed DARE-19, will test Farxiga against a placebo with results expected by December. The international study began in April.

By REUTERS
27/05/2020
What are Diabetic Socks and Why Might You Need Them?

Ever seen an advertisement for something called “diabetic socks,” and wondered what in the world that was about? Can socks get diabetes? Can other items of clothing be diabetic? What does diabetes have to do with feet anyway?

14/05/2020
US woman becomes first known living person to urinate alcohol

Doctors had initially denied the patient a liver transplant, assuming she was lying about having no history of alcohol abuse after urine tests kept coming in positive for high amounts of ethanol.

WHO working on recommendations for resuming flights to China

"That is why we need to define with those companies specific recommendations so their staff feel secure, feel protected as well so they can resume flying to China," she said.

By REUTERS
04/02/2020
A blood glucose test is done to check sugar levels in a Type 2 Diabetes patient
Israeli team develops 'anti-diabetes drug'

463 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes worldwide and up to 95% of this number have Type 2.

Israeli-developed algorithm predicts gestational diabetes

Segal and his colleagues applied a machine learning method to Clalit's records on some 450,000 pregnancies in women who gave birth in the years 2010 to 2017.

HEAVILY PROCESSED foods are often high in sugar, fat and empty calories. HEAVILY PROCESSED foods are
Ultra-processed foods linked to diabetes risk

Among people in the study who ate the most ultra-processed foods, 166 in every 100,000 developed diabetes, compared with 116 out of every 100,000 people who ate the smallest amounts of these foods.

By REUTERS
22/12/2019
The entrance to the FoodTechIL conference
FoodTechIL 2019: The future looks delicious

The main focus this year was sustainability and ecology, which started when everyone signed into the conference and got their name tag, which was made of recycled materials.

By RAFAELLA CHURGIN-GRADSTEIN
30/10/2019
baby
Breastfeeding tied to lower risk of diabetes, high blood pressure

Overall, mothers who breastfed for more than 12 months were 30% less likely to develop diabetes and 13% less likely to develop high blood pressure.

By REUTERS
22/10/2019
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