FDA OKs High-Tech Diabetes Device to Help Replace Fingerstick Tests
TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In news that's sure
to delight people with diabetes, the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration said Tuesday that the Dexcom G5 continuous glucose
monitoring system (CGM) can be used to make insulin dosing
decisions alone, without the need for additional fingerstick tests
of blood sugar levels.
Health Tip: Prepare for Travel With Diabetes
(HealthDay News) -- Before you hit the road for the holidays,
make sure your diabetes is under control and that you're prepared
Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study
FRIDAY, Dec. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A small study finds
that cancer patients who have diabetes may suffer worse heart
damage from chemotherapy, potentially boosting their risk of heart
Smartphones Could Be a Boon to Heart Health Research
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smartphones might
revolutionize cardiac research by giving instant, accurate insight
into the physical activity of people using them, a new study
Health Tip: Avoid Useless Calories During Pregnancy
(HealthDay News) -- While you're pregnant, it's important to eat
nutritious foods and to avoid extra calories.
Yoga Called Good Medicine for High Blood Pressure
THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga may help reduce
blood pressure in people who are at risk for developing
hypertension, a new study finds.
'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars
FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with
unsightly scars from cancer surgeries may benefit from "medical
tattoos" that can help restore some of the skin's natural
appearance, Dutch researchers report.