Diabetes

Does high blood sugar worsen COVID-19 outcomes?

18 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Preliminary observations of COVID-19 patients with diabetes inspired an algorithm for glucose monitoring that's suspected to help combat the virus' serious complications.
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Medtronic hopes to expand share of diabetes management market with new acquisition

21 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The medical device company is buying a San Diego company that makes insulin pens that can deliver custom doses.
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Ravens tight end Mark Andrews says he never considered opting out of 2020 season

1 day ago   |   Baltimore Sun   |   2 articles

Ravens tight end Mark Andrews said he never considered opting out of the 2020 season because of COVID-19, despite the fact that he has Type 1 diabetes.
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WWE Legend Kamala Dies at Age 70

2 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

Former WWE star Kamala has died at age 70, WWE announced Sunday. Kamala, whose real name is James Harris, had significant health issues in recent years resulting from his...
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High temperatures in U.S. cities have big health impact on low-income residents

3 days ago   |   NBC News

In cities across the U.S., neighborhoods that were once redlined have higher temperatures, according to a recent study, due to factors like housing quality and fewer trees...
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Teladoc is acquiring Livongo in the biggest deal that digital health has ever seen. Here are the 3 key takeaways from Wall Street's top analysts, from shock at the price tag to optimism for healthcare's digital future

Teladoc is acquiring Livongo in the biggest deal that digital health has ever seen. Here are the 3 key takeaways from Wall Street's top analysts, from shock at the price tag to optimism for healthcare's digital future

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

The telehealth giant Teladoc is acquiring Livongo, a chronic-care company, in an $18.5 billion deal. It's the biggest deal that digital health has ever seen, several analysts...
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Scientists discover the switch that makes human brown fat burn energy

7 days ago   |   Science Daily

The receptor responsible for activating the energy-burning property of brown fat in humans has been identified. The next step is to investigate drugs that fit the receptor and...
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Telemedicine provider Teladoc buying Livongo Health for $18.5 billion

7 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Teladoc Health plans to dive deep into managing the health of patients with diabetes and high blood pressure with a cash-and-stock deal for Livongo Health that's expected to...
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Husband and wife of 35 years die of COVID-19 days apart

8 days ago   |   ABC

Keith had diabetes and Gwendolyn had asthma along with a blood cancer known as MDS, but both were living with the diseases until COVID-19.
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Childhood Trauma Linked to Faster Aging

Childhood Trauma Linked to Faster Aging

8 days ago   |   Psych Central

Individuals who experienced childhood trauma from abuse or violence show biological signs of aging faster than those who never experienced adversity, according to a new study...
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Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal... Read more ...

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

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Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Omar, a member of “The Squad” of four progressive female members of Congress, survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an... Read more ...

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Hours after Joe Biden announced that California junior Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate, the hosts shared their opinions on the news. Read more ...

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden, aware of the potential pitfalls of being a 77-year-old white male standard-bearer of a party increasingly comprised of women, people of color and young voters, made... Read more ...

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

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LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is speaking at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

The results are in. Joe Biden has selected California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate in the 2020 election. The presumptive Democratic nominee made... Read more ...

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

CHICAGO - Chicago police have charged a man in the hit-and-run that killed a woman and injured her daughter in River North. Edgar Roman, 25, is charged with one felony count of... Read more ...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable phone with two screens that opens and closes like a book. Here's how it works

Microsoft announced that the Surface Duo, its first foldable smartphone, will launch on September 10 for $1,400. The device consists of two separate 5.6-inch displays that work... Read more ...