diabetes

Study: Rare type of stroke may be increasing in pregnant womenPreliminary data from a retrospective study suggest that incidence of spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage (sSAH) may be increasing among pregnant women. Plus: Study finds lower risk of diabetes a benefit of breastfeeding. Also: Taking prenatal folic acid and multivitamins lowers the risk of autism, according to results of a new case-control study.
Cataract surgery may raise diabetic macular oedema riskCataract surgery increases the risk of diabetic macular oedema (DMO), medical records from the United Kingdom suggest. An analysis of 4,850 eyes showed that the rate of DMO requiring treatment spiked about 4 months after the surgery.
Top 3 new drug approvalsHere are 3 of the top new drug approvals in late December and early January.
Top 5 pipeline drugs for 2018
Top 5 pipeline drugs for 2018New blockbuster drugs to treat various conditions are expected to be among the top drugs to hit the marketplace in 2018. Here are 5 of the top new drugs in the pipeline for 2018, according to analysts.
Improving visual function, retinal integrity in DME patient
Improving visual function, retinal integrity in DME patientDiagnosing and treating diabetic macular edema (DME) can pose a challenge for ODs. A. Paul Chous, OD, MA, FAAO, CDE, examines a case of non-center involved DME and the challenges he faced when treating one patient.
Four therapeutic areas to watch in 2018
Four therapeutic areas to watch in 2018Prepare for major pipeline developments in diabetes, autoimmune disorders, oncology, and COPD.
Study: Clinical trials indicate positive results for Zika vaccineThree Phase 1 human clinical trials evaluating the efficacy of an Army-developed Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine have shown it to be safe and well tolerated, according to a recent study. Plus: Another study has found an association between postmenopausal vasomotor symptoms (VMS), including hot flashes and night sweats, and elevated risk of diabetes.
FDA okays short-acting follow-on insulin for diabetes
FDA okays short-acting follow-on insulin for diabetesFDA okays the first short-acting insulin approved as a “follow-on” product.
FDA okays new diabetes, asthma drugsFDA recently approved a new diabetes medication, as well as a drug to treat severe asthma.
Adult Patients Could Be Misdiagnosed with Wrong Form of DiabetesType 1 diabetes can present in adults, which can lead to misdiagnosis and unsuccessful treatment.