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Inherited mutation can predispose children to a type of brain tumor

Collaboration co-led by researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital discovers a novel predisposition gene in pediatric medulloblastoma. Left to right: Paul Northcott, Giles Robinson, Kim Nichols, Brian Gudenas, Kyle Smith, all of St. Jude. Credit: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Investigators at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the European …

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Wearable device lets patients with type 2 diabetes safely use affordable insulin option

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Adults with type 2 diabetes requiring insulin therapy can safely achieve good blood sugar control using regular human insulin (RHI) in a wearable, patch-like insulin delivery device called V-Go, a new study finds. Results of the randomized controlled study—which was accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020, …

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Technology use by adults with type 1 diabetes lower among African-Americans, Hispanics

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Continuous glucose monitor (CGM) and continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) devices are known to improve outcomes in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D), yet African American and Hispanic patients face barriers to the use of these devices, according to results of a small single-center retrospective study. …

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‘Revita’ improves blood glucose levels, liver metabolic health in type 2 diabetes

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes who underwent a novel, minimally invasive, endoscopic procedure called Revita duodenal mucosal resurfacing (DMR) had significantly improved blood glucose (sugar) levels, liver insulin sensitivity, and other metabolic measures three months later, according to new data from the REVITA-2 study. …

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