In this 83rd issue of Gems, we present before you the exciting innovation of devices in diabetes rapidly approaching the dream of full automation. Gems picture and video of the month are both on the first generation Artificial Pancreas.

Other highlights include the future complications of fatty liver, coffee consumption and risk of high blood pressure, cancer risk with glibenclamide and higher risk of heart attacks in young women with diabetes.We are grateful for your continuing support in the dissemination of knowledge.Gems will continue to be free and free of advertisements.

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The first generation artificial Pancreas-640G by Jothydev Kesavadev

Young women with diabetes have six-fold higher risk for heart attacks!!!
A research presented at European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress says Women aged 45 years and under with diabetes have a six-fold risk of heart attack. The study in more than 7000 women also found that young women who........READ MORE

Diabetes + Fatty Liver increases liver complications risk
According to a large prospective cohort study published online on July 14 in Hepatology, the combination of diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease increases the risk for liver fibrosis.........READ MORE

Frequent Antibiotic use raises risk of type 2 diabetes
A new study reveals that, greater the number of antibiotic prescriptions an individual has each year, the higher their risk for type 2 diabetes. Study co-author Dr. Kristian HallundbækMikkelsen, of Gentofte Hospital........READ MORE

Coffee linked to future blood pressure and diabetes
A recent research presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress by study author Dr. Lucio Mos, a cardiologist at Hospital of San Daniele del Friuli in Udine, Italy, investigated the impact of coffee consumption on participants with untreated cases of mild hypertension.........READ MORE

Gems Picture of the Month
The MiniMed 640G System is considered the most advanced breakthrough in diabetes care technology. It mimics some of the functions of a healthy pancreas to make glucose control better for people living with this disease.........READ MORE

Cancer Risk Elevated With Glibenclamide Over Other Sulfonylureas
New research suggests Glyburide (also known as glibenclamide) to be associated with an increased risk for cancer compared with other diabetes drugs of the sulfonylurea class. The findings from a population-based cohort study was published in Diabetes Care.........READ MORE

Drug and device update
G4 Insulin Pump from Tandem Diabetes Care wins FDA approval | Omarigliptin safe, well tolerated in patients with type 2 diabetes | Glucagon nasal powder for hypoglycemia | Omarigliptin safe for Type 2 diabetes patients | FDA approves Ryzodeg and Tresiba ........READ MORE

Metformin use in Diabetic Kidney disease: eGFR and not creatinine
A recent study in Diabetes Care concluded that more patients would be eligible for metformin use if estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) were used to define kidney disease rather than serum creatinine (sCr).........READ MORE

Recipe of the month
Baked Salmon | Make a smooth paste with pepper, vinegar and salt. Nicely spread over on each salmon pieces and keep it for 3-4 hrs in refrigerator. Place salmon, skin side down, on a non-stick baking sheet or in a non-stick pan with an oven-proof handle
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JDC Updates | Free Diabscreen Kerala Camp, Balaramapuram
Diabscreen Kerala free diabetes awareness, detection and treatment camp was organized by P.Kesavadev Trust in association with Bodhi Arts & Sports Club at Balaramapuram on 31st August........READ MORE

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 The Newsletter team:
 Chief Editor
Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev
 Managing Editor Sunitha Jothydev
 Scientific Editor  Gopika Krishnan (Research Head, JDC Centres)
 Sub Editor Dr. Arun Shankar
 Editor Neethu Annie Simon (Unit head, JDC2, Kochi)

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