Previously done studies on sleep indicated that music can help people to sleep better. But playing music may disturb others. One can use headphones but they are uncomfortable while sleeping. A pillow from Zeeq can play music with low volume supported by eight wireless speakers, just for you without disturbing others. The product uses iTunes and app in playing music. One can track and optimize their sleep patterns. The product gently vibrates if you snore so that you can wake up and adjust your sleeping position.
Januvia and Janumet (combination drug of Januvia) are type 2 diabetes (T2D) drugs intended to lower blood sugar levels from Merck franchise. These two drugs are classified as DPP-4 (enzyme dipeptidyl peptidase-4) inhibitors. In a normal individual without type 2 diabetes (T2D), enzyme dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (produced in the body) removes incretin from the human body. If a diabetes patient is lacking enzyme dipeptidyl peptidase-4, he requires DPP-4 inhibitors to prevent low blood sugar levels and weight gain. Other drugs of this class are
Recently FDA confirmed that the Merck drugs have
Incretin : Blood glucose levels will be lowered by an increase in insulin production from pancreas due to the stimulation of the group of metabolic hormones called Incretin. There are two important incretin hormones secreted by endocrine cells
There is a number of companies around the world working on multiple technologies to make the life of a diabetes patient easier but only a few companies to cure the diabetes autoimmune disease. France based Neovacs biotech company is in the field of developing therapies for autoimmune diseases. The company says they are planning to develop a vaccine for T1D along with researchers from Cochin Hospital in Paris. They are going to conduct preclinical studies in mice models to check the ability of IFN-Kinoid to treat type 1 diabetes (T1D) disease. We have to wait until clinical results were published.
Overweight and obesity of senior citizens were reduced by the digital behavioral health coaching program from Omada Health, San Francisco. Previous research studies linked to weight gain to increased risk for the development of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart diseases. Researchers studied 1,121 adult individuals for a period of 3 years duration with age 65 years or above, with baseline body mass index (BMI) of 24 or more with diabetes and heart disease risks. Features of the digital behavioral health coaching program are
After six months during the program
The above study shows Omada health program gives significant health savings and health outcomes for senior citizens aged 65 or above. HHS announced that Medicare is going to cover Diabetes Prevention Program including digital versions such as Omadas. Sean Duffy is the CEO and co-founder of Omada Health. Cynthia Castro Sweet is one of the study authors and also Director of Medical Affairs.
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Published by Jammi Vasista, Chennai, India.