Obesity, among the most dangerous health conditions, has become an epidemic in America. It can cause heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and some cancers. Obesity can affect mental health as...
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UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health study reports that the more steps taken, and the more intense, the lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes among women 65 and older.
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Fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. meet suggested targets to reduce elevated heart disease risk. Improving heart health among people with Type 2 diabetes requires incorporating new evidence-based approaches that address social...
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 5, 2022 -- Millions of people are at increased risk of type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure and don't even know it, due to a hidden hormone problem in their bodies.
As many as 1 in 10 people have a non-cancerous tumor on one or...
Related topics: Cancer, Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes, Hypertension, Blood Pressure, Hormones
THURSDAY, Dec. 23, 2021 -- Nearly half of U.S. adults living with type 2 diabetes say managing their condition is more difficult during the fall and winter holiday season than other times of the year, according to the results of a survey released...
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Could a previously unknown hormonal complex that appears to play a role in beta cell function in the pancreas hold the key to both treating and, crucially, preventing type 1 and type 2 diabetes? Medscape Medical News
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Intensive lifestyle intervention with plenty of exercise helps people with prediabetes improve their blood glucose levels over a period of years and thus delay or even prevent type 2 diabetes. In particular, individuals with prediabetes at highest...
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Use of a very-low calorie diet that mimics fasting for 5 consecutive days a month led to a significant cut in microalbuminuria in a single-center, controlled study of 40 participants with type 2 diabetes. First Look
Related topics: Diet, Diabetes, Kidney Disease, Calories, Medical Research
MONDAY, Dec. 20, 2021 -- If your children struggle with their weight, new research suggests they may also suffer from diseases once seen only in adults.
Stiffening of the arteries, which can lead to early heart attacks and strokes, and type 2...
Related topics: Obesity, Diabetes, Medical Research, Cardiovascular Disease, Stroke
TUESDAY, Dec. 14, 2021 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient for assessing the benefits and harms of type 2 diabetes screening in children and adolescents (I statement). This...
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A new study in mice shows transplanted brown fat can reduce type 2 diabetes risk factors after a heart attack, an encouraging finding for scientists who hope to apply the so-called "good" fat's beneficial properties to drugs that can help prevent...
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At IDF 2021, two speakers presented different views on the benefit-risk balance of cardiovascular protection versus bleeding risk in those who haven't already had a vascular event. Medscape Medical News
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In men with erectile dysfunction and type 2 diabetes, a prospective, placebo-controlled study showed that the erectile dysfunction agent tadalafil produced modest but significant glucose control. First Look
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We are one of the most medicated generations of humans to live on our planet. Cardiometabolic diseases like type 2 diabetes, obesity, and coronary artery disease continue to increase in prevalence and together constitute the highest cause of...
Related topics: Diabetes, Obesity
New edition includes data on prevalence, mortality, and diabetes expenditures, with new sections on adult-onset type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes in youth, and the impact of COVID-19 on diabetes. Medscape Medical News
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Transgender women may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes compared to cisgender women, but not to cisgender men, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
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Identical twins share the same DNA, but one twin can suffer from type 2 diabetes while the other twin does not develop the disease. Researchers have now discovered that there are differences in gene activity in twins where only one sibling had...
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British investigators derived and validated an algorithm, available online, for predicting response of patients with type 2 diabetes to agents from two different classes of glucose-lowering drugs. First Look
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People with type 2 diabetes who contract COVID-19 are nearly 50 percent more likely to wind up in intensive care if they have poorly managed their blood sugar levels over the long-term than those with better long-term glycemic control, according to...
Related topics: Blood Sugar (glucose), Diabetes, Medical Research