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Insulin resistance-related lipoproteins linked to diabetes risk

January 28, 2015

Lipoprotein-based insulin resistance, very low density lipoprotein concentration and size, triglycerides and their ratio with HDL cholesterol were associated with incident diabetes across a range of ages and ethnicities, according to research published in Diabetes Care.

These relationships demonstrated in participants from the prospective Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis were independent of established risk factors, glucose, insulin or homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR), or the use of lipid-lowering medications or hormone therapy.

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Weight loss linked to improved sleep, mood

January 28, 2015
Losing 5% or more from initial body weight is associated with short-term improvements in sleep quality and duration, and short- and long-term improvements in mood…
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EDC exposure may lead to early menopause

January 28, 2015
Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals could lead to early menopause, which could not only alter quality of life for women, but affect fertility, human reproduction…
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Weight-loss surgery may lead to discrimination when job interviewing

January 28, 2015
People were less likely to hire an individual who lost weight through bariatric surgery rather than diet and exercise, according to a study recently published in…
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Earlier age at menarche linked to sugar-sweetened beverage intake

January 28, 2015
Frequent consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages was associated with earlier age at first menstrual period, according to recent study findings published in Human
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

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Autologous islet cell transplantation effective for chronic pancreatitis

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Screening and Treatment of Diabetes-Associated Eye Disease

Screening and Treatment of Diabetes-Associated Eye Disease: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

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Diabetic retinopathy is a major cause of blindness among adults aged 40 years and older. Optimal outcomes necessitates…
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