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Cardiorespiratory fitness associated with better glycemic control

March 31, 2015

Cardiorespiratory fitness appears to be correlated with clinical markers of glycemic control, with high HbA1c, high fasting glucose and impaired oral glucose tolerance related to lower cardiorespiratory fitness levels, according to recent findings.

Moreover, cardiorespiratory fitness also appears to be associated with pancreatic beta-cell insulin secretory compensation for changing insulin sensitivity, the researchers wrote.

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Health status similar for parents, children with type 2 diabetes

March 31, 2015
Children with type 2 diabetes had worse glycemic and blood pressure control and higher BMI when their parents had diabetes, hypertension and obesity, according to…
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Motivational interviewing linked to reductions in childhood BMI

March 31, 2015
Significant reductions in children’s BMI were achieved with motivational interviewing delivered by primary care providers and registered dietitians to parents…
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Canadian pediatric obesity guidelines recommend lifestyle changes, discourage drugs or surgery

March 30, 2015
In its first update in 20 years to obesity guidelines specifically for children, the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care advises routine monitoring of…
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March 11, 2015
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Cardiorespiratory fitness associated with better glycemic control

March 31, 2015
Cardiorespiratory fitness appears to be correlated with clinical markers of glycemic control, with high HbA1c, high fasting glucose and impaired oral…
In the Journals

Health status similar for parents, children with type 2 diabetes

March 31, 2015
Children with type 2 diabetes had worse glycemic and blood pressure control and higher BMI when their parents had diabetes, hypertension and obesity…
In the Journals

Motivational interviewing linked to reductions in childhood BMI

March 31, 2015
Significant reductions in children’s BMI were achieved with motivational interviewing delivered by primary care providers and registered…
In the Journals

Canadian pediatric obesity guidelines recommend lifestyle changes, discourage drugs or surgery

March 30, 2015
In its first update in 20 years to obesity guidelines specifically for children, the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care advises routine…
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Risk for adverse neonatal outcomes linked to glyburide

March 30, 2015
Gestational diabetes has been increasingly treated with glyburide; however, the medication is associated with a higher risk for newborns to be…

Experts discuss whether shift in Medicare will reduce costs, improve quality of care

March 30, 2015
In response to concerns over Medicare’s current fee-for-service payment system, the Obama administration announced in January that by 2018…

Funds awarded to develop weight loss maintenance toolkit

March 29, 2015
The European Commission recently awarded more than €4.9 million to a 12-member consortium to develop and evaluate a toolkit that will help…
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Diabetes diagnoses increasing within Medicaid expansion states

March 27, 2015
States that expanded Medicaid under the ACA have significantly higher rates of diabetes diagnoses compared with patients in states that did not…
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Senate adjourns without voting on bill to repeal sustainable growth rate

March 27, 2015
The U.S. Senate left for its 2-week spring break without voting on a bill that repeals the sustainable growth rate, leaving physicians to face a 21%…
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Higher CV risk with acarbose than metformin in type 2 diabetes

March 27, 2015
In the nationwide cohort study, Lee-Ming Chuang, MD, PhD, of Nationwide Taiwan University Hospital, and colleagues evaluated data from the Taiwan…
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