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Faster heart rate may indicate high risk for developing diabetes

May 28, 2015

A faster resting heart rate was associated with a higher risk for both impaired fasting glucose and diabetes, with a particularly strong association in younger adults, according to research in the International Journal of Epidemiology.

In a large prospective study of Chinese adults, in addition to a meta-analysis of seven published studies, researchers found that a faster resting heart rate also indicated an increased risk for adults with prediabetes going on to develop diabetes.

Amy Shah In the Journals

Arterial stiffness linked to vitamin D levels in adolescent type 2 diabetes

May 28, 2015
Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels were inversely associated with noninvasive measures of arterial stiffness that predict future stroke and heart attack in lean…
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Puerto Rican men at greatest risk for hearing impairment, loss

May 28, 2015
Among the Hispanic population, men with Puerto Rican backgrounds, and people with diabetes or prediabetes, have increased odds of hearing impairment, according to…
Dagfinn Aune In the Journals

High-fiber diet may reduce risk for type 2 diabetes

May 28, 2015
A diet that is rich in cereal and vegetable fiber - but not fiber from fruit sources - may lower the risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to research published…

CMS proposes updated Medicaid, CHIP-managed care regulations

May 28, 2015
CMS recently proposed a rule to update managed care regulations for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, according to a press release.The…
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Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in Weight Management: What Do You Need to Know?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from the American Beverage Association.

The use of low- and no-calorie sweeteners continues to grow as consumers continue to purchase foods and beverages…
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VIDEO: Year in Pituitary Disease examines new developments

VIDEO: Year in Pituitary Disease examines new developments

May 20, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In this video exclusive, Mark Molitch, MD, discusses a number of new developments in…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4 Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4
Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Eisai, Inc. and Vivus, Inc.

Obesity is associated with a wide range of comorbid conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and…
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