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Perception of diabetes may affect how patients manage disease, prognosis

Perception of diabetes may affect how patients manage disease, prognosis
April 21, 2015

Patients’ perception of what causes diabetes and their personal level of risk for the disease may affect how they go on to manage the condition if diagnosed, according to research in The Diabetes Educator.

In a study of adults at risk for diabetes, most participants inappropriately identified diet and eating habits as causes of diabetes, suggesting a need for more outreach and education, according to researchers.

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Eating disorders common, persistent among young females with type 1 diabetes

April 20, 2015
An increased risk for development of disturbed eating behavior or type 1 diabetes, and the disorders were common and persistent, according to recent findings…
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Exercise may help prevent cardiovascular disease in smokers

April 20, 2015
Smokers who partake in moderate to high cardiorespiratory fitness have a reduced chance of developing metabolic syndrome and other cardiorespiratory disease risk…
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Depression, higher BMI linked to weight-control behaviors in young adults with type 1 diabetes

April 20, 2015
Unhealthy and very unhealthy weight-control behaviors may be associated with a higher BMI and more depressive symptoms in emerging adults with type 1 diabetes, according…
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Fetal environment factors influence neonatal thyroxine levels

April 20, 2015
Variations in neonatal blood thyroxine concentrations appear to be largely attributable to fetal environmental factors, according to recent findings. In the twin study…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2 Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2
Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

This activity is supported by educational grants from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc; Eisai, Inc.; Novo Nordisk; Vivus, Inc.

Management of obesity is complex, factoring in psychological, environmental, and physiologic causes. Treatment options…
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Researcher: Vitiligo comorbidities include thyroid disease, alopecia, psoriasis and lupus

March 31, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Iltefat Hamzavi, MD, FAAD, senior staff physician at Henry Ford Hospital…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 5
Practical Guide to Medications Approved for Chronic Weight Management

Several pharmacologic options for the management of obesity have been approved by the US FDA, giving clinicians a range…
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