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‘Insulin Superheroes’ program reduces HbA1c in children

March 28, 2017

Children participating in a youth diabetes prevention program saw a reduction in HbA1c and other cardiometabolic parameters after 16 weeks of intensive lifestyle intervention, according to findings from a prospective pilot study.

“Culturally tailored and comprehensive prevention strategies are vital for addressing the epidemic of obesity and rising rates of type 2 diabetes, particularly among ethnic and racial minority youth,” Chantis Mantilla, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, and colleagues wrote. “The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) has demonstrated the efficacy of lifestyle modification in adults. However, studies on lifestyle programs for diabetes prevention in youth are limited, and none have reported comprehensive physical fitness outcomes.”

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Endocrine Society issues clinical practice guideline on functional hypothalamic amenorrhea

March 28, 2017
Women with functional hypothalamic amenorrhea should receive multidisciplinary treatment, including medical, dietary and mental health support, to avoid potential…
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Low glucose load, index diets may increase SHBG concentrations in postmenopausal women

March 27, 2017
Postmenopausal women may have higher serum sex hormone-binding globulin concentrations if they consume low glucose load/glucose index diets with low sugar and high fiber…
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Virtual glucose management improves glycemic control in hospitalized patients

March 27, 2017
A virtual glucose management service reduced hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia among hospitalized patients, according to findings published in Annals of Internal

AADE survey: Medicare competitive bidding system limits access, choice of diabetes test supplies

March 27, 2017
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Practical Lipidology®: Volume 3, Number 1

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The reduction of low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) is recognized as the primary strategy for decreasing…
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Diabetic Retinopathy: Preferred Practice Patterns in Screening and Management

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Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness among American adults aged 40 years and older. The prevalence…
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