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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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Researcher looks at relationship between atopic dermatitis, obesity and cardiovascular disease

March 30, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, discusses studies examining cardiovascular risk in atopic dermatitis that he reviewed at the…
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Higher TSH levels linked to unfavorable lipid levels in children, adolescents

March 30, 2015
In children and adolescents, higher levels of thyroid stimulating hormone are associated with less favorable lipid profiles, according to recent findings. Natalie B. V
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Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss

Assessing Cornerstones for Successful Weight Loss: Building a Foundation that Really Works

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 2 decades and is now considered a health care epidemic in the United…
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'The time has come' for individualized treatment for obese, overweight patients

March 24, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Michael Camilleri, MD, AGAF, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., discusses his presentation…
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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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