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Maternal overweight, obesity increases diabetes risk in children with nondiabetic parents

April 28, 2015

Children of women with overweight and obesity during pregnancy have an increased risk for developing type 1 diabetes, even when their parents do not have the disease, according to research in Diabetologia.

The population-based cohort study from Sweden also confirms a significantly increased risk for type 1 diabetes in the offspring of both mothers and fathers with diabetes, regardless of ethnic background, according to researchers.

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Obese patients may experience inflammatory response, endothelial dysfunction after knee surgery

April 28, 2015
Endothelial repair may be affected in obese patients due to an inflammatory disease after surgery resulting from high levels of endothelial microparticles, a low amount…
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Increased physical activity found to improve NAFLD pathophysiology in obese men

April 28, 2015
In a retrospective study, obese men who performed more than 250 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity per week had improved nonalcoholic fatty…
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VIDEO: Research still needed to answer big questions about PCOS

April 28, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Richard S. Legro, MD, FACOG, describes the knowledge gaps in polycystic ovary syndrome and outlines questions that future research should address…
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Adjustable gastric band feasible for treatment of type 2 diabetes, obesity

April 28, 2015
Patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity achieved similar 1-year benefits on diabetes control, cardiometabolic risk and patient satisfaction when undergoing…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 3

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 3
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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Vivus, Inc and Eisai Co., Ltd.

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VIDEO: Diet and lifestyle changes are key to managing PCOS

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PHILADELPHIA — Angela Grassi, MS, RD, LDN, founder of the PCOS Nutrition Center in Philadelphia, explains that…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 2 Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

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Obesity Forum 2014 Highlights

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Management of obesity is complex, factoring in psychological, environmental, and physiologic causes. Treatment options…
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