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Leisure-time physical activity reduced CV risk in CAD patients with and without diabetes

January 27, 2015

In patients with coronary artery disease, whether they had type 2 diabetes or not, routine leisure-time physical activity was inversely associated with short-term cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, according to research published in Diabetes Care.

“Patients with no or reduced levels of leisure-time physical activity had an over twofold increased risk of a composite cardiovascular endpoint compared with those who engaged in leisure-time physical activity over three times weekly,” the researchers wrote.

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Peer mentoring may improve diabetes management among adolescents

January 27, 2015
Sharing important diabetes management skills and experiences through peer mentoring may help adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes control their disease…
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Testosterone therapy could benefit CV health, contrary to several studies

January 27, 2015
No convincing evidence exists to link increased cardiovascular risks with testosterone therapy, according to a review published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.Rather…
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Patient input on community-based programs, health worker roles may improve diabetes management

January 26, 2015
Even after identifying diabetes self-management strategies, black men with diabetes face barriers to dealing with their disease on a daily basis, according to research…
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Updated Canadian guidelines address obesity treatment, prevention

January 26, 2015
The Canadian Task Force on Preventative Health Care has released updated guidelines for the treatment and prevention of obesity in adults, according to data recently…
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Experts’ Take: Dialogue on Hypertriglyceridemia

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Lead by genetic studies, recent data describe a causal role of triglycerides (TG) in the formation of atherosclerosis…
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Autologous islet cell transplantation effective for chronic pancreatitis

December 3, 2014
In this video exclusive, Betul Hatipoglu, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine of the Endocrinology &…
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Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in Weight Management: What Do You Need to Know?

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The use of low- and no-calorie sweeteners continues to grow as consumers continue to purchase foods and beverages…
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