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New gene mutation likely behind diabetes, insulin-producing tumors

January 16, 2018
Researchers have identified a missense mutation in a gene responsible for the regulation of insulin secretion that is likely associated with two…
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Early menarche, other reproductive factors increase risk for CVD

January 16, 2018
Women who had a history of miscarriage, stillbirth or hysterectomy, early menarche, early menopause and early age at first birth had an increased…
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Bariatric surgery linked to lower death risk

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who underwent bariatric surgical procedures were less likely to die within a median period of about 4 years than those who…
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Nearly 25% of patients maintain diabetes control 5 years after obesity surgery

January 16, 2018
Among adults prescribed intensive lifestyle and medical management for obesity, those who also underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery were more…
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Lactation duration tied to diabetes risk

January 16, 2018
Women who breast-feed may have a lower risk for diabetes compared with those who never breast-fed, with the lowest risk among those with a lactation…
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Despite benefits, risks remain after bariatric surgery

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who underwent bariatric surgery had increased risks for depression, anxiety, sleep disorders and treatment with opioid drugs…
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Small risk for suicide, nonfatal self-harm follows bariatric surgery

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who undergo bariatric surgery have a small but significantly increased risk for attempting or committing suicide in the years…
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Despite increased intervention, pregnancy complications persist in women with diabetes

January 15, 2018
Pregnant women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are more likely to experience complications at delivery vs. women without diabetes, including markedly…
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Speech recognition for insulin bolus calculator improves postprandial glycemia

January 15, 2018
Patients with type 1 diabetes on insulin pump therapy who used an automatic bolus calculator designed to recognize voice descriptions of meals were…
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Metformin improves menstrual cycles in PCOS

January 15, 2018
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome treated with metformin for 24 months experienced more regular menstrual cycles and improvements in most profiles…

Collaborations between PCPs, community, needed to tackle obesity epidemic

January 15, 2018
Efforts to help patients who have overweight or obesity — which CDC data suggest affects nearly 40% of adults and 20% of children in the U.S…
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Iodine deficiency may lead to pregnancy delays

January 15, 2018
Women attempting pregnancy may experience difficulty or delays in conceiving when they have moderate or severe iodine deficiency, according to…

Patent allowance granted for diabetes decision-support tool

January 14, 2018
The United States Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent allowance for two dozen mechanisms behind a new diabetes decision-support tool to aid…

Diabetes devices now covered under Medicare Part D

January 13, 2018
Earlier this month CMS announced that newer insulin delivery devices are now available to older American’s as part of Medicare Part D…
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Diabetes-related social functioning worse in middle-, low-income countries

January 12, 2018
Adults with diabetes living in middle- and low-income countries experience impaired social functioning to a greater degree than those living in…
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Social jet lag, sleep disturbances increase overweight risk in children

January 12, 2018
Children who go to bed and wake up an average of 1 hour later on weekends vs. weekdays are more likely to have a higher body fat percentage, fat mass…
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Home-based exercise program improves quality of life after thyroidectomy

January 12, 2018
Adults using thyroid hormone therapy after thyroidectomy reported reduced fatigue and anxiety, improved quality of life and increased immune function…
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Greater life satisfaction tied to lower type 2 diabetes risk in men

January 12, 2018
Men who report greater rather than less satisfaction with life are less likely to have type 2 diabetes, but the relationship does not hold for women…
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Takeout meals increase risk for CHD, obesity in children

January 12, 2018
Children who ate frequent takeout meals had an unhealthy dietary nutrient intake that increased their risk for CHD, diabetes and obesity, according…

ACP ‘strongly opposes’ enforcing work requirements for Medicaid

January 11, 2018
ACP emphasized its strong opposition to restricting access to health care coverage through Medicaid based on employment status. The Trump…