Meeting News

Combating ‘hidden epidemic’ of food insecurity requires consistent screening, collaboration

August 12, 2019
HOUSTON — Diabetes care and education specialists should address the “hidden epidemic” of food insecurity by beginning with their…
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Plant-based diet improves beta-cell function, insulin sensitivity in obesity

August 9, 2019
Houston — Adults with overweight or obesity assigned to a vegan diet for 16 weeks experienced improvements in beta-cell function and insulin…
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Nutrition-focused care cuts hospitalization risk by nearly 25%

August 9, 2019
Patients who underwent nutrition-focused care that consisted of malnutrition risk screening and at-home use of oral nutritional supplements reduced…
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Consuming saturated fatty acids promotes liver fat accumulation

August 9, 2019
Adults with overweight or obesity assigned to an 8-week diet that included muffins made with palm oil experienced an increase in liver fat and…
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Coffee, soda drinkers may have increased migraine risk

August 8, 2019
Patients with episodic migraine who drank three or more servings of caffeinated beverages daily were more likely to have headache by the end of day…
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Solid food guidelines contribute to infants’ unhealthy weight

August 6, 2019
Guidelines currently endorsed by several hospitals and infant formula manufacturers that recommend introducing solids to infants may contribute to…
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Eating dark chocolate may reduce depression risk

August 6, 2019
Individuals who ate dark chocolate appeared less likely to exhibit clinically relevant depressive symptoms, according to findings recently…

‘Hype vs. science’: Identifying, disseminating nutrition data that matters

August 6, 2019
In this guest commentary, Kate Scarlata, MPH, RDN, a Boston-based registered dietitian, addresses the results of a
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Ketogenic diet causes ‘remarkable’ effect in patients with diabetes

August 5, 2019
The ketogenic diet lowered blood glucose and HbA1c levels in patients with diabetes, according to study findings presented at the American…
In the Journals

Alternate-day fasting cuts insulin levels, resistance in half

August 1, 2019
Alternate-day fasting lowered levels of fasting insulin and insulin resistance to a greater degree than calorie restriction among adults with…