Metabolic risk tied to both too much and too little sleep
Lack of sleep can impact our health, but can too much sleep also be harmful? New research links both extremes to an increased risk of metabolic problems.” Source: Metabolic risk tied Read more
SGLT-2 inhibitors may increase risk for amputation in type 2 diabetes
New users of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors may be more likely to undergo a lower extremity amputation when compared with users of other treatments for type 2 diabetes, such as Read more
AHA: Diets Should Stress Healthy Foods, Not Diversity
‘Eat variety of foods’ mantra may actually promote obesity, group says” Source: AHA: Diets Should Stress Healthy Foods, Not Read more
Diabetes in America, 3rd Edition | NIDDK
Provides comprehensive epidemiologic, public health, clinical, and clinical trial data on diabetes and its complications in the United States.” Source: Diabetes in America, 3rd Read more
Monitoring gut changes could help delay type 1 diabetes
Knowing more about how the gut works could help delay type 1 diabetes from developing, researchers have said. A team from the University of Queensland (UQ) said one way to understand type 1 Read more
AHA: Home-Delivered Meals Keep Heart Failure Patients Out of Hospital
The delivery of personalized, low-sodium meals to the homes of heart failure patients just out of the hospital has the potential to help them avoid rehospitalization in the days ahead, a Read more
Artificial Sweeteners: Still a Matter of Debate
Questions about benefits and harms remain unanswered” Source: Artificial Sweeteners: Still a Matter of Read more
T2D, Without Other Risks, Not Tied to Excess Mortality
But diabetic individuals did have a higher risk for heart failure” Source: T2D, Without Other Risks, Not Tied to Excess Read more
Severe hypoglycaemia predictive model for with type 2 diabetes created
A predictive model of long-term risk for severe hypoglycaemia people with type 2 diabetes has been constructed. Researchers from the University of Minnesota say the three strongest Read more
New scoring method predicts long-term diabetes remission after bariatric surgery
Patients likely to experience long-term diabetes remission after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery can be identified by a combination of presurgical and 1-year postsurgical parameters, Read more
Morning preference and better sleep linked to reduced type 2 diabetes risk
People with prediabetes who are more active in the morning tend to have lower BMI and a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than ‘evening people’. The US study reviewed a Read more
Managing Your Morning Sickness
Lifestyle modifications and nutrition awareness to help reduce morning sickness during pregnancy, before your morning sickness develops into a condition.” Read more
Milk and Testosterone: Dairy Products and Androgenic Hormones
By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Milk and many other dairy products have been under some Source: Milk and Testosterone: Dairy Read more
What Is MCT Oil, and What Are the Benefits?
The major benefit of MCTs is due to their ability to aid in metabolism and weight loss, though researchers are finding additionally uses.” Source: What Is MCT Oil, and What Are the Read more
13 Foods to Avoid With PCOS
The following 13 foods can make PCOS symptoms worse. By limiting or avoiding them altogether, women suffering from this syndrome may see improvements” Source: 13 Foods to Avoid With Read more
Can creatine increase your testosterone levels?
There is no convincing evidence that creatine can increase your testosterone levels.” Source: Can creatine increase your testosterone Read more
How your diet can keep cells healthy and young
New research suggests that a healthful diet can protect against chronic disease and keep women biologically young for a longer time.” Source: How your diet can keep cells healthy and Read more
What’s the link between vitamin D, gum health, and diabetes?
A new study finds that periodontitis and vitamin D insufficiency increase the risk of diabetes and make blood sugar levels more difficult to manage.” Source: What’s the link Read more
Hangry Happens
Helping your patients plan for and control blood sugar swings” Source: Hangry Read more
Milk Consumed At Breakfast Helps Lower Blood Glucose
Milk consumed at breakfast may lower blood glucose throughout the day via effects of protein composition and concentration, and may provide benefits for managements of type 2 diabetes, as Read more
Predictive Capabilities of Urine Metabolites on Progressive Chronic Kidney Disease in T2D
Investigators examine whether urine metabolites in the tricarboxylic acid cycle can independently predict the risk for CKD progression in individuals with type 2 diabetes.” Source: Read more
Painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy linked to low vitamin D level
Patients with type 2 diabetes and painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy had significantly lower 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels compared with healthy volunteers and patients with type 2 Read more
Lifestyle intervention leads to NAFLD remission regardless of obesity
Lifestyle intervention was effective in treating nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in both patients with and without obesity, with weight reduction predicting remission of NAFLD in patients Read more
ESC: PURE Buries Controversy, Advocates for ‘Balanced Diet’
But dairy and red meat levels still differ from guidelines Source: ESC: PURE Buries Controversy, Advocates for ‘Balanced Read more
Slim Chance for Permanent Weight Loss
Since the 1950s, health and mental health professionals have criticized the conventional wisdom that permanent weight loss is possible. Clinical trials on weight loss have high dropout Read more
Can simply changing your meal times help you lose more weight?
A new study looks at how shifting breakfast and dinner times can impact a person’s weight loss efforts. Moderate changes may help, it finds.” Source: Can simply changing your Read more
Four Ways Health News Can Fool You
How do you separate useful from potentially harmful health stories? Here are four ways health news can mislead us, and keys to seeing through them.” Source: Four Ways Health News Can Read more
ESC: Omega-3 Supplements No Better Than Olive Oil for CV Risk
1-g dose disappoints in ASCEND trial” Source: ESC: Omega-3 Supplements No Better Than Olive Oil for CV Read more
The Bugs Are Coming, and They’ll Want More of Our Food
Climate change is expected to make insect pests hungrier, which could encourage farmers to use more pesticides.” Source: The Bugs Are Coming, and They’ll Want More of Our Read more
Geriatric Anemia
This Geriatric Anemia CME activity is designed to guide PCPs through the differential diagnosis of geriatric anemia, specifically using mean corpuscular volume (MCV) and red blood cell Read more
Higher Mortality Risk Seen with Low Carb Diet
But not when carbs were replaced with plant-based proteins” Source: Higher Mortality Risk Seen with Low Carb Read more
Food order affects glucose, insulin excursions in prediabetes
The order in which food is consumed during a meal subsequently affects blood glucose and insulin excursions in those with prediabetes, according to a study published in Diabetes, Obesity Read more
Probiotic supplementation may confer cardiometabolic benefits in type 2 diabetes
Adults with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes randomly assigned to twice-daily, multi-strain probiotic therapy for 6 months experienced improvements in insulin resistance and Read more
Losing sleep can lead to more extra pounds
If you have sleep issues or weight issues, you should read this.” Source: Losing sleep can lead to more extra Read more
PFAS Exposure Tied to Weight Gain
But not in individuals receiving a healthy-lifestyle intervention” Source: PFAS Exposure Tied to Weight Read more
A Discussion of Weight Bias, its Intersections with Homophobia, Racism, and Misogyny, and Their Impacts on Health
This article is a version of the Ryley–Jeffs Memorial Lecture, delivered on 8 June 2018. It discusses weight bias and the intersections with homophobia, racism, and misogyny, and how Read more