New evidence testosterone therapy is effective obesity treatment in men
New data presented at the recent European and International Congress on Obesity suggests testosterone therapy may be a helpful treatment for some men suffering from obesity. The research Read more
Small Weight Loss Produces Impressive Drop in Type 2 Diabetes Risk
‘Treat obesity first,’ say authors of a study showing a loss of just 13% of body weight is associated with a significantly reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, Read more
AI system rivals human screeners for identifying diabetic retinopathy
An artificial intelligence screening device accurately identified potential cases of diabetic retinopathy, according to findings published in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. “With Read more
Drop the Pop: Soda Tied to Higher Risk of Early Death
Whether you call it soda, pop or a soft drink, a new study’s findings suggest it would be better for your health to drink water instead. Article from: Healthday.com, Drop the Pop: Read more
Study investigates how dietary fat can affect insulin dosing in type 1 diabetes – Diabetes
In both the USA and UK, people with type 1 diabetes are recommended to adjust insulin for dietary fat. It is known that combining fat with carbohydrate at meals can slow how quickly food is Read more
SGLT2 Inhibitors Protect Against Kidney Failure in Diabetics
An analysis of CREDENCE, EMPA-REG, the CANVAS Program, and DECLARE-TIMI 58 found SGLT2 inhibitor use reduced dialysis, transplantation, or death due to kidney disease by 33%.  Article Read more
Diabetes Control Has Stalled Across U.S.
U.S. adults with diabetes are no more likely to meet disease control targets than they were in 2005, a new study finds. Article from: Healthday.com, Diabetes Control Has Stalled Across Read more
Role of Nutrition in Rheumatoid Arthrtis Management
By Cheryl Koch, CNSD Updated by Rebecca Manno, MD, MHS 5/11/15 Introduction A Healthy Diet Malnutrition Food Hypersensitivities and Their Link to RA Is Fasting Effective for Treating Read more
Healthiest lifestyle can reduce diabetes risk by 75%
Adults who practice a combination of healthy lifestyle factors, such as not smoking, avoiding alcohol, participating in physical activity and maintaining a normal weight, are 75% less Read more
Educational text messages improve glycemic control in CHD, diabetes
PARIS — Patients with CHD and diabetes who received frequent educational and motivational text messages for glycemic control in addition to standard care had a greater reduction in Read more
How much fat per day is healthy? 
Healthy fat is in, but how much fat per day is it safe to eat without going overboard? Here’s what nutrition experts have to say. Article from Well and Good : How much fat per day is Read more
BMD loss fails to recover after weight regain among older adults
In a cohort of older adults who lost weight while participating in a lifestyle program, both those who went on to maintain their weight loss and those who regained weight after the program Read more
Ready to Lose Weight? Here’s Your 7-Day 1,500-Calorie Diet Meal Plan | Livestrong.com
Cutting calories is an important step to make if weight loss is your goal. Here’s your ultimate 1,500-calorie diet meal plan that’s both healthy and effective. Livestrong.com :  Ready to Lose Weight? Here’s Your 7-Day 1,500-Calorie Diet Meal Read more
Only 1 in 5 patients with diabetes has ‘good’ foot care
Only about one in five patients with diabetic foot diseases in Turkey engaged in what researchers called “good” foot care, according to findings published in Primary Care Diabetes. Read more
Peripheral Neuropathy ,10 Things You Need to Know
Life with peripheral neuropathy can be filled with unknowns – especially for those of us whose symptoms or diagnoses are relatively new. Navigating this new life with a painful condition can be (and most often is) overwhelming and frustrating. From bothersome symptoms like lack of muscle control to debilitating ones such as sharp, stabbing pains…... Read more Read more
Instagram posts that promote weight loss will be hidden from users under 18
Influencers promoting diet teas, supplements and certain cosmetic surgeries may have their posts hidden or removed completely Article from CBS News: Instagram posts that promote weight loss Read more
Investigators Present New Heart Failure Nutrition Guidelines
At the annual meeting dedicated to heart failure, investigators present nutritional recommendations for patients, which includes dietary consultations, bariatric surgery, and a reduction in Read more
No patients with prediabetes referred to prevention program
None of the more than 1,400 patients with prediabetes were formally referred to the CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program, according to findings recently published in the Journal of Read more
Menarche, menopause, oral contraceptives influence type 2 diabetes risk
Early age at menarche, early age at menopause and the use of oral contraceptives can increase the risk for developing type 2 diabetes by as much as 33%, according to study data presented at Read more
Weight loss from vegan diet influenced by gut microbiota
Adults who ate a vegan diet lost more weight and experienced improved insulin sensitivity compared with those who maintained regular dietary habits, and effects of the diet on the gut Read more
Is intensive weight loss harmful in some patients? 
A post hoc analysis of the Look AHEAD trial showed that intensive weight loss interventions can reduce CV events in some patients with type 2 diabetes, but they may also have a detrimental Read more
‘Digiceuticals,’ new CGM devices, HbA1c alternatives transform diabetes management
CHICAGO — The growing abundance of technology options for better diabetes management and the trend away from HbA1c as the only evaluation metric for the condition are important parallel Read more
No Need to Reduce Meat Intake for Health Reasons, Says Controversial Rec
But other experts deliver a point-by-point rebuttal   Annals of Internal Medicine: No Need to Reduce Meat Intake for Health Reasons, Says Controversial Read more
Four strategies to obtain affordable insulin
CHICAGO — As the cost for insulin continues to rise, clinicians can take several proactive steps to help uninsured and underinsured patients afford their medications today, according to a Read more
Lp(a) has strong effect on CVD risk
CHICAGO — Lipoprotein(a) has been shown to be an independent, causal and genetic risk factor for CVD, with higher prevalence in patients of African, South Asian, Asian and Oceanic Read more
Bone material strength improves after gastric bypass
Adults with obesity who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass experienced an improvement in bone material strength in the year after surgery despite an increase in bone turnover markers and Read more
Gastric Bypass Linked to Lower Risk for Major Birth Defects
Major birth defects recorded in 3.4 percent of infants born to mothers with gastric bypass surgery Physician’s Briefing Article: Gastric Bypass Linked to Lower Risk for Major Birth Read more
Study: Bariatric Surgery OK for Kids with Psych Illness
Mental health disorders not predictive of outcomes Original Article: Study: Bariatric Surgery OK for Kids with Psych Read more
Childhood Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Risk
  Clinicians should broach subject of weight control sooner rather than later” Original Article: Childhood Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Read more
Declining insulin levels in type 1 diabetes stabilize after seven years, study shows
Insulin production falls steadily for seven years in people with type 1 diabetes but then stabilizes, researchers have said. A team from the University of Exeter Medical School said they Read more
Can mindfulness promote the well-being of diabetics?
  A recent meta-analytic study evaluated the effects of mindfulness-based interventions on the quality-of-life and metabolic control in patients with diabetes.” Original Article: Read more
Cardiovascular Mortality in Individuals With Early-, Late-Onset Prediabetes
Investigators examined the frequency of cardiovascular vs noncardiovascular deaths in individuals who developed prediabetes that did not progress to diabetes.” Original Article: Read more
Alternatives to waist circumference, BMI ‘weak’ predictors of cardiometabolic risk
Alternative surrogate measurements of central body shape and fat accumulation are not superior indicators of cardiometabolic risk when compared against the currently recommended Read more
Type 2 diabetes: Gut bacteria may influence drug effectiveness
A new review of existing research examines the effect of the gut bacteria composition on the effectiveness of type 2 diabetes medications.” Original Article: Type 2 diabetes: Gut Read more
Prospective memory lapses cause missed medication in adults with diabetes
Nearly one-quarter of adults with diabetes forget to take medication at least once every 2 weeks, and prospective memory slips are one of the primary causes, according to findings published Read more
Intermittent Fasting Is No More Effective Than a Regular Diet, Study Says
A new study found that intermittent fasting is no more effective than the average diet” Original Article: Intermittent Fasting Is No More Effective Than a Regular Diet, Study Read more