Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk?
People who ate least amount of this protein slightly more likely to develop type 2 disease, study suggests THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- " Gluten-free" may be the latest diet fad, but new research casts some doubt on its presumed health benefits. In a large study of U.S.
Women with diabetes are especially prone to developing heart disease
Women typically don't develop heart disease - or high blood pressure, one of its major risk factors - until after menopause. But "if you have diabetes, that rule no longer applies," says Christine Maric-Bilkan, a program officer in the vascular biology and hypertension branch of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Obesity and Diabetes: Call It Diabesity?
Parallel trends in diabetes and obesity have led clinicians to think about these metabolic disorders as 2 parts of a whole, calling the umbrella condition "diabesity" (obesity-related diabetes). Diabesity is quickly transforming into a global health crisis that is no longer limited to developed countries. Existing guidelines do not address optimal medical management of diabesity.
The search for what triggers type 1 diabetes
"Everyone's like, 'Wow, how in the world does (my sister) not have it?' " said Payne, 23, who once played forward on Stanford's soccer team, like her sister. "They can't really fathom it." Though experts agree that genetics influence who gets type 1 diabetes, Payne's story suggests that something other than genes must also be at play.
Diabetes Drugs Gain Footing In Cardiology
On June 13, researchers reported results from the so-called LEADER trial at the American Diabetes Association annual meeting, showing that liraglutide (Victoza) treatment was associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular events. It thus became the second type 2 diabetes drug to prove a significant advantage in hard clinical outcomes.
Don’t Fall For These 6 Myths About Eating With Diabetes
More than 29 million people are already living with diabetes in the United States and, by the end of the day, about 4,000 more will learn they have diabetes, too. Untreated or mismanaged, diabetes can lead to heart and kidney diseases, blindness and even amputation.
New Risk Prediction Method For Gestational Diabetes
Simple metrics, including biomarker and anthropometric measures, accurately identified gestational diabetes risk among women with obesity, researchers reported. Lead author of the study, Sara White, MRCP, of King's College in London, said in a press release, "There is currently no accepted strategy to identify obese women at high risk of gestational diabetes early in pregnancy.