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Hyperglucagonemia Risk Higher with Liraglutide

Liraglutide induced an enhanced post-challenge insulin and C-peptide response after the 12-week oral glucose tolerance test and throughout the study period, as well as a reduced post-challenge glycemic excursion, but also increased post-challenge glucagonemia among patients with type 2 diabetes, compared with those who received placebo injection. Researchers noted three ...

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Study Finds No Bone Health Benefits from Vitamin D Supplements

A University of Wisconsin-Madison study found vitamin D-deficient, postmenopausal women who took high doses of vitamin D increased their calcium absorption by just 1% and saw no gains in spine, hip or total body bone mineral density. Dr. Rita Redberg at the University of California at San Francisco commented that ...

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Survey on Physical Fitness Knowledge Is Poor

A survey of more than 1,000 people found that almost 75% did not know that losing one pound of fat meant burning 3,500 calories. Only 13% knew weight training does not cause women to bulk up like men, 67% knew resting heart rate was an indicator of aerobic fitness and ...

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Cheer On Team Novo Nordisk

Tune in to watch Team Novo Nordisk compete at the USA Pro Challenge in Colorado from August 17-23. The race will air on Universal Sports daily and on NBC on Sunday (http://www.usaprocyclingchallenge.com/media-press/tv-coverage) and will stream online for free (http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/watch-the-usa-pro-challenge-live-online-for-free/).

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Diabetes and Hypertension Linked to Grip Strength

Researchers found that the strength of your grip could provide clues to undetected diabetes or high blood pressure, especially if you’re “skinny fat.” That means you’re within the normal range on the body mass index (BMI), but your fat-to-lean muscle ratio leans more toward the fat part, about 25 percent ...

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Exercising Early in Life Reduces Diabetes Risk Later

The findings, based on 300 children whose insulin resistance was monitored annually from ages 9 to 16, may indicate that reducing the peak in insulin resistance in adolescence lessens the strain on insulin-producing cells and reduces the risk of diabetes later in life, researchers said. Insulin resistance rises dramatically from ...

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Metformin Helps to Lower LDL Cholesterol

A new study finds that in more than 1,000 patients that the administration of metformin in patients suffering from type 2 diabetes led to a change in metabolite levels. According to the authors, this was associated with a significantly decreased level of LDL cholesterol, which is under strong suspicion to ...

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Statins Raise Aggression in Women, Lower it in Men

Previous studies had raised questions about adverse behavioral changes with statins, such as irritability or violence, but findings with statins have been inconsistent. For postmenopausal women, said the scientists, the typical effect was increased aggression. The effect was significant for postmenopausal women older than age 45. The increase in aggression ...

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