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What Population Has the Fastest Progression to Diabetes?

Asian Indians with prediabetes have one of the highest incidence rates for diabetes, despite being younger and having a much lower average BMI than other high-risk populations…   There is little data on the incidence rates of diabetes and prediabetes (dysglycemia) in Asian Indians. Researchers led by Ranjit Mohan Anjana, MD, …

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Inflammatory Marker Profile Shifts As Type 2 Develops

A large, population-based, observational study identified different profiles of inflammatory and immune biomarkers in people with no diabetes, prediabetes, or type 2 diabetes… Findings revealed an increase in the median concentrations of white blood cells, monocytes, granulocytes, interleukin-18, IL-1 receptor antagonist and fibrinogen in patients with diabetes and prediabetes compared …

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Just One Hour of TV Boosts Kids’ Obesity Risk

Odds increased nearly 50 percent with 60 minutes or more of daily screen time… Children who view television as little as an hour a day are significantly more likely to be overweight or obese and gain more unhealthy weight over time, according to a new study from the School of …

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To Prevent Diabetes, One-Size-Fits-All Won’t Work

Groups of adults at risk for diabetes harbor different perceptions of the disease, say NYU researchers…. “We found that there are differences in the perceptions of those who are at risk for diabetes that depend on the specific characteristics that place them at risk,” says Shiela Strauss, associate professor of …

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Summary of Standards of Care for Diabetes for Primary Care

An abridged version of the 2015 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes has been produced for primary care physicians… Researchers from the American Diabetes Association (ADA), together with the ADA Primary Care Advisory Group (PCAG), produced an abridged version of the 2015 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, specifically focusing …

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ADA 2015 Guidelines, Part 1

In this week’s Homerun Slides, we begin a short 5-part series covering the latest guidelines from the ADA. Topics covered this week include the Criteria for Diabetes Diagnosis, Categories for Increased Risk in Diabetes, and Screening Children for Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes…. To download the complete set of slides …

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