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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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HBV Vaccine Unaffected by Type 2 Diabetes

But vaccine still recommended for diabetes patients due to increased risk of disease… Information presented at the Annual Conference on Vaccine Research states there is no statistical evidence that type 2 diabetes affects the hepatitis B vaccine (HBV). The committee also added that patients aged 19 to 59 who are …

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Two Eggs a Day Shows Some Benefit for T2D Patients

Diet satiety improved (with less boredom), no significant change detected in HDL… Eggs have been shown to improve satiety and increase circulating HDL. They contain nutrients that may reduce the risk of T2D and CVD. Current guidelines regarding egg consumption and dietary cholesterol intake differ among countries: Australia recommends a …

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