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Fat Fish Illuminate Human Obesity

Binge-eating cavefish share mutated gene with some obese people. Blind cavefish have evolved to be starvation resistant, constantly hungry, and fat but healthy. New research shows they share genetic mutations with some obese people. Narration by study co-author Nicolas Rohner. Blind cavefish that have adapted to annual cycles of starvation …

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Long-term Glucose Variability and Cognitive Function in Older Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Visit-to-visit glucose variability may play a key role in cognitive function in type 2 diabetic patients…. Previous studies have shown an association with hypoglycemic/hyperglycemic episodes and change in cognitive function in diabetic patients, however it remains uncertain whether long-term exposure to glucose variability prompts cognitive changes in diabetic patients. A …

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The Outcomes of Type 2 Diabetes Education Before Ramadan

Educating patients about diabetes management during Ramadan can potentially increase health outcomes… One of the five pillars of Islam is Ramadan. During Ramadan, Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, using oral and injectable medications, and smoking from before dawn until after sunset. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) published a report in …

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