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Abdominal Obesity Can Be Treated with Exercise

For patients who are obese and sedentary, any exercise can help trim abdominal fat, but it may take a bit more effort to get other health benefits… Robert Ross, PhD, an exercise physiologist at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, and colleagues recruited 300 people in their 40s and 50s who ...

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GLP-1 Not As Effective after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Researchers compared glucose and hormonal responses to a liquid meal test in 20 obese participants with T2 who underwent RYGB or nonsurgical intensive lifestyle modification… Rapid glycemic improvements following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) are frequently attributed to the enhanced GLP-1 response, but causality remains unclear. To determine the role of ...

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Will Congress Pass Improved Diabetes Care?

AACE leads charge for legislative changes focused on treating diabetes, prediabetes and associated illnesses… An estimated 29.1 million Americans (almost 10% of the total population) have diabetes, another 86 million citizens aged 20 or older suffer from prediabetes, and spending on diagnosed diabetes has increased 41% over five years. Further, ...

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Drinking Coffee Results in Less Calcium Buildup in Arteries

Three to five cups daily may reduce risk of heart disease… Dr. Eliseo Guallar, a professor from the department of epidemiology and medicine at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore summarized, “We found that drinking three to five cups a day was associated with less calcium build-up ...

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Effects of Lifestyle Intervention and Metformin on the Development of Type 2 in Women With or Without GDM

Women with a history of GDM had 48% increased risk of developing diabetes… From previous studies it is known that women with gestational diabetes are at a higher risk for the development of type 2 diabetes. Previous results from the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) showed that Intensive Lifestyle Intervention (ILS) ...

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