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How Old Are You Really?

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By Sheri Colberg, PhD Different tissues and organs change over time at varying rates, so enhancing their function will likely slow your rate of biological aging and, in some cases, even reverse it. Certain biomarkers of biological aging can let you know whether you’re doing better or worse than your …

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SPECIAL FEATURE: GLP-1 Agonist-based Therapies: An Emerging New Class of Antidiabetic Drug With Potential Cardioprotective Effects

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Melanie Sulistio, MD, Curtis Carothers, MD, Mandeep Mange, BS, Mike Lujan, BS, Rene Ofiveros, MD, and Robert Chilton, DO PART 2: GLP 1 Agonist-based Therapies: How do they reduce cardiovascular risks in diabetic patients? (For Part 1, just click here.) GLP-1 Agonist-based Therapies Reduce Cardiovascular Risk Weight loss is critical …

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GLP-1 Agonist-based Therapies: An Emerging New Class of Antidiabetic Drug With Potential Cardioprotective Effects, Part 1

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Melanie Sulistio, MD, Curtis Carothers, MD, Mandeep Mange, BS, Mike Lujan, BS, Rene Ofiveros, MD, and Robert Chilton, DO Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in the United States and across the world, and better therapies are constantly being sought to improve patient outcomes. Recent studies have brought …

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GLP-1’s Function in Preserving B-cells

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Associations between acute glucose lowering and improved acute insulin secretory responses suggest improved β-cell function. Comparing and assessing effects of pharmacological therapies used to control hyperglycemia on β-cell function is necessarily inferential, given lack of any universal measure.1

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A Culture of Obesity? Time to Walk the Walk

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  By Sheri Colberg, PhD   In updating a chapter on exercise and diabetes for the American College of Sports Medicine, I came across a recently published article about the benefits of lifestyle modification for diabetes prevention. In this study by Djoussé and colleagues at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital …

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