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Change Talk: Childhood Obesity

Change Talk: Childhood Obesity is a role-play simulation where you take the role of a healthcare provider and engage in a practice conversation with a virtual mother and her child. Through the conversation, you learn to apply Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques to help them identify motivation for change, supporting them …

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Sulfonylureas, Insulin, and Metformin Cancer Risks for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Can metformin reduce the risk of cancer for those with type 2 diabetes?… In previous studies, metformin has been shown to decrease the risk of cancer in type 2 diabetes. A recent meta-analysis showed a 34% reduction in the incidence of any cancer and a 33% reduction in cancer mortality; …

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High Calorie Consumption after GDM Leads to Increased Insulin Resistance in Hispanic Women

The women also experienced reduced beta cell function…. Researchers from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, assessed associations between dietary intake and rates of change in insulin resistance and β-cell function in Hispanic women with prior gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Sixty-two nondiabetic Hispanic women with pregnancies complicated by GDM …

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Poor Lifestyle Choices behind Many Types of Cancer

Nearly 600,000 cancer cases in the UK could have been avoided in the last five years if people had healthier lifestyles according to Cancer Research UK…. Overall, experts say that more than four in 10 cancers could be prevented by changes to lifestyle. With health services already overstretched and people …

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