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High Rate of Overweight and Obesity in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes

The high rate of overweight and obesity is prevalent in children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes, emphasizes the need for developing further …

More Protein in Diet May Reduce Fatty Liver Disease and Lower Risk of Diabetes

Increasing the amount of protein in the diet may reduce the liver’s fat content and lower the risk of diabetes in people with non-alcoholic …

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Eating and Sleeping Late Associated with Higher BMI in People with Pre-diabetes

People with prediabetes who go to bed later, eat meals later and are more active and alert later in the day — those who have an “evening …

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Baylor Project: Finding a Way to Uncouple Obesity From Diabetes

About 422 million people around the world, including more than 30 million Americans, have diabetes. Approximately ninety percent of them have Type 2 …

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Kid’s Grip Strength Gives Clues About Future Health, Including Diabetes

A Baylor University study finds measuring hand grip can help identify kids who could benefit from lifestyle changes in order to prevent …

Researchers Identify Potential Target for Developing Obesity and Diabetes

A newly published study by researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has identified a potential therapeutic target for treating …

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Discovery Reveals How Obesity Causes Diabetes

New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine explains why obesity causes harmful inflammation that can lead to type 2 diabetes and …

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Generation Diabetes: Why the Youngest Type 2 Diabetes Patients Are the Sickest

Gail Punongbayan, pictured above, was first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at age 14. Wearing a maroon sweatshirt with “San Leandro Rebels” …

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Anti-Obesity Drug Derived from Chili Peppers Shows Promise

A novel drug derived from capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their spicy burn, showed long-term weight loss and improved metabolic …

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What Age Groups Are More Prone To Diabetes?

There was a time when type 2 diabetes was considered to be a disease that is commonly found among adults or seniors. But alas, this is no longer the …

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