Monthly Archives: January 2005
Moderate program of physical exercise in people age 55 to 75 can significantly offset risk factors metabolic syndrome.
Bariatric surgery for severely obese patients leads to weight loss and improves insulin sensitivity. Study finds that the degree of improvement depends on the surgical technique used, comparing biliopancreatic diversion to gastric bypass.
Reduced blood concentrations of adiponectin appear to indicate a significant risk of cardiovascular disease in a study focusing on risk of the disorder among patients with Type 1 diabetes.
Researchers report that potential adult stem cells from the spleen produce a protein previously believed to be present only during the embryonic development of mammals. Cells have protein associated with embryonic development and limb regeneration.
New research finds that a single brain region is sufficient for normal control of blood sugar and activity level by the fat hormone leptin.
New research involving more than one million people indicates that having high fasting serum glucose levels and diabetes are risk factors for several major cancers.
Obese and overweight patients in a study group reported sleeping less than their peers with normal body mass indexes.
The prevalence of metabolic syndrome, an important cause of cardiovascular disease, is increasing, especially in young individuals
Scientists have prevented blindness in mice afflicted with a condition similar to one that robs diabetic Americans of their eyesight.
Patients treated with the atypical anti-psychotic agents clozapine and olanzapine may be at an increased risk for insulin resistance.
Young adults who eat frequently at fast-food restaurants gain more weight and have a greater increase in insulin resistance in early middle age, according to a large multi-center study.
Advanced heart failure patients with diabetes who are treated with insulin faced a mortality rate four times higher than heart failure patients with diabetes treated with oral medications.
A new study adds potentially fatal blood infections to the list of health risks from diabetes.