Monthly Archives: January 2009
Scientists have produced results that could silence the current debate about exactly how fat molecules clog up muscle cells, making them less responsive to insulin.
Two common diabetes drugs - rosiglitazone and pioglitazone - are linked to higher fracture rates in women, according to a meta-analysis.
Individuals with DM+PN might be able to engage in a graduated walking program under close supervision of a medical professional and thus prevent other life threatening illnesses.
Study shows exercise improves walking endurance for people with PAD who have the classic symptoms of calf pain as well as for those without the classic symptoms.
If you have trouble keeping weight off and you're wondering why - the surprising answer may well be the cheeseburgers you ate - when you were a toddler.
Researchers have drawn a map of genetic risk factors that can lead to two forms of severe obesity: early-onset obesity in children, and morbid obesity in adults.
Statin Study group cites nearly 900 studies on the adverse effects of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins), a class of drugs widely used to treat high cholesterol.
A regular high-intensity, three-minute workout has a significant effect on the body's ability to process sugars.
Diabetics have a significantly greater risk of dementia, both Alzheimer's disease - the most common form of dementia - and other dementia, reveals important new data from an ongoing study of twins. The risk of dementia is especially strong if the onset of diabetes occurs in middle age.
Study finds individuals with the greatest fear of physical activity had the poorest control of their diabetes.