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Combination of Five Lifestyle Factors Linked to Lower Diabetes Risk
Posted: Thursday, September 08, 2011
Research data shows the importance of five lifestyle factors in reducing risk for type 2 diabetes.

164 Million Obese Adults by 2030
Posted: Saturday, September 03, 2011
Half of U.S. adults will be obese by 2030 if current trends continue, a new report shows.

NIH Research Model Predicts Weight With Varying Diet, Exercise Changes
Posted: Monday, August 29, 2011
Findings challenge one-size-fits-all weight assumptions.

Two Years of Obesity Increases Risk of Death by 7 Percent
Posted: Sunday, August 28, 2011
A study found that participants face a 7% increase in mortality risk for every two years of being obese, while every 10 years of obesity more than doubles the risk of all-cause mortality.

Moderate Exercise for 15 Minutes Daily Improves Survival 14 Percent
Posted: Saturday, August 27, 2011
The minimal amount of physical activity to reduce mortality risk is 15 minutes a day of moderate-intensity exercise, according to the results of a prospective cohort study. Each additional 15 minutes was associated with a further reduction in all-cause mortality risk by 4% and in all-cancer mortality risk by 1%.

Diabetes Treatment Should Be Gender-based
Posted: Saturday, August 20, 2011
Data on 3,000 participants found a significant difference in lipid, amino acid and other metabolites between males and females. The findings underscore the need for gender-specific treatments for diabetes and other metabolic disorders.

More Muscle Mass Knocks Out Insulin Resistance and Prediabetes
Posted: Monday, August 08, 2011
Having more muscle mass can protect against insulin resistance and prediabetes, no matter overall body size, researchers said.

Certain Foods Linked to Long-term Weight Gain
Posted: Monday, July 11, 2011
Munching more unprocessed plant foods may help keep the middle-aged bulge away, a new study suggests. On the other hand, meat, french fries and sugar-sweetened drinks can help pack on the pounds. The findings suggest that the types of food you choose, not just calories, are important for avoiding age-related weight gain.

High Aspirin Dosage May Curb Heart Attack Risk in Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2011
New research from scientists in Canada has revealed that taking aspirin every day could offer benefits for those managing their diabetes.

Flavonoid in Strawberries May Limit Diabetes Complications
Posted: Saturday, July 09, 2011
Researchers have shown that fisetin, a type of flavonoid found in strawberries and to a lesser extent in other foods, reduces neurologic complications and kidney damage in a mouse model of type 1 diabetes.

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