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Appetite Hormones May Predict Weight Regain after Dieting
Posted: Monday, January 10, 2011
Study results may point way to effective weight-loss maintenance.

The Tummy Tube That May Save Millions
Posted: Monday, January 10, 2011
A new treatment for obesity and diabetes could save enough money to have a sizeable impact on the economy, a surgeon claims.

Air Pollution Raises Risk of Diabetes in Kids
Posted: Monday, January 10, 2011
While poor diet and lack of exercise are thought to be the leading causes of diabetes, exposure to polluted air early in life can also lead to the disease.

Gaps in Pregnancy Diabetes Screening
Posted: Tuesday, January 04, 2011
Only one third of gestational diabetes women undergo screening after delivery for diabetes, according to a new analysis of over one million patients.

The Thrifty Gene as a Liability
Posted: Tuesday, December 28, 2010
In addition to fast food, desk jobs, and inertia, there is one more thing to blame for unwanted pounds -- our genome, which has apparently not caught up with the fact that we no longer live in the Stone Age.

Diabetes Tied to Poor Impulse Control
Posted: Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Patients with newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes were significantly more likely to show poor impulse control in psychological testing than healthy people.

New Guidelines for Exercise in Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, December 21, 2010
New guidelines stress the crucial role that physical activity plays in the management of Type 2 diabetes: physicians should prescribe exercise.

"The United States of Diabetes"
Posted: Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Diabetes will threaten the nation's economy as much as it does the health of individuals and the U.S. will spend $3.35 trillion on diabetes-related care in the next decade.

It's a Blur for Diabetic Drinkers
Posted: Tuesday, December 21, 2010
People with Type 2 diabetes who drink alcohol are at increased risk for blurry vision unrelated to retinopathy.

New Report Ties Diabetes to Shortened Life Expectancy
Posted: Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Despite medical advances, a 50-year-old with the disease still can expect to live 8.5 years fewer years, on average, than a 50-year-old without the disease.

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