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Diabetes Rates Increasing Again in US
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
Adults in the United States have increasingly become overweight or obese in recent years, according to a national survey conducted for Indiana University dispelling the notion of a plateau and injecting a note of urgency into efforts to help Americans achieve a healthier weight. The study, found increasing rates of diabetes among U.S. adults and more direct links between excess weight and serious health conditions.

Obese Girls Risk a Threefold Risk for Early Death as Adults
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
Females who are obese during adolescence are much more likely to die before they become elderly than slim counterparts, researchers report.

Study Shows Just How Effective Exercise is as a Treatment Option for Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
Now, a new systematic review shows that exercise helps regulate blood glucose (sugar) levels, increases the body's sensitivity to insulin and decreases blood lipids (fats) while also helping to burn body fat.

Strength Training Can Prevent the Onset of Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
Study showed that overweight teenage boys who lifted weights twice per week for 16 weeks significantly reduced their insulin resistance.

Chili Attenuates Postprandial Insulin Response
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
Animal and some human studies have indicated that the consumption of chili-containing meals increases energy expenditure and fat oxidation, which may help to reduce obesity and related disorders.

People With a Sweet Tooth Eat More Fruit, Study Finds
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2006
People who like sweets eat more fruit than salty-snack lovers, and people who love fruit eat more sweets than vegetable lovers do, according to two Cornell University analyses.

Millions of Teens Have Precursor for Diabetes
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2006
Prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose levels among US adolescents.

Diabetes Treatment Benefits Dementia
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2006
Diabetes and pre-diabetic conditions appear to increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, but drugs that help regulate blood sugar may help patients with dementia as well, researchers report.

Current Recommended Vitamin D Intake May Not Be Optimal
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2006
"Recent evidence suggests that vitamin D intakes above current recommendations may be associated with better health outcomes." "However, optimal serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] have not been defined."

Gene Variant "Powerful Predictor" of Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2006
But lifestyle changes, such as exercise, counteract effects of this gene, study suggests.

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