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New Treatment Reduces Weight 10 Percent and Improves Insulin Sensitivity
Posted: Sunday, December 02, 2012
A new, lab-created antibody that mimics the action of a naturally occurring molecule causes weight loss.

Child Obesity Risks Greater than Thought
Posted: Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Children who are obese may have an even higher risk for heart disease, diabetes, and other weight-related diseases later in life than has been thought.

Visceral Fat Not Obesity Increases Risk of Diabetes
Posted: Monday, September 24, 2012
Having excess visceral fat and insulin resistance -- but not being obese in and of itself -- appears to put heavier patients at risk for prediabetes and diabetes.

The Ethnic Gap in Diabetes
Posted: Saturday, September 08, 2012
The risk of diabetes may be different for people from different racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Using Antibiotics in Babies May Increase Risk for Obesity and Diabetes
Posted: Friday, August 31, 2012
New research suggests that giving babies antibiotics between the ages of 10 months and 3 years may increase their chances of being overweight in childhood.

Diabetes Remission after Gastric Bypass Determined by Beta Cell Function Not Weight Loss
Posted: Saturday, July 21, 2012
Remission of type 2 diabetes in severely obese people after bariatric surgery hinges on baseline beta cell function, not weight loss.

New Strategies for Diabetes Treatment
Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2012
Researchers are trying new approaches to treat type 2 diabetes amid widespread uncertainty about the most effective therapies and concerns that current strategies might be doing some patients more harm than good.

New Glucose Index Predicts Diabetes Remission after Gastric Bypass
Posted: Saturday, July 07, 2012
Predictive factors for type 2 diabetes remission following gastric bypass include insulin use and preoperative glucose disposition index....

New Research Finds That Not All Calories Are the Same
Posted: Monday, July 02, 2012
The statement that "all foods can be part of a healthful diet as long as you watch calories … is really misleading"....

Nectarines, Plums and Peaches Fight Obesity and Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Stone fruits, also known as drupes, such as nectarines, plums and peaches, may contain useful compounds that help fight-off metabolic syndrome....

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