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Nobiletin in Tangerines Fights Obesity and Protects againstType 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease
Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2011
New research has discovered a substance in tangerines not only prevents obesity, but also offers protection against Type 2 diabetes, and even atherosclerosis.

AACE Releases New Clinical Practice Guidelines for Developing a Diabetes Comprehensive Care Plan
Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2011
The new guidelines recognize the need for individual treatment plans and define personalized goals based on duration of diabetes, comorbidities, life expectancy, and the ability to provide treatment safely.

Effects of Grapefruit on Energy Balance, Weight Loss, Body Composition, and Cardiometabolic Risk in Obese Adults
Posted: Sunday, April 10, 2011
Reducing dietary energy density has proven to be an effective strategy to reduce energy intakes and promote weight control. This effect appears most robust when a low energy dense preload is consumed before meals.

Diet Rich in Omega-3 Fats May Reduce Risk of Obesity-Related Disease
Posted: Tuesday, April 05, 2011
A study of Yup'ik Eskimos in Alaska, who on average consume 20 times more omega-3 fats from fish than people in the lower 48 states, suggests that a high intake of these fats helps prevent obesity-related chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.

Is Pioglitazone the Answer in Pre-diabetes?
Posted: Tuesday, April 05, 2011
A pill taken once a day in the morning prevented Type 2 diabetes in more than 70 percent of individuals whose obesity, ethnicity and other markers put them at highest risk for the disease.

Gastric Banding Associated with Relatively Poor Long-Term Outcomes
Posted: Saturday, March 26, 2011
In a study of 82 patients who were evaluated 12 or more years after undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity, a majority of patients reported that.

Beware of Alcohol after Gastric Bypass
Posted: Saturday, March 26, 2011
One glass of wine will raise alcohol levels significantly more after gastric bypass surgery, and affect the patients driving skills.

Missing Sugar Molecule Raises Diabetes Risk in Humans
Posted: Saturday, March 05, 2011
Findings help refine understanding of why obese humans appear to be particularly vulnerable to Type 2 diabetes.

Children at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes More Likely to Develop Osteoporosis
Posted: Sunday, February 27, 2011
Children who develop risk factors for Type 2 diabetes before hitting puberty may also be more likely to have weak bones in adulthood.

Effects of Metformin in Obese Insulin-resistant Children
Posted: Sunday, February 20, 2011
Metformin had modest but favorable effects on body weight, body composition, and glucose homeostasis in obese insulin-resistant children participating in a low-intensity weight-reduction program.

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