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11/09/19 - Research
ERAS pathways
In an effort to decrease opioid use and curb the current trend, researchers at Rush University Medical Center have developed a strategy of using enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathways, which...
11/09/19 - Research
Gender, obesity and CVD
Progesterone could put females at an increased, early risk for cardiovascular disease, according to investigators at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. Premenopausal women are...
11/09/19 - Research
Diabetes rates for Japanese-Americans
Japanese-American adults who are not obese have a much higher prevalence of diabetes than non-obese non-Hispanic white Americans (8.0% vs. 4.5%), according to researchers at the University of...
10/09/19 - Research
IL-36 cytokines proteins and T2DM
Scientists from the School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, have discovered a family of proteins that are associated with lower blood sugar levels among obese patients with type 2 diabetes. The...
10/09/19 - Research
Height and T2DM risk
Short stature is associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and tall stature is associated with a lower risk, with each 10cm difference in height associated with a 41% decreased risk of...
13/09/19 - Research
National Obesity Care Week
Of the more than 100 million Americans affected by the disease of obesity ,fewer than 4% receive obesity-related treatment from their healthcare provider. Having access to comprehensive obesity care...
13/09/19 - Research
US obesity rates
Nine US states had adult obesity rates above 35 percent in 2018, up from seven states at that level in 2017, an historic level of obesity in the US, according to the 16th annual State of Obesity:...
12/09/19 - Research
T2DM, insulin and glucose
Insulin imbalance may not be the only cause of the onset of diabetes and researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, have highlighted the ability of liver to produce a significant...

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