Performance Nutrition: Making Good Athletes Great!
Sports nutrition has become increasingly popular amongst athletes over the past decade. No matter your area of practice, you are likely to encounter clients who have questions about sports-specific nutrition. This webinar will address sports nutrition protocols for macronutrients, timing, injury prevention, and recovery. Source: Webinar by Mindy Black MS, RDN, CSSD. Sponsored by Read more
Stimulant Potentially Dangerous to Health, FDA Warns
 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is using all available tools at its disposal to ensure that dietary supplements containing a stimulant called dimethylamylamine (DMAA) are no longer distributed and available for sale to consumers in the marketplace. Source: Stimulant Potentially Dangerous to Health, FDA Read more
Glycemic control, disease duration predict fracture risk in type 1 diabetes
Long disease duration and an HbA1c of at least 7.9% are independent risk factors for sustaining multiple fractures among adults with type 1 diabetes, according to findings from a Read more
Breast Cancer Death Risk Falls With Low-Fat Diet
Women who consumed a balanced diet and reduced fat intake did not significantly lower their risk of developing breast cancer but were less likely to die of breast cancer, data from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) showed. Source: Breast Cancer Death Risk Falls With Low-Fat Read more
100% fruit juice, soda linked to increased mortality
Drinking 100% fruit juices and other sugar-sweetened beverages such as soft drinks, sodas and fruit-flavored drinks was associated with increased all-cause mortality, according to findings Read more
HbA1c, insulin use predict real-world response to GLP-1 receptor agonists in type 2 diabetes
A patient’s response to GLP-1 receptor agonist therapy in type 2 diabetes depends on several pretreatment characteristics, including baseline HbA1c, diabetes duration, age and use of insulin therapy, according to a real-world analysis published in Current Medical Research and Opinion. Source: HbA1c, insulin use predict real-world response to GLP-1 receptor agonists in type 2 Read more
Rising pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis numbers a result of underdiagnosed diabetes
The number of children with type 1 diabetes who present with diabetic ketoacidosis is increasing by 2% per year, and this may be due to underdiagnosing of diabetes, according to findings published in CMAJ Open. Source: Rising pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis numbers a result of underdiagnosed Read more
CGM, machine learning reveal dysglycemia phenotypes in type 1 diabetes
Researchers have identified three distinct patterns of dysglycemia in adolescents with type 1 diabetes using a combination of blinded continuous glucose monitoring data and machine-learning techniques, offering clinicians an opportunity to better tailor therapy, according to findings published in Pediatric Diabetes. “The study demonstrates that among adolescents with type 1 diabetes and Source: CGM, machine... Read more Read more
Folic acid supplements show potential as ‘novel’ protective measure for gestational diabetes
Women who take at least 400 µg per day of folic acid supplements before they become pregnant may be at lower risk for the development of gestational diabetes, according to findings Read more
Early gestational diabetes diagnosis a shared risk factor for neonatal hypoglycemia, hyperbilirubinemia
Children of mothers who meet the diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes at an early gestational age are at higher risk for hypoglycemia and hyperbilirubinemia compared with those whose mothers are diagnosed later or not at all, according to findings published in Diabetic Medicine. Source: Early gestational diabetes diagnosis a shared risk factor for neonatal hypoglycemia,... Read more Read more