Weight Loss With Metformin Maintained at 15 Years
Metformin helped maintain long-term weight loss in individuals at risk for type 2 diabetes, a post-hoc analysis of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) trial found. Source: Weight Loss Read more
Fermentation potential of the gut microbiome: implications for energy homeostasis and weight management.
Energy homeostasis is regulated by twin factors, energy intake and energy expenditure. Obesity arises when these two factors are out of balance. Recently, the microflora residing in the Read more
Late meal timing fails to influence risk for diabetes, prediabetes
Late-night food consumption did not affect risk for developing prediabetes or diabetes over 5 years of follow-up for British adults , according to findings published in Diabetic Medicine. Source: Late meal timing fails to influence risk for diabetes, Read more
SGLT inhibitors for type 1 diabetes require more study
In this video exclusive, Mohammad El-rifai, MD, an endocrinologist at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, describes the benefits and risks of using SGLT inhibitors in type 1 diabetes. Source: VIDEO: SGLT inhibitors for type 1 diabetes require more Read more
Gestational diabetes doubles risk for incident diabetes into young adulthood
Children of mothers with gestational diabetes are at higher risk for developing diabetes during childhood and adolescence than those born to mothers without the condition, according to findings presented in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Source: Gestational diabetes doubles risk for incident diabetes into young Read more
Fish oil, probiotics fail to protect against gestational diabetes
Consuming fish oil or probiotics during pregnancy is not an effective means of avoiding gestational diabetes in women with overweight or obesity, according to study results published in Diabetes Care. Source: Fish oil, probiotics fail to protect against gestational Read more
Obesity’s effect on reproductive hormones begins in early puberty
Boys and girls with obesity already display hallmarks of reproductive dysfunction during the early stages of puberty, including differences in hormone levels that are partially influenced Read more
ADA: Medical nutrition therapy ‘fundamental’ in diabetes management
All adults with diabetes or prediabetes should be referred to individualized, diabetes-focused medical nutrition therapy at diagnosis and as needed throughout the lifespan as part of an overall care plan with the goal of improving disease outcomes, according to a new consensus statement released by the American Diabetes Association. Source: ADA: Medical nutrition therapy ‘fundamental’... Read more Read more
Metformin Improves Peripheral Insulin Sensitivity in Young Patients With Type 1 Diabetes
Metformin might improve whole-body and peripheral insulin sensitivity in overweight/obese adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Source: Metformin Improves Peripheral Insulin Sensitivity in Read more
Insulin Resistance: Do We Have It Backwards?
Historically, both diabetes prevention and diabetes treatment have been rooted in the notion that weight gain leads to insulin resistance, perpetuating a medical model for diabetes grounded Read more