Bariatric Tx Linked With Better Cardiac Outcomes
Bariatric surgery was tied to significantly lower rates of coronary revascularization and incidence of coronary events, according to a propensity matched analysis. Source: Bariatric Tx Linked With Better Cardiac Read more
Topical corticosteroid use may increase type 2 diabetes risk
Use of potent topical corticosteroids in the preceding 4 years was more common among Danish and U.K. adults who went on to develop type 2 diabetes than among those who did not develop the disease, suggesting that use of these agents may be associated with increased risk for type 2 diabetes, according to findings from... Read more Read more
Lower creatinine levels may indicate elevated diabetes risk among men
Decreasing creatinine levels were associated with increasing risk for diabetes among men, particularly for those older than age 45 years, according to findings presented in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation. Source: Lower creatinine levels may indicate elevated diabetes risk among Read more
Source of Chronic Inflammation in Aging
Aging is a complex process that results from a combination of environmental, genetic, and epigenetic factors. Here, we summarized the factors and cellular pathways/processes that are known Read more
The Surprisingly Positive Association Between Obesity and Cancer Immunotherapy Efficacy
This Viewpoint reviews early evidence of improved outcomes among patients with cancer and higher BMIs treated with tumor checkpoint inhibitors, and the scientific challenges of Read more
Metformin lowers long-term diabetes risk
Metformin was shown to have long-term protective effects against diabetes development in adults at greatest risk, especially those with higher HbA1c levels and women who have had gestational diabetes, according to findings published in Diabetes Care. Source: Metformin lowers long-term diabetes Read more
Basal Insulin Reduction 90 Minutes Before Exercise Beneficial for Glucose Control, Hypoglycemia Risk in T1D 
A 50% to 80% basal rate reduction performed 90 minutes before beginning exercise will improve open-loop glucose control and decrease the risk for hypoglycemia during exercise in individuals Read more
Microbiota May Help Single Out ‘Lean’ NAFLD
Both fecal and blood microbiota profiles showed different patterns between participants with obese-type versus lean-type nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and these may serve as Read more
Frequent stress increases diabetes risk
More frequent high-stress situations could increase the odds of developing diabetes, according to findings from a study of Chinese adults published in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation. Source: Frequent stress increases diabetes Read more
‘Mentally Tiring’ Jobs May Up Women’s T2D Risk
Demanding work could put a woman at a higher risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Source: ‘Mentally Tiring’ Jobs May Up Women’s T2D Read more