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Nutrition & diabetes articles from the top news sources, pulled on a weekly basis.

"Our study does present new evidence that dietary PUFA is strongly associated with sedentary behavior among pre-teen girls and weakly associated with diabetes among adult women across Europe," says Ghosh, recommending for more trials and studies to ...

Published: 4/12/2017 2:34:29 PM

Dual diagnosis of an eating disorder and diabetes mellitus type 1 (ED-DMT1) is a somewhat newly recognized psychiatric illness in which patients with type 1 diabetes intentionally misuse insulin for weight control. The seriousness of the condition was ...

Published: 4/12/2017 9:39:22 AM

The study suggests that having high blood levels of indolepropionic acid, which is a byproduct of gut bacteria, may protect against type 2 diabetes. Writing about the discovery in the journal Scientific Reports, the team - led by researchers from the ...

Published: 4/12/2017 9:19:09 AM

"Our study does present new evidence that dietary PUFA is strongly associated with sedentary behavior among pre-teen girls and weakly associated with diabetes among adult women across Europe," says Ghosh, recommending for more trials and studies to ...

Published: 4/12/2017 8:01:22 AM

Most of us know that eating fresh fruit and vegetables is good for our health. However, people diagnosed with diabetes may avoid fruit due to its high sugar content. New research investigates the health benefits of fresh fruit consumption among people ...

Published: 4/12/2017 3:06:12 AM

While diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness among working age adults in the United States – and one of the most common complications from all types of diabetes – early detection and treatment can reduce that risk by up to 95 percent.

Published: 4/11/2017 6:12:23 PM

Amazon Web Services and Merck announced a developer competition on Monday to that plans to harness artificial intelligence for diabetics. Dubbed the Alexa Diabetes Challenge, and powered by Luminary Labs, the contest aims to incent upstarts and ...

Published: 4/11/2017 1:38:29 PM

Digital health startups that target chronic conditions like obesity and diabetes have been bolstered by new evidence that suggests those tech-driven interventions can have a substantial impact. But questions still surround an industry that is rife with ...

Published: 4/11/2017 11:09:26 AM

Omada trains people to follow a diet and exercise program that was shown in a large clinical trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health to lower the risk of progression to diabetes by 58 percent. To help people stick to their program, the ...

Published: 4/10/2017 11:02:03 PM

A Connecticut teenager is making medical history. She's one of the first in the country to receive a so called artificial pancreas.

Published: 4/10/2017 3:23:35 PM

Such continuous monitoring could help reduce the risk of diabetes-related health problems, by alerting someone about any major changes in his or her blood sugar levels right when they happen, Herman said. (In an individual who has diabetes, the body ...

Published: 4/10/2017 1:01:25 PM

Nearly four times as many Americans may die of diabetes as indicated on death certificates, a rate that would bump the disease up from the seventh-leading cause of death to No. 3, according to estimates in a recent study. Researchers and advocates say ...

Published: 4/7/2017 1:08:39 PM

"In the middle of the 1970s and especially after the '80s, the prevalence of diabetes exploded," says Dr. Carlos Aguilar Salinas, the vice head of the endocrine department at Mexico's National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition in Mexico City.

Published: 4/5/2017 3:23:40 PM

... of developing type 2 diabetes in people at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The study also analyzes the effects of substituting foods rich in proteins and carbohydrates with legumes, and the findings were published in the journal ...

Published: 4/2/2017 3:05:37 AM