Interventions Promoting Physical Activity in African American Women: An Integrative Review.

CONCLUSIONS: Future studies should include long-term follow-up, larger sample sizes, and objective measures of PA. Additional research promoting PA in African American women is warranted, particularly in studies that focus on increasing PA in older African American women. PMID: 26544170 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: J Cardiovasc Nurs Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: MHO increased the prevalence of carotid plaque when compared with non-obese subjects, suggesting the potential significance of MHO in the development of subsequent cardiovascular diseases. PMID: 31231080 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis - Category: Cardiology Tags: J Atheroscler Thromb Source Type: research
Conditions:   Pre Diabetes;   Overweight and Obesity Interventions:   Behavioral: MyDiPP (Malaysia Diabetes Prevention Program);   Other: usual care Sponsor:   Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin Recruiting
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Conditions:   Obesity;   Cardiovascular Risk Factor Interventions:   Behavioral: Outreach Support for Weight Loss Goal Setting and Self-Weighing;   Behavioral: Outreach Decision Support to Encourage Linkages to Intensive Community Lifestyle Interventions;   Behavioral: Adaptive Tailoring of Information Delivery and Intensity of Primary Care Outreach Support Sponsors:   Northwestern University;   National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Not yet recruiting
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ConclusionAfter adjustment for potential confounders, we observed an inverse association for nut consumption and obesity but positive association for DM and nut intake. On the basis of our findings, it is suggested that incorporation of nuts into people's usual diet may have beneficial effects for individuals with lower risk such as subjects without DM.
Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 June 2019Source: Trends in Endocrinology &MetabolismAuthor(s): Jo E. Lewis, Francis J.P. Ebling, Ricardo J. Samms, Kostas TsintzasFibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) is a protein highly synthesized in the liver that exerts paracrine and endocrine control of many aspects of energy homeostasis in multiple tissues. In preclinical models of obesity and type 2 diabetes, treatment with FGF21 improves glucose homeostasis and promotes weight loss, and, as a result, FGF21 has attracted considerable attention as a therapeutic agent for the treatment of metabolic syndrome in humans. An improv...
Source: Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Obesity, a chronic multifaceted disease, predisposes its patients to increased risk of metabolic disorders such as: diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseaseas, dyslipidemia, etc. Recent studies reported it to be amongst the leading causes of deaths in the world. Although several treatment options for obesity abound, many of them have not been able to successfully reverse the existing obesity and metabolic dysregulation. This has therefore warranted the need for either alternative therapies or diversification of the treatment approach for obesity and its comorbidity. When the receptor for advanced glycation end products (R...
Source: Frontiers in Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
Campaigners say a new prime minister must deliver on promises of anti-obesity measures Related items fromOnMedica Childhood obesity plan Doctors back TV junk food advertising ban CQC raises concerns over independent slimming clinics and doctors Very low-calorie diets set to tackle obesity and diabetes GPs should lead on weight management advice to children
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We present our experience in the intraoperative positioning of such a patient who underwent surgery for retinal detachment.
Source: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Source Type: research
Source: Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy Source Type: research
By Katie Hunt, CNN (CNN) — Drinking coffee could activate the body’s fat-fighting defenses, a discovery that could have potential implications in the battle against obesity and diabetes. In a study published Monday, researchers at the University of Nottingham said that coffee may help stimulate our brown fat reserves, also known as brown adipose tissue, which play a key role in how quickly we can burn calories. There are two forms of fat cells, brown cells and white cells, and each plays a different role in our metabolism. While brown cells help generate heat, white cells are responsible for the storage of...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health News CNN Coffee Source Type: news
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