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Purpose Bariatric surgery is considered as an effective therapeutic strategy for weight loss in severe obesity. Remission of type 2 diabetes is often achieved after the surgery. We investigated whether increase in self-reported habitual physical activity associates with improved skeletal muscle insulin sensitivity and reduction of fat depots after bariatric surgery. Methods We assessed self-reported habitual physical activity using Baecke questionnaire in 18 diabetic and 28 nondiabetic patients with morbid obesity (median age, 46 yr; body mass index, 42.0 kg·m−2) before and 6 months after bariatric surger...
Conclusions Substantial variability in response to standardized exercise was observed for change in both WC and body weight after accounting for the variability not attributed to exercise. Potential determinants of the interindividual variability in response to exercise remain unclear.
ConclusionTwo-dimensional PC-MRI can quantify meso-Rex bypass blood flow relative to total systemic flow. In a cohort of 25 children, bypass flow correlated to minimum bypass area and platelet count. Two-dimensional PC-MRI may be valuable alongside MR angiography to assess bypass integrity.
HIGH BLOOD pressure can be lowered by exercising regularly to keep the heart and blood vessels healthy. But what ’s the best type of exercise to maintain normal blood pressure? Experts recommend one particular activity.
By 2030, there will be 9 million adults over age 65 in California — up from 6 million now — according to an estimate by the state’s department of finance. Buta new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research finds that California ’s public mental health workforce is poorly prepared to address their mental health needs and provide treatment for substance abuse.The report ’s publication coincides with a meeting this week in San Diego of the California Behavioral Planning Council, which will discuss the workforce problem and a five-year workforce education and training plan. But...
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More than 4,500 healthcare professionals from 50 countries will converge on the Hawaii Convention Center for the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference, to be held Feb. 6-8, the center announced Tuesday. It's the second time Hawaii is hosting the conference. "The center first hosted the International Stroke Conference in 2013, and we are looking forward to welcoming this world-class meeting back to Hawaii, kicking off a year of major medical and scientific gatherings here,"…
Dogs could help people with type 1 diabetes manage their condition, a new study shows. Specially trained canines can 'sniff out' blood sugar levels.
CONCLUSION: Our findings suggested that disturbance in oxytocin is associated with susceptibility to schizophrenia predisposition. In sum, therapeutic interventions that address oxytocin and over protection may influence the outcomes in this severe mental disorder. PMID: 30636461 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Two cases of advanced non-secretory adrenal masses demonstrate the challenges of diagnosing this rare and aggressive malignancy.Journal of Medical Case Reports