Primary-Care-Led Weight Loss Strategy Could Lead to Diabetes Remission

A weight-loss intervention in primary care may lead to type 2 diabetes remission, suggests a Lancet study. Nearly 50 U.K. primary care practices were...
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A study from Harvard University has found that those who gained weight after quitting smoking had a 22 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes in comparison with current smokers.
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(Reuters Health) - Weight gain can be a big concern for smokers who want to quit, and a new study suggests that it raises the odds of developing type 2 diabetes in the first six years after quitting.
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Publication date: Available online 15 August 2018Source: SteroidsAuthor(s): Julius Fink, Masahito Matsumoto, Yoshifumi TamuraAbstractSedentary lifestyle and over-nutrition are the main causes of obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, the same causes are major triggers of hypogonadism. Many T2D patients show low testosterone levels while hypogonadal men seem to be prone to become diabetic. Testosterone plays a major role in the regulation of muscle mass, adipose tissue, inflammation and insulin sensitivity and is therefore indirectly regulating several metabolic pathways, while T2D is commonly triggered by insulin resi...
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A growing number of studies suggest that getting a handle on a few key risk factors can bring type 2 diabetes under control. Lowering blood sugar, for instance, reduces the risk of additional health problems, such as heart disease and stroke related to the disease. But most of these studies have focused on studying one risk factor — like blood sugar, cholesterol or blood pressure — at a time. In a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers analyzed what happens to death rates and other health problems when people control up to five known risk factors for type 2 diabetes. The study ...
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Shares in ReShape Lifesciences (NSDQ:RSLS) have fell 30% today after the weight loss device maker posted second quarter earnings that missed expectations on Wall Street and announced it terminated plans for an upcoming offering. The San Clemente, Calif.-based company posted losses of $35.3 million, or $14.23 per share, on sales of $653,369 for the three months ended June 30, seeing losses grow 415.3% while sales grew 602.1% compared with the same period last year. Losses per share were significantly behind the $1.79 consensus on Wall Street. “We have made a lot of meaningful progress this quarter at ReShape, wit...
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Oatmeal is a near-universally beloved breakfast. While it has historically been enjoyed across Europe, Russia and the U.S., oatmeal is rapidly gaining popularity in developing countries because of its affordability and its perceived health properties. But is oatmeal really good for you? To answer that question, it’s first important to differentiate among all the different types of oatmeal. There’s steel-cut and rolled, quick-cooking and instant. But all of these terms refer to different methods of preparing hulled oats for cooking. “You can’t eat an unprocessed oat straight from the field,” sa...
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WEDNESDAY, Aug. 15, 2018 -- There's good news and bad news for smokers who worry about packing on extra pounds when they try to quit. In a new study, quitters who gained a lot of weight faced a higher short-term risk of developing type 2 diabetes,...
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Can you imagine if you went to your primary care doctor’s office for cooking classes? What if your visit included time spent planning meals, discussing grocery lists and the benefits of home cooking, and learning culinary techniques? If that sounds odd to you, it shouldn’t. We already know that the more people cook at home, the healthier their diet, the fewer calories they consume, and the less likely they are to be obese or develop type 2 diabetes. A growing body of scientific evidence supports teaching patients how to cook meals at home as an effective medical intervention for improving diet quality, weight l...
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Condition:   Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Intervention:   Drug: Semaglutide Sponsor:   Novo Nordisk A/S Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Type2 Diabetes Intervention:   Drug: SGLT2 inhibitor Sponsor:   Nanjing First Hospital, Nanjing Medical University Not yet recruiting
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