Lack of sleep can have role in obesity and diabetes

Losing 30 minutes of sleep a day is a risk factor for developing obesity and type-2 diabetes, according to joint Bristol-Qatar study presented at ENDO 2015. BBC News
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

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CONCLUSION: Snoring is associated with impaired glucose metabolism even in otherwise metabolically healthy adults. Habitual snorers may require lifestyle modifications and pharmacological treatment to improve glycemic profile. PMID: 32431103 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Diabetes and Metabolism Journal - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes Metab J Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Although prevalence of circadian disruptors was higher among ethnic minority populations and some disruptors were associated with T2D, disruptors did not account for ethnic differences in T2D risk. PMID: 32438513 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Obesity - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Tags: Obesity (Silver Spring) Source Type: research
By Emma Young We all know that too little sleep is bad for us. Matthew Walker, a UC Berkeley sleep scientist and author of the best-selling Why We Sleep, has gone so far as to declare: “The shorter you sleep, the shorter your life.” However, some researchers fear that our concerns about not getting enough sleep are becoming overblown — and that, ironically, they could be making the problem worse. In this feature, we take a look at evidence that “too little” sleep isn’t always the disaster that it’s held up to be. It’s not always about a lack of sleep You’ll be fami...
Source: BPS RESEARCH DIGEST - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Feature Sleep and dreaming Source Type: blogs
This study provides direct evidence for the contribution of gut microbiota to the cognitive decline during normal aging and suggests that restoring microbiota homeostasis in the elderly may improve cognitive function. On Nutraceutical Senolytics https://www.fightaging.org/archives/2020/05/on-nutraceutical-senolytics/ Nutraceuticals are compounds derived from foods, usually plants. In principle one can find useful therapies in the natural world, taking the approach of identifying interesting molecules and refining them to a greater potency than naturally occurs in order to produce a usefully large therape...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Newsletters Source Type: blogs
Source: Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy Source Type: research
Genes, Vol. 11, Pages 461: An Integrative Phenotype–Genotype Approach Using Phenotypic Characteristics from the UAE National Diabetes Study Identifies HSD17B12 as a Candidate Gene for Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Genes doi: 10.3390/genes11040461 Authors: Mahmood Y. Hachim Hayat Aljaibeji Rifat A. Hamoudi Ibrahim Y. Hachim Noha M. Elemam Abdul Khader Mohammed Albert Salehi Jalal Taneera Nabil Sulaiman The United Arab Emirates National Diabetes and Lifestyle Study (UAEDIAB) has identified obesity, hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea, and dyslipidemia as common phenotypic characteristics correlate...
Source: Genes - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
In this study we have tried to evaluate the impact of bariatric surgery on the whole cohort of hypothyroid patients and compare the effect of various bariatric procedures on thyroid hormone replacement dose.
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Original articles Source Type: research
In this study, we have tried to evaluate the impact of bariatric surgery on the whole cohort of hypothyroid patients and compare the effect of various bariatric procedures on thyroid hormone replacement dose.
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Bariatric surgery might cause reduction of thyroid replacement dosage in hypothyroid, morbidly obese patients. PMID: 32409116 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Surg Obes Relat Dis Source Type: research
ConclusionsSG was the preferable option to RYGB for patients aged 60  years old or older, as SG has been shown not inferior to RYGB in terms of effectiveness, while being safer than RYGB.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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