Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners could promote metabolic syndrome, increase diabetes risk
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  April 3, 2018  
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 Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners could promote metabolic syndrome, increase diabetes riskConsumption of low-calorie sweeteners could promote metabolic syndrome, increase diabetes risk
 
Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners could promote metabolic syndrome and predispose people to prediabetes and diabetes, particularly in individuals with obesity, a new study on human fat-derived stem cells and fat samples suggests.
 
 
 Hormone imbalance may be reason for higher diabetes rates among men with insufficient sleepHormone imbalance may be reason for higher diabetes rates among men with insufficient sleep
 
Studies have found an association between insufficient sleep and the development of insulin resistance, one of the factors that cause type 2 diabetes, and now researchers have discovered a biological reason for this relationship, at least in men: an imbalance between their testosterone and cortisol hormones.
 
   New diabetes drug may help obese people shed body weightNew diabetes drug may help obese people shed body weight
 
A compound that mimics a naturally occurring hormone that regulates appetite may help people who have obesity but not diabetes to lose weight, a new study suggests.
 
   Changes in the intestines may be responsible for reversal of diabetes after bariatric surgeryChanges in the intestines may be responsible for reversal of diabetes after bariatric surgery
 
A new study helps explain changes in the intestines that may be responsible for the reversal of diabetes in people who undergo a type of bariatric surgery known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
 
   Advanced insulin pump system can also manage type 1 diabetes in children, study showsAdvanced insulin pump system can also manage type 1 diabetes in children, study shows
 
The MiniMed 670G insulin pump system (Medtronic, Northridge, California) can improve glycemic outcomes in children with type 1 diabetes as young as 7 years of age, according to an industry-funded study.
 
 Wearable medical patch shows promise for early detection of hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes
 
Wearable medical patch shows promise for early detection of hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetesA wearable medical patch measuring the beat-to-beat variation in heart rate is a promising device for the early detection of hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, in type 1 diabetes, according to the researchers who tested the new monitor.
 
 
 Newer treatment for type 2 diabetes reduces liver fat in patients with NAFLD
 
Newer treatment for type 2 diabetes reduces liver fat in patients with NAFLDIn people with type 2 diabetes, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is common and can progress to a severe liver disease known as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
 
 
 Diabetes medication reduces chance of late miscarriage, premature birth among women with PCOS
 
Diabetes medication reduces chance of late miscarriage, premature birth among women with PCOSThe oral diabetes medication metformin seems to reduce the chance of a late miscarriage and premature birth among women with polycystic ovary syndrome but does not affect their rate of developing gestational diabetes, a multicenter study finds.
 
 
 Less nutritious diet mainly contributes to Type 2 diabetes among U.S.-based South Asians
 
Less nutritious diet mainly contributes to Type 2 diabetes among U.S.-based South AsiansLess nutritious dietary choices made by South Asians living in developed countries like the U.S. are a key contributor to the group's rising rate of Type 2 diabetes, UT Southwestern researchers report.
 
 
 Bariatric surgery linked to positive outcomes in very obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes
 
Bariatric surgery linked to positive outcomes in very obese adolescents with type 2 diabetesWhile it's not news that weight loss and medication control type 2 diabetes, a secondary analysis found that bariatric surgery could potentially be an effective option for very obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes, lowering blood glucose levels, improving weight loss and returning cholesterol and blood pressure levels to normal.
 
 
 USC researchers launch global project that aims to curb worldwide rise of diabetes
 
USC researchers launch global project that aims to curb worldwide rise of diabetesUSC researchers have launched a massive scientific effort to construct a detailed, virtual 3-D model of the pancreatic beta cell and its components -- a global project that aims to one day curb the worldwide rise of diabetes.
 
 
 Diabetes intervention program works well at home enviroment
 
Diabetes intervention program works well at home enviromentA public health research team at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis has taken one of the most effective diabetes intervention programs and made it more accessible by partnering with an existing home-visit organization dedicated to working with mothers of preschool-aged children.
 
 
 Poor dental health may be related to increased diabetes risk
 
Poor dental health may be related to increased diabetes riskPoor dental health may be linked with increased risk for diabetes, a new study suggests. The results will be presented in a poster Monday, March 19, at ENDO 2018, the 100th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in Chicago, Ill.
 
 
 Study finds link between pre-pregnancy fitness and lower risk of gestational diabetes
 
Study finds link between pre-pregnancy fitness and lower risk of gestational diabetesExpectant mothers who were more fit before pregnancy are at lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, according to a new study from the University of Iowa.
 
 
 Researchers find expression of lymphatic markers in proliferative diabetic retinopathy tissues
 
Researchers find expression of lymphatic markers in proliferative diabetic retinopathy tissuesProliferative diabetic retinopathy is a major sight-threatening diabetic complication. Nearly all patients with type I diabetes and over 60% of patients with type II diabetes develop retinopathy after 20 years of diabetes, despite metabolic control.
 
 
 FDA permits marketing of Dexcom G6 integrated continuous glucose monitoring system
 
FDA permits marketing of Dexcom G6 integrated continuous glucose monitoring systemThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration today permitted marketing of the Dexcom G6 integrated continuous glucose monitoring system for determining blood glucose (sugar) levels in children aged two and older and adults with diabetes.
 
 
 Hydrogel may accelerate healing of diabetic ulcers
 
Hydrogel may accelerate healing of diabetic ulcersA hydrogel invented at Rice University that is adept at helping the body heal may also be particularly good at treating wounds related to diabetes.
 
 
 Vitamin D deficiency linked to metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women
 
Vitamin D deficiency linked to metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal womenResults of a study carried out in Brazil showed a strong association between vitamin D deficiency and metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women.
 
 
 Praising people with autism shows promise for producing more exercise
 
Praising people with autism shows promise for producing more exerciseSimple statements of praise may have a big effect on the amount of exercise young adults with autism complete, according to preliminary research from the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.
 
 
 Study: Lower temperatures can trigger the body’s ‘good’ fat formation at cellular level
 
Study: Lower temperatures can trigger the body’s ‘good’ fat formation at cellular levelLower temperatures can activate the body's 'good' fat formation at a cellular level, a new study led by academics at The University of Nottingham has found.
 
 
 Weight-loss surgery reduces risk for severe chronic kidney disease and kidney failure
 
Weight-loss surgery reduces risk for severe chronic kidney disease and kidney failurePatients that underwent weight-loss surgery ran a significantly lower risk of developing severe chronic kidney disease and kidney failure, when compared to conventionally treated patients, according to a study published in International Journal of Obesity.
 
 
 Smart socks prevent foot sores for diabetics
 
Smart socks prevent foot sores for diabeticsA San Francisco-based startup Siren has come up with a fabric that contains microsensors. These are embedded in socks for diabetics. They have released these special socks recently and announced a $3.4 million investment from DCM, Khosla Ventures and Founders Fund.
 
 
 Robocall increases diabetic retinopathy screening rates among poor minorities
 
Robocall increases diabetic retinopathy screening rates among poor minoritiesAutomated reminder calls may be an effective tool to improve screening for diabetic eye disease among low-income minority patients, especially African Americans, a new study finds. The study results will be presented Monday at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society's 100th annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.
 
 
 Weight loss surgery widely underutilized among young patients with severe obesity
 
Weight loss surgery widely underutilized among young patients with severe obesityAmong U.S. teenagers and young adults with severe obesity, a new study finds that only a small percentage undergo weight loss surgery, even though it is broadly considered the most effective long-term weight loss therapy.
 
 
 Breastfeeding mothers who overeat may increase risk of health problems in offspring
 
Breastfeeding mothers who overeat may increase risk of health problems in offspringMothers who overeat during the period when they are breastfeeding may have children who are at increased risk of becoming obese and going through early puberty, a new study of mice suggests.
 
 
 SP Industries appoints Brian Larkin as new President and CEO
 
SP Industries appoints Brian Larkin as new President and CEOSP Industries Inc. has announced the appointment of Brian Larkin as its President and Chief Executive Officer effective February 19th replacing William (Bill) Downs who recently retired.
 
 
 Researchers reveal molecular structure of 'anti-aging' protein
 
Researchers reveal molecular structure of 'anti-aging' proteinResearchers from UT Southwestern's Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research and Internal Medicine's Division of Nephrology recently published work in Nature that reveals the molecular structure of the so-called "anti-aging" protein alpha Klotho (a-Klotho) and how it transmits a hormonal signal that controls a variety of biologic processes.
 
 
 Medicaid minus stigma: In Indian country, it’s part of the fabric of life
 
Medicaid minus stigma: In Indian country, it’s part of the fabric of lifeOn a crisp sunny day, Tyson Toledo, a precocious 5-year-old boy, hobbled into a private health clinic to have his infected foot examined.
 
 
 Research provides better understanding of how cancerous cells behave in low oxygen
 
Research provides better understanding of how cancerous cells behave in low oxygenAn international team of researchers found how cancer cells respond to DNA damage signaling when in low oxygen, or hypoxia.
 
 
 A Proactive Attitude to Health Care
 
A Proactive Attitude to Health CareiSelect highlight the importance of private health insurance for early diagnosis of health conditions with flexible scheduling options for health checks.
 
 
 Mediterranean diet appears to be good for postmenopausal women's bones and muscles
 
Mediterranean diet appears to be good for postmenopausal women's bones and musclesThe heart-healthy Mediterranean diet also appears to be good for an older woman's bones and muscles, a new study of postmenopausal women in Brazil finds.