Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption increases risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome
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  November 8, 2017  
  Diabetes  
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 Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption increases risk of diabetes, metabolic syndromeSugar-sweetened beverage consumption increases risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome
 
Regularly drinking sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda and juice contributes to the development of diabetes, high blood pressure, and other endemic health problems, according to a review of epidemiological studies published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.
 
 
 Diabetes awareness month: Mount Sinai experts share tips for disease preventionDiabetes awareness month: Mount Sinai experts share tips for disease prevention
 
Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Today, 29.1 million people in the United States have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
 
   New discovery in beta-cell pathway shows potential to improve effectiveness of diabetes drugsNew discovery in beta-cell pathway shows potential to improve effectiveness of diabetes drugs
 
Over the past 15 years, University of Alabama at Birmingham endocrinologist Anath Shalev, M.D., has unraveled a crucial biological pathway that malfunctions in diabetes.
 
   Certain factors associated with sleep disturbance in type 2 diabetes patientsCertain factors associated with sleep disturbance in type 2 diabetes patients
 
In a Journal of Advanced Nursing study of 90 adults with type 2 diabetes, female gender, elevated blood sugar levels, neuropathic pain, and fatigue were related to sleep disturbance, even after controlling for factors such as age, diabetes duration, depressive symptoms, and distress.
 
   New research disproves using anti-malaria drug for diabetes treatmentNew research disproves using anti-malaria drug for diabetes treatment
 
A drug used to treat malaria does not, after all, create new insulin-producing cells, according to a new paper from researchers at the University of California, Davis. The work, published in Cell Metabolism Nov. 2, refutes a study published in Cell in January.
 
 History of kidney stones linked to higher risk for metabolic, hypertensive complications during pregnancy
 
History of kidney stones linked to higher risk for metabolic, hypertensive complications during pregnancyResults from a new study suggest that a history of kidney stones may indicate an increased risk for metabolic and hypertensive complications during pregnancy and add support to a growing body of research linking kidney stones with systemic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
 
 
 UW study shows link between toxic air and psychological distress
 
UW study shows link between toxic air and psychological distressThere is little debate over the link between air pollution and the human respiratory system: Research shows that dirty air can impair breathing and aggravate various lung diseases. Other potential effects are being investigated, too, as scientists examine connections between toxic air and obesity, diabetes and dementia.
 
 
 Short-term exposure to western diet can put individuals at risk for vascular damage and prediabetes
 
Short-term exposure to western diet can put individuals at risk for vascular damage and prediabetesCould short-term exposure to the average American diet increase one’s risk for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease? According to a recent study funded by the American Heart Association (AHA), researchers from New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) provide compelling evidence to support this hypothesis.
 
 
 Danish study sheds light on why whole grains are healthy
 
Danish study sheds light on why whole grains are healthyWhen overweight adults exchange refined grain products - such as white bread and pasta - with whole grain varieties, they eat less, they lose weight and the amount of inflammation in their bodies decreases. These are some of the findings of a large Danish study headed by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
 
 
 Environmental toxin exposure may disrupt function of circadian clock, research shows
 
Environmental toxin exposure may disrupt function of circadian clock, research showsCan environmental toxins disrupt circadian rhythms - the biological "clock" whose disturbance is linked to chronic inflammation and a host of human disorders? Research showing a link between circadian disruption and plankton that have adapted to road salt pollution puts the question squarely on the table.
 
 
 UC study explores racial and gender disparities in elderly dialysis patients
 
UC study explores racial and gender disparities in elderly dialysis patientsUniversity of Cincinnati researchers are examining racial and gender disparities in dialysis patients as well as the impact of poor functional status and pre-dialysis hospitalizations on elderly dialysis patients.
 
 
 Increasing prevalence of chronic conditions linked to adverse health outcomes for moms and newborns
 
Increasing prevalence of chronic conditions linked to adverse health outcomes for moms and newbornsPregnant women today are more likely to have chronic conditions that could cause life-threatening complications than at any other time in the past decade – particularly poor women and those living in rural communities, a new Michigan Medicine study suggests.