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Biomarker Risk Score May Identify Women at Risk for Gestational Diabetes

The predictive ability of a biomarker risk score beyond established risk factors may help identify women at risk of developing gestational diabetes (GDM) before conception and help with tailoring targeted prevention strategies, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society. Researchers led by Sylvia E. Badon, PhD, of the Division...
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Weight Cycling Is Associated with a Higher Risk of Death

However, weight loss from weight cycling can reduce diabetes risk in people with obesity Weight cycling is associated with a higher risk of death, according to a new study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Weight cycling, or the constant losing and gaining of weight (usually from diet), leads to adverse health outcomes....
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Constructive Disruption in Diabetes

In its inaugural event, the Disrupt Diabetes Design Challenge brought together new perspectives to tackle persistent challenges diabetes with a human-first, design-centric approach. A mechanical engineer is sitting in a conference room at Stanford University. At the table, he is joined by an emergency medicine clinical pharmacist and healthcare designer. Across from them sit two...
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Analysis Estimates the Positive Impact of Empagliflozin on Life Expectancy in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes and Established Cardiovascular Disease

Treatment with empagliflozin may positively impact life expectancy in adults with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease, according to results from the EMPA-REG OUTCOME trial recently published in Circulation. Using actuarial methods and assuming that the demonstrated beneficial effects of empagliflozin remain consistent with long-term use, empagliflozin was estimated to extend life expectancy by one...

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