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Nutrition Cut Added Sugars to 10% or Less, says WHO

Cut Added Sugars to 10% or Less, says WHO

The world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just 6 to 12 teaspoons per day, according to WHO.

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Gestational Diabetes May Up Autism Risk

Gestational Diabetes May Up Autism Risk

High blood glucose might interfere with normal brain development, researcher says.

No Mortality Benefit Seen with Diabetes Screening

No Mortality Benefit Seen with Diabetes Screening

Treatment of impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance can delay progression to diabetes.

Watch Less Television, Dodge Diabetes?

Watch Less Television, Dodge Diabetes?

For every hour spent watching TV, the risk of diabetes increased 3.4%.

Exercise Cuts Diabetic Neuropathy Pain Perception

Exercise Cuts Diabetic Neuropathy Pain Perception

Aerobic exercise intervention doesn't appear to change pain severity measures

Third-Line Therapy Choices for Type 2 Diabetes

Third-Line Therapy Choices for Type 2 Diabetes

TZD effective post metformin and exenatide; exenatide effective post metformin and glimepiride.

Focus on Modifiable Risks in Diabetes to Lower CV Events

Focus on Modifiable Risks in Diabetes to Lower CV Events

Modifiable risk factors account for a considerable proportion of CV events, death in those with, without CVD.

Partial Nephrectomy Does Not Eliminate CKD Risk

Partial Nephrectomy Does Not Eliminate CKD Risk

The risk is particularly elevated for patients who have CKD risk factors, such as hypertension, diabetes, and older age.

1 in 4 African Americans Has Subclinical Disease

1 in 4 African Americans Has Subclinical Disease

Prevalence 26%; increased odds of disease among those with metabolic syndrome, diabetes

International Cardiovascular Disease Risk Equation

International Cardiovascular Disease Risk Equation

Risk equation can be recalibrated for application in different countries; good discrimination in validations.

Antibiotics Linked to Higher Risk of Diabetes

Antibiotics Linked to Higher Risk of Diabetes

Data on 1 million people suggest a higher risk of the illness linked to changes in gut microbes.

3 Key Aspects of 2015 Diabetes Standards

3 Key Aspects of 2015 Diabetes Standards

2015 Standards for Diabetes Care focus on ethnic differences in risk, BP targets and treatment goals.

Cut Added Sugars to 10% or Less, says WHO

Cut Added Sugars to 10% or Less, says WHO

The world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just 6 to 12 teaspoons per day, according to WHO.

Why Generic Insulin Is Not Available

Why Generic Insulin Is Not Available

Insulin has evolved through incremental improvements, with innovations in safety and efficacy, leading to renewable patents.

Improve Insulin Pump Safety, Say U.S. and European Researchers

Improve Insulin Pump Safety, Say U.S. and European Researchers

Researchers say regulators should require more from insulin pump manufacturing companies and gather more data on long-term use.

Americans Taking Steps to Reduce Dietary Sodium

Americans Taking Steps to Reduce Dietary Sodium

53% taking action to reduce sodium. Those receiving medical advice to reduce sodium intake appeared more willing to take action.