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Men's Health Update Walking, Household Chores Can Improve Seniors' Health

Walking, Household Chores Can Improve Seniors' Health

Researchers suggest 300 minutes weekly of activities such as walking or gardening.

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Obesity, Diabetes Hike Post-Cystectomy Surgical Site Infection Risk

Obesity, Diabetes Hike Post-Cystectomy Surgical Site Infection Risk

Preoperative weight loss greater than 10% and operative time more than 6 hours also increased the risk.

Walking, Household Chores Can Improve Seniors' Health

Walking, Household Chores Can Improve Seniors' Health

Researchers suggest 300 minutes weekly of activities such as walking or gardening.

Islet Transplantation Safe and Restores Glycemic Control

Islet Transplantation Safe and Restores Glycemic Control

Islet transplantation restores good and lasting glycemic control, prevents severe hypoglycemia

Subclinical Hypothyroidism Ups Diabetes Risk Only in Statin Users

Subclinical Hypothyroidism Ups Diabetes Risk Only in Statin Users

No increased diabetes risk for patients with hypothyroidism treated with thyroid hormone replacement therapy.

U.S. Obesity Epidemic Getting Worse

U.S. Obesity Epidemic Getting Worse

Only 25% of men and 33% of women in the U.S. are at a healthy weight, researchers say.

Longer Sleep Duration Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Longer Sleep Duration Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Correlation partially attenuated after adjustment for body mass index and change in weight.

Diabetes Patients Have Higher Mortality from Infections

Diabetes Patients Have Higher Mortality from Infections

Risk up for various infections; increased risk seems greater for type 1 than type 2 diabetes.

Newly Diagnosed Diabetes Patients Have Low Serum Vitamin D3

Newly Diagnosed Diabetes Patients Have Low Serum Vitamin D3

Serum 25(OH)D3 linked to glucose-stimulated insulin secretion, -cell function.

Time-Updated Hemoglobin A1c Linked to Heart Attack Risk

Time-Updated Hemoglobin A1c Linked to Heart Attack Risk

Stronger correlation for MI risk with updated latest and updated mean versus baseline HbA1c.

Sulfonylureas Increase Lipids in Type 2 Diabetes

Sulfonylureas Increase Lipids in Type 2 Diabetes

Increase in free fatty acids, triglycerides; decrease in low- and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

BCG Vaccine Phase II Trial Approved for Type 1 Diabetes

BCG Vaccine Phase II Trial Approved for Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers will look at effects of the Bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccine in people with longstanding type 1 diabetes.

Diabetes May Guard Against Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Diabetes May Guard Against Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Study suggests a potential protective effect, but researchers can't explain it.

Sitagliptin Not Linked to Cardiovascular Events in Diabetics

Sitagliptin Not Linked to Cardiovascular Events in Diabetics

Findings among patients with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease.

Women with Hypertension, Diabetes Less Likely to Use CAM

Women with Hypertension, Diabetes Less Likely to Use CAM

Lower odds for consulting complementary and alternative medicine practitioner, taking CAM

Diabetic Kidney Disease Linked to High Uric Acid

Diabetic Kidney Disease Linked to High Uric Acid

Increased uric acid levels were correlated with decreased HbA1c and increased prevalence of diabetic kidney disease, study finds.