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AHA News: Cluster of Risky Conditions That Can Lead To Heart Disease Is Rising in Hispanic Adults

TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 (American Heart Association News) – A cluster of conditions called metabolic syndrome that could lead to heart disease and stroke is becoming more common among Hispanic...

Pandemic Means Financial Hardship for Many With Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2020 – People with diabetes face a higher risk of developing complications from COVID-19, but a new survey reports they have also suffered more economic fallout from the...

Shared Decision Making Improves Youth Continuous Glucose Monitor Use

TUESDAY, Aug. 11, 2020 – Youth with diabetes who are involved with the decision to start continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) are more likely to continue using the technology, according to a study...

COVID-19 May Trigger High Blood Sugar, Raising Death Risk: Study

MONDAY, July 13, 2020 – Bodies stressed by severe COVID-19 could produce abnormally high blood sugar levels, even in people without diagnosed diabetes. And that appears tied to a doubling of the...

Interruption of Sitting May Cut Acute Postprandial Response

WEDNESDAY, July 8, 2020 – When individuals interrupt prolonged sitting with bouts of light physical activity, postprandial insulin and glucose levels are reduced, according to a study published in...

2019 Screening Guidelines Would Label More as T2DM Cases

FRIDAY, June 19, 2020 – Adopting the 2019 Endocrine Society guidelines for diabetes screening would substantially increase the number of older adults classified as having type 2 diabetes but would...

Adherence to Diabetes Meds May Cut Mortality in Colorectal Cancer

TUESDAY, June 2, 2020 – For patients with colorectal cancer and diabetes, adherence to diabetes medication is associated with better survival, according to a study published online June 1 in Cancer,...

Insulin Resistance May Add to Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Prognosis

MONDAY, June 1, 2020 – Insulin resistance is one factor mediating part of the association between race and poor prognosis in breast cancer, according to a study published online May 12 in Breast...

Higher Intake of Whole-Fat Dairy May Cut Metabolic Syndrome Risk

TUESDAY, May 19, 2020 – Higher intake of whole-fat dairy products is associated with a lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) as well as hypertension and diabetes, according to a study...

Bone Health Declining in U.S. Adults With and Without Prediabetes

TUESDAY, May 12, 2020 – The bone health of adults older than 40 years of age is declining for individuals both with normal glucose regulation and prediabetes, according to a study recently published...

Well-Controlled Blood Glucose May Improve COVID-19 Outcomes

WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2020 – For patients with COVID-19 and type 2 diabetes (T2D), well-controlled blood glucose (BG) is associated with lower mortality during hospitalization, according to a study...

Sleep Apnea Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels Among Blacks

MONDAY, May 4, 2020 – Black Americans with severe sleep apnea are more likely to have high blood glucose levels, according to a study published online April 28 in the Journal of the American Heart...

Upward Income Mobility Tied to Worse Cardiometabolic Health

TUESDAY, April 28, 2020 – Upward income mobility is associated with lower perceived stress and fewer depressive symptoms but with higher rates of metabolic syndrome, according to a study published...

Social Inequality May Contribute to Poor Metabolic, Bone Health

TUESDAY, April 28, 2020 – Social factors might be significant contributors to coexisting metabolic syndrome (MetS) and osteoporosis (OP) in postmenopausal women, according to a study published...

Diabetes Increases Risk for Poorer Prognosis in COVID-19

MONDAY, April 20, 2020 – Diabetes may contribute to more severe symptoms, rapid progression, and poorer prognosis in patients infected with COVID-19, according to a study published online March 31...

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