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2012-09-18 23:05:32

Twenty minutes of daily, vigorous physical activity over just three months can reduce a child's risk of diabetes as well as his total body fat - including dangerous, deep abdominal fat — but 40 minutes works even better, researchers report. "If exercise is good for you, then more exercise ought to be better for you and that is what we found for most of our outcomes," said Dr. Catherine Davis, clinical health psychologist at the Institute of Public and Preventive Health at Georgia...

Diabetes Risk High for Ethnic Minorities
2012-09-11 10:23:25

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study by the Wellcome Trust and British Heart Foundation has found that half of all people of African, African Caribbean and South Asian ethnic backgrounds will have diabetes by the time they reach 80 years of age. Researchers utilized the Southhall and Brent REvisited (SABRE) study to examine the extent of the role played by ethnic background in the development of type 2 diabetes for several minority ethnic groups. They...

2012-09-04 11:01:47

People whose blood sugar is on the high end of the normal range may be at greater risk of brain shrinkage that occurs with aging and diseases such as dementia, according to new research published in the September 4, 2012, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Numerous studies have shown a link between type 2 diabetes and brain shrinkage and dementia, but we haven't known much about whether people with blood sugar on the high end of normal...

FDA Approves Generic Actos
2012-08-19 08:15:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic version of the prescription drug Actos, which is used by adults with type 2 diabetes to help control blood glucose levels. The FDA granted a license to produce generic Actos, also know pioglitazone, to Morgantown, West Virginia-based Mylan Pharmaceuticals, HealthDay News reported on Friday. They will produce the medication in 15mg, 30mg, and 45mg strengths....

2012-08-17 23:03:52

hCGTreatments / Diet Doc Now Offers Medically-Supervised hCG Weight Loss Diet Programs in Response to New Data Released by the CDC on the Most Obese States in Country Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 hCGTreatments / Diet Doc offers medically-supervised hCG weight loss diet programs in response to new data released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on the most obese states in the country. The Center for Disease and Control (CDC) just released their r eport on obesity rates in America...

Obesity In America - How Does Your State Measure Up
2012-08-14 08:12:06

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Fast food and inactivity are just a few of the factors that have contributed to the obesity epidemic in the U.S. A new study looked at the obesity trend in different states. Based on a new government survey by Trust for America´s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 12 states have very high obesity rates. In particular the Body Mass Index (BMI), compiled with a person´s height and weight, helps...


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