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2010-06-21 13:31:07

Vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent in patients with Type 2 diabetes and may be associated with poor blood sugar control.

2010-06-21 13:24:54

A new survey shows that diabetic individuals who live in a hot climate have important gaps in their "heat awareness," or knowledge about proper diabetes self-care in hot weather, even though diabetes raises their risk of heat illness.

2010-06-21 13:13:08

Gastric bypass surgery improves Type 2 diabetes by other mechanisms in addition to weight loss and does so better than a low-calorie diet despite achieving equal weight loss.

2010-06-21 13:07:00

One year after weight loss surgery with laparoscopic gastric banding, extremely obese adults demonstrate not only better physical health but also improved psychological health.

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2010-06-21 08:25:00

The "hunger" hormone ghrelin, which acts in the brain to stimulate hunger and increase food intake, heightens the appeal of high-calorie foods over low-calorie foods.

2010-06-16 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS) today announced that data on Qnexa®, an investigational drug candidate, will be presented at the Endocrine Society's 92nd Annual Meeting and Expo (ENDO) in San Diego, California.

2010-05-05 15:54:03

According to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), just one night of short sleep duration can induce insulin resistance, a component of type 2 diabetes.

2010-05-05 15:50:27

According to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), long-term elite rhythmic gymnastics exerts positive effects on volumetric bone density and bone geometry in adolescent girls.

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2010-04-05 07:41:57

Expert working group makes recommendations regarding individualized therapies for patients with type 2 diabetes.

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2010-04-05 07:30:00

Reduced birth weight may lower risk of obesity later in life.


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  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
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