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New or Worsening T2DM Could Indicate Pancreatic Cancer

February 01, 2017. 1:00 PM EST. Type 2 diabetes could be the first sign of hidden pancreatic cancer, researchers say Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

ASN: Smoking May Negate Some Benefits of Rx Therapy in CKD

November 18, 2016 Possibly because cigarette smoking causes oxidative stress

Bladder Cancer Risk Correlates With Low Serum Vitamin D

November 08, 2016 Researchers find that bladder epithelial cells activate and respond to vitamin D

Low Oxytocin Levels Could Affect Empathy

November 07, 2016 Medical conditions such as hypopituitarism can affect oxytocin levels

Correlation ID’d for Low Maternal B12, Higher Leptin

November 07, 2016 Mothers with low B12 have higher leptin gene expression in adipose tissue, placental tissue

Many Obese Patients Are Lacking Formal Diagnosis

November 03, 2016 Less than 50 percent of those with a BMI >30 kg/m² have ICD-9 documentation for obesity

Health Professionals View Insurance As Solution in Obesity

November 03, 2016 Fifty-seven percent perceive improved coverage as a solution to improve outcomes in obese patients

Fatty Acid Consumption Tied to T2DM Risk in Women

September 19, 2016 Findings for arachidonic acid, docosapentaenoic acid, and alpha-linolenic acid

Rate of CVD Mortality, MI, Stroke Down for Patients on Semaglutide

September 16, 2016 Study confirms the noninferiority of semaglutide

Long Daytime Naps May Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

September 15, 2016 Shorter naps did not appear to have any effect on diabetes risk

Rates of Gestational Diabetes Higher in the Summer Months

September 14, 2016 Swedish study suggests, but can't prove, that rising temperatures might raise risk

Misuse of Anabolic Steroids Linked to Insulin Resistance

September 14, 2016 Effect may be mediated by increased visceral adipose tissue as primary metabolically active fat tissue

Review Finds Vitamin D Beneficial for Patients With Asthma

September 07, 2016 Reduction in rate of exacerbations requiring systemic corticosteroids or requiring ER/hospital visit

Health Care Workers’ Gloves Strong Source of Contamination

June 27, 2016 Clear evidence that gloves of health care workers contaminate hospital surfaces with bacteria

ADA: Gray Matter Changes Seen in Brains of Teens With T2DM

June 15, 2016 Magnetic resonance imaging showed variation compared to teens without type 2 diabetes

ADA: Liraglutide Lowers Risk for Cardiovascular Events in T2DM

June 15, 2016 Daily, injected medication shows 'encouraging' results in international trial