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ADA: T1D, T2D, GDM Before 26 Weeks Tied to Higher ASD Risk

June 26, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. Increased risks of autism spectrum disorder in association with types 1, 2, gestational diabetes Read article

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Childhood Obesity/Overweight Steadily Rose From 1999 to 2014

June 11, 2018 If trends continue, about one-third of children and one-half of teens will be obese/overweight by 2030

Implantable Sensor Relays Real-Time Personal Health Info

March 22, 2018 Hydrogel scaffolds respond to concentration of analytes in the blood, including oxygen, CO2, glucose

Sweetened Drinks Linked to Increased Risk of Mortality

March 21, 2018 Risk of CVD-related, CHD-related, all-cause mortality up for highest versus lowest quartile of intake

Cryoablation of Posterior Vagal Trunk Feasible in Obesity

March 21, 2018 Technical success rate 100 percent in 10 subjects; no procedure-related complications, adverse events

ENDO: Low Sperm Count Tied to Worse Cardiometabolic Health

March 19, 2018 Low sperm counts linked to hypogonadism, higher BMI, hypertension, dyslipidemia, metabolic syndrome

ENDO: Drug Shows Promise As Effective Male Birth Control

March 19, 2018 Dimethandrolone undecanoate lowers testosterone; well tolerated, mild effects of weight gain, lower HDL

Very Low-Calorie Diet Prompts Brief Heart Function Drop

February 07, 2018 44 percent rise in myocardial triglyceride content; tied to reduction in systolic, diastolic function

Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome Ups Risk of Recurrent Prostate Cancer

January 26, 2018 Following radical prostatectomy, higher BMI increases risk of recurrence for prostate cancer

Sleep Duration, Cycle Linked to Childhood Body Weight

January 26, 2018 Shorter sleep duration, more fragmented circadian rhythms, increased intradaily variability tied to BMI

ASA: Few Stroke Survivors Have Ideal Cardiovascular Health

January 25, 2018 Improved BP, cholesterol control from 1988-1994 to 2011-2014 but increases in obesity, diabetes

AHA: Statins Cut Risk of MACE in Patients With ASCVD Event

November 15, 2017 Reduced frequency of MACE for patients receiving statins, especially high-intensity statins

AHA/ACA Present New Blood Pressure Guidelines

November 14, 2017 New guidelines lower the diagnostic threshold for stage 1 hypertension to 130/80

AHA: Drinking Coffee May Cut Risk of Heart Failure, Stroke

November 13, 2017 Each additional cup consumed per week tied to a decrease in risk compared with no coffee intake

AHA: Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Up for Young With Diabetes

November 13, 2017 Increased risk seen for both all-cause mortality, sudden cardiac death in young people with diabetes

AAO: No Visual Acuity Change With Dexamethasone in DME

November 13, 2017 Visual acuity no better with dexamethasone added to ranibizumab in persistent diabetic macular edema