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CKD Incidence Differs by Race in People With Diabetes

Nov 09, 2022

MONDAY, Nov. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A high incidence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) persists among U.S. patients with diabetes, with differences seen across racial and ethnic groups, according t...

Once-Weekly Semaglutide Cuts BMI for Teens With Obesity

Nov 05, 2022

FRIDAY, Nov. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Once-weekly semaglutide plus lifestyle intervention results in a greater reduction in body mass index (BMI) than lifestyle intervention alone among obese adole...

1999 to 2018 Saw Increase in Barriers to Timely Medical Care

Nov 01, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- From 1999 to 2018, barriers to timely medical care in the United States increased for all race and ethnic groups, with disparities between groups also increas...

Air Pollution Adversely Linked to Body Composition in Women

Nov 01, 2022

MONDAY, Oct. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to air pollution is adversely associated with body composition in women, according to a study published online Sept. 9 in Diabetes Care.Xin Wang, Ph....

Florida Medical Board May Bar Gender-Affirming Care for Transgender Minors

Nov 01, 2022

MONDAY, Oct. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Transgender minors in Florida are now one step closer to not being able to get medical care to affirm their gender. In a heated hearing on Friday, the Florida...

#VisualAbstract: Continuous glucose monitoring in type 1 diabetes results in improved blood glucose levels

Oct 31, 2022

1. In patients with type 1 diabetes, using intermittently scanned continuous glucose monitoring resulted in significantly lower glycated hemoglobin levels than levels monitored by fingerstick test...

Use of Menthol Cigarettes Up in U.S. Adults From 2008 to 2020

Oct 28, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Menthol use has increased over the past decade among U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes, according to a study published online Oct. 13 in Nicotine & Tobacco Res...

Joint Statement Issued for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Oct 28, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS) is recommended for individuals with a body mass index (BMI) of ≥35 kg/m2, regardless of the presence or absence of com...

Low-Carbohydrate Diet Yields Greater Decrease in HbA1c

Oct 28, 2022

THURSDAY, Oct. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For individuals with elevated glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), a low-carbohydrate dietary intervention leads to greater reductions in HbA1c than usual diet, acc...

Time-Restricted Eating Has No Impact on Sex Steroids in Women

Oct 28, 2022

THURSDAY, Oct. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Sex steroid levels remain largely unchanged with short-term time-restricted eating (TRE) among women, according to a study published online Oct. 6 in Obesit...

Higher Work Hours Linked to Depressive Symptoms for Interns

Oct 28, 2022

THURSDAY, Oct. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For interns, higher work hours are associated with increased depressive symptoms, according to a letter to the editor published in the Oct. 20 issue of the ...

Continuous glucose monitoring in type 1 diabetes results in improved blood glucose levels

Oct 27, 2022

1. In patients with type 1 diabetes, using intermittently scanned continuous glucose monitoring resulted in significantly lower glycated hemoglobin levels than levels monitored by fingerstick testing....

Female Med Students Publish Less, Despite Higher Number of Research Experiences

Oct 27, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Among medical school students, there are significant disparities in publication rates across sex and race and ethnicity, according to a study published onl...

Female Med Students Publish Less, Despite Higher Number of Research Experiences

Oct 27, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Among medical school students, there are significant disparities in publication rates across sex and race and ethnicity, according to a study published onl...

Medically Tailored Meals Could Avert Hospitalizations, Yield Savings

Oct 27, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 26, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For individuals with diet-sensitive conditions, implementation of medically tailored meals (MTMs) could potentially avert about 1.6 million hospitalization...

Health Care Racial Disparities & Amputation Timing After DFU

Oct 26, 2022

Researchers analyzed racial/ethnic and gender differences in initiating lower-limb amputation (LLA) among older persons with a diabetic foot ulcer (DFU). It was expected that after DFU, more men would...

CGM Prescribing Behaviors: Type 1 Diabetes in Adults

Oct 26, 2022

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is associated with improved outcomes in type 1 diabetes. However, racial-ethnic differences remain in utilization. The researchers were interested in exploring whet...

Most Teens Continue Gender-Affirming Hormones Into Adulthood

Oct 25, 2022

FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Most adolescents who start gender-affirming hormone treatment continue treatment into adulthood, according to a Dutch study published online Oct. 20 in The La...

Factors Linked to Self-Care Behavior ID'd for CKD Patients

Oct 21, 2022

THURSDAY, Oct. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), promoting adequate self-care necessitates identification of each patient's barriers and needs based on indiv...

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer

Oct 21, 2022

1. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) diagnosis puts women at 1.9 times higher risk of pancreatic cancer 2. PCOS was an independent risk factor for the development of pancreatic cancer even after adju...