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Anorexia or Teenage Quirks? 5 Warning Signs of Food and Body Issues

It's not unusual for teens to skip breakfast or announce, "I'm trying to be more healthy." And so unhealthy food-related behaviors can fly under parents' radar. Here are the signs to look for:

– Family Institute at Northwestern University


Carbon Dioxide Reduces Belly Fat

The first randomized, controlled trial testing carbon dioxide gas injections (carboxytherapy) to reduce belly fat found the new technique eliminates fat around the stomach. However, the changes were modest and did not result in long-term fat reductio...

– Northwestern University

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology


U.S. Trans Fat Ban Can Save Lives, Says Rutgers Nutrition Expert

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Weight Loss Surgical Intervention Risks Expert Dr. Aurora Pryor Available To Interview about Balloon/Bariatric Surgery Risk

– Stony Brook University


Thyroid dysfunction may lead to diabetes during pregnancy

Women with thyroid dysfunction in the first half of pregnancy face an increased risk for gestational diabetes, a form of diabetes that is typically diagnosed during the second trimester, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s...

– Endocrine Society

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

Embargo expired on 07-Jun-2018 at 14:00 ET


Researchers Investigate Link Between Sleep Apnea Treatment and Diabetes Management

For adults with diabetes, managing the disease is a day-in, day-out effort to control the factors that affect blood sugar levels. A team of scientists, including two West Virginia University professors, is researching how one aspect of a patient’s ...

– West Virginia University


Campus Garden Promotes Sustainable Food Practices

Students in Gonzaga University’s Collegiate DECA Club kicked off the growing season recently in the GU Campus Garden, planting a variety of vegetables and learning to grow food using sustainable practices. Through their efforts, students learn the ...

– Gonzaga University


EU Criteria Fall Short of Protecting Public From Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

The Endocrine Society expressed continued concerns today that the European Union’s (EU’s) criteria for regulating endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in pesticides and biocides do not go far enough to protect public health.

– Endocrine Society


Study Identifies Clear Predictors of Changing Insulin Requirements and Rising A1c Levels in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes

Managing type 1diabetes during the first two decades of life is challenging. Insulin requirements change along with the stages of life --- childhood, puberty, young adulthood, and beyond. But a 20-year longitudinal study conducted by researchers from...

– Joslin Diabetes Center

Diabetic Medicine


Poor Sleep Efficiency Linked to Lower Cognitive Functioning in People with Diabetes and Prediabetes

A study published in the journal Acta Diabetologica reports that people with diabetes and prediabetes who have lower sleep efficiency – a measure of how much time in bed is actually spent sleeping – have poorer cognitive function than those with ...

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Acta Diabetologica


Common Diabetes Drug Found Safe for Most Diabetics with Kidney Disease

Results of a large-scale study suggest that the oral diabetes drug metformin is safe for most diabetics who also have chronic kidney disease (CKD). The study of more than 150,000 adults by Johns Hopkins Medicine investigators found that metformin’s...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

JAMA Internal Medicine; R01DK100446, K08DK092287, R01DK100446

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