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Article ID: 702495

Cleveland Clinic Research Shows Better Cardiorespiratory Fitness Correlates to a Longer Life

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic researchers have found that better cardiorespiratory fitness leads to longer life, with no limit to the benefit of aerobic fitness. Researchers retrospectively studied 122,007 patients who underwent exercise treadmill testing at Cleveland Clinic between Jan. 1, 1991, and Dec. 31, 2014, to measure all-cause mortality relating to the benefits of exercise and fitness. The paper was published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open.

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Article ID: 702103

Why Does Diabetes Cause Heart Failure?

Loyola University Health System

A Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study reveals how, on a cellular level, diabetes can cause heart failure. The findings could lead to medications to treat and perhaps prevent heart failure in diabetes patients.

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Article ID: 702381

First GWAS Analysis of "Type 1.5 Diabetes" Reveals Links between Immune and Metabolic Disease

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Scientists who performed the largest-ever genetic study of a puzzling type of adult-onset diabetes have uncovered new connections to the two major types of diabetes, offering intriguing insights into more accurate diagnosis and better treatment.

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Article ID: 702234

Health People Report: New York City Diabetes-Related Foot Amputations Increased 55% in Eight Years

Health People

A startling report from Health People: Community Preventive Health Institute, to be released at a press conference at the City Hall steps on Wednesday, October 17th, reveals that New York City diabetes-related foot amputations have soared 55% in eight years.

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Article ID: 702323

Cellular clean-up crews linked to how body handles sugar

University of Chicago

How our bodies handle glucose—the simple sugar that provides energy from the food we eat—appears to be intertwined with how cells keep themselves functioning normally, according to new University of Chicago research.

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Article ID: 702139

Amount of Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery Helps Predict Health Risks

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Measuring the percentage of weight regained following the maximum amount of weight lost after bariatric surgery can help predict a patient’s risk of several serious health problems. The study also revealed that the rate of weight regained was highest in the first year following maximum weight loss.

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Article ID: 702201

ISPOR Publishes New Report on the Application of Constrained Optimization Methods in Healthcare

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), has published a new Good Practices for Outcomes Research Report that illustrates how constrained optimization methods can be used to assess the value of health technologies.

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16-Oct-2018 7:35 AM EDT

Article ID: 702219

Costs of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program May Exceed Reimbursements

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For some healthcare providers – especially those serving racial/ethnic minority and low-income patients – the costs of delivering a new Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) may be much higher than the expected reimbursement, reports a study in the November issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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