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Diabetes Interactive Atlases

A new online tool featuring data on diabetes, obesity and physical inactivity.

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Weight Loss Limited Help for Heart Attacks in People with Diabetes

Losing weight -- an average of 5% of total body weight -- `and keeping it off for 4 years didn't reduce the number of heart attacks or strokes in persons with diabetes. That result prompted the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to stop the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study early.

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Obesity Plus Low Vitamin D May Add Up to a Greater Risk of Diabetes

PHILADELPHIA, July 17, 2012 The combination of obesity and vitamin D deficiency may put people at even greater risk of insulin resistance than either factor alone, according to new research from the Drexel University School of Public Health

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Apnea Linked to Neuropathy Risk in Diabetes

June 18, 2012: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) independently predicted coexistence of diabetic peripheral neuropathy, and the association remained significant after adjustment for multiple confounders, British investigators reported.

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Diabetes and Lung Cancer Among Postmenopausal Women

May 22, 2012 - Diabetes Care: Diabetes Linked to Lung Cancer in Postmenopausal Women Postmenopausal women with diabetes have higher risk of lung cancer, especially if using insulin. Juhua Luo, PHD1, Rowan Chlebowski, MD, PHD2, Jean Wactawski-Wende, PHD3, Nicolas F. Schlecht, MSC, PHD4, Lesley Tinker, PHD5 and Karen L. Margolis, MD, MPH6

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Food Insecurity and Glycemic Control Among Low-Income Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Care February 2012 vol. 35 no. 2 233-238 - Hilary K. Seligman, MD, MAS1,2⇓, Elizabeth A. Jacobs, MD, MPP3, Andrea López, BS1,2, Jeanne Tschann, PHD4 and Alicia Fernandez, MD1.

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Comparing Medications for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

A June 2011 Clinician Guide from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality that offers the results of a systematic review of 166 Clinical studies published between January 1966 and April 2010.

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How Air Pollution May Disrupt Metabolic Function

July 11, 2011 - Particle and Fibre Toxicology - Ambient Particulate Air Pollution Induces Oxidative Stress and Alterations of Mitochondria and Gene Expression in Brown and White Adipose Tissues - Zhaobin Xu, Xiaohua Xu, Mianhua Zhong, Ian P. Hotchkiss, Ryan P. Lewandowski, James G. Wagner, Lori A. Bramble, Yifeng Yang, Aixia Wang, Jack R. Harkema, Morton Lippmann, Sanjay Rajagopalan, Lung-Chi Chen, Qinghua Sun

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Nuts as a Replacement for Carbohydrates in the Diabetic Diet

June 29, 2011 - Diabetes Care - David J.A. Jenkins, MD, Cyril W.C. Kendall, PHD, Monica S. Banach, Korbua Srichaikul, MSC1, Edward Vidgen, BSC, Sandy Mitchell, RD, Tina Parker, RD, Stephanie Nishi, BSC, Balachandran Bashyam, PHD, Russell de Souza, SD, RD, Christopher Ireland, BSC and Robert G. Josse, MB, BS

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Effects of vitamin D and calcium supplementation on pancreatic β cell function, insulin sensitivity, and glycemia in adults at high risk of diabetes: the Calcium and Vitamin D for Diabetes Mellitus (CaDDM) randomized controlled trial

First published online June 29, 2011, August 2011 edition of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Joanna Mitri, Bess Dawson-Hughes, Frank B Hu, and Anastassios G Pittas

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Secondhand Smoke Linked to Diabetes

March 10, 2011 Medscape Today/Original Source Diabetes Care February 2011 - Luxia Zhang, MD; Gary C. Curhan MD, SCD; Frank B. Hu, MD, PHD; Eric B. Rimm SCD, and John P. Forman, MD, MSC

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Geographic Distribution of Diagnosed Diabetes in the U.S.

April 2011 - American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Volume 40, Issue 4 , Pages 434-439. Lawrence E. Barker, PhD, Karen A. Kirtland, PhD, Eward W. Gregg, PhD, Linda S. Geiss, MA, Theodore J. Thompson, MS

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Increased Mortality Risk in Women With Depression and Diabetes Mellitus

Archives of General Psychiatry - Vol. 68 No. 1, January 2011 - An Pan, PhD; Michel Lucas, PhD; Qi Sun, MD, ScD; Rob M. van Dam, PhD; Oscar H. Franco, MD, ScD, PhD; Walter C. Willett, MD, DrPH; JoAnn E. Manson, MD, DrPH; Kathryn M. Rexrode, MD; Alberto Ascherio, MD, DrPH; Frank B. Hu, MD, PhD

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Promoting Breastfeeding Among Obese Women and Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Trout K, et al. Current Diabetes Reports. 2010 Nov. 5 (E-published ahead of print)

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Dietary Intervention in Infancy and Later Signs of Beta-Cell Autoimmunity

New England Journal of Medicine - Knip M, et al. N Engl J Med. 2010; 363:1900-1908

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Socioeconomic Status and Risk of Diabetes-Related Mortality in the U.S.

Public Health Reports - Volume 125 - Issue No. 5, September/October 2010 Authors: Sharon Saydah, PhDa Kimberly Lochner, ScDb

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Community-based Diabetes Education for Latinos: The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

The Diabetes Educator published online 10 June 2010: Amparo Castillo, Aida Giachello, Robin Bates, Jeannie Concha, Vanessa Ramirez, Carlos Sanchez, Eve Pinsker and Jose Arrom

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