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Weight loss surgery in obese diabetic patients significantly cuts pancreatic cancer risk

Weight loss surgery significantly cuts the risk of developing pancreatic cancer in people who are obese with diabetes, a new 20-year analysis has found (Vienna, October 12, 2020) Weight loss surgery significantly cuts the risk of developing pancreatic cancer in people who are obese with diabetes, a new […]

#EASD2020 Genomic adaptations to a rice-based diet mitigate the risk of obesity and diabetes

The traditional rice-based diet of some east-Asian population has brought to a number of genomic adaptations that may contribute to mitigating the spread of diabetes and obesity. An international study led by the University of Bologna and published in the journal Evolutionary Applications has recently suggested this interesting hypothesis. Researchers […]

Risk of diabetes complications increases with elevated levels of NT-proBNP

Healthy people – especially women – with elevated levels of the heart failure marker NT-proBNP have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, if these people develop diabetes nonetheless, they are more likely to suffer from macro- and microvascular complications such as heart attack, stroke, or […]

Altered lipid metabolism following childbirth predicts later diabetes risk

Measuring postpartum changes in lipid metabolism in women who had gestational diabetes may identify those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes and enable them to receive preventive care. Scientists have found that disruptions to the metabolism of lipids occur after childbirth in women with gestational diabetes who […]

Housing conditions affect cardiovascular health risks

People who are homeless may experience 60-70% higher rates of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks, strokes and heart failure, compared to the general population, according to a study cited in “The Importance of Housing and Cardiovascular Health and Well-Being,” a new Scientific Statement from the American Heart […]

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