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Younger Age at Menopause Linked to Increased Risk for...

Prior research from Metagenics collaborators at Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, published in JAMA and JAMA Cardiology, gave evidence of the link between early menopause...
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High protein food + a sugary drink = Unhealthy...

High protein food + a sugary drink = Unhealthy combo meal Researchers from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that consuming fizzy drinks...
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Primary Care Providers and Prediabetes: Recognizing the Risk

Findings from a recent survey of over 140 primary care providers (PCPs) suggest that few of them know when to screen patients for prediabetes....
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Tea Consumption Associated with Lower Risk of Ischemic Heart...

The largest prospective cohort study to date found that daily tea consumption was associated with a reduced risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD).[1] Tea...
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Glucose Control in T2D Influenced More by Weight Loss...

Different types of weight loss surgeries have exhibited varied efficacies in controlling type 2 diabetes (T2D) in individuals with severe obesity and T2D. Data...
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Sulforaphane, Found In Cruciferous Veggies, May Support Diabetes Management

Sulforaphane, a naturally occurring compound found in cruciferous vegetables, has exhibited therapeutic potential to support the management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) via attenuating...
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Lifestyle Changes Can Make a Difference: Reducing Risk of...

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an arrhythmia that may lead to clots, stroke and heart failure (HF). As many as 2.7 million Americans are living...
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Biosynthesis of Proresolving Lipid Mediators by Vascular Cells and...

Cells of the immune system have been shown to produce specialized pro-resolving mediators (SPMs), a group of lipid molecules that coordinate the active resolution...
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Clinical Effects of CoQ10 Supplementation in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects one of every 10 women of childbearing age. Women with PCOS have a hormonal imbalance and other problems with metabolism...
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Patients Diagnosed with T2D? Don’t Forget to Monitor Vitamin...

Vitamin D has long been known to be critical for calcium metabolism and research has shown that deficiency of this fat soluble vitamin has...
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Awareness and Implementation of Improved Lifestyle Behaviors and Nutrition...

A recent article published in the New England Journal of Medicine  reviewed data collected from 1998-2012 from adults in the Swedish National Diabetes Register...
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Younger Adults and Stroke: Risk Rates Rising

Often considered a disease of the older population, recent reports are indicating that an estimated 10% of stroke victims are less than 50 years...
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Metabolic Profile in Postmenopausal Women Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cognitive impairment are clinical issues characterized by lengthy and often progressive phases of development.  A recent study evaluated potential...
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Five-year Clinical Trial Demonstrated Superiority of Bariatric Surgery to...

Management of Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) is particularly challenging in patients also affected by obesity. The 5-year follow-up results of a randomized clinical trial...
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Findings of the Rotterdam Study Support a Potential Causal...

Many epidemiological studies have demonstrated that lower serum magnesium levels were associated with an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, association studies...
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Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplementation May Reduce Coronary Heart...

The American Heart Association recently released a scientific position statement in Circulation regarding the reasonable benefits of supplementation with marine based omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty...
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Breakfast Skipping and Late-Night Eating Linked to Greater Cardiometabolic...

According to a newly published American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Statement, meal patterns such as breakfast skipping and late-night eating increase cardiometabolic risks.1 Because...
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Telephone-Based Behavioral Intervention Effective in Slowing Weight Regain After...

A behavior intervention which focused on weight maintenance after the initial weight loss—AND delivered to patients via telephone—was able to slow down the weight...
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