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August 29, 2014 (PhysiciansBriefing) - Para-aortic radiation correlates with increased diabetes mellitus (DM) risk for Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) survivors, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Frederika A. van Nimwegen, from the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam, and colleagues examined the correlation between treatment for HL and DM risk in a cohort of 2,264 five-year HL survivors. Participants were diagnosed before age 51 years and received treatment between
August 29, 2014 (MedwireNews) - Research suggests that overweight and obesity per se increase the risk of diabetes in young men, even if they have no metabolic abnormalities or diabetes risk factors.
"This finding emphasizes the importance of tight follow-up of overweight and obese young adults for diabetes incidence, independent of the presence of other risk factors", say lead study author Gilad Twig (Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel) and colleague
August 29, 2014 (Newswise) - UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a crucial link between high levels of insulin and pathways that lead to obesity, a finding that may have important implications when treating diabetes.
Researchers with the UT Southwestern's Touchstone Center for Diabetes found that giving mice high levels of insulin, which is typically done to counter the effects of diabetes or insulin resistance in Type 2 diabetes, also fosters processes that lead to obesity.
August 27, 2014 (Reuters) - Even without classic risk factors for type 2 diabetes, people with high-stress, low-control jobs were over 60 percent more likely to develop the disease than unstressed workers in a new German study.
The findings add to substantial evidence that job strain represents a serious health risk on its own, researchers say.
"What we first suspected was that job strain might be related to lifestyle variables - that people who are under high j
More Mothers-to-Be Passing on Diabetes Risk to Their Children: Babies Exposed to Condition in the Womb Are Six times More Likely to Develop It
August 27, 2014 (DailyMail) - Experts are warning of a huge rise in the number of children with diabetes because their mothers developed the condition during pregnancy. They claim the ?future will be filled' with affected children, after a study showed babies exposed to the condition in the womb are six times more likely to develop diabetes or prediabetes than those not exposed.
Experts say gestational diabetes i