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Type 2 Diabetes in Youth Progresses Faster, More Aggressively Than in Adults, Even Under Optimal Treatment Conditions
May 22, 2013 (American Diabetes Association) — Even when they receive the best currently available treatment and close monitoring of their condition, American youth with type 2 diabetes experience a more rapid progression of co-morbidities far more aggressive than what is typically seen in adults. The findings suggest grave cause for concern, according to a series of study results being published in a special issue of Diabetes Care dedicated to this important public health concern.
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May 20, 2013 (Newswise) — Little is known about the effect of physical education (PE) on child weight, but a new study from Cornell University finds that increasing the amount of time that elementary schoolchildren spent in gym class reduces the probabili
April 25, 2013 (Newswise) — Metabolic disorders, such as excess abdominal fat, raised blood pressure, higher levels of insulin, glucose and triglycerides and lower levels of the beneficial HDL cholesterol can be found in children as young as 6 to 8
April 18, 2013 (Newswise) — No matter how you slice it, cutting fruit into bite-sized pieces prompts children to eat more apples during lunchtime, according to a study by Cornell University researchers.
Most people believe that children avoid fruit because of the taste and allure of alternative packaged snacks. A st
March 12, 2013 (Newswise) — State laws that require minimum levels of fruits and vegetables in school meals may give a small boost to the amount of these foods in adolescents' diets, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. This effect was strongest in students who had no access to fruits and vegetables at home.