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Modest effect of statins on diabetes risk and bodyweight related to mechanism of action

The mechanism by which statins increase the risk of type 2 diabetes has been investigated in a large-scale analysis from an international ...

Statins, diabetes and bodyweight: key messages

This page gives key facts about the Lancet paper finding that the modest effect of statins on diabetes risk and bodyweight is ...

University of Navarra seeks 315 volunteers to identify healthy lifestyles for preventing obesity and type-2 diabetes

The University of Navarra is seeking 315 volunteers to participate in a worldwide project on the prevention of obesity and type-2 diabetes. The objective is to identify the lifestyle patterns most effective for halting the rise of these chronic illnesses, affecting almost 4.5 million Spaniards (320 million worldwide), and which are linked with, amongst other factors, to increase in body weight and sedentary styles of life. ... Full story

Researching renal disease in diabetes sufferers

Understanding and ultimately preventing renal damage in diabetes sufferers is a key aim for two new academics at the University of Lincoln, UK. ... Full story

Benefits of statins outweigh diabetes and weight-gain risk

The mechanism by which statins increase the risk of type 2 diabetes has been investigated in a large-scale analysis from an international team led by researchers from UCL and the University of Glasgow, using information from genetic studies and clinical trials. ... Full story

Diabetes researchers urge for screening and management to help benefit millions of people

Routine screening, along with appropriate type 2 diabetes management, could impact the lives of millions of people, a group of prominent diabetes researchers say. ... Full story

Diabetes researchers urge for new screening and management approach

By treating people earlier, doctors could help diabetes patients avoid the most severe, life-threatening complications that stem from prolonged periods of elevated blood glucose. ... Full story

Baylor College of Medicine recruiting for long-term study of diabetes drug effectiveness

With type 2 diabetes on the rise, Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting participants for a groundbreaking study funded by the National Institutes of Health to establish the benefits and risks of taking certain medications with metformin, the most commonly used medication for treating type 2 diabetes. ... Full story

New Treatment May Prevent Diabetes After Pancreatitis Surgery

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, a national leader in diabetes care, is first in NY metro area to offer new procedure ... Full story

Researchers discover new gene responsible for traits involved in diabetes

A collaborative research team led by Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) scientists has identified a new gene associated with fasting glucose and insulin levels in rats, mice and in humans. ... Full story

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