Diabetes/Metabolic Effects and Exercise

 
 
  • A Prescription to Move: Giving Exercise Its Due   The granddaddy of exercise research, Steven Blair, talks with Chip Lavie about the cardiovascular and mortality benefits of even small amounts of exercise.
  • Nondrug Approaches to Osteoarthritis Dr Lisa Vasanth reports on the latest insights into nonoperative, nonpharmacologic treatment options for osteoarthritis from the 2014 American College of Rheumatology meeting.
  • Motivating Patients to Move   If poor fitness and sedentary lifestyles are diseases, what is the cure? Drs Widmer and Allison discuss strategies to increase patient levels of physical activity.
  • ADA Endorses ACC/AHA Statin Guidelines, With Caveats In the 2015 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, the American Diabetes Association revises lipid guidelines, changes a couple of treatment targets, refines exercise recommendations, and much more.
  • Cardiology's Top 10 Stories of 2014 John Mandrola reviews his top stories for 2014 covering more than 20 clinical trials. It turns out that a back-to-basics approach is the breakthrough most likely to yield the biggest benefits.
  • One in Five With Type 2 Diabetes Nonresponsive to Exercise The newly described phenomenon of "exercise resistance" appears to be an epigenetic phenomenon in which glycemia and body composition don't improve with exercise.
  • Is It Possible to Exercise Too Much? Does the 'too much exercise hypothesis' have any validity?
  • Type 2 Diabetes Reversible, Says ESC on World Diabetes Day On World Diabetes Day, the European Society of Cardiology is stressing that people can reverse type 2 diabetes, or prevent it from developing in the first place, with healthy living.
  • Could Exercise Help Preserve Beta Cells in Type 1 Diabetes? British scientists are proposing that clinical trials should examine the role of exercise to help preserve beta-cell function in type 1 diabetes.
  • Which Diets Work? A Side Order of Perspective What do thousands of sometimes contradictory studies tell us about losing weight and keeping it off?
  • Low Vitamin D Levels Not Likely Cause of Type 2 Diabetes A large database analysis investigating 4 genetic variants associated with vitamin-D concentrations finds no significant "unconfounded" relationship with the development of type 2 diabetes.
  • Diabetes Is a Major Public-Health Crisis in China A new 3-part series by major Chinese diabetes experts says that diabetes is a major public-health crisis there and threatens to slow further economic development.
  • Blacks, Latinos, Boomers Bear Brunt of Obesity Epidemic The latest figures on obesity from the US paint a worrying picture; although rates have stabilized, there are still major problems among certain racial and socioeconomic groups and the baby boomers.
  • BMI Biggest Contributor to Increase in Type 2 Diabetes in US Rising obesity rates are the biggest contributor to the increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the US.
  • Fitness Trackers: A Prescription to Move?   Drs. Harrington, Califf, and Yancy discuss their use of fitness tracking devices and the public health potential of wearable tech.
  • Low-Carb, Low-Saturated-Fat Diet Benefits Type 2 Diabetes In contrast to previous studies of low-carb diets, this one also limits saturated fats and includes a physical-activity intervention.
  • Sitting Matters: Couch Time Increases Obesity Among Least Active The combination of high physical activity and low leisure time sitting is a stronger protective factor against becoming obese than either behavior on its own, say researchers.
  • Helping Diabetes Patients on 'Worst Day of My Life'   Dr. Anne Peters talks with Tami Ross, a leader in diabetes education, about how the healthcare team can help diabetes patients face their new diagnosis and go on to lead healthy, happy lives.
  • New Weight-Loss Drugs: When to Prescribe?   Dr. Steven Smith reviews 2 weight-loss drugs in the pipeline, liraglutide and naltrexone/bupropion, and discusses how to prescribe such drugs and appropriate patients to receive them.
  • Less TV, More Exercise Wards off Diabetes After Pregnancy Women with previous gestational diabetes who hope to avoid developing type 2 diabetes should prioritize recreational physical activity and minimize television viewing, a new study suggests.
 
 
 
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