Importance of preventing weight gain

March 3, 2017

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: Feb 17

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: A study of over 33,000 people, published in the journal BMC Public Health, indicates that public health strategies that aim to prevent adult weight gain in the whole population have the potential to prevent twice as many cases of type 2 diabetes as strategies that target individuals at high risk of diabetes due to being obese.

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Bicycling may help prevent type 2 diabetes

July 18, 2016

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: 13 Jul 2016

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell:  Habitual cycling, whether as transportation to work or as a recreational activity, is associated with lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study published this week in PLOS Medicine.


Contrary to previous studies, diabetes affects diaphragm, smooth muscle cells differently

August 27, 2015

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Date of publication: 20 August 2015

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Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: Discovery could lead to better research of respiratory failure in individuals with diabetes.