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Rates of gestational diabetes mellitus vary by state

(HealthDay)—Obesity, age, race/ethnicity, hospital characteristics, and insurance type may contribute to the variability in rates of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) between states, according to research published in ...

Jun 18, 2013
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Expelled DNA that traps toxins may backfire in obese

(Medical Xpress)—The body's most powerful immune cells may have a radical way of catching their prey that could backfire on people who are overweight and others at risk for cancer, diabetes and chronic inflammation, suggests ...

Jun 18, 2013
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Cultural differences in children's fight against fat

(Medical Xpress)—NSW primary school children from Middle-Eastern and Asian backgrounds are significantly more overweight than children from English-speaking backgrounds and have lower levels of physical activity and cardiovascular ...

Jun 12, 2013
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