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Poor metabolic health linked to worse brain health

People with poor metabolic health are more likely to have memory and thinking problems and worse brain health, according to a new study by researchers at Oxford Population Health. The study is the largest study into metabolic ...


Study: A healthy diet is associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, regardless of genetic risk

A healthy diet that adheres to nutrition recommendations is associated with better blood glucose levels and a lower risk of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. This association ...


Social determinants of health linked with youth-onset prediabetes

Food insecurity, low household income and not having private health insurance are associated with higher rates of prediabetes in adolescents, independent of race and ethnicity, according to a JAMA Network Open study by University ...


New therapeutic targets to fight type 2 diabetes

One of the most confusing aspects for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus is that they have high fasting glucose levels. This is because in these insulin-resistant patients, glucose production by the liver is triggered, ...


AI-informed health app aids diabetes outcomes

Use of an artificial intelligence (AI)-informed health app aids diabetes outcomes and cuts atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association ...


Diabetes medication risk in aged care revealed

An Australian-first study by the Registry of Senior Australians (ROSA) investigating the use of blood sugar-lowering medications among residents with diabetes in aged care homes nationwide, has revealed the rising use of ...