Cardiology

Treating type 2 diabetes and heart failure

People with type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk for heart failure and many people have both diseases, which requires careful medical management.

Diabetes

Economic benefit for lifestyle modification in prediabetes

(HealthDay)—For individuals with prediabetes, participation in lifestyle modifications such as the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is associated with economic benefit, according to a study published online Feb. ...

Diabetes

Addition of orlistat benefits obese patients with T2DM

(HealthDay)—In overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), treatment with orlistat in addition to lifestyle modifications improves outcomes, according to research published online Sept. 8 in Obesity Reviews.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Weight loss for a healthy liver

Weight loss through both lifestyle modification and bariatric surgery can significantly reduce features of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease characterized by fat in the liver, according to two new studies published ...

Cardiology

Impact of intensive lifestyle change on CV burden studied

(HealthDay)—Intensive lifestyle modifications, the cornerstones of atherosclerotic disease management, are associated with a decrease in coronary and carotid atherosclerotic burden, according to a review published in the ...

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