Simulations demonstrate that an excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages would be the most effective policy for reducing child obesity, according to research published online Aug. 26 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
A prognostic model has been developed and validated which has adequate discrimination for major outcomes in type 1 diabetes, according to a study published online Aug. 28 in Diabetologia.
Among women with diabetes, long-term use of sulfonylureas is associated with a significantly higher risk of incident coronary heart disease, according to a study published online Aug. 22 in Diabetes Care.
Gastroparesis, or delayed gastric emptying, remains misunderstood despite rising prevalence, according to a news release from the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD), a nonprofit research and education organization addressing issues surrounding gastrointestinal and motility disorders.
Although hemodialysis is a commonly used treatment for kidney failure, a recent study has shown it may not be as beneficial for people who develop a sudden case of the condition.
Para-aortic radiation correlates with increased diabetes mellitus risk for Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.