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Diabetes

Despite these improvements in medical technology, diabetic nephropathy remains unpredictable and life-threatening. Identifying high-risk patients at an early stage could help clinicians take appropriate steps to reduce risk.
Both high levels of physical activity and low levels of leisure time sitting may be necessary to reduce the risk of obesity, according to research published online July 31 in Diabetologia.
For childhood cancer survivors, following a heart-healthy lifestyle is associated with a reduced risk of metabolic syndrome, according to a study published online July 28 in Cancer.
The US Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of Jardiance (empagliflozin) to treat adults with type 2 diabetes.
By 2010, one in every 10 visits Americans made to their doctor's office involved diabetes, with the greatest rise among those aged 25 to 44, according to a July data brief published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.
Decision aids are underutilized for advanced care planning and their effectiveness is not well documented, according to a review published online July 29 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
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