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Meaningful PTSD symptom decrease may lower type 2 diabetes risk
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:27:34 EDT
Research finds treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that leads to an improvement in symptoms was associated with a 49 percent lower risk of incident type 2 diabetes.
Why brown fat is good for people's health
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:52:38 EDT
Scientists have discovered how brown fat, also known as brown adipose tissue, may help protect against obesity and diabetes. Their study adds to our knowledge about the role of brown fat in human health and could lead to new medications for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Family history of diabetes linked to increased bone mineral density
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:22:42 EDT
The association between type 2 diabetes and increased fracture risk is well documented. However, little was known about the possible effect of family history of diabetes on bone mineral density (BMD). A study now confirms that a history of first-degree family members with diabetes is linked to increased BMD as well as to insulin resistance.