Childhood diabetes rates are on the rise, and a report released Monday pointed to the impact that the cost of their care could have on families — even those who have employer-sponsored health insurance.
Researchers from Korea University Guro Hospital have recently evaluated data on over 53,100 women to look at how gestational diabetes affects the development of diabetes later in life. These women were initially screened between 2002 and… Read More
By Kat Geiger, LCSW
Clinical Director, Center for Hope of the Sierras
An increasing number of eating disorders and diabetes treatment professionals are recognizing diabulimia as a serious problem, with more than 30% of females with Type … Read More
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have debunked the previous theory that introducing solid food to babies at an early age could increase their obesity risk. A new study found that whether babies are introduced… Read More
A new study suggests that babies born to mothers with gestational diabetes are more likely to have increased body fat during early life. At two months of age, these babies had 16% more body fat than babies of mothers who did not have the disorder.… Read More
According to a study completed at Wollongong Hospital in Australia, the prevalence of gestational diabetes will vary with the seasons. Higher rates are experienced during the summer, while lower rates are more common in the winter.
This … Read More
Researchers from Italy’s University of Padua have found that pediatric diabetes patients, ages 5-9, can safely use a child-specific modular model predictive control (or MMPC) for a single-hormone artificial pancreas. This finding … Read More
British researchers have found that there are two key explanations as to why poor children are more often obese or overweight than other children – mothers who smoke during pregnancy and mothers who are overweight before pregnancy. These… Read More
FRIDAY, April 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Metformin, a commonly prescribed diabetes drug, may reduce the risk of dying from some cancers for postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
The study found that for women… Read More