Category Archives: Disease Type

Childhood Diabetes Rates & Associated Costs Rise

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.

The study, conducted by the Health Care… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Gestational Diabetes Increases Risk of Diabetes Development Later in Life

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

Research Report News Podcast: No Connection Between Childhood Obesity & Age of Solid Food Introduction

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

Research Report News Podcast: Gestational Diabetes Could Lead to Increased Body Fat on Babies

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

Research Report News Podcast: Higher Gestational Diabetes Rates Experienced in the Summer

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

Research Report News Podcast: Artificial Pancreas Safe for Pediatric Diabetes Patients

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 came… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Pre-Pregnancy Smoking & Excess Weight Linked to Heavier Kids

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