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Get Social with #Bluevember

Get Social with #Bluevember

Published: November 2nd, 2016

November is American Diabetes Month, so we’re going blue for #Bluevember. Learn more about this campaign and our 29 Days of Action here. Nov. 2 Action: Add our #Bluevember overlay to […]

Introducing #Bluevember and 29 Days of Action

Published: November 1st, 2016

The statistics are staggering: more than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and 1 in 3 people with diabetes don’t even know they have it. One person is diagnosed with diabetes […]

Grip strength test may reveal diabetes

Published: October 26th, 2016

Written by David Williams. “Your grip strength is what researchers at the University of Florida studied, using national data from nearly 2,000 people, who might be missed when screening for […]

Accuracy of weight loss information in Spanish search engine results (Obesity)

Published: September 27th, 2016

This study looked at the quality of available online weight loss resources that Spanish speakers in the U.S. are likely to access. View article here. Cardel et al. (2016). Accuracy […]

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in Non-obese Patients: Not So Different After All (Hepatology)

Published: September 27th, 2016

This study analyzed whether non-obese compared to obese patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis would have a lower risk of cirrhosis and a better overall long-term prognosis. View article here.  Cusi, K. […]

Desmond Schatz

2016 Presidential Address: Diabetes at 212- Confronting the Invisible Disease (Diabetes Journal)

Published: September 27th, 2016

In his presidential address at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 76th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, LA, Dr, Schatz explains that we must not be complacent towards diabetes research and education. […]

What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know to Diagnose and Care for Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes (Pediatrics)

Published: September 27th, 2016

Dayton and Silverstein assessed what is most essential for primary care providers to know about adolescent patients with Type 1 diabetes (T1D), so that they can help manage and prevent […]

Path Analysis of campus walkability/bikeability and college students’ physical activity attitudes, behaviors and body mass index (Am J Health Promot).

Published: September 27th, 2016

This study assessed the relationship between the walkability/bikeability of college campuses and students’ body mass index (BMI) View article here.  Horacek et al. (2016). Path Analysis of campus walkability/bikeability and […]

Overeat today, skip the scale tomorrow: An examination of caloric predicting nonadherence to daily self-weighing (Obesity)

Published: September 27th, 2016

Past studies have found that daily self-weighing is an effective weight loss strategy. This study looked specifically at factors that would influence nonadherence to self-weighing and found that increased caloric […]

Improvement in Metabolic Health with Consumption of Ellagic Acid and Subsequent Conversion Into Urolithins: Evidence and Mechanisms (Advanced Nutrition)

Published: September 27th, 2016

This study reviewed the potential benefits that could come from consuming Ellagic Acid (EA). A growing body of evidence suggests that consuming EA is effective in ameliorating obesity-associated health conditions […]