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Importance of breastfeeding in preventing diabetes reaffirmed in rat study
New research published today shows that breastfeeding is crucial in preventing diabetes. The World Health Organization recommends breastfeeding as the sole source of nutrition for infants until six months of age, as this helps reduce child morbidity and mortality. In contrast, early weaning is associated with both the development of obesity and Type 2 diabetes in adulthood.
Lower BMI means lower diabetes risk, even among non-overweight people
Lower body mass index (BMI) is consistently associated with reduced type II diabetes risk, among people with varied family history, genetic risk factors and weight, according to a new study.
New findings on satiety signaling from intestine
A previously unknown mechanism that suppresses satiety signals from the small intestine is the main finding of a new study. This may explain, first, satiety disorders in obesity and diabetes and, second, the prompt health effects of gastric bypass, a form of bariatric surgery.
Brain function abnormal in children with Type 1 diabetes
Children with Type 1 diabetes show subtle but important differences in brain function compared with those who don't have the disease, a study has shown.
Clinical study finds eating within 10-hour window may help stave off diabetes, heart disease
Researchers have found that a 10-hour time-restricted eating intervention, when combined with traditional medications, resulted in weight loss, reduced abdominal fat, lower blood pressure and cholesterol for participants. The pilot study could lead to a new treatment option for metabolic syndrome patients who are at risk for developing life-altering and costly medical conditions such as diabetes.