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'We Host A Podcast About Living With Type 1 Diabetes'

Women are more likely than men to have their symptoms dismissed or downplayed by medical professionals. When they get a diagnosis, they often face stigma and judgment. In light of this, WH created the “Owning It” package—which spotlights various women with complicated and often difficult-to-diagnose conditions who decided to take a stand for their health. […]

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Study reveals long-term benefits of weight loss surgery in adults with obesity and diabetes

Researchers recently conducted the largest study to date to evaluate the effectiveness of weight loss surgery in a Chinese population of individuals with obesity and type 2 diabetes. In the study, which is published in Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, surgery provided substantial and sustainable effects on weight, blood sugar, and cholesterol over five years. Source: […]

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Diabetes may independently lead to heart failure: Study

The scientists evaluated the long-term impact of diabetes on the development of heart failure, both with preserved ejection fraction measurement of the percentage of blood leaving the heart with each contraction and reduced ejection fraction. Diabetes is an independent risk factor for the development of heart failure, according to a study which demonstrates that even […]

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Not all antipsychotics increase the risk of diabetes and raise cholesterol—some may be protective

Millions of people worldwide are prescribed antipsychotics every year. While these drugs are effective in treating the symptoms of schizophrenia, they can also have significant side-effects, causing weight gain, diabetes and raised cholesterol. These are all risk factors for cardiovascular disease—the biggest killer of people with schizophrenia. However, our latest study found that not all […]

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Air pollution in India linked to heart attack, stroke: Study

Previous studies indicate that inflammation and atherosclerosis are most likely responsible for the association between long-term exposure to air pollution and cardiovascular disease and mortality. A new study has found that air pollution in the country is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases(CVD). The study shows that people most exposed to fine particles […]