For the first time, research suggests that Akt3 protects against diet-related obesity in a preclinical model by suppressing a mechanism of adipogenesis. Eugene Podrez, MD, PhD, explains.
A number of popular diets are reviewed as well as studies evaluating the effect of various diets on weight loss, diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors.
With many first-line oral treatments for type 2 diabetes associated with weight gain, healthcare providers are faced with a therapeutic dilemma. Should they focus their efforts on improving patients’ glycemic control or helping these patients lose weight? A closer look at the dilemma, the drugs and the direction for better diabetes control.
Ancillary study to STAMPEDE study measures the five-year outcomes of bariatric surgery versus guideline-recommended intensive medical therapy on bone turnover in obese patients.
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Minority Men’s Health Fair and Minority Men’s Health Center at Cleveland Clinic are “friendly portals of entry” to the healthcare system aimed at reducing disparities for underserved populations.
Why does kidney disease disproportionately affect minorities? What is the connection between renal disease, diabetes and hypertension? These are some of the issues Cleveland Clinic renal disease researchers are pursuing.
A Cleveland Clinic study reveals a mechanism that rapidly destroys high-density lipoprotein (HDL) in people with Type 2 diabetes, negating cardiovascular protections.
Endocrinologist Kevin Pantalone, DO, tells about an entire family misdiagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Taking time to do a thorough patient history revealed the true diagnosis 30-plus years later.
New study shows bariatric surgery can yield impressive metabolic results for patients with mild to moderate obesity but procedure must be done sooner, rather than later.
Today, one in four people age 65 and older has diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Educator Melissa Matteo, RD, sees many geriatric patients. Here, she provides insight on diet and food/medication interactions for older patients with diabetes.