• Sleep Deprivation May Increase the Risk of Diabetes

    18 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Sleep loss alters liver metabolism and fat content which in turn increases the risk of metabolic diseases like type 2 diabetes and hepatic steatosis .
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  • Study Provides 10-year Risk Estimates for Dementia

    Study Provides 10-year Risk Estimates for Dementia

    18 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Early intervention for hypertension, smoking, diabetes, obesity, depression and hearing loss may slow or prevent dementia development.
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  • High aldosterone level may raise type 2 diabetes risk

    High aldosterone level may raise type 2 diabetes risk

    18 days ago - By Healio

    Adults with higher aldosterone levels are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes over 10 years vs. those with lower levels, with the risk further increasing for Asian, black and Hispanic adults, according to findings published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
    Joshua J. Joseph
    “When you look at the participants' aldosterone levels, our study found the group in the top third of aldosterone had more than twice the risk of getting diabetes than the people who had levels in the lowest third,” Joshua J. Joseph, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the division of
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