• Study: Antipsychotic treatment increases body fat and decreases insulin sensitivity in youth

    11 days ago - By News Medical

    The prevalence of childhood obesity has more than tripled from 1971 to 2011 and is now at epidemic proportions, contributing to rising rates of type 2 diabetes in youths.
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  • People with severe mental illness more likely to have Type 2 diabetes, shows study

    11 days ago - By News Medical

    People with severe mental illness are more than twice as likely to have Type 2 diabetes, with even higher risks among patients who are African American or Hispanic, according to a new study led by UCSF.
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  • People with type 2 diabetes may have increased risk of Parkinson's disease, shows study

    11 days ago - By News Medical

    People with type 2 diabetes may have an increased risk of having a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease later in life, according to a large study published in the June 13, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
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  • Title: Frequency of alcohol consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a nationwide cohort study

    11 days ago - By Clinical Nutrition

    Alcohol consumption correlates with type 2 diabetes through its effects on insulin resistance, changes in alcohol metabolite levels, and anti-inflammatory effects. We aim to clarify association between frequency of alcohol consumption and risk of diabetes in Taiwanese population.
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