• Curvy-hipped women have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, study finds

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    The gene KLF14 has a uniquely dramatic effect on fat cells that causes them to become larger but fewer in the hips and abdomen, making it harder to control blood sugar, University of Virginia scientists found.
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  • Top stories in endocrinology: novel neuropeptide may predict risk for obesity and diabetes, adhesive patch measures blood glucose

    Top stories in endocrinology: novel neuropeptide may predict risk for obesity and diabetes, adhesive patch measures blood glucose

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Among the top stories in endocrinology is a cross-sectional study that found levels of spexin, a newly identified neuropeptide, decrease with age and may predict risk for obesity and diabetes. An adhesive patch successfully measured blood glucose levels in the hair follicles of healthy adults without using a finger stick. Other stories include diabetes apps that are evolving to help individuals manage their disease and reach their health goals, higher carotenoid consumption is associated with reduced hip fracture risk, and adults with diabetes had increased risks for heart failure in
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