SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- Adding the diabetes drug liraglutide (Victoza) to metformin might be beneficial for obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a pilot study showed.
(MedPage Today) -- Multiple autoantibodies against pancreatic beta cells predict progression to type 1 diabetes within a decade for most high-risk kids, longitudinal cohorts showed.
CHICAGO (MedPage Today) -- Obesity should be called a disease and not simply a condition, the American Medical Association's policy-making House of Delegates voted on Tuesday, ignoring a recommendation by one of its own councils.
(MedPage Today) -- Diet and exercise together were more effective at dropping weight and improving metabolic profiles in overweight children compared with diet-only interventions, researchers found.
(MedPage Today) -- Advertisements for nutritionally poor quality food were significantly more common on English-language television versus Spanish-language television, researchers reported.
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- Using glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) to diagnose diabetes may miss more than half of cases, researchers reported here.
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- An investigational melatonin receptor agonist that "resets" the circadian clock may help improve sleep quality for blind patients, researchers reported here.
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- A testosterone gel applied daily may improve cognitive performance in postmenopausal women, a randomized trial suggested.
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- Insulin resistance -- even if it hasn't yet developed into overt diabetes -- may cause bones to weaken, a cross-sectional study suggested.
(MedPage Today) -- Eating more beef, pork, and lamb may raise diabetes risk, whereas reducing intake appears to trim risk, three longitudinal cohorts showed.