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Being large for gestational age at birth combined with maternal diabetes is associated with a near-trebling of child’s risk of obesity | Canada
Children's health 05 Dec 2018

Being large for gestational age at birth combined with maternal diabetes is associated with a near-trebling of child’s risk of obesity | Canada

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that children who are larger than average at birth (large for gestational age or LGA) and born to mothers with gestational diabetes are almost three times as likely to be obese as…
Risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease accumulate in children with poor aerobic fitness | Finland
Children's health 04 Dec 2018

Risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease accumulate in children with poor aerobic fitness | Finland

Risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease accumulate in children who have poor aerobic fitness, a new study from the University of Eastern…
It’s time to act to reduce diabetes-related foot disease
Blood 05 Nov 2018

It’s time to act to reduce diabetes-related foot disease

Greater investment from governments, health professionals and researchers is needed to reduce costly and common diabetes-related foot disease (DFD).
Telemedicine a healthcare ‘gold mine’
Hormones 01 Nov 2018

Telemedicine a healthcare ‘gold mine’

A James Cook university researcher says telemedicine is providing better care at lower cost for diabetes patients in rural and remote areas.
Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester
Blood 22 Sep 2018

Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester

Blood test conducted as early as the 10th week of pregnancy may help identify women at risk for gestational diabetes, a serious pregnancy-related condition.
Gut reaction linked to type 1 diabetes
Gastro 15 Sep 2018

Gut reaction linked to type 1 diabetes

Understanding the link between diabetes and the gut could lead to the development of new therapies to delay the onset of type 1 diabetes.
New technology for early detection of Type 1 diabetes
Hormones 13 Aug 2018

New technology for early detection of Type 1 diabetes

Researchers are developing early detection technology for Type 1 diabetes that can accurately predict if a child is at risk of the chronic disease.
World-first study shows benefits of 5:2 diet for people with diabetes
Hormones 28 Jul 2018

World-first study shows benefits of 5:2 diet for people with diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes are just as likely to lose weight and control their blood glucose levels if they follow a 5:2 diet.
New gene discovery unlocks mysteries of our immunity
Hormones 15 Jul 2018

New gene discovery unlocks mysteries of our immunity

Australia’s national science agency CSIRO has identified a new gene that plays a critical role in regulating the body’s immune response to infection and disease.