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News: Consultant 360 Articles October 2015

October 2015 Metabolic Disease Related News from our Partners at Consultant 360

Can Family History Change the Impact of Exercise on Type 2 Diabetes?
Researchers examined the impact of familial history of type 2 diabetes on exercise results in those with first-degree connections to the illness, andhealthy controls without family history.


FDA Approves 2 New Options for Diabetes
The FDA has approved 2 new drugs for the improvement of blood glucose control in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus.


Daily Soda Raises Risk of Heart Attack by 35%
A new comprehensive review examined the effects of regular consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages on the risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and stroke.


Could Fidgeting Offset Harms of Prolonged Sitting?
A recent study examined the effects of fidgeting on all-cause mortality risk in individuals who sit for more than 7 hours a day.


Surgery vs Medication: Which is Better for Type 2 Diabetes?
A recent study compared the 5-year efficacy of gastrointestinal metabolic surgery and medical treatment on glycemic control in mildly obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.