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News: Consultant 360 Metabolic Disease Articles November 2016

New Metabolic Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

A 30-Second Intervention During Primary Care Visits Can Effectively Encourage Weight Loss

A brief, 30-second intervention during primary care visits can effectively encourage weight loss inobese patients, according to a recent study.

Study Details the Effects of Soft Drink Consumption on Diabetes Risk

Adults who consume at least two 200 mL servings of soda daily are twice as likely to develop latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA) and 2.4 times as likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to recent research from Sweden.

Study Details the Effect of Exercise of Diabetes Risk

More leisure time physical activity (LTPA) is associated with significantly lower incidence of type 2 diabetes in the general population, according to the results of a recent study.

Endocrine Society Releases Insulin Pump Guidelines

New guidelines sponsored by the US Endocrine Society in conjunction with the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and the European Society of Endocrinology endorse broader use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors in patients with diabetes.

ADA: Guideline Recommends Light Activity Every 30 Minutes

A new guideline published by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends 3 or more minutes of light physical activity—such as walking, leg extensions, or overhead arm stretches—every 30 minutes during prolonged sedentary time, especially for people with type 2 diabetes.