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News: Consultant 360 Metabolic Disease Articles November 2020

October 2020 Metabolic Disease Related News from our Partners at Consultant 360

Green Tea and Coffee Could Lower Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes

Previous research has suggested an association between green tea and coffee and mortality risk among patients with diabetes. However, the relationship is currently unclear.

Q&A The Impact of Exercise on All-Cause Mortality Among People With Type 2 Diabetes

In a recent study, researchers assessed the relationship and resulting impact of exercise capacity on all-cause mortality risk among people with type 2 diabetes. Lead study author Yun-Ju Lai, MD, discussed the findings further in this Q&A. 

Obesity and Bone Density: What Is the Relationship?

Although body mass index appears to be associated with benefits to bone microarchitecture, these benefits are not sustained after adjusting for body weight, according to the results of a recent study.

Could Multiple BMD Measurements Help Predict Fracture Risk?

In a recent study, researchers investigated the potential benefits of serial BMD measurement for subsequent fracture risk discrimination among postmenopausal women.

Bariatric Surgery May Impact Depression 

In a recent study, researchers sought to examine how bariatric surgery impacts symptoms of long-term depression and the relationship between depression, weight loss, and patient satisfaction.