Due to the increasing global prevalence of obesity, older adults may live more years of their remaining life with limited physical function and activities in daily living (ADLs), according to a study, adding that older adults, their families and healthcare systems should be aware of this problem.
Empagliflozin treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus exerts beneficial effects on cardiovascular (CV) risk factors, including blood pressure and uric acid, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
People who love to eat chocolate products and those with high intakes of cocoa-derived flavanols have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D) even after controlling for sugar intake, diet quality and other aspects of the diet, according to a new study.
Women practicing exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months achieve greater postpartum weight loss compared with those exclusively breastfeeding for a shorter duration, according to data from the MILK* study.
The risks of mortality and cardiovascular events associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) markedly differ according to age at diagnosis, with the highest risks seen in those with early diagnosed T2DM, according to a study.