Switching from once-daily to once-weekly dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors works to maintain fasting plasma glucose and time in range in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, a study has shown.
High intakes of fat, particularly saturated fatty acid (SFA), independently correlates with triglycerides (TG) to high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol ratio, a predictor of cardiovascular disease (CVD) development, of obese children and adolescents, suggests a recent study.
A low-calorie diet (LCD) complemented with nuts helps reduce weight and enhance plasma concentration of inflammatory factors, such as intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) and interleukin (IL)-6, a recent study has shown.
Greater amounts of pericardial and abdominal visceral adipose tissue are linked to measures of early lung injury and lower forced vital capacity (FVC) in a cohort of community-dwelling adults, a study has found.
Higher leukocyte counts during early pregnancy increase the likelihood of a positive glucose challenge test (GCT), suggesting a link between inflammation and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), a new study has found.