I read a great article recently that included blood glucose testing, but parts of the article really bother me. While the article was essentially about whether health tracking is useful with all of the new apps available for users, one angle...Read more
of log in for a discussion of a new model for predicting weight loss, and for Toby's best advice on losing weightI’ve been reading an article published in the Lancet, an esteemed British medical journal, about weight loss predictions. An international group has done mathematical...
Findings from the “Study to Help Improve Early Evaluation and Management of Risk Factors Leading to Diabetes” (SHIELD) revealed some interesting information about the behaviors of people with diabetes. SHIELD is the largest nongovernmental longitudinal survey in the U.S., and the results were presented at the 2011 American Diabetes Association meeting. Investigators from a variety...Read more
Lifestyle Intervention Improves Health for Diabetes Patients Lifestyle intervention for weight loss in obese individuals with diabetes may reduce high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) levels, according to a report published in the November issue of Diabetes Care. L. Maria Belalcazar, M.D., of the University of Texas in Galveston, and colleagues compared the impact of intensive lifestyle...Read more