Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tag: Endocrinology

Eating Eggs Not Associated with Cardiovascular Risk

Eggs Are ‘Not Linked to Cardiovascular Risk’

Consuming up to 12 eggs per week for a year did not raise the heart risk factors in patients with pre-diabetes and type 2...

45% Sri Lankan Women Are Obese: UNICEF

Over 45 per cent of women in Sri Lanka are overweight or obese indicating a serious double burden of malnutrition within the adult population,...
Management and treatment for obesity

Most Health Care Professionals Don’t Know Right Treatment for Obesity

Most health care providers lack knowledge and understanding of recommended obesity treatments, such as behavioral counseling and pharmacotherapy, recent research at the Washington University...
Types-of-diabetes

Updated Classification for Diabetes – It has five types !

Adult-onset diabetes consists of five types of disease that have different physiological and genetic profiles, rather than the traditional type 1 and 2 classification,...

Fasting diets reduce important risk factor for cardiovascular disease

Intermittent energy restriction diets, such as the 5:2 diet, clears fat from the blood quicker after eating meals than daily calorie restriction diets –...
Metformin is Safe in Type 2 Diabetes With Moderate to Severe CKD

Metformin is Safe in Type 2 Diabetes With Moderate to Severe...

Treatment with metformin appears to be safe and efficacious in patients with type 2 diabetes and moderate to severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) as...
Breastfeeding May Halve Diabetes Risk

Breastfeeding May Halve Diabetes Risk in Women

Mothers who breastfeed their babies for 6 months or more reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by nearly half throughout their...
Sugar Substitutes/Artificial Sweeteners?

What Doctors Should Know on Sugar Substitutes/Artificial Sweeteners?

Srilankans now tend to buy foods and beverages those contain artificial sweeteners than pure sugar as these new type of foods give very less...
Ideal Amount of Exercise for Healthy Life - Sri Lankan Study

Ideal Amount of Exercise for Healthy Life – Sri Lankan Study

Debate remains just how much exercise is too little, too much or just right to improve health and longevity. This article reviews the present...
Latest Lipid Management Guidelines with 'Extreme' CVD Risk Category

Latest Lipid Management Guidelines with ‘Extreme’ CVD Risk Category

In a departure from recommendations by cardiology societies, two endocrine groups have issued new lipid-management guidelines that bring back LDL-cholesterol "targets" and are the...

Take-away Meals Link to Heart Disease and Diabetes in Children

Frequent and regular consumption of take-away meals increases risk for heart disease and diabetes in children. Regular consumption of take-away meals may boost a child's...
Synthetic Beta Cells to Treat Diabetes

Synthetic Beta Cells to Treat Diabetes

Treating type 1 diabetes and some cases of type 2 diabetes has long required painful and frequent insulin injections or a mechanical insulin pump...

Medicine – Guidelines

Screening Guidelines Chronic Kidney Disease Sri Lanka – 2017 Triage of Fever Patients with Suspected Dengue and Criteria for Admission -06/2017 Zika Virus Infection 2016 –...

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