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Higher BMI Linked With Lower Mortality in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Higher BMI Linked With Lower Mortality in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Higher BMI was associated with lower all-cause and cardiac mortality in adults with congenital heart disease, even after adjusting for age, defect complexity, cyanosis, and objective exercise capacity.

Long-Term Weight Loss Improved by Maintenance Intervention

Long-Term Weight Loss Improved by Maintenance Intervention

Researchers found that dieters who received personal coaching post-diet gained back only 1.5 pounds on average.

Circulating Extracellular RNAs Tied to Insulin Resistance

Circulating Extracellular RNAs Tied to Insulin Resistance

Across nearly 400 ex-RNAs, 18 were associated with insulin resistance in age-, sex-, and body mass index-adjusted models.

Air Pollution Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Air Pollution Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Children

A faster decline in insulin sensitivity was seen with elevated concentrations of nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter with aerodynamic diameter less than 2.5.

Animal vs Plant Protein Diets in Type 2 Diabetes

Animal vs Plant Protein Diets in Type 2 Diabetes

Diets high in animal or plant protein yielded similar clinical improvements in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis Clinical Practice Guidelines

Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis Clinical Practice Guidelines

New guidelines for dyslipidemia management and atherosclerosis prevention include a wider range of disease stages and more aggressive intervention.

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Increased With Smokeless Tobacco

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Increased With Smokeless Tobacco

Type 2 diabetes risk in users of smokeless tobacco was similar to that of regular smokers.

Can Vitamin D Improve Statin Efficacy in Patients With HIV?

Can Vitamin D Improve Statin Efficacy in Patients With HIV?

While patients taking rosuvastatin did not see an increase in 25(OH)D levels, baseline vitamin D deficiency decreased rouvastatin's effectiveness.

Type 2 Diabetes Outcomes With Novel Glucose Lowering Drugs or Insulin

Type 2 Diabetes Outcomes With Novel Glucose Lowering Drugs or Insulin

Novel glucose lowering drugs reduced risk of all-cause mortality, CVD, and hypoglycemia compared with insulin treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes.

HbA1c Related to Aortic Stiffness, Even Without Diabetes

HbA1c Related to Aortic Stiffness, Even Without Diabetes

Glycated hemoglobin and homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance correlated with progression of carotid femoral pulse wave velocity.

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