HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Obesity may be factor in accelerated type I diabetes in some patients

an autoimmune disorder, in which the body's own defenses turn on it.

As birth weight decreased, the age at which type 1 diabetes appeared advanced. The study was part of the Search for Diabetes in Youth, and involved 449 participants who were under 20 at the time of the diabetes diagnosis.

The six clinical sites were the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, the University of South Carolina in Columbia, Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, the Sansum Medical Research Institute in Santa Barbara, Calif., and University of Hawaii.

Search for Diabetes in Youth is trying to determine the prevalence and incidence of childhood diabetes and document how much childhood diabetes is type 1, how much is type 2, and how much is due to other rare causes. The study is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

According to the American Diabetes Association, type 1 diabetes results from the body's failure to produce insulin, the hormone that "unlocks" the cells of the body, allowing glucose to enter and fuel them. Type 2 diabetes results from insulin resistance (a condition in which the body fails to properly use insulin), combined with relative insulin deficiency.


'"/>

Contact: Robert Conn
rconn@wfubmc.edu
336-716-4587
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
3-Feb-2006


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Obesity linked to hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney disease
2. Obesity increases risk of injury on the job
3. Obesity increases workers compensation costs
4. Obesity may be linked to middle ear effusions in children
5. Obesity surgery can lead to memory loss, other problems
6. Obesity and environmental chemicals -- New research probes potential link
7. Obesity could bankrupt the health system, warn doctors
8. Obesity linked to acid reflux disease
9. Obesity a growing problem in the Indo-Asian population
10. Obesity tied to higher risk of complications in spinal surgery, Jefferson neurosurgeon finds
11. Obesity independently impacts prostate cancer screening

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Obesity may factor accelerated type diabetes some patients

(Date:4/24/2015)... 24, 2015 The Fastest Fat Loss Week ... great success of the Xtreme Fat Loss Diet, has been ... fat loss blueprint that claims to help one lose belly ... HealthyandFitZone.com's Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. , "Our ... creators spent years researching and experimenting with these methods on ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 Lowcostcarinsuranceprice.com has ... low cost auto insurance for senior citizens . ... drivers, but this does not mean that they cannot ... even senior drivers can find the right coverage for ... insurance brokerage website like http://lowcostcarinsuranceprice.com/ provides free ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... 2015 “Kind,” “selfless,” “the voice of ... ways Denise Weiner described pediatric oncology nurse Laura Vasquez ... daughter, Alexa, during her five-year battle with a malignant ... marrow transplant and numerous experimental treatments, Vasquez continued caring ... when she was not in the hospital and even ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... “ Opera ” was featured on NewsWatch as ... and coolest technology products available to consumers. Andrew Tropeano, a ... and shared with viewers how this is the fastest way ... internet would not be in existence. But each web browser ... is no different. Celebrating their 20th anniversary this year, Opera ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, has written ... worldwide, and how they would not be necessary if the ... nations have been trained to build up armed defense forces ... and distrust. , “The nations believe they must use ... rules and laws, and the rape of their sons, daughters, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Fastest Fat Loss Week Ever Review Revealed on Healthy & Fit Zone 2Health News:Low Cost Auto Insurance Quotes for Senior Citizens 2Health News:CURE™ Magazine Names Pediatric Nurse Laura Vasquez from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles As Extraordinary Healer™ of 2015 2Health News:CURE™ Magazine Names Pediatric Nurse Laura Vasquez from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles As Extraordinary Healer™ of 2015 3Health News:CURE™ Magazine Names Pediatric Nurse Laura Vasquez from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles As Extraordinary Healer™ of 2015 4Health News:A Web Browser That Connects over 350 Million People was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:Armed Forces Would Not Be Necessary if Biblical Laws Were Followed, Says Yisrayl Hawkins in New Article 2
(Date:4/23/2015)... Ga. , April 23, 2015 WellStar ... care available to its patients with the most advanced ... in Georgia to offer TomoTherapy ... United States to offer both TomoTherapy and ... TomoTherapy System rotates 360 degrees around the patient, which ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... , April 23, 2015  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: ... management presentation at the Deutsche Bank 40 th ... 9:20 a.m. EDT. You are invited to ... at http://ir.hill-rom.com/events.cfm or access it directly at ... will be available one hour after conclusion of the ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... 2015  To commemorate the upcoming 25 th anniversary of ... long-anticipated ADA Legacy Tour will make a stop at ... at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center in ... will be Friday and Saturday 11 am to 5 pm, and ... Tour is a traveling exhibit designed to raise public awareness and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:WellStar's New, Highly Targeted Therapy Shortens Cancer Treatment Time 2ADA 25th Anniversary Legacy Tour Stops at Abilities Expo New York Metro, May 1-3 2ADA 25th Anniversary Legacy Tour Stops at Abilities Expo New York Metro, May 1-3 3
Cached News: