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diabetes

Pediatric health
Non-fasting blood test can help screen youth for pre-diabetes and diabetes
Published Aug 25, 2020
Study suggests the hemoglobin A1c test can identify youth at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and associated cardiovascular problems
Health risks of sleep apnea
Published Sept 5, 2017
Study finds increases in blood sugar, fat levels, stress hormones, blood pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea / Johns Hopkins Medicine
Diabetes
Episodes of extremely low blood sugar put diabetics at increased risk for death
Published March 10, 2017
Within three years of dangerously low blood sugar episode requiring emergency department visit, one-third of those in study died / School of Public Health
Cell biology
Nerve growth protein also control blood sugar
Published Nov 15, 2016
Finding could lead to treatments for type-2 diabetes, which affects nearly 1 in 10 Americans
APPOINTMENT
Diabetes expert named BDP
Published Feb 23, 2016
Rexford Ahima holds appointments in schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing
Obesity and autism risk
Published Jan 29, 2016
School of Public Health study of more than 2,700 mother-child pairs offers new evidence that autism develops in utero / School of Public Health
Nutrition
Healthy revenue bump?
Published July 1, 2015
Carryout restaurants can increase their profits by offering healthier menu items, small study suggests
Live long and prosper?
Published July 23, 2014
Life expectancy gains threatened as more older Americans suffer from multiple medical conditions
Dodging diabetes
Published July 16, 2013
Significant weight loss may be key to preventing type 2 diabetes, researchers say / Hopkins Medicine