Annette Pedersen

Bio

Specialties:

  • endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism

Affiliation:

  • American Diabetes Association

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Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Not only is eating better and exercising healthy for people with diabetes, it can save them hundreds of health-care dollars a year, a new study finds.

    The study, led by Mark Espeland, a professor of public health sciences at Wake Forest Baptist ...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans are at greater risk for diabetes-related vision loss than other racial groups battling the blood sugar disease, a new study says.

    Researchers analyzed data from the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, which eva...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to certain chemicals commonly found in plastics and other products is associated with lower levels of testosterone in men, women and children, a new study says.

    Testosterone is the main sex hormone in men, but it is also involved in a v...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new survey of American adults across 18 states finds 17 percent drinking at least one sugary soda per day, with rates varying widely across states.

    For example, while about 12 percent of people in New York state or Hawaii downed one or more no...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new survey of American adults across 18 states finds 17 percent drinking at least one sugary soda per day, with rates varying widely across states.

    For example, while about 12 percent of people in New York state or Hawaii downed one or more no...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Mental health coaching may help diabetes patients with depression and with lowering their blood sugar levels, a new study suggests.

    Many people with diabetes suffer depression, which can interfere with their ability to manage their diabetes thro...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The ways grizzly bears deal with hibernation and fluctuating weight might offer valuable new clues to human obesity and diabetes, new research suggests.

    The study authors note that the tissues of obese people with type 2 diabetes become dangerous...Full Article

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    MONDAY, Aug. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Poor people with diabetes are much more likely to lose a limb to the disease than affluent patients are, new research suggests.

    Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, found the odds of having a toe, foot or leg amputated was up...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who are obese and work in manufacturing jobs may have significantly less endurance than those who weigh less, a new research suggests.

    In a study of 32 people -- half were obese, half were of normal weight -- people who were not obese had en...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Jardiance (empagliflozin) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat type 2 diabetes, which accounts for some 90 percent of diabetes cases in the United States, the agency said Friday in a news release.

    Affecting some 26 mi...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new report finds that by 2010, one in every 10 visits Americans made to their doctor's office involved diabetes, with the greatest rise among those aged 25 to 44.

    Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found the number o...Full Article

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    MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with higher levels of brown fat have a reduced risk for obesity and diabetes, a new study suggests.

    Unlike white fat, which lowers insulin sensitivity, researchers found that brown fat actually improves insulin se...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Shift workers, especially men, may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes compared to people not on such schedules, a new study suggests.

    Also at special risk are shift workers who don't work on a set schedule, with shi...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A diet loaded with salt is associated with double the risk of heart attack or stroke in people with type 2 diabetes. The risk skyrockets even higher among those whose diabetes isn't well-managed, a new Japanese study reports.

    The study found that...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A single injection of a certain protein temporarily reversed symptoms of diabetes in mice, researchers report.

    The mice had diet-induced diabetes, which is the equivalent of type 2 diabetes in people. The injection of the protein FGF1 restored ...Full Article