John A. Chabot

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Affiliation:

  • Columbia University

Location:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia
  • Herbert Irving Pavilion Room 819
  • New York, NY
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    THURSDAY, May 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- They may live in the "City That Never Sleeps," but most New Yorkers still sit around a lot -- an average of seven hours every day, a new study shows.

    That estimate may be low, the study authors added, because the data was largely based on what p...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who get a lot of fiber in their diet may be lowering their odds for type 2 diabetes, new research shows.

    "We are not certain why this might be, but potential mechanisms could include feeling physically full for longer, prolonged release ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even people who only have a mildly overactive thyroid gland face an elevated risk for fractures in the hips or spinal area, a new review suggests.

    "Subclinical hyperthyroidism" is a condition in which an overactive thyroid gland produces too much ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A baby's gender appears to affect a mother's risk for diabetes during pregnancy -- called gestational diabetes -- and type 2 diabetes after pregnancy, a new study suggests.

    Researchers reviewed data from nearly 643,000 women in Canada. The women...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were bullied in childhood may be at an increased risk for obesity, heart disease and diabetes, a new British study suggests.

    "Our research has already shown a link between childhood bullying and risk of mental health disorders in chil...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-third of U.S. adults have a combination of health problems collectively known as metabolic syndrome that increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to new research.

    What's worse, the researchers found the rate of meta...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A certain class of type 2 diabetes drugs can lead to a life-threatening condition called ketoacidosis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

    These prescription drugs are called sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors and include ca...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Shift work may harm your health, a new study warns.

    Researchers examined data on nearly 1,600 people in Wisconsin, comparing the health of shift workers with those who worked a 9-to-5 schedule.

    The results showed ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Shift work may harm your health, a new study warns.

    Researchers examined data on nearly 1,600 people in Wisconsin, comparing the health of shift workers with those who worked a 9-to-5 schedule.

    The results showed ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy & Immunology:

    TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When the seasons change, your immune system response may also change, British researchers report.

    These findings might explain why conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and heart disease are worse in the winter than in the summer, the new study ...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who love sugary sodas and flavored milk may have a heightened risk of type 2 diabetes, regardless of their body weight, a large new study finds.

    The good news, the researchers said, is that swapping just one of those drinks each day -- f...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive management of type 1 diabetes can reduce the risk of having a diabetes-related eye surgery by nearly 50 percent, according to a new report.

    But even for people who couldn't meet the very stringent blood sugar targets set for the stu...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite evidence that has suggested the diabetes drug metformin might have potential as a cancer fighter, a new study finds the medication didn't help patients with a type of pancreatic cancer.

    Patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma who ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Endocrinology:

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a small, preliminary study, high-dose insulin capsules safely induced what appears to be a protective immune response in children at high risk of developing type 1 diabetes.

    If these findings hold true in larger studies done over longer per...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of American children and teens with type 1 diabetes are experiencing a life-threatening complication at the time of their diagnosis, a new study finds.

    Researchers say a lack of insurance may mean some children are getting diagn...Full Article