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 Nutrition & Dietetics:

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The injectable drug Saxenda may be a helpful tool in the battle against excess weight and obesity, a new study suggests.

    People who injected Saxenda (liraglutide) every day for a year lost an average of 18.5 pounds, compared with an average of 6...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The injectable drug Saxenda may be a helpful tool in the battle against excess weight and obesity, a new study suggests.

    People who injected Saxenda (liraglutide) every day for a year lost an average of 18.5 pounds, compared with an average of 6...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neighborhoods with easy access to healthy foods and safe places to exercise may help residents reduce their risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

    The study found that the risk of developing diabetes was 12 percent lower in neighborhoods...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The order in which obese people with type 2 diabetes eat their food can affect their blood sugar levels, a small study suggests.

    The new research found that having protein and vegetables before carbohydrates was linked to lower blood sugar and i...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, June 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High-fructose corn syrup has long been portrayed as a major villain in the American diet.

    But a new school of thought contends that plain old table sugar or even all-natural honey can be just as harmful to a person's he...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise appears to benefit people with type 2 diabetes in a number of ways, a new study suggests.

    Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas looked at health records from people with type 2 diabetes. They foun...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As women begin menopause, hormone fluctuations increase the risk of sleep problems during certain phases of the menstrual cycle, according to a small new study.

    Researchers analyzed the sleep patterns of 20 women in the earliest stage of menopaus...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, June 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 2 diabetes who don't always have enough money for food have worse blood sugar control than people who don't worry about where their next meal will come from, new research finds.

    "We talk about healthy eating a lot in diabetes ed...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, June 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A class of drugs used to treat diabetes also appears to help patients lose weight by changing how the brain responds to food, a new study suggests.

    Researchers have been trying to learn how gut-hormone based medications called GLP-1 receptor agoni...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    TUESDAY, June 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers are launching a clinical trial to see if a vaccine approved long ago to prevent tuberculosis may also hold promise as a treatment for type 1 diabetes.

    The proposed five-year study is designed to investigate whether repeated injections...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    MONDAY, June 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise reduces pregnant women's risk of developing gestational diabetes and also helps control weight gain, a new review shows.

    In the report, published recently in the BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Spanish ...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, June 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Type 2 diabetes may reduce the risk of developing the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a new study suggests.

    ALS, also called Lou Gehrig's disease after the famed baseball player who died of the illness, destroys nerve...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, May 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The diabetes drug metformin was linked to a lower risk of developing the eye condition glaucoma in a new study.

    People who took the most metformin during the 10-year study period had a 25 percent reduced risk of glaucoma compared with people not ...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A vegan diet might help people with diabetes-related nerve damage shed weight and find some pain relief, a small pilot study suggests.

    Vegan diets are free of all animal products, including eggs and dairy. Instead, people get their protein, fat ...Full Article

  • 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