William Lee Dubois

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  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a discovery that could eventually shed light on some diseases that plague modern society, a tribe in a remote part of the Amazon jungle in Venezuela appears to have the most diverse collection of bodily bacteria ever found.

    The study suggests ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Depression and diabetes are each hard on the brain, and having both conditions may significantly raise the risk of dementia, according to new research.

    "What this argues for is, we need to do a better job of both identifying diabetes and depre...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnancy-related diabetes may increase the risk a child will develop autism, new research suggests.

    The blood sugar disorder, known as gestational diabetes, was linked to a moderately increased risk for an autism spectrum disorder in a study of...Full Article