Researchers report a dose–response relationship between body mass index and cardiovascular risk even in severely obese adolescents, making its assessment important to limit further disease progression.
Encouraging patients newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes to diet or to diet and increase their physical activity reduces markers of inflammation and their cardiovascular risk compared with usual care, real-world study findings show.
Patients with young-onset Type 2 diabetes have worse metabolic control than those with late-onset disease, but they are less likely to receive organ-protective drugs, show data from the Joint Asia Diabetes Evaluation cohort.
Patients with a mutation in the thyroid hormone receptor α gene that affects both the thyroid hormone receptor α1 and α2 protein variants have similar characteristics to patients with mutations affecting only the α1 variant, report researchers.
Scientists have detected significant differences in the cytokine and chemokine make up of gingival crevicular fluid taken from chronic periodontitis patients with uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes and those without.