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How does a low-carbohydrate diet compare to a high-carbohydrate diet for the management of Type 2 diabetes?

Posted by on Apr 21, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effects of a low-carbohydrate versus a high-carbohydrate diet on glycemic control and heart disease risk in obese adults with type 2 diabetes. This study concluded that both diets helped reduce body weight, HbA1c levels, and fasting blood glucose levels. However, the low-carbohydrate diet led to greater...

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Salt intake and hypertension: could other dietary factors be influencing this relationship?

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of dietary factors on the relationship between salt intake and hypertension. The study concluded that the association between salt intake and hypertension is not influenced by any other dietary factor. Some background Managing hypertension (high blood pressure) can be achieved using a number...

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What are the effects of a low-fat vegan diet on pancreas function in overweight, non-diabetic adults?

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of a low-fat vegan (plant-based) diet on pancreas function in overweight, non-diabetic adults. This study concluded that both pancreas function and insulin sensitivity significantly improved in these adults through a low-fat vegan diet. Some background Poor function of beta-cells in the pancreas...

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Effects of soy and cruciferous vegetables on breast cancer treatment-related symptoms

Posted by on Apr 1, 2018 in Breast cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined improvement in treatment related menopausal symptoms in patients who have had breast cancer and eat a diet rich in soy or cruciferous vegetable. This study found that higher soy and cruciferous vegetable intake was associated with less treatment-related menopausal symptoms and fatigue. Some background...

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Could a moderate intake of wine be beneficial for patients with well-controlled diabetes?

Posted by on Jan 26, 2018 in Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study determined whether or not a moderate intake of wine would be overall beneficial for patients with well-controlled type 2 diabetes. The authors concluded that initiating the drinking of wine, as part of a healthy diet, modestly decreases heart-disease risk. Some background Moderate consumption of alcohol (particularly wine)...

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How does lymphoma affect the sleep quality and overall quality of life of long-term survivors?

Posted by on Jan 6, 2018 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study analyzed the long-term effects of cancer on sleep quality and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in 9-year NHL and HL survivors. The study concluded that poor sleep is associated with poor HRQOL. Some background Improvements in detecting and treating cancer have led to declining mortality rates. As the number of cancer...

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How does lymphoma affect the sleep quality and overall quality of life of long-term survivors?

Posted by on Jan 6, 2018 in Hodgkin's lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study analyzed the long-term effects of cancer on sleep quality and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in 9-year NHL and HL survivors. The study concluded that poor sleep is associated with poor HRQOL. Some background Improvements in detecting and treating cancer have led to declining mortality rates. As the number of cancer...

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How does lymphoma affect the sleep quality and overall quality of life of long-term survivors?

Posted by on Jan 6, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study analyzed the long-term effects of cancer on sleep quality and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in 9-year NHL and HL survivors. The study concluded that poor sleep is associated with poor HRQOL. Some background Improvements in detecting and treating cancer have led to declining mortality rates. As the number of cancer...

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How does lymphoma affect the sleep quality and overall quality of life of long-term survivors?

Posted by on Jan 6, 2018 in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study analyzed the long-term effects of cancer on sleep quality and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in 9-year NHL and HL survivors. The study concluded that poor sleep is associated with poor HRQOL. Some background Improvements in detecting and treating cancer have led to declining mortality rates. As the number of cancer...

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Does cardiorespiratory fitness improve survival in patients with resistant hypertension?

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of cardiorespiratory fitness on survival in high-risk patients with resistant hypertension. They found that patients with greater cardiorespiratory fitness had a greater survival rate compared to those with lower fitness levels. Some background Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) is important for...

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