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Study: "Sprouty" protein may cause osteoporosis
In the latest edition of The FASEB Journal, researchers from the Maine Medical Center Research Institute record their discovery of a new protein that is responsible for regulating body fat and bone mass, which they named Sprouty.
New study suggests link between childhood obesity and poor bone health
Research has shown that overweight children who do not receive enough exercise may be at high risk for type 2 diabetes. However, a study recently published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research suggests that these children may also be at risk for osteoporosis.
Obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes exhibit poorer cognitive performance
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have discovered that obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have cognitive impairments. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has also revealed that these individuals possess subtle neurological abnormalities.
Prevalence of type 2 diabetes increases in First Nations population
A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has revealed that the incidence of type 2 diabetes in First Nations people - those of Aboriginal descent - is greatly increasing. Men and women from this background were 2.5 and 4 times more likely to have diabetes than people in other regions.
Gestational Diabetes and Childhood Obesity
Insulin Therapy and Neuropathy in Type 1 Diabetes
Michelle Obama Takes on Obesity in America's Kids
Let's Move Campaign Aims to End Multi-faceted Epidemic
Childhood obesity is rising, and it's a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes. First Lady Michelle Obama is actively addressing the childhood obesity problem with a national awareness program called Let's Move. Learn all about it in this article.

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