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Latest Diabetes & Endocrinology News

Meat Study Authors Have Financial Ties to Beef Industry

The authors of a recent study downplaying the health risks of red meat have financial ties with meat producers. The international group of researchers has received funding from a university program partially backed by the beef industry, the Washington Post reported Monday.

Nearly 5 Million Youth Are Obese in the United States

Nationwide, 4.8 million young people ages 10 to 17 years have obesity, according to the State of Childhood Obesity: Helping All Children Grow Up Healthy report published Oct. 10 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Medicare Spends More Than $6 Billion on Secondary Fractures

Medicare could save billions of dollars if secondary fractures could be prevented with improved osteoporosis screening, according to a new National Osteoporosis Foundation report conducted by Milliman.

Diabetes Distress Common at Large Midwestern University

In a large university population, the prevalence of diabetes distress is high, and high diabetes distress levels are associated with lower diabetes quality of life for both type 1 diabetes mellitus and type 2 diabetes mellitus patients, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.