Even a little weight loss may lower diabetes risk in teens

08/1/2013 | United Press International

A modest weight loss of about 8% was associated with better insulin sensitivity in obese youths ages 13 to 17, researchers reported in the Journal of Pediatrics. The results suggest that even small improvements in exercise and eating habits may help reduce diabetes risk in obese teens, researchers said.

View Full Article in:

United Press International

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Food & Drug Associate
Confidential
Washington, D.C., DC
Senior Manager, Gaps in Care
UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Detroit, MI
Compliance Director
Abbott Laboratories
Santa Clara, CA
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations