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News: Consultant 360 Metabolic Disease Articles September 2017

New Metabolic Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Body Fat Distribution Is Predictive of All-Cause Mortality

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In a recent study, researchers compared the ability of visceral-to-subcutaneous fat area ratio to predict all-cause mortality, compared with overall adiposity.

Obesity Could Be Linked to Diminished Sense of Taste

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In a recent study, researchers examined whether diminished ability to taste was linked to a preference for sweeter foods and beverages.

Intensive BP Control Benefits Individuals with Prediabetes, Normoglycemia

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A recent study investigated the effects of intensive systolic blood pressure treatment on cardiovascular outcomes among participants with prediabetes and normoglycemia.

Obesity Could Be Linked to Exposure to Common Chemicals

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Previous research has suggested that common household chemicals could disrupt metabolic homeostasis and contribute to obesity. In a recent study, researchers assessed the effects of exposure to common household chemicals and food additives on hormones that connect the gastrointestinal tract with the brain, which are responsible for hunger and satiety.

Screen-Detected Diabetes Associated With Better Outcomes

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In a recent study, researchers aimed to determine whether individuals with diabetes detected through screening have better health outcomes than those with clinically detected diabetes.